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Some creative answers for remotes

Remote controls, designed to make life easier and more convenient, have become so numerous in many homes that keeping track of them is a challenge all its own.

  • The Art Room hosts new exhibit

    Nelle Hayes has a knack for finding beautiful art where few would think to look.

  • Rebuilt cottage ‘a sheer miracle’

    Nags HeadTo find Stinson’s Ranch, it is better to listen to the locals.From the post office, take West Deering.

  • Cottage walls filled with scripture

    Nags Head Within the walls of Billy and Sandra Stinson’s reconstructed cottage on the Roanoake Sound are stainless steel nails and bolts, screws and fasteners designed to withstand 150 mph winds.

  • Review: Tech goodies to bring along

    DENVER — Your swimsuit and your sunscreen are in the luggage, and your boarding passes are all printed out.But did you remember your gadgets and chargers?

  • Cork among fashion accessories

    NEW YORK — Cork. It’s not just for wine stoppers and bulletin boards anymore.

Hot Dish: Cubbie’s celebrates 15 years

Cubbie’s Winterville, 657-D Worthington Road, recently celebrated 15 years in business.

  • Hot Dish: BurHEATo fires things up

    If you’re a fan of hot peppers, you’ll want to sink your teeth into Salsarita’s BurHEATo, which the Charlotte-based chain is touting as “The World’s Hottest Burrito.”

  • Hot Dish: Scullery highlights produce

    Here’s what’s going on in area restaurant news:

  • Hot Dish: New eatery opens

    Le Bendicion, a casual eatery and bakery serving house-made Central American snack fare and Mexican specialties, has opened at 220 Cotanche St. in downtown Greenville.

  • Hot dish: Changes at Indian eatery

    Dale’s Indian Cuisine, 419 Evans St., has new owners and a new name — Cinnamon Indian Cuisine.

  • Hot Dish: New menu at Tokyo

    Tokyo Japanese Restaurant, 3525 S. Memorial Drive, has a new owner and manager and four new sushi chefs, along with a new menu.

Lauderdale: Why some plants don’t bloom

The Extension office often gets calls asking why plants haven’t bloomed. It is difficult to narrow this problem down to one reason.

  • Abby: Teen looking for direction

    Dear Abby: I am an 18-year-old high school senior who is scared about what’s going to happen after graduation.

  • Hax: Show yourself before showing others

    Q I’m 26, he’s 27. Dated for about a year, fell hard and fast, moved in together after about six months and were beginning to talk about getting engaged.

  • Abby: Tyke becomes a terror

    Dear Abby: When my friend “Fran” and I get together with our kids, they often play games on her cellphone until the battery dies.

  • Dr. K: Treatments rarely leave scars

    Q I saw my doctor about a patch of rough, brown skin that I noticed on my upper arm. He said it is actinic keratosis and needs to be removed. Is it cancer?

  • Kolasa: Access to healthy food

    First, a shout-out to Hope of Glory Ministries and everyone who is trying to ensure that families living in poverty receive healthy foods (The Daily Reflector, July 12, Page A1).

Keith: Mommy deserves all the credit

Around June 1 of every year, I start making a list of things I want for Father’s Day.

  • Grizzard: Little boy grows up

    Now that my little boy is as tall as I am, I suppose I am going to have to stop calling him my little boy.

  • Hudson: Tweezers are girl’s best friend

    Diamonds aren’t a girl’s best friend. Tweezers are. Only nobody’s written a song about it. Yet.

  • Kelly: It’s just polyp fiction

    Some dame had slipped me a mickey and stolen my clothes.

  • Keith: Boredom a luxury I can't afford

    Last Saturday, my nine-year-old daughter Jordan gave me a sneak preview of what her upcoming summer vacation will be like in our house.

  • Hudson: Women have wisdom

    I met my new BFF Wednesday. That’s when Frances Schultz, a Tarboro native, spoke to me — and about 1,000 other local ladies — at the Power of the Purse Luncheon.

Meeting place July 12

Barbershop Chorus: The Greenville Area Barbershop Chorus, “The Carolina Chord Connection,” meets at 7 p.m. Mondays at Jaycee Park, 2000 Cedar Lane.

  • Go Guide July 25

    Fun stuff coming up in the Greenville area:

  • Arts datebook July 25

    Events and activities coming up in the Greenville-area arts community:

  • After hours July 25

    Live music performances at Greenville-area clubs and venues:

  • Kid Stuff Calendar July 22

    Kid-friendly events and activities coming up in the Greenville area:

  • Meeting place July 20

    Meeting times, dates and places for area civic and social groups:

Fogarty, de Vente earn Eagle Scout awards

Remigio de Vente and Conor Fogarty, members of Boy Scout Troop 826, recently received their Eagle Scout awards, the highest award in Scouting.

VIDEO PETS: Pets available for adoption, July 20

Meet Preacher, our pet of the week. He is a 7-year-old Jack Russell Terrier mix that can be found at Pitt County Animal Shelter.

  • Pets for adoption

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

  • Lost and found, pet news

    Lost and found and news from area shelters and animal rescue organizations:

  • How to get control of fleas

    Pet owners often call veterinarians asking for help to control the fleas that are making their pets’ lives (and sometime their own) miserable.

  • VIDEO PETS: Pets available for adoption, July 13

    Meet Rosie, a 6-month-old Labrador mix at Pitt County Animal Shelter.

  • Pets for Adoption

    Pets available for adoption from 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.

Rhoades: Johansson an action star in ‘Lucy’

Sure, we’d be happy just listening to the computerized purr of her voice in “Her.” But there’s a physical side to Scarlett Johansson too.

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.

Local woman to be ordained

A Greenville woman is to become the first in the state to be ordained a priest in the Association of Roman Catholic Women Priests.

  • Religion News May 17

    Services Abundant Life Ministries, 1405 Dickinson Ave., will host the launch of the Healing and Deliverance Revival Center Church of God in Christ at 4:30 p.m.

  • Religion news April 5

    ServicesBurning Bush United Holy Church, 280 Bailey Lane, Vanceboro, will have a “Men of the Bible” service at 5 p.m. today.

  • Religion news March 15

    Special services, events and music coming up at area houses of worship:

  • Religion News Feb. 15

    ServicesBurning Bush United Holy Church, 280 Bailey Lane, Vanceboro, will have quarterly meeting, homecoming and family and friends day at 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Sunday.

  • Religion news Jan. 11

    ServicesBurning Bush United Holy Church, 280 Bailey Lane, Vanceboro, will celebrate its church anniversary with services at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Friday and at 11 a.m.

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