Debbie Elliott NPR National Correspondent Debbie Elliott can be heard telling stories from her native South and occasionally guest-hosting NPR news programs.
Stories By

Debbie Elliott

Some Counties Stall On Same-Sex Marriage Licenses After Ruling

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/418641108/418641109" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Emanuel AME Church Reopens, Charleston Worshippers Pay Their Respects

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/416389927/416389953" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

'Hate Won't Win': Shock and Mourning In Charleston

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/415973867/415973868" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Charleston, S.C., Residents Gather Outside Church To Mourn Victims

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/415809497/415809498" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Nashville's historic Ryman Auditorium re-opens this week with a new look. Steve Lowry/Ryman Auditorium hide caption

toggle caption
Steve Lowry/Ryman Auditorium

Nashville's Living History Museum Expands

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/413178725/413318112" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Mississippi's Beloved Blues-Playing Son Comes Home

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/410958347/410958348" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Alabama Considers Legalized Gambling To Close Budget Deficit

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/409939075/409939076" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Demolition crews remove the last remains of a house that was destroyed by Superstorm Sandy, which battered parts of the East Coast, in 2013. Wayne Parry/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Wayne Parry/AP

As States Ready Disaster Plans, Feds Urge Them To Consider Climate Change

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/408010685/408010686" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Every spring, local residents have staged a play based on To Kill a Mockingbird in this courthouse in Monroeville, Ala. Debbie Elliott/NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Debbie Elliott/NPR

A Town Divided Over The Next Chapter Of An Iconic Harper Lee Book

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/403364020/404114310" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Fresh oil puddles on the white sand in Orange Beach, Ala., during the BP oil spill in 2010. Debbie Elliott/NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Debbie Elliott/NPR

5 Years After BP Oil Spill, Experts Debate Damage To Ecosystem

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/401288698/401319076" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

A boat collects oil that leaked from the Deepwater Horizon wellhead in the Gulf of Mexico in April 2010 near New Orleans. Chris Graythen/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Chris Graythen/Getty Images

5 Years After BP Oil Spill, Effects Linger And Recovery Is Slow

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/400374744/400929898" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

E-Cigarettes Grow In Popularity Among Teen Students, Survey Says

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/400285207/400285208" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Russell Moore preaching during the first plenary address, "Black, And White And Red All Over: Why Racial Reconciliation Is A Gospel Issue." Alli Rader hide caption

toggle caption
Alli Rader

Southern Baptists Don't Shy Away From Talking About Their Racist Past

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/395815996/395817378" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Investigation Continues Into Crash Of Black Hawk Military Helicopter In Fla.

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/392375474/392375475" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript