The Down East Journal

The Down East Journal
1:20 am
Tue November 13, 2007

The Down East Journal 11/02/2007

New Bern, NC – We continue to follow the Green Wave Environmental Seminar Series with a look at environmentally friendly landscaping. We'll also learn about some ghost-busters right here in ENC.

The Down East Journal
7:40 am
Mon October 15, 2007

The Down East Journal 10/12/2007

New Bern, NC – As political unrest and violent conditions continue in Burma, many Burmese refugees are making their way to Eastern North Carolina to build new lives. PRE Music Director, Sefton Wiggs reviews a new classical release and we'll find out about upcoming arts and cultural events in the area.

The Down East Journal
7:35 am
Mon October 15, 2007

The Down East Journal 10/05/2007

New Bern, NC – We continue our series of reports on the Green Wave Environmental Seminal Series at the Duke Marine Lab. This week we learn about sustainable seafood. A health project in ENC is focusing on the high rates of heart disease among the African-American population. And we'll find out about arts and cultural events coming up in the area.

The Down East Journal
1:36 am
Tue October 2, 2007

The Down East Journal 09/14/2007

New Bern, NC – The Eastern Oyster has always been an important part of ENC's culture and economy. But, oyster harvests have dropped dramatically in North Carolina. To reverse this trend, state organizations and ENC residents are working to restore oyster habitats in area waters. Music Director Sefton Wiggs reviews the newest release from the Emerson String Quartet.

The Down East Journal
1:24 am
Wed September 12, 2007

The Down East Journal 09/07/2007

New Bern, NC – The state prison system is dealing with providing health care to a growing population of aging inmates, and Asheville based singer/songwriter Chuck Brodsky performs in ENC.

The Down East Journal
1:12 am
Wed September 12, 2007

The Down East Journal 08/31/2007

New Bern, NC – In the recently completed legislative session, The General Assembly made permanent a series of moratoriums banning the construction of new hog lagoon and spray field systems for handling waste at hog farms. But, with thousands of lagoons still in the state, how close are we to abolishing their use? We'll also learn about the anatomy of a hurricane.

The Down East Journal
1:09 am
Wed September 12, 2007

The Down East Journal 08/24/2007

New Bern, NC – A recent study released by the US Bureau of Economic Analysis found overall personal income rates slowed in military towns. We'll look at ENC's largest military town to see how deployments are affecting income, and PRE regular commentator Marion Blackburn deals with the dreaded seven year itch.

The Down East Journal
9:03 am
Thu August 23, 2007

The Down East Journal 08/17/2007

New Bern, NC – North Carolina is already preparing for voting in the 2008 elections. We'll learn what the North Carolina Board of Elections is doing to insure all votes are accounted for. PRE Music Director, Sefton Wiggs reviews music from seafaring film classics. And find out what's going on in ENC during our Weekly Arts Calendar.

The Down East Journal
8:49 am
Sat August 4, 2007

The Down East Journal 08/03/2007

New Bern, NC – A book by a mother and son uses vintage postcards to outline the history of Carteret County. Mosquitoes are abundant in NC. We'll learn how Carteret County is coping. Plus, find out what's going on in ENC during our weekly arts calendar.

The Down East Journal
8:42 am
Sat August 4, 2007

The Down East Journal 07/27/2007

New Bern, NC – A Trenton man is getting national attention for his inventions. Public Radio East Music Director Sefton Wiggs reviews a new DC from choral group, The Sixteen, and we'll find out what's going on in ENC during our weekly arts calendar.

The Down East Journal
8:38 am
Sat August 4, 2007

The Down East Journal 07/20/2007

New Bern, NC – The number of women in combat is growing. This week we'll hear about a new book by a Jacksonville author that shows what roles women are currently filling in today's military. We'll also find out what's going on in ENC during our weekly arts calendar.

The Down East Journal
8:36 am
Sat August 4, 2007

The Down East Journal 07/20/2007

New Bern, NC – The number of women in combat is growing. This week we'll hear about a new book by a Jacksonville author that shows what roles women are currently filling in today's military. We'll also find out what's going on in ENC during our weekly arts calendar.

The Down East Journal
8:36 am
Sat August 4, 2007

The Down East Journal 07/20/2007

New Bern, NC – The number of women in combat is growing. This week we'll hear about a new book by a Jacksonville author that shows what roles women are currently filling in today's military. We'll also find out what's going on in ENC during our weekly arts calendar.

The Down East Journal
8:36 am
Sat August 4, 2007

The Down East Journal 07/20/2007

New Bern, NC – The number of women in combat is growing. This week we'll hear about a new book by a Jacksonville author that shows what roles women are currently filling in today's military. We'll also find out what's going on in ENC during our weekly arts calendar.

The Down East Journal
8:31 am
Sat August 4, 2007

The Down East Journal 07/13/2007

New Bern, NC – This week we travel to Wanchese where creative zoning has enabled the town to maintain their culture and heritage as development increases. We'll also hear a commentary from Beaufort children's author Joan Carris.

The Down East Journal
10:33 am
Sat July 7, 2007

The Down East Journal 07/06/2007

New Bern, NC – Over the past few years there have been considerable changes to the Medicare benefits program. One of those is the development of Medicare Advantage plans. We'll take a closer look at how the plans are shaping up. We'll also hear a commentary from Marion Blackburn, and take an in depth look into the state's drought conditions.

The Down East Journal
11:09 am
Fri July 6, 2007

The Down East Journal 06/29/2007

New Bern, NC – A recent study conducted by the National Audubon Society shows a decline in common bird species numbers in North Carolina. Several Pitt County organizations are collaborating to offer free AIDS testing, and we'll hear a music review from PRE's Sefton Wiggs.

The Down East Journal
10:18 am
Fri July 6, 2007

The Down East Journal 06/15/2007

New Bern, NC – This week on The Down East Journal we continue our series of stories looking at small fishing villages and coastal communities that are dealing with increasing residential and commercial development. This month we travel Down East. We'll also find out what's going on in ENC during the Weekly Arts Calendar.

The Down East Journal
9:10 am
Mon June 11, 2007

The Down East Journal 06/01/2007

New Bern, NC – Coming up on this week's show, we'll get a glimpse into a program that puts teens on the straight and narrow using a courtroom of their peers. There will also be details surrounding the high stroke rate in Lenoir County and we'll find out what's going on in ENC during our weekly arts calendar.

The Down East Journal
9:02 am
Mon June 11, 2007

The Down East Journal 05/25/2007

New Bern, NC – Coming up on this week's show... we'll look at trends in the current legislature. Public Radio East Commentator Marion Blackburn travels to Paris, and we'll find out what's going on in ENC during the weekly arts calendar.

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