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Sunday in the Park

Each performance begins at 7 p.m. at the Town Common, 100 E. First St. Concerts are free and open to the public. In the event of inclement weather, call 758-7246. For more information, call 329-4968.

  • Go! Guide May 29

    TodayEvening kayakingRiver Park North, 1000 Mumford Road, will host evening kayaking and canoeing from 7-9 p.m. today for ages 8 and older (accompanied by an adult).

  • After hours May 29

    5TH STREET DISTILLERY annex: 120 and 122 E. Fifth St. Wednesday-Saturday: DJ. A.J. Mcmurphy’s: 1914 Turnbury Drive. 355-7956. Saturday: Built for Comfort.

  • Arts Datebook May 29

    Faulkner Gallery“Upcycle!” featuring works from the Triangle Book Arts Group, will be featured through Aug. 14 with a reception from 2-4 p.m. Saturday.

  • Cameron Crowe’s ‘Aloha’ squeaks by on charm alone

    “Aloha” shows how far a movie can go on charm alone. The latest from writer-director Cameron Crowe is an ungainly collection of likable but awkward scenes.

  • Movie Capsules May 29

    Capsules of movies playing at local theaters.

Conley headed to championship

  APEX — D.H. Conley’s softball squad picked the perfect time to come to life at the plate.

  • ECU red hot into regional

    The college baseball world is now divided into 16 hubs, each one consisting of four teams hoping to emerge victorious from double-elimination drama this weekend and advance past the NCAA tournament regional round into super regional play.

  • In spotlight, Pirates preach focus

    First-year East Carolina baseball coach Cliff Godwin said earlier this week that he was glad his team played well on ESPNU last Sunday — beating Houston 9-1 to win the American Athletic Conference tournament championship — but he also said that he knows the attention placed on college baseball nationwide is about to get amped up.

  • Regional capsule: ECU

    East CarolinaLocation: Greenville, N.C.Conference: American Athletic Conference.Mascot: Pirates.Record (last 10 games): 40-20 (9-1).RPI: No. 24.

  • Bitter rivals highlight ‘other game’

    CORAL GABLES, Fla. — Separated by nine miles, Miami and FIU are natural rivals.That is, they would be — if they ever played.

  • Regional capsule: Miami

    MiamiLocation: Coral Gables, Fla.Conference: Atlantic Coast Conference.Mascot: Hurricanes.Record (last 10 games): 44-14 (9-1). RPI: No. 1.

Reflector editorial cartoons

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

  • National Editorial: Wasted energy

    With one action, the U.S. Congress could reduce the nation’s trade deficit, grow U.S. jobs, increase revenue and assure more U.S. influence across the world.

  • Letter: Pass unified bond referendum

    It seems like the right time for the Greenville City Council to pass the full bond referendum.

  • Letter: Support, fund public education

    Pitt County is known for its strong public education systems — from East Carolina University to Pitt Community College and our K-12 programs.

  • Gannon: Bipartisan budget vote

    The strong, bipartisan vote in favor of the state House budget showed that the 120-member chamber is becoming at least slightly more moderate, that Republicans are yielding a little ground to Democrats and that Democrats are willing to go along as long as they are thrown a bone or two in the process.

  • Editorial: City bond worthy of support

    The Greenville City Council’s approval on Tuesday of a $15.85 million bond resolution for road improvements and enhancements is a prudent path to improving the city’s transportation infrastructure while interest rates remain low.

Clark: Duke's coal-ash fiasco

I should feel satisfied and hopeful that Duke Energy has now faced the music and agreed to make reparations for the disastrous coal-ash spill last year that sent tons of sooty waste into the Dan River.

  • Speller: Farmville’s first historical marker named for general

    Farmville will unveil and dedicate its first state highway historical marker Friday in honor of Gen. Allen Hal Turnage.

  • Peele: Classic coming to Ironwood

    The seventh annual Temple Golf Classic will be held June 18 at Ironwood Golf and Country Club. The event will tee off at 9 a.m.

  • Hudson: Reminders of the joys of life

    When my husband, Bill, saw the email that there were free tomato plants in the company break room, he stopped by to pick one up for us.

  • Rutledge: Honda mules, Anabaptist vans

    Shortly after we arrived at my parent’s house for a visit in 2004, my father asked my wife to walk with him to an area of the farm we affectionately call the pony lot.

  • Burns: The war on teen drinking

    The story we published in Sunday’s paper about a party bus transporting some intoxicated teens to a high school prom hopefully was a conversation starter for families with school-age children.

ECU moves ahead with Heritage Hall

The creation of a Heritage Hall at East Carolina is one step closer to becoming a reality now that a working group has established a series of open meetings to hammer out the details.

  • Ideas flow at river park meeting

    A potential park near the off-leash dog park in Greenville is continuing to evolve as the city gathers more public input.

  • ECBH to offer new model of care

    Pitt County’s behavioral health managed care provider will provide a new model of care in early childhood intervention in emotional and developmental health services for North Carolina’s vulnerable low-income population.

  • Children's telethon this weekend

    This weekend’s Celebration Broadcast for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals marks an exciting organizational milestone.

  • Summer recreation facilities to open

    With temperatures rising about 90, it is time for Greenville to begin cooling off.

  • Pirates peaking at proper time

    Since mid-April, East Carolina’s baseball team has ascended onto the national radar, culminating with last week’s American Athletic Conference tournament championship and a national ranking for the first time this season.

Crime: Domestic leads to charges

A juvenile shot at his mother’s boyfriend following a dispute at their home in Ayden on Wednesday night, the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office reported.

  • Motorcyclist dies after wreck

    A 35-year-old Greenville man died Friday from injuries suffered in a motorcycle wreck on Thomas Langston Road the previous night, the State Highway Patrol reported.

  • Crime: Man fires at juveniles

    A man exchanged gunfire with several juveniles who he caught tampering with his car, according to a Greenville Police Department release issued on Thursday.

  • Sheriff to auction vehicles today

    The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office will hold a small auction today to sell a pair of vehicles in its impound lot.

  • Crime: Lawn equipment stolen

    Pitt County Sheriff’s Office deputies are investigating an incident in which lawn equipment was stolen from a business west of Greenville.

  • Girlfriend says man fired shot at her

    Police arrested a Grimesland man on a charge he fired a shot at his girlfriend Tuesday night after she refused to get into his vehicle, the Greenville Police Department reported.

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