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Lauderdale: Pansies brighten winter

Bedding plants continue to remain popular even though most have to be replaced every season.

  • Exterior decorating

    Color and decorative pieces can improve the look of a home outside as well as in.

  • Religion News Sept. 20

    ServicesA Place to Start Ministry, 708 Mumford Road, will have a “Men Walking with Christ” service at 3 p.m. Sunday.

  • Abby: Daughter wants less help

    Dear Abby: I graduated from college, and I’m starting my first full-time job and moving into my first apartment.

  • ECU dance adds main-stage show

    The East Carolina School of Theater and Dance is taking steps, chassés and taps to expand the offerings of its dance program by adding a new main-stage show, “Dance @ Wright,” which opens today and continues through Sunday.

  • Go Guide Sept. 19

    Fun stuff coming up in the Greenville area:  

Gameday: UNC at ECU

East Carolina can continue some recent football dominance over the Atlantic Coast Conference this afternoon, and against the team with which the Pirates’ current 3-0 ACC streak began.

  • VIDEO: Jaguars football, Sept. 19

    Farmville Central hosted Greene Central on Sept. 19, 2014 and won 50-14.

  • Roundup: ’Canes blow by Chargers

    LITTLEFIELD — Just about everything went wrong for Ayden-Grifton’s football team on Friday.

  • Goodell breaks silence

    NEW YORK — More defiant than contrite, Roger Goodell announced no sweeping changes in his first public statements in more than a week of turmoil surrounding the NFL’s handling of players accused of crimes.

  • Hurricanes begin camp

    RALEIGH — It didn’t take long during Carolina’s first practice of training camp for the Hurricanes to figure out what new coach Bill Peters wants.

  • Keselowski comfortable at top of Chase

    LOUDON, N.H. — Denny Hamlin once called his shot at New Hampshire, guaranteeing a win with a tweet, and followed through by taking the checkered flag.

Reflector editorial cartoons

The Daily Reflector will feature political cartoons from in-house artist Dave Irwin on each Sunday's editorial page.

  • Sept. 20 Darts & Laurels

    Laurels — To plans in the works to develop a large-scale commissioned work of public art for the central section of the forthcoming 10th Street Connector project, which will link East Carolina’s campuses and serve as a new gateway to the city of Greenville.

  • Campbell: Treatment of mentally ill

    If anyone you love is mentally ill God help you, because the odds of getting adequate help elsewhere are about as good as winning the lottery. I speak from experience.

  • National editorial: Constitution sacred

    “We find it hard to believe that liberty could ever be lost in this country.

  • Letter: Welcome Carolina fans

    On Saturday, we will welcome a fellow UNC-system football team, UNC-CH, to Dowdy-Ficklen stadium for what will likely be the most well attended and competitive game of the year.

  • Letter: Obama must respect Americans

    In a recent letter to the Public Forum, a writer decries the fact that in her mind Obama doesn’t get enough respect for leading this country.

Rutledge: Brace yourself, and smile

Friends and acquaintances have been asking why I wanted to put braces on my teeth at such a late stage in life. I’ve been telling them it’s because I bite my lip a lot during meals.

  • Burns: Day seized at lighthouse

    Life is so busy for my family and me that it seems nearly impossible sometimes for us to spend any quality time together.

  • Summers: Williamses leave mark

    BLACKSBURG, Va.Where there was a Williams, there was a way.

  • Clark: A conservation dilemma

    The closest most of us get to saving a species is the distance between our hands and our wallets.

  • Peele: Tourneys benefit Foundation

    A joint effort by Washington Yacht and Country Club and Cypress Landing Golf Club resulted in a nearly $70,000 donation to the Marion L. Shepard Cancer Center Foundation last weekend.

  • Rutledge: Careless young drivers

    After I shouted down the young man in a jeep who nearly forced my dog and me into a ditch during our morning jog around the neighborhood, I had to smile at how much I sounded like my father.

School celebrates clash of Carolinas

Some local elementary school students learned the meaning of the word rivalry on Friday but not from studying a vocabulary list.

  • Classification may affect ECU funds

    A state official expressed concerns over East Carolina University being put in a classification with much smaller schools.

  • Candidates introduce themselves

    WINTERVILLE — Eight candidates for various local, state and judicial offices introduced themselves to voters during a Thursday candidates forum sponsored by the Focus Group of Pitt County.

  • Sutton disciplinary hearing continues

    A Greenville attorney under scrutiny from the N.C. State Bar will have to return for two more days of a disciplinary hearing before a panel issues a judgment.

  • Transforming parking into parks

    Greenville joined the global movement, PARK(ing) Day, Friday to transform parking spaces into public parks.

  • Exciting times for ECU alum

    When Rachelle Friedman Chapman rolls into Greenville for football games, she’s decked out in Pirate regalia all the way to the tip of her ECU cowboy boots.

Chief: Disturbing string of events

A Greenville teenager has been charged in the shooting of a another teen on Tuesday near J.H. Rose High School, and police say the incident is connected to a shooting that occurred Thursday morning.

  • Crime: Three arrested for firing gun

    The Greenville Police Department arrested three males for firing a stolen handgun in the air Thursday at a park on Kristin Drive.

  • Greenville Fire-Rescue calls

    Greenville Fire-Rescue responded to more than 320 fire and EMS calls from Sept. 11-17. Following is a breakdown: Sept. 11 7:57 a.m.

  • Fire set at homeless shelter

    A fire in an exterior breezeway at the Greenvillle Community Shelters was intentionally set, Greenville Fire-Rescue reported Friday.

  • Crime: Air conditioning unit stolen

    An air conditioning unit and copper material valued at $10,500 was stolen from a vacant business on 10th Street, the Greenville Police Department reported.

  • ECU reports anti-Semitic vandalism

    East Carolina University police are investigating an anti-Semitic slur scratched into paint in a residence hall bathroom, the university reported Wednesday.

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