We cover all the pertinent local stories that affect your freedom! Covering Wilmington, New Hanover County, and Southeasterm North Carolina.

<p>David Perry said he always complied with wearing masks in public after the COVID-19 pandemic began, and got his vaccine soon after becoming eligible in May. Now, he’s suing the New Hanover County Board of Education for continuing to require masks and refusing to allow patrons to enter without a face covering. </p>

Man sues New Hanover's school board over mask mandate. Who is he, why is he taking legal action?

Sydney Hoover - November 1, 2021

David Perry said he always complied with wearing masks in public after the COVID-19 pandemic began, and got his vaccine soon after becoming eligible in May. Now, he’s suing the New Hanover County Board of Education for continuing to require masks and refusing to allow patrons to enter without a face covering. 

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<p>A critical motion hearing in the case of David A. Perry vs the New Hanover County School Board, et al, will occur at the New Hanover County Superior Court on November 2, 2021. We are asking everyone who stands for mask freedom to join us from 9am - 11am to peacefully protest and/or observe the hearing.</p>

Critical Motion Hearing & Rally for School Board Lawsuit Scheduled for Election Day

David A. Perry - October 29, 2021

A critical motion hearing in the case of David A. Perry vs the New Hanover County School Board, et al, will occur at the New Hanover County Superior Court on November 2, 2021. We are asking everyone who stands for mask freedom to join us from 9am - 11am to peacefully protest and/or observe the hearing.

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<p>Lawsuit alleges that policy of excluding the maskless public from school board meetings violate the NC Open Meetings Act, and our petition and assembly rights that are protected by the NC and US constitutions.</p>

Mask Mandate Lawsuit Filed Against New Hanover County School Board and Sheriff

David A. Perry - October 15, 2021

Lawsuit alleges that policy of excluding the maskless public from school board meetings violate the NC Open Meetings Act, and our petition and assembly rights that are protected by the NC and US constitutions.

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<p>The New Hanover RLC is a movement and practices public outreach and activism.  We sponsored a Mask Mandate Protest & Rally on Friday, August 20, 2021 and it was a great success.  Dozens turned out. Read more about it from the WWAY report.</p>

Protesters advocate for choice as mask mandate goes into effect in New Hanover Co.

Sydney Bouchelle - August 20, 2021

The New Hanover RLC is a movement and practices public outreach and activism.  We sponsored a Mask Mandate Protest & Rally on Friday, August 20, 2021 and it was a great success.  Dozens turned out. Read more about it from the WWAY report.

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<p>HB 829 could save the rights of property owners to utilize their properties as short term rentals. Ted Davis (R)(HD 20) and Charlie Miller (R)(HD19) have already opposed the bill, and Bill Rabon (R)(SD8) could kill the bill in the NC Senate committee that he chairs. We explore the issues, and what might be driving opposition to the bill.</p>

3 Local State Legislators Key to the Future of NC Short Term Rentals

David Perry - June 30, 2021

HB 829 could save the rights of property owners to utilize their properties as short term rentals. Ted Davis (R)(HD 20) and Charlie Miller (R)(HD19) have already opposed the bill, and Bill Rabon (R)(SD8) could kill the bill in the NC Senate committee that he chairs. We explore the issues, and what might be driving opposition to the bill.

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<p>The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners voted 3-2 to raise property taxes in the county. While some of the new revenue is budgeted for teacher pay increases, they also gave themselves a raise. Republican Bill Rivenbark sided with Democrats Julia Olson-Boseman and Jonathan Barfield to pass the measure.</p>

New Hanover County Commissioners approve $457 million budget

Ann McAdams - June 7, 2021

The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners voted 3-2 to raise property taxes in the county. While some of the new revenue is budgeted for teacher pay increases, they also gave themselves a raise. Republican Bill Rivenbark sided with Democrats Julia Olson-Boseman and Jonathan Barfield to pass the measure.

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<p>New Hanover County seems to have no qualms about spying on you in order to influence your personal decision on whether to smoke or vape. The surveillance state is alive and well in Wilmington, NC.</p>

Anti-vaping social media campaign involved geofencing beach bars, hotels and more

Port City Daily Staff - June 1, 2021

New Hanover County seems to have no qualms about spying on you in order to influence your personal decision on whether to smoke or vape. The surveillance state is alive and well in Wilmington, NC.

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<p>Ask any American and they will tell you that they support liberty and freedom. But do they really? Sadly, due to our collective complacency and our slow, but steady indoctrination by of the forces of big government, the words 'liberty' and 'freedom' have little meaning beyond being patriotic slogans.</p>

A Memorial Day Message From Our Chairman

David Perry - May 28, 2021

Ask any American and they will tell you that they support liberty and freedom. But do they really? Sadly, due to our collective complacency and our slow, but steady indoctrination by of the forces of big government, the words 'liberty' and 'freedom' have little meaning beyond being patriotic slogans.

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