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Hot Dish: Restaurant features wraps

Here’s what’s going on in area restaurant news: 501 Fresh A new restaurant, 501 Fresh Salads and Wraps, will open in early August in the former Cubbie’s location at the corner of Fifth and Evans Streets.

  • Kolasa: Drink plenty of water

    Q I saw a news item that said our brain regulates the sensation of thirst and we really don’t have to worry about making sure we get enough fluid every day.

  • Learn to eat ‘Good and Cheap’

    Leanne Brown didn’t set out to write a buzz-worthy cookbook for people who want fine-dining taste on a food stamp budget.

  • Abby: Family’s secret better left unexposed

    Dear Abby: My husband’s family are hypocrites! They talk about everyone and their problems, yet when something arises in their family, they want it kept hush-hush.

  • Hax: Why daughter changed name

    Q I am almost 50, a single mom to an awesome 9-year-old daughter. My parents and I have a great relationship, with one glaring exception.

  • Dr. K: Treatments for athlete’s foot

    Q I have athlete’s foot. How can I get rid of it? And how can I make sure I don’t get it again?A Athlete’s foot is a common fungal infection.

Pirates picked 4th in AAC

The East Carolina football team was picked to finish fourth in the American Athletic Conference preseason football media poll.

  • ECA boys take first in state meet

    East Carolina Aquatics didn’t have one of the larger groups of swimmers at the state championship meet last week, but what might have brought coach Casey Charles the most satisfaction was that his swimmers didn’t go into the competition feeling like they were underdogs.

  • NCAA settles head injury suit

    CHICAGO — The NCAA agreed on Tuesday to help athletes with head injuries in a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit that college sports’ governing body touted as a major step forward but that critics say doesn’t go nearly far enough.

  • Aresco touts AAC at media day

    NEWPORT, R.I. — Commissioner Mike Aresco took to the podium at media day for the American Athletic Conference and talked about power.

  • Next 2 weeks are big for Woods

    AKRON, Ohio — The landmark at Firestone Country Club is among the most popular in America, a massive water tower in the shape of a golf ball on a tee.

  • Tolbert fighting to stay on top

    SPARTANBURG, S.C. — Mike Tolbert is always ready for a good fight — even during the NFL offseason.

Reflector editorial cartoons

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

  • Editorial: step closer to medical marijuana

    A new law allowing limited use of medical marijuana in North Carolina to treat seizures represents a good start toward clear-headed thinking on the benefits of a drug that for too long has been politically clouded by its recreational use.

  • Letter: Summer Feeding Program critical

    Is it because there is no need or no food available? No.

  • Letter: Animal shelter part of solution

    The recent Bless Your Heart critical of the Pitt County Animal Shelter compelled me to respond.

  • Williams: Devastating 'help' for blacks

    While reading the first chapter of Jason Riley’s new book, “Please Stop Helping Us,” I thought about Will Rogers’ Prohibition-era observation that “Oklahomans vote dry as long as they can stagger to the polls.” Demonstrative of similar dedication, one member of Congress told Vanderbilt University political scientist Carol Swain that “one of the advantages and disadvantages of representing blacks is their shameless loyalty. ... You can almost get away with raping babies and be forgiven.

  • Editorial: GUC customers expect details

    Greenville Utilities Commission is hopeful that if an agreement between the N.C. Eastern Municipal Power Agency and Duke Energy Progress for the sale of the agency’s five generating facilities is approved, GUC customers will see lower electric rates.

Storm: Legacy of healing

Let’s talk about legacies. The imprint, large or small, that we leave on the world.

  • Speller: Benefits of exercise

    My brother was talking about his workout routine recently when we were visiting with him in Maryland.

  • Rutledge: The underwear disconnect

    If it were left up to men, underwear companies would go broke. Not because men don’t like to wear skivvies. We just don’t like buying them.

  • Burns: Perilous path of free speech

    A young Palestinian from Greenville is demonstrating what it is to be an American by advocating for a cause that many don’t support.

  • Clark: Assistants belong in classroom

    State legislators continued to push pieces around their gameboards this week, attempting to negotiate an end to this year’s budget-wrangling session.

  • Rutledge: Saving the tuna

    When I rented my first apartment many years ago, I had my mother write down recipes for the dishes she had raised me on.

Teachers train in STEM labs

Faculty from three middle schools that received STEM labs earlier this month are discovering how to use the state-of-the-art equipment they hope will expand and enhance learning in the classroom.

  • City asked to consider oversight

    After more than 60 emails between one Greenville citizen, city staff, council members and the recently appointed Bond Advisory Committee, a member of that panel asked the city to consider creating a financial oversight committee.

  • School officials wait for budget

    State House and Senate leaders came to an agreement this week on the state’s budget, but changes have left local school officials with questions about education funding.

  • Gift shop lets disabled shine

    WINTERVILLE — As gift shops go, this one is exceptional.

  • 3rd District candidates recognized

    The incumbent and challenger in the 3rd Congressional District race are being recognized in different arenas this week.Incumbent Republican Rep.

  • Mayor: Trials bigger than Belhaven

    WASHINGTON — A mayor fighting for the hospital that closed in his town finished his two-week protest walk to the nation’s capital, where he told a crowd that his community’s problems are part of a larger health care struggle.

Stolen copper valued at $10,000

Greenville police officers are investigating a break-in in which copper piping valued at $10,000 was stolen, the police department reported.

  • Vidant investigates break-ins

    Vidant police are investigating a number of vehicle break-ins that occurred on Thursday in employee parking lots at Vidant Medical Center, a hospital official said on Tuesday.

  • Third shooting since Sunday

    Officers are investigating a shooting that happened early Tuesday morning on Haven Drive, the second shooting there and the third in town since Sunday, the Greenville Police Department reported.

  • Police identify victim of third shooting

    Officers are investigating a shooting that happened early Tuesday morning on Haven Drive, the second shooting there since Sunday and the third in town, the Greenville Police Department reported.

  • Chief: Case shows value of lab

    A private crime lab that Greenville police on Monday said helped them solve a 14-year-old robbery will be used by the department as much as possible in future cases, the chief said.

  • Deputy’s car in collision

    A wreck on County Home Road on Monday involved a Pitt County Sheriff’s Office patrol car and injured people in two other vehicles, the Greenville Police Department reported.

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