FIRST ON 3: Woody White’s amotion against Brian Berger cost taxpayers $68,000
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FIRST ON 3: Woody White’s amotion against Brian Berger cost taxpayers $68,000

Invoices filed today with New Hanover County show that County Commissioner Woody White's attempt to throw Commissioner Brian Berger off the board cost taxpayers more than $67,000 in legal fees. That does not include hours worked by internal legal staff.
Berger a couple minutes late in return to New Hanover Co. Commission
2 years ago
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Berger a couple minutes late in return to New Hanover Co. Commission

Exactly one week after a judge reinstated Brian Berger, the once-ousted New Hanover County Commissioner walked back into the New Hanover County Government Center for his first agenda briefing since his amotion dismissal.
FIRST ON 3: Berger files motion for county to pay legal fees
2 years ago
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FIRST ON 3: Berger files motion for county to pay legal fees

Last week Brian Berger got his seat on the New Hanover County Commission. Now he wants the county to pay for the legal fight.
Republican Commissioners speak out on Berger ruling
2 years ago
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Republican Commissioners speak out on Berger ruling

A day after a North Carolina judge restored Brian Berger’s commissioner’s seat chairman Woody White fired back during a news conference.
Berger’s attorney thinks judge will rule for ousted commissioner
2 years ago
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Berger’s attorney thinks judge will rule for ousted commissioner

We are one step closer to getting a ruling in Brian Berger's legal battle with New Hanover County. Both the county's and Berger's attorney, Chris Anglin, submitted their final briefs this week ahead of today's deadline.
Brian Berger accuses New Hanover County of discrimination
2 years ago
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Brian Berger accuses New Hanover County of discrimination

Former New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger has filed an employment discrimination charge against the county.
FIRST ON 3: New Hanover Co. files motion to stop Berger’s requests for evidence
2 years ago
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FIRST ON 3: New Hanover Co. files motion to stop Berger’s requests for evidence

The New Hanover County Commission has requested a protective order against ousted Commissioner Brian Berger as he requests evidence as his appeal of his removal from office continues.
New Hanover Co. asks for dismissal in Berger amotion appeal, court costs
2 years ago
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New Hanover Co. asks for dismissal in Berger amotion appeal, court costs

New Hanover County wants Brian Berger's appeal of his removal from office dismissed, and they want him to pay for it.
Timeline set for Berger’s appeal
2 years ago
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Timeline set for Berger’s appeal

An official timeline has been set for the rest of former New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger's appeal. Berger was removed from the county board May 20 following an amotion hearing and the ousted commissioner filed an appeal of the decision with the New Hanover County Superior Court in mid-June.
Berger amotion appeal heard in Greensboro
2 years ago
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Berger amotion appeal heard in Greensboro

It's been nearly two months since New Hanover County Commissioners voted to kick Brian Berger out of office. Today Berger's fight to keep his seat moved to a Greensboro courtroom.