Eleven bears are getting acclimated to their new home in Texas. The bears were moved from their home in Cherokee to the International Exotic Animal Sanctuary following a 450-thousand dollar donation from an anonymous donor. David Hurand spoke with the Legal Counsel for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals which has been
working to improve living conditions for the bears for several years.
WCQS is hosting a community meeting July 30th at 6:30 at the Transylvania County Library. President and CEO, Jody Evans, will take questions and comments and discuss plans for the station and its Brevard frequency.
Western North Carolina Public Radio, WCQS, will host a community meeting July 30th at 6:30 pm in the Transylvania County Library. WCQS President and CEO, Jody Evans, wants to hear from residents in Transylvania County about how the station is doing and how it can reflect the concerns and issues facing residents in Transylvania County. Evans will talk about what’s going on at the station and share news about WCQS’s radio signal in Brevard.
A significant change maybe in store for Asheville voters. David Hurand spoke with Mt. Xpress reporter Jake Frankel about a bill being considered by state lawmakers in Raleigh that would impose district elections for seats on Asheville City Council.
North Carolina native Dr. Tom Marshburn recently returned to earth after spending five months in space aboard the International Space Station. He spoke with WFAE reporter Duncan McFadyen and David Hurand.
WCQS partners with ASAP -- the Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project -- for tailgate market updates, heard Thursdays and Fridays during Morning Edition (5am - 9am).
What’s fresh at markets this week? What isn’t! These days, summer favorites like beans, bell peppers, cabbages, eggplants, potatoes, and tomatoes are joining an already seasonal abundance of greens, summer squash, berries, and peaches.
It appears unlikely that state or federal disaster aid will be sought for residents and businesses affected by recent flooding. That's the assessment of North Carolina Division of Emergency Management Western Branch Manager Mike Cook. Cook oversees emergency management for counties west of Interstate 77. He spoke with David Hurand