Shoresides

A local solutions journalism podcast by and for Carteret County, North Carolina. Serving the coastal region and beyond. Through interviews, updates, and special programs we keep you engaged with local news from across the region.

Hosted BySheresa Elliot & Sarah Sloan

A local solutions journalism podcast by and for Carteret County, North Carolina. Serving the coastal region and beyond. Through interviews, updates, and special programs we keep you engaged with local news from across the region.


All Episodes

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...

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...

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...

‘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...

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...

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...

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....

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....

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...