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New Hanover County Commission

LaNasa challenges Gott's residency

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Business owner Justin LaNasa has challenged Melissa Gott's residency with the Board of Elections. According to the paperwork he turned in, LaNasa claims Gott is not a resident of the county, city or voting precinct she claims. Full story...
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Barfield dismisses Melissa Gott as commissioner candidate despite GOP backing

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video Last week New Hanover County Commissioners ran into a roadblock in deciding whether to pick up Melissa Gott to act as their temporary fifth board member. Because of confusion over Gott's residency, commissioners decided to wait. But now, Chairman Jonathan Barfield says Gott has got to go. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. Commission candidates face off at Senior Center

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video Election Day is just four weeks from today, and time is winding down for candidates to make their case. Five of the six hopefuls for New Hanover County Commission faced off again this morning in a forum hosted by WWAY and the Volunteer Older Citizens Action League at the New Hanover County Senior Resource Center. Full story...
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WWAY, VOCAL host New Hanover Co. Commission candidate forum TODAY

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Candidates for New Hanover County Commission will face off for another forum tomorrow. They'll meet at 10 a.m. at the New Hanover County Senior Resources Center. The forum will be aired from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on our sister station RTV. Full story...
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Evicted from home, questions arise about Berger's residency

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video Last week New Hanover County Commissioners questioned the residency of the Republican Party's nominee to fill an empty seat on the board. But the residency of current County Commissioner Brian Berger is also in question. Full story...
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'Smear campaign' started against Gott to keep her out of Davis's seat

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video New Hanover County Commissioners decided to send nominee Melissa Gott back to the county GOP for more vetting after someone complained that she's not a full time resident of the county. Gott was nominated to take over for Commissioner Ted Davis after he was named to the state senate. Full story...
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Melissa Gott nominated by New Hanover Co. GOP to replace Ted Davis

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video New Hanover County may soon have a woman on the board of commissioners. That's if the county GOP has its way. Wednesday night, Melissa Gott was nominated by the party to replace former Commission Chair Ted Davis on the board. Full story...
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Coudriet offers to forgive remaining Berger debt; commissioners say not so fast

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video 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...
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New Hanover GOP to nominate replacement for Davis

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The New Hanover County Republican Party meets to nominate someone to fill Ted Davis's old seat on the County Commission. The County Commission will consider the nomination later this week. Full story...
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County Commission candidates meet for second forum

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videoCandidates 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...
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Berger doesn't pay back travel expenses at commission meeting

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video It's pay back time. At least that's what New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger said last week about the more than $400 in travel expenses he owes the county. However, it did not happen Monday night. Full story...
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Berger drops agenda items he added, doesn't remember requesting them

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video New Hanover County Commissioners held their agenda briefing meeting this afternoon. They expected controversy, but it never happened. The board expected to hear from fellow commissioner Brian Berger about a number of things he asked to have added to the agenda, but that never happened. Full story...
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Davis takes oath for NC House

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While the challenge of election remains for Ted Davis Jr. in his bid to represent NC House District 19, the early resignation of legislator and fellow Republican Danny McComas has allowed Davis to slide in for the short remainder of McComas's term. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. Commission candidates face off in forum

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Six candidates running for three seats on the new Hanover County Commission met Tuesday night at WHQR downtown to voice their views on questions presented by Tricia Vance from the StarNews and Vicky Janowski of the Greater Wilmington Business Journal. Full story...
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Davis officially nominated to fill NC House seat

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A candidate for the North Carolina House has received the title "representative" before the fall election. New Hanover County Commissioner Ted Davis Jr. has been appointed to the House by Gov. Bev Perdue to succeed Rep. Danny McComas. Full story...
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