News http://whqr.org en 2-Day [yes, TWO] Drive Raises $65,085 http://whqr.org/post/2-day-yes-two-drive-raises-65085 <p><strong>WOW!</strong></p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 02:21:52 +0000 Cleve Callison 58479 at http://whqr.org 2-Day [yes, TWO] Drive Raises $65,085 Brunswick County Commissioners Adopt Resolution Opposing Local Housing of Illegal Immigrants http://whqr.org/post/brunswick-county-commissioners-adopt-resolution-opposing-local-housing-illegal-immigrants <p>Brunswick County will not house illegal immigrants, including minors.&nbsp; That’s the County Commissioners’ official response to the recent border surge. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:34:55 +0000 Isabelle Shepherd 58440 at http://whqr.org Brunswick County Commissioners Adopt Resolution Opposing Local Housing of Illegal Immigrants Permanent Housing for the Disabled Near Greenfield Lake is Progressing http://whqr.org/post/permanent-housing-disabled-near-greenfield-lake-progressing <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It’s taken eight years of planning, but within the next twelve months, work could begin on a new permanent supportive housing facility near Greenfield Lake. WHQR’s Isabelle Shepherd reports the space would provide affordable housing for 40 disabled people.&nbsp;</span></p><p>Permanent supportive housing resembles ordinary rental agreements. The difference: It is geared towards the disabled<strong>,</strong> including veterans and the elderly.</p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 18:18:00 +0000 Isabelle Shepherd 58290 at http://whqr.org Permanent Housing for the Disabled Near Greenfield Lake is Progressing Midday Interview: Lan Nichols on the 19th Annual Cape Fear Blues Festival http://whqr.org/post/midday-interview-lan-nichols-19th-annual-cape-fear-blues-festival <p class="p1">&nbsp;</p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 17:53:34 +0000 Alexa Doran 58289 at http://whqr.org Midday Interview: Lan Nichols on the 19th Annual Cape Fear Blues Festival Catlin Challenger Jordan Identifies Film as Signature Issue http://whqr.org/post/catlin-challenger-jordan-identifies-film-signature-issue <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Betsy Jordan, who is Rick Catlin’s Democratic opponent for the North Carolina House of Representatives, has already identified her signature issue: film. </span>WHQR’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Isabelle Shepherd reports.</span></p><p>District 20’s Republican incumbent, Rick Catlin, has voted to convert the film tax rebate to a grant program. But his challenger, Betsy Jordan, says this isn’t enough to keep North Carolina competitive in the film industry.</p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:27:27 +0000 Isabelle Shepherd 58278 at http://whqr.org Catlin Challenger Jordan Identifies Film as Signature Issue Friday Feedback for July 18, 2014 http://whqr.org/post/friday-feedback-july-18-2014 <p></p><p>There’s not too much Feedback for our little clambake this week. Here are some possible explanations:</p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Cleve Callison 58256 at http://whqr.org Friday Feedback for July 18, 2014 Magnolia Murder http://whqr.org/post/magnolia-murder <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Tree-hugger and commentator Nan Graham underwent a painful arboreal experience last week, suffering separation anxiety.&nbsp; Her favorite magnolia tree has gone to that great magnolia grove in the sky.</span></p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Nan Graham 58165 at http://whqr.org Magnolia Murder CoastLine: Charter Schools in NC -- What Role Do They Play within the Public School System? http://whqr.org/post/coastline-charter-schools-nc-what-role-do-they-play-within-public-school-system <p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Charter Schools in North Carolina:&nbsp; What role should they play within the public school system and how is that role changing?&nbsp; Wed, 16 Jul 2014 21:05:57 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 58186 at http://whqr.org CoastLine: Charter Schools in NC -- What Role Do They Play within the Public School System? Midday Interview: Karola Luttringhaus on the Sarus Festival http://whqr.org/post/midday-interview-karola-luttringhaus-sarus-festival <p></p><p>On August 21-24 2014 the much anticipated Sarus&nbsp;Festival will be back in Wilmington! The Sarus Festival started primarily as a dance festival and has now grown to include various forms of art, focusing especially on experimental and site specific art. Activities at this year's festival will range from performances to workshops to lectures. Listen to the interview to find out more!</p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 17:47:03 +0000 Alexa Doran 58102 at http://whqr.org Midday Interview: Karola Luttringhaus on the Sarus Festival The New Kid on the Block http://whqr.org/post/new-kid-block <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Commentator Shane Fernando celebrates Wilmington's community landmarks and welcomes the new kid on the block, </span>CFCC's<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;new performance venue.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Commentator </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Shane Fernando</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is Director of the Humanities and Fine Arts Center at CFCC. He lives with his partner in Historic Downtown Wilmington.&nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Shane Fernando 58048 at http://whqr.org The New Kid on the Block