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.
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.
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.
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.