New Bern, NC – INTRO - A piece of World War II history has regained some of its original luster thanks to the efforts of the Watercraft Center at the North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort. George Olsen has more.
New Bern, NC – Health care professionals from various points on the globe came to Greenville to discuss cutting-edge treatment and diagnosing methods for diseases, specifically Lyme disease. Jared Brumbaugh has more...
New Bern, NC – INTRO - More than 400 TV stations had shut down their analog signals to go digital by this past Tuesday, despite the extension on the DTV deadline from Feb 17 to June 12. That includes ten in North Carolina six of those in the major Charlotte and Triangle markets... but none in eastern North Carolina. George Olsen has more.
New Bern, NC – INTRO - Dog people, be forewarned. The following is a cat story and lovers of cats can go on and on about their felines. Commentator Joan Carris will now do just that about one Down East cat and the bar she adopted.
Beverly Perdue makes plans for assuming the Governorship
New Bern, NC – INTRO - Lt. Governor Beverly Perdue will be inaugurated January 10th as the state's first female governor but the glow of this historic event will be somewhat dimmed as the state stumbles through an economic downturn. George Olsen has more.
Janet Cowell, Democratic candidate for state treasurer
New Bern, NC – INTRO - Democrat Janet Cowell, like her opponent Republican Bill Daughtridge, is seeking to make the leap from state legislator to a member of the Council of State by running for state treasurer. George Olsen has this profile.
Raleigh, NC – October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and regular commentator Marion Blackburn recently participated in the Race for the Cure. She ran the race with her sister and sent us this audio post card about her experience.
New Bern, NC – In the current economy, growth may not be a word that's used very often. However, in Eastern North Carolina the military population is expected to grow significantly over the next few years, and the Military Growth Task Force was formed to research and prepare the area to accommodate that growth. Public Radio East's Megen George recently spoke with Tom Gaskill, the Executive Director of the Military Growth Task Force.
New Bern, NC – As Election Day nears, Public Radio East continues to bring you profiles and interviews with the candidates. Public Radio East's Megen George recently spoke with Lieutenant Governor and gubernatorial hopeful, Beverly Purdue.
National Park Service considers raccoon removal from South Core Banks
New Bern, NC – INTRO - The National Park Service is taking public comment on a proposal for a one-time removal of a portion of the raccoon population on South Core Banks to see if that might help the survival rate of shorebird and sea turtle nestings. George Olsen has more.
In a lot of respects, the status of shorebirds at Cape Lookout National Seashore is as good as it's been in a long time.
New Bern, NC – Like gas and groceries the cost of childcare is going up and Eastern North Carolina is seeing childcare rates topping out at over seven thousand dollars annually. Megen George has this report for Public Radio East