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Hot Dish: Tripps changes

Greenville’s Tripps Restaurant, 420 Red Banks Road, has closed for a makeover and, when the doors open again in November, it will be with a new concept: Kickback Jack’s.

  • Kolasa: Omega-3 fatty acids

    Q I am on a severe weight-loss diet, and it is working. I do not like fish. Therefore I am concerned about omega-3 intake.

  • How to make the best burger

    I’m not going to tell you how to dress your burger. I’m not going to tell you what sort of bun to put your burger on.

  • Dr. K: Studies link obesity and lack of sleep

    Q I recently saw a headline that said children who sleep less weigh more. Is that true? How much sleep should my preschooler and first-grader get each night?

  • Abby: Couple weighs reconciliation

    Dear Abby: Five years ago, my husband got drunk and physically attacked me in front of his family. It was horrible. I was in shock, and our relationship never recovered.

  • Pet Euthanasia

    Pets can become one of our closest companions, and time spent with your furry friend can build wonderful memories.

Pirates reshape offensive line

East Carolina football’s biggest preseason obstacle on offense could very likely turn the tables on its opposition.

  • Joseph ready to return

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Life is good for Linval Joseph. He is grateful he didn’t lose it.

  • UNC probing hazing report

    CHAPEL HILL — North Carolina is investigating a report of an alleged hazing altercation that left a walk-on receiver with a possible concussion.“We are aware of an incident involving members of the UNC football team that took place earlier this month,” team spokesman Kevin Best said in a statement Tuesday. “We take this allegation seriously, and the university is conducting a thorough review.”The statement was released in response to a Yahoo Sports report that stated the alleged hazing involved several players and resulted in redshirt freshman Jackson Boyer being injured.

  • Rivera: Webb staying on team

    CHARLOTTE — Joe Webb knew coming into training camp he’d need a break or two to make the Carolina Panthers roster.

  • Geared up for game week

    With the first official football practice of the season held on Sunday night and classes starting today at East Carolina University, there is little time left to wait for the Pirates’ season kickoff on Saturday night.

  • Murray overcomes cramps, Haase

    NEW YORK — Spinning in 70 mph second serves, grabbing at his hamstring during points, Andy Murray gritted his way through head-to-toe cramps to win at the U.S. Open.

Reflector editorial cartoons

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

  • Editorial: Approve alcohol in parks

    Although to some the prospect of allowing alcohol sales and consumption in city parks sounds like an inherently bad idea, the city’s proposal to do just that makes sense from the standpoint of sound economic management of city resources.

  • Letter: Avoid animal cruelty, state fair

    This year, I won’t be attending the North Carolina State Fair, after years of making memories there.

  • Letter: Mo. shooting prompts local rally

    Marvin C. Baldree (Aug. 22 Public Forum, “Compare Greenville to Ferguson) has sent out another one of his messages on his stand against changes — this time not about the first black president.

  • Williams: Blacks must confront reality

    Though racial discrimination exists, it is nowhere near the barrier it once was.

  • Editorial: Registration is win-win

    When a U.S. District Court Judge earlier this month declined to block further implementation of disputed provisions in North Carolina’s voting law changes, civil rights activists opposed to the changes said they would continue with lawsuits, and also seek justice somewhere else — the voting booth.

Storm: Flight leaves me feeling low

My sister probably was expecting a more sentimental greeting.

  • Speller: A time for reflection

    Nifty, shifty, thrifty, guess who’s 50? Yes, me, as of today. I join my high school classmates and some other friends at becoming half a century old.

  • Peele: GCC severs Brook Valley ties

    It’s official: Greenville Country Club is returning Brook Valley to its former owners as of Sept. 30.

  • Rutledge: Ask Atticus Finch

    A scientist talking through my car radio recently announced that humans use far more of their brains than the mythical 10 percent.

  • 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.

  • Clark: Striving to provide answers

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

Vidant plan stretches resources

The Vidant Health System network’s vision for quality patient care in 2015 and beyond will focus on what consumers and providers want, but will have fewer resources to achieve those goals, officials said.

  • City development to be discussed

    Greenville’s Bond Advisory Committee will be briefed on potential economic development opportunities for the city at its meeting today.

  • Heroes helping hero soldiers

    AYDEN — Iconic characters used to fighting villains rolled up their costumed sleeves Tuesday to help another kind of hero.

  • Alcohol proposal draws comment

    More than 20 people spoke out Monday on a proposal to allow limited sales, service and consumption of alcohol at some Greenville recreation and parks facilities.

  • Smooth start to school year

    Summer vacation officially ended Monday morning as school bells rang across Pitt County.

  • Vidant-Pungo decision delayed

    PLYMOUTH ­— The power will stay on, and the equipment will remain in place at Pungo Hospital — at least for now.

Four arrested in break-in, theft

The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office has arrested four people in the theft of property valued at $35,122 from a Greenville-area home.

  • Greenville police investigating shooting

     A man who was shot in the leg Tuesday night drove himself to the hospital, the Greenville Police Department reported.

  • Crime: Siblings attack with knives

    The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office was called to investigate two assaults involving knives and siblings on Monday, according to reports.

  • SHP report: Braking driver hit

    Damage totaled $6,000 on Friday after a driver who slowed to avoid a dog was rear-ended by another driver on Stokestown Road near Grifton, the State Highway Patrol reported.

  • Crime: Man arrested after assault

    A man barricaded himself in a house after assaulting a woman in Fountain on Sunday, the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office reported.

  • Police seek info in theft

    The Greenville Police Department on Monday released images of a man using a stolen debit card to gas up his vehicle.

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