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ENC News: Kids' Touch a Truck event is Saturday

Children of all ages will be able to touch trucks of all sorts April 1 in the parking lot of Greenville Mall, 714 S.E. Greenville Blvd. The seventh annual Touch a Truck family event, sponsored by the Greenville, NC, Junior Women's Association, will...

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Home decor: Add a chandelier

 Give any room of your house a new look by replacing an overhead light fixture with a chandelier. * It makes a cookie-cutter house unique. * It modernizes a home that's stuck in the past because of its outdated fixtures. * And it ...

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ENC News: PirateFest will invade Greenville April 7-8

 Pirates -- and wannabe pirates -- will gather in downtown Greenville April 7-8 for the 11th annual PirateFest. The spring street festival will include a free all-ages concert by Rusted Root, a pirate encampment on the Town Common with demonstrati...

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For buyers: Don't be house poor

 Finding your perfect home in Greenville, NC, also means finding a home that you can comfortably afford to live in once the papers are signed. Just because a bank says it will lend you $200,000 to purchase a home doesn't mean you should act...

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For sellers: Stage your garage

 When you prepare your Greenville, NC, home to attract prospective buyers, don't neglect one of its biggest selling points: the garage. A covered or enclosed space for parking a car is a must-have for many future home buyers. A 2013 National Associ...

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ENC news: Greenville St. Paddy's Day events

 Uptown Greenvile's free, all-ages St. Patrick's Day Festival will be held from noon-4 p.m. Saturday at Five Points Plaza, the parking lot at the corner of Fifth and Evans streets. The annual St. Patrick's Day Festival will include live Celtic musi...

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List ranks America's most expensive zip codes

 Which zip code is on the envelopes of the snail mail sent to the area of the country with the priciest digs? Forbes Magazine annually ranks the postal delivery zip codes in the United States with the highest median home prices.  (Medi...

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For buyers: Home must address pets' needs, too

 Dogs and cats are more than just pets for many animal lovers. They are part of the family. So it's no surprise that a new report by the National Association of Realtors found that 81 percent of respondents took their pets' needs into consideration...

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ENC news: 5 things for a gardener to do in February

 The warm weather predicted for the Greenville, NC, area this weekend may tempt you to head out to a local nursery, buy some plants and start gardening. Whoa -- wait just a minute. Despite the spring-like weather, it's still winter! The last frost...

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For buyers: Make a house-hunting checklist

 Before you begin the search for your perfect eastern North Carolina home, the professionals at Tyre Realty Group suggest that you think about what you need -- and want. Sure, you've got to have a roof over your head, but you should conside...

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Help us honor a Hometown Hero

 A hero doesn't always wear a cape, so folks in eastern North Carolina may not be able to spot one as easily as they would, say, Superman. But we here at Tyre Realty Group know that there are lots of area residents who work behind the scene...

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Home decor: 2017 is the year for 'Greenery'

 Greenery, a tart yellow-green tone, has been selected as the 2017 Color of the Year by the Pantone Color Institute. The warm shade is symbolic of revival, restoration and re-invigoration, the color experts say. “There’s a growing desire to re...

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ENC news: ECU 2017 football schedule announced

 East Carolina University's football team will play seven home games in Greenvile's Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium for the first time in school history, according to the 2017 schedule released today. And every game will be held on a Saturday -- no Thursday ...

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For sellers: What to bring to the closing

 You have a signed contract to purchase your home, and your last step in the sale is the closing. The closing is a meeting, probably in an attorney's office, where the final paperwork is signed by both parties. The closing papers are filed ...

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Get to know: Winterville

 The Pitt County town of Winterville, located immediately south of Greenville, NC, boasts a relaxed, family-oriented lifestyle. With a current population of more than 9,400, Winterville is growing at a rate of approximately 1,000 new reside...

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