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Creamy, dreamy, fun to make

According to the stylist who “did” my colors, I’m “a winter.

  • Greenville author ‘wrote the book’ on the Super Bowl

    In the weeks leading up to Super Bowl 50, Bethany Bradsher’s co-workers at Christ Covenant School learned to walk quietly past her door.

  • Pets for adoption

    Pets available for adoption through area shelters and animal rescue organizations:

  • Add curb appeal to your property

    Many people are familiar with the idea that a strong first impression can go a long way.

  • Tiny Art Show is a big event

    Don’t be confused by the name. The Tiny Art Show isn’t a small show. It’s a big show of very small art. How big? Think jigsaw puzzle numbers.

  • Keep the crisp, lose the labor in wings

    Come Super Bowl Sunday, we all love a heaping platter of wings. They’ve got to be crunchy. They’ve got to be a little bit greasy.

Hot Dish: Valentine's specials

Hot Dish checked with Greenville’s sit-down eateries about their Valentine’s Day specials.

  • Hot-Dish: Chinese New Year

    Chinese New Year China 10, 1904 E. Fire Tower Road, will celebrate the Chinese New Year — the Year of the Monkey — on Monday with specials and a complimentary glass of champagne with dinner from 5-9 p.m.

  • Hot Dish: Duck Donuts opens

    Before it was bustling with customers, the newly opened Greenville location of Duck Donuts got its start as a joke between friends.

  • Hot Dish: New Year’s festivities

    Several Greenville venues will be open to ring in the new year, many with specials and some with entertainment. Here’s a rundown of some of the Hot Dish hot spots.

  • Hot Dish: Pub hosting pop-up event

    The Pub at Kasturi will host a pop-up chef event on Tuesday featuring a “Taste of Havana” at the business on Tuesday.

  • Hot Dish: Open on Christmas

    A number of local restaurants will be open for dining during the Christmas holiday, while others will have abbreviated hours.

Abby: Friend is ready for more

Dear Abby: “Roger” and I have been seeing each other for two years. (We are both 50.) He is very handsome.

Grizzard: Rose receipt delivers thorn

Heading into the Christmas season, pretty much everyone giving pointers to shoppers will offer this same suggestion: Save your receipts. I don’t disagree that this is a good consumer tip.

  • Grizzard: Too many young lives lost, too many left to ask ‘Why?’

    Why? It’s the natural question we ask when tragedy rocks our world.

  • Keith: Strong-willed kids

    One morning last week I took my 4-year-old twins, Addison and Brody, to the park to play for an hour or so before I dropped them off at day care.

  • Keith: A fond farewell

    Usually, the beginning of summer vacation is a festive occasion for my 10-year-old daughter, Jordan, who typically spends the months of April and May counting down the days until she embarks on her annual 3-month-long whirlwind adventure in the sun.

  • Hudson: Reminders of the joys of life

    When my husband, Bill, saw the email that there were free tomato plants in the company break room, he stopped by to pick one up for us.

  • Keith: Fine line between love, Teflon

    Like most married couples, my wife, Jenny, and I sometimes have to admit that even though we love each other with all our hearts, there are times when both of us would like to wring each other’s neck.

Religion news Feb. 6

Special services, musical performances and other events coming up at area houses of worship:

  • Kids Stuff Feb. 9

    Pottery workshopPitt County Arts Council at Emerge, 404 Evans St., will offer a potter’s wheel family workshop from 1:30-3:30 p.m.

  • Meeting place Feb. 7

    AMATEUR RADIO: The Brightleaf Amateur Radio Club meets at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at VFW Post Home 7032, 1108 Mumford Road. Visit w4amc.com.

  • Go! Guide Feb. 5

    FRIDAY Unnatural Resources Fair The 24th annual Eastern Carolina Unnatural Resources Fair is planned from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. today, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

  • After hours Feb. 5

    5TH STREET DISTILLERY ANNEX: 120 and 122 E. Fifth St. 757-3034. Wednesday-Saturday: DJ. A.J. MCMURPHY'S: 1914 Turnbury Drive. 355-7956.

  • Arts Datebook Feb. 5

    GMAThe Biennial North Carolina Juried Art Exhibition opens today with a reception from 5-8 p.m. and continues through April 24.

Eppes students win state Beta Club awards

C.M. Eppes Middle School’s Beta Club recently brought home honors from the state convention in Greensboro.Students competed in various academic, talent and art competitions.

  • Hope wins regional MATHCOUNTS competition

    A team of “Mathletes” from Hope Middle School was named winner of Saturday’s Eastern Regional MATHCOUNTS competition.

  • A.G. Cox wins honors at math competition

    A.G. Cox Middle School had two of its three math teams to win honors in the recent Pam Pack Math Competition at Washington High School.

  • School Menu Feb. 9

    Todaybaked spaghetti, breadstick, pork chop sandwich, steamed broccoli, lima beans, blueberries with toppingWednesdayMandarin chicken, brown rice, cheese sticks, romaine salad, pineapple tidbitsThursdaychicken sandwich, chicken quesadilla, baked french fries, carrots, pearsFridaychicken tenders, breadstick, barbecue slider, coleslaw, deli roaster potatoes, baked beans, peachesMondaypizza, beef taco, Tostitos scoops, cheese, romaine salad, corn, strawberries

  • Ayden Middle names science fair winners

    Ayden Middle School has named winners of its school science fair. Seventh-grader Ryan Baxter won best in show.

  • Report Card News Feb. 9

    Pitt County Students will attend school on Monday, which was originally scheduled as a teacher workday. This is a makeup day for the Jan. 22 snow day.

Pets for adoption

Pets available for adoption through area shelters and animal rescue organizations:

  • Lost and found, pet news

    Lost and found pets and news frome area shelters and animal rescue organizations:

  • Lost and found, pet news

    Lost and found pets and news frome area shelters and animal rescue organizations:

  • Pets for adoption

    Pets available for adoption through area shelters and animal rescue organizations:

  • Lost and found, pet news

    Lost and found pets and news frome area shelters and animal rescue organizations:

  • Pets for adoption

    Pets available for adoption through area shelters and animal rescue organizations:

Pet resources

Click here to link to websites of various local organizations that help pets and their owners.

Your Photos: Pitt Pets

Share a photo of your favorite animal friend by emailing us at yourphotos@reflector.com or clicking the link below, and check out the photos your neighbors have shared.


In ‘Hail, Caesar!’ a studio fixer’s faith is tested

The Coen canon reaches a crescendo — or rather a warped inversion of one — in “Hail, Caesar!” when the brothers assemble a quartet of religious leaders from various faiths before Josh Brolin’s 1950s movie studio “fixer” Eddie Mannix.

  • Movie Capsules Feb. 5

    Capsules of movies playing at local theaters. New releases are indicated with an asterisk.

  • Third time’s a charm for the witty ‘Kung Fu Panda 3’

    If you’re one of those people — and I’m with you — who roll your eyes when handed a pair of 3D glasses at the multiplex, wondering if all this rigmarole is REALLY necessary, then take heart: The lovely, color-popping visuals in “Kung Fu Panda 3” are well worth those darned glasses.

  • Movie Capsules Jan. 29

    Capsules of movies playing at local theaters. New releases are indicated with an asterisk.

  • ‘Finest Hours’ an account of a daring rescue

    “Finest Hours’’ — an odd title, in that it evokes Winston Churchill and the London blitz — concerns a lesser known historical incident that took place in 1952, a sea rescue by the Coast Guard.

  • Movie Capsules Jan. 22

    Capsules of movies playing at local theaters. New releases are indicated with an asterisk.

Film studies at ECU

Are you interested in studying film? See what East Carolina University offers in this area.

What's at the movies?

Click here to see what is playing at Greenville's movie theaters.


Religion news Feb. 6

Special services, musical performances and other events coming up at area houses of worship:

  • Religion News Jan. 30

    Special services, musical performances and other events coming up at area houses of worship:

  • Religion News Jan. 23

    CHICAGO — Mayor Rahm Emanuel says a church on Chicago’s West Side where Martin Luther King Jr. preached could become a historic landmark.

  • Religion News Jan. 17

    Special services, musical performances and other events coming up at area houses of worship:

  • Religion News Jan. 9

    Special services, musical performances and other events coming up at area houses of worship:

  • Religion News Jan. 2

    Special services, musical performances and other events coming up at area houses of worship:

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