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Kid Stuff calendar Jan. 27

Kid friendly events and activities coming up in the Greenville area:

Tejada’s transition

Expectations were great for Lance Tejada’s freshman season.The East Carolina rookie point guard was an ESPN top 100 recruit coming out of Blanche Ely High School in Pompano Beach, Fla.

  • Pirates' top pitcher injured

    East Carolina baseball’s already-depleted active roster has taken more hits, including the loss of the team’s projected No. 1 starting pitcher for at least the Virginia series.

  • Pirate men win swim meet

    The East Carolina men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams each improved to 5-1 this season after the Pirates swept a dual meet from Maryland-Baltimore County on Saturday in Baltimore.

  • Palumbo balancing responsibilities

    Jeff Palumbo was familiar with Greenville and East Carolina baseball prior to taking over as the Pirates’ recruiting coordinator on July 1.

  • UNC 7-1 in ACC

    CHAPEL HILL — Brice Johnson had 15 of his 17 points after halftime and No. 13 North Carolina shot 55 percent to beat Syracuse 93-83 on Monday night.

  • Super Bowl city reeling financially

    GLENDALE, Ariz. — Millions of people will be watching Glendale on Sunday as it hosts the Super Bowl and the legions of fans who are shelling out big bucks to see the big game.

Reflector editorial cartoons

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

  • Editorial: City's tax talk encouraging

    The Greenville City Council, during its annual planning session Saturday, directed city staff to draft a 2015-16 budget without a controversial penny hastily added to the tax rate last summer.

  • Letter: Cuba embargo outdated

    I concur with President Obama that the time is overdue to lift the trade embargo against Cuba, which has been in place since the end of the Eisenhower Administration.

  • Letter: Islam parallels civil rights

    “A white has no superiority over a black, nor does a black have any superiority over a white except by piety and good action.” This statement was made some 1,400 years ago by the Prophet Muhammad.

  • Tillis: Offshore exploration needed

    When I ran for the U.S. Senate last year, I promised North Carolinians I would fight for common-sense policies that create opportunities for hardworking taxpayers.

  • N.C. Editorial: 2016 GOP agenda

    President Obama pulled off quite the stunt in his State of the Union speech Tuesday night: He helped the middle class by offering a dead-on-arrival plan to help the middle class.

Burns: Statuary rich, Aycock and all

As ECU continued the debate about renaming Aycock Hall, I had the opportunity last week to visit Washington, D.C., and see the statue of the dorm’s namesake in the Capitol building.

  • Storm: Tot fever rules suggestible mind

    A photo, a smell, sometimes even a few words. Ah, the things that can influence the suggestible mind.

  • Peele: seminar at Cypress Landing

    The Carolinas Golf Association will once again hold a series of USGA Rules of Golf seminars throughout the Carolinas this year, the 39th straight year the CGA has done so.

  • Rutledge: Old enough for Myrtle Beach

    I spent last weekend in Myrtle Beach, the vacation destination of my youth.

  • Speller: King legacy is to serve others

    Our community and those throughout the country will celebrate the legacy of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., today with parades, marches, speeches and other programs.

  • Clark: Memories just a song away

    Since it’s been 50 years since my last talent show, I have decided not to enter the Down East Talent Search, a new fundraiser for ECU’s S. Rudolph Alexander Performing Arts Series.

Board pushes upping county pay

Pitt County commissioners directed staff to prioritize merit pay increases and improvements to the emergency radio and paging system when they begin writing the 2015-16 fiscal year budget.

  • Belhaven, Vidant agree to facility

    The Belhaven Town Council on Monday approved a memorandum to move forward with plans for Vidant Health System’s new multi-specialty health care facility, Vidant officials said in a Tuesday news release.

  • Aycock forum draws mixed opinions

    East Carolina University officials on Monday held the first of two forums on the possibility of renaming Aycock Residence Hall.

  • Friends recall lawyer's dedication

    Judge Randy Doub was remembered as a man dedicated to helping the community and helping people struggling to repair their finances, said two friends and former colleagues.

  • Time short for Human Relations awards

    Wednesday is the deadline to submit nominations for the Greenville Human Relations Council awards.

  • Mayor joins Google fiber discussions

    Municipal leaders across the state, including Greenville Mayor Allen Thomas, have been invited to an event hosted by Google this week expected to include news about its fiber Internet service.

Jury deliberating in Langley trial

Update: A nine-man, three-woman jury began deliberating this afternon on charges against Willie James Langley.

  • Police investigate robbery links

    From Wilson to Farmville to Greenville, police are linking a series of armed robberies in eastern North Carolina.

  • Crime: Riding mower, trailer stolen

    Property valued at $8,000 was discovered missing on Saturday from a home in northern Pitt County, a sheriff’s office case report said.

  • Ex-state lawmaker pleads guilty

    A former North Carolina lawmaker who was convicted on federal charges involving theft and diverting funds and faced a retrial next month on two counts has pleaded guilty to a single count.

  • Man gets prison for sex crimes

    An Ayden man was sentenced to 83-160 months in prison after pleading guilty in Pitt County Superior Court on Monday to a sexual offense charge involving his daughterMelvin Wayne Byrd, 37, of 3030 N.C. 102 East was arrested on Jan. 11, 2012, and charged with second-degree rape, second-degree sex offense and incest.

  • Jury seated for shooting suspect

    The prosecution and defense have made their opening statements and by 3 p .m. three witnesses have testified in the trail of a man already convicted once in the shooting death of popular Greenville figure.

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