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Sesame Street Live at Minges

The beginning of a new venture for the East Carolina athletics department will be marked by the arrival of a rotund, blue, cookie-munching monster and his friends.

  • Go! Guide May 22

    ToDAYGreenville GroovesLegendary Jazz singer Vanessa Rubin will perform at 5:30 p.m. today at the Town Common as part of the Greenville Grooves Music Festival.

  • Arts Datebook May 22

  • ‘Tomorrowland’ tries too hard

    There’s a lot to like about Disney’s “Tomorrowland.” It’s got George Clooney and Hugh Laurie, robots and explosions, a positive message, and it puts the fate of the future in the hands of two smart young girls.

  • Movie Capsules May 22

    Capsules of movies playing at local theaters. New releases are indicated with an asterisk.

  • After hours May 22

    5TH STREET DISTILLERY annex: 120 and 122 E. Fifth St. Wednesday-Saturday: DJ. A.J. Mcmurphy’s: 1914 Turnbury Drive. 355-7956. Tuesday: Blues night.

ECU, UH in prime spots

There has yet to be an upset at the American Athletic Conference baseball tournament in Clearwater, Fla., leaving No. 1 seed Houston and No. 2 East Carolina as the favored teams to play in Sunday’s championship game.

  • Local teams eye regional matchup

    No coaches ever want their players looking ahead on the schedule, especially in the playoffs.

  • Judge dismisses Rice charges

    MAYS LANDING, N.J. — A judge on Thursday dismissed domestic violence charges against Ray Rice, who was captured by a surveillance camera knocking his then-fiancee unconscious in a hotel elevator last year.

  • Harvick in familiar position

    CONCORD — Kevin Harvick is right where he usually is when the Coca-Cola 600 rolls around on the schedule: On top and seeking even more success.

  • ECU wins in ninth

    After a regular season keyed by one-run wins, East Carolina’s baseball team began play at the American Athletic Conference tournament on Wednesday by rallying for a 4-3 win against Central Florida in Clearwater, Fla.

  • Cooke commits to Monarchs

    Jamari Cooke always told his mother, Josette, that he would one day play football at the collegiate level. On Tuesday, Cooke delivered on his promise.

Reflector editorial cartoons

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

  • National Editorial: Unwelcome behavior

    Pamela Geller, please don’t come to Midland.

  • Dionne: Populists, centrists collide

    You probably think there is a big struggle over the Democratic Party’s soul and the meaning of progressivism.

  • Gannon: State audit, nepotism

    It’s fairly rare that news out of state government surprises the seasoned and cynical reporters that cover the statehouse.

  • Editorial: Outmoded highway funding

    The Greenville-Pitt County Chamber of commerce’s monthly Power Lunch on Tuesday focused on state highway funding with encouraging project updates, but a not-so-encouraging outlook on future funding formulas.

  • Letter: Dog in hot car upsetting

    I would like to draw attention to an incident I witnessed at a Greenville restaurant this evening.

Storm: Graduation advice

Graduation season is a time for speeches, and those speeches often follow familiar themes designed to inspire students heading into the next phase of their lives.

  • Burns: The war on teen drinking

    The story we published in Sunday’s paper about a party bus transporting some intoxicated teens to a high school prom hopefully was a conversation starter for families with school-age children.

  • Castleberry: Toe to green

    At some point during a Friday morning round of FootGolf, a member of our group said something both profound and a little shortsighted.

  • Peele: Locals play in Oregon

    Dr. Angela Stewart of Greenville and her playing partner, Rachel Carpenter of St.

  • Rutledge: Dishwashers' revenge

    When I wrote here a few weeks ago that it would not bother me if our dishwasher never gets repaired, I had not considered that the dishwasher repairman who had examined our broken appliance might actually read my column.

  • Clark: Life is short; pictures help

    With children, you vaguely see these things coming even when you plan for them, then suddenly they’re past you — a wedding, a first job, a graduation.

Tobacco hard to replace

BETHEL — Robert James Jr. doesn’t miss tobacco and the accompanying stress. He just wishes there was a crop that generated the same net income as tobacco.

  • House numbers flap raises issues

    A Falkland-area man said he has complied with the Pitt County Board of Commissioners’ directive that he add numbers to his home but hopes the body further explores the issues he raised concerning how staff is enforcing the county’s addressing ordinance.

  • GUC OKs property purchase

    The Greenville Utilities Board of Commissioners on Thursday approved the purchase of property for the construction of its first high-pressure natural gas line.

  • Students strive to aid Nepal

    The earthquake in Nepal in late April that killed, injured and displaced thousands of people also derailed a mission trip of a college student from Greenville but not his efforts to help.

  • River basin plan moves forward

    Greenville’s Planning and Zoning Commission approved the Neuse River Basin Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan, bringing the plan one step closer to citywide adoption.

  • Public viewst transit center designs

    Designs for the Greenville Transit Activities Center were revealed to the public Wednesday.Two designs were presented with varying floorplans and similar aesthetics.

Trial hinges on testimony

The jury in the murder trial of a man accused of fatally shooting a 26-year-old woman in her car in 2013 likely will begin its deliberations today after hearing closing arguments and instructions on the law.

  • Crime: Armed robbery reported

    An armed robbery was reported early Thursday near a 10th Street child care center, according to a Greenville Police Department case report.

  • Pedestrian killed while crossing road

    A man died after being struck by a vehicle on Fire Tower Road near Arlington Boulevard Monday morning, the Greenville Police Department reported.

  • Missing girl found in Oklahoma

    A Greenville girl missing since April 14 was located in Oklahoma and the boyfriend accused of abducting her was arrested, the Pitt County Sheriff’s Officer reported on Wednesday.

  • Friend blames codefendant

    A man charged with the murder of a 26-year-old woman in 2013 testified his friend, “Day-Day,” fired the shot that killed her as they pulled up next to her car on 14th Street.

  • Crime: Woman slashed on arm

    A woman slashed another woman on her arm during an argument in the parking lot of a Harris Teeter on Tuesday night, the Greenville Police Department reported.

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