revitalization http://publicradioeast.org en The Down East Journal (05/03/13) http://publicradioeast.org/post/down-east-journal-050313 <p>This week on the Down East Journal, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood was in Goldsboro this week to tour downtown revitalization projects.&nbsp; L.C. Morris has an update on the effort, which has been in the works since 2007. And, an underwater fishing tournament takes place later this month.&nbsp; Divers are hoping to snag as many non-native, invasive lionfish for a chance at winning some prize money. &nbsp;The Down East Journal airs Friday at noon on all of the PRE stations, and Saturday at noon on Public Radio East's News and Ideas Network.</p><p></p> Thu, 02 May 2013 17:05:29 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 13102 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (05/03/13) Revitalization of Five Points in Downtown New Bern http://publicradioeast.org/post/revitalization-five-points-downtown-new-bern <p>Plans are being set to revitalize a depressed area of downtown New Bern called Five Points.&nbsp; The project would create local jobs, and attract new businesses to the area.</p> Mon, 25 Feb 2013 13:34:55 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 8017 at http://publicradioeast.org