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Parrott Academy yearbook receives award

Arendell Parrott Academy’s yearbook, “Patriot,” recently received a Gold Medal from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association for its 2014 publication.

ECU's run defense leads American

Suddenly, East Carolina is the team the rest of the American Athletic Conference doesn’t want to see next on the schedule, and guys like Montese Overton aren’t helping to soothe the Pirates’ fear factor much.

  • Rampants, Vikes reach third round

    J.H. Rose found itself in an unusual position after two sets against Middle Creek in the second round of the state volleyball playoffs on Tuesday, but the match still ended in familiar fashion.

  • Giants take Game 1

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Madison Bumganer took a two-hit shutout into the seventh inning, Hunter Pence hit a two-run homer off James Shields in a three-run first and the San Francisco Giants beat the Kansas City Royals 7-1 in Tuesday night’s World Series opener.

  • Pistorius gets five years

    PRETORIA, South Africa — Oscar Pistorius was taken away in a police van with barred windows Tuesday to start serving a five-year prison sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

  • Hornets look to take next step

    CHARLOTTE — New name. New uniforms. And, most importantly, newfound confidence.

  • Manning focusing on fundamentals

    WINSTON-SALEM — When his Wake Forest players couldn’t get a defensive drill quite right, new coach Danny Manning made them do it again — and again.

Reflector editorial cartoons

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

  • Williams: Economic malpractice

    So as to give some perspective, I’m going to ask readers for their guesses about human behavior before explaining my embarrassment by some of my fellow economists.

  • Editorial: School Board endorsements

    On Nov. 4, Pitt County voters will cast ballots in the General Election.

  • Letter: Compare Democrats, GOP

    Four U.S. presidents have won the Nobel Peace Pize. They are: Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, Jimmy Carter and Barack Obama. All are Democrats.

  • Letter: Seniors hurt by Obamacare

    With the mid-term elections here, we’re being inundated with ads for the various candidates. Who should we believe?

  • Gannon: Outrageous campaign mailers

    Deep inside the bowels of North Carolina politics, a contest is under way (Not really, but play along for fun).

Storm: One walk, three agendas

The crisp, bright blue days of October are ideal for walking. Yet sometimes, autumn jaunts become an exercise in frustration.

  • Speller: Disease brings suffering

    A report last week said that a Texas college is denying admission to applicants from countries with confirmed Ebola cases, even though those nations have no known cases of the disease.

  • Peele: Bradford has board openings

    Bradford Creek Golf Course has two openings for its advisory board.

  • Burns: Spelling no day at beach

    An editor early in my newspaper career pegged my professional weakness.“Bobby Burns,” he exclaimed to a co-worker, “knows 10,000 words; can spell two of them.”I prove that just about every other week when I write this column.

  • Summers: Allen guides ECU again

    TAMPA, Fla.The running of the Bulls was nothing compared to the running of the Breon on Saturday night.

  • Clark: A look behind the curtain

    I found myself on the Internet this past week, not surfing but bobbing, looking for my mother and dad.

Residents’ concerns voice at town hall meeting

About 50 people attended a town hall meeting on Tuesday organized by Greenville Mayor Pro Tem and at-large Councilman Calvin Mercer.

  • Candidates meet with community leaders

    The candidates for three N.C. General Assembly seats in the Nov. 4 election spoke with community and business leaders Tuesday and fielded questions on a range of issues.

  • Tillis seeks to end gridlock

    U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield has asked U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to review the circumstances of the firing of Faris Dixon by Pitt County District Attorney Kimberly Robb.

  • Different views in N.C. House race

    The race for the N.C. House District 8 gives voters some clear choices between two women — incumbent Susan Martin and challenger Bobi Gregory, both of Wilson — with different positions on common issues.

  • Bond Advisory Committee to begin narrowing scope

    The Greenville Bond Advisory Committee will consider several projects today as it begins to narrow the scope of a potential bond issue recommendation to the City Council.

  • Two departments to share facility

    The maintenance crews of two major Greenville departments soon will have a new home in a renovated warehouse on Hooker Road.

Man arrested, heroin seized

Narcotics officers made one arrest and seized heroin, guns and cash after a tip led to a traffic stop, officials reported Monday.

  • Copper Beech residents report burglary, thefts

    Police are investigating a burglary and two thefts from homes in the Copper Beech apartment complex.

  • Arrest related to June assault

    A man arrested during an early-morning raid by the Greenville Police Department Emergency Response Team last week was wanted for charges related to an assault that occurred in June, according to reports.

  • Snow Hill man facing multiple drug charges

    A 70-year-old Greene County man is facing multiple drug charges and a $1 million bond after his arrest in Ayden on Friday, Ayden Police Chief Barry Stanley said.

  • Crash reports: Five injured in three-vehicle wreck

    Five people were injured in a three-vehicle wreck on N.C. 43 near D.H. Conley High School last week, the State Highway Patrol reported.

  • Man in wreck was ranger, Marine

    A local man who died after a motorcycle wreck Sunday was an assistant forest ranger in Pitt County described by his mother as a fun, loving and hard-working person.

Bless your heart
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