Woody White

Local
5:21 pm
Fri March 22, 2013

New Hanover County Commission Chair calls for Brian Berger's resignation

At a news conference Friday afternoon, New Hanover County Commission Chair Woody White called for Brian Berger’s resignation.  The call came after a series of recent incidents that have heightened concerns about the safety of county staffers and what some are calling Berger’s deteriorating mental condition. 

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Local
4:56 pm
Tue January 22, 2013

NHCo. Commissioners vote to expand landfill, develop long-term waste management plan

A truck pulls into the now-defunct Wastec plant.
Wastec

On Tuesday, the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners moved forward with plans to tackle the county’s ongoing trash issues.

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5:00 am
Fri January 18, 2013

Friday Feedback for January 18, 2013

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An anonymous listener sent this:

sewing...cooking chili...loving my dog...and listening to great jazz on a saturday night...thanks whqr :)

Listener Peter sent in a pledge with this note:

Being 70 years old, I don't have a lot of extra cash, but I listen almost every day at some point.

Listener Joanna Puritz wrote on Wednesday night:

What has happened to Smooth Landing?? That is about the corny music I have heard. Once in awhile but Honky Tonk for a Smooth Landing is not Smooth.

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Local
5:00 am
Mon January 14, 2013

Business Brief: NHC Commission Chair Woody White Part II: economic growth strategy

After proving to be an especially hot topic during election season,  economic development now tops the agendas for national, state, and local leaders. 

Spirited public debates on the issue recently centered on whether a baseball stadium would revitalize downtown Wilmington or if Titan Cement should operate a facility in Castle Hayne.

In a recent interview, Woody White, newly-appointed as Chairman of New Hanover County’s Commission, offered his strategy for growing the local economy. 

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Local
11:04 pm
Mon January 7, 2013

School resource officers to protect every NHC elementary school through this school year

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The December massacre at a Newtown, Connecticut elementary school shook the nation – and caused school boards across the country to re-think elementary school security. 

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Local
7:23 am
Wed December 19, 2012

Woody White, Part I: The Berger Problem

Woody White, Chairman, New Hanover County Commission
New Hanover County

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When New Hanover County Board Chairman Woody White took office December 3rd, he had a slew of issues he planned to address as a new community leader. 

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Local
4:02 pm
Tue December 18, 2012

Berger's DWI arrest renews hopes for his resignation

New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger
NHCo. Sheriff's Office

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Embattled New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger is facing yet another legal issue after his arrest early this morning on a DWI charge.   

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Local
7:59 am
Tue December 4, 2012

Jason Thompson delivers heartfelt farewell to NHC Commission, family

Jason Thompson
courtesy: New Hanover County

Commissioner Brian Berger rushed in late – about 7 minutes after the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners meeting had started. 

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Local
7:51 am
Tue December 4, 2012

White and Dawson take the reins on the NHC Commission

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Three New Hanover County Commissioners took the oath of office last night in downtown Wilmington. 

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Local
8:57 am
Fri April 27, 2012

NHC Commissioner Candidate Profile: Woody White

New Hanover County

Republican Candidate Woody White is a local attorney who says he’s running for a seat on the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners because of what he calls a crisis in leadership.

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