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Abby: Woman needs facts to back claim

Dear Abby: I recently received a Facebook message from a 47-year-old mother of four who believes she is my daughter.

  • FCHS announces awards

    Farmville Central High School recently announced the following scholarship awards:

  • Abby: Greet daughter-in-law with open mind

    Dear Abby: My son is being deployed for 10 months. His wife and baby are coming to live with me, and I am thrilled.

  • Lost and found, pet news

    Lost and found pets and news from area shelters and animal rescue organizations:

  • Pets for adoption

    Pets available for adoption through area shelters and animal rescue organizations:

  • July Go! Guide

    Fun events for everyone coming up in July. Today Sunday in the Park Lakeside Drive Band will perform at Sunday in the Park at 7 p.m. today.

Tourney hits bracket play

WINTERVILLE — Pool play gave rise to bracket play on Monday at the Babe Ruth ENC state softball tournament on Monday afternoon, with Pitt County Girls Softball League clubs still in the hunt for state titles in multiple age groups.

  • Gilbert headed to Mid-Atlantic Christian

    Kamiah Gilbert wasn’t sure why, but during the recent J.H. Rose graduation ceremony, she thought back to her freshman year with the Rampants.

  • Keepers key in U.S.-Germany

    MONTREAL — The Women’s World Cup semifinal clash between top-ranked Germany and second-ranked United States will feature two of the best goalkeepers in the game: Nadine Angerer and Hope Solo.

  • Krzyzewski gets Lapchick Award

    NEW YORK — More honors for a couple of Coach Ks.

  • Softball tournament in high gear

    After storms interrupted the opening day of the Babe Ruth Softball ENC state tournament on Saturday, mostly clear skies and cooler temperatures on Sunday allowed for a full day of play in Winterville.

  • Watson prevails in playoff

    CROMWELL, Conn. — Bubba Watson is hard to beat in a playoff.

Reflector editorial cartoons

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

  • Editorial: City funds, public trust

    Seeing the federal government become suspicious enough to freeze an account with public funds signals for taxpayers that someone in their employ is not doing their job.

  • Letter: Democrats' demagoguery

    Recently, President Barack Obama announced that he now feels we have come a long way since the ’60s in terms of racism.

  • Letter: Avoid unnecessary war with Iran

    The Israeli propaganda machine, largely comprised of our American mainstream media, is busy spreading lies and half-truths regarding our negotiations with Iran.

  • Gannon: Time to read budget

    Let’s say, for the sake of argument, that the average bill that passes the General Assembly is about four pages long.

  • N.C. Editorial: Replacing Bonner

    The long-delayed Bonner Bridge replacement project on North Carolina’s Outer Banks finally will get started next year.

Clark: Bull Run flows on

When I first learned about the Civil War in elementary school, what stuck with me was the name of a small creek that meanders through the northern Virginia countryside.

Center, city spar over maintenance

A Greenville organization that serves latchkey children has enlisted legal aid in an effort to make the city clean up mold and make repairs it has been seeking at its Fifth Street facility since 2007.

  • Rally demands teacher assistants

    At Monday morning’s rally for public education at the Pitt County Courthouse, teacher assistants wanted to make one thing clear — educating children is a team effort.

  • GUC approves new rate schedule

    The Greenville Utilities Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a new electric rate structure and adjusted its financial reserves policy during a special called meeting on Monday.

  • Red Cross: No vacation for blood need

    Blood and platelet donations decline during the summer months, especially around holidays such as Independence Day, so American Red Cross leaders on Monday urged area residents to stop at their local blood donor center before heading off for vacation.

  • New shelter opens doors

    Community Crossroads, Greenville’s new $2.2 million shelter project at 207 Manhattan Ave., opened its doors Saturday to welcome homeless residents into the facility.

  • Rally protests teacher assistant cuts

    Local educators, parents and community members are hosting a rally at the Pitt County Courthouse today to speak out about a provision in the state Senate’s budget proposal that would cut approximately 8,500 teacher assistant positions.

Hearing set in kidnapping, rape case

A Winterville man who reportedly shot himself in the face after breaking into his wife’s home and raping her in May will have his probable cause hearing on Friday.

  • Crime: Woman faces charges

    A Greenville woman was arrested Saturday on a charge she assaulted an officer while resisting arrest, according to Greenville Police Department reports.

  • Garage fire investigated

    A fire that occurred on Saturday in a detached garage is under investigation after responders reportedly found suspicious items.

  • Two arrested for larceny

    The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office arrested two individuals connected to a theft at a home in Grimesland after meeting the people at a location where they were selling the items.

  • Police seek help to ID robbery suspect

    The Greenville Police Department released surveillance photos of a suspect involved in an attempted armed robbery on Friday night at the Carolina Ale House.

  • GPD Wrecks: Driver falls asleep

    A driver struck a stationary vehicle on Brownlea Drive after he fell asleep on June 20, the Greenville Police Department reported.

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