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12:19 pm
Fri April 24, 2009

Get Your Garden Ready!

Get Your Garden Ready!

New Bern, NC –

Here are some organic gardening tips:


Pick a spot for your garden that gets at least half a day of sunshine and has easy access to water. Be sure it drains well, or else plan to build a raised bed garden.

Clear the area of all weeds - mow, pull and dig them out. Till the area and rake out the debris. Then wait until it sprouts and clear again to prevent weed problems later.

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ENC Regional News
12:17 pm
Fri April 24, 2009

Habitat for Humanity Implementing New Green Technology

Habitat for Humanity Implementing New Green Technology

New Bern, NC – Audio Coming Soon! Check back Monday.

To view a slideshow of the Habitat for Humanity Construction Site, follow the YouTube link below:

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ENC Regional News
10:08 am
Mon April 20, 2009

ENC Business Triving in Recession

ENC Businesses Triving in Recession

New Bern, NC – Not all news is bad in this economy. Some businesses in eastern North Carolina have noticed little change. Believe it or not, some have actually grown. Jared Brumbaugh reports.

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ENC Regional News
8:56 am
Mon April 20, 2009

Charles Clay Clock

Charles Clay Clock

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.

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ENC Regional News
10:46 am
Mon April 13, 2009

NCDOT Seeks Volunteers for 2009 Litter Sweep

NCDOT Seeks Volunteers for 2009 Litter Sweep

New Bern, NC – The DOT is kicking off its 2009 Litter Sweep on April 18th thru the 22nd.

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ENC Regional News
10:35 am
Mon April 13, 2009

Red Wolf Recovery Project

Red Wolf Recovery Project

New Bern, NC – The wild population of Red Wolves is on the rise in eastern North Carolina thanks to the efforts of the Red Wolf Recovery Project.

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ENC Regional News
8:40 am
Mon April 6, 2009

North Carolina Cell Phone Laws

North Carolina Cell Phone Laws

New Bern, NC – A feature about North Carolina laws banning the use of cell phones while driving.

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ENC Regional News
8:34 am
Mon April 6, 2009

North Carolina Cell Phone Law

North Carolina Cell Phone Law

New Bern, NC – A look at North Carolina laws against operating a vehicle while using a cell phone.

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ENC Regional News
9:30 am
Mon March 9, 2009

Economic Stimulus Package: what it means for ENC

Economic Stimulus Package: what it means for ENC

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ENC Regional News
12:10 am
Thu March 5, 2009

Maritime Museum-restored LCVP handed over to 1st Division Museum

NC Maritime Museum completed restoration of LCVP

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.

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ENC Regional News
3:23 am
Tue March 3, 2009

Lyme Disease

Experts Discuss Lyme Disease

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...

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ENC Regional News
10:21 am
Fri February 20, 2009

DTV conversion delayed until June in eastern NC

DTV conversion delayed until June in eastern NC

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.

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ENC Regional News
12:25 am
Fri January 16, 2009

New RiverKeeper named for the White Oak River basin

New RiverKeeper named for the White Oak River basin

New Bern, NC – INTRO - After about nine months without, the White Oak River basin has a new watchdog. George Olsen has more.

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ENC Regional News
12:20 am
Thu November 13, 2008

Beverly Perdue makes plans for assuming the Governorship

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.

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ENC Regional News
11:36 am
Wed November 12, 2008

Good news in big loss for state Libertarian Party

Good news in big Election Day loss for state Libertarian Party

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ENC Regional News
10:26 am
Tue November 11, 2008

Camp Lejeune Inmates Train Dogs for Wounded Warriors

Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, NC – A program many thought would never work has reached fruition. Inmates in the Brig at Camp Lejeune are training service dogs for Wounded Warriors.

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ENC Regional News
11:49 am
Fri October 31, 2008

Janet Cowell, Democratic candidate for state treasurer

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.

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ENC Regional News
10:48 am
Thu October 30, 2008

Republican candidate for state treasurer Bill Daughtridge

Republican candidate for state treasurer Bill Daughtridge

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ENC Regional News
8:54 am
Tue October 28, 2008

Race for the Cure: An Audio Postcard

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.

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ENC Regional News
9:52 am
Fri October 24, 2008

Task Force Preps ENC for Military Influx

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.

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