New Hanover County Commissioners http://whqr.org en NHC Commissioners develop legislative agenda http://whqr.org/post/nhc-commissioners-develop-legislative-agenda <p></p><p>Representatives Rick Catlin, Susi Hamilton, Ted Davis and State Senator Thom Goolsby have asked officials from New Hanover and Brunswick Counties, the City of Wilmington, and surrounding beach towns for input as the General Assembly prepares to reconvene at the end of January.&nbsp; Tue, 22 Jan 2013 22:09:51 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 30517 at http://whqr.org NHC Commissioners develop legislative agenda Jason Thompson delivers heartfelt farewell to NHC Commission, family http://whqr.org/post/jason-thompson-delivers-heartfelt-farewell-nhc-commission-family <p>Commissioner Brian Berger rushed in late – about 7 minutes after the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners meeting had started.&nbsp; Tue, 04 Dec 2012 12:59:56 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 28222 at http://whqr.org Jason Thompson delivers heartfelt farewell to NHC Commission, family White and Dawson take the reins on the NHC Commission http://whqr.org/post/white-and-dawson-take-reins-nhc-commission <p></p><p>Three New Hanover County Commissioners took the oath of office last night in downtown Wilmington.&nbsp; Tue, 04 Dec 2012 12:51:04 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 28221 at http://whqr.org White and Dawson take the reins on the NHC Commission Most NHCo. candidates don't support baseball stadium http://whqr.org/post/most-nhco-candidates-dont-support-baseball-stadium <p></p><p>Several major issues facing New Hanover County were posed to the six candidates running for county commissioner last night. WHQR’s Sara Wood reports candidates spoke their minds about the upcoming baseball stadium referendum facing all city residents, but only half of the county.</p> Wed, 03 Oct 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Sara Wood 25084 at http://whqr.org Most NHCo. candidates don't support baseball stadium NHCo. candidates share thoughts on board turmoil http://whqr.org/post/nhco-candidates-share-thoughts-board-turmoil <p>The six candidates for New Hanover County Board of Commissioners sat down last night for a forum hosted by WHQR. Sara Wood reports candidates were asked how they would ensure unity on the board.</p> Wed, 03 Oct 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Sara Wood 25085 at http://whqr.org NHCo. candidates share thoughts on board turmoil NHCo. candidates talk business and regulation http://whqr.org/post/nhco-candidates-talk-business-and-regulation <p>How to grow the region’s economy in an effective and sustainable manner is a question that comes up frequently in discussions with government leaders.&nbsp; It was the second question put to candidates running for a seat on the New Hanover County Commission during last night’s Forum at WHQR.&nbsp; And as WHQR’s Rachel Lewis Hilburn reports, it was a push for clarity after a forum last week that yielded little in the way of specifics.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 03 Oct 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 25086 at http://whqr.org NHCo. candidates talk business and regulation NHCo. candidates discuss energy exploration http://whqr.org/post/nhco-candidates-discuss-energy-exploration <p>It was the first in a series of WHQR Candidate Forums.&nbsp; Last night, the focus was on the six people vying for seats on the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners.&nbsp; Members of a live studio audience in the WHQR Gallery asked questions of the candidates – including – as WHQR’s Rachel Lewis Hilburn reports – whether North Carolina’s coastal waters should be open to alternative energy exploration.&nbsp;</p><p>“What is your opinion of offshore drilling for us in this area?”</p> Wed, 03 Oct 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 25087 at http://whqr.org NHCo. candidates discuss energy exploration Cape Fear Economic Development Council: Candidate Forum - New Hanover County Commissioners http://whqr.org/post/cape-fear-economic-development-council-candidate-forum-new-hanover-county-commissioners <p>On Tuesday, September 25, 2012, the Cape Fear Economic Development Council produced a candidates' forum, in the WHQR MC Erny Gallery, with a focus on economic issues facing New Hanover County.&nbsp; All six candidates for the three open seats on the Board of Commissioners participated.&nbsp; Julie Martin, producer, organizer, and mistress of ceremonies introduced the evening by contextualizing the current state of the economy.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 26 Sep 2012 18:22:20 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 24743 at http://whqr.org Cape Fear Economic Development Council: Candidate Forum - New Hanover County Commissioners NHC Candidates talk economic development at candidates' forum http://whqr.org/post/nhc-candidates-talk-economic-development-candidates-forum <p>Six candidates hoping to win one of three open seats on the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners gathered in the WHQR Gallery last night to talk about the county’s economy.&nbsp; Wed, 26 Sep 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 24701 at http://whqr.org NHC Candidates talk economic development at candidates' forum NHC Commissioner Candidates reveal positions on a publicly-funded ballpark at Candidate Forum http://whqr.org/post/nhc-commissioner-candidates-reveal-positions-publicly-funded-ballpark-candidate-forum <p>Economic development was the focus at last night’s forum for New Hanover County Commission candidates. Wed, 26 Sep 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Sara Wood 24702 at http://whqr.org NHC Commissioner Candidates reveal positions on a publicly-funded ballpark at Candidate Forum