Loading...
I just learned that NCDOT will be putting in bike lanes on the new 10th St overpass from Evans St. all the way to the...

Pitt County Fair highlights

Loading…

Friday, September 14, 2018

The 99th annual Pitt County American Legion Agricultural Fair is scheduled to be open Tuesday through Sept. 23 at the county fairgrounds, 3910 Martin Luther King Jr. Highway.

The event will feature a children’s barnyard, free shows and exhibits and nearly three dozen carnival rides from Powers Midway.

Daily entertainment includes hypnotist-magician Alan Sands, one-man-band Marc Dobson and The Barnyard Cackle Review. Other daily features include High Rollers antique bicycles, 18th-century tinsmith Michael Felk and Dakota and Friends Dinosaur Road Show.

Tuesday’s opening will feature Black Jack Quartet and Carolina Girls line dancing. Karen Snead and Alexis Vann will sing at 6 p.m. Thursday, followed by Pitt County Fair’s Rock Stars Karaoke from 7-8 p.m. The band After April will perform at 4 p.m. Sept. 23.

The fair, which has the theme “Spinning On,” also has different daily themes, including Daily Reflector family night on Tuesday ($1 off admission with newspaper coupon) and senior citizens day on Wednesday with free admission from 1-6 p.m. for ages 55 and older.

Fair hours are 5:30-10:45 p.m. Tuesday, 4-10:45 p.m. Wednesday through Sept. 21, 1-11:45 p.m. Sept. 22 and 1-7:45 p.m. Sept. 23.

General daily admission is $6, free for ages 4 and younger. Wristbands (for unlimited rides) are $20 each. Parking is free. Visit pittfair.org or call 756-6916.

Loading…

Humans of Greenville

@HumansofGville

Local photographer Joe Pellegrino explores Greenville to create a photographic census of its people.

Look

November 17, 2018

Here's a few flowers; but 'bout midnight, more:

— Cymbeline, Act 4, scene 2. William Shakespeare.

Are you looking for a very strange flower? Well, this one’s for you.

Now the scientific name for this oddball, which comes from Greek, means “hairy flower.” And why not? The six,…

Trichosanthes anguina boris.jpg

November 16, 2018

A tale of two lovers, set in Sweden, will come to the stage tonight as East Carolina University Opera Theater presents “A Little Night Music” for its fall performance.

“A Little Night Music,” written by author Hugh Wheeler with music by Stephen Sondheim, is a love story that…

111618gofallopera

November 14, 2018

Q I didn’t grow up eating berries. They taste good, but is there a nutrition reason for eating them? — FJ, Greenville

A We are lucky to see a greater variety of berries — fresh, dried, canned and frozen — in our local stores than before. Children and…

Kolasa, Kathy

November 11, 2018

Losing a child before his or her first birthday is an unthinkable tragedy for any parent — and unfortunately it occurs too often in North Carolina, where we far outpace the nation in infant mortality.

With over seven deaths per 1,000 live births vs. the national average of fewer than six per…

Anita Bachmann

November 11, 2018

WINTERVILLE — Approximately 300 people gathered in the South Central High School cafeteria recently to celebrate their time as students at Winterville High School. The school, which was built in 1935, has served as A.G. Cox Middle School since 1971.

“The first Saturday in November has…

1107-WHSReunion2.jpg

November 10, 2018

The year is old, the birds are flown.

And yet the world, in its distress,

Displays a certain loveliness —

 — John Updike, from “A Child’s Calendar”

Autumn has once again snuck up upon us, as it always does.

Autumn is known mostly as a time of cooling temperatures,…

1110318mysteryplant.JPG

November 07, 2018

Q Would you please help spread the word about our upcoming event that will celebrate the successes of people in Pitt County who are eating healthy, being physically active and managing their own diabetes.  JS, Pitt County.

A Jackie Sugg MS, RDN, LDN is a long time friend and colleague from the…

Kolasa, Kathy

November 07, 2018

Bateeni Mediterranean Grill & Cafe at 1868 W. Arlington Blvd. in Greenville is a healthy escape for those seeking fresh and delicious food that will keep your taste buds and body fulfilled. They offer an array of authentic Mediterranean cuisine using their centuries old traditions of combining…

Mixed Grill Close Up.jpg

November 05, 2018

Drivers needed

The Pitt County Council on Aging is in need of volunteers to help deliver Meals on Wheels in Ayden and Bethel Monday through Friday. Drivers will provide lunch for homebound older adults. Route delivery takes about an hour. Training is provided. Call 752-1717.

Bell ringers needed

The…

November 04, 2018

North Carolina’s long literary tradition lives on and was celebrated with presentation of the North Carolina Book Awards at the Greenville Convention Center last week. ECU’s Charles Ewen was among those honored.

The awards, held on Oct. 26, are presented annually by the North Carolina…

Charlie Ewen.jpg
216 stories in Look. Viewing 1 through 10.
«First Page   «Previous Page        
Page 1 of 22
        Next Page»   Last Page»