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Wiseman raises money for domestic violence agency

Nine-year-old Ella Wiseman of Greenville recently donated more than $100 to The Center for Family Violence Prevention, the local domestic violence agency in Pitt County.

  • Kids’ Stuff calendar Aug. 4

    River Park NorthRiver Park North, 1000 Mumford Road, will host the following events:Evening fishing, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday.

  • 4-H All-Stars Club receives award

    The Pitt County 4-H All-Stars Club has been named the 2014-15 recipient of the Annual Youth In Aging Award in Pitt County.

  • Justice earns rank of Eagle Scout

    Dylan Justice of Greenville has been awarded the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest honor in Boy Scouts. Fewer than 10 percent of all Scouts nationally achieve this rank.

  • Fipps is county’s top cookie seller

    Emerson Fipps of Winterville has been named top seller in Pitt County for the 2015 Girl Scout Cookie Sale Program.

  • Abby: Grandma feels disrespected

    Dear Abby: Whatever happened to respecting one’s elders and recognizing grandparents as head of the family?

Herring's summer circuit

Chasing a dream can be a lonely pursuit sometimes.

  • Macy focuses on team chemistry

    East Carolina women’s basketball coach Heather Macy often says that she’s not striving to have a good East Carolina women’s basketball team, but rather a strong women’s basketball program.

  • UNC reinstates suspended DB

    CHAPEL HILL — North Carolina started preseason practice with suspended cornerback Malik Simmons back on the team.

  • Tourney play in high gear

    Day 2 of the 10-11 Tournament of State Champions baseball tournament featured a blowout victory, a walk-off win, a North Carolina triumph and a Virginia-South Carolina matchup that needed 32 runs to decide a winner.

  • Grand finale for Park at Turnberry

    TURNBERRY, Scotland — As Inbee Park hunted down Jin-Young Ko in the final stretch of the Women’s British Open, it became clear which South Korean was the rookie and which was the player about to add another chapter in golf’s record book.

  • Oher not a 'Blind Side' fan

    SPARTANBURG, S.C. — When people first meet Michael Oher, they often want to ask him about the 2009 hit movie “The Blind Side,” which is based on his life as an underprivileged youth growing up in Memphis, Tenn.

Reflector editorial cartoons

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

  • Editorial: Inspiring faith, hope

    Hundreds who gathered at Oakmont Baptist Church on Sunday did more than memorialize in music and song the nine worshipers killed in a Charleston, S.C., church.

  • Letter: Royal wanted inclusive growth

    As I pen these remarks, I think of the loss this week of our beloved Bishop Randy B. Royal. I also think of the warriors who have gone on before him: Dr.

  • Letter: 'Official' county taco requested

    I liked your Wednesday editorial (“Language vote posturing”), and since I am “offended,” I will request that the Pitt County Commissioners name the “Commissioners Taco” the official taco of Pitt County.

  • Gannon: Politics getting personal

    When Republicans took control of the House, Senate and governor’s office at the start of 2013, observers speculated about how the three units of state government would get along as the complicated and controversial political process played out in the coming years.

  • N.C. Editorial: Boy Scouts

    The Boy Scouts of America took action late Monday to end a ban on openly gay den leaders, scoutmasters and camp counselors.

Storm: Spay or neuter your pets

Recently, I wrote about an artist who is drawing attention to the number of dogs euthanized every day by painting 5,500 canine portraits to fill the hall of a special venue: the Museum of Compassion.

  • Speller: Faith, family, friends

    I learned about close, personal loss at a fairly young age with the deaths of my first husband and father.

  • Rutledge: Dripping common sense

    When our family leaves home for a vacation, we run through a security checklist: Shut off the gas from outside, adjust the thermostat, leave on a few lights and a radio, make sure the 8-foot pet crocodile has plenty of food and water, and turn off the feeder valves behind the toilets.

  • Burns: Series introduces volunteers

    The most personal contact I’ve had with my volunteer fire department is the barbecue I eat a couple of times a year from its fundraisers.

  • Clark: Semi-retirement stretches stay

    In April 1990, my wife and I traveled to South Carolina from St. Louis for a vacation in our old stomping grounds around the Greenville of that state.

  • Peele: Will MacKenzie injured

    Greenville native Will MacKenzie’s name has been missing from the latest tournaments on the PGA Tour, having not played since he missed the cut in the John Deere Classic on July 10.

Assessors checking up on GPD

Two assessors are in town to determine whether the Greenville Police Department is keeping up with a set of standards designed to make sure that its employees conduct themselves professionally in everything they do.

  • 25 teaching assistant posts cut

    The Pitt County Board of Education voted Monday night to cut 11 teacher assistants due to decreased funding from the state and the loss of public dollars to a charter school opening later this month.

  • Bond sale, likely tax increase OK'd

    The Pitt County Board of Commissioners on Monday voted 8-1 to sell bonds for Pitt Community College’s new science and law enforcement training buildings.

  • Monument to show founding documents

    The Pitt County Board of Commissioners on Monday voted 8-1 to work with a nonprofit to erect a monument to the documents that formed the United States.

  • Bond sale, likely tax increase OK'd

    The Pitt County Board of Commissioners on Monday voted 8-1 to sell bonds for Pitt Community College's new science and law enforcement training buildings.

  • Musicians perform for unity

    Madge Thompson said she was overcome with emotion as she sang during a memorial concert Sunday for the people killed in June at a church in Charleston, S.C.

Missing teen still on lamb

A search for a teen missing since Saturday led to the arrest of two men for probation violations when deputies found marijuana in the home, the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office reported.

  • Two charged with exploiting elder

    Bethel police arrested two women on Saturday for reportedly exploiting a woman with dementia and committing credit card fraud, according to a department news release.

  • Crime: Greenville man assaulted

    A Greenville man suffered minor injuries after an assault Sunday morning, according to a Greenville Police Department report.

  • Women facing exploitation charges

    Bethel police arrested two women on Saturday for reportedly exploiting a woman with dementia and committing credit card fraud, according to a department news release.

  • Search for teen leads to arrests

    A search for a teen missing since Saturday led to two men being arrested for probation violations when deputies found marijuana in the home, the Pitt County Sheriff's Office reported.

  • Wrecks: Driver turns into crash

    Two people were injured on July 29 when one vehicle turned in front of another vehicle on Charles Boulevard near Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium, the Greenville Police Department reported.

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