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Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Mon, 11/18/2013 - 4:24pm.READ MORE:
The 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...
Submitted by Daniel Seamans on Mon, 11/18/2013 - 1:57pm.READ MORE:
New 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...
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 11/18/2013 - 10:12am.READ MORE:
New 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...
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Tue, 11/12/2013 - 3:18pm.READ MORE:
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...
ONLY ON 3: Former City Councilman, County Commissioner Jason Thompson joins us tonight for Election Night analysisSubmitted by WWAY on Tue, 11/05/2013 - 6:15pm.READ MORE:
Former Wilmington City Councilman and New Hanover County Commissioner Jason Thompson will join WWAY Political Editor Kevin Wuzzardo tonight at 6 p.m. on WWAY NewsChannel 3's Election Night coverage. Full story...
Submitted by StarNewsOnline.com on Mon, 10/21/2013 - 3:16pm.READ MORE:
More companies will be given a chance to bid on a contract for hauling trash out of New Hanover County under a plan adopted by the board of commissioners Monday. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 10/21/2013 - 3:00pm.READ MORE:
New Hanover County Commissioners have thrown their support behind a plan aimed at making Market Street safer. Commissioners today voted to support NCDOT efforts to get money to build landscaped medians on Market between MLK Parkway and Station Rd. and between Middle Sound Loops Rd. and Mendenhall Dr./Marsh Oaks Dr. Full story...
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Wed, 10/16/2013 - 4:40pm.READ MORE:
The New Hanover County School Board and County Commission met this afternoon to talk about a number of issues, including the current condition of some county schools. Commissioners and board members discussed what it will take to fix aging schools, including the possibility of hundreds of millions of dollars in bond money. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 10/15/2013 - 10:32pm.READ MORE:
Invoices filed today with New Hanover County show that County Commissioner Woody White's attempt to throw Commissioner Brian Berger off the board cost taxpayers more than $67,000 in legal fees. That does not include hours worked by internal legal staff. Full story...
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Mon, 10/14/2013 - 10:19pm.READ MORE:
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...