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Hot Dish: ‘Modern heirloom’

H.I. Greenville Restaurant and Bar has opened in the Holiday Inn, the newly renovated and rebranded hotel formerly known as City Hotel and Bistro at 203 S.W. Greenville Blvd.

Pitt clubs eye titles

WINTERVILLE — Pitt County Girls Softball League teams continued their march toward state titles on Tuesday at the Babe Ruth ENC tournament at the Sara Law Softball Complex.

  • U.S. in Cup final

    MONTREAL — Carli Lloyd buried a penalty kick, Hope Solo got another shutout and the United States beat top-ranked Germany 2-0 on Tuesday night to advance to the title match at the Women’s World Cup.

  • Golf turnover at warp speed

    The No. 1 player in golf already has three wins in 2015, including a World Golf Championship, and he has finished in the top 10 at both majors.

  • 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.

Reflector editorial cartoons

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

  • Editorial: City must ensure safety

    Ensuring the safety of children must be the first priority in addressing conditions at the Little Willie Center, which occupies a city-owned facility in west Greenville.

  • Letter: Driver's ed a safety issue

    Recent N.C. Senate proposals to end funding for driver’s education and to move driver’s education programs to the community college system make no sense.

  • Letter: Vouchers hurt public schools

    The idea for private school vouchers was introduced to North Carolina in the summer of 2013 by N.C. House representatives Rob Bryan, Brian Brown, Marcus Brandon, and Edward Hanes Jr. as House Bill 944, or the “Opportunity Scholarship Act.” This program would provide a select few eligible low-income families with an annual taxpayer-funded subsidy of $4,200 to assist in sending their children to private schools.

  • Williams: Constitutional ignorance

    The nation’s demagogues and constitutionally ignorant are using the Charleston, S.C., AME church shooting to attack the Second Amendment’s “right of the people to keep and bear Arms.” A couple of years ago, President Barack Obama said, “I have a profound respect for the traditions of hunting that trace back in this country for generations.” That’s a vision shared by many Americans, namely that the Constitution’s framers gave us the Second Amendment to protect our rights to go deer and duck hunting, do a bit of skeet shooting, and protect ourselves against criminals.

  • 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.

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.

Ballard to step down in 2016

Ballard to step down in 2016Chancellor Steve Ballard announced today he will step down as East Carolina University’s top leader next year, serving in his current role until July 1, 2016.

  • Drivers ed costs fall to schools

    Local schools are taking on the full burden of paying for driver’s education programs this summer while facing the possibility of losing state funding for the programs.

  • Greenville Fourth on the third

    Greenville’s Fourth of July celebration organizers said Tuesday the higher cost of fireworks shows on July 4 prompted them to move this year’s event on the Town Common to July 3.

  • Official: Subsidies ensure access

    Thursday’s Supreme Court decision to uphold nationwide tax subsidies for health insurance means continued access to affordable health care for thousands of eastern North Carolina residents, according to a spokesman for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University.

  • City, county support bonds

    As Gov. Pat McCrory promotes $2.85 billion in proposed roads and infrastructure bonds, he is gaining traction with eastern North Carolina communities, including Greenville.

  • Support builds for governor’s bond

    Three Pitt County commissioners and other local leaders stood with about 200 other government officials on Tuesday to support Gov.

SHP: High speed motorcycle crash

A man who was driving 155 mph on U.S. 264 suffered disabling injuries last week after he crashed his motorcycle while trying to elude a patrolman, the State Highway Patrol reported.

  • Crime: Woman hit with hammer

    A Greenville woman was hit in the head with a hammer during a fight with her roommate Monday night, the Greenville Police Department reported.

  • 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 Thursday.

  • 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.

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