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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.I am married, and my husband and I are expecting our first child.

  • 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.

  • Pets for adoption

    Pets available for adoption through area shelters and animal rescue organizations:

  • Lost and Found, pet news

    Lost and found pets and news from area shelters and animal rescue organizations:

  • Meeting place April 26

    Meeting times, dates and places for area social, civic and community groups:

  • Go! Guide May

    TodayHistoric walking tourPitt County historian Roger Kammerer will conduct a free walking tour today of downtown Greenville, sponsored by the Pitt County Historical Society.

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.

  • Kurt Busch dominates Richmond

    RICHMOND, Va. — Kurt Busch has spent time this year in a Delaware courtroom, then on NASCAR’s sidelines as he served a three-race suspension for an alleged domestic assault on a former girlfriend.

  • NCAA transfer rules a priority

    INDIANAPOLIS — Kevin Lennon is putting transfer rule changes near the top of his priority list.

  • All-County Girls Hoops Selections

    The Daily Reflector's All-County Girls' Basketball Selections:

  • All-County Boys Hoops Selections

    The Daily Reflector's All-County Boys Basketball Selections:

Reflector editorial cartoons

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

  • 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.

  • Brown: Make black lives matter

    Hezekiah Brown is a resident of Elizabeth City. This column was originally published in The Daily Advance.

  • Dionne: Threat to democracy

    The world’s democracies, perhaps especially our own, face a peculiar set of contradictions that are undermining faith in public endeavor and unraveling old loyalties.

  • Editorial: Fund greenway

    When the Greenville City Council unanimously agreed last month on a potential $13.85 million bond for road improvements and enhancements, the measure included $750,000 for the Eastside Greenway project.

  • Letter: Civitans form Winterville club

    Civitans International is actively involved throughout North Carolina and the world.

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.

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.

  • N.C. misses cut for Volvo plant

    ROCKY MOUNT — North Carolina appears to have missed out on landing another major automobile plant.

  • Ross completes 1,127-mile bike ride

    A Greenville orthodontist was all smiles Sunday after he completed a 1,127-mile bike ride in less than four days. Dr.

  • Rate drop could come in August

    Greenville Utilities electric rates will drop in August if the planned sale of generating assets to Duke Energy Progress is completed by June 30, said the local utilities leader.

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.

  • 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.

  • Murderous gang tale has Greenville tie

    A Greenville man was among 12 alleged Bloods gang members arrested under a federal indictment this week charging them in a conspiracy to kill the owners of a mattress store near Charlotte and other crimes.

  • Crime: Gold jewelry stolen

    The Greenville Police Department is investigating the theft of thousands of dollars worth of gold jewelry from a woman’s home.

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