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Hot Dish: Chipotle Mexican Grill opens

After much anticipation, Chipotle Mexican Grill has opened at 610 S.E. Greenville Blvd. It’s in a portion of the space formerly occupied by O’Charley’s, in front of PetSmart.

  • Kolasa: ‘Eat Right Now’ airing on ECU TV

    Q I have seen your program on ECU TV (Channel 99) a bunch of times.

  • Pimiento cheese renaissance

    Richmond, Va.Could it be that the cocktail and craft beer scenes are making the “caviar of the South” suddenly hip?They’re certainly trying.

  • Abby: Man is out of ex-wife’s control

    Dear Abby: Last year I found a bottle of Valtrex in my husband’s car. He had been taking the medicine for months.When I asked him about it, he lied.

  • Hax: Wish friend well, be there for her

    Q One of my best friends since childhood announced her engagement to her on-again-off-again, abusive, freeloading, alcoholic boyfriend.

  • Dr. K: Shingles vaccine not for everyone

    Q You’ve written about who should get the shingles vaccine, and why. Are there any groups of people who should not get the shingles vaccine?

Pirates spreading the wealth

Up-to-date rosters are more valuable than ever for those attending East Carolina football games this season.

  • Macy: Chemistry key for Pirates

    Near the end of the East Carolina women’s basketball team’s media event on Tuesday, first-year point guard Khadijah Ellison grabbed a microphone and acted like a reporter, asking questions of veteran teammates Shae Nelson, Tatiana Chapple and others.

  • Roundup: Rose, New Bern tie

    J.H. Rose and New Bern came into Tuesday’s boys’ soccer match without a loss in the 3-A/4-A Eastern Carolina Conference, and that hasn’t changed.

  • U.S. Ryder Cup system flawed

    GLENEAGLES, Scotland — Paul Azinger is not ruling out a return as Captain America in the Ryder Cup.But that’s not what America needs.

  • Lingering spotlight at ECU

    Moving up a spot in the national rankings this week despite sitting at home during last Saturday’s bye, the No. 22 East Carolina football team continued to be part of the national college football conversation on Monday.

  • Another Panther RB injured

    CHARLOTTE — Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams is “doubtful” for Sunday’s game against the Chicago Bears, the latest setback for Carolina’s rushing game.

Reflector editorial cartoons

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

  • Editorial: Teaching program positive

    When former Pitt County school superintendent Michael Priddy took over as chairman of the state’s Public School Forum earlier this year, he placed the gap between wealthy and poorer school districts at the top of the think tank’s agenda.

  • Letter: Rural Health plan important step

    The recently-proposed North Carolina Rural Health Action Plan is an important step for improving rural health outcomes.

  • Letter: Ward cares about public schools

    Brian Brown has no business representing Pitt County.

  • Letter: Pennsylvania pipelines can wait

    Our state’s power companies are seeking permission to build natural gas pipelines from Pennsylvania.

  • Williams: Willingness to defeat ISIL

    The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), sometimes called ISIS or IS, is a Sunni extremist group that follows al-Qaida’s anti-West ideology and sees a holy war against the West as a religious duty.

Clark: Pirates’ excellence rubs off

East Carolina’s football program has attracted major attention recently and especially this past week after its 70-41 win over the University of North Carolina’s Tar Heels ­— even though at least one national editor put the Pirates in the wrong state.

  • Grizzard: Living well best response

    I’m one of the fortunate few who gets to have her name in the paper pretty often without having to do anything all that impressive to get it there.

  • Rutledge: Duke goes to the goats

    Some non-natives have invaded the North Carolina coastline and are keeping beachfront property owners from enjoying their valuable views.

  • Speller: Benefit runs, walks

    Ahhhhh! Feel that? Autumn breezes are in the air. Autumn, or fall, begins Tuesday, and it’s my favorite season.

  • Summers: Purple skies over new era

    It’s a brand-new era. When dusk descended on Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium on Saturday evening, there was a small trickle of the record-setting crowd beginning to traverse the staircases and disappear into the coming night.

  • Storm: Tacky isn't edgy

    When I first saw the Kent State sweatshirt with what looked like blood spattered across its front, I thought it was some kind of a twisted, photoshopped fake.

Deadline hits sweepstakes cafes

Eight of 12 sweepstakes businesses put on notice by Greenville police remained open ahead of today’s deadline to remove illegal gaming software.

  • Country club carts off belongings

    As the Oct.1 deadline approached for returning Brook Valley Golf Club and its golf course to the property’s original owners, some of the club’s equipment and interior belongings were moved out Tuesday as the club’s current owner ceased operations.

  • Food processor celebrates opening

    A new use for an old product gave new life Tuesday to an old warehouse and a boost to the Farmville and Pitt County economies.

  • Winter is coming: Salt prices rise

    Across the country, the reward for shivering through last winter’s temperatures and record snowfall is drastic price increases for road salt — in some cases, five times as expensive as last season.

  • Suddenlink may drop channels

    CHARLOTTE — Missouri-based cable TV provider Suddenlink Communications said it plans to drop 24 channels owned by Viacom from its programming, affecting viewers in 16 states, including North Carolina.

  • School officials identify goals

    WINTERVILLE— Minds from all over the county converged to identify goals and create a vision for Pitt County Schools on Tuesday during the second strategic planning meeting in a series of three.

Fire at Burlington site

A fire engulfed two large dumpsters at the old Home Depot site on Monday and prompted construction workers to evacuate.

  • Crime: Robber steals phone

    A man with a gun robbed a person of a cellphone at an apartment parking lot near East Carolina University, police reported TuesdayThe robbery took place about 5:20 p.m. at Pirate Place Apartments on Charles Boulevard, Greenville Police Department spokeswoman Kristen Hunter said.

  • Highway Patrol: Vehicle hits ditch

    A single-car wreck on Stantonsburg Road near Farmville injured the driver on Sept. 24, the State Highway Patrol reported.

  • Robbery near ECU campus

    The Daily ReflectorAn armed robbery occurred Tuesday evening at an apartment complex near the ECU campus, according to an ECU alert.

  • Crime: $10,000 reported stolen

    Someone stole $10,000 in a break-in on Sunday at a business in Fountain, the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office reported.

  • Wrecks: Two hurt in crash

    Two people were injured in a three-vehicle wreck that caused $31,000 in damages, the Greenville Police Department reported.

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