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'Undevelopers' reconnect with nature

They’re known as “the undevelopers,” but John and Nancy Bray are doing the opposite of stifling growth.

  • Beyond air conditioning

    As summer temperatures — and utility bills — rise, there are some easy ways to keep cool that are cheaper and greener than air conditioning.

  • Couples reveal their favorite gifts

    Wedding registries are like letters to Santa, except they’re for adults. But instead of Saint Nick and his elves, your wedding guests do the giving.

  • Locals win big at film festival

    A young Greenville artist was part of a group to win a major award at the Philadelphia International Film Festival in mid-June.

  • Bernaroo returns after hiatus

    For those who have ever considered a 600-mile trip to the Bonnaroo Music Festival in Manchester, Tenn., but ultimately ruled it out, perhaps a 45-mile trip from Greenville to a smaller version doesn’t seem quite so far fetched.

  • Arts Datebook July 24

    Call for entriesEntries are being accepted for artists to participate in a sidewalk chalk art contest as part of the upcoming Once in a Blue Moon Block Party, to be held downtown, from 5-8 p.m.

Hot Dish: Bum’s new cookhouse

A January fire that destroyed the cookhouse at Bum’s Restaurant was the spark that pit-master and manager Larry Dennis needed to create his own unique pig-cooking kitchen.

  • Hot Dish: Krispy Kreme’s birthday

    Krispy Kreme is celebrating its 78th birthday this week.

  • Hot Dish: ‘Modern heirloom’

    H.I. Greenville Restaurant and Bar has opened in the Holiday Inn, the newly renovated and rebranded hotel formerly known as City Hotel and Bistro at 203 S.W. Greenville Blvd.

  • Hot Dish: Restaurant relocating

    Main Street Chicken and Barbecue Restaurant is relocating to Greenville, owner Chris Jones said.

  • Hot Dish: Produce at the market

    Farmers market Fresh produce available this week at the Pitt County Farmers Market, 4560 County Home Road, includes: blueberries, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, cucumbers, eggplant, kale, lettuce, pattypan squash, red potatoes, sweet onions, sweet potatoes, hothouse tomatoes, yellow squash, zucchini.

  • Hot Dish: Sam Jones Barbecue

    Award-winning barbecue pit master Samuel Jones, whose family has been cooking and serving barbecue in Pitt County since the 1800s, plans to open a new restaurant in Winterville in October.

Abby: Woman discovers wandering eyes

Dear Abby: I am a 58-year-old, twice divorced, hard-working, middle-class female. I spend most of my time working and involved with my three adult children. About a year ago I started dating someone.

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.

  • Grizzard: Full ranking for reporters

    Here’s a news flash: In a stunning upset, newspaper reporter has reclaimed the title of worst job of the year.

  • Hudson: ‘Life more than randomness’

    A New Jersey husband and wife made national news recently with the story that they crossed paths 16 years before they met.

July Go! Guide

Fun events for everyone coming up in July. Today Sunday in the Park Lakeside Drive Band will perform at Sunday in the Park at 7 p.m. today.

  • Kids Stuff Calendar

    Reading finaleFarmville Public Library will host its Summer Reading Finale at 3 p.m.

  • Meeting place July 26

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

  • Religion news July 25

    Special service, musical performances and other events coming up at area houses of worship.

  • Go Guide July 24

    today‘Monsters University’“Monsters University” will be shown at sunset Friday as part of the Town of Winerville’s Movie in the Park summer series.

  • After hours July 24

    5TH STREET DISTILLERY annex: 120 and 122 E. Fifth St. Wednesday-Saturday: DJ. A.J. Mcmurphy’s: 1914 Turnbury Drive. 355-7956. Tuesday: Blues night.

Briefs: D.H. Conley student receives scholarship

D.H. Conley High School graduate Christopher McFarland has been awarded the Carl Woxman Sr. Memorial Scholarship for 2015.

  • D.H. Conley announces scholarships

    D.H. Conley High School recently announced the following scholarship awards:

  • Students awarded citizenship medals

    Eleven Pitt County middle school students have been presented Good Citizenship awards from members of the Susana Coutanch Evans Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.

  • FCHS announces awards

    Farmville Central High School recently announced the following scholarship awards:

  • North Pitt announces awards

    North Pitt High School has announced the following scholarship awards:

  • Girls to participate in pageant

    Two Greenville girls have been chosen as state finalists in the National American Miss pageant this week.

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 from area shelters and animal rescue organizations:

  • Pets for adoption

    Pets available for adoption through area shelters and animal rescue organizations:Animal ShelterThe Pitt County Animal Shelter’s featured Pet of the Week is Boss, a medium-sized male Pointer-retriever mix.

  • Lost and found, pet news

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

  • Lost and found, pet news

    Lost and found pets and news from area shelters and animal rescue ogranizations:

  • 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.


Movie capsules July 24

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 May 23

Services Burning Bush United Holy Church, 280 Bailey Lane, Vanceboro, will have a youth service at 3:30 p.m. Sunday.

  • Religion news July 25

    Special service, musical performances and other events coming up at area houses of worship.

  • Religion news

    Services Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 3170 E. Fire Tower Road, will have a worship service at 7 p.m. June 6. There will be no service June 7.

  • Religion news May 2

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

  • Religion news April 25

    Services Anderson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 4352 Anderson Chapel Road, will host its annual women’s day at 11 a.m. May 3.

  • Religion News April 18

    Services Anderson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 4352 Anderson Chapel Road, will have installation services for Pastor Malcom Emmanuel Lewis at 2 p.m. today and 4 p.m.

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