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New Hanover County Commission

New Hanover County budget puts Wave routes at risk

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videoThe New Hanover County Historic Courthouse was standing-room-only during the New Hanover County Commissioners meeting Monday night. Representatives from groups requesting alterations in the 2013- 2014 fiscal year’s proposed budget filled the room, attempting convince the Board to make room in the county’s budget for their cause. Full story...
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E-mails detail citizen's attempt to broker peace between Berger, commission

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videoJust when you thought there was nothing more to learn about the battle between Brian Berger and the New Hanover County Commission, there is. Full story...
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StarNews: Former commissioner Berger wanted $60,000 to resign

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Everyone has a price and, after some cajoling, former New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger came up with his: somewhere around $60,000. Full story...
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GOP will nominate Berger's replacement

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videoA county spokesman says the New Hanover County Republican Party will pick a nominee to fill the County Commission seat that belonged to Brian Berger. Full story...
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Berger erased from county website

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It did not take long for New Hanover County's government to move on from Commissioner Brian Berger. Full story...
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Brian Berger voted out of New Hanover Co. Commission

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video After two years of trials and tribulations, Brian Berger is no longer a New Hanover County Commissioner. That was the result of a 3-2 vote that some said was overdue, but it may have raised more questions than answers moving forward. Full story...
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THE RANT: New Hanover Co. Commission goes too far with Berger amotion

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videoFor the first time in nearly a century, a North Carolina politician has been removed from office through a process called amotion. But WWAY's Kevin Wuzzardo says there are lots of losers in this case. He explains in tonight's edition of The Rant. Full story...
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From UNC School of Gov't: 'I Second that Amotion'

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With apologies to Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, and with assurances that I haven’t left out the space in “a motion,” this post addresses a question about whether a North Carolina local governing board has authority to oust one of its members. Full story...
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New Hanover Commission schedules special meeting on Berger amotion

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The New Hanover County Commission has scheduled a special meeting later this month to consider a petition of amotion against Commissioner Brian Berger. Full story...
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Berger's DWI case continued

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New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger was back in court this morning, but not for very long. A judge continued the DWI case against Berger until June. Full story...
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County gives CFCC $600,000 to fix mold problem

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videoCape Fear Community College is doing some work to fix a mold and mildew problem in a building on campus. Employees first noticed a problem in the McLeod Building on the downtown campus in December. Full story...
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Commissioners vote to censure Berger, start amotion process

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videoNew Hanover County Commissioners voted to censure Commissioner Brian Berger Monday. The Board also voted 3-2 in favor of moving forward with an amotion to remove Berger from his post as commissioner. Full story...
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New Hanover County Commissioners support film incentives as is

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videoToday New Hanover County Commissioners voted in support of a resolution that would keep the film incentives as is. Full story...
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Berger switches to Libertarian Party

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New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger is no longer a member of the Republican Party. Berger submitted an application to the county Board of Elections Thursday afternoon to switch back to the Libertarian Party, according to county spokesperson Charles Smith. Full story...
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Berger hotel claim checks out, but commissioner absent ahead of censure, amotion debate

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video New Hanover County Commissioners met this afternoon to prepare for Monday's meeting, where they plan to discuss ousting Brian Berger. Full story...
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