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New Hanover County Commission

Commission agenda includes resolutions to reprimand Berger

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videoThe agenda for Monday's New Hanover County Commission meeting released today gives a look at resolutions commissioners will use to reprimand Brian Berger. Full story...
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Commission's tactic to remove Berger last worked in 1935

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video New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger has had a history of run-ins with his fellow commissioners. It appears after last night's meeting they have finally had their fill. Now they're moving to censure him and remove him from office after a 40-minute public argument. That run-in may have been one of Berger's last thanks to a little-known law. Full story...
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Commissioners vote to begin process to remove Berger from office

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"I'm not crazy" – New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger's outraged declaration Monday night set the tone for a lengthy board discussion that ended with a formal move toward Berger's removal from elected office. Full story...
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Running late, two trips through security forces Berger to miss meeting

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videoNew Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger showed up to the Government Center for today's agenda review meeting about ten minutes after the meeting began. Full story...
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StarNews: Officials unsure about ballot date for New Hanover bond referendum

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video A bond referendum to expand and renovate New Hanover County schools may take longer to appear before voters than originally thought. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Commission chair asks Berger to resign; Berger says no

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video At a news conference this afternoon, the chair of the New Hanover County Commission echoed an earlier e-mail and called for Commissioner Brian Berger to resign. White says it came after a series of strange behavior by Berger, including an encounter with the governor yesterday. Full story...
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Wilmington, New Hanover Co. talk cooperation

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video New Hanover County and Wilmington leaders came together this morning for a power breakfast at the Wilmington Convention Center. The goal of the event was expanding cooperation between the two governing bodies and when it comes to the region's economic development strategy.

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Castle Branch to bring headquarters, 420 jobs to Wilmington

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video After looking into opportunities in California and Canada, Castle Branch, which does background and drug screenings for employers, says Wilmington is the place it will continue to call home. Full story...
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City Council, County Commission agree to work together

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video They’re two of the most influential governing bodies in our area and after some bad blood in the past it appears that the New Hanover County Commissioners and the Wilmington City Council are finally seeing things eye to eye. Full story...
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New Hanover commission approves more money for ABC Board members

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videoNew Hanover County Commissioners voted today to pay members of the Alcohol Beverage Control Board more for their work. The chairman will now get $300 a month, and each member will get $250 a month. Full story...
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New Hanover County Seeking Applicants for Boards & Committees

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New Hanover County has many new opportunities for volunteer citizens who want to become more involved with issues that affect the future of the county. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. throwing away incinerator plan

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video New Hanover County is trashing a plan a deal to get the county's solid waste incinerator back up and running. But the ongoing discussion about what to do with garbage has cost the taxpayers a pretty penny. Full story...
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New Hanover Commissioners cancel Feb. 4 meeting

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A lack of agenda items has led New Hanover County Commissioners to cancel their next regular meeting scheduled for Monday, Feb. 4. That means the commissioners' Agenda Review meeting scheduled for Thursdayis also canceled. Full story...
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ABC Board donates $100,000 to school security fund

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video New Hanover County Commissioner Thomas Wolfe announced Tuesday morning that the ABC Board has donated $100,000 to help fund security officers at all elementary schools. Full story...
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New Hanover OKs permit for expansion of county's landfill

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video The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to grant a special-use permit for the expansion of the county's landfill. Full story...
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