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NHC budget talks get off to tense start
Could your property taxes be on the rise? They could in New Hanover County as the county unveiled its new budget proposal Monday. In it a proposed 5 cent tax increase and that brought out some fireworks at the meeting because on county commission there appear to be two very different ideas of how you get to a balanced budget. Mon, 05/04/2015 - 10:48pm
Ben Carson
Famed neurosurgeon Ben Carson announces White House campaign
Retired surgeon Ben Carson has made it official, telling a crowd in his hometown of Detroit that he's running for president. Mon, 05/04/2015 - 5:21pm
Beth Wood
NC State Auditor Beth Wood running for re-election
North Carolina State Auditor Beth Wood is seeking a third four-year term leading the office responsible for keeping close tabs on government agency spending and whether the money is being spent correctly. Mon, 05/04/2015 - 3:20pm
Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina announces she will run for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination during an interview on ABC's "Good Morning America" May 4, 2015.
Former tech executive Carly Fiorina enters presidential race
Former technology executive Carly Fiorina says she is running for president. Mon, 05/04/2015 - 11:12am
Bernie Sanders
Sanders raises $1.5M after announcing presidential bid
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders says he has raised $1.5 million online in the first day since launching his Democratic presidential campaign. Fri, 05/01/2015 - 4:00pm
Jeb Bush speaks at NCGOP headquarters in Raleigh on May 1, 2015. (Courtesy: WTVD)
Bush talks Baltimore police charges during NC visit
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush says he trusts the legal process that resulted in charges against six Baltimore officers in the death of a man from injuries sustained while in police custody. Fri, 05/01/2015 - 3:15pm
New Hanover County Manager Chris Coudriet
New Hanover County manager to propose 5-cent property tax increase
New Hanover County Manager Chris Coudriet will recommend a 5-cent property tax increase in his proposed 2015-16 budget, which will be presented to the county commissioners Monday. Fri, 05/01/2015 - 9:04am
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Bill in Congress would put Brunswick Co. back into Wilmington MSA
Southeastern North Carolina's Congressional delegation says it is working to put Brunswick County back into the Wilmington area. Statistically speaking, that is. Thu, 04/30/2015 - 5:17pm