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Abby: Kids push guest list limit

Dear Abby: I am being married later this year, and I’m planning my guest list. My cousin “Emily” has five young children who I’m making an exception to invite.

  • Hot Dish: Hwy 55 Express opens

    Eastern North Carolina-based restaurant chain Hwy 55 has unveiled a new express concept near the East Carolina University campus.

  • Kolasa: Nutrients, calories for ASDs

    Q My grandson was recently diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders. We have been surfing the Web and find lots about special diets and dietary supplements.

  • Fire up the grill for this fruit crisp

    When we think “hot off the grill,” we usually think about something meaty. But this time of year I also like to grill desserts!

  • Has: Woman eager to become stepmom

    Q I am a 32-year-old woman who has been dating a wonderful man for a little over a year.

  • Dr. K: Strategies help control incontinence

    Q I’ve had urinary incontinence ever since I gave birth last year. Why?A Many women who give birth vaginally go on to develop loss of bladder control.

Sophomores to play major roles

East Carolina’s freshman wide receivers flexed their collective muscle right away last season, and they haven’t stopped yet.

  • Godwin following LeClair’s vision

    Like so many others this summer, Cliff Godwin took the challenge.

  • Panthers shooting for South repeat

    CHARLOTTE — Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers will need to rewrite history if they hope to repeat as NFC South champions this season.It won’t be easy.

  • Stewart skipping another race

    CHARLOTTE — Tony Stewart will not race Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway, the third Sprint Cup race he’s skipped since his car struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. during a sprint car race.

  • McIlroy aiming for solid finish

    PARAMUS, N.J. — The last player to win consecutive majors in the same season didn’t even make it to the FedEx Cup finale at East Lake.“That’s not going to happen,” said Rory McIlroy, with a smile.

  • Transfer of power

    A few big questions on the East Carolina football team have some very big answers.

Reflector editorial cartoons

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

  • Editorial: What will coal ash cost us?

    A bill on a compromise plan reached Tuesday to close all North Carolina coal ash ponds by 2029 clearly demonstrates bipartisan support for addressing the environmental crisis ahead of the November election.

  • Letter: Beware wind farm promises

    Greenwich, Ohio, Wind Park — a scam if every there was one.

  • Letter: Brody mission remains a concern

    The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University is no stranger to adversity.

  • Dionne: Ferguson not so divisive

    African-Americans are not alone in being horrified by the killing of Michael Brown. They are not alone in their concern over the police’s behavior.

  • Editorial: Projects hold promise

    Reports this week on local transportation investments are related only in that both hold great potential for boosting the local economy even though most residents would hardly know they were here.

Clark: Striving to provide answers

Unanswered questions inevitably lead to more questions and misunderstandings. They form the impetus for rumor and gossip.

  • Burns: Family grave digger

    As I have grown older, I have had to assume several jobs that others are unable to do. One of those jobs is grave digger.

  • Rutledge: Talk about depression

    As the world mourns the death of actor and comedic genius Robin Williams, revelations about his battle with severe depression are raising hopes for lowering the stigma felt by those who suffer mental health problems.

  • Speller: Death leaves loss, void

    I love my little neighborhood nestled off Charles Boulevard and surrounded by East Carolina University.

  • Storm: No secrets with dogs

    The nice thing about living with dogs is that no one is playing any games. Except fetch. We play fetch a lot.

  • Rutledge: 'Not building a violin'

    During a recent visit with my mother, I was filling her in on the various stalled building and home-improvement projects around my house.

School open houses today

All Pitt County public schools will host an opportunity to meet teachers for the start of the new school year today.

  • Hotels learn to ID human trafficking

    Recent news of human trafficking arrests at hotels in Wilmington and Fayetteville highlights a problem in eastern North Carolina, but members of the local hospitality industry are working to be part of a solution.

  • District 3 voters to fill board seat

    Those eligible to vote in Pitt County Board of Education District 3 election this November will be able to vote for the vacant and unexpired 3A seat, officials determined Wednesday.

  • Labs stress STEM studies

    Officials from throughout Pitt County celebrated an addition to Ayden Middle School on Wednesday that will help students deepen their understanding of science, technology, engineering and math.

  • Fire-Rescue adds unique vehicle

    Greenville Fire-Rescue has put into service an advanced fire-fighting ambulance specially outfitted to serve the industrial area north of the river.

  • No DMV road tests on gameday

    The North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles will not conduct road testing at its Greenville driver license office on the days that coincide with East Carolina University home football contests, according to a release.

Man charged in mother’s death

A Beaufort County man remains in jail without bond on charges he killed his mother, a former Pitt County Memorial Hospital employee.

  • Man charged for false report

    A man who told police he was robbed Sunday was charged with filing a false report after he admitted the incident never occurred, the Greenville Police Department reported.

  • Crime: Delivery woman robbed

    A man robbed an Alfredo’s delivery driver at gunpoint in the 1600 block of Cedar Lane on Monday, according to a Greenville Police Department report.

  • Trailer’s owner sought

    Pitt County deputies are trying to locate the owner of a trailer they believe was stolen and taken to a metal recycler on Saturday.

  • Woman charged in stabbing incident

    A Grifton woman was arrested Tuesday morning and charged with stabbing her ex-boyfriend in the abdomen earlier this month, the Greenville Police Department reported.

  • Crime: Four vehicles damaged

    Someone damaged four vehicles on Sunday on Galahad Drive in the Camelot neighborhood off of Fire Tower Road in Greenville, the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office reported.

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