LELAND, N.C. — The North Brunswick Chamber of Commerce recently conducted an online citizen survey to obtain citizens’ input and feedback on issues that impact northern Brunswick County, including the state of the economy, the proposed port in Southport, residents’ shopping habits and the greatest challenges facing northern Brunswick County. A total of 237 people completed the survey.
LELAND, NC – The North Brunswick Chamber of Commerce has extended its online citizen survey through May 6. The chamber is conducting the survey to obtain citizens’ input and feedback on the economy and a variety of other issues that impact northern Brunswick County. All responses will be kept anonymous. Anyone who lives, works or does business in northern Brunswick County is invited to take the survey, which can be accessed via the Chamber’s website at http://www.nbchamberofcommerce.com or by visiting http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/NBChamberSurvey2011.
LELAND, NC – The North Brunswick Chamber of Commerce is conducting an online survey to obtain citizens’ input and feedback on the economy and a variety of other issues that impact northern Brunswick County. All responses will be kept anonymous. Anyone who lives, works or does business in northern Brunswick County is invited to take the survey, which can be accessed via the Chamber’s website at http://www.nbchamberofcommerce.com or by clicking here. The survey will be accessible through April 15.
Cape Fear Business News’ most recent online poll question was “The Town of Leland is threatening to fine the owners of the Buy n’ Go Convenience Store because their American flag is “too big”, saying it violates the town’s ordinances. What is your opinion?”
- 66%: This is what happens when bureaucrats get so hung up on policies that they forget about people. Sounds like the town needs a change in leadership.
LELAND, N.C. – The Cape Fear Council of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) held its first Leadership Breakfast in Leland on Wednesday, May 26, 2010. The Cape Fear Council has held similar events in Wilmington and other nearby communities. The event raised nearly $4,000 in pledges and contributions for the Cape Fear Council. The Boy Scouts of America celebrated its 100th Anniversary in February.
LELAND, N.C. — As several media outlets have reported, the owners of the Buy n’ Go convenience store in Leland are facing fines for showing their patriotism by flying a large flag at their business.
Please let us know your view of this issue by voting in Cape Fear Business News’ online poll, which can be found in the right sidebar of our website.
Local taxes and fees in Wilmington topped $2,125 per person in the 2008 budget year, according to a new John Locke Foundation report. That total placed Wilmington at No. 5 in a ranking of the state’s larger cities.
Charlotte topped the rankings again in 2008, followed by Mooresville, Asheville, and Chapel Hill. The list compared 32 municipalities with at least 25,000 residents. Jacksonville, Indian Trail, Thomasville, Fayetteville, and Goldsboro ranked lowest among the larger cities. Jacksonville, at $1,092 per person, ranked No. 32.
LELAND, NC – The North Brunswick Chamber of Commerce launched a new Web site today. The new site, which was designed by Chamber member Bluetone Media, features a user-friendly business directory which will include members’ logos, a calendar of Chamber and community events, links to the Chamber’s Twitter and Facebook pages and a blog which will be used to showcase Chamber news and events. The site can be viewed at http://www.nbchamberofcommerce.com.
Leland, NC – Nation’s Next Top Model Home, a national web-based reality show, is about to open the voting process to determine the winner of this year’s competition. With the designers’ completion of their seven model homes at Compass Pointe in Leland, NC, the public will be able to tour the homes both in-person and online and vote for their favorite design beginning August 29th. The winning designer will receive $25,000.
RALEIGH, N.C. — The Apple Gold Group, franchisee of Applebee’s restaurants in North Carolina, Oklahoma and Arkansas, recently announced that its 3rd annual March fundraising program in its North Carolina restaurants for The V Foundation for Cancer Research raised more than $118,000, a 55% increase from last year. Applebees’ Leland location was among the top fundraising restaurants.
BELVILLE, NC — The North Brunswick Chamber of Commerce held its annual SpringFest celebration this past Saturday at Brunswick River Park in Belville.
LELAND, NC – Robert “Bob” Skrzycki of Porters Neck won this weekend’s Hole-in-One Challenge at Compass Pointe in Leland, North Carolina.
A putt-off was held to determine a winner of the competition after no hole-in-one was achieved during the two-day event. Skrzycki sunk the winning putt during the second round of the putt-off.