Woody White http://whqr.org en Rouzer Wins 10 of 12 Counties in 7th Congressional District; Barfield, Martin Split Geographically http://whqr.org/post/rouzer-wins-10-12-counties-7th-congressional-district-barfield-martin-split-geographically <p></p><p>The GOP contest for North Carolina’s 7<sup>th</sup> Congressional District was a three-candidate game – but the real battle played out between front-runners David Rouzer and Woody White.&nbsp; Rouzer scooped up victories in ten of the twelve counties.&nbsp; &nbsp;</p><p>On the Democratic side of the ticket, Jonathan Barfield captured the nomination but with just six counties.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 08 May 2014 20:14:27 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 54593 at http://whqr.org Rouzer Wins 10 of 12 Counties in 7th Congressional District; Barfield, Martin Split Geographically Rouzer Bests White in District Seven's GOP Primary Race http://whqr.org/post/rouzer-bests-white-district-sevens-gop-primary-race <p>After a long battle in the primaries, the Seventh Congressional District—that stretching from Wilmington to the Raleigh suburbs--is down to one Republican contender for the U.S. House seat being vacated by Democrat Mike McIntyre. Former state senator David Rouzer of Johnston County won more than fifty-three percent of the vote last night, beating Woody White, chairman of the New Hanover County Commission, and Chris Andrade, a Fayetteville military veteran.</p> Wed, 07 May 2014 16:29:22 +0000 Katie O'Reilly 54517 at http://whqr.org Rouzer Bests White in District Seven's GOP Primary Race Candidate Profile: Wesley Casteen (L), 7th Congressional District http://whqr.org/post/candidate-profile-wesley-casteen-l-7th-congressional-district <p></p><p>Wesley Casteen grew up in nearby Duplin County and now lives in New Hanover. Sun, 16 Mar 2014 17:05:10 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 51917 at http://whqr.org Candidate Profile: Wesley Casteen (L), 7th Congressional District Candidate Profile: David Rouzer (R), 7th Congressional District http://whqr.org/post/candidate-profile-david-rouzer-r-7th-congressional-district <p>David Rouzer, a native of Johnston County and former State Senator, is battling Woody White, also a former State Senator and current county commission chair, for the Republican nomination in North Carolina’s 7<sup>th</sup> Congressional District.&nbsp;<br /> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 20:56:28 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 51021 at http://whqr.org Candidate Profile: David Rouzer (R), 7th Congressional District Candidate Profile: Woody White (R), 7th Congressional District http://whqr.org/post/candidate-profile-woody-white-r-7th-congressional-district <p></p><p>Woody White is hoping to represent North Carolina’s 7<sup>th</sup> Congressional District in Washington.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 04:10:33 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 49234 at http://whqr.org Candidate Profile: Woody White (R), 7th Congressional District McIntyre Won't Run Again for U.S. Rep. of NC's 7th Congressional District http://whqr.org/post/mcintyre-wont-run-again-us-rep-ncs-7th-congressional-district <p></p><p>U.S. Representative Mike McIntyre, a Democrat from Lumberton, North Carolina, is stepping down after his term expires. Wed, 08 Jan 2014 22:37:23 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 48710 at http://whqr.org McIntyre Won't Run Again for U.S. Rep. of NC's 7th Congressional District Board Sets Up Rules For Brian Berger To Follow For Remainder Of His Term http://whqr.org/post/board-sets-rules-brian-berger-follow-remainder-his-term <p></p><p>Brian Berger will be left to serve out his term on the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners with no further effort to oust him.&nbsp; Mon, 16 Sep 2013 20:57:19 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 43203 at http://whqr.org Board Sets Up Rules For Brian Berger To Follow For Remainder Of His Term Even in the Case of Mental Illness, Americans with Disabilities Act Likely Protects Berger http://whqr.org/post/even-case-mental-illness-americans-disabilities-act-likely-protects-berger <p>Throughout recent legal battles concerning New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger’s fitness for public office, mental health has been a central topic. At a news conference last week, Commission Chairman Woody White said the commission had heard nothing from Berger regarding whether he needed or had received mental health counseling. White cited Berger’s incoherent emails, conspiracy fixations and erratic behavior as grave concerns that responsible leaders could not ignore. Tue, 10 Sep 2013 20:04:38 +0000 Katie O'Reilly 42870 at http://whqr.org Even in the Case of Mental Illness, Americans with Disabilities Act Likely Protects Berger NHC Chair Woody White on state of the county http://whqr.org/post/nhc-chair-woody-white-state-county <p></p><p style="line-height:150%"><span style="font-size:14pt;line-height:150%;font-family:Verdana">The future of New Hanover County is bright says Commission Chairman Woody White.<span>&nbsp; </span>Unemployment is declining,&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: Verdana; font-size: 14pt; line-height: 150%;">collaboration with the City of Wilmington and the beach towns is expanding, and the County just landed a coveted triple-A bond rating.</span><span style="font-family: Verdana; font-size: 14pt; line-height: 150%;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p> Mon, 24 Jun 2013 11:23:41 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 38681 at http://whqr.org NHC Chair Woody White on state of the county New Hanover County Commission votes to oust Brian Berger http://whqr.org/post/new-hanover-county-commission-votes-oust-brian-berger <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Embattled New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger is likely on his way out.&nbsp;</p><p>Chairman Woody White called for Berger’s resignation last month after a series of actions over the last several weeks by Berger that alarmed the Board – including the public accosting of Governor Pat McCrory during a ceremony at Cape Fear Community College.&nbsp;</p><p>The Board voted last night to censure Berger and to file an amotion.&nbsp; Just before the vote, Commissioner Thomas Wolfe castigated Berger for refusing to step down.</p><p><strong>"</strong> I think the best you could do is resign.&nbsp; You’ve brought shame and dishonor upon this council.&nbsp; And I'm mad about it and I don't want to put up with it anymore."</p><p>Brian Berger interrupted, saying, "We're going to have to disagree on that, and..."</p><p>Thomas Wolfe fired back.</p><p>"Well, of course we are.&nbsp; You can't see where you've done anything wrong.&nbsp; You think you're a white knight on a shining horse.&nbsp; Well, I got news for you Mr. Berger.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; You're not.&nbsp; You're a disgrace.&nbsp; Do the community the right thing.&nbsp; Stand up like a man and resign."</p><p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 13:31:25 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 34506 at http://whqr.org New Hanover County Commission votes to oust Brian Berger