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Cutting edge of board games

For a gaming night on campus, this one is surprisingly free of the stereotypical glow of the screen or the sing-song rhythm of digital sound effects.

  • Gaming marathon raises funds

    ECU student Brendan Ussery is planning to pull an all-nighter on Saturday, not to finish a paper or study for a test but to play games.

  • Pets for adoption

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

  • Saldana, Luna talk "Book of Life"

    The Mexican holiday that honors the dead is the backdrop for the new animated film “The Book of Life.

  • Outdoor entertaining for fall

    Homes in the northern U.S. are treated to a measure of effortless outdoor decorating for fall: Nature does most of the work by turning the trees a vivid palette of reds, oranges and golds.

  • Religion news Oct. 18

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

Hot Dish: People’s Choice Award

Here’s what’s happening in local restaurant news: Chefs’ Auction Marabella Italian Restaurant earned the People’s Choice Award for the second consecutive year at the March of Dime’s Signature Chefs’ Auction Oct. 9.

  • Hot Dish: Villedge chef honored

    Here’s what’s going on in local restaurant news: Villedge Chef Brandon Qualls of Greenville’s Villedge Wood-Fired Kitchen earned top honors at the N.C. Seafood Festival’s Cooking Challenge in Morehead City Oct. 5.

  • Hot Dish: Chipotle Mexican Grill opens

    After much anticipation, Chipotle Mexican Grill has opened at 610 S.E. Greenville Blvd.

  • Hot Dish: Corleone’s upscale menu

    Greenville will be getting a new restaurant serving an upscale menu next month when Corleone’s Exquisite Cuisine opens in the former location of Yerbabuena Latin Cuisine and Grill, 206 S.W. Greenville Blvd.

  • Hot Dish: Chipotle to open Sept. 29

    The Greenville location of Chipotle Mexican Grill will open Sept. 29, according to Danielle Woolard in the Denver-based restaurant chain’s marketing and public relations department.

  • Hot Dish: Wimpie’s unveils upgrades

    Wimpie’s Steam Bar and Grill, 206 Main St., Winterville, will unveil a number of upgrades when it opens for the season Thursday.

Abby: Halloween cowgirl can leave pistol

Dear Abby: Halloween is around the corner, and my 7-year-old daughter has decided to be a cowgirl. She wants the boots, the hat and the gun.

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.

  • Grizzard: Living well best response

    I’m one of the fortunate few who gets to have her name in the paper pretty often without having to do anything all that impressive to get it there.

  • Hudson: These are the days of my life

    Today is set aside as World Gratitude Day. And Miniature Golf Day. And National Women’s Friendship Day. But, more importantly, it’s another day.

  • Keith: Nature should proceed with caution

    Something very disturbing happened this summer: My daughter, Jordan, has started to take notice of boys.

  • Grizzard: Little boy grows up

    Now that my little boy is as tall as I am, I suppose I am going to have to stop calling him my little boy.

  • Keith: Mommy deserves all the credit

    Around June 1 of every year, I start making a list of things I want for Father’s Day.

Go! Guide Oct. 3

Fun stuff coming up in the Greenville area:    

  • Meeting place Oct. 19

    Barbershop Chorus: The Greenville Area Barbershop Chorus, “The Carolina Chord Connection,” meets at 7 p.m. Mondays at Jaycee Park, 2000 Cedar Lane.

  • Go! Guide Oct. 17

    Fun stuff coming up in the Greenville area:

  • Arts Datebook Oct. 17

    Events coming up in the Greenville-area arts community:

  • After hours Oct. 17

    Live music performances and other events coming up at area night clubs and other venues.

  • Kid stuff calendar Oct 14

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

Report card events Oct. 14

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

  • School menu Oct. 14

    Pitt County Schools lunch menu through Monday:

  • Pactolus recognizes MVPs

    Pactolus School has recently named its Most Valuable Pirates.

  • Lopez selected as Merit Scholar

    Matt Lopez, a senior at The Oakwood School, has been selected as a National Merit Scholar in the College Board’s National Hispanic Recognition Program.

  • Report card events Oct. 7

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

  • School menu Oct. 7

    Lunch menu for Pitt County Schools through Monday.  

VIDEO PETS: Pets available for adoption, Oct. 19

Meet Serena, a 1-year-old Pit Bull mix. Although she does not get along with cats and many other dogs, she loves people.

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.


Movie Capsules Oct. 17

Capsules of movies playing at local theaters. New releases are indicated with an asterisk.

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 Oct. 4

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

  • Religion news Oct. 18

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

  • Religion News Sept. 13

    Services Burning Bush United Holy Church, 280 Bailey Lane, Vanceboro, will have a worship service at 11 a.m. Sunday instead of Sept. 21.

  • Religion news Aug. 30

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

  • 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 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.

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