This week, preservation efforts on historic landmarks along the Gullah Corridor were given the green light to move forward. We hear an update on the project. And, “Coyote” the band has multiple concerts set for this weekend in our area. Music and conversation with band member Marcy Brenner this week on the Down East Journal. Friday at noon on all of the PRE stations. And, Saturday at noon on News and Ideas
This week on the Down East Journal, the U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs recently announced they’re implementing an initiative to expedite disability compensation claims for Veterans who have waited a year or more. And, a project to help restore declining fish populations is underway along the Cape Fear River. We’ll explain how crushed granite will be the basis for a new fish habitat.
This week on the Down East Journal, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood was in Goldsboro this week to tour downtown revitalization projects. L.C. Morris has an update on the effort, which has been in the works since 2007. And, an underwater fishing tournament takes place later this month. Divers are hoping to snag as many non-native, invasive lionfish for a chance at winning some prize money. The Down East Journal airs Friday at noon on all of the PRE stations, and Saturday at noon on Public Radio East's News and Ideas Network.
This week on the Down East Journal, we’ll talk about the latest advancements in the treatment of strokes. And, how to grow your spring vegetable garden on a budget. Those stories and more, this week on the Down East Journal, Friday at noon on PRE, Public Radio East. Catch the rebroadcast Saturday at noon on PRE, Public Radio East, News and Ideas at 88.5 WZNB New Bern, 91.5 WBJD Atlantic Beach-Beaufort, 90.3 WKNS Kinston- Goldsboro, and 88.1 in Greenville.
This week on the Down East Journal, we talk to a local nonprofit on their efforts to open a shelter to help young boys victimized through sex trafficking. The Greenville home would be the first of its kind in the country. And, a fascinating look at 3D printers; how they work, and how they're being used at East Carolina University.