water http://publicradioeast.org en Sinkhole in Havelock http://publicradioeast.org/post/sinkhole-havelock <p>Crews are on site today repairing a water main that caused a 20 foot wide sinkhole in Havelock. Jared Brumbaugh reports.</p><p>The incident occurred when a connection between an old water line and a newer pipe gave way around 7 pm last night.&nbsp; The sudden release of water created a sinkhole &nbsp;20 feet across and 15 feet deep near the bridge on Pineview Street and Joe’s Branch.&nbsp; Public Information Coordinator with the city of Havelock Diane Miller says crews were at the site today pumping water from the problem area to initiate the repair.</p> Mon, 11 Mar 2013 18:54:34 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 9142 at http://publicradioeast.org PART ONE: Migrant Farmworker Camps in ENC http://publicradioeast.org/post/part-one-migrant-farmworker-camps-enc <p><span><span class="sr-tease"><span>This week, we focus on a study that found a third of migrant farmworker camps in eastern North Carolina had contaminated drinking water.</span></span></span></p> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 15:37:17 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 6984 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (10/12/12) http://publicradioeast.org/post/down-east-journal-101212 <p>This week on the Down East Journal, it's part one of a two-part feature focusing on migrant farm workers in eastern North Carolina.&nbsp; We talk to the author of a study that found a third of camps where they live had contaminated drinking water.&nbsp; And, a new book by a Chapel Hill author examines the similarities and disparities in the lives of two pre-Civil War era soldiers in the book, "Two Captains From Carolina."</p><p></p> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 17:12:48 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 4994 at http://publicradioeast.org