HEARD ON LIFE 103.1 FM: ARCHIVES

In our efforts to serve our communities we are providing features and conducting interviews with people in the news, local government officials, local Cooperative Extension agents, entertainers and more. Below is a list of features and interviews. Click on the audio link to play and listen!

Entertainment

Grace Notes - Al Rushatz30:03 minutes
Al Rushatz, a West Point graduate and retired US Army Colonel, an All-American in both football and wrestling, an educator, inventor, and businessman... a man who knows both love and war.
Grace Notes - Minda Daughtry30:37 minutes
Minda Daughtry, a horticulture agent with the North Carolina Cooperative Extension, and woman whose zest for living is an inspiration. Her curiosity about the world, her sense of daily opportunity, and her enthusiastic embrace of challenge are intriguing.
Grace Notes - Ernie Mills30:02 minutes
Ernie Mills, Founder and CEO Of the Durham Rescue Mission, works with addicted and homeless men and women from across North Carolina.
Grace Notes - Bill Shrago31:28 minutes
Bill Shrago, an Air Force Veteran and long-time financial advisor, member of the Order of the Long Leaf Pine, and former chairman of the North Carolina Holocaust Council.
Grace Notes - Jimmy Garner29:22 minutes
Jimmy Garner, a native of NC, who for nearly nine decades has lived to make his community a better place. Car salesman-turned-president of First Bank, and still choir director at his church in Robbins, Jimmy’s story is one of traditional values...
Grace Notes - April Baker31:28 minutes
April Baker, the founder of "A Touch of the Father's Love" food pantry in Battleboro, has a passion for helping those in need and believes that if she can do it, anyone can!
Grace Notes - Jeannie Reives25:55 minutes
Jeannie Reives, a woman who took over her father’s barber shop after his death, and who’s mission it is to bring a smile and a great haircut to everyone she comes across. From regular customers to inmates, to the elderly, to the mentally ill.
Grace Notes - Roscoe Emmanuel30:10 minutes
Roscoe Emmanuel is a retired highway patrolman who now spends his time ministering to Native American tribes on reservations out west. Through the non-profit, Native American Christian Ministries of the Carolinas, his is a story of dedicated service...
Grace Notes - The Aikens30:42 minutes
Larry and Grace Aiken — a husband and wife team whose dedication to serving their community spans more than 50 years together. Theirs is a story of love and service…a story of Singin’ in the Rain and Keepin’ the Music Playin’.
Ben Vereen05:36 minutes
Life 103.1's Will Robinson interviews Ben Vereen, who will be performing with the North Carolina Symphony—Steppin' Out With Ben Vereen, and will feature a tribute to Broadway!
Grace Notes - Bonnie Smith31:32 minutes
Bonnie is the mother of a special needs child and founder of "Jacob's Friends." Bonnie's story is a story of love, commitment, and inclusion, of helping those who might be considered "different" - and then discovering abundant blessing in return.
Grace Notes - James Johnson25:15 minutes
James is Purple Heart Vietnam Veteran who now volunteers at the Boys and Girls Club
Grace Notes - Retha Pappas29:57 minutes
Retha is a dedicated Relay For Life volunteer and has been for the past 20+ years.
Grace Notes - Mary Latham30:52 minutes
Mary Latham of More Good is on a mission to travel to every state and collect stories of hope, positivity, and people doing good.
Declaration of Independence09:51 minutes
The Life 103.1 staff celebrates July 4th by reading the Declaration of Independence in its entirety.
City of Rocky Mount Celebration02:05 minutes
Robin O'Brien interviews Tameka Norman with the City of Rocky Mount about the End of Summer Celebration.
Carl Giammarese05:14 minutes
Robin O'Brien interviews Carl Giammarese, lead vocalist and guitarist for The Buckinghams.
Lauren Kennedy 07:49 minutes
Steve Koranda interviews Lauren Kennedy
Max McLean09:54 minutes
Steve Koranda interviews Screwtape Letters' Max McLean
Vince Gill08:10 minutes
Steve Koranda interviews Singer Vince Gill
David Holt08:12 minutes
Four-time Grammy Award Winner David Holt
Johnny Mathis08:20 minutes
An interview with singer Johnny Mathis
Kris Kristofferson08:50 minutes
An interview with country music star, Kris Kristofferson
John Sebastian02:34 minutes
An Interview with John Sebastian from The Lovin' Spoonful
Jock Bartley10:23 minutes
Steve Koranda interviews Firefall's Jock Bartley
Marvin Hamlisch05:01 minutes
Steve Koranda interviews Marvin Hamlisch
Mary Wilson16:10 minutes
Steve Koranda interviews Mary Wilson of the Supremes
Rita Coolidge01:14 minutes
Steve Koranda interviews singer Rita Coolidge

Life in Our Gardens

Moles01:08 minutes
Colby Griffin
Edible Flowers01:03 minutes
Cyndi Lauderdale
Vermicomposting01:06 minutes
Shawn Banks
Container Gardening01:27 minutes
Linda Tippet
Pruning Muscadine Grapes01:08 minutes
Danny Lauderdale
Scales01:08 minutes
Cyndi Lauderdale
Starting Seeds01:10 minutes
Shawn Banks
Growing Roses01:09 minutes
Linda Tippet
Early Vegetables01:09 minutes
Danny Lauderdale
Blooming Bulbs01:10 minutes
Colby Griffin
Crepe Myrtles01:28 minutes
Matthew Stevens
Laurel Wilt01:14 minutes
Cyndi Lauderdale
Overseeding01:13 minutes
Danny Lauderdale
Re-potting Plants01:02 minutes
Jessica Strickland
Cucumber Downy Mildew01:08 minutes
Colby Griffin
Seeding Fescue01:13 minutes
Matt Stevens
Rose Rosette01:13 minutes
Cyndi Lauderdale
Selecting The Right Plant01:15 minutes
Shawn Banks
Butterflies00:58 minutes
Linda Tippett
Fall Lawn Fertilization01:12 minutes
Danny Lauderdale
Dividing Perennials01:10 minutes
Jessica Strickland
Early Fall Tips01:13 minutes
Colby Griffin
Yellow Jackets01:14 minutes
Matt Stevens
Growing Roses01:10 minutes
Cyndi Lauderdale
Lawn Care01:08 minutes
Shawn Banks
Sooty Mold01:14 minutes
Filters for Ornamental Ponds00:58 minutes
Steve Gabel
Pollinators01:14 minutes
Cyndi Lauderdale
Mosquito Control01:10 minutes
Shawn Banks
Mowing01:10 minutes
Danny Lauderdale
Nutsedge01:14 minutes
Jessica Strickland
Summer Veggie Problems01:10 minutes
Colby Griffin
Fragrant Plants01:14 minutes
Matthew Stevens
Daylilies01:11 minutes
Cyndi Lauderdale
Weed Control01:12 minutes
Shawn Banks
Perennials00:53 minutes
Linda Tippett
Aerating01:05 minutes
Danny Lauderdale
Chiggers01:13 minutes
Burns
Stink Bugs01:13 minutes
Williams
Fall Gardening01:15 minutes
Cooke
Ginko Trees01:12 minutes
Pierce
Screening Plants01:16 minutes
McKnight
Winter Flowers01:16 minutes
Larson
Milo01:15 minutes
Williams
Herbs01:17 minutes
Cooke
Fall Fertilization 01:17 minutes
Williams
Crepe Myrtles01:12 minutes
McKnight
Pine Straw Mulch 01:12 minutes
Pierce
Pesticide Licensing 00:57 minutes
Ferguson
Tomato Diseases 01:15 minutes
Williams
Burr Weeds01:14 minutes
Larson
Harvesting Tomato Seeds01:14 minutes
McKnight
Fire Ants and Pets01:18 minutes
Pierce
Scale01:10 minutes
Larson
Cigar Trees01:15 minutes
Cooke
Chives01:14 minutes
McKnight
Blossom End Rot01:06 minutes
Pierce
Tomato Wilt01:06 minutes
Ferguson
Bagworms01:16 minutes
Williams
Beautiful Trees01:15 minutes
Burns
Fertilizing Apple Trees01:15 minutes
Larson
Squash01:13 minutes
McKnight
Swarming Bees01:05 minutes
Pierce
Watering Gardens00:58 minutes
Ferguson
Weed Control01:15 minutes
Burns
Selecting Planting Apple Trees01:16 minutes
Larson
Monitoring01:15 minutes
Cooke
Pruning Grapes01:13 minutes
Pierce
Soil Test & Apple Trees 01:15 minutes
Larson
Bagworms01:17 minutes
Cooke
Kale01:09 minutes
McKnight
Salads01:12 minutes
Cooke
Ripe Fruit and Veggies01:00 minutes
Ferguson
Shaping Your Apple Tree01:15 minutes
Larson
Lace Bugs01:15 minutes
Cooke
Insects and Weather01:13 minutes
Pierce
Blossom End Rot01:15 minutes
Ferguson
Oak Bark Shedding 01:14 minutes
Cooke
Watermelons01:08 minutes
McKnight
Pruning01:09 minutes
Pierce
Squash Wilt 01:15 minutes
Ferguson
Moss01:15 minutes
Larson
Fire Ants01:14 minutes
Larson
Pest Management01:16 minutes
Cooke
Fruit Tree Pesticides 01:06 minutes
Ferguson
Fescue01:06 minutes
Ferguson
Centipede01:12 minutes
Larson
Mulch01:18 minutes
Cooke
Bugs 01:10 minutes
Pierce
Wild Onions01:07 minutes
Larson
Fertilizer01:17 minutes
Cooke
High Tunnels01:16 minutes
McKnight
Weeds01:06 minutes
Pierce
Last Frost00:56 minutes
Williams
Healthy Lawns01:16 minutes
Larson
Widely Used Plants01:15 minutes
Cooke
Integrated Pest Management 01:16 minutes
McKnight
Locally Grown Honey01:13 minutes
Pierce
Pruning Crepe Myrtles 00:59 minutes
Ferguson
Rhythm of Seasons01:14 minutes
Williams
Pruning01:11 minutes
Larson
Planting in Fall01:15 minutes
Cooke
Local Plants01:12 minutes
McKnight
Spinach01:05 minutes
Ferguson
Lawns01:11 minutes
Williams
Local Varieties01:15 minutes
Cooke
Rotating Crops01:16 minutes
McKnight
Pollinating Plants01:04 minutes
Ferguson
Pollen Season00:57 minutes
Williams
Pecan Pests01:10 minutes
Larson
Growing Fruit Trees01:15 minutes
Cooke
Chilling Hours01:16 minutes
McKnight
Perennials01:12 minutes
Ferguson
Pecan Scab01:06 minutes
Larson
Fertilizer01:16 minutes
Cooke
No Till Gardens01:14 minutes
McKnight
Medical Interactions01:17 minutes
Pierce
Disease Resistant01:15 minutes
Ferguson
Pecan Weevils01:14 minutes
Larson
Weeds01:16 minutes
Cooke
Asparagus01:16 minutes
McKnight
Babies and Gardening01:11 minutes
Pierce
Strawberries01:12 minutes
Ferguson
Winter Disease01:15 minutes
Cooke
Pruning Grape Vines01:09 minutes
Pierce
Container Gardening01:12 minutes
Ferguson
Fertilizing Pecans01:12 minutes
Larson
Buy Pecans01:16 minutes
Larson
Pesticides01:15 minutes
McKnight
Rose Color01:16 minutes
Pierce
Pecan Tree Spacing01:12 minutes
Larson
Plant Breakage01:19 minutes
Cooke
Gardening Tools01:14 minutes
McKnight
Bluebirds01:14 minutes
Pierce
Blackberries00:59 minutes
Ferguson
Pecan Pollination01:12 minutes
Larson
Seed Catalogs01:18 minutes
Cooke
Stinkbugs01:17 minutes
McKnight
Rock Salt01:15 minutes
Pierce
Bee Keeping01:04 minutes
Ferguson
Pecans01:10 minutes
Larson
Wood Ash01:12 minutes
Cooke
Seeds01:15 minutes
McKnight
Tupelo01:14 minutes
Pierce
Landscapers01:04 minutes
Ferguson
Winter Pruning00:59 minutes
Williams
Watering01:16 minutes
Larson
Ferns01:16 minutes
Cooke
Houseplants01:11 minutes
McKnight
Compost01:07 minutes
Pierce
Muscadines01:04 minutes
Ferguson
Pruning Grape Vines01:06 minutes
Williams
Blueberries01:16 minutes
Larson
Winter Tilling01:16 minutes
Cooke
Bird Have01:14 minutes
McKnight
Weather Cycles01:15 minutes
Pierce
Timberland00:59 minutes
Ferguson
Pruning Fruit Trees01:12 minutes
Williams
Indoor Gardens01:15 minutes
Larson
Christmas Cactus01:15 minutes
Cooke
Poinsettias01:15 minutes
McKnight
Creosote01:13 minutes
Pierce
Christmas Trees01:06 minutes
McKnight
Irrigating in Winter01:15 minutes
Williams
Seeds01:16 minutes
Larson
Poinsettias01:17 minutes
Cooke
Winter Plants01:14 minutes
McKnight
Replacement Plants01:09 minutes
Pierce
Mistletoe01:15 minutes
Williams
Compost01:15 minutes
Larson
Fire Ants01:18 minutes
Cooke
Grape Vine Wreaths01:10 minutes
McKnight
Fuel Purging01:05 minutes
Pierce
Asian Lady Beetles00:56 minutes
Ferguson
Hollies01:10 minutes
Williams
Sweet Autumn Clematis01:14 minutes
Larson
Pass Along Plants01:17 minutes
Cooke
Hickory Horn Devil01:16 minutes
McKnight
Houseplants01:08 minutes
Pierce
Pruning00:52 minutes
Ferguson
Fire Ants01:15 minutes
Williams
Pruning01:16 minutes
Larson
Garden Preparation01:15 minutes
Cooke
Planning Ahead01:13 minutes
McKnight
Sand Spurs01:11 minutes
Pierce
Vegetable Gardens00:50 minutes
Larson
Garlic01:06 minutes
Williams
Winter Landscaping01:15 minutes
Larson
Camellias01:18 minutes
Cooke
Sage01:16 minutes
McKnight
Collards01:15 minutes
Pierce
Energy Bills00:54 minutes
Ferguson
Centipede & Rye00:59 minutes
Williams
Root Cuttings01:16 minutes
Larson
Winter Color01:16 minutes
Cooke
Season Extension01:16 minutes
McKnight
Transplanting Trees01:10 minutes
Pierce
When to Do What00:58 minutes
Ferguson
Fall Garden Chores 01:14 minutes
Williams
Dividing Perennials01:16 minutes
Larson
New Roots01:14 minutes
Cooke
Persimmons01:16 minutes
McKnight
Generators01:06 minutes
Pierce
Fruit Plants Landscaping00:55 minutes
Ferguson
Larkspur01:15 minutes
Williams
Ornamental Grasses01:15 minutes
Larson
First Frost01:16 minutes
Cooke
Rosemary01:15 minutes
McKnight
Haint Blue01:10 minutes
Pierce
Winter Flowers 01:16 minutes
Larson
Moon Flowers01:16 minutes
Cooke
Screening Plants 01:16 minutes
McKnight
Soil Test 00:54 minutes
Ferguson
Red in Landscaping 01:15 minutes
Larson
Baccharis 01:15 minutes
Cooke
Fall Blooming Flowers01:15 minutes
McKnight
Purlaine01:10 minutes
Pierce
Fall Spinach01:16 minutes
Williams
Houseplants Winter01:10 minutes
Larson
Before Planting01:14 minutes
Cooke
Preserving Flowers01:15 minutes
McKnight
Mosquitoes01:12 minutes
Pierce
First Frost01:12 minutes
Williams
Bulbs01:08 minutes
Larson
Lawn Fertilizing01:17 minutes
Cooke
Turf Caterpillars01:09 minutes
Larson
Fall Vegetable Garden01:14 minutes
Cooke
Bagworms01:16 minutes
McKnight
Fall Lawns01:13 minutes
Williams
Blackspot01:15 minutes
Larson
Azalea Caterpillars01:15 minutes
Cooke
Fall Gardens01:07 minutes
Williams
Begonias01:08 minutes
Larson
Plant Dormacy01:16 minutes
Cooke
Scoliid Wasps01:10 minutes
Williams
Leyland Cypress01:15 minutes
Larson
Pruning01:15 minutes
Cooke
Pinebark Beetles01:14 minutes
Larson
Chaste Tree01:16 minutes
Cooke
Blossom End Rot01:14 minutes
McKnight
Yellow Jackets01:14 minutes
Williams
Spittle Bugs01:15 minutes
Larson
Blanket Flower01:17 minutes
Cooke
Blackberries01:15 minutes
McKnight
Snakes01:08 minutes
Pierce
European Hornets01:12 minutes
Williams
Deer Problems01:07 minutes
Larson
Crepe Myrtles01:12 minutes
Cooke
Oaks01:15 minutes
Pierce
Watering01:16 minutes
Cooke
Watering Plants01:07 minutes
McKnight
Acetic Acid01:15 minutes
Pierce
Cavitation01:15 minutes
Williams
Tree Pests01:15 minutes
Cooke
Peaches01:16 minutes
McKnight
Pierce01:14 minutes
Cicadas
Buckwheat01:13 minutes
Williams
Black Eyed Susans01:16 minutes
Cooke
Wilting Tomatoes00:47 minutes
Williams
Water01:15 minutes
Cooke
More Nemotodes01:00 minutes
Williams
Drought Tolerant Plants01:16 minutes
Cooke
Mulch01:15 minutes
McKnight
Turf Problems01:10 minutes
Williams
Pollenators01:15 minutes
McKnight
Butterfly Garden01:16 minutes
McKnight
Manure01:14 minutes
Pierce
Insect's Mouth01:14 minutes
Cooke
Native Gardens01:14 minutes
McKnight
Pollen Allergies01:14 minutes
Pierce
Landscapers01:14 minutes
Cooke
Landscape Companies01:14 minutes
Pierce
Carpenter Bees01:16 minutes
Williams
Organic Fertilizers01:14 minutes
Williams
Grass Clippings01:14 minutes
Pierce
Plant Tissue Analysis01:14 minutes
McKnight
Parasitic Nemitodes01:14 minutes
McKnight
Herbs01:14 minutes
McKnight