New Bern, NC – Tryon Palace opens a new exhibit in celebration of its 50th anniversary called "Hats Off to the Dreamers: Rebuilding and Furnishing Tryon Palace. Among the items on exhibit... a 273 year old musical mechanical clock.
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.
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.