Category: Community

Catch A Ballgame At Grainger Stadium This Summer

baseball
If you haven't been to a Wood Ducks game this season, you're missing out! There's no better way to spend an evening with family or friends than to hang out at historic Grainger Stadium and watch some baseball. Not only will you enjoy an exciting game. You'll get just as... [read more]

Make A Splash At Lions Water Adventure

Little girl in waterpark pool
When the summer temperatures heat up, you don’t have to hide indoors. Kinston, NC, residents know all about one of the best ways to cool down: Lions Water Adventure. For the young, old, and people in between, this water park has something you’ll love. Stop by for the day, and... [read more]

Cool Down Your Pup With These Frozen Dog Treats

Dog watching treat from his pet owner
There’s a lot to love about the summer in Kinston, NC. And if you have a dog, this is the perfect season to spend some time outdoors with your four-legged friend. Of course, just like you, your pup will have to contend with the heat during these months. He, too,... [read more]

Tips To Get The Most Out Of Your Vacation

Young woman reads a book on the beach stock photo
There is perhaps not a better time than in the summer for people in Kinston, NC, to take a vacation. The kids are out of school, the outdoors is more inviting, and you have more options for sightseeing. Of course, this doesn’t mean there aren’t challenges when it comes to... [read more]

Get Your Home Ready To Host 4th Of July

American Flags hung on a banner for the Fourth of July
We're one week away from fireworks and barbeque, and here at Doug Henry CDJR, we can't wait to celebrate our nation's independence. Whenever you're playing the role of host to a large group of people there are a few preparations you need to make. If you're planning to host a... [read more]

No Need To Grill, Kings BBQ Has Got You Covered

Pulled pork with drizzled BBQ sauce
Independence Day is right around the corner and everyone here at Doug Henry Kinston CDJR is excited about the celebrations. Fireworks, parades, and barbeque will fill up our fourth of July weekend and we hope yours will be just as eventful. If you're planning for a huge Fourth of July... [read more]

10 Tips That Will Keep Your Lawn Healthy This Summer

Lawn mower
The summer heat isn’t always a lawn’s best friend, especially if you accidentally mow too low, over or under water, or ignore pest signs. The last thing you want is for your lawn to turn yellow or brown in these green months. Try using these tips to take care of... [read more]

Enjoy A Farm To Table Meal At Chef And The Farmer

Cajun shrimp on a bowl of grits
Few North Carolina restaurants are as well-known or celebrated as Chef and the Farmer in Kinston. Celebrity chef Vivian Howard is at the helm, and she’s a household name, thanks to shows like “A Chef’s Life” and her bestselling cookbooks. Because of her reputation alone, people come from all over... [read more]

6 Ways To Make Your Graduate Feel Special

Proud mother hugging her graduating son
Do you want to make your graduate feel special but aren’t interested in throwing a massive (and expensive) party? Fortunately, there are tons of options that are even more fun than big blowouts. Plus, you’ll have extra money by forgoing the party, giving you additional funds toward a fantastic gift.... [read more]

Serve Mom Breakfast In Bed For Mother’s Day With These 5 Recipes

mom served breakfast in bed
Mothers often spend a lifetime feeding others. They make meals, serve them, and often clean up afterward. It can feel like a thankless task, but you can show your appreciation by serving breakfast in bed this Mother’s Day. First, check out some divine breakfast recipes that will hit the spot.... [read more]