June 8, 2020

Michael Jordan's sportfishing yacht, Catch 23, is one of the entrants in Morehead City's Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament this week.

The Big Rock tournament, which dates back to 1957, is one of America's largest, oldest sportfishing tournaments.

Jordan, a six-time NBA champion who grew up in Wilmington, purchased his 80-foot Viking Convertible yacht in early 2019.

How can you spot his boat?

The hull is wrapped with the iconic Air J...

January 1, 2020

Here's our list of New Year's Resolutions, filled with 25 fun and free (or inexpensive) things to do in The 252 in 2020.

1. Walk the Greenville Greenway.

The Greenville Greenway is a walking and biking trail that runs along a portion of the Tar River and connects a number of neighborhoods and city parks.

Park at the Town Common on First Street and cross the repurposed old Greene Street Bridge, or park at Green Springs Park on Fif...

October 13, 2018

The Tar River near Greenville (Photo from Knee Deep Adventures Facebook page)

By Jane Hudson

   "You are traveling through another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind. A journey into a wondrous land of imagination. Next stop ... "

   The Tar River after dark on Knee Deep Adventure's Haunted Paddle!

   Like an episode of "The Twilight Zone," the annual guided kayak tour takes participants i...

September 20, 2018

 Celebrate the return of fall with an all-day and all-night Oktoberfest Celebration Saturday, Sept. 22 throughout Uptown Greenville!

   Stroll the central business district on a self-guided tour of local breweries, roasteries, and eateries to enjoy new German-style beer releases, traditional German food, live music, and activities.

   According to details provided by the Greenville-Pitt County Convention...

June 1, 2018

 Greenville's free outdoor concert series, Sunday In The Park, begins Sunday, June 3 at the Town Common, 100 E. First Street downtown beside the Tar River.

 The concert series has been a summer tradition since 1973.

 Free performances of various genres of music are held on Sunday evenings from 7-8:30 p.m., June through August. The series is sponsored by Greenville Recreation and Parks.

 Bring your lawn chair or blanket. Food and...

April 3, 2018

 Buccaneers of all ages will converge on the banks of the Tar River in Greenville for the 12th annual PirateFest April 13-14.

 The spring festival celebrating the area's swashbuckling history begins Friday, April 13 with carnival rides and free live music.

 On Saturday, April 14, the celebration continues along Evans Street from Fifth to First streets and on the Town Common in the Uptown district.

 Costumed pirates...

March 26, 2018

 Grab a basket and get ready to search for eggs hidden all around the 252!

 We've got a list of the traditional -- and unique -- public Easter Egg Hunts planned in the area, including one for folks age 21 and up! Plan to join the fun.

Friday, March 30

 * 5:30-10 p.m.: Easter Egg Hunt and Movie Night will be held at Brock's Berries & Farm,, 862 Laurie Ellis Road, Winterville.
 Hunt times will be at 6 p.m. for ages 3 and under, 6...

December 5, 2017

 Santa and his helpers will make a number of appearances in Greenville this Christmas season.

 The jolly ol' elf will be visiting holiday breakfasts, waving from the last float in parades, posing for photos, and hearing Christmas wishes at local events.

 Here's Santa's area schedule:

Monday, Nov. 27-Dec. 24

 Mall hours: Santa will be at The Santa Photo Experience daily at The Greenville Mall, 714 SE Greenville Blvd.

 Photo packages...

October 26, 2017

 The Martin-Pitt Partnership for Children will host its second annual Touch A Truck event from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28 at Five Points Plaza, the parking lot at Fifth and Evans streets in downtown Greenville.

 "The goal of Touch A Truck is to give the children in our community the chance to get up-close and personal with the people, vehicles, and equipment that make our daily lives possible," states a press release from...

October 24, 2017

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 some down-on-the-farm fun this week.

Briley's Farm Market
5290 Old Pactolus Road

Pumpkins and mums for sale, paint your own pumpkin, ex...

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