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Kolasa: Winning With Diabetes conference

Q I was wondering if there is anywhere in the Greenville area that I might learn more about managing diabetes? — C.K., FarmvilleA It is important for people with diabetes to understand their disease and how to manage it with diet, physical activity and medicines.

  • Hot Dish: Bourbon in ‘rustic, upscale’ environment

    A Greenville restaurateur is launching a new eatery with a concept and flavor that’s steeped in the South: Bourbon.

  • His life in recipes

    MiamiBefore there were Food Network icons and cultish produce, before farm-to-table was a philosophy and cake decorating became a competitive sport, there was Emeril Lagasse.

  • A little chickpea magic

    I’ve often said that a smart way to plan for a busy week is to make big pots of things like beans on the weekends, refrigerate or freeze them, and then use them during the week.

  • Dr. K: Trauma can affect a child's brain

    Q I endured some physical and emotional abuse as a child. Could this explain why I struggle with anxiety as an adult?

  • Nifong earns Eagle Scout Award

    Timothy Nifong of Greenville has received the Eagle Scout Award, the highest award in Boy Scouting. Timothy has been involved in Boy Scouts since 2003.

ECU's happy pass-catchers

The football season at East Carolina has been shaped by a couple of backup quarterbacks now teaming up as a dynamic dual threat.

  • Preps: Panthers bounce back

    BETHEL — After a shutout loss Thursday against Washington, North Pitt boys’ soccer coach Lauren Wasilick wanted her team to strike quickly to establish momentum in Tuesday’s match against Beddingfield.

  • Macy: Sweet 16 is Pirates’ goal

    During the first sentence of coach Heather Macy’s introductory remarks at East Carolina women’s basketball media day on Tuesday, the sixth-year Pirate coach expressed confidence that this is going to be a breakthrough year for ECU.After three straight Women’s NIT appearances and having one of the most prolific scorers in school history — Jada Payne — back for her senior season, making the NCAA tournament would seem to be a breakthrough.

  • Allen adjusts to veteran role

    DURHAM — Grayson Allen is still getting used to all this attention.

  • MKG has shoulder surgery

    CHARLOTTE — Charlotte Hornets forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist is expected to miss six months after having right shoulder surgery Tuesday night.

  • NFL: Luck increases workload

    INDIANAPOLIS — Andrew Luck is rested, ready and eager to play Thursday night at Houston.

Reflector editorial cartoons

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

  • Letter: Closed meetings an epidemic

    There is a contagious disease traveling through the Greenville City Council and GUC Board called “Closed Meeting Syndrome.” Both of these organizations, through questionable legal advice, have had closed meetings at nearly every meeting.

  • Williams: Warming dissidents

    Demonizing global warming dissidents is suppressing free speechI receive loads of mail in response to my weekly nationally syndicated column.

  • Editorial: Animal shelter encouraging

    Pitt County’s increased animal control measures implemented during the past year appear to be paying off — although the effort might be even more efficient if all county municipalities would adopt the county’s licensing fee for dogs.

  • Letter: Note state's backward motion

    Chris Fitzsimon’s column in The Daily Reflector on Sunday summarized the frenzied activity in the final days of our State Legislature’s 2015 session.

  • Letter: Godley will retain students

    During the past few years I have watched hundreds of my friends graduate from ECU. Watching this happen first hand has been particularly bittersweet.

Summers: A man for all seasons

DALLASThis time, it happened on dry land.

  • Burns: Debates, voter resources

    Voting for the municipal elections in Pitt County begins in just a little more than two weeks, and The Daily Reflector has several resources to learn about the candidates and issues.

  • Clark: The paper will surprise you

    For a time in Greenville, S.C., during the 1980s, I would finish my copy editing shift in the newsroom and head down to the loading dock in back of the plant.

  • Peele: Va. golfers play through rain

    Could it be that the area around Greenville has become a golfing mecca?

  • Rutledge: Who hairs?

    Feminine hair-care products should come with a warning label: “Not intended for middle-aged men trying to regain lost youth.

  • Speller: Autumn benefit walks, runs

    The Pitt County Fair last week ushered in cooler temperatures and my favorite season, autumn.

Local Red Cross helping in S.C.

American Red Cross volunteers from across the region traveled to Columbia, S.C., Tuesday to assist with recovery efforts.

  • Judge Leech to retire in 2016

    Pitt County’s chief district court judge is retiring next year, saying that he thinks it’s time.Judge David A. Leech confirmed his retirement Tuesday.

  • Public defender to run for judge seat

    An assistant public defender in Pitt County announced Tuesday she is running for a district court judge’s seat in 2016.

  • Newspapers 'a part of everything'

    The 75th National Newspaper Week continues through Saturday, and readers are talking about why the newspaper is important to them to help The Daily Reflector celebrate.

  • Dispute over hospital continues

    WASHINGTON, N.C. — The dispute over the future of a rural eastern North Carolina hospital headed back to a packed court Tuesday to be determined by a newly appointed judge.

  • City culvert design almost complete

    Design is nearly complete for improvements to a more than 80-year-old downtown Greenville stormwater pipe in need of repair, and the city is beginning the next steps toward its construction.

Protesters ‘indict’ Pitt DA

About 30 people on a sidewalk in front of the Pitt County Courthouse voted Tuesday afternoon to “indict” District Attorney Kimberly Robb for allegedly engaging in a pattern of racial discrimination.

  • Tools are stolen from home

    Tools and other equipment valued at $1,450 was stolen during a break-in of a Grimesland home last weekend, the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office reported.

  • Man sentenced in carjacking

    A Greenville man was sentenced to 27½ years in prison followed by five years of supervised probation for carjacking, according to a U.S. Department of Justice news release.

  • Man gets prison for habitual DWI

    A 35-year-old man on Monday was sentenced to 28-43 months in prison for habitual driving while impaired.

  • Crime: Felon charged in shooting

    A felon who allegedly shot at his girlfriend and their 2-year-old child on Saturday at their home in Simpson faces multiple charges, the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office reported.

  • Crime: Felon charged in shooting

    A felon who allegedly shot at his girlfriend and their 2-year-old child on Saturday at their home in Simpson faces multiple charges, the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office reported.

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