Commentaries

Thursday Commentary
10:59 am
Thu August 31, 2006

Rising From the Storm

Commentator Nan Graham tells of a friend who has found inspiration in her survival of Hurricane Katrina.

Wilmington, NC – Nan Graham's book In A Magnolia Minute, a collection of WHQR commentaries on life in the south, is available at bookstores.

 

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Thursday Commentary
3:05 pm
Wed August 30, 2006

Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans?

redhotjazz.com

Commentator Maurice Martinez pays tribute to all the greats who played jazz and blues in the Big Easy.

Wilmington, NC – Dr. Maurice Martinez is a professor at the University of North Carolina, Wilmington and a native of New Orleans.

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Thursday Commentary
4:37 pm
Tue August 29, 2006

The Pets Katrina Left Behind

During the last year, Wilmington's Carolina Canines has been finding homes for some of the hurricane's four-legged victims.

Wilmington, NC – Commentator Ede Baldridge brings us stories about the people and places in southeastern North Carolina.

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Thursday Commentary
3:22 pm
Sun August 27, 2006

Lessons Learned?

NOAA

It has been one year since the tragedy of Hurricane Katrina, and commentator Andy Wood wonders if we have learned enough from the experience.

Wilmington, NC – Andy Wood is education director for Audubon North Carolina.

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Thursday Commentary
2:09 pm
Thu August 24, 2006

Architecture's Inconvenient Truth

Commenator and architect Charles Boney turns from buildings to building policy when he speaks about global warming.

Charles Boney and his family live in historic downtown Wilmington.

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Thursday Commentary
2:27 pm
Tue August 22, 2006

Science Project for Students With a Green Thumb

Parents, as you're helping with those final summer reading projects and preparing to pack those school lunches, gardening commentator Barbara Sullivan is here to take the terror out of one assignment.

Wilmington, NC – Barbara Sullivan lives and gardens in downtown Wilmington.

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Monday Commentary
11:53 am
Tue August 22, 2006

Working at Play: Children's Museum Director Mark Kesling

Mark Kesling, Executive Director, meets a family in the Traveler's Stories room.

The Wilmington Children's Museum welcomed a new Executive Director in July. With a few weeks experience under his belt, WHQR's Megan Williams stopped by to learn more about this newcomer's vision for the museum.

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Monday Commentary
3:03 pm
Wed August 16, 2006

Wilmington gets 'Creative' with Calendar

Wilmington is getting an official events calendar. The City Council voted Tuesday night to add the CreativeWilmington calendar to the city's website. WHQR's Megan Williams has more...

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Thursday Commentary
12:27 pm
Wed August 16, 2006

Chillin'

Before air conditioning, youngsters had different ways of chillin' out, as commentator Nan Graham explains to granddaughter Caroline.

Wilmington, NC – Nan Graham's book In A Magnolia Minute, a collection of WHQR commentaries on life in the south, is available at bookstores.

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Thursday Commentary
12:06 pm
Tue August 15, 2006

Bumping Along the Blue Highway

Never one to turn down a road trip, commentator Ede Baldridge takes a trip down memory lane for one of the most popular roads in this region.

Wilmington, NC – Ede Baldridge writes about memorable people and places in the southeast.

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