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ECU run defense leads conference

Suddenly, East Carolina is the team the rest of the American Athletic Conference doesn’t want to see next on the schedule, and guys like Montese Overton aren’t helping to soothe the Pirates’ fear factor much.

  • Rampants, Vikes reach third round

    J.H. Rose found itself in an unusual position after two sets against Middle Creek in the second round of the state volleyball playoffs on Tuesday, but the match still ended in familiar fashion.

  • Giants take Game 1

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Madison Bumganer took a two-hit shutout into the seventh inning, Hunter Pence hit a two-run homer off James Shields in a three-run first and the San Francisco Giants beat the Kansas City Royals 7-1 in Tuesday night’s World Series opener.

  • Pistorius gets five years

    PRETORIA, South Africa — Oscar Pistorius was taken away in a police van with barred windows Tuesday to start serving a five-year prison sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

  • Hornets look to take next step

    CHARLOTTE — New name. New uniforms. And, most importantly, newfound confidence.

  • Manning focusing on fundamentals

    WINSTON-SALEM — When his Wake Forest players couldn’t get a defensive drill quite right, new coach Danny Manning made them do it again — and again.

Reflector editorial cartoons

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

Storm: One walk, three agendas

The crisp, bright blue days of October are ideal for walking. Yet sometimes, autumn jaunts become an exercise in frustration.

  • 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.

  • Peele: Bradford has board openings

    Bradford Creek Golf Course has two openings for its advisory board.

  • Burns: Spelling no day at beach

    An editor early in my newspaper career pegged my professional weakness.“Bobby Burns,” he exclaimed to a co-worker, “knows 10,000 words; can spell two of them.”I prove that just about every other week when I write this column.

  • Summers: Allen guides ECU again

    TAMPA, Fla.The running of the Bulls was nothing compared to the running of the Breon on Saturday night.

  • Clark: A look behind the curtain

    I found myself on the Internet this past week, not surfing but bobbing, looking for my mother and dad.

Thursday ECU game prompts changes

East Carolina’s football game on Thursday is expected to disrupt classes and university operations and alter normal weekday parking and traffic patterns on and near campus, officials said.

  • Hagan rails on Tillis at ECU

    U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan criticized opponent Thom Tillis’ stances on education during a campaign event with East Carolina University students and teachers on campus Wednesday.

  • Tillis seeks to end gridlock

    Electing a Republican majority to the U.S. Senate will move Congress out of the gridlock that has prevented any meaningful legislation from being passed, the Republican candidate for North Carolina’s seat said.

  • Different views in N.C. House race

    The race for the N.C. House District 8 gives voters some clear choices between two women — incumbent Susan Martin and challenger Bobi Gregory, both of Wilson — with different positions on common issues.

  • Bond committee narrowing scope

    The Greenville Bond Advisory Committee will consider several projects today as it begins to narrow the scope of a potential bond issue recommendation to the City Council.

  • Request addresses Dixon issue

    U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield has asked U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to review the circumstances of the firing of Faris Dixon by Pitt County District Attorney Kimberly Robb.

Man arrested, heroin seized

Narcotics officers made one arrest and seized heroin, guns and cash after a tip led to a traffic stop, officials reported Monday.

  • Swastika case continued

    A trial set Wednesday for two ECU students charged with painting a swastika on the door of an apartment where a Jewish girl lived was continued until January.

  • SHP Report: Three-vehicle wreck

    Five people were hurt in a three-vehicle wreck on N.C. 43 near D.H. Conley High School last week, the State Highway Patrol reported.

  • Man facing multiple drug charges

    A 70-year-old Greene County man is facing multiple drug charges and a $1 million bond after his arrest in Ayden on Friday, Ayden Police Chief Barry Stanley said.

  • Crime: Incidents at Copper Beech

    Greenville police are investigating a burglary and two thefts from homes in the Copper Beech apartment complex.

  • Arrest related to June assault

    A man arrested during an early-morning raid by the Greenville Police Department Emergency Response Team last week was wanted for charges related to an assault that occurred in June, according to reports.

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