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White threatens response to State of the County if Barfield doesn't address issues

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videoThe State of the Union gets an opposition response each year, but the State of the County? It could happen next week in New Hanover County. Full story...
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Commissioners approve final $40M in bonds for CFCC

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Cape Fear Community College will get to spend the final $40 million of bond money voters approved several years ago after a long debate by the New Hanover County Commission today. Full story...
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Body cameras coming to New Hanover County?

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videoThe New Hanover County Commission approved a grant request for the Sheriff’s office to outfit their deputies with body cameras. The request comes amid a nationwide surge in interest in the cameras, after events that unfolded in Ferguson, MO and New York City, NY. The grant would buy 66 body cameras for deputies. Full story...
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All five seats full on New Hanover County Commission

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After months of the New Hanover County Commission functioning with only four members and weeks of uncertainly of the current make-up of the board, New Hanover County finally has five commissioners. Full story...
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Commissioners chip in for forensic chemist, won't vote on chair and vice chair

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video With the pending appeal at the State Board of Elections, the New Hanover County Commission has decided not to vote for its new chair and vice chair, even with the deadline to vote for those positions mandated by law. Full story...
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Rail manufacturer to bring 1,000 jobs to Wilmington

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videoMore than 1,000 new jobs appear headed to New Hanover County. County Commission Chair Woody White, who is also on the Board of Directors for Wilmington Business Development, says he's heard the new company will be Vertex Rail Manufacturing. Full story...
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City, county leaders prioritize Garner Report

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videoNew Hanover County Commission and Wilmington City council met at the New Hanover County Executive Development Center Tuesday to discuss a handful of strategies they want to move forward with first. This is a follow up meeting to discuss the strategies stem the 100-thousand-dollar garner report presented earlier this year. Full story...
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Taxes on the rise, some local leaders frustrated

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videoThe county's 'credit card' bill so to speak is getting higher and higher with that cost eventually passed onto the taxpayer. Some local leaders feel the spending is out of control. Meanwhile, others feel new spending on the horizon is a cost we all just have to bear. Full story...
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Probe launched into election-related phone calls

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The New Hanover County Board of Elections officially announced Monday its investigation into a series of "irregular" election-related recorded telephone calls. Full story...
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