December 09, 2017

The Pitt County Master Gardeners will be hosting Brie Arthur, correspondent on the PBS show “Growing a Greener World,” as she presents her program “The Foodscape Revolution: Ecology and Sustainable Management” on Jan. 27.

Home gardening and landscaping both fall under the…

Dec. 8 Go! Guide

December 08, 2017


Jingle Bell Bash

The second annual Ugly Sweater Jingle Bell Bash will be held at 8 p.m. today at Holiday Inn, 203 S.W. Greenville Blvd. The event, a benefit for the community programs of Mental Health America of Eastern Carolina, will feature the musical group Anthem Lights. It will include a…

Alcoholic ex emails, but it’s not to make amends

December 08, 2017

Q My first love emailed me out of the blue, after 10 years, to make amends as part of his AA program. He was an incredible person, but after many years and many chances, the alcoholism won.

While it was a traumatic break — we lived together and talked marriage — I soon met a wonderful…

'The Nutcracker': Performances share common thread of giving to the community

December 08, 2017

The life-size nutcracker soldier that appears to stand guard outside a rehearsal studio at the North Carolina Academy of Dance Arts is not alone this year. Behind him hangs a small cloth version, centered on a one-of-a-kind quilt commemorating the beloved ballet “The Nutcracker.”