Wilmington's Children's Museum moved significantly closer to reopening over the last week - while workmen installed exhibits in their new space, the board of directors got ready to hire a new executive director. WHQR's Megan Williams has more.
Wilmington, NC – This week, WHQR is featuring a series of conversations talking about what's ahead in our region. This morning WHQR's Catherine Welch talks with Advocate Frankie Roberts who runs an agency helping ex-offenders in New Hanover County re-enter the community after incarceration.
For years, UNC-Wilmington was known for its marine biology department. Now the school is looking to build its reputation in a very different field - the arts. WHQR's Megan Williams has a look at the school's evolving theatre program.
The 18-minute extended interview with Bob Edwards.
By Megan V. Williams
January 6, 2005 – Bob Edwards filled the host's chair at NPR's "Morning Edition" for nearly 25 years. His new show, "Bob Edwards Weekend," which draws material from his daily XM satellite radio program, airs from 2 to 4pm Sundays on WHQR.
Wilmington, NC – The Reverend E.B. Turner spent more than 40 years in the Robeson County political arena. Now retired, Turner talks with WHQR's Catherine Welch about creating racial harmony during the integration of Robeson County schools and working within the political system to bring better housing conditions for Lumberton's black residents.