Civil War http://publicradioeast.org en The Down East Journal (05/16/14) http://publicradioeast.org/post/down-east-journal-051614 <p>This week on the Down East Journal, a local non-profit in Greenville is using horses to treat people with physical, cognitive, and psychological disabilities.&nbsp; And, the latest attempt to survey the Neuse River for remnants of the Civil War ironclad CSS Neuse was scuttled this week. What archeologists hope to find when they FINALLY get on the water.&nbsp; Those stories and more, this week on the Down East Journal, Friday at noon on all of the PRE stations and Saturday at noon on News and Ideas.</p> Wed, 14 May 2014 16:29:38 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 41353 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (05/16/14) North Carolina Civil War Trails http://publicradioeast.org/post/north-carolina-civil-war-trails <p>In the final year of the 150th anniversary commemoration, more stops to the North Carolina Civil War Trails guide have been added.&nbsp; We’ll talk about the most recent additions and local sites closer to home.</p><p></p> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 14:27:44 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 39426 at http://publicradioeast.org North Carolina Civil War Trails The Down East Journal (04/18/14) http://publicradioeast.org/post/down-east-journal-041814 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>April is National Poetry Month and this week on the Down East Journal, a conversation with North Carolina’s poet laureate Joseph Bathanti.&nbsp; And, in the final year of the 150<sup>th</sup> anniversary commemoration, more stops to the North Carolina Civil War Trails guide have been added.&nbsp; We’ll talk about the most recent additions and local sites closer to home.&nbsp; Those stories and more, on the Down East Journal, Friday at noon on all of the PRE stations, and Saturday at noon on News and Ideas.</p><p></p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:24:33 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 38956 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (04/18/14) Kinston Bypass' Impact on Historic Battlefield http://publicradioeast.org/post/kinston-bypass-impact-historic-battlefield <p>We hear the latest on the Highway 70 bypass project in Kinston and how it might impact a historic battleground site.</p><p></p><p>Officials are now in the process of deciding the best way to facilitate construction of a new bypass on Highway 70 in Lenoir County with the least amount of impact to a historic Civil War battleground site.&nbsp; Lenoir County Commissioner J. Mac Daughtry is also chairman of the Lenoir County Transportation Committee.&nbsp; He says the highway project is intended to make travel to the coast quicker, and transport of goods across the state easier.</p> Mon, 09 Sep 2013 13:49:03 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 22899 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (09/06/13) http://publicradioeast.org/post/down-east-journal-090613 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp; </span>This week on the Down East Journal, the latest on the Highway 70 bypass project in Kinston and how it might impact a historic battleground site.&nbsp; Plus, its muscadine grape time in eastern North Carolina. &nbsp;Learn how you can grow this native fruit in your own backyard during the Garden Journal. &nbsp; And, new music drawn from the old-time tradition out of Carrboro from the duo Mandolin Orange and their latest CD. Tue, 03 Sep 2013 15:25:57 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 22455 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (09/06/13)