The Down East Journal

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.

The Down East Journal
10:33 am
Tue May 22, 2007

The Down East Journal 05/18/2007

New Bern, NC – Coming up on this week's show, ENC residents, professors and nutritionists weigh in on how television and advertising influence women's perceptions of themselves. PRE Music Director Sefton Wiggs has a new music review, Regular Commentator Joan Carris welcomes Spring, and we'll find out what's going on in ENC during our weekly arts calendar.

The Down East Journal
9:49 am
Mon April 23, 2007

The Down East Journal 04/20/2007

New Bern, NC – We'll learn what Pitt County Memorial Hospital is doing to prepare for a possible flu pandemic. PRE Music Director Sefton Wiggs offers his latest music review, and we'll find out what's going on in ENC during our Weekly Arts Calendar. Those stories and more on The Down East Journal.

The Down East Journal
9:44 am
Mon April 23, 2007

The Down East Journal 04/13/2007

New Bern, NC – Our series North Carolina Voices: Continuing College comes to a close as we measure the quality of a college education. North Carolina's high school students could be facing a more challenging set of graduation requirements. We'll also find out what's going on in ENC during our Weekly Arts Calendar. Those stories and more on The Down East Journal.

The Down East Journal
9:58 am
Mon March 19, 2007

The Down East Journal 03/09/2007

New Bern, NC – Recent statistics show cardio vascular disease is the number one killer of women 25 and older, however only 13 percent of women view heart disease as a threat. We continue our series, North Carolina Voices: Considering College and look at the increasing numbers of working age adults returning to college.

The Down East Journal
9:51 am
Thu March 15, 2007

The Down East Journal 03/02/2007

New Bern, NC – We continue our series North Carolina Voices: Considering College with a story of the struggles facing young Latinos. We'll meet a Camp Lejeune translator who recently ran a marathon in Antarctica. Public Radio East Music Director Sefton Wiggs offers his review of Cherubini's Requiem and we'll find out what's going on in ENC during our weekly arts calendar.

The Down East Journal
9:10 am
Thu March 15, 2007

The Down East Journal 02/02/2007

New Bern, NC – You may expect to find pockets of gang violence in the state's more urban areas, but gang activity is also happening right here in Eastern North Carolina. Last week the State Department of Insurance announced a statewide increase of insurance rates and residents along the coast could be the most affected. Those stories and more on The Down East Journal.

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