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23111
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Three individuals have pursued their love of the water and pushed their bodies to the limit in Greenville. Local freedivers, Kerry Holloweel and Steve Benson, tell the story of how they joined the U.S. freediving team and explain why they love the sport. Amanda Kaiser, who portrays Mermaid Hyli during Greenville's PirateFest, explains why she chooses to transform into a mermaid.
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Greenville: Life in the East (NoCar F264 G8 G743), Vol. Issue , Summer 2015, p8-11, il, por
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23115
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The Greenville Public Safety Pipes and Drums is composed of 20 members, including firefighters, military veterans, and civilians. The group plays for funerals, memorial services, community events, and Greenville's annual St. Patrick's Day Parade.
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Greenville: Life in the East (NoCar F264 G8 G743), Vol. Issue , Spring 2015, p18-19, por
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23109
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In the nineteenth and early-twentieth century, southerners frequented front porches during the hot summer months and used the space as social centers. With the invention of the air conditioner, this culture changed dramatically, but memories of this history remain.
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Greenville: Life in the East (NoCar F264 G8 G743), Vol. Issue , Summer 2015, p21-23, il
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23116
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Yordanys Bastardo and his family moved from the Dominican Republic in 1999 and made Greenville their home in 2008. The family operates a food truck restaurant call Villa Verde, which serves the Greenville community traditional Caribbean food.
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Greenville: Life in the East (NoCar F264 G8 G743), Vol. Issue , Spring 2015, p20-23, il, por, map
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23110
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Elm Street Park in Greenville is among the best Little League fields in the Carolinas. At 65 years old, the field has hosted a number of championship games and Little Leaguers throughout the South look forward to playing on the renowned field.
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Greenville: Life in the East (NoCar F264 G8 G743), Vol. Issue , Summer 2015, p34-38, il, por
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23108
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Each Sunday from the end of May through mid-August, a variety of music reaches the ears of eager Greenville residents. For 42 years, Sunday in the Park has provided an escape, entertainment, and community development for the city.
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Greenville: Life in the East (NoCar F264 G8 G743), Vol. Issue , Summer 2015, p13-14, il, por
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23112
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The Pitt County Arboretum has a variety of beautiful trees for those who plan to plant trees at their homes or just want to explore and enjoy nature.
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Greenville: Life in the East (NoCar F264 G8 G743), Vol. Issue , Summer 2015, p30-32, il, por
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23113
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Hall of Fame water skier, Kristi Overton Johnson, discusses her career, life, and Christian faith in this biographical sketch.
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Greenville: Life in the East (NoCar F264 G8 G743), Vol. Issue , Spring 2015, p8-11, il, por
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23114
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The Daily Reflector's associate editor, Bobby Burns, continues his quest for an appealing oyster dish by preparing traditional oyster stew.
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Greenville: Life in the East (NoCar F264 G8 G743), Vol. Issue , Spring 2015, p15-17, il, por
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23118
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Carroll Dashiell, East Carolina University's director of Jazz Ensembles and string/electric bass professor, speaks about his life, his musical passion, and his family in this biographical sketch.
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Greenville: Life in the East (NoCar F264 G8 G743), Vol. Issue , Spring 2015, p37-41, il, por
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23119
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Judge Charles Harry Whedbee, a Greenville native, was drawn to the Outer Banks throughout his life. Spending every summer at Nags Head, he heard stories, myths, and legends, all of which he later recorded through his own oral storytelling and writing.
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Greenville: Life in the East (NoCar F264 G8 G743), Vol. Issue , Spring 2015, p46-47, por
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23117
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A post-Colonial farmhouse called May-Lew Farmhouse rests just outside of Farmville. The currently owner, Phil Lewis is renovated the home to preserve its interesting history.
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Greenville: Life in the East (NoCar F264 G8 G743), Vol. Issue , Spring 2015, p25-26, il
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24759
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In 2014, Greenville was considered one of the top five places to retire in the United States. A number of factors attract retirees, including longer summers, shorter lines, aesthetics, and tax rates.
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Greenville: Life in the East (NoCar F264 G8 G743), Vol. Issue , Winter 2015, p12-13, il, por
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24760
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Blackbeard’s mysterious background has puzzled historians for centuries, but local historian, Baylus Brooks believe he has uncovered important facts to help solve this mystery. His findings reveal information about Blackbeard’s family and his life before he became a privateer.
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Greenville: Life in the East (NoCar F264 G8 G743), Vol. Issue , Winter 2015, p20-22, il, por
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26696
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In this interview, East Carolina University’s new provost Ron Mitchelson comments on the upcoming Fall 2016 term. Mitchelson was previously a professor of geography when he first arrived at ECU in 1999, but before then he held positions at the University of Georgia and Morehead State University.
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Greenville: Life in the East (NoCar F264 G8 G743), Vol. Issue , Fall 2016, p24-25, il, por