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Abby: Whistleblower dismayed by lack of response

Dear Abby: I am a widow in my early 50s.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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?

ECU defense wants to be stingy

East Carolina’s defense is playing with momentum on its side as it heads to Utah for its first-ever football clash with BYU, but its headmaster was lamenting its giving spirit on Wednesday.

  • ACC lauds medical observers

    When the Atlantic Coast Conference announced a new policy requiring medical observers at every football game this season, Syracuse’s Brad Pike was hesitant, unsure how it would work.

  • SEC seems wide open

    Pick a favorite to win the Southeastern Conference at your own risk.

  • 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.

Reflector editorial cartoons

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

  • Editorial: Help flood victims

    When Hurricane Floyd devastated eastern North Carolina in 1999, disaster relief teams from many areas of the country came to assist with the long recovery efforts from the flooding and other effects of that storm.

  • Letter: Whitley for quality of life

    After retiring, my husband and I decided to move back to Greenville, where I was raised.

  • Letter: Godley has long-term vision

    There comes a time for some cities when it becomes “their time.” Greenville is on the cusp of rocketing into the premier leadership position east of I-95 but continues to be held back.

  • Letter: Examine cause of gun violence

    In response to Brenda Highsmith’s emotional pouting that Obama is going to take away all of our guns, please allow me to respond.

  • Letter: Jones' voting inconsistent

    Once again Congressman Walter B. Jones Jr. has voted against the appropriation bill that authorizes the payment of debt already incurred.

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.

E.B. Aycock educating by innovating

Five schools in Pitt County have innovation labs designed to get students engaged in real-world problem solving, but E.B. Aycock Middle School has taken the initiative a step further by creating a class that solely focuses on those skills.

  • Pedestrian killed in Greenville

    A 57-year-old man was struck and killed by a vehicle on South Memorial Drive on Wednesday night, the fifth pedestrian death reported this year in the Greenville area.

  • Study: Lower blood pressure better

    When East Carolina University employee Anthony Thomas saw the call for participants in a blood pressure treatment study on the university’s website, he figured he was a good candidate.

  • Little Willie Center repairs disputed

    Repairs and mold remediation to the Little Willie Center have been completed, according to city staff, but center officials said they still do not feel the building is safe.

  • Relations Council to present plan

    The Greenville Human Relations Council will present its strategic plan to the city council at tonight’s meeting, after members said they had to “persevere” to get the item on the council’s agenda.

  • Newspapers: ‘Best source of information’

    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.

Chicken waste spilled on N.C. 11

Martin County officials had to wash thousands of gallons of chicken waste from N.C. 11 on Thursday after it spilled from a tanker truck for about two-tenths of a mile.

  • Men in moped wreck identified

    The State Highway Patrol has released the identities of two people killed Wednesday when a car rear-ended their moped on U.S. 264 in Greene County.

  • Arrest made after shots fired at police

    The Greenville Police Department arrested a man it said fired on officers during a drug raid on Fourth Street on Tuesday night.

  • GPD: Shots fired, two arrested

    The Greenville Police Department reported it has arrested a man it says fired on officers during a drug raid on Fourth Street on Tuesday.

  • Stabbing, shot fired in incidents

    A man was cut in his back early Wednesday on Frontgate Drive, the Greenvillle Police Department reported.

  • 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.

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