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!


Grace Notes - Bill Shrago
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.

31:28 minutes
Grace Notes - Jimmy Garner
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...

29:22 minutes
Grace Notes - April Baker
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!

31:28 minutes
Grace Notes - Jeannie Reives
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.

25:55 minutes
Grace Notes - Roscoe Emmanuel
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...

30:10 minutes
Grace Notes - The Aikens
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’.

30:42 minutes
Ben Vereen
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!

05:36 minutes
Grace Notes - Bonnie Smith
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.

31:32 minutes
Grace Notes - James Johnson
James is Purple Heart Vietnam Veteran who now volunteers at the Boys and Girls Club

25:15 minutes
Grace Notes - Retha Pappas
Retha is a dedicated Relay For Life volunteer and has been for the past 20+ years.

29:57 minutes
Grace Notes - Mary Latham
Mary Latham of More Good is on a mission to travel to every state and collect stories of hope, positivity, and people doing good.

30:52 minutes
Declaration of Independence
The Life 103.1 staff celebrates July 4th by reading the Declaration of Independence in its entirety.

09:51 minutes
City of Rocky Mount Celebration
Robin O'Brien interviews Tameka Norman with the City of Rocky Mount about the End of Summer Celebration.

02:05 minutes
Carl Giammarese
Robin O'Brien interviews Carl Giammarese, lead vocalist and guitarist for The Buckinghams.

05:14 minutes
Lauren Kennedy
Steve Koranda interviews Lauren Kennedy

07:49 minutes
Max McLean
Steve Koranda interviews Screwtape Letters' Max McLean

09:54 minutes
Vince Gill
Steve Koranda interviews Singer Vince Gill

08:10 minutes
David Holt
Four-time Grammy Award Winner David Holt

08:12 minutes
Johnny Mathis
An interview with singer Johnny Mathis

08:20 minutes
Kris Kristofferson
An interview with country music star, Kris Kristofferson

08:50 minutes
John Sebastian
An Interview with John Sebastian from The Lovin' Spoonful

02:34 minutes
Jock Bartley
Steve Koranda interviews Firefall's Jock Bartley

10:23 minutes
Marvin Hamlisch
Steve Koranda interviews Marvin Hamlisch

05:01 minutes
Mary Wilson
Steve Koranda interviews Mary Wilson of the Supremes

16:10 minutes
Rita Coolidge
Steve Koranda interviews singer Rita Coolidge

01:14 minutes


Life in Our Gardens

MolesColby Griffin

01:08 minutes
Edible FlowersCyndi Lauderdale

01:03 minutes
VermicompostingShawn Banks

01:06 minutes
Container GardeningLinda Tippet

01:27 minutes
Pruning Muscadine GrapesDanny Lauderdale

01:08 minutes
ScalesCyndi Lauderdale

01:08 minutes
Starting SeedsShawn Banks

01:10 minutes
Growing RosesLinda Tippet

01:09 minutes
Early VegetablesDanny Lauderdale

01:09 minutes
Blooming BulbsColby Griffin

01:10 minutes
Crepe MyrtlesMatthew Stevens

01:28 minutes
Laurel WiltCyndi Lauderdale

01:14 minutes

See a full list of Heard on Life 103.1