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New Hanover County Commission

Judge issues warrant for Berger's arrest; commissioner says he didn't know he had court

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videoA judge has issued a warrant for Brian Berger's arrest after the New Hanover County Commissioner failed to show up for a court appearance. But Berger tells WWAY he did not know he was supposed to be in court. Full story...
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Board tables special use permit amendment

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video After nearly three hours of heated debate the New Hanover County Planning Board tabled a proposed amendment to their Special Use Permitting process so that the public had more time to understand the changes. Full story...
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Entertainment tax forces commissioners to raise Airlie admission

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video It could cost you more to stop and smell the roses as a new entertainment tax goes into effect in the Tar Heel state. Full story...
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Commissioners move on as Berger misses second meeting since arrest

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videoNew Hanover County Commissioners met today for the second time since Brian Berger was arrested again last month for DWI, but there was again an empty seat at the table. Full story...
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Former New Hanover commissioner Don Blake dies at 89

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video Former New Hanover County Commissioner Donald Blake died Monday. He was 89. According to his obituary, Blake died peacefully at Lower Cape Fear Hospice Care Center. Full story...
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New Hanover County security cost involving Berger: $5,000

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videoNew Hanover County officials have spent more than $5,000 this year on added security measures involving Commissioner Brian Berger since his fellow commissioners called for his resignation in March. Full story...
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Berger's drug case continued until January

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videoNew Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger's court case on a drug charge has been continued until next year. Berger was due in court today for his charge of possession of schedule II drugs, but his attorney Buddy Allard says the case was continued until Jan. 16. Full story...
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E-cigarettes banned in New Hanover County buildings; vehicles

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video Electronic cigarettes are banned from all New Hanover County facilities by an amended ordinance adopted by the Board of Commissioners. Full story...
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New Hanover Commission continues to ask Berger to resign

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videoThe New Hanover County Commission reiterates the need for Brian Berger to resign. Berger was arrested last Friday on a second DWI charge after Wilmington Police said he was found slumped over the steering wheel of his car. After Monday's scheduled meeting, Chairman Woody White spoke about their concern and reiterated the Commission's request for his resignation. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Brian Berger bonds out of jail after DWI arrest

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video New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger bonded out of jail around 7:30 p.m. Friday after being arrested overnight for DWI and drug possession. Full story...
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WHA says cooperation key to grant that could change Hillcrest completely

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videoThe Wilmington Housing Authority hopes to transform the Hillcrest community from a neighborhood of crime and violence to a new mixed-income neighborhood. Full story...
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Coudriet: County vacation policy is a guideline

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videoThe StarNews reported this weekend that New Hanover County Manager Chris Coudriet is intentionally violating the county's personnel policy to fatten the compensation of several top department managers. This morning we went to the County Commission meeting to see what Coudriet and commissioners had to say. Full story...
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New Hanover Commission approves nearly $670k for sheriff's Housing Unit

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videoNew Hanover County Sheriff Ed McMahon told county commissioners this morning he has a new plan to fight crime. It involves a seven new positions, six deputies and one sergeant, who will work side-by-side with seven Wilmington Police officers in the city's public housing projects. Full story...
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Commissioners approve raise for ABC chair, e-cig ban

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videoNew Hanover County Commissioners today approved a raise for the head of the county's Alcohol Beverage Control and banned e-cigarettes from county property. Full story...
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Despite most write-in votes for mayor, Meeks says, 'You don't mess with Saffos'

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video Although Wilmington's mayoral race was uncontested, there was more than 500 write-in votes. Among those man about town Ricky Meeks led the way with 73. Full story...
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