Highway 70

A bill introduced Friday proposes changing Highways 117 and 70 to become interstates.   Jared Brumbaugh has details. 

North Carolina Department of Transportation

A recently released study found that upgrading highway 70 could bring economic prosperity to eastern North Carolina. 

This week on the Down East Journal, we talk about how upgrading highway 70 could bring economic prosperity to eastern North Carolina.  And, everything you need to know about the new CD “Traditional Duets” by Raleigh’s Lynda Dawson and Greenville’s Pattie Hopkins can be found in its title.  Hear the Down East Journal, Friday at noon on all of the PRE stations, and Saturday at noon on News and Ideas.