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Nifong earns Eagle Scout Award

Timothy Nifong of Greenville has received the Eagle Scout Award, the highest award in Boy Scouting. Timothy has been involved in Boy Scouts since 2003.

  • Local students attend 4-H Electric Congress

    Pitt County 4-H delegates recently attended the 68th annual 4-H Electric Congress at the University of North Carolina Wilmington.

  • School menu Oct. 6

    Todaypork rib sandwich, tacos, California blend vegetables with cheese, pinto beans, pearsWednesdaybaked chicken nuggets, garlic breadstick, cheeseburger, corn, romaine salad, yellow bell peppers, pineapple tidbitsThursdaymacaroni and cheese, roll, hot dog, broccoli bites with dip, herb-roasted potatoes, applesauceFridaybaked mini corn dogs, baked fish nuggets, hushpuppies, steamed cabbage, sweet potato waffle fries, peachesMondayrotisserie chicken, roll, pizza, mashed potatoes romaine salad, fruit mix

  • Report card events Oct. 6

    Pitt County SchoolsReport cards are scheduled to be issued Monday for high school students.The first early-release day of the school year is scheduled for Oct. 13.

  • Weingartz earns Girl Scout Gold Award

    Ashley Weingartz of Greenville recently earned the Girl Scout Gold Award, which is the highest achievement in Girl Scouting.

  • Abby: Grandson alarms grandma’s friend

    Dear Abby: I have a friend whose 11-year-old grandson stays overnight with her sometimes on the weekends.

Tyson inspired by family loss

Sources of inspiration are everywhere for B.J. Tyson.His East Carolina basketball coaches and teammates push him to get better on a daily basis.

  • Baseball schedule released

    East Carolina will once again play a baseball schedule filled with home games and contests against NCAA tournament teams from the previous campaign.

  • Cougars coach ‘confused’ by rankings

    Football Bowl Subdivision teams not in Power Five conferences are gathered together into the Group of Five.

  • McNeill notes defensive improvement

    Third downs became a nightmare for the Mustangs of SMU on Saturday as East Carolina sent blitz after blitz at them in a 49-23 win.

  • Fryer: Harvick advances with potential

    CHARLOTTE — No one would have blamed a championship contender for getting just a little bit excited when Kevin Harvick wrecked during the opening race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup.

  • Summers: A man for all seasons

    DALLASThis time, it happened on dry land.

Reflector editorial cartoons

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

  • Editorial: Message good for police, public

    A Christian-based seminar in Farmville last weekend was for law enforcement officers and their families.

  • Letter: Discuss Boardman's input

    I applaud The Daily Reflector’s notice of the District 4 candidate Terry Boardman’s run for City Council and his injection of “trust into Greenville election.

  • Letter: Study candidates, vote

    The start of early voting begins soon and each voter needs to know or decide who they want leading our city.

  • Letter: Taking guns not the answer

    Only a few hours after a shooting in Oregon, President Obama asserts his idea that keeping guns away from law-abiding citizens is the answer to this common occuring problem as he sees it.

  • Gannon: Session tweets

    If you follow the N.C. General Assembly and aren’t on Twitter, you should be.

Summers: A man for all seasons

DALLASThis time, it happened on dry land.

  • Burns: Debates, voter resources

    Voting for the municipal elections in Pitt County begins in just a little more than two weeks, and The Daily Reflector has several resources to learn about the candidates and issues.

  • Clark: The paper will surprise you

    For a time in Greenville, S.C., during the 1980s, I would finish my copy editing shift in the newsroom and head down to the loading dock in back of the plant.

  • Peele: Va. golfers play through rain

    Could it be that the area around Greenville has become a golfing mecca?

  • Rutledge: Who hairs?

    Feminine hair-care products should come with a warning label: “Not intended for middle-aged men trying to regain lost youth.

  • Speller: Autumn benefit walks, runs

    The Pitt County Fair last week ushered in cooler temperatures and my favorite season, autumn.

Challenge: See best in others

None of the students at Hope Middle School were alive when Rachel Scott was killed in a shooting at Columbine High School in Colorado.

  • Council OKs property sale

    The Greenville City Council unanimously approved selling a piece of its property so a developer can relocate a fraternity, making way for a new $54 million student housing development downtown.

  • Director: Animal shelter expansion not needed

    An expansion of the Pitt County Animal Shelter’s holding facilities is not needed because fewer animals are being held in the facility, Animal Services Director Michele Whaley said.

  • Newspapers 'part of community'

    The 75th National Newspaper Week continues through Saturday, and readers are talking about why the newspaper is important to them to help The Daily Reflector celebrate.

  • Board hears updates on media centers

    The Pitt County Board of Education heard an update on media center renovations and plans for a science-based summer camp at its meeting Monday night.

  • Experts: Economy ready to soar

    The U.S. economy is poised to skyrocket beginning next year but it depends on the leadership in place, a panel of economics professors said during Monday’s symposium in Greenville on the state of the U.S. economy.

Man gets prison for habitual DWI

A 35-year-old man on Monday was sentenced to 28-43 months in prison for habitual driving while impaired.

  • Crime: Felon charged in shooting

    A felon who allegedly shot at his girlfriend and their 2-year-old child on Saturday at their home in Simpson faces multiple charges, the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office reported.

  • Crime: Felon charged in shooting

    A felon who allegedly shot at his girlfriend and their 2-year-old child on Saturday at their home in Simpson faces multiple charges, the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office reported.

  • GPD Wrecks: Two hurt on Charles

    A woman who failed to yield while making a right turn on Sept. 28 caused a three-vehicle wreck that seriously injured her and another person, the Greenville Police Department reported.

  • DWI: Man asleep at the wheel

    A man found asleep at the wheel of his running car was among 11 people charged with impaired driving recently in Pitt County, according to court records and law enforcement reports.

  • Pitt County Grand Jury

    The following people were indicted on felony charges on Sept. 28 by a Pitt County grand jury. All information, including addresses, is from court records.

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