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Old 03-17-2014, 09:43 PM
 
Location: Greenville, NC
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I visited a Bi-Lo today in South Carolina and hereby take back anything bad I said about Greenville Food Lions. Good grief, that was like shopping in a third world country.
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Old 03-17-2014, 11:52 PM
 
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IGA is the worst in my opinion
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Old 03-18-2014, 07:54 AM
 
Location: Winston-Salem, NC
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Not just in the east either. Here in Raleigh, there are plenty of these Mattress stores popping up. Last few years, it has been the Froyo shops. Now it's apparently the Mattress shops that are the new "it" thing for the next year or so.
Yeah, it's crazy with the mattress stores.
Here in Winston-Salem, we have two small buildings going up near Hanes Mall. One is an outparcel in front of Lowe's, the other was the former location of a gas station. Turns out one will be a Mattress Firm and the other a Sleepy's.

Though on a related note, I always thought "Mattress Firm" was a clever name.
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Old 03-18-2014, 09:32 AM
 
Location: The 12th State
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East Carolina University has a new degree program to prepare students for careers in forensic science and crime-scene investigation units.
The Bachelor of Science degree in multidisciplinary studies with a focus on forensic science will teach students how to perform biological, chemical and physical analysis on crime-scene evidence.
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Old 03-18-2014, 12:29 PM
 
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Just saw where Wilmington is getting a New Performing Arts center downtown as part of CFCC's emerging Fine Arts program.

The pictures look quite impressive. What I wouldn't give for Greenviille to have this 1,500 seat Center in the downtown sector or in the city in general! Hopefully someone in Greenville will take a look at our neighbors to the south and see what could be done to get one in Greenville.

CFCC Performing Arts Center






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Old 03-18-2014, 04:01 PM
 
Location: Winterville
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We could certainly use some more culture with a performing arts center in the downtown area. I thought there was something in the works to get the old theatre next to Windslow's updated and in working order. What was the last on this?
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Old 03-18-2014, 05:42 PM
 
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Is this real?!


This tweet says it is At the intersection of Memorial Blvd. and Mall Dr., across from Ruby Tuesday and WhichWich!
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Old 03-19-2014, 07:48 AM
 
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We could certainly use some more culture with a performing arts center in the downtown area. I thought there was something in the works to get the old theatre next to Windslow's updated and in working order. What was the last on this?
I believe they are still in the planning stages for that theater near Winslow's. But that center would only hold 100-150 people at most.

Learned last night that ECU has plans of building a new Performing Arts Center on 1st Street. But it may be another 10 years before it's even put into motion. Once that comes downtown, it will be a much better place to be.

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Old 03-19-2014, 11:57 AM
 
Location: Greenville, NC
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Is this real?!
I saw this recently & have forgotten about it. I'm not sure if it's open yet or not. If it ism horrible marketing job thus far. They really need a billboard or something to get the word out. It could be successful if it's not a piece or crap inside since there is nothing like that in town.
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Old 03-19-2014, 12:36 PM
 
Location: Greenville, NC
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started to finally see some upward progress on the uptown project today!

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