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Art behind the scenes

Curious art enthusiasts have been able to get a behind-the-scenes peek at where the magic happens for four years now, thanks to the annual Artist Studio Tour.

  • Go! Guide Oct. 31

    Fun stuff coming up in the Greenville area:

  • After hours Oct. 31

    Live music performances and entertainment at area night clubs and other venues:

  • Arts datebook Oct. 31

    Upcoming events in the Greenville area arts community:

  • A creepy Gyllenhaal is on the prowl

    The most frightening thing about Jake Gyllenhaal in “Nightcrawler” — even more than those sallow, sunken cheeks, those googly eyes, and that unkempt hair tied into a greasy bun — is his smile.

  • Movie Capsules Oct. 31

    Capsules of movies playing at local theaters. New releases are indicated with an asterisk.

Pratt is a special teams ace

Every football team every year has one. This year for No. 21 East Carolina, that one is Dayon Pratt.

  • Wright clutch for Chargers

    Jake Wright likes to play in the close games, like earlier this season in a seven-point victory over rival North Pitt and even in a one-point loss to Southern Nash.

  • UConn leads poll; ECU 3rd

    NEW YORK — Despite being a league newcomer, East Carolina was picked third in the American Athletic Conference women’s basketball preseason poll released Thursday.

  • SF dynasty talk heats up

    SAN FRANCISCO — Bruce Bochy is crazy superstitious. It’s a little-known fact about the unflappable San Francisco Giants manager.

  • Duke-Pitt headlines ACC slate

    A look at things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference during Week 10 of the season:GAME OF THE WEEK: No. 24 Duke at Pittsburgh.

  • QB rivalry began in obscurity

    DENVER — The greatest quarterback rivalry in NFL history began quietly with plenty of empty seats on a cloudy, cool and windy afternoon at Foxboro Stadium on Sept. 30, 2001.

Reflector editorial cartoons

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

  • National Editorial: Cuba embargo

    In October of 1960, the United States imposed an embargo on exports to Cuba covering all commodities except medical supplies and certain food products.

  • Letter: Gun ban sends wrong message

    A former Chapel Hill police officer wrote approvingly of Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler’s violation of state law and the constitutional rights of North Carolinians by prohibiting lawful carry at the N.C. State Fair.

  • Letter: Veterans not being cared for

    I’m 80 years old and just out of the hospital, followed by two weeks in rehab.

  • Gannon: Campaign finance

    With just a few days remaining before Election Day, voters have little chance of learning exactly how General Assembly candidates spent their campaign cash or who gave it to them.

  • Editorial: UNC scandal, legacy

    The academic scandal involving student athletes at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill should be inspiring a wave of recognition among other universities that the economic culture within college athletics must change.

Clark: UNC must look to its students

A single paragraph stood out from the 130-plus page report presented last week detailing the athletic-academic scandal at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

  • Burns: Meaning for teens’ deaths

    The despair that drives young people to end their lives is never far away.

  • Grizzard: Steele tops list

    At age 85, Barbara Walters announced last week that although she has retired, she has not said goodbye to celebrity interviews.

  • Rutledge: Itching to go camping?

    I went camping, kayaking and fishing last week with my friend Paul Lockhart. Paul caught 100 percent more fish that I did. He hauled in two and I caught one.

  • Summers: No need to defend win

    Don’t defend the win.In a postgame locker room filled with East Carolina football players who for the second time in as many games fused into a singular driving force when it counted most, head coach Ruffin McNeill told his team to shun any notion that it hadn’t won by enough.

  • 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.

Halloween: Fun but dangerous

Here’s a scary Halloween fact: More children are killed in pedestrian accidents on Oct. 31 than any other day of the year.

  • More events on Halloween

    Happy Halloween! In addition to trick or treating in area neighborhoods, here are some of the events planned tonight.

  • TRIO celebrates 50 years

    A federal program that provides support for at-risk populations to attend college celebrated its 50th anniversary by recognizing some of the people who were able to achieve their goals through it.

  • Burlington store opens

    Shoppers in the growing big-box retail district on South Memorial Drive now have a new addition to the list of stores they can visit.

  • Expect a chilly Halloween, weekend

    A cold front that came through Thursday will cool off Halloween tonight, and another front on the way may make the weekend even colder, the National Weather Service reported.

  • Tillis stops to boost early voting

    Republican U.S. Senate candidate Thom Tillis on Thursday urged his supporters to take advantage of early voting during a visit to Pitt County Republican Party headquarters in Greenville.

Info sought on missing man

The Greenville Police Department is seeking assistance to find a man with medical issues who has been missing since SaturdayGerald Kosztur, 53, last seen was Saturday night at his home on Price Drive, the department reported Wednesday afternoon.

  • Crime: Man sitting in car robbed

    A man who was counting money in his car was robbed by a suspect who he said grabbed the cash and ran, the Greenville Police Department reported.

  • Drug drop box at police station

    The Greenville Police Department has placed a drop box in the lobby of its headquarters for residence to dispose of unwanted and expired medications.

  • PCC gas leak prompts evacuations

    Pitt Community College is operating normally after a gas line leak led to a 25-minute evacuation of two buildings late this afternoon.

  • Fire displaces family; dog killed

    A dog died and a family was displaced after an early Thursday morning fire at an apartment near the convention center, Greenville Fire-Rescue reported.

  • DA: Ethnic accusation not pursued

    Ethnic intimidation was not considered as a factor in the case against the suspect in last year’s Walmart shooting spree because he pleaded guilty to all charges against him, the prosecutor said Tuesday.

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