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Fire up the grill for this fruit crisp

When we think “hot off the grill,” we usually think about something meaty. But this time of year I also like to grill desserts!In late summer, I make this grilled fruit crisp every week.

  • Emerge to host photo program

    The Pitt County Arts Council at Emerge is ready to help the healing begin, now it just needs the participants.

  • Getting – and staying – fit

    Getting in shape is one thing, but staying in shape is another. It’s a process that takes setting realistic goals and knowing what you’re capable of, Dr.

  • Is eating before a workout OK?

    Q I’ve heard that you shouldn’t eat before exercising, but is it really that important?

  • Exploring wood’s possibilities

    Working with wood comes naturally to New York interior designer Dan Faires.

  • Going nuts for music

    The new committee of the Fountain Peanut Festival has gone a little nutty over perfecting their entertainment lineup.

Hot Dish: Hwy 55 Express opens

Eastern North Carolina-based restaurant chain Hwy 55 has unveiled a new express concept near the East Carolina University campus.

  • Hot Dish: Pub opens downtown

    Fitzgerald’s, which bills itself as an American tavern with an Irish twist, has opened at 113 E. Fifth St., the former location of Pirate’s Den.

  • Hot Dish: StarLight updates lunch menu

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

  • Hot Dish: Restaurant features wraps

    Here’s what’s going on in area restaurant news: 501 Fresh A new restaurant, 501 Fresh Salads and Wraps, will open in early August in the former Cubbie’s location at the corner of Fifth and Evans Streets.

  • 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.”

Abby: Kids push guest list limit

Dear Abby: I am being married later this year, and I’m planning my guest list. My cousin “Emily” has five young children who I’m making an exception to invite.

  • Kolasa: Nutrients, calories for ASDs

    Q My grandson was recently diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders. We have been surfing the Web and find lots about special diets and dietary supplements.

  • Has: Woman eager to become stepmom

    Q I am a 32-year-old woman who has been dating a wonderful man for a little over a year.

  • Dr. K: Strategies help control incontinence

    Q I’ve had urinary incontinence ever since I gave birth last year. Why?A Many women who give birth vaginally go on to develop loss of bladder control.

  • Abby: Husband should focus on his present

    Dear Abby: I’m married to the love of my life. I can’t imagine loving a man more than I love “Wayne,” and I know he feels the same about me.

  • Abby: Man has options for covering scar

    Dear Abby: You printed a letter from “Self-Conscious in Georgia” (May 15), a young man who is insecure about the scar from his heart surgery.

Keith: Nature should proceed with caution

Something very disturbing happened this summer: My daughter, Jordan, has started to take notice of boys. And what’s even worse, they’ve started to take notice of her as well.

Meeting Place Aug. 10

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

  • Kid Stuff Aug. 19

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

  • Meeting place Aug. 17

    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 Aug. 15

    Fun stuff coming up in the Greenville area:

  • After hours Aug. 15

    A weekly listing of live music at area night clubs and restaurants:  

  • Arts Datebook Aug. 15

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

Bell receives MIT scholarship

John H. Bell IV of Greenville, a recent high school graduate of the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics, has been named a recipient of a Massachusetts Institute of Technology scholarship.

What to do with your pet while on vacation

For most people with pets, the idea of vacation can be a little stressful at times.

  • VIDEO PETS: Pets available for adoption, August 17

    Meet Tripp, a 3-year-old Chihuahua mix who is quiet and loves to sit in your lap. He can be visited at the 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:

  • VIDEO: Annual Doggie Pool Party, Aug. 16

    The annual Doggie Pool Party was held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Greenville Community Pool on Aug. 16, 2014.

  • What to Feed Your House Rabbit

    Bringing a rabbit into your household can be an exciting moment as long as your new pet is cared for properly.

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: ‘Expendables 3’ proves Stallone not expendable

Despite his punch-drunk Rocky persona, nobody can say Sylvester Stallone is stupid. The actor has a genius about popular movies.

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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