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5 things you may think are recyclable, but they aren't

 Every day you dutifully separate recyclables from your trash. And every week you push the blue bin out to the curb for pick up by the City of Greenville, NC's sanitation crews. It's great that you're making the effort. But are you unwittin...

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Tyre Realty Group awards are presented

 Tyre Realty Group owners Homer and Rachael Tyre hosted the real estate company's first quarter awards luncheon May 18. The following awards were presented to team members:Clarence Whitley received the Top Unit Sales Award.Phillip Clift rec...

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ENC news: Ayden Barbecue Festival is May 19-20

 The town of Ayden, NC, legendary for its eastern North Carolina pork barbecue, will host its second annual Kings of Q Barbecue Festival and Cookoff Friday and Saturday, May 19-20. The festival and awards stage will be on West Avenue downtown along...

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ENC news: Winterville hosts outdoor market

 The Town of Winterville, NC, is hosting a weekly crafts, farmers and community Market on the Square from 4-8 p.m. each Thursday. It's outdoors in downtown Winterville at the corner of Main Street and Church Street, behind the library and beside th...

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ENC news: Sunday in the Park schedule is released

 The line-up for Greenville's Sunday in the Park summer concert series has been released by Geenville Recreation and Parks. The free outdoor Sunday concerts, a tradition in Greenville since 1973, are held at the Town Common on First Street. All sho...

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For buyers: 5 things to do before you move in

 You'll be anxious to move into your new home as soon as you sign the closing papers, but wait just a minute. Consider the things you can do before you move in to make your new home perfect for you and your family. 1. Paint. It's so much ea...

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Home decor trend: Shiplap

 If you've ever watched HGTV's "Fixer Upper," you know that designer Joanna Gaines is a huge fan of shiplap. She uses it as a design element in nearly every home she and her husband Chip renovate. But what is shiplap? Is it wooden boards na...

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For sellers: Marketing matters

 Good marketing is essential for selling your home -- and Tyre Realty Group employs a number of different marketing strategies to reach potential buyers. Today's home buyers usually begin with an online search. Tyre Realty Group's website is on pag...

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ENC news: Water park coming to OBX

  A new outdoor water park with a theme celebrating the North Carolina coast is scheduled to open this summer at the Outer Banks. H2OBX, a $46 million, 80-acre water park, is under constuction on Caratoke Highway in Powells Point, 3 miles north of ...

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Home DIY: 8 tips for mowing your lawn

 If you've got a lawn, you've got to mow it. Are you a spiral person or a row person? Mowing around the perimeter of the yard and mowing back and fourth take the same amount of steps, turns, and wear and tear on the mower, according to Popu...

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What should you shred?

  Your financial life includes lots of documents and pieces of paper, and you know that you can't just toss them in the trash can. But do you know what you should shred to avoid identity theft? To safeguard your personal information, s...

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ENC news: Bark at the Park

 Bring your dog along to the East Carolina University baseball game Saturday, April 29 for the second annual Bark at the Park at Clark-LeClair Stadium. The Pirates will host the Tulane Green Wave at 4 p.m., and gates open at 2 p.m. Doggie tickets ...

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ENC news: Grifton Shad Festival schedule

The 46th annual Grifton Shad Festival, one of the oldest festivals in North Carolina, will be held April 20-23 in the southern Pitt County town of Grifton. Grifton is on N.C. 11 and N.C. 118, halfway between Greenville and Kinston. Most of ...

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ENC news: ECU Pigskin Pigout is April 21-22

 The 34th annual East Carolina University Pigskin Pigout will be held April 21-22 at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium, Ficklen Drive at Berkley Road. Festivities include a pig-cooking competition with 40 teams, movie night, meet and greet with the 201...

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