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Brian Berger was late to Monday morning's New Hanover County Commission meeting, and missed a chance to discuss and vote on board assignments, which remove him from most of the community boards on which he sat. But before the meeting ended, Berger let the other commissioners know what he thought of their decision to limit him. His comments got strong responses from two fellow commissioners. Watch the entire exchange here.
FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Berger launches e-mail battle with fellow commissioners after being thrown off boardsSubmitted by WWAY on Fri, 12/16/2011 - 11:58pm.READ MORE:
A day after fellow commissioners removed him from most public boards on which he was a member, New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger launched an e-mail fight with fellow commissioners. Full story...
THE RANT: Bravo to New Hanover Co. Commission for stepping up and taking a stand; Berger needs to take it like a manSubmitted by Scott Pickey on Fri, 12/16/2011 - 10:43am.READ MORE:
While various boards, councils and commissions around the Cape Fear are languishing in dysfunction, under investigation or have lost public trust, the members of the New Hanover County Commission did something rare these day: They took a stand and did what was right for the greater good. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 12/15/2011 - 11:59pm.READ MORE:
New Hanover County Commissioners have removed Commissioner Brian Berger from most of the community boards he sits on. The Commission made the decision at its Agenda Briefing this afternoon. It's still pending an official vote at Monday's County Commission meeting. Full story...
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Tue, 12/06/2011 - 2:18pm.READ MORE:
First and not surprisingly, Commissioner Brian Berger was late... again. How is it that he can be early to a New Hanover County Community Action Inc. meeting to stake out his ex-girlfriend and break a protective order, but he can't show up on time for the job he was elected to do? Full story...
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Mon, 11/28/2011 - 11:53pm.READ MORE:
It's been one week since New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger attended a public meeting at his ex-girlfriend workplace. Berger's actions led to his arrest for violating a protective order his ex Heather Blaylock filed. Tonight we finally know who first raised concerns about Berger being there. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 11/23/2011 - 11:59pm.READ MORE:
Police arrested New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger after he violated a domestic violence protection order. The order was issued against him in September, requested by his ex-girlfriend, Heather Blaylock. Full story...
Submitted by Asha Dave on Fri, 10/07/2011 - 10:59pm.READ MORE:
They say politics makes strange bedfellows. A candidate for Wilmington City Council is finding that out the hard way after we've uncovered a campaign record that says if he died, he wanted to give his campaign money to a controversial county commissioner. Full story...
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Thu, 09/22/2011 - 10:36pm.READ MORE:
The New Hanover County Republican Party got together Thursday night for its monthly meeting. One of the topics of discussion was a Republican whose name and face has been everywhere the past few weeks. New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger's issues were discussed, but only for several seconds. Full story...
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- New Hanover County Commissioners talked about a lot of issues during a town hall meeting at Williston Middle School last night, but several times questions via Twitter brought the commissioners back to the ongoing issues involving Commissioner Brian Berger, including the other commissioners asking him to resign recently.
This video includes the raw video we shot during those parts of the meeting, including what Berger had to say about his fellow commissioners and responses from Chairman Jonathan Barfield and Vice Chairman Jason Thompson.
Again, this is RAW video, and has not been edited beyond the use of the record button on the camera.