The Down East Journal

The Down East Journal
1:23 pm
Tue January 15, 2013

The Down East Journal (11/16/12)

This week on the Down East Journal, we examine a controversial North Carolina rule that some believe has contributed to the deaths of the rare and endangered Red Wolf. And, we speak with Camp Lejeune Marines assisting with Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts in New York. Plus, new commentary from Joan Carris.

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The Down East Journal
1:18 pm
Tue January 15, 2013

The Down East Journal (11/09/12)

This week on the Down East Journal, we go to the set of a 1940's radio station with radio actors, sound effects, and a live studio audience.  It's Oriental's production of "The Big Guns: Who's Little Lilly is She?"  And, we talk to an astronomy expert about what to look for in the autumn night sky.

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The Down East Journal
1:10 pm
Tue January 15, 2013

The Down East Journal (11/02/12)

This week on the Down East Journal, it's National Alzheimer's Awareness month, and we learn about a successful technique caregivers are using to communicate with Alzheimer's patients.  And, shellfish harvesting is shutdown after several inches of rain from Hurricane Sandy washed pollutants into coastal rivers and sounds.  And, with the November election just days away, we dissect and explain the North Carolina Election Ballot.

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The Down East Journal
12:26 pm
Tue January 15, 2013

The Down East Journal (10/26/12)

This week on the Down East Journal, we talk about the Ghost Walk, which takes place in New Bern this weekend.  And, we hear disembodied voices from the past as paranormal investigators present evidence from investigations conducted in eastern North Carolina.

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The Down East Journal
12:20 pm
Tue January 15, 2013

The Down East Journal (10/19/12)

This week on the Down East Journal, it's part two of our migrant farm worker series.  Today, we talk about the growers responsibility to provide free housing and clean drinking water to farm workers.  And, how one coastal county is working to control its feral cat population, while another seaside community is working to "beef up" its feral cat population.

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The Down East Journal
12:12 pm
Tue January 15, 2013

The Down East Journal (10/12/12)

This week on the Down East Journal, it's part one of a two-part feature focusing on migrant farm workers in eastern North Carolina.  We talk to the author of a study that found a third of camps where they live had contaminated drinking water.  And, a new book by a Chapel Hill author examines the similarities and disparities in the lives of two pre-Civil War era soldiers in the book, "Two Captains From Carolina."

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The Down East Journal
12:06 pm
Tue January 15, 2013

The Down East Journal (10/05/12)

This week on the Down East Journal, October is domestic violence month.  We talk to a non-profit who is helping victims in Jones, Craven and Pamlico counties.  And, the life and legacy of Ava Gardner is explored thru heritage tours and screenings of her work with lifelong friend Gregory Peck during this weekend’s Ava Gardner festival in Smithfield.  Plus, LC Morris reports on gun control laws in North Carolina.

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The Down East Journal
9:41 am
Tue January 15, 2013

The Down East Journal (09/29/12)

This week on the Down East Journal, we discuss the future of the biofuels industry in North Carolina. We talk to researchers and farmers about the potential of growing high energy grasses that can be converted into ethanol.  And, the Carteret County Health Department and a Croatan High School student group combine forces to clean the air and ground of county parks.  Plus, President Obama announced an executive order this week that would address human trafficking in US government contracting.  We have an update on modern day slavery in our state which is now ranked seventh in the nation.

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The Down East Journal
9:33 am
Tue January 15, 2013

The Down East Journal (09/22/12)

This week on the Down East Journal, Cape Lookout National Seashore is looking for public comment on ways to facilitate ferry service to Shackleford Banks and the lighthouse.  We explore how the project could impact the Down East economy.  And, a growing number of eastern North Carolinians are looking at alternative ways to educating children. LC Morris reports on the facts surrounding homeschooling.

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The Down East Journal
2:39 pm
Mon January 14, 2013

The Down East Journal (09/15/12)

This week on the Down East Journal, we talk to officials with the Naval Hospital at Camp Lejeune about the treatment and interventional services they provide to Marines and Sailors returning from combat.  And, we discuss Executive Order 124, which seeks to improve relations between North Carolina agencies and local military installations. Plus, it's a fundraising event in New Bern that sets the table to fight hunger.

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The Down East Journal
1:32 pm
Mon January 14, 2013

The Down East Journal (09/08/12)

This week on the Down East Journal, a report on what the state is doing to recoup hundreds of millions of dollars lost thru the lack of online sales tax revenues. Plus, we talk to the Carolina Chamber Chamber Music Festival's event organizers about what’s in store this year.  And, it’s the 50th anniversary of Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring.  The life and legacy of Carson and her not so well known ties to eastern North Carolina.

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The Down East Journal
11:24 am
Mon January 14, 2013

The Down East Journal (01/04/13)

This week on the Down East Journal, Abraham Galloway was one of the first three African-Americans elected to the state legislature, but a new book by a Craven County native contends his importance extends far beyond that political first. And, after three years of renovations, the Bodie Island Lighthouse will open to the public for the very first time.

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The Down East Journal
11:16 am
Mon January 14, 2013

The Down East Journal (12/28/12)

This week on the Down East Journal, we say farewell to 2012 with a look back at some of the best features this year.

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The Down East Journal
3:46 pm
Fri January 11, 2013

The Down East Journal (01/12/13)

This week on the Down East Journal, Gov. Pat McCrory made a stop in New Bern to talk with constituents and outline his plan for North Carolina.  Plus, we speak with the author of a study that found pockets of high cervical cancer rates in eastern North Carolina.  And, an abandoned lighthouse 13 miles off the coast of the Outer Banks is being transformed into a research facility. 

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The Down East Journal
2:32 pm
Fri December 28, 2012

Down East Journal for 12/21,22

This week on the Down East Journal, we explain a federal court battle over minority voting rights in Kinston and why the Supreme Court recently denied a hearing of the case.  And, we check in with cyclist Dock Hooks, who completed his thousand mile journey from Emerald Isle to Key West for charity.  Plus, we wrap up our “Just Desserts” series with a recipe for pecan pie. It's a Down East Journal you won't want to miss....

The Down East Journal
9:53 am
Fri August 31, 2012

The Down East Journal (08/31-09/01)

The Down East Journal (08/31-09/01)

New Bern, NC – This week on the Down East Journal, we say goodbye to summer with sights, sounds and sand between our toes.

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The Down East Journal
9:43 am
Fri August 31, 2012

The Down East Journal (08/31-09/01)

New Bern, NC – This week on the Down East Journal, we say goodbye to summer with sights, sounds and sand between our toes.

The Down East Journal
9:38 am
Fri August 31, 2012

The Down East Journal (08/31-09/01)

New Bern, NC – This week on the Down East Journal, we say goodbye to summer with sights, sounds and sand between our toes.

The Down East Journal
8:52 am
Fri August 31, 2012

Down East Journal (08/24-25/12)

New Bern, NC – This week on the Down East Journal, tourism statistics for the summer's busiest month have remained almost unchanged the past five years. We talk to tourism officials and business owners who say spending is slightly up this season. And, we talk about the growing Montagnard population in eastern North Carolina that are escaping persecution in their own country.

The Down East Journal
5:33 pm
Fri August 17, 2012

Down East Journal 8/17 & 8/18

Down East Journal 8/17 & 8/18

New Bern, NC – A death attributed to the West Nile Virus in Wayne County is the first this year in the state. We'll talk to an official with the North Carolina Division of Health about identifying the virus, and how to protect yourself. And, we speak with forecasters about predictions for increased tropical weather activity this Atlantic hurricane season. Also, the Garden Journal and commentator Joan Carris.

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