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10 selected for Debutante Ball

Ten area young women have been selected to participate in the 88th annual North Carolina Debutante Ball.

  • Decorating touches help retreat sparkle

    DALLAS — From airy beach houses filled with light to rustic retreats tucked into the mountains, vacation homes can lead to inspired decorating.

  • Dogs get back-to-school blues

    Los AngelesYoung people aren’t the only ones who get back-to-school blues.

  • Freeboot Friday enters 14th year

    When preparing for the 14th season of Freeboot Friday, organizers of the event took a long look at what could be done to make the event more enjoyable all around.

  • Tips on ‘The Talk’

    NEW YORK–One of the first things Al Vernacchio does in his high school Sexuality and Society class is stand at a podium in a sweater vest and tie surrounded by a wall packed with slogans: RESIST HOMOPHOBIA. FIGHT SEXISM. ENJOY LIFE.

  • How to make the best burger

    I’m not going to tell you how to dress your burger. I’m not going to tell you what sort of bun to put your burger on.

Hot Dish: Tripps changes; Campus Cookies

Greenville’s Tripps Restaurant, 420 Red Banks Road, has closed for a makeover and, when the doors open again in November, it will be with a new concept: Kickback Jack’s.

  • 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.

Abby: Day care operator needs timeout

Dear Abby: My neighbor has a registered day care business, and every day I hear her screaming at young children and infants. They are all 4-year-olds and younger.

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.

September Go! Family Guide

TuesdayBoardwalk HikeGoose Creek State Park, 2190 Camp Leach Road, Washington, N.C., will host a free hike through a hardwood swamp at 10 a.m. Tuesday to discuss how it’s changing into a marsh.

  • Meeting Place Aug. 31

    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.

  • Religion news Aug. 30

    Services Cathedral of Fresh Fire, 1400 W. Fifth St., will have a worship service at 11 a.m. Sunday.

  • Go! Guide Aug. 29

    Fun stuff coming up in the Greenville area:

  • After hours Aug. 29

    Live music performances at Greenville-area clubs and venues:  

  • Arts Datebook Aug. 29

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

Harrison receives Girl Scout Gold Award

Alexandra Harrison of Greenville has earned the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest achievement in Girl Scouting.

  • 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.

  • 20 receive memorial Scholarship

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

  • Four receive scholarships

    Four Pitt County graduating seniors recently received scholarships from University City Kiwanis.

  • 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.

  • Farmville Central announces scholarships

    Farmville Central High School has announced the following scholarships:

VIDEO PETS: Pets available for adoption, Aug. 31

Meet our two pets of the week, Tuck and Riley.

  • Lost and found, pet news

    Lost pets and news from area animal shelters and rescue organizations. No found pets today:

  • Pets for Adoption

    Pets for adoption from local shelters and animal rescue organizations:

  • Pet Euthanasia

    Pets can become one of our closest companions, and time spent with your furry friend can build wonderful memories.

  • 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:

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: An encore for Pierce Brosnan

One of the lessons of having a mentor is that this master-grasshopper relationship doesn’t last.

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 Aug. 30

    Services Cathedral of Fresh Fire, 1400 W. Fifth St., will have a worship service at 11 a.m. Sunday.

  • 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.

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