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ENC Regional News
5:25 am
Wed November 29, 2006

Onslow County becomes "Tsunami Ready"

Onslow County Tsunami Ready program

New Bern, NC – INTRO - Hurricane season came to a close Thursday, which likely means emergency officials are already making plans for the 2007 season starting next June. One county's emergency management department marked the end of the 2006 season by announcing they're prepared for another natural event never before seen on the U-S East Coast. George Olsen has more.

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ENC Regional News
9:53 am
Mon November 20, 2006

Pitt County Memorial Hospital Offers Alternative to Gastric Bypass

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Arts & Culture
10:13 am
Sun November 19, 2006

Welcome to the Bed & Biscuit - Joan Carris

"Welcome to the Bed & Biscuit" - Joan Carris

New Bern, NC – INTRO - Public Radio East commentator Joan Carris has just released her 14th children's book Welcome to the Bed & Biscuit. It's a fantasy set around a farm-full of talking animals as usual, the humans just aren't listening and what happens when a new animal comes in and upsets the mix. George Olsen spoke with the author and his this.

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ENC Regional News
8:33 am
Tue November 7, 2006

Child Abuse Rates in Onslow County

New Bern, NC – Onslow County may be most well known for being the home to two military bases. Camp Lejeune and New River Marine Corps Air Station. Onslow county also boasts miles of beaches, and farmland. However, Onslow county is also known for something else. The county has the highest number of child abuse cases in the state. Megen George has this report

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The Down East Journal
9:31 am
Fri November 3, 2006

The Down East Journal 10/27/2006

New Bern, Nc – Onslow County has the highest rates of child abuse in the state. We'll look into efforts the county is making to curb the numbers. And we talk with New York Times Best Seller, author Nicholas Sparks. He's about to release his newest novel.

The Down East Journal
9:17 am
Fri November 3, 2006

The Down East Journal 10/20/2006

New Bern, Nc – The Crystal Coast Book Festival is underway in Carteret County. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We take a trip to a retreat created especially for those dealing with the disease.

The Down East Journal
9:07 am
Fri November 3, 2006

The Down East Journal 10/06/2006

New Bern, NC – More and more North Carolina families are opting to educate their children at home. State legislators are asking the public to speak out on alternative forms of medicine and healthcare and Regular Commentator Marion Blackburn says politics and religion aren't the only topics that are off limits during polite conversation.

ENC Regional News
3:29 am
Thu November 2, 2006

PROFILE: House District Ten candidate Van Braxton

New Bern, NC – (Full text of complete interview follows story transcription)

INTRO - Yesterday we heard from the Republican candidate for the District Ten House seat Willie Ray Starling, who defeated the incumbent in a special election. Today we profile the Democratic candidate for House District Ten Van Braxton, a Kinston City Councilman and owner of a small Greene County farm. George Olsen has this.

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ENC Regional News
8:38 am
Wed November 1, 2006

Jean Preston Speaks with Megen George - Entire Interview

New Bern, NC – You heard the feature story, now you can hear Megen George's entire interview with District 2 Senate Candidate Jean Preston.

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ENC Regional News
8:26 am
Wed November 1, 2006

Pete Bland Speaks with Megen George - Entire Interview

New Bern, NC – You heard the feature story, now you can also hear Megen George's entire interview with District 2 Senate Candidate Pete Bland.

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ENC Regional News
12:34 am
Wed November 1, 2006

Profile: Willie Ray Starling, candidate for state House District 10

New Bern, NC – (Transcription of complete interview follows profile text.)

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ENC Regional News
8:15 am
Tue October 31, 2006

Election Preview: District 2 Senate Candidate Pete Bland

New Bern, NC – Public Radio East continues its series of candidate profiles leading up to Election Day with District 2 senate candidate Pete Bland. Megen George recently spoke with the Democrat about his history in area politics and what he hopes to achieve if elected to a second term in the state senate.

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ENC Regional News
8:12 am
Tue October 31, 2006

Election Preview: District 2 Senate Candidate Jean Preston

New Bern, NC – Public Radio East's Series of candidate profiles leading up to Election Day continues with the Republican Challenger in the race for North Carolina's District 2 Senate Seat. Today we take a closer look at Republican candidate, Jean Preston the 14 North Carolina House representative who decided to try her hand at the senate. Megen George reports

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ENC Regional News
12:28 am
Sun October 29, 2006

Profile: Judge Rusty Duke, candidate for N-C State Supreme Court Chief Justice

New Bern, NC – (Complete transcript of interview follows profile transcript)

INTRO - With no presidential, gubernatorial or U-S Senate races this Election Day, the top state-wide race is perhaps the Chief Justice post on the state Supreme Court. Challenging the incumbent Sarah Parker is Superior Court Judge Rusty Duke of Greenville. George Olsen offers a profile of the candidate.

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ENC Regional News
8:43 am
Fri October 20, 2006

Breast Cancer Awareness Month - Breast Cancer Resource Directory

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ENC Regional News
11:23 am
Wed October 18, 2006

Teacher Wins Big Apple

Smyrna, NC – A teacher from Down East Carteret County has received a national honor and was recently whisked off to New York to accept her award. Freelance Contributor Barbara Blake recently spoke with Margie Misenheimer about being named National Marine Educator of the Year.

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ENC Regional News
5:40 am
Tue October 10, 2006

Home Education on the Rise

New Bern, NC – More and more North Carolina families are making the decision to educate their children at home. As these numbers rise, so does the amount of students that go onto college. However, there are many gray areas in the college admissions process when it comes to home schoolers.

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ENC Regional News
4:07 am
Fri October 6, 2006

House Committee Looks into Alternative Medicine

New Bern, NC – Barriers to alternative medicine is the focus of a house committee appointed during the 2006 legislative session by house speaker Jim Black. Representative Earline Parmon heads up the committee which will evaluate and study the various types of alternative and complementary medicines practiced in the state. Public Radio East's Megen George spoke with Representative Parmon who says the Public's desire for knowledge about alternative medicine prompted legislators to take a closer look.

The Down East Journal
3:04 am
Sat September 30, 2006

The Down East Journal 09/29/2006

New Bern, NC – Some Eastern North Carolina Counties are eligible to recieve loans to pay for repairs and damage due to Tropical Storm Ernesto. Public Radio East's Music Director, Sefton Wiggs reviews a new release of Brahms Piano Concerto #2.

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