make WWAY your homepage  Become a fan on facebook  Follow us on twitter  Receive RSS Newsfeeds  MEMBERS: Register | Login

New Hanover County Commission

Protest held in response to commissioners turning down family planning funds

READ MORE:
video Just days after New Hanover County Commissioners voted against state funding for contraceptives, the response has been incredible. A few hundred people came to Riverfront Park in downtown Wilmington Thursday in protest of the vote. Full story...
»

Commissioners react to mounting criticism of voting down contraceptive funding; Barfield: a colossal mistake

READ MORE:
video Criticism of the New Hanover County Commission's vote against accepting a family planning grant has reached the state level, and now the board wants to reconsider. Full story...
»

ACLU-NC criticizes New Hanover Commissioners for rejecting reproductive health grant for women

READ MORE:
The American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina today criticized the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners for voting Monday to reject a state grant that would have funded reproductive health care and family planning services for women. Full story...
»

New Hanover Health Dept. looking at other ways to use rejected grant money

READ MORE:
video After all five New Hanover County Commissioners voted against a grant to fund contraceptives for women yesterday, the New Hanover County Health Department is trying again. Full story...
»

Commissioners vote down family planning grant, Barfield regrets decision

READ MORE:
video Providing contraception for women has been a national topic for months, and now it has sparked debate in New Hanover County. Commissioners unanimously voted down a state grant that would fund contraceptive supplies and services in the county. Full story...
»

Thompson changes course, will run for re-election

READ MORE:
Jason Thompson is not done running for office after all. The first-term New Hanover County Commissioner changed his mind this morning and announced he will run for re-election despite saying earlier that he would not run. Full story...
»

Area legislators go face to face with voters

READ MORE:
videoRather than a phone call or an email, voters got he unique opportunity Sunday to bring their concerns in person to area elected officials. The annual Face to Face with Your Legislators event featured representatives from Brunswick, Pender and New Hanover Counties as well as state senators and United States Congressman Mike McIntyre. Full story...
»

FIRST ON 3: Attorney Woody White joins race for New Hanover Commission

READ MORE:
A third candidate has thrown his hat into the ring for New Hanover County Commission. Wilmington attorney Woody White is officially in the race. White filed today to run for one of the three open seats. Full story...
»

FIRST ON 3: New Hanover Co. School Board member files for county commission

READ MORE:
A New Hanover County School Board member has officially thrown his hat in the race for county commission. Full story...
»

Tables turn for Barfield after McIntyre's announcement

READ MORE:
video Governor Bev Perdue’s announcement last month was a shock to many, sparking an entirely new political ball game in North Carolina. Now that Congressman Mike McIntyre has decided not to run for the governor's office, his seat is no longer up for grabs, which leaves New Hanover County Commissioner Jonathan Barfield to change his plans. Full story...
»