Podcast: Shoresides

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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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3 Chambers Festival coming to coastal region

We speak with documentary filmmaker Chris Everett about his upcoming 3 Chambers festival.  A festival the digs into the intersection of Black culture, hip-hop, martial arts and anime through by presenting live music, immersive art, and innovative film experience.  Taking place in Wilmington, North Carolina in October. Support the show www.shoresides.org

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Loneliness in New Hanover County North Carolina

Loneliness is tough, and it has real consequences for our health and life span.  The pandemic certainly didn’t help with social isolation and broken routines. We went out into New Hanover County, North Carolina to learn how people experience loneliness and what we can do about it.  One thing we learned is that loneliness actually…

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A Day in the Life: Mayor Sharon Harker

“Here we are in 2022 and we’re still hearing those milestones being made. Yes, it is sad that you still have the firsts still being done. But what’s rejoiceful is that it’s coming…” Shoresides does a day in the life of a mayor. In this episode, we follow Beaufort, North Carolina Mayor Sharon Harker as…

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‘We All Deserve A Place to Live’

39% of renters and 22% of homeowners in Carteret County reported having trouble affording their homes last year. In this episode, we dig into why there is so little affordable housing in our area now and what the future of making a home here is going to look like. We speak to Lynne Griffin a…

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Wellness Check: Carteret County

As a mental health crisis surges nationwide, we examine how folks in Carteret County are affected. Four local therapists provide us with insights into handling the emotional challenges of this moment. Shoresides is a local news podcast by and for Carteret County, North Carolina. Serving the coastal region and beyond. Support the show (https://shoresides.org/support/)

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Black Leaders in Columbus County Work Toward Equity in COVID-19 Vaccinations

Today, producer Brea Hampton takes us back to a COVID-19 vaccine drive that happened in Tabor City, Columbus County in March. She speaks with Ashlei McFadden, who’s been aiding vaccination efforts – like the drive in Tabor City. McFadden says that vaccines intended for Tabor City’s Black community went to white folks from outside of…

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Andrew Brown & What’s Happening in Elizabeth City, Now

Shoresides spoke with community organizer and Elizabeth City local Quentin Jackson about what is happening in Elizabeth City as the community  responds to the police killing of Andrew Brown. Support the show (https://shoresides.org/support/)

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Andrew Brown & What’s Happening in Elizabeth City, Now

Shoresides spoke with community organizer and Elizabeth City local Quentin Jackson about what is happening in Elizabeth City as the community  responds to the police killing of Andrew Brown. Support the show (https://shoresides.org/support/)

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Is It Enough?: Reflecting On 2020’s Attempts At Cultural Remediation And The Gullah/Geechee Nation

Though unaffiliated with Gullah/Geechee culture, a number of restaurants and food brands in Charleston, South Carolina used their name for decades. This year, several of these businesses finally underwent rebranding. In 2020, we’ve heard story after story on mainstream media outlets about businesses, music groups, and other institutions and entities renaming themselves in attempt to…

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