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The Down East Journal
1:42 am
Tue January 23, 2007

The Down East Journal 01/05/2007

New Bern, NC – Coming up on this week's show.... 2006 brought several stories of towns and communities in ENC who are walking the fine line between maintaining their heritage while capitalizing on the economic benefits of commercial and residential development. It's likely that 2007 will be no different. And we'll find out what's going on in ENC during our Weekly Arts Calendar.

The Down East Journal
12:03 am
Tue January 23, 2007

The Down East Journal 12/29/2006

New Bern, NC – Coming up on this week's show we speak with the directorn of the state ferry divison and will find out what's going on in ENC during our weekly arts calendar.

ENC Regional News
10:39 am
Mon January 22, 2007

ENC Organization Raises Awareness of Parkinsons' Disease

Morehead City, NC – Parkinson disease is a brain disorder currently affecting 1.5 million Americans. Andy Anderson is a Carteret County author and artist and living with Parkinson's disease. Anderson is also the Executive Director of Potters for Parkinsons, which raises awareness for those living with the disease. Public Radio East Free-lance reporter Patricia Raskin speaks with Andy Anderson and his wife Marlene to discuss why founded the group.

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ENC Regional News
11:10 am
Thu January 18, 2007

UNC-CH study examines low flu vaccination rates

UNC-CH study examines low flu vaccination rates

New Bern, NC – INTRO - The Center for Disease Control estimates that about 36,000 Americans die each year from flu-related symptoms. It's a number which undoubtedly would come down with better targeting of flu vaccine to at-risk groups. But a UNC-Chapel Hill School of Public Health study indicates the first hurdle in achieving that is alerting those at high-risk that they are in fact at high-risk. George Olsen has more.

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ENC Regional News
12:31 am
Thu January 18, 2007

NCDOT Names New Ferry Director

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ENC Regional News
12:21 am
Thu January 18, 2007

AIDS in North Carolina

New Bern, NC – Over 20 years ago, the AIDS virus was first discovered in the United States. Since then, AIDS diagnoses have gone from epidemic proportions, to being considered a manageable disease. However, that doesn't mean the virus isn't dangerous. Although the overall amount of diagnoses per year has leveled off the AIDS virus is increasing among minority populations both in urban areas and right here in Eastern North Carolina. Megen George reports

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ENC Regional News
12:56 am
Wed January 3, 2007

Andrew and Joe: A Discussion with Two Marines

Gloucester, NC – It's challenging enough to serve in the military and face deployment, but what about a second or third deployment? How do our military personnel, many under the age of 21, shoulder the stress and responsibility? PRE's Barbara Blake talks to two marines from Camp Lejeune on the eve of their second deployment.

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ENC Regional News
12:37 am
Wed December 27, 2006

Gang Resistance Education in Carteret County

Gang resistance education at Newport Middle School

New Bern, NC – INTRO - A part of the social studies program for 6th graders at Newport Middle School seeks to curtail a problem that has vexed larger urban populations. George Olsen has more.

Educating area youngsters to compete in today's marketplace is typically a focus and not keeping them out of gangs. Yet that's what Newport Middle School is aiming toward.

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Opinion
11:34 am
Wed December 20, 2006

"The Best Christmas Pageant Ever" by Barbara Robinson reviewed by Joan Carris

Joan Carris reviews "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever" by Barbara Robinson

New Bern, NC – Public Radio East commentator (and noted children's author herself) Joan Carris continues an occasional series on the best in children's literature with a look at Barbara Robinson's "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever."

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ENC Regional News
12:23 am
Tue December 19, 2006

Dealing with Holiday Stress

Morehead City, NC – The Holiday Season is a time of joy and thanks yet for many, it's also one of the most stressful times of the year. Patricia Raskin Freelance reporter for Public Radio East, sat down with Doctor Bill Rawls MD, of Sound Side Health care in Morehead City, Specializing in Gynecology Primary care and Integrated medicine. They discussed ways to handle Holiday stress, and how to eat well during holiday festivities.

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ENC Regional News
10:24 am
Thu December 14, 2006

Real Estate Bubble in ENC

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The Down East Journal
2:59 am
Thu December 14, 2006

The Down East Journal 12/08/2006

New Bern, NC – This week you'll hear a discussion with State Attorney General Roy Cooper about protecting your children from online predators. It's that time of year again... we'll explore the dilemma of enjoying the holiday food without gaining the weight.

The Down East Journal
2:51 am
Thu December 14, 2006

The Down East Journal 12/01/2006

New Bern, NC – The nursing shortage is a national problem. We'll see how it's affecting Eastern North Carolina. Onslow County has announced it's ready for tsunamis and Music Director Sefton Wiggs offers his review of a new take on Aaron Copeland.

The Down East Journal
2:48 am
Thu December 14, 2006

The Down East Journal 12/01/2006

New Bern, NC – The nursing shortage is a national problem. We'll see how it's affecting Eastern North Carolina. Onslow County has announced it's ready for tsunamis and Music Director Sefton Wiggs offers his review of a new take on Aaron Copeland.

The Down East Journal
2:48 am
Thu December 14, 2006

The Down East Journal 12/01/2006

New Bern, NC – The nursing shortage is a national problem. We'll see how it's affecting Eastern North Carolina. Onslow County has announced it's ready for tsunamis and Music Director Sefton Wiggs offers his review of a new take on Aaron Copeland.

The Down East Journal
2:42 am
Thu December 14, 2006

The Down East Journal 11/24/2006

New Bern, NC – Public Radio East commentator Joan Carris has just released her 14th children's book. George Olsen speaks with the author about "Welcome to the Bed and Biscuit". Small acts of kindness occur everyday, but freelance contributor Barbara Blake tells us about an extraordinary act of kindness that's happening in down east Carteret County.

ENC Regional News
12:52 am
Fri December 8, 2006

NC Attorney General Working to Protect Children from Online Predators

New Bern, NC – Unfortunately, the exploitation of children happens in a number of ways. However, the advent of social networking sites like myspace, facebook, xanga, and friendster have aided child predators by leaps and bounds. Although these sites are a great way to meet new people and reunite friends, State Attorney General Roy Cooper says they're also providing online predators with even more opportunities to lure unsuspecting children.

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The Down East Journal
8:34 am
Fri December 1, 2006

The Down East Journal 11/17/2006

New Bern, NC – Pitt County Memorial Hospital and The Brody School of Medicine are offering an alternative to Gastric Bypass weightloss surgery. We travel to an artist's colony on Bald Head Island and Commentator Marion Blackburn teaches us the "Zen of Grandmother".

The Down East Journal
8:28 am
Fri December 1, 2006

The Down East Journal 11/10/2006

New Bern, NC – North Carolina legislators are currently studying the uses of complementary and alternative medicines. We'll hear from an area pharmacist who incorporates both. Public Radio East Music Director Sefton Wiggs reviews a new take on John Adams, and author Joan Carris shares her latest commentary.

The Down East Journal
8:22 am
Fri December 1, 2006

The Down East Journal 11/03/06

New Bern, NC – Election Day is nearing and Public Radio East offers a preview of some of the area's high profile races with feature stories on the State Supreme Court Justice Race as well as competitive congressional races.

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