Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, NC – Today we hear from best friends Leslie Rassner and Holly Nelson who began with a doctor patient relationship but believe it was fate that resulted in them becoming best friends.
New Bern, NC – Candidates running for the Democratic US Senatorial Seat met in New Bern for a forum hosted by Public Radio East and the League of Women Voters of North Carolina. Hear part one of the forum.
New Bern, NC – Candidates running for the Democratic US Senatorial Seat met in New Bern for a forum hosted by Public Radio East and the League of Women Voters of North Carolina. Hear part two of the forum.
Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, NC – Today we hear a discussion between Reverend Finney Greggs of Jacksonville and his wife Louise Greggs. Greggs tells his wife about returning from Vietnam and how he reconciles his religious beliefs with his time spent in the military.
Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune – Today we hear from Guillermo Fargas an infantryman in the Marine Corps. Fargas is interviewed by his friend and fellow Marine Thomas Hobbs, he describes a firefight in Iraq and discusses how deployment has changed him.
Beaufort, NC – Today we hear from Jonathan Robinson, an Atlantic resident whose family's commercial fishing history dates back to colonial times. Robinson was interviewed by his friend Barbara Blake about the fishing industry during times of segregation in the south.
Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, NC – Story Corps is in Eastern North Carolina. It's the revolutionary oral history project that records the stories of everyday people across the nation. Today we hear from Nick DiOrio and Patrick Fleischman two Camp Lejeune Marines who discuss why they joined the Marine Corps.
New Bern, NC – Increasing numbers of young people are registering to vote in North Carolina. However, it remains to be seen whether they'll show up when polls open on May 6th. Megen George has this report for Public Radio East.
Marine Corps Base Camp Lejuene – Story Corps is in Eastern North Carolina. It's the revolutionary oral history project that records the stories of everyday people across the nation. Today we hear the story of Barbara Butler. Butler was one of the first women to join the Fleet Marine Force and act as a medic to marine corpsmen on the front lines. Story corps producer, Kemba Bloodworth, interviewed Butler on board Camp Lejeune.
Injunction seeks halt to beach driving on portions of Hatteras National Seashore
New Bern, NC – INTRO - A preliminary injunction filed in U-S District Court last month could severely restrict driving on Cape Hatteras National Seashore beaches if a judge grants the plaintiffs request. George Olsen has more.
New Bern, NC – INTRO - A new piece of historical fiction examines the legend of the Lost Colony, working off of historical record to create a narrative of what brought them to the North Carolina shore and what happened once they got there. George Olsen has more.
Some historical fiction can be easier than others. The more recent the time, the more records there are to build your story around.
New Bern, NC – Fidel Castro recently resigned as President of Cuba. For thousands of Cuban exiles who escaped Castro's Communist rule, the resignation was a dream that would never come true. Ana Gonzalez-Porto was five years old when she and her family fled Cuba.