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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.
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Wed, 09/21/2011 - 11:25pm.READ MORE:
It seems the controversy surrounding New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger will never end. The board tried to have a productive town hall meeting Wednesday night, but it wasn't long before issues involving Berger took over the conversation. Full story...
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Mon, 09/19/2011 - 1:06pm.READ MORE:
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 09/16/2011 - 9:33pm.READ MORE:
A judge has extended a protective order against New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger. Judge Sandra Ray Criner made the decision just before noon Friday after a hearing involving Berger and his ex-girlfriend Heather Blaylock. Full story...
Cameras were not allowed in the courtroom for Brian Berger's hearing on a protective order, but Berger talked to reporters after the hearing. The New Hanover County Commissioner has routinely accused the media and others of taking him out of context and distorting what he says. To remove all doubt, we've decided to air his entire interview.
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 09/13/2011 - 8:41pm.READ MORE:
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 09/09/2011 - 11:50pm.READ MORE:
Commission Vice Chair Jason Thompson sat down with WWAY tonight to talk about Berger's issues and accusations. He discussed the widening rift between Berger and fellow commissioners, Berger's refusal to take responsibility for his own problems and where the commission goes from here. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 09/09/2011 - 6:46pm.READ MORE:
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- It's been a long couple of weeks for New Hanover County Commissioners, culminating last night in Brian Berger refusing to resign as the other commissioners requested and then blaming them for the distractions and drama his personal issues have caused. Commission Vice Chair Jason Thompson sat down with WWAY tonight to talk about Berger's issues and accusations. He discussed the widening rift between Berger and fellow commissioners, Berger's refusal to take responsibility for his own problems and where the commission goes from here.
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 09/08/2011 - 11:59pm.READ MORE:
A day after his fellow commissioners called for his resignation, New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger held a news conference of his own this evening. Despite what his colleagues want, a defiant Berger said he would not resign and blamed the other commissioners for the distractions caused by his personal life becoming public. Full story...