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Parrott Academy yearbook receives award

Arendell Parrott Academy’s yearbook, “Patriot,” recently received a Gold Medal from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association for its 2014 publication.

Pirates look to build on start

With the dawn of the college football season’s second half upon him and his team, East Carolina head coach Ruffin McNeill on Monday continued to champion the family structure upon which the No. 18 Pirates are built.

  • Panthers looking for answers

    CHARLOTTE — Linebacker Thomas Davis takes little solace in the fact the Panthers are still alone in first place in the NFC South.

  • Williams gives Heels' offense spark

    CHAPEL HILL — Marquise Williams suddenly has North Carolina’s quarterback job to himself. And the Tar Heels’ offense is rolling.

  • World Series starts tonight

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Alex Gordon took a big rip at a batting-practice fastball, fouled it off badly into the cage, and ducked when the carom nearly hit him in the head.

  • Manning breaks Favre's TD mark

    Peyton Manning's receivers played keep-away with his milestone memento and the NFL's new leader in career touchdown passes toyed with the San Francisco 49ers in the Denver Broncos' emphatic 42-17 victory Sunday night.

  • Four SEC teams in top five; ECU at 18

    The Southeastern Conference has reached a new milestone in The Associated Press college football poll, becoming the first league to place four teams in the top five — all from the western division.

Reflector editorial cartoons

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

Storm: One walk, three agendas

The crisp, bright blue days of October are ideal for walking. Yet sometimes, autumn jaunts become an exercise in frustration.

  • Speller: Disease brings suffering

    A report last week said that a Texas college is denying admission to applicants from countries with confirmed Ebola cases, even though those nations have no known cases of the disease.

  • Peele: Bradford has board openings

    Bradford Creek Golf Course has two openings for its advisory board.

  • Burns: Spelling no day at beach

    An editor early in my newspaper career pegged my professional weakness.“Bobby Burns,” he exclaimed to a co-worker, “knows 10,000 words; can spell two of them.”I prove that just about every other week when I write this column.

  • Summers: Allen guides ECU again

    TAMPA, Fla.The running of the Bulls was nothing compared to the running of the Breon on Saturday night.

  • Clark: A look behind the curtain

    I found myself on the Internet this past week, not surfing but bobbing, looking for my mother and dad.

Trade stations fading away

A recent major oil company sale means Greenville-area motorists will begin to see new gas station signs replacing ones that have become quite familiar.

  • Care model focuses on outcomes

    Health care providers in eastern North Carolina gathered in Greenville on Monday afternoon to learn more about a new form of care that focuses on outcomes.

  • Rezoning requests approved

    Two rezoning requests from a Pactolus-area businessman unanimously were approved by the Pitt County Board of Commissioners on Monday even though one neighbor said he still had reservations about the change.

  • Lewis hopes to break barrier

    Breaking barriers is nothing new to Superior Court Judge Ola Lewis. She is asking North Carolina voters to help her break one more barrier.

  • Judicial candidates pay visit

    Judicial candidates Eric Levinson and John M. Tyson stopped by the Pitt County Courthouse on Monday to shake hands, meet as many people as they could and let people know they are running in statewide races for judicial seats.

  • U.S. House challengers undaunted

    Incumbents in the U.S. Congressional races for District 1 and District 3 have about 30 years of service collectively.

Man arrested, heroin seized

Narcotics officers made one arrest and seized heroin, guns and cash after a tip led to a traffic stop, officials reported Monday.

  • Man in wreck was ranger, Marine

    A local man who died after a motorcycle wreck Sunday was an assistant forest ranger in Pitt County described by his mother as a fun, loving and hard-working person.

  • Crime: 75-year-old man robbed

    A 75-year-old trying to give a man some money was robbed by the man on Sunday morning, the Greenville Police Department reported.

  • Crime: Tarboro man arrested

    The Greenville Police Department sent its emergency response team to make an arrest on Friday.

  • Wreck report: Driver hits church

    A man who was speeding in a rental car drove into a church on Wednesday after he ran over a curb and struck the church sign, the Greenville Police Department reported.

  • Crime: Doctor shopping arrest

    The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office completed a three-month investigation Friday of a woman obtaining narcotics prescriptions from multiple health care providers.

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