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ENC news: Christmas parades

 Santa will be the special guest at Christmas parades in  Pitt County towns this holiday season. Each local parade will feature floats, community groups, bands -- and the jolly man in the red suit. Here's the Christmas parade sche...

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For sellers: Conquer clutter

 You want potential buyers to see how spacious your home is -- and that means getting rid of clutter! Buyers want lots of storage space, big closets and spacious garages. Even large closets can look tiny if they're packed full of stuff. Before you...

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Tasty: Twist on Thanksgiving buffet -- Minis!

 If you're setting up a buffet for Thanksgiving, here's an idea to make the line of hungry folks move faster: Make individual servings of your favorite feast food! You'll control the portion size (although it's a good idea to make more than you nee...

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ENC news: Fall Colors Paddle

 A Fall Colors Paddle on the Tar River provides participants an opportunity to see the autumn foliage emerging along Greenville's waterway. The tours, guided by Knee Deep Adventures, will be held around sunrise from 6-8 a.m.) and sunset (4-6 p.m.) ...

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ENC news: Briley's Farm Doggie Day

 Briley's Farm Market, 5290 Old Pactolus Road, Greenville, will have Doggie Day from noon-6 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 5 to celebrate the end of the season. You and your dog -- big or small -- can participate in hay rides and explore the farm's c...

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ENC news: Halloween food truck event

 An Uptown Greenville food truck event, Truck or Treat, will be held along the 200 block of East Fifth Street downtown from 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31. Local food trucks will sell street eats along the 200 block of East Fifth Street fro...

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ENC news: Fall on the farms

Area farms have planted pumpkins, carved out corn mazes and scared up some hauntingly fun happenings for Halloween. Fees are charged for individual events. Contact each farm for more details. Here's where to go in the Greenville area for so...

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ENC news: ECU Homecoming festivities

 East Carolina University's Homecoming weekend celebration begins at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20 with a Freeboot Friday pep rally at Five Points Plaza, the parking lot at the corner of Fifth and Evans streets in downtown Greenville. The free outdoor ev...

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Home DIY: Halloween Porch Light Cover

Need a quick, inexpensive and not-so-scary Halloween decoration for your front door? Here's the perfect do-it-yourself craft project for you, from the Instructables.com website.Plastic Pumpkin Porch Light CoverMaterials:* 1 cheap hollow molded plasti...

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ENC news: Bad Daddy's Burger Bar

 At Greenville's new Bad Daddy's Burger Bar, you can order a gourmet burger or chopped salad from the menu -- or select from a wide variety of options to devise an original burger or one-of-a-kind chopped salad that appeals to your unique tasteb...

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ENC news: Canine Crawl

 The 17th annual Canine Crawl, a local festival to celebrate pets and raise money for The Humane Society of Eastern Carolina, will be held from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at the Greenville Town Common, First Street along the Tar River.&nb...

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For buyers: Meet the neighbors

 When you move to a new home, you automatically get new neighbors. It's important that you make their acquaintance soon -- and get off to the right foot But how? Tyre Realty Group has some advice for meeting your new Greenville ne...

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For buyers: Explore neighborhoods online

 When you buy a home, you invest in the community, the neighborhood, the street where it's located. It's important that you make sure your new house is in an area that's right for you and your family. The Internet is a powerful tool for lea...

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ENC news: Blackbeard Coffee Shop

Coffee lovers will have a new spot to savor a cup of specialty java in downtown Greenville, beginning this weekend.Blackbeard Coffee Shop and Roastery will open its doors at 203 E. Fifth St. at 7 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 23. The full-service coffee shop ...

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