By Catherine M. Welch
Amateur Radio Operators
Wilmington, NC – After hurricane Katrina, amateur radio operators supplied vital communication to emergency management workers.
Autumn delights lured commentator Ede Baldridge up Highway 276 to Brevard where she discovered a cornucopia of treats.
By Ede Baldridge
Wilmington, NC – Ede Baldridge writes about memorable people and places in the southeast.
Growing Up in Garden City
Wilmington, NC – Wilmington resident Nancy Richardson grew up in Garden City, knew the Clutter family and watched Truman Capote turn one story from her town into an American classic.
Architect Charles Boney Jr. recalls the integration of art, architecture and design that became known as art deco, or style moderne.
By Charles Boney Jr.
Wilmington, NC – Charles Boney and his family are happy to live in the historic district of downtown Wilmington.
As the clean up begins in New Orleans, native and commentator Maurice Martinez sets his concerns about rebuilding to music.
By Maurice Martinez
Wilmington, NC – Dr. Maurice Martinez is a professor at the University of North Carolina, Wilmington and a native of New Orleans.
The recent film "Brothers Grim" makes commentator Nan Graham wonder which one you would pick as your favorit childhood fairy tale. And more important, why it was your favorite.
By Nan Graham
Nan Graham is our life-long southerner. Her newest book of WHQR commentaries "In a Magnolia Minute ... Secrets of a Late Bloomer" is now available in bookstores and on Amazon.com.
In her commentary, Barbara Sullivan talks about the real secrets behind Wilmington's Secret Garden Tour.
By Barbara Sullivan
Wilmington, NC – Commentator Barbara Sullivan lives and gardens in historic downtown Wilmington.
News photos out of the Garden District in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina sends commentator Ede Baldridge back to a time when she shared those gardens with her daughter.
A news photo in Time magazine sent commentator Maurice Martinez back to his old neighborhood in New Orleans.
Wilmington, NC – Dr. Maurice Martinez is a professor at the University of North Carolina, Wilmington and native of New Orleans.
When things were at their worst after Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans native Maurice Martinez stopped to set his own reaction to poetry.
Poem To America