Cherry Point http://publicradioeast.org en Impact of the Government Shutdown on Military Bases in ENC http://publicradioeast.org/post/impact-government-shutdown-military-bases-enc <p>For the first time in 17 years, the federal government has shutdown.&nbsp; And, as a result, National Forests across the country are closed, workers are furloughed, and government benefit programs that help needy families are being shuttered. Public Radio East&rsquo;s Jared Brumbaugh reports on the impact of the government shutdown on military bases in eastern North Carolina.</p> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 21:45:43 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 24665 at http://publicradioeast.org Sequestration's Impact in ENC http://publicradioeast.org/post/sequestrations-impact-enc <p>At some point before Friday at midnight, the President is expected to order across-the-board budget cuts to save $1.2 trillion dollars over the next ten years.&nbsp; Jared Brumbaugh spoke with Congressman G.K. Butterfield about how sequestration could impact eastern North Carolina.</p><p><em>“It appears it’s too late, that it’s definitely going to happen.”</em></p><p>If the sequestration goes forward, most of the effects could be felt in our area immediately.&nbsp; Butterfield says military readiness and middle class families would be hit the hardest.</p> Thu, 28 Feb 2013 17:41:29 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 8315 at http://publicradioeast.org Pamlico County Wind Farm Project's Possible Impact on Cherry Point http://publicradioeast.org/post/pamlico-county-wind-farm-projects-possible-impact-cherry-point-0 <p><span class="tease"><span>This week on the Down East Journal, we explore the controversy over proposed wind energy turbines possibly interfering with Cherry Point base operations. Some say the wind projects planned for Pamlico and Beaufort counties may play into possible BRAC base closures. </span></span></p> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 20:57:13 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 7038 at http://publicradioeast.org Pamlico County Wind Farm Project's Possible Impact on Cherry Point New Governor Pat McCrory Visits ENC http://publicradioeast.org/post/new-governor-pat-mccrory-visits-enc <p>Less than a week after becoming the new governor of North Carolina, Pat McCrory visited New Bern to talk with constituents and cast his vision for North Carolina's future.</p> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 20:33:59 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 7034 at http://publicradioeast.org New Governor Pat McCrory Visits ENC Pamlico County Officials Hear About Impacts of Wind Turbines http://publicradioeast.org/post/pamlico-county-officials-hear-about-impacts-wind-turbines <p><strong>Pamlico county officials and military representatives met last night to discuss proposed wind projects and their impact on Cherry Point. Jared Brumbaugh has more.</strong></p> Fri, 08 Feb 2013 20:56:41 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 6845 at http://publicradioeast.org Pamlico County Officials Hear About Impacts of Wind Turbines