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North Carolina Agency Warns Anglers About Poisoned Fish

Hosted by Rend Smith Featuring Melba Newsome, a veteran freelance journalist with more than 20 years of experience reporting on environmental news. Music by  PenguinMusic – Better Day from Pixabay. In a recent article for Sierra Magazine titled “North Carolina Agency Warns Anglers About Poisoned Fish,” Newsome reports that the North Carolina Department of Health…

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International teachers fill gaps amid teacher attrition

Hosted by Rend SmithFeaturing Claudia M. Rivera Cotto of Enlace Latino NC Music by  PenguinMusic – Better Day from Pixabay. Data on the 'State of the Teaching Profession' shows significant arrival of international teachers to the state during 2022-23 in the state of North Carolina. With teachers leaving in increasing numbers districts are increasingly looking…

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Dru Richards

Hosted by Kevin Lee-Y Green and Terrill Williams Featuring filmmaker and producer Dru Richards Music by  PenguinMusic – Better Day from Pixabay Somewhere and Elsewhere sits down with Wilmington independent filmmaker Dru Richards.  Richards describes has journey to picking up the camera and how he sustains himself creating work.  

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Regina McLeod: Tells Stories

Hosted by Kevin Lee-Y Green and Terrill Williams Featuring artist and producer Regina McLeod Music by  PenguinMusic – Better Day from Pixabay. Regina McLeod is a longtime artist and producer working in coastal North Carolina and nationally.  Her company, Cleod Nine Productions is currently producing Shakin’ the Mess Outta Misery, a play by Shay Youngblood. …

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North Carolina Shrimping: Facing an Existential Crisis

Hosted by Rend Smith Featuring Johanna F. Still  of The Assembly Music by  PenguinMusic – Better Day from Pixabay. For the coastal Carolina shrimping industry the challenges are mounting.  The economics aren’t adding even when they bring home a good catch.  Johanna F. Still, who covers reflects on a recent story she wrote titled Shrimpin’…

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Theatre for All: A Theatre Company for People with Disabilities

Somewhere & Elsewhere sat down with Kim Henry of Theatre for All to learn more about this amazing company in coastal North Carolina.  Theatre for all was born out of a desire that people with disabilities deserve and are important members of our arts community. Learn more about Theatre for All and how to get…

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Our 2024 Era

She Rocks does 2024! We’re talking lessons learned from 2023 and goals for 2024. The crew is also the first big new stories of the year,  style change ups, Gypsy Rose Blanchard, and more. Tune in! Support the show

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GRITS Talks Thanksgiving Rituals, Fall Fashion, and a Good News Story

This Fall-fueled episode is one of our favorites. What does your Thanksgiving plate look like? What is your go-to Fall fashion shoe this year? And we have a feel-good news story for you to share with your family during this holiday time. Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Brealyn Freeman, Kira Quince,…

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Shoresides Weekly News Round Up

This is the Shoresides Weekly News Roundup for October 9th, 2023.  We look at the top stories impacting the coastal region.   According to a recent story in the News & Observer the insurance company Nationwide has recently decided not to renew 10,000 insurance policies in Eastern North Carolina.  The Port City Daily reported that…

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Senior Year Talks, New Fashion Versus Old Fashion and ~Always~ More!

Welcome back to school with GRITS! We are back from summer vacation and there is just so. much. to talk about. Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Brealyn Freeman, Kira Quince, and Jonaiyah Jordan.   Support the show

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