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New Hanover commissioners say state sales tax plan could lead to property tax hike

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video New Hanover County leaders say they are worried about a sales tax plan that they fear could cost the county sales tax revenue and lead to a property tax increase. Full story...
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Wilmington MPO transportation draft shows more bike paths

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videoA draft of the 20 year transportation plan for the Wilmington area shows more bike paths. The Wilmington Metropolitan Planning Organization presented a draft of their 20 year plan to the New Hanover County Commissioners Monday. Along with bridges, roadway and freight improvements, the plan included several multi-use path projects. Full story...
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Commissioners honor 4 deputies for fire rescue

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videoNew Hanover County Commissioners honored four sheriff's deputies Monday morning for rescuing a man from a fire. Cpl C. Hollar, Dep. L. Daniels, Dep. J. Gonnelli and Dep. N. Brothers rescued a disable man from his home on Barren Inlet Rd on Feb. 20th. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. Commission says 'no' to cell tower

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videoThe New Hanover County Commission denied the proposed cell tower to be built off of Murrayville Road. Full story...
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City, county nix consolidation of fire departments

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Wilmington and New Hanover County administrators do not want to pursue a full consolidation of the city and county fire departments. Full story...
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Controversial speech, reception cost taxpayers hundreds

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videoMonday evening New Hanover County Commission Chairman Jonathan Barfield delivered the State of the County address. The speech focused on bigger picture ideas like job growth in our area and our local economy. With all it included, it is just as likely to be remembered, though, for what it didn't include. Full story...
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White issues statement ahead of Barfield's State of County

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Hours before Chairman Jonathan Barfield is set to give the annual State of the County address, fellow New Hanover County Commissioner Woody White continues to make waves about what likely will not be in the speech. Full story...
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Commissioner claims colleagues blocking him from recording State of County response

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video The battle between New Hanover County commissioners Woody White and Jonathan Barfield has reached a new level. Full story...
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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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