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Learn to eat ‘Good and Cheap’

Leanne Brown didn’t set out to write a buzz-worthy cookbook for people who want fine-dining taste on a food stamp budget.

  • A living tribute

    The newest trees along U.S. Route 15 come with stories of Civil War soldiers.

  • Gift to restore Robert E. Lee’s home

    Arlington, Va. A historic plantation originally built as a monument to George Washington overlooking the nation’s capital, a site that later was home to Confederate Gen.

  • 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.

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.”

  • 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.

Abby: Obsession puts swimmer in unsafe water

Dear Abby: I’m a 21-year-old man who has been a successful swimmer in high school and now in college. Over the past few months, I have become obsessed with developing six-pack abs.

  • Kolasa: Drink plenty of water

    Q I saw a news item that said our brain regulates the sensation of thirst and we really don’t have to worry about making sure we get enough fluid every day.

  • Abby: Family’s secret better left unexposed

    Dear Abby: My husband’s family are hypocrites! They talk about everyone and their problems, yet when something arises in their family, they want it kept hush-hush.

  • Hax: Why daughter changed name

    Q I am almost 50, a single mom to an awesome 9-year-old daughter. My parents and I have a great relationship, with one glaring exception.

  • Dr. K: Treatments for athlete’s foot

    Q I have athlete’s foot. How can I get rid of it? And how can I make sure I don’t get it again?A Athlete’s foot is a common fungal infection.

  • Abby: Clumsiness may have a physical cause

    Dear Abby: In short, my son is a klutz — to the point that it affects his self-confidence. He’s different from everyone else in the family.

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.

  • Kid Stuff Calendar July 29

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

  • Meeting Place July 27

    Audio Books: The Audio Book Lovers club for adults with and without vision disability meets from 11 a.m.-noon Friday at the Council on Aging building, 1717 W. Fifth St.

  • 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:

20 receive memorial Scholarship

Twenty local graduating seniors were recently named recipients of the Chris Carter Memorial Scholarship.

Extending Your Dog’s Life: New Research

It is sad to think about a beloved pet growing older. Dogs’ genetic codes show that they ways they age are similar to the ways humans age.

  • VIDEO PETS: Pets available for adoption, July 27

    Meet Mack, a 2-month-old hound mix, who has a small birth defect on his foot and ankle. He is at the Humane Society of Eastern Carolina.

  • Lost and found, pet news

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

  • Pets for adoption

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

  • 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:

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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