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Kid stuff calendar April 28


  • Conley student receives scholarship

    A Pitt County senior is among 59 students selected as Morehead-Cain Scholars at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

  • Report card events April 28

    Arendell ParrottA choral and guitar concert will be held at 7 p.m. today in the Student Activities Center.A blood drive will be held from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. today.

  • Students win at state History Day

    Pitt County Schools students brought home awards from the State History Day competition, held Saturday in Raleigh.

  • Abby: Brother doesn’t merit support

    Dear Abby: My brother is older than I am and has been in and out of prison. He has stolen my things and pawned them.

  • Gardens That Love Built

    Greenville gardener Sue Cosby is passionate about boxwoods and roses, and the fruits of her labor will be on display Saturday when her home garden is open to ticket-holders for the “Gardens That Love Built” garden tour.

Reid Love's emotion emerges

East Carolina senior and co-captain Reid Love is quiet by nature, but he has let some emotion seep out of him out at Clark-LeClair Stadium recently during the ECU baseball team’s 9-1 surge in its last 10 games.

  • Fryer: Victory shows attempt to change

    CHARLOTTE — Kurt Busch’s win at Richmond International Raceway would only be considered redemption if anyone had ever questioned his driving ability.

  • Vegas sets security for megafight

    LAS VEGAS — Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather hadn’t even decided how much it would cost home viewers to watch their fight when the head of the Nevada Athletic Commission started planning security for their big bout.

  • Kinston star picks Duke

    With most of the college basketball world watching, Brandon Ingram made a choice that many had already kind of made for him.

  • ECU softball teams wins finale

    Lydia Ritchie threw a two-hit shutout on Sunday and the East Carolina softball team rolled past Connecticut, 12-0 in five innings in the Pirates’ regular season finale, thanks in part to freshman Karlie Smith’s second grand slam in as many days at the ECU Softball Stadium.

  • Pirates get another one-run win

    East Carolina baseball deployed an all-left-handed starting pitching rotation against Central Florida during the weekend, capping a remarkable week with lefty Jacob Wolfe helping the Pirates beat UCF 6-5 at Clark-LeClair Stadium on Sunday to complete a sweep and 5-0 week.

Reflector editorial cartoons

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

  • Editorial: GUC's rate plan positive

    When Greenville Utilities Commission was leading negotiations last summer between the N.C. Eastern Municipal Power Agency and Duke Energy Progress for the sale of the agency’s five generating facilities, GUC officials were hopeful the sale would result in lower electric rates for its customers.

  • Letter: Support Keene Park expansion

    The Alice F. Keene Park on County Home Road is Pitt County’s greatest land-use treasure and obvious strength.

  • Letter: Senator's UNC teaching bill fails

    Not that it takes a college degree to be a politician, but has anyone confirmed that State Sen.

  • Gannon: Gerrymandering problem

    Of the 11 African-Americans elected to the state Senate last year, eight took their seats with no opposition last November.

  • N.C. Editorial: Regulating farms

    Farmers in Surry County have expanded operations, getting into the large-scale chicken business, the Journal’s Bertrand M. Gutierrez has been reporting in a series called “Chicken farms in Surry County.” These farmers grow as many as 25,000 chickens at one time in 25,000-square-foot buildings that cost more than $200,000 each, supplying housing and labor and dealing with waste until the chickens are sent away to become drum-sticks and nuggets.

Clark: History along the road

I couldn’t have guessed such a short drive north on a Saturday would put us squarely in the middle of Perquimans, “the land of beautiful women.” But we quickly found the old land’s history equally surprising.

Chicod spotlights ‘Freedom Riders’

A national exhibition detailing one of the nation’s most turbulent chapters of the civil rights movement is on display at Chicod School through May 20.

  • Stokes seeks volunteer firefighters

    A volunteer fire department that covers a large territory north of Greenville must increase its roster of volunteers or close its substation, the Office of State Fire Marshal said.

  • Program gets children outdoors

    The City of Greenville and the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation have teamed up to create a TRACK Trail at River Park North.

  • Deputies train to respond under fire

    A live-fire, active-shooter training last week prepared sheriff’s deputies for the possibility of coming under fire while in their patrol cars.

  • Blackbeard relics, science displayed

    Pirates had the tables turned on them Saturday when a group of researchers pressed the aura surrounding buccaneers into the service of science.

  • Dog licensing fee faces resistance

    Pitt County’s three largest municipalities — Greenville, Winterville and Farmville — will miss a May 1 deadline for deciding if they will implement a dog licensing fee to cover operation and expansion costs at the county animal shelter.

Lab puts finger on technology

If a law enforcement agency has the time, the State Bureau of Investigation may be able to solve the crime.

  • Crime: TV, shotgun stolen

    Police are investigating a Saturday morning burglary at a condominium off Dickinson Avenue, according to a report released Monday.

  • Man is shot in leg outside club

    A man was shot in the leg early Monday in a drive-by shooting outside a west Greenville nightclub, police reported.

  • Wrecks: Driver turns in front of SUV

    A driver was injured on April 21 after pulling into the path of another vehicle and causing a wreck with $20,000 damage, the Greenville Police Department reported.

  • Crime: Man robbed, stranded

    A man who flagged down a sheriff’s captain on Friday reported an acquaintance who gave him a ride robbed him and put him out of the car in southern Pitt County.

  • DWI report: Wrecks lead to arrest

    A Chocowinity man was among seven people charged with driving while impaired recently after he was involved in two wrecks on April 16, the Greenville police department reported.

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