BYH to the kind gentleman (customer) who helped me at Lowes yesterday.He noticed me struggling to tie something down on...


April 01, 2017

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Grifton is a town of about 2,600 people, but each year at least six times as many people attend its Shad Festival.

President Charles Mitchell said many of the participants are people who grew up in or around the town.

“There’s people that love the little town and hate the…


April 01, 2017

APRIL 27-30

The Farmville Dogwood Festival is celebrating its 30th year in 2017. Highlights of the three-day event will include performances by ProTown BMX and country artist Chris Janson on Saturday and the festival’s first-ever Christian music concert, featuring the band Plum, on Sunday.…


April 01, 2017

Mark ye calendars... PirateFest is setting sail this spring.

The annual festival is returning for its 11th year April 7-8 with music, food, crafts, rides and — of course — lots of pirates.

“We decided to increase the pirate presence this year,” said Meredith Hawke,…


April 01, 2017

Pirate football and eastern North Carolina BBQ are two things Greenville residents can get passionate about — and they will have a chance to get their fill of both during East Carolina University’s 34th annual Pigskin Pigout on April 21-22.

Shelley Binegar, ECU’s associate…


March 31, 2017

See which bands are performing at your favorite local hangouts in March.

March 22, 2017

It may come as no surprise by now that Rebekah Todd, who recently released her second full-length album, has been making waves in the North Carolina music scene. But she’s not the only local musician thriving.

Members of The Odyssey, Todd’s backing band, continue to play Christy’s…


March 17, 2017

Local musicians are ready to rock for a good cause.

The annual Rock the Arts Benefit Concert will be held April 29 at TieBreakers, 1920 Smythewyck Drive, starting at 6 p.m. and going late into the evening. 

Rock the Arts is a nonprofit organization that raises money for underprivileged…


March 01, 2017

See which bands are performing at your favorite local hangouts in March.

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March 01, 2017

Ignoring my request to watch Ali Siddiq’s “This Is Not Happening” YouTube clips will not preclude you from enjoying this interview.

In fact, it won’t take long to figure out that Siddiq, a former inmate who started doing stand-up comedy during a six-year prison sentence and…


March 01, 2017

Check out the schedule for Spazz Fest VIII. It’s five days of celebrating music and art, all right here in Greenville.

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