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ENC news: Cable wakeboarding park opens

 An East Carolina University graduate has opened a water-sports complex that makes wakeboarding accessible for anyone, from beginner to expert, young and old. No boat required. Sam Burney has opened Cable Paradise Park on a spring-fed lake ...

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16 great gifts for new homeowners

 The traditional housewarming gift is a loaf of bread (so the house may never know hunger), a bottle of wine (symbolizing joy and prosperity) and salt (so life may always have flavor) -- you can't go wrong with that. Here are 15 more suggestions fo...

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ENC news: Bar-B-Grooves combines barbecue and music

 Bar-B-Grooves will be held from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, June 17 outdoors at the Town Common park, 100 E. First St. along the Tar River in downtown Greenville.  The free event unites the fourth annual Greenville Grooves celebration of African Ame...

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For sellers: What's a competitive market analysis?

 A competitive market analysis (CMA) is an essential component for determining your home's listing price. It's a free report by a real estate agent that compares your home to similar properties in the area. It's the first thing an agent wil...

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Home DIY: Picking the right type of paint

 When it comes to choosing the right interior paint, there is more to consider than just the color. Before you get started on a painting project, decide what type of paint will do the best job and give you the perfect result. First things f...

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Home decor: Styling an entryway

 The entryway or foyer is a guest's first impression of your home. Here are some tips for decorating it in an inviting way. Define the space with a welcoming color, like deep red or sunny yellow. Or splurge on wallpaper with a bold pattern....

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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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