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New Hanover County Commission turns blue for the first time in decades following midterms

In the winner circle, it appears a blue wave was enough to break up the split electorate in favor of Democratic candidates.

ELECTION ANALYSIS: New Hanover’s blue wave matched by red tide in Brunswick, Pender

In southeastern North Carolina there were signs not only of a blue wave but an even bigger red tide, if you will.

Candidates try to win more votes at Power Breakfast

A packed house as candidates, who want to be our voices locally, in Raleigh and in Washington spoke to an early morning crowd at the Greater Wilmington Business Journal's Power Series breakfast.

Candidate says campaign signs were vandalized with gay slurs

Multiple campaign signs spray painted and plastered with gay slurs. The vandals targeted New Hanover County Commission Candidate (D) Julia Boseman.

Commissioners approve new cell tower, cost for inlet upkeep

New Hanover County Commissioners voted to approve a new cell tower in the Veterans Park along Halyburton Memorial Parkway.

County and city leaders to formally purchase, enter agreement to acquire Echo Farms land

The City of Wilmington is expected to adopt a similar agreement and purchase request in their Tuesday meeting.
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New Hanover County adopts 2018-19 budget with tax decrease

County commissioners on Monday unanimously adopted the county’s 2018-19 budget, which calls for a tax decrease and sets a new minimum wage for county employees of $15 per hour.
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Zapple, Boseman advance in Democratic primary for New Hanover County Commission

There are two open seats on the New Hanover County Commission this year and three Democrats vied for the party's pair of nominations.

Commission approves tax incentive plan for National Gypsum

After a lengthy debate for weeks, New Hanover County Commissioners are behind bringing National Gypsum back to Wilmington and providing hundreds of thousands of dollars in tax incentives.

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