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VIDEO PETS: Pets available for adoption, Dec. 28

Meet Titus, the Reflector pet of the week! He's a 10-month-old Pit Bull and Retriever mix that is looking for a home. He can be adopted from the Pitt County Animal Shelter.

  • Abby: Lonely soldier must reach out

    Dear Abby: I am a soldier in Afghanistan who is single with few friends, if you would even call them that. We work 24/7. No days off, no breaks.

  • PCS students share holiday cards

    Students in Pitt County Schools shared their artistic gifts again this year during the school superintendent's annual holiday greeting card contest.

  • Meeting place Dec. 21

    Meeting times, dates and places for area social, civic and community groups. Due to the Christmas holiday, some groups may have altered their meeting schedules.

  • Pets for adoption

    Animal ShelterThe Pitt County Animal Shelter’s featured Pet of the Week is Helga, a large, adult female black Labrador retriever mix.

  • Lost and found, pet news

    FundraiserShoppers can give a gift to the Humane Society of Eastern Carolina this year by paying to have their gifts wrapped at the Greenville Mall.

FSU's Winston cleared

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston was cleared of the accusations he faced at a student code of conduct hearing involving an alleged sexual assault two years ago, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press on Sunday.

  • Pirates face winless Rattlers

    East Carolina can temporarily forget its problems on the road because the Pirates are officially home for the holidays.

  • Panthers in prime position

    CHARLOTTE — The Carolina Panthers never quit on the season, and now they have a chance to repeat as NFC South champions.

  • ECU's Presley paying dividends

    The football life of Fred Presley has changed exponentially in the last four months, but he isn’t all that surprised.

  • Pirates win in return

    The East Carolina women’s basketball team secured a perfect non-conference home record for the regular season on Saturday.

  • Panthers, Vikes in title game

    Monday’s Pitt County girls’ basketball holiday tournament final will match an undefeated team against last year’s tournament champion.

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: Expand Medicaid

    The Republican governor is no big fan of President Obama and opposes Obamacare.

  • Letter: ECU defenders' costly mistake

    This letter is in reference to the sports article in the Dec. 15 Daily Reflector titled “Lesson learned.” When I was playing high school football as a defensive back 12 years ago, our team’s coach and defensive coordinator constantly told us defensive backs to “never, never, never” let the opposing team’s receiver get behind you.

  • Letter: GOP budget bill harmful

    It is clear now. We did not have to wait long to discover what the Republicans would do with their new sense of power.

  • Dionne: Hear the duck roar

    Politics in a democracy is a team sport that leans heavily on individual high performers.

  • Editorial: Dental care cuts wasteful

    Recent news articles and commentaries in The Daily Reflector illustrate wonderful work being done to provide more dental care locally and across the state.

Clark: Gifts beyond measure

Last weekend I went to a local store and bought a large holiday redbird, imbedded with lights and with a jaunty beak and elf hat.

  • Speller: Tips to fight the blues

    I could be a bit slimmer, have less gray hair and definitely have more money, but the truth of the matter is I’m very fortunate.

  • Rutledge: Cursed plastic toilet seats

    To the list of good old American craftsmanship that has gone down the toilet, add that which once went into the making of toilet seats.

  • Burns: Another day, more wrecks

    I usually leave work late enough to avoid the nightly traffic backup between The Daily Reflector offices north of the river and my house in Greenville.

  • Storm: The allure of Christmas

    When I was growing up, there were few things more agonizing than waiting for Christmas to arrive.

  • Peele: Brook Valley owner profiled

    The new owner of Brook Valley Country Club, John McConnell, has been profiled in the winter issue of Carolinas Golf, the official publication of the Carolinas Golf Association.

Charity gives gifts to sick children

When it comes to busy holiday gift delivery schedules, Santa has nothing on 13-year-old Katie Greene of Weddington.

  • Expanded shelter taking shape

    The roof trusses on the new Greenville Community Shelters building are expected to go up before the year ends.

  • McDonald's watch keeps ticking

    If anything is constant, it is time. Lina Hamilton is a witness of that.

  • Finding JOY in serving others

    A Greenville woman has lead the effort to nourish the bodies and souls of the community’s poor for 20 years.

  • Public course teeing up options

    With turmoil among local country clubs — specifically Greenville Country Club facing insurmountable financial challenges and closing by the end of the year — Bradford Creek, the city’s public course, is hoping to continue attracting more golfers.

  • ECU Notes: Bookstore makes donation

    A T-shirt sale and promotion at East Carolina University raised more than $5,000 in November for a scholarship fund that honors JP Thompson, an ECU graduate who was killed in Afghanistan in 2010.

DWI report: Man faces charges

A 29-year-old man was charged with driving while impaired as well as child abuse after he allegedly drove while under the influence of alcohol with his 4-year-old daughter in the vehicle.

  • Crime: Three shot at nightclub

    Three men were shot at a nightclub where a woman also was assaulted early Sunday morning, the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office reported.

  • Wrecks: Two hurt in crash

    A driver who attempted to make a turn in front of a vehicle with the right of way caused a three-vehicle wreck on Tuesday that caused $24,000 damage and left two people injured, the Greenville Police Department reported.

  • Six arrested in two robberies

    The Greenville Police Department announced late Sunday it had arrested six people in two armed robberies in the early- morning hours.

  • Three shot at nightclub

    Three men were shot  at a nightclub where a woman also was assaulted early Sunday morning, the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office reported.

  • Pitt County Grand Jury

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