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ENC news: Pirate Pigskin Pig-out

 The 35th annual Pirate Pigskin Pig-out, a celebration of pork and football, will be held this weekend (March 23-24) in Greenville in honor of East Carolina University's spring football scrimmage game at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium. The two-day e...

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Home DIY: Umbrella wreath

 Welcome spring to your Greenville or Winterville home with a festive April Showers door hanger. It's so easy, and you probably have the supplies on hand already. It's a great way to re-purpose a decorative umbrella -- or to reuse a br...

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ENC news: Greenville celebrates St. Paddy's Day

A trio of St. Patrick's Day events have been planned for Saturday, March 17, in Greenville.Get out there and celebrate -- and don't forget to wear green!Community Tree Day Greenville will get a bit greener on St. Patrick's Day -- and you can hel...

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Holiday DIY: Irish Coffee for St. Paddy's Day

 Irish Coffee is such a popular beverage that it has its own special glass mug! The hot cocktail blends Irish whiskey with strong coffee (you can use decaffeinated coffee, if you'd like). If you prefer a sweeter beverage, add a touch o...

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For sellers: Organize your bedroom closet

Most home buyers say a large master bedroom closet is a priority.It's worth the time and effort for you to make your closet look as expansive and organized as you can before you put your house on the market. These organization and staging tips g...

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Home decor: Blue bathrooms, kitchens add value

 Blue is a classic color adored by men and women alike, so it's never a bad idea to paint a room a hue of blue. But did you know that a blue kitchen or a blue bathroom actually will increase your home's value? Zillow researchers examin...

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ENC news: Simply Natural will open Greenville store

 Simply Natural Creamery will open a Greenville store in late spring or early summer, according to a Saturday morning post on the local dairy's Facebook page. The ice cream shop and dairy will be located at 317 Arlington Blvd, near the Publ...

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ENC news: Plain White T's to play PirateFest

 American indie rock band Plain White T's will headline Greenville's PirateFest 2018 concert. The free concert will be held at 5 p.m. April 14 at the Town Common amphitheatre. The band is best known for its 2007 hit "Hey There Delilah,...

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ENC news: ESPN spotlights Kinston's basketball success

 Brandon Ingram is just the latest NBA star from the small eastern North Carolina town of Kinston, located 45 miles south of Greenville. Basketball players from the Lenoir County town -- including Reggie Bullock and Jerry Stackhouse -- have excelle...

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For buyers: Nearby Starbucks adds value

 You know that location is a key component for a home. And coffee lovers don't want to have to drive too far for their caffeine fix. So, it should come as no surprise that if you have a Starbucks near your address, you've hit the jackpot wh...

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Free First-Time Buyer Crash Course is Feb. 24

 Are you interested in buying your first house? Want to learn more about how to go about it? Join us for a free First-Time Buyer Crash Course, presented by real estate and mortgage experts, beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 24 at Coastal F...

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Holiday DIY: Heart Playing Card Wreath

 Welcome friends to your home with a handmade heart-filled wreath using recycled materials! This Valentine's Day wreath is created with items you probably have on hand: poster board from a kid's school project and playing cards.Here's wh...

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For buyers: 10 ways to put down roots

 When you own a home, you put down roots. Homeowners stay in the same place 4 times longer than renters do, according to the National Association of Realtors. When you establish yourself as a permanent resident, your life is enriched i...

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ENC news: Painted pianos public art project

 Play Me, a new public art project installed in Uptown Greenville, combines the visual and performing arts in an interactive way that allows everyone to participate. Three upright pianos hand-painted by local visual artists Trevor Van Meter...

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