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Dr. K: Treatments rarely leave scars

Q I saw my doctor about a patch of rough, brown skin that I noticed on my upper arm. He said it is actinic keratosis and needs to be removed. Is it cancer? How will it be removed?

  • Kolasa: Access to healthy food

    First, a shout-out to Hope of Glory Ministries and everyone who is trying to ensure that families living in poverty receive healthy foods (The Daily Reflector, July 12, Page A1).

  • Hot Dish: Cubbie’s celebrates 15 years

    Cubbie’s Winterville, 657-D Worthington Road, recently celebrated 15 years in business.

  • Hax: Grandma feels hurt by power play

    Q When my son’s eldest started to talk, I encouraged her to call me “G-ma” because I didn’t care for “Grandma.” She never could learn G-ma, but instead called me Mamaji.

  • Abby: Girl and cousin need counseling

    Dear Abby: My granddaughter “Cindy,” age 2, was being watched by her mommy’s ex-sister-in-law and her sons.

  • Kid Stuff Calendar July 22

    Kid-friendly events and activities coming up in the Greenville area:

McDonald plays in 'island' ballpark

In the quirky world of minor league baseball, teams are called the Iron Pigs, Biscuits and Sand Gnats.

  • North State’s run ends

    Southwest Forsyth’s All-Stars completed an undefeated run at the Little League Baseball 11-12-year-old state tournament on Tuesday, beating host North State 4-1 at Elm Street Park in a championship game highlighted by dominant pitching.

  • ACC settles into stability

    GREENSBORO ­— Welcome to the new Atlantic Coast Conference.

  • Newton seeks chemistry with WRs

    CHARLOTTE — Cam Newton will have plenty to do when the NFC South champion Panthers report to training camp.

  • Crunch time for the Ryder Cup

    HOYLAKE, England — The end of the British Open means the Ryder Cup is getting closer, and there are a couple of regulars still not in the team.

  • North State reaches title game

    In an 11-12-year-old Little League state tournament baseball game that featured four home runs, it was North State that belted the most at Elm Street Park on Monday and came away with a 10-5 win over South Durham in the tourney’s loser’s bracket final.

Reflector editorial cartoons

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

  • Editorial: County, chamber reunited

    Monday’s move by the Pitt County Board of Commissioners to rejoin the Greenville-Pitt County Chamber of Commerce should mark the end of a sad and silly chapter of petty political vindictiveness on the part of commissioners.

  • Letter: Apointments questioned

    Call me paranoid, but the prospect of Dennis Mitchell and Terri Williams serving as chairman and vice-chairman of the city’s bond committee makes me a little worried.

  • Letter: Ramadan brings spirit of charity

    The month of Ramadan is celebrated by more than a billion Muslims across the globe and millions within the United States.

  • Williams: Privileges no help to blacks

    Earlier this month, the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act was celebrated. During the act’s legislative debate, then-Sen.

  • Editorial: Tracking impaired citizens

    Caring for a cognitively impaired person prone to wandering can be intensely stressful.

Burns: Perilous path of free speech

A young Palestinian from Greenville is demonstrating what it is to be an American by advocating for a cause that many don’t support.

  • Clark: Assistants belong in classroom

    State legislators continued to push pieces around their gameboards this week, attempting to negotiate an end to this year’s budget-wrangling session.

  • Rutledge: Saving the tuna

    When I rented my first apartment many years ago, I had my mother write down recipes for the dishes she had raised me on.

  • Speller: Value in relationships

    Two events in my life last week were a celebration of relationships and how being involved in one another’s lives is so rewarding.

  • Storm: Technology's high price

    As someone who uses technology every day — during both my work and leisure hours — I like to think I have a keen appreciation of its value.

  • Peele: Split rumors resurface

    The rumor mill is turning once more.

Danger arrives, lightning-quick

  An East Carolina University professor who wrote the standards for lightning safety is urging people to take common-sense steps to avoid injury or death from lightning.

  • Health officials eye state budget

    Officials at East Carolina University’s Brody School of Medicine and their health care delivery partners at Vidant Medical Center are staying connected to their legislative delegation this week as efforts continue to close the gaps in the state’s budget talks.

  • Audit targets ex-Tarboro manager

    TARBORO — A report released Tuesday by the North Carolina State Auditor contends that more than $500,000 in public funds was inappropriately used and obtained by three former and current town employees.

  • Contest to showcase Pitt facilities

    Pitt County is celebrating National Park and Recreation Month with a contest that shows its facilities are picture-perfect.

  • Meetings examine state’s issues

    About two dozen public office officials, candidates, educators and others gathered at the Hilton Greenville on Tuesday for a regional meeting to discuss pressing issues facing education in North Carolina.

  • New technique rehabs roads

    Greenville’s Public Works Department has begun a pilot project to increase efficiency in rehabilitating city roads.

Crime: Vehicle break-ins investigated

The Greenville Police Department is investigating several recent vehicle break-ins in the Tucker Estates neighborhood, according to reports issued on Tuesday.

  • SHP Reports: One hurt in Black Jack

    A three-vehicle wreck injured one person and caused $21,000 in damage after a woman failed to yield at a stop sign near Black Jack, the State Highway Patrol reported.

  • Men charged sweepstakes raid

    The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office obtained warrants charging three men for gambling and operating video game machines after a raid in Greenville last week.

  • Woman arrested in stabbing

    The Greenville Police Department arrested a woman on charges she stabbed a man who said they went to an abandoned home to have sex on July 12.

  • Man arrested for cutting girlfriend

    A Greenville-area man was arrested after he cut his girlfriend and tried to throw a television at her and her mother, the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office reported Monday.

  • Crime: Sweepstakes break-in

    Someone broke into a sweepstakes business outside of Greenville and stole $2,820, the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office reported Monday.

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