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Why are there so many candidates filing for New Hanover County Commissioner seats?

videoSix candidates and one incumbent have thrown their name into the hat for two open positions. There will likely be more with three weeks left to file.

Sheriff Ingram switches political parties

There was a political change Wednesday for Brunswick County Sheriff John Ingram. Sheriff Ingram has switched his party affiliation from Democrat to Republican.

Governor visits New Hanover Co. Monday

For the second time this month Governor Bev Perdue visits New Hanover County today. The governor will hold an education rally at the Minnie Evans Arts Center on Halyburton Memorial Parkway.

Frank Iler to replace Bonner Stiller

videoWhen Bonner Stiller resigned his House seat earlier this month it left a hole in Raleigh. Tuesday night, members of the Brunswick County Republican Executive Committee met to elect Stiller's replacement.

Behind the Scenes Tour With State Sen. R.C. Soles In Raleigh, Part II

videoWhen you're the longest serving member in the history of the state legislature, certain perks come your way. Only two senators have a reserved parking spot, and R.C. Soles has a spacious office to go along with his spot. Despite the size, he still has to sift through nearly 300 letters and emails a day.

NC ranked 34th in pork barrelling

The taxpayer watchdog group Citizens Against Government Waste ranks North Carolina 34th in pork barrel spending. Yesterday the group released its annual Pig Book, which draws attention to government spending.

Libertarians are hard to find

videoYou may have noticed something new on the ballot on Election Day, the Libertarian Party. However, no Libertarians won races in our area.

R.C. Soles wins his 21st election

videoWatching the election returns on television Tuesday night was a bit unsettling for Democrat R.C. Soles. He trailed when the Brunswick County numbers came in.

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