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New Hanover County Commission

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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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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Commissioners renew support for film program

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videoThe New Hanover County Commission had their first meeting of 2015 this afternoon. Monday they passed a resolution in support of the film industry. Full story...
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New Hanover GOP blasts Dawson for supporting Democrat Barfield

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videoThe head of the New Hanover County GOP this afternoon blasted Republican Beth Dawson for nominating a Democrat to serve as chair of the New Hanover County Commission. Full story...
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