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Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Wed, 10/03/2012 - 4:31pm.READ MORE:
It's finally pay back time for New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger. Berger paid a portion of the more than $400 he owes the county in travel expenses, but the story does not end there. Full story...
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Tue, 10/02/2012 - 10:37pm.READ MORE:
Candidates 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...
Submitted by StarNewsOnline.com on Tue, 08/07/2012 - 2:40pm.READ MORE:
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Wed, 05/09/2012 - 7:41am.READ MORE:
Incumbent Jonathan Barfield Jr. finished ahead of his Democratic challengers in the race for New Hanover County Commission Tuesday night. He, along with newcomers Robert Zapple and Robert Murray, will move ahead to the general election in November. Full story...
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Thu, 05/03/2012 - 1:30pm.READ MORE:
In the race for New Hanover County Commission, six of ten candidates, Three from each party, will move on from the primary to November's general election. On the Democratic side, incumbent Jonathan Barfield faces three men who hope to hold political office for the first time. Full story...
Jonathan Barfield is a second-generation New Hanover County commissioner. His father served on the board for 12 years. Barfield hopes to follow in his father's footsteps, which would start by being elected to a second term in office. Barfield serves on numerous boards and committees to help stay involved in the community. He sat down with us to share this thoughts on a proposed baseball stadium as well as the need for more jobs in Wilmington.
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Mon, 04/02/2012 - 9:31pm.READ MORE:
After weeks of public and even national outrage, New Hanover County Commissioners have voted in favor of nearly $9,000 in family planning funding. Last month, the board unanimously voted against accepting the money. Full story...
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Thu, 03/15/2012 - 10:17pm.READ MORE:
Just days after New Hanover County Commissioners voted against state funding for contraceptives, the response has been incredible. A few hundred people came to Riverfront Park in downtown Wilmington Thursday in protest of the vote. Full story...
Commissioners react to mounting criticism of voting down contraceptive funding; Barfield: a colossal mistakeSubmitted by Marissa Jasek on Wed, 03/14/2012 - 10:11pm.READ MORE:
Criticism of the New Hanover County Commission's vote against accepting a family planning grant has reached the state level, and now the board wants to reconsider. Full story...