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New Hanover County Commission

Why buy artificial turf for Legion Stadium now?

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video A million-dollar makeover. Legion Stadium is about to kiss its grass goodbye, and taxpayers will pick up the tab for artificial turf. With the economy still in trouble, why now? Full story...
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Legion Stadium to get artificial turf

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New Hanover County Commissioners are doling out cash to help get rid of the grass at Legion Stadium. Commissioners voted 3-2 today to spend $333,334 on artificial turf for the stadium. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: County Commission chair says military service justifies Gravely spending

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video Together, the City of Wilmington and New Hanover County paid $50,000 to help fund the USS Gravely Commissioning. But city and county leaders say their slim budgets might not be able to support other groups looking for a boost. Full story...
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New commissioners get sworn in

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New Hanover County swore Rick Catlin and Brian Berger as their newest commissioners. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. Commissioners get ready for a new year with new ideas

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video It's out with the old and in with the new. New Hanover County Commissioner-elects Brian Berger and Rick Catlin have not been sworn in yet but they are already getting down to business. Full story...
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Commissioners vote to keep Airlie open to the public; election chair addresses problems

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video It was a packed house at Monday's New Hanover County commission meeting as commissioners discussed some hot topics. From election mix-ups to preserving Airlie Gardens, county commissioners talked about ways to make New Hanover County a better place. Full story...
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Elections chair to face commissioners

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Election Day is over, but the New Hanover County Board of Elections still has its hands full. After some problems with voting Tuesday, the chairman of the board is ready to face the music. Full story...
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Commission chair wants answer about ballot mix-up

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video Yesterday's election ballot mix-up has New Hanover County Commission Chair Jason Thompson wanting answers. Thompson says someone has to take responsibility for what went on with the ballots at Freedom Baptist Church and the Northeast Library. Full story...
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VOTE 2010: Catlin, Berger join New Hanover Commission

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videoNew Hanover County Commissioners will welcome two Republicans to the table. The voters chose Republicans Brian Berger and Rick Catlin. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. candidates discuss hot topics

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video Time is ticking and elections are just days away. New Hanover County held not just one or two forums but three different forums. Senate, school board and county commission candidates had one last chance to make their pitches to voters. Full story...
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A look at what New Hanover County spends and what commission candidates think

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video New Hanover County has been accused of overspending to the point of needing to pass sales and property tax increases, even in these tough financial times. But the devil is in the detail, and finding places to cut is a cumbersome, time consuming task. We decided to try anyway, and went line by line through hundreds of pages of itemized expenditures from the county. Full story...
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VOTE 2010: Big Talker FM Poll - Berger, Catlin lead race for New Hanover Commissioner

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In a recent poll sponsored by the Civitas Institute in Raleigh and The Big Talker FM, candidates Brian Berger and Rick Catlin are leading the race for New Hanover County Commissioner. Full story...
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Candidate Profile: New Hanover Co. Commission candidate Sid Causey

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video Tonight we wrap up the last of our candidate profiles for New Hanover Co. Commission. Sid Causey is best known for his time serving as Sheriff, but he now wants to serve the county as commissioner. Full story...
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VOTE 2010: New Hanover Co. Commission candidate Brian Berger

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videoAs Election Day nears, this week we're getting to know the candidates for New Hanover County Commission. Brian Berger has already had a tough race, having to face off with incumbent Bill Caster in a second primary. Berger says he's ready to bring change to New Hanover County. Full story...
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VOTE 2010: New Hanover Co. Commission candidate Deborah Butler

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video As election day nears, this week we're getting to know the candidates for New Hanover County Commission. Today we meet attorney Deborah Butler, who says she's ready to be a firm and fair County Commissioner. Full story...
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