The Down East Journal
11:16 am
Fri December 12, 2008

Down East Journal Dec. 12 & 13, 2008

Down East Journal Dec. 12 & 13, 2008

New Bern, NC – This week on the Down East Journal...a UNC-Charlotte economist is predicting the U-S recession will be longer than the past two recessions, one of the last surviving links to the African-American string band tradition celebrated his 90th birthday this week, a vote to unionize the world's largest hog processing plant in Bladen County is successful, and commentator Joan Carris considers swapping Christmas for a less-hyped December holiday.