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New Hanover County Commission

City, county leaders announce 'enforcement partnership' in wake of shootings

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video Wilmington and New Hanover County leaders announced what they called an "enforcement partnership" between Wilmington Police and the Sheriff's Office in the wake of recent violence, including the shooting of a deputy and the shooting death of his alleged assailant. Full story...
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WIC, Wave feeling impacts of federal shutdown

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video The impact of the federal government shutdown continues to be felt locally. Today New Hanover County Manager Chris Coudriet let commissioners know that the county's Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program and Wave Transit are now being impacted thanks to a lack of federal funding for the programs. Full story...
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Commissioners to negotiate solid waste deal with Waste Industries

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video After years of debate the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners has decided to take out the trash, and send it to Sampson County. Full story...
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Employees take a loss to provide care during Shutdown

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New Hanover County said it will not tap into its fund balance to aid programs affected by the Government Shutdown. To make up for funding cuts, some have had to make personal sacrifices to keep day-to-day activities running smoothly. Full story...
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County funds cannot bail out federal programs

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videoPeople are feeling the effects of the government shutdown nation-wide, including right here in New Hanover County. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Government shutdown costing New Hanover Co. $300,000 a week; Planning service cuts

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videoIn response to lost funding, the administration is moving forward with the following reduction plan, effective immediately, to generate the necessary weekly reduction of $300,000... Full story...
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Wave to continue all routes through fiscal year

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video Wave Transit will not cut any of its routes... for now. County Commissioners, City Council and members of the Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority Board met today to discuss funding. Full story...
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Court: Berger will have to pay own fees, court costs

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videoNew Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger will be responsible for paying his own attorney fees and court costs, the N.C. Superior Court ruled Wednesday. Full story...
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Berger calls out Republican commissioners

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videoNew Hanover County Commissioners yesterday gave Brian Berger a special mandate to show up on time or else. Last night Berger had his first chance to meet that rule, but he showed up 20 minutes after a town hall meeting in Wrightsville Beach ended. But he had more to say than why he was late. Full story...
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Berger shows up for meeting 20 minutes after it ends

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video There was a noticeably empty seat at the town hall meeting in Wrightsville Beach Monday night. That chair was supposed to be occupied by recently reinstated Commissioner Brian Berger. Full story...
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Berger can stay on commission, but must follow rules

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video New Hanover County Commissioners say they will let Brian Berger stay on the board... for now. Today was Berger's first commission meeting since he was reinstated earlier this month. Full story...
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County approves $325,000 incentive for Live Oak Bank; city votes Tuesday

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video New Hanover County Commissioners voted Monday to make a partnership payment of $325,000 over the next five years with Live Oak Bank. The bank's expansion in Wilmington is expected to bring more than 100 jobs. Full story...
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Berger a couple minutes late in return to New Hanover Co. Commission

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videoExactly one week after a judge reinstated Brian Berger, the once-ousted New Hanover County Commissioner walked back into the New Hanover County Government Center for his first agenda briefing since his amotion dismissal. Full story...
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Berger back in court today, returns to commission tomorrow

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videoBrian Berger made his first public appearance Wednesday since learning last week he will return to the New Hanover County Commission. Full story...
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County, Wave Transit reschedule special meeting

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videoThe New Hanover County Commission and the Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority have rescheduled a special meeting about Wave Transit originally scheduled for this week. Full story...
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