Coastline

CoastLine​, a call-in, variety news show airs Wednesdays from 12pm - 1pm on WHQR.

Every week, we’ll look into issues that matter in the Cape Fear Region. Host Rachel Lewis Hilburn will interview expert guests and invite you to join the conversation.

Tell us what topics you would like discussed on CoastLine. Email thoughts and suggestions to coastline@whqr.org.  

On the next CoastLine: We're hosting a business roundtable. How is the region balancing the needs of industry and technology? What advice from an economic growth report are local leaders putting into use? Join us Wednesday, April 29 at noon.

CoastLine phone:  910.343.1138 

Email:  coastline@whqr.org

CoastLine comment line (leave a question or comment anytime): 910-361-COAST

Twitter: @coastlinehqr 

CoastLine is produced by Ken Campbell and hosted by Rachel Lewis Hilburn.

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2:40 pm
Fri April 24, 2015

CoastLine: Science Panel Weighs in on Potential Impacts of Seismic Testing off NC Coast

North Atlantic Right Whale Mother and Calf
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries

It was just one week ago that Governor Pat McCrory testified in front of the House subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources about oil and gas exploration off the North Carolina coast. 

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Listeners share their views
5:00 am
Fri April 24, 2015

Friday Feedback for April 24, 2015

The mobile version of whqr.org

Listener Scott wrote:

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Wedensday, April 29 at Noon
2:20 pm
Thu April 23, 2015

On the Next CoastLine: Economic Development Recommendations for the Cape Fear Region

On the Next CoastLine:  We're hosting a business roundtable. How is the region balancing the needs of industry and technology? What advice from an economic growth report are local leaders putting into use? Join us Wednesday, April 29 at noon.

Remember this is a call-in show and we would love to hear from you:

CoastLine phone:  910.343.1138 

Email:  coastline@whqr.org

CoastLine comment line (leave a question or comment anytime): 910-361-COAST

Twitter: @coastlinehqr  

Listeners share their views
5:00 am
Fri April 17, 2015

Friday Feedback for April 17, 2015

Clyde Edgerton is Thomas S. Kenan III Distinguished Professor of Creative Writing at UNC Wilmington

Listener Sanders wrote:

I love ya'lls new format since the creation of the classical station!...now I can get talk or classical whenever I want plus great jazz and blues at night and still favorites like Smooth Landing and American Songbook!

Listener Nancy wrote:

There's a piece of music I hear every Saturday and I would love to know the name. [Last week] it was played at about 10:20 and it features piano and Hawaiian guitar, maybe steel. Thank you for your attention!

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Local
11:25 am
Thu April 16, 2015

CoastLine: Food Deserts, Food Production, and the New View of the American Lawn

produce at a farmers market
Natalie Maynor

A new culture of foodies and environmentalists has popularized the notion of organic, locally-sourced food. 

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Wednesday, Apri 22 at Noon
11:23 am
Thu April 16, 2015

On the Next CoastLine: Seismic Testing

Governor McCrory is fighting to shrink the buffer zone for seismic testing off North Carolina's coast bringing it closer to shore...and while energy advocates argue there is no evidence that it harms marine animals, concern in the scientific community is growing. Tune in Wednesday, April 22 at noon for the next CoastLine.

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Local
6:29 pm
Wed April 8, 2015

North Topsail working to Remove Rocks on Beach; Requesting Extension on Sand Project

www.coastalreview.org

Finding good quality sand that is also compatible with the existing sand on a beach is an ongoing challenge for beach renourishment projects in North Carolina.  

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LOCAL
6:25 pm
Wed April 8, 2015

CoastLine: Beach Renourishment as Shoreline Protection Tool

Town of North Topsail Beach

Keeping beautiful beaches beautiful, protecting homes and public infrastructure from an encroaching ocean…

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Wednesday, April 15 at Noon
12:21 pm
Wed April 8, 2015

On the Next CoastLine: Suburban Farming and Food Deserts in NC

On the next CoastLine: Two-thirds of adults in North Carolina are overweight or obese and the state ranks fifth in the United States for childhood obesity. We will discuss how food deserts and farming issues contribute to this health crisis with our guests Jill Waity of UNCW and Evan Folds of Progressive Farms. 

Remember this is a call-in show and that we would love to hear your questions and comments at: 

CoastLine phone:  910.343.1138 

Email:  coastline@whqr.org

Wednesday, April 8 at Noon
11:28 am
Thu April 2, 2015

On the Next CoastLine: Beach Renourishment

On the Next CoastLine: Beach renourishment uses sand from offshore to stabilize the oceanfront, which increases storm protection and recreational value. But where does the money for this continual replenishment come from? And how does it affect our environment? We'll talk with Tracy Skrabal of the NC Coast Federation and Layton Bedsole, New Hanover County's Shoreline Protection Coordinator. 

Remember this is a live, call-in show and we'd love to hear from you at... 

CoastLine phone:  910.343.1138 

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