Shoresides News

Shoreside News interviews your neighbors on the vital stories impacting our region. Through interviews, updates, and special programs we keep you engaged with local news from across the region.

Hosted ByLaura Bratton & Sarah Sloan

All Episodes

Columbus County: A Series of Disasters

In the last 10 years, disasters like Matthew, Florence, and now COVID-19 have changed the fabric of Columbus County, North Carolina and its community. Wallyce Todd and Gerry Lenahan...

PSA: Free COVID-19 Testing

A public service announcement about COVID-19 testing in New Hanover County, NC.

White Stocking Resident Still Out of Home: Hurricane then COVID-19

Jacqueline has been repairing her home from Hurricane Florence since September 2018. During those two years she has stayed with family, gone through the FEMA trailer program and then...

The House, It Couldn’t Breathe

It’s been nearly two years since Hurricane Florence flooded the Maple Hill neighborhood in Pender County, NC. But Arlisha Hill’s home is still far from repaired. Hill was ready...

Kelly & How Food Insecurity is Changing

Kelly Spivey speaks about how she has seen the food insecurity conversation change during  COVID-19. Kelly’s Community Pantry started to take the shame out of asking for help with...

COVID-19 & Beach Town Economies

Trace Cooper, the mayor of Atlantic Beach, is preparing for a summer unlike he’s ever seen before. Cooper speaks to how the pandemic could disrupt – or boost –...

Grocery Store Clerk Discusses Progression of Covid-19

Chris Lamoreaux is a grocery store cashier in Morehead City, NC. Lamoreaux lives with his mother, who has an autoimmune disease. After work, Lamoreaux now self-quarantines in his bedroom....

Fast Food COVID-19 Special

A fast food manager in coastal North Carolina discusses how her team has put their health and safety at risk during the coronavirus pandemic – to serve milkshakes and...

HIV & COVID-19

Jeff Mills, 72, talks about how the coronavirus pandemic compares with the HIV/AIDS outbreak in the 1980’s and his life experiences as an activist. Mills has lived in Wilmington,...