Berger hotel claim checks out, but commissioner absent ahead of censure, amotion debate
2 years ago
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Berger hotel claim checks out, but commissioner absent ahead of censure, amotion debate

New Hanover County Commissioners met this afternoon to prepare for Monday's meeting, where they plan to discuss ousting Brian Berger.
Commission agenda includes resolutions to reprimand Berger
2 years ago
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Commission agenda includes resolutions to reprimand Berger

The agenda for Monday's New Hanover County Commission meeting released today gives a look at resolutions commissioners will use to reprimand Brian Berger.
Commissioners vote to begin process to remove Berger from office
2 years ago
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Commissioners vote to begin process to remove Berger from office

"I'm not crazy" – New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger's outraged declaration Monday night set the tone for a lengthy board discussion that ended with a formal move toward Berger's removal from elected office.
GOP leaders speak on Berger censure
2 years ago
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GOP leaders speak on Berger censure

He was once a rising star in the New Hanover County Republican Party, but now party leaders say Brian Berger has become a black eye of sorts and are taking steps to distance themselves from the embattled county commissioner.
Belville censures town Mayor
4 years ago
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Belville censures town Mayor

The Belville Board of Commissioners called a special meeting tonight to censure the town's Mayor.
Commission explores Berger censure
4 years ago
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Commission explores Berger censure

Much controversy has surrounded the New Hanover County Commission and their e-mail exchanges this week. After Commissioner Brian Berger publicly accused fellow Commissioner Rick Catlin of holding secret meetings and stealing his notes, Catlin decided to send a few e-mails of his own.
Brunswick Co. Commissioners vote to start investigation for code of ethics violation
5 years ago
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Brunswick Co. Commissioners vote to start investigation for code of ethics violation

A Brunswick County Commissioner is sticking to his guns when it comes to stepping down from the county's Department of Social Services board. The county voted to adopt a code of ethics and a code of conduct policy in December requiring county commissioners to resign from their boards to avoid any conflict of interest. Brunswick County Commissioners agree Charles Warren could be in violation of the codes and the board is now moving forward with censure proceedings.