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New Hanover County Commission

Commissioner Berger leaves comment on story about where he's been the last few months

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I will take a Polygraph. WWAY and the Wilmington Star-News "reporters" won't. Anyone who wants to see the message from the Star-News, Ashley Withers, "Lie and tell me what my bosses want for the story or I will, with their direction, make something up." That's the Star-News attitude. Full story...
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Brian Berger makes first commission appearance since December arrest

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videoThis afternoon's New Hanover County Commission agenda review meeting included something of a surprise, when Commissioner Brian Berger showed up. It's the first time Berger has attended a meeting since the Dec. 5 agenda review. Hours later Wilmington Police say another driver found the commissioner passed out in his car in the 3500 block of Masonboro Loop Road. Full story...
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Commissioner Berger hasn't attended full board meeting since November

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New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger has been noticeably missing from the public eye for the past several months, skipping out on his commissioner duties and not making many appearances at local events. Full story...
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Trash talk continues as county looks for landfill solution

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videoSince at least the 1980s New Hanover County Commissioners have debated what to do with the county's trash. After a work session on the issue today, the debate continues. Full story...
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Campaign sign vandalism makes claims against republican candidate

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videoSome campaign posters around town are not displaying a message you would expect. How is this affecting the candidates and their party? Full story...
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County, city hear presentation on economic develop strategy

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video Last August New Hanover County leaders hired an economic consultant to help the county move in a positive direction. After hearing the consultant's presentation today, Commission Chair Woody White says the $100,000 price tag was money well spent. Full story...
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Council to fund part of Wave budget

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Wilmington City Council voted unanimously to fund part of the transit authority's operating budget. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: City, county look to work together on future storm clean-up

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video New Hanover County has told the City of Wilmington it will not help foot some of the city's bill to clean up from February's ice storm. But could the mess be a spark for county-city cooperation? Full story...
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New Hanover mulls $500,000 worth of incentives for Fortron

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video New Hanover County will consider ponying up $500,000 worth of incentives for Fortron Industries LLC. Full story...
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Vote on permit for Porters Neck project put on hold

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video A technicality delayed a request for a special-use permit to build a mixed-use project near Porters Neck Road and Market Street, adjacent to the Lowe's Home Improvement store. Full story...
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New Hanover Republicans get first look at primary candidates

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It was a grand old party at the Northeast Library as Republicans studied up on their primary candidates. Full story...
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12 file to replace Berger, Wolfe on New Hanover Co. Commission

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videoThere will be at least two new members of the New Hanover County Commission this fall, and there are plenty of people interested in the jobs. Earlier this year Commissioner Tom Wolfe, a Republican, said he would not run to keep his seat. Libertarian Brian Berger, the other incumbent whose term is up, did not file for reelection. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. School Board budget committee seeks millions from county

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video Earlier this month Governor Pat McCrory said he wanted to increase pay for young teacher, and now the New Hanover County School Board could ask for millions in funding to make that possible. Full story...
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County approves plan for Buck Hardee Field improvements

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Without a word of discussion, Wilmington's Buck Hardee Field got one step closer to getting a makeover this morning during the New Hanover County Commission meeting. Full story...
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