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New Hanover County Commission

County leaders talk sand, bans with Carolina Beach & Kure Beach

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video Leaders from both Kure Beach and Carolina Beach met this morning with New Hanover County Commissioners. The purpose of the special meeting was to discuss issues important to all communities, from dredging to smoking on the beach. Full story...
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New Hanover commissioners honor Montford Pt. Marines, retiring reps

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New Hanover County Commissioners took their turn to recognize the dedication the Montford Point Marines made to their county. The also honored a pair of retiring state representatives. Full story...
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Wilmington Council, County Commission to hold joint meeting

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Wilmington City Council and the New Hanover County Commission could be taking steps to break the ice on their relationship. The two sides have announced a joint meeting next month. Full story...
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County Commission helps Kure Beach finance renourishment

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video One topic at Monday night’s New Hanover County Commission meeting was money. Kure Beach needs nourishment money and the Fed is not too generous. Full story...
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Ballpark may go on November ballot, Mandalay says private financing is now off the table

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video The City continues to slide closer to building a ballpark and bringing a minor league team to the Port City. Wilmington City Council voted Tuesday night to continue negotiations with Mandalay Baseball and the Atlanta braves for another six months. Full story...
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Commissioners and Aldermen discuss countywide plastic bag ban, shoppers react

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video Paper or plastic? That's the discussion between New Hanover County Commissioners and Wrightsville Beach Aldermen. Last week, they revisited the idea of a countywide plastic bag ban to be more environmentally friendly. Full story...
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Berger, Davis feud as New Hanover commission updates travel policy

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video New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger is back in spotlight. Berger and Commission Chair Ted Davis, both Republicans, had a heated exchange at this morning's county commission meeting. Full story...
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New Hanover commissioners approve budget, honor retiring manager

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New Hanover County Commissioners unanimously approved next year's budget today. Commissioners also honored many retiring county employees at today's meeting, including long time County Manager Bruce Shell. Full story...
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Commissioners question Berger's travel, attendance

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Some New Hanover County Commissioners plan to address attendance and travel issues with Commissioner Brian Berger. Full story...
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County partner agencies, supporters only ones to speak at budget hearing

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The budget is typically a contentious topic among folks in the county, but no one outside of an organization spoke out to county commissioners about the recommended funding. Full story...
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Commissioners to negotiate renovation of trash incinerator

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After a work session and public hearing, the board unanimously voted to negotiate the terms with Covanta Energy, a company that was selected by New Hanover County to potentially operate the Sustainable Energy Facilty, what used to be known as WASTEC. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Berger speaks out after home is foreclosed, sold at auction

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video In the wake of his home being foreclosed and sold at auction, New Hanover county Commissioner Brian Berger is speaking out about his personal and public issues. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Brian Berger's home sold at foreclosure auction

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New Hanover County Commssioner Brian Berger's home was sold to a bank during a foreclosure auction at the New Hanover County Courthouse Tuesday. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Commissioner Berger's house in foreclosure, to be auctioned off

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New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger's house is being foreclosed according to a notice posted this week in the Lumina News. It will also be auctioned off at the New Hanover County Courthouse on May 29 at 10 a.m. Full story...
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New Hanover commissioners talk budget, look to renovate office building, discuss WASTEC

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video New Hanover County Commissioners talked budget today. Commission Chair Ted Davis says the board is trying to put together a budget that will use the revenue neutral tax rate this year and next year. Full story...
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