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Three New Hanover County Commission candidates pass threshold, only two advance

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Three candidates passed the 20-percent threshold to win the Republican nomination for New Hanover County Commission, but only two can advance. Full story...
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Candidate supporters zip tie signs to road signs

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videoAs we get closer to next week’s primary, streets are covered with campaign signs. Dr. Derrick Hickey’s supporters got creative and zip tied some of his to street signs. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. School Board will have at least one new member

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videoThree of four New Hanover County School Board members facing reelection this year have decided to run again. Republicans Janice Cavanaugh, Don Hayes and Ed Higgins all filed for reelection. Full story...
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12 file to replace Berger, Wolfe on New Hanover Co. Commission

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videoThere will be at least two new members of the New Hanover County Commission this fall, and there are plenty of people interested in the jobs. Earlier this year Commissioner Tom Wolfe, a Republican, said he would not run to keep his seat. Libertarian Brian Berger, the other incumbent whose term is up, did not file for reelection. Full story...
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Board of Education considers change to facility naming policy

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videoThe New Hanover County Board of Education is considering making changes to their naming policies after Hoggard High School renamed it’s football stadium without asking the superintendent’s office or Board of Education. Full story...
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County Commission ignores GOP, picks Wolfe for open seat

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The New Hanover County Commission, with a Republican majority, thumbed its nose at the county GOP today, when it passed on the party's nominee to fill an open commission seat. Full story...
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Republicans nominate Hickey for New Hanover Commission

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videoAfter coming close to winning the seat outright during the November election, Derrick Hickey has been given a second chance at filling the void on the New Hanover County Commission. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. school board approves pay increase for themselves

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video The pockets of New Hanover County School Board members got a little bit deeper Tuesday night. The board approved raises for every member. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. Commission candidates face off at Senior Center

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video Election Day is just four weeks from today, and time is winding down for candidates to make their case. Five of the six hopefuls for New Hanover County Commission faced off again this morning in a forum hosted by WWAY and the Volunteer Older Citizens Action League at the New Hanover County Senior Resource Center. Full story...
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County Commission candidates meet for second forum

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videoCandidates for New Hanover County Commission met for a second forum at WHQR-FM Tuesday night. Among the issues discussed were economic development, harmony among the members of the County Commission and regulation. Full story...
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Incumbent Thompson finishes fourth; top vote-getter says community wants change

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videoTalk of a runoff election swirled around the New Hanover County Government Center last night when it came down to the six Republican candidates for County Commission, but that may not be how the numbers add up. Full story...
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Candidate Interview: Derrick Hickey

Derrick Hickey says he chose New Hanover County to settle down with his family and medical practice because of all it has to offer. He wants to make the area the best it can be. Hickey currently serves on the New Hanover County School Board. He says this experience, along with a plan for success for the county, sets him apart from the other Republicans running for County Commission.

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VOTE 2012: Meet the New Hanover County Commission Republican candidates

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video The race for three open seats on the New Hanover County Commission is hotly contested this primary with six candidates in the GOP race alone. Each of the six Republicans say they have what it takes to win the race, but what exactly do they think matters to the community? Full story...
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School board member upset over loss of web domain

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video A New Hanover County School Board member has learned what could happen if you let a domain expire. Elizabeth Redenbaugh discovered she could not re-register her website because someone else owned it. She was surprised to find out who the new owner is. Full story...
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