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Hot Dish: Wimpie’s unveils upgrades

Wimpie’s Steam Bar and Grill, 206 Main St., Winterville, will unveil a number of upgrades when it opens for the season Thursday.

Rookie Pirates continue trend

For the second straight year, East Carolina’s home football opener last Saturday was invaded by freshmen, and once again a couple of them had debuts to remember.

  • JHR beats another rival

    The J.H. Rose volleyball team is 2-0 in the 3-A/4-A Eastern Carolina Conference with the wins coming against the Rampants’ biggest rivals.

  • Watson makes Ryder Cup picks

    NEW YORK — U.S. captain Tom Watson went with experience and a gut feeling Tuesday night when he filled out his Ryder Cup team with Keegan Bradley, Hunter Mahan and Webb Simpson.

  • Gamecocks look to regroup

    COLUMBIA, S.C. — Steve Spurrier quickly corrected himself after saying No. 21 South Carolina needs to play a little better when it faces East Carolina on Saturday night.“Play a LOT better,” Spurrier emphasized Tuesday, referring to his team’s performance in last week’s season-opening 52-28 loss to Texas A&M.Spurrier hasn’t been accustomed to such beat downs — or the regrouping that typically follows — over the past three 11-2 seasons.

  • Coaches hard on Hardy’s pass

    No matter who is throwing the football for the East Carolina offense, they don’t get much leeway in terms of miscues, wobblers or dead ducks.

  • Seventh seed bounced from Open

    NEW YORK — Bothered by the heat and stifling humidity, Eugenie Bouchard felt dizzy and her vision was blurry.She got her blood pressure checked.

Reflector editorial cartoons

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

  • Editorial: Helping schools for everyone

    A story in Tuesday’s Daily Reflector highlighted the disappointment of some local families who had planned to use state-funded scholarships to help their children attend private schools.

  • Letter: City's parking rules frustrating

    I am writing in frustration regarding city parking violations. I got a ticket for parking next to my house on my grass.

  • Letter: Seek truth on 9/11 attacks

    In a recent interview with Ron Paul, Congressman Walter B. Jones Jr. said there’s no hope for America without 9/11 truth.

  • Williams: Things I don't understand

    There are things that really puzzle me. Some life insurance companies charge lower premiums if you haven’t made a life-shortening lifestyle choice.

  • Editorial: Lenker making the grade

    On the first anniversary of his appointment to lead Pitt County Schools, Superintendent Ethan Lenker received a report card of sorts, and the grades are good.

Burns: Humans of Greenville

Anyone who has lived in the Greenville area for a while knows it has a rich and diverse population full of interesting people.

  • Clark: Toss sandwich at TV

    Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan visited with editors here recently, sitting across the table and telling why she thinks she is the best choice to represent North Carolina in Washington.

  • Peele: Three tourneys on tap

    Three golf tournaments have been lined up for the coming weeks at area courses, including the Scales-Aldridge-Garner Memorial Golf Tournament, which is scheduled to be played at Greenville Country Club on Oct. 10.

  • Rutledge: Billy loves Patty Loveless

    Two years ago next month, I wrote in this space about my two wonderful neighbors George and Billy. It has been two years too long, as far as Billy is concerned.

  • Speller: A time for reflection

    Nifty, shifty, thrifty, guess who’s 50? Yes, me, as of today. I join my high school classmates and some other friends at becoming half a century old.

  • Storm: Flight leaves me feeling low

    My sister probably was expecting a more sentimental greeting.

Giving new league her best shot

Sherita Mosley thought moving from Greenville to Charlotte would be good for her nursing career.

  • ECU eyes options for Brody

    The N.C. General Assembly 2014 short session left two of Greenville’s major medical employers straining to find a new way to provide health care to the state’s eastern region — with some jobs on the line.

  • Small business grants OK'd

    Greenville’s Redevelopment Commission voted unanimously Tuesday to award a $15,000 grant each to Campus Cookies, Crossfit Greenville, Dickinson Avenue Public House and Cory Kennedy State Farm Insurance.

  • Grant helps pay for truck

    A $30,000 grant from the state Department of Insurance will help Pactolus Volunteer Fire Department pay off a recently purchased tanker truck.

  • Action on former VOA site delayed

    WASHINGTON, N.C. — A plan that would turn a former radio broadcasting site into county parkland has met with a little static.

  • $5 billion pipeline proposed

    NEW YORK — Dominion Resources, Duke Energy and other partners are proposing a $5 billion natural gas pipeline to connect the Southeast with the prodigious supplies of natural gas being produced in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia.

Photos released in robbery

The Greenville Police Department on Tuesday released surveillance images from an armed robbery at the Subway on Moye Boulevard.

  • SHP Crashes: Wreck injures three

    Three people were hurt and a car was knocked on its side last week when its driver pulled in front of another car on N.C. 33, the State Highway Patrol reported.

  • Wreck among 10 fatalies in state

    GRIFTON — A wreck that killed a Grifton man on Monday was among 10 fatal crashes in North Carolina during the Labor Day holiday, the State Highway Patrol reported.

  • One dead in Labor Day wreck

    GRIFTON — A 74-year-old man was killed when he pulled in front of a tractor-trailer Monday at N.C. 118 and Stokestown-St. Johns Road east of Grifton on Monday.

  • Crime: Deputies investigate assaults

    The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office released reports Aug. 31-Sept. 1 with the following details and allegations:   Assaults 2000 block of Old River Road, noon Aug. 30; two 21-year-old women were assaulted at their home; no injuries reported; investigation continues. 400 block of Quartz Drive, 9:18 p.m.

  • Update: One dead in Labor Day wreck

    A 74-year-old man was killed when he pulled in front of a tractor-trailer Monday at N.C. 118 and Stokestown-St. Johns Road east of Grifton Monday.

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