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StarNews: County officials look into statewide bill as way to remove Berger from office


By: Ashley Withers

New Hanover County is almost out of options to remove Commissioner Brian Berger from office – primarily because Wednesday is the deadline for state legislators to file local bills.

Berger has refused to resign time and time again. Most recently, Chairman Woody White called for his resignation in late March after his latest rants and erratic behavior left county staff and his fellow board members fearing for their safety.

But beyond Berger’s resignation, there are currently only four ways to remove an elected official in North Carolina: if the member is convicted of a felony, corruption, financial or election law violations; the board files an amotion; or the attorney general brings action on behalf of the state in Superior Court. The state legislature could also pass an act removing him.

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Berger isn't the epicenter...

...he's only a part of it. There are 4 others that make up that "epicenter" you describe and they aren't THAT far off Bergers mark!!!


you know he's staying until he finds another source of income.


I think a bill should be passed to move the people that voted for him to the crazy house....

I should hope that the state

I should hope that the state legislator has a lot more useful things to work on than one Brian Berger!

Don't count on it!

Don't count on it!