Local

Republican Catherine Cooke is running for her third term on the Brunswick County Board of Education, representing District 2. She’s challenged by Democrat Sharon Woodard Crawford. The two candidates are split on the topic of the $152 million school bond. The last Brunswick County school bond was passed in 1999, and there’s still some remaining debt to be paid off. The new bond proposal would pay for the construction of Town Creek Middle School, an early college high school, and new classrooms...

On the next CoastLine, you'll hear from the candidates for Brunswick County’s Board of Commissioners . The Republicans join us Wednesday, November 2 -- the Democrats are on Thursday, November 3. It's your chance to get your questions answered. Listen for CoastLine Wednesday and Thursday at noon. Ask a question any time by emailing coastline@whqr.org . Find us on Twitter at coastlinehqr .

http://www.ncleg.net/

On this edition of the CoastLine Candidate Interviews, we meet Representative Frank Iler, the Republican from Brunswick County who has served North Carolina’s House District 17 for three-and-a-half terms and is seeking a fourth. We had also booked his Democratic challenger, Charles Warren. Mr. Warren let us know a couple of days earlier that he could not appear due to an emergency. House District 17 is located exclusively in Brunswick County and includes slightly more than the...

Republican Gerald Benton is challenging Democratic incumbent Susi Hamilton for North Carolina House District 18. As the future of film in the state hangs in limbo, the two candidates differ in how they’d approach incentives. Gerald Benton says film only benefits two counties in North Carolina: Mecklenburg and New Hanover. If he were to push for the return of a tax incentive, he says he’d be indebted to the other 98 counties in the state: "The legislature, while I’m not sitting there, I know...

David Rouzer

On this edition of the CoastLine Candidate Interviews , we’re talking with David Rouzer . He’s North Carolina’s Republican Congressman from Johnston County in the 7 th District who has served one term and is seeking a second. Before winning a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, David Rouzer served in the North Carolina Senate for two terms – representing the 12 th district. North Carolina’s 7 th Congressional District stretches from the southeastern coast of...

Republican David Rouzer is running for a second term representing North Carolina’s 7 th District in the U.S. House of Representatives. He’s challenged by Wesley Casteen, a Libertarian-turned-Democrat. The candidates are divided on energy policy. Wesley Casteen does not support offshore drilling for oil or natural gas. Even if the state could enter into a revenue-sharing agreement with the federal government, he doesn’t think the economic benefits would outweigh the risks: "We can all still...

On this edition of the CoastLine Candidate Interviews, we meet North Carolina Representative Susi Hamilton, a Democrat from New Hanover County, who has held the seat for three terms and is seeking a fourth. But first, we hear from her Republican challenger this November – Gerald Benton. North Carolina’s House District 18 includes a northwestern portion of New Hanover County -- most of the downtown area and Wrightsboro – just south of Castle Hayne. The larger geographic part of...

https://www.facebook.com/sunger4nchouse/

Democrat Steve Unger is challenging Republican incumbent Chris Millis in North Carolina’s House District 16, which includes Pender County and the northwest corner of Onslow County. Unger says transportation infrastructure is his number one issue, and that transportation issues need to be looked at regionally, not just county by county: “We need to reestablish that rail link that was taken out between Castle Hayne and Rose Hill. That’s very important to my district. Highway 53 was supposed to...

NEW HANOVER COUNTY ONE-STOP VOTING LOCATIONS · Government Center, 230 Government Center Drive, Suite 34 · CFCC Health Sciences Building, 415 N. 2 nd Street · Northeast Regional Library , 1241 Military Cutoff Road · Senior Resource Center, 2222 S. College Road · Carolina Beach Town Hall, 1121 N Lake Park Blvd New Hanover County One-Stop Voting Schedule BRUNSWICK...

http://hollygrangeforhouse.com/

A little over a month ago, North Carolina Representative Holly Grange was sworn in to office, after Rick Catlin stepped down from his role representing House District 20. She has no Democratic challenger in November. The Republican wants to ease regulations and licensing requirements to promote small business in the state. Holly Grange says most jobs come from small business, but North Carolina’s regulatory climate can hamstring such development. In the area of professional licensing, she...

Pages