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  • Small, smart stocking techie stuffers

    ATLANTA — If you were naughty this year, you might end up with something big and boring, like a vacuum cleaner.

  • Photo-transfer projects make easy gifts

    Busy lives may require sacrifices, but forgoing handmade gifts for the holidays doesn’t have to be one of them.

  • A swingin’ Christmas

    For 25 years, the Emerald City Big Band has used its big sound to spread Christmas cheer.

  • 10 ways to improve cocoa

    We can’t help it. Once the cooler weather arrives, we crave hot cocoa with the same intensity that we crave a cold beer during barbecue season.

  • ‘It’s a Zoo Life’

    What’s black and white and has a mohawk? That would be Joey, who may be eastern North Carolina’s only zebra.

Hot Dish: Duck-Rabbit anniversary

Farmville’s Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery is celebrating its first decade with a special beer: Duck-Rabbit 10th Anniversary Barrel-Aged Anarchy, a hand-selected blend of the best of the brewery’s stock of rare barrel-aged beers.

  • Hot Dish: Cubbie’s offers new biscuit

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

  • Hot Dish: Restaurants open on Thanksgiving

    A number of local restaurants will be open on Thanksgving Day, many of them serving up turkey and all the fixin’s.

  • Hot Dish: Corleone’s cuisine

    Corleone’s Exquisite Dining has opened for dinner at 206 S.W. Greenville Blvd., the former location of Yerbabuena Latin Cuisine.

  • Hot Dish: Tipsy Teapot @ Limelight

    Here’s what’s going on in area restaurant news:Tipsy TeapotWith a change in ownership, The Tipsy Teapot @ Limelight, 409 Evans St., has made some menu changes, adding some new items without taking away the fresh, light fare patrons have embraced.

  • Hot Dish: 501 Fresh offers salads, more

    A new lunch spot, 501 Fresh, has opened at 501 S. Evans St. in downtown Greenville.

Rosemond: Parents hope discipline will help

Q I’ve been trying for two months with little to no success to get your “ticket” system to work on my 4-year-old daughter.

  • Hax: Greed tarnishes ring

    Q Upon my parents’ death, my sibling and I very equitably and happily divided our small inheritance equally.

  • Dr. K: Study between anti-anxiety drugs and dementia

    Study suggests link between anti-anxiety drugs and dementiaQ I’m an older woman who sometimes takes Valium or Xanax for anxiety or if I’m unable to fall asleep.

  • Abby: Commercialization puts Santa on naughty list

    Dear Abby: I have decided that when I have kids I don’t want to do the whole “Santa” thing. I’d rather tell them about the real St.

  • Lauderdale: Leaf management

    One definition of landscaping is to modify or ornament a natural landscape by altering the plant cover. That is definitely what we often do by landscaping.

  • Abby: Depression could be driving teenage girl

    Dear Abby: I’m a 15-year-old girl. For the past year I have been self-injuring. I take a sharp object and scrape the skin off until it bleeds.

Keith: My Christmas wish list

My wife and I recently received the final drafts of our chidren’s letters to Santa Claus.

  • Grizzard: Gift that keeps giving

    There is almost nothing I like more than having both of our boys home for the holidays. I say almost nothing because there is one thing I would like more.

  • Hudson: Fall speaks to Southerners

    Southerners love fall.A smart man by the name of James Farmer said, “Fall is a Southerner’s reward for surviving summer.” I agree.

  • Keith: Get mooving: No rest for weary

    My wife, Jenny, and our 10-year-old daughter, Jordan, recently have developed quite the green thumb ... sort of.

  • Grizzard: Steele tops list

    At age 85, Barbara Walters announced last week that although she has retired, she has not said goodbye to celebrity interviews.

  • Keith: The price for a clean house

    My wife Jenny likes to tell people that I run things in our household. What that means, is that I run the dishwasher, the vacuum cleaner and the washer and dryer.

Meeting place Dec. 21

Due to the Christmas holiday, some groups may have altered their meeting schedules. Call for more information.

  • Religion News Dec. 20

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

  • Go! Guide Dec. 12

    Fun stuff coming up in the Greenville area:  

  • Arts Datebook Dec. 19

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

  • After hours Dec. 19

     Live music performances at Greenville-area clubs and venues:  

  • Kids stuff calendar Dec. 16

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

Pactolus School names MVPs

Pactolus School recently named its Most Valuable Pirates.

  • School menu Dec. 16

    Pitt County Schools menue through Friday:

  • Report card events Dec. 16

    Important dates coming up at area schools and photos of events, activities and student achievements.  

  • Report Card Events Dec. 9

    Important dates coming up at area schools and photos of events, activities and student achievements.  

  • Project Unify honors memory of South Central student

    South Central High School’s Special Olympics Project Unify club has collaborated with the visual arts department to create a ceiling tile in memory of Kristine Song, a student who died recently.

  • School menu Dec. 9

    Lunch menu for Pitt County Schools through Monday.  

VIDEO PETS: Pets available for adoption, Dec. 28

Meet Titus, the Reflector pet of the week! He's a 10-month-old Pit Bull and Retriever mix that is looking for a home. He can be adopted from the Pitt County Animal Shelter.

  • Pets for adoption

    Animal ShelterThe Pitt County Animal Shelter’s featured Pet of the Week is Helga, a large, adult female black Labrador retriever mix.

  • Lost and found, pet news

    FundraiserShoppers can give a gift to the Humane Society of Eastern Carolina this year by paying to have their gifts wrapped at the Greenville Mall.

  • Finding the perfect low-maintenance pet

    Pets can be a fun and joyful addition to any family, although it can be very tricky to figure out the best pet for you and your lifestyle.

  • Animals for adoption

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

  • Lost and Found, pet news

    Lost and found pets 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.


‘Night at the Museum’ bids farewell to Williams

Take heed: There are at least two acutely sad moments involving Robin Williams’ Teddy Roosevelt in the latest “Night at the Museum.” The movie, subtitled “Secret of the Tomb,” is imbued with the unshakable inevitability that even though we’re still having fun, it’s time to move on — a narrative made only more poignant by Williams’s sudden and shocking death earlier this year.

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 Dec. 20

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

  • Religion News Dec. 6

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

  • Religion News Nov. 29

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

  • Religion news Nov. 22

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

  • Religion News Nov. 8

    Special services, musical performance and meetings at area houses of worship: Services Brown’s Chapel Holiness Church, 2260 N.C. 33 West, will host Elder Eddie Tyson for missionary and youth day at 11:30 a.m.

  • Religion News Oct. 25

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

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