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VIDEO PETS: Pets available for adoption, Dec. 28

Meet Titus, the Reflector pet of the week! He's a 10-month-old Pit Bull and Retriever mix that is looking for a home. He can be adopted from the Pitt County Animal Shelter.

  • PCS students share holiday cards

    For more greetings, see Page E2

  • Pets for adoption

    Animal ShelterThe Pitt County Animal Shelter’s featured Pet of the Week is Helga, a large, adult female black Labrador retriever mix.

  • Lost and found, pet news

    FundraiserShoppers can give a gift to the Humane Society of Eastern Carolina this year by paying to have their gifts wrapped at the Greenville Mall.

  • Meeting place Dec. 21

    Due to the Christmas holiday, some groups may have altered their meeting schedules. Call for more information.

  • Small, smart stocking techie stuffers

    ATLANTA — If you were naughty this year, you might end up with something big and boring, like a vacuum cleaner.

ECU's Presley paying dividends

The football life of Fred Presley has changed exponentially in the last four months, but he isn’t all that surprised.

  • Pirates win in return

    The East Carolina women’s basketball team secured a perfect non-conference home record for the regular season on Saturday.

  • Panthers, Vikes in title game

    Monday’s Pitt County girls’ basketball holiday tournament final will match an undefeated team against last year’s tournament champion.

  • Shooting woes cost ECU

    WILMINGTON — Sometimes, no matter how many other things a team does well, it cannot overcome not making shots and East Carolina experienced one of those times on Saturday.

  • Peele: County Club’s future uncertain

    Over the past few years, I’ve been told time and again that Pitt County cannot support six golf courses and one or more would likely face going out of business.

  • Top 25: Heels knock off OSU

    CHICAGO — Playing in Michael Jordan’s longtime home is a big deal for North Carolina, and the Tar Heels honored their most famous basketball alum with a winning performance.

Reflector editorial cartoons

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

  • Editorial: Dental care cuts wasteful

    Recent news articles and commentaries in The Daily Reflector illustrate wonderful work being done to provide more dental care locally and across the state.

  • Letter: Police not root of injustice

    It grieves me that so many of our young and talented college students would take it upon themselves and assume that the police officers on the beat — our first responders so to speak — are the ones mainly responsible for all the “ills” of our criminal justice system.

  • Letter: Leave God out of politics

    Quentin Warren’s description of the Republicans as “God’s Only Party” (Dec. 15 Public Forum) reminded me of the comment a woman made in the 1960s after a Georgia jury acquitted her husband and two other Klan thugs in the murder of a black man.

  • Kristof: Embargo served Castro well

    Is there any element of U.S. foreign policy that has failed more abjectly than our embargo of Cuba?

  • Fitzsimon: McCrory's empty promise

    The stories are coming fast and furious now.

Clark: Gifts beyond measure

Last weekend I went to a local store and bought a large holiday redbird, imbedded with lights and with a jaunty beak and elf hat.

  • Rutledge: Cursed plastic toilet seats

    To the list of good old American craftsmanship that has gone down the toilet, add that which once went into the making of toilet seats.

  • Burns: Another day, more wrecks

    I usually leave work late enough to avoid the nightly traffic backup between The Daily Reflector offices north of the river and my house in Greenville.

  • Storm: The allure of Christmas

    When I was growing up, there were few things more agonizing than waiting for Christmas to arrive.

  • Peele: Brook Valley owner profiled

    The new owner of Brook Valley Country Club, John McConnell, has been profiled in the winter issue of Carolinas Golf, the official publication of the Carolinas Golf Association.

  • Rutledge: Banana peeling slip

    There are two kinds of people in this world: Those who eat bananas and those who do not. I eat bananas.

Finding JOY in serving others

A Greenville woman has lead the effort to nourish the bodies and souls of the community’s poor for 20 years.

  • Course teeing up options

    With turmoil among local country clubs — specifically Greenville Country Club facing insurmountable financial challenges and closing by the end of the year — Bradford Creek, the city’s public course, is hoping to continue attracting more golfers.

  • PCC notes: Year in review Part 1

    WINTERVILLE — Student achievement, slick dance moves, and a little too much from Old Man Winter are just some of the highlights from the first four months of 2014 at Pitt Community College.

  • ECU notes: Bookstore donates to program

    A T-shirt sale and promotion at East Carolina University raised more than $5,000 in November for a scholarship fund that honors JP Thompson, an ECU graduate who was killed in Afghanistan in 2010.

  • Opening up for Christmas

    Christmas on Third Street was held last week at the Third Street Community Center that included an open house and two free concerts.

  • Congressional voting record

    WASHINGTON — Here’s how area senators voted on major issues during the week ending Dec. 19.

DWI report: Man faces charges

A 29-year-old man was charged with driving while impaired as well as child abuse after he allegedly drove while under the influence of alcohol with his 4-year-old daughter in the vehicle.

  • Police searching for robbery suspects

    Police are looking for two men involved in a strong armed robbery that occurred early Sunday morning, according to an East Carolina University alert.

  • Pitt County Grand Jury

  • Crime: Pair charged in copper theft

    The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office has arrested two men on charges they cut and removed copper pipes and wires from underneath a house outide Farmville.

  • Crime: Man arrested for sex offense

    A Greenville man was arrested Wednesday for a sexual offense involving a juvenile, the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office reported.

  • Men arrested in home invasion

    Two men were arrested Wednesday on charges connected to a home invasion at an apartment complex Tuesday night, the Greenville Police Department reported.

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