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Vendor spotlight: Steve Jones, Jones Law Firm

 Steve Jones, lead lawyer of The Jones Law Firm, P.A., in Greenville, NC, has more than 16 years of legal experience across a variety of practice areas, but the majority of his work revolves around residential real estate closings. When you purchas...

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Home must-have: Garden ornaments

 Add a touch of whimsy or elegance to your yard with a thoughtfully chosen garden ornament. A garden ornament is any outdoor decorative element that isn't a living plant, flower or tree. Outdoor accents can be as simple as a rock or as elab...

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Check it out: Rihanna's house

 Your house is a reflection of the things you love and the way you live your life, so it's fascinating to get a look into other people's houses, here in Greenville, North Carolina, and beyond. Online real estate data bases like Zillow and T...

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ENC news: Meet the Pirates on Saturday

 East Carolina University Athletics will hold its 22 annual football fanfest, Meet the Pirates, from 6-8 p.m. Saturday inside Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium. The free, family friendly event is open to the public. Entry into the stadium will be through Gate ...

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Checklist: Who to notify when you move in Pitt County, NC

 When you buy a new home in Pitt County, NC, you can't wait to tell your family and friends -- and they should be the first people to notify about your new address. (Maybe they will send housewarming gifts!) But there are dozens of other pe...

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ENC news: Watch the Perseid Meteor Shower

 The annual Perseid Meteor Shower is a great opportunity for stargazing, and this week the nighttime sky show is expected to be spectacular. Astronomers predict 200 meteors per hour streaking across the night sky on Thursday, about double t...

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For sellers: 6 ways to freshen your home

 Giving your home a facelift will give potential buyers a positive impression and increase your home's value. And you don't need to break the bank to do it! The point is to make your home look fresh and well kept. Details matter. Here are some sug...

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ENC news: Captain Jack's Mini Golf

 Captain Jack's Mini Golf, a pirate themed miniature golf course and pizza place inside a former restaurant space, has opened at 2903 E. 10th St. in Greenville. The family entertainment center offers 18 unique holes of mini golf in a climat...

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Home inspiration: 5 great powder room ideas

 This powder room featured in House Beautiful magazine is filed with inspiring ideas you can adapt for your own home. The large-scale green and white wallpaper makes a bold statement in a small room. The pedestal sink takes up less spa...

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10 ways to be a good neighbor

Make sure your outdoor lights don't shine directly into your neighbor's windows.Know your property lines.Put blinds on all of your windows -- and use them!Wait until 9 a.m. or later to mow the grass, blow the leaves or do any other noisy projects.Not...

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ENC news: Winterville earns accolade

 Winterville has been named one of the top small cities in North Carolina by a website created to provide insider recommendations to travelers. Smart Travel Tips ranked the Pitt County town No. 4 on its list of the 12 Best Places to Live in North...

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ENC news: National Night Out

 The evening of Aug. 2 has been set aside as National Night Out, an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make neighborhoods safer, better places to live. Activities w...

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Owning a home is still the American dream

 An overwhelming 4 of 5 Americans believe that owning a home is a good investment.  That's according to a survey of 2,800 registered voters conducted July 22-24 by Morning Consult for the National Association of Home Builders. The surv...

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Home must-have: A place for your keys

 If you've ever turned your house upside down looking for your keys -- or worse, locked yourself out of your home -- then you know the importance of having a designated place to stash your key ring. Here are three ideas for creating a landi...

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10 Guest bedroom must-haves

 If you're expecting overnight visitors, make sure your guest bedroom is a comfortable place for them to relax and recharge. What do you miss about being at home when you're traveling? Provide those things to your guests and they won't want...

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