Monday Commentary
9:57 am
Tue April 11, 2006

Exotic Aquarium Exhibit

Exotic fish not necessarily found off North Carolina's shores lured commentator Ede Baldridge to the Exotic Aquatic exhibit at the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher.

Wilmington, NC – Ede Baldridge writes about interesting people and places in southeastern North Carolina.

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Monday Commentary
11:02 am
Thu April 6, 2006

Art Show Infects Front Street

Preparing for This Is Viral

Take one empty storefront in downtown Wilmington, add lights, a coat of fresh paint, and a lot of youthful energy, and what you get is an unusual art show opening Saturday night on Front Street... It's called This is Viral. WHQR's Megan Williams examined the infection...

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Monday Commentary
9:01 am
Tue March 28, 2006

Treasuring Trash Trees

Britt Slattery, USFWS

There's little left of the "weedy" South commentator Nan Graham remembers. But she's always on the lookout for vanishing specimens in today's landscape of carefully-tended trees and manicured hedges... she loves her landscape on the wild side.

Wilmington, NC – Nan Graham, our life-long Southerner, has her own website at

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10:23 am
Mon March 27, 2006

Home to Dunn

Commentator Ede Baldridge sometimes gives the impression of having done everything... but this week she discovers a hidden jewel of the region, with the help of her maiden name...

Ede Baldridge brings us the people and places of Southeastern North Carolina every other Tuesday.

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Monday Commentary
4:47 pm
Thu March 9, 2006

Spinning Clay into Meals

Vicky Smith's ceramic studio at UNCW

On Friday, March 17th, the Empty Bowls fundraiser will try to fight hunger, one locally-crafted bowl at a time. Organizers expect to hand out nearly 15-hundred bowls in the course of the lunch... an order which has kept local potters very busy. WHQR's Megan Williams recently visited UNCW ceramics professor Vicky Smith in her studio, to learn what goes into making a bowl...

Wilmington, NC, March 10, 2006 – Vicky Smith teaches ceramics at UNCW.

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Monday Commentary
11:47 am
Wed March 8, 2006

Walk a Mile

Commentator Charles Boney talks about the architecture of walkable cities.

Wilmington, NC – Charles Boney and his family are happy to live in the historic district of downtown Wilmington.

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Monday Commentary
1:55 pm
Mon March 6, 2006

Crime in the Plant World

As spring grows nearer and people start thinking about planting new trees, commentator Barbara Sullivan shines a light on crimes in the plant world.

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

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Monday Commentary
9:20 am
Thu March 2, 2006

Presbyterian Prayers

Sometimes it is what could have happened instead of what happened that really matters, says commentator Nan Graham.

Wilmington, NC – Nan Graham is our life-long southerner with a new website at

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Monday Commentary
9:32 am
Tue February 28, 2006

From Roasts to Reefs

Croatan High School students prepare oyster bags.

For several years now, the North Carolina Coastal Federation has tried to tackle the state's declining oyster population by rebuilding its oyster reefs... one bag of old shells at a time. On a recent afternoon at their center on Bogue Sound, the Federation got some help in that task from a class of high school biology students. WHQR's Megan Williams dropped in on the "oyster bagging" and brought back this audio postcard...

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Monday Commentary
12:16 pm
Mon February 27, 2006

Maple View Farm

Nobody screams for ice cream quite like commentator Ede Baldridge, who never fails to find the most delightful, full-service dairy farms.

Ede baldridge writes bout memorable people and places in the southeast.

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