New Bern – This week on the DEJ, Hurricane season is in full swing. We talk with experts on what to expect, and how to prepare. Plus a pair of historic navagation aids will temporarily go dark next month. Those stories and more.
New Bern, NC – INTRO - Earlier this week 12 new cases of the H1N1 virus were reported in the state, bringing the total number of infections to 51. While the virus hasn't totally run its course, much of the initial concern has died away. Craven County had the most reported cases in the state with eight. George Olsen spoke with the county's Health Director about local reaction to the virus and what might come in the future.
Raising awareness of local seafood with Carteret Catch
New Bern, NC – INTRO - There's a disparity between what we think we're eating when we sit down for a seafood dinner and what we actually eat. A local non-profit group seeks to lessen that disparity in order to help the local fishing industry. George Olsen has more.
Swan Quarter Watershed project to be completed with federal stimulus dollars
New Bern, NC – INTRO - The release this month of nearly 85-million dollars in federal stimulus dollars for watershed projects across the country includes nearly 5-point-3 million for the completion of a Hyde County project in the works since the 1960s. George Olsen has more.
The Swan Quarter watershed project has been a work-in-progress since the1960s.