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Commissioner Berger hasn’t attended full board meeting since November

New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger has been noticeably missing from the public eye for the past several months, skipping out on his commissioner duties and not making many appearances at local events.

12 file to replace Berger, Wolfe on New Hanover Co. Commission

videoThere will be at least two new members of the New Hanover County Commission this fall, and there are plenty of people interested in the jobs. Earlier this year Commissioner Tom Wolfe, a Republican, said he would not run to keep his seat. Libertarian Brian Berger, the other incumbent whose term is up, did not file for reelection.

Berger pleads guilty to DWI, drug charge

videoBrian Berger will not spend any time in jail for his DWI charges. The New Hanover County Commissioner was back in court this morning closing the case on two arrests in the last 14 months.

Three Republicans already in race for New Hanover Co. Commission

videoFiling to run for office this year is still a week away, but three Republicans have already begun their campaigns for New Hanover County Commission. John Dismukes, Chuck Kays and Skip Watkins all have plans to run for two open commission seats.

Judge issues warrant for Berger’s arrest; commissioner says he didn’t know he had court

videoA judge has issued a warrant for Brian Berger's arrest after the New Hanover County Commissioner failed to show up for a court appearance. But Berger tells WWAY he did not know he was supposed to be in court.

Commissioners move on as Berger misses second meeting since arrest

videoNew Hanover County Commissioners met today for the second time since Brian Berger was arrested again last month for DWI, but there was again an empty seat at the table.

New Hanover County security cost involving Berger: $5,000

videoNew Hanover County officials have spent more than $5,000 this year on added security measures involving Commissioner Brian Berger since his fellow commissioners called for his resignation in March.

Berger’s drug case continued until January

videoNew Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger's court case on a drug charge has been continued until next year. Berger was due in court today for his charge of possession of schedule II drugs, but his attorney Buddy Allard says the case was continued until Jan. 16.

New Hanover Commission continues to ask Berger to resign

videoThe New Hanover County Commission reiterates the need for Brian Berger to resign. Berger was arrested last Friday on a second DWI charge after Wilmington Police said he was found slumped over the steering wheel of his car. After Monday's scheduled meeting, Chairman Woody White spoke about their concern and reiterated the Commission's request for his resignation.

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