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Abby: Wedding invitations don’t need to include everyone at work

Dear Abby: I teach at a fairly small school. My grade-level teaching team consists of five teachers who work closely together.During the last school year, one of my team members got engaged.

  • Kid Stuff Calendar March 3

    Kid-friendly events and activities coming up in the Greenville area:  

  • Report card events March 3

    Important dates coming up at area schools and photos of events, activities and student achievements.    

  • School Menu March 3

     Lunch menu for Pitt County Schools through Monday.  

  • Pet Misbehavior

    There are many ways your pet may misbehave, but obsession compulsion, separation anxiety and phobias can really cause problems for pets and their owners.

  • Abby: Woman misses affection

    Dear Abby: My fiance, “Bubba,” and I have a small disagreement that I would love your take on.

Four of six county teams win

FARMVILLE—After playing each other three times already this season, the boys’ basketball teams from Farmville Central and North Pitt knew each other all too well heading into their heavyweight fight Monday night, and it lived up to the hype.

  • Seniors shine in ECU win

    East Carolina spent much of the 2011-12 women’s basketball season mired in a 14-game losing streak, a setback after ECU went 16-15 in coach Heather Macy’s first season.

  • Pirates battle ’Pack

    Cliff Godwin has a very fond memory of his playing days against N.C. State, hitting a home run against the Wolfpack during his last at-bat at Harrington Field as a senior at ECU in 2001.

  • Harrington wins Honda

    PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Whether he was piling up majors or playing so poorly that he lost his PGA Tour card, Padraig Harrington never wavered from one goal in golf.

  • UK stays No. 1

    The stability of The Associated Press Top 25 these past several weeks blew up during a tumultuous week of big victories and upsets.

  • NASCAR races away from Atlanta

    CHARLOTTE — NASCAR did not have its finest weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway, where the follow-up to the Daytona 500 began with the theft of a race car and a parked SUV rolling into Denny Hamlin’s motorhome.

Reflector editorial cartoons

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

  • Editorial: Voice 10th Street concerns

    The North Carolina Department of Transportation and Greenville City Council will conduct a public forum at City Hall on Thursday from 5-7 p.m. regarding the state’s plans for upgrading 10th Street.

  • Letter: Public boards serve taxpayers

    ‘‘A good board can’t make a company, but a bad one will inevitably kill it,” wrote Jean-Louis Gassée attributing the phrase to Barry Weinman.

  • Letter: No ISIS without 'Bush war'

    They’re at it again. They’re still at it.

  • Gannon: Incentives face tough trek

    If history is a guide, the economic incentives package that begins a trek through the General Assembly this week won’t face an easy path.

  • N.C. Editorial: Free-speech fight

    Steve Cooksey was in bad shape. He was overweight and newly diagnosed with diabetes in 2009. So he did something about it, in dramatic fashion.

Clark: 'Whoop' for awards night

As memory serves it was late 1990 or early 1991 when I attended my first state press association awards ceremony as editor of The Daily Reflector.

  • Speller: Hair culture demands respect

    Kinky, curly, wavy and even nappy are words often used to describe black women’s hair that is “natural” or without any chemical straighteners.

  • Rutledge: Watch what you say

    It feels bad when a kid breaks something of Dad’s. Dad gets mad, the kid feels bad, and everybody’s sad. I think I could write a Dr.

  • Burns: All relative in family, tech

    One of our loyal readers called Friday because he could not get his e-edition to work.

  • Storm: Southeners know snow

    The thought of Southerners driving in the snow makes many Northerners chuckle.

  • Rutledge: What polar vortex?

    When Northern people start complaining about the cold, Southern people get nervous.

School officials seek budget increase

Pitt County Schools officials are planning to request more than a $1 million increase for next year’s budget, including a supplement increase for teachers.

  • McCrory pledges support for Brody

    Gov. Pat McCrory announced during a Monday visit to East Carolina University that he will include $8 million each of the next two years of his state budget, expected this week, to stabilize the Brody School of Medicine.

  • Event looks beyond criminal record

    WINTERVILLE — Having a criminal record can put up a barrier that makes it difficult to escape a vicious cycle, but an event at Pitt Community College worked to help participants navigate the system and provide resources to fight consistent unemployment.

  • County retains its bond rating

    Pitt County secured better-than-expected savings when it refinanced several bonds thanks to the reaffirmation of its AA bond rating, the Board of Commissioners learned during its Monday meeting.

  • $1.75 million grant goes to ECU, PCC

    East Carolina University and Pitt Community College are sharing a $1.75 million grant to create a biomanufacturing and pharmaceuticals training facility, according to a Monday announcement by the Pitt County Development Commission.

  • Youth take center stage at awards

    Youth took the stage at the Greenville Human Relations Council’s 43rd annual award ceremony and reception Saturday at the Hilton Greenville.

Man accused of robbery arrested

Police arrested a Greenville man who implied he had a weapon and stole his friend’s wallet and phone, the Greenville Police Department reported.

  • Shoe prints lead to arrest

    A man’s shoe impressions at the scene of a break-in on Sunday at a convenience store led to his arrest, the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office reported.

  • GPD Wrecks: Four hurt in crash

    Four people were injured on Monday when a man driving with his license revoked turned in front of another vehicle on Memorial Drive, the Greenville Police Department reported.

  • Family member steals from vehicle

    A family member broke into a vehicle and stole cash and other items valued at $5,540, the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office reported.

  • ECU student robbed

    A strong armed robbery occurred on Sunday in a parking lot at East Carolina University, according to an alert.

  • Murder trial starts next week

    A suspect in a 2012 triple homicide in Farmville is scheduled to go on trial in Edgecombe County next week for the robbery and murder of a Princeville couple.


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