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Chamber not happy with Commissioners Dawson and Barfield's vote on Special Use Permit changes

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Last night’s vote adds another hurdle to overcome in an already difficult business climate. From year-end 2002 to year-end 2012, New Hanover County lost 1,987 manufacturing jobs, 26% of our manufacturing base. Full story...
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Trash talk continues as county looks for landfill solution

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videoSince at least the 1980s New Hanover County Commissioners have debated what to do with the county's trash. After a work session on the issue today, the debate continues. Full story...
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Entertainment tax forces commissioners to raise Airlie admission

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video It could cost you more to stop and smell the roses as a new entertainment tax goes into effect in the Tar Heel state. Full story...
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Coudriet: County vacation policy is a guideline

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videoThe StarNews reported this weekend that New Hanover County Manager Chris Coudriet is intentionally violating the county's personnel policy to fatten the compensation of several top department managers. This morning we went to the County Commission meeting to see what Coudriet and commissioners had to say. Full story...
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Commissioners to negotiate solid waste deal with Waste Industries

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video After years of debate the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners has decided to take out the trash, and send it to Sampson County. Full story...
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Berger calls out Republican commissioners

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videoNew Hanover County Commissioners yesterday gave Brian Berger a special mandate to show up on time or else. Last night Berger had his first chance to meet that rule, but he showed up 20 minutes after a town hall meeting in Wrightsville Beach ended. But he had more to say than why he was late. Full story...
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Republican Commissioners speak out on Berger ruling

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video A day after a North Carolina judge restored Brian Berger’s commissioner’s seat chairman Woody White fired back during a news conference. Full story...
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Commission chair discusses county priorities, Berger appeal

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videoWith the budget process behind them, New Hanover County Commissioners are moving forward on some big issues. They're also changing the way they'll let constituents know about the state of the county. Full story...
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Brian Berger voted out of New Hanover Co. Commission

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video After two years of trials and tribulations, Brian Berger is no longer a New Hanover County Commissioner. That was the result of a 3-2 vote that some said was overdue, but it may have raised more questions than answers moving forward. Full story...
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