Woody White

New Hanover County

New Hanover County voters will choose three out of six candidates to represent them on the Board of Commissioners for the next four years. Woody White is completing his first term, but he says he undertook some soul-searching before deciding to run again. Woody White says he doesn’t expect public service to bring with it atta-boys and pats on the back – but the negativity can take a toll. Upon reflection, though, it was the need for steady leadership, says White, that trumped any doubts. Case...

New Hanover County’s Board of Commissioners has three open seats this year. Here are the three Republicans vying for those spots – which carry four-year terms. Guests in order of appearance: Derrick Hickey, seeking first term Patricia Kusek, seeking first term Woody White, seeking second term Segment 1 Rachel Lewis Hilburn: Woody White is a lawyer and former North Carolina Senator who served out the remainder of Patrick Ballantine’s term after Ballantine stepped away to run for governor in...

There are three open seats on New Hanover County’s Board of Commissioners. The top three Republican candidates will now battle it out with Democrats Jonathan Barfield, Julia Boseman and Nelson Beaulieu in the general election.
Incumbent Woody White came in first – with more than 24% of the vote among seven candidates. Beth Dawson, also running for reelection and the current Board Chair, fell to fourth place which means she won’t be on the ballot in November. Patricia Kusek and Derrick...

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Patricia Kusek is running for one of three seats in the Republican primary for New Hanover County Commissioner.

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New Hanover County

Woody White is seeking a second four-year term as a New Hanover County Commissioner. He’s competing against six other Republican candidates for one of three open seats in the March 15 th primary.

New Hanover County Commissioner Woody White, in cooperation with two other Republican candidates for the County Board, delivered a scathing criticism of Chairperson Beth Dawson, after her state of the county address Monday night . The response, posted on YouTube, attacks Dawson, who is a Republican, for abandoning GOP principles and cooperating with the Democrats. ----------------------- The video opens with Patricia Kusek, Chair of the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority’s Board, and a...

The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners has a new chair: Beth Dawson takes the helm after a narrow three-to-two vote at Monday's meeting. Skip Watkins nominated Woody White for Chair; White seconded the motion. Jonathan Barfield nominated Beth Dawson – as he promised publicly that he would a year ago. This was widely expected after Dawson helped Barfield to the Chairmanship in a three-to-two vote last year. The local Republican Party blasted Dawson last December for that move. Jonathan...

New Hanover County Commissioners have rejected a proposed limit on travel expenses for Board Members. At Monday's regular meeting, Commissioner Woody White suggested travel decisions be shaped by the answers to three questions. "Is the travel, whether it’s by a commissioner or particularly by employees or department heads and so forth, is it necessary for licensing and certification? Secondly, is the topic of the conference relevant to an issue we’re addressing?" If the answer to those first...

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