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Dancer returns for holiday classic

Carolina Ballet’s Reigner Bethune spent weeks this fall as a visiting artist in Wilmington and Virginia.

  • Program designed with kids in mind

    At this weekend’s benefit for Toys for Tots, the donations are not the only things that are for the children.

  • Smiles and Frowns a family tradition

    For one family, being a part of the Smiles and Frowns Playhouse has become a tradition.

  • Go! Guide Nov. 21

    Fun stuff coming up in the Greenville area:

  • Arts Datebook Nov. 21

    Events and activities coming up in the Greenville-area arts scene:

  • After hours Nov. 21

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

Pirates win game, lose forward

Marshall Guilmette made it to East Carolina’s fifth game last season before an injury sidelined him.The 6-foot-10 forward was not able to make it to Game 3 this year.

  • Powell powers Rampants’ attack

    Maybe it’s the shoes. In the immediate aftermath of Cornell Powell’s six-touchdown performance last Friday in a 4-A state playoff victory over New Hanover, Powell had a difficult time piecing together the words and thoughts to explain what had just happened.

  • Pirates look to turn up pressure

    The East Carolina football team has had plenty of time to think about what happened two Thursdays ago in Cincinnati, and the Pirates are primed for a reaction.

  • Williams, Heels rout Duke

    DURHAM — Marquise Williams threw for two touchdowns and rushed for two more, and North Carolina beat No. 25 Duke 45-20 on Thursday night.

  • Anya sets Wolfpack record

    RALEIGH — BeeJay Anya set a school record with 10 blocked shots to help North Carolina State beat Jacksonville 79-43 on Thursday night.

  • Union appeals Peterson suspension

    The NFL players’ union on Thursday appealed the league’s suspension of Adrian Peterson and demanded an independent, neutral arbitrator hears the case.

Reflector editorial cartoons

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

  • National Editorial: Food fillers

    If your breakfast this morning came out of a box, odds are that “natural and artificial flavors” were part of the experience.

  • Letter: Veterans deserve more

    What there was of the Veterans Day Parade on Nov. 11 was nice and appreciated. A young girl came to my husband (he is retired) and thanked him for his service.

  • Letter: Development rules city

    The acceptance by Assistant City Manager Christopher Padgett of Greenville Utitlities Commission’s chief administrative officer position should not be a surprise to those who follow city government.

  • Editorial: Gym update overdue

    When the City Council voted last week to move forward with plans to renovate South Greenville Recreation Center, it set in motion a long-overdue project that will improve one of the city’s most important parks facilities.

  • Letter: Rate Tillis on what he does

    In response to P.A. Woodward’s letter (Public Forum, Noc. 17) regarding whether Thom Tillis will be a great senator or not based on his stance on obamacare: Even the Democrats admit that the law is filled with flaws that need to be fixed, i.e., the 29-hour work week, medical device tax, etc.

Peele: Stewart adds to trophy list

Dr. Angela Stewart added another trophy to her growing list of titles, capturing the annual Jenni K Jewelry Women’s Championships held at Ironwood recently.

  • Speller: Holiday full of family, friends

    A co-worker recently commented that Thanksgiving isn’t the holiday for women because of all the work it takes to prepare and cook for it.

  • Storm: Letting things go

    There was a time when I took a lot of pleasure in collecting DVDs, I kept of running list of the release dates of my favorite films and flipped through store fliers to see who was selling them at the best price.

  • Hudson: Fall speaks to Southerners

    Southerners love fall.A smart man by the name of James Farmer said, “Fall is a Southerner’s reward for surviving summer.” I agree.

  • Summers: Big guns too much

    Gunner may as well have been named Destroyer on Thursday night in Paul Brown Stadium.

  • Rutledge: Life in stereo

    My parents gave me a stereo for Christmas in 1973, the same year the Eagles released their seminal album “Desperado.

Classroom visits offer insights

About 10 community leaders stepped back into high school classrooms this week, many for the first time since graduating, to see up close how public schools operate and to learn more about teachers’ roles.

  • ECU board OKs tuition hike

    East Carolina University trustees approved 5 percent tuition increase and a 3 percent fee increase for the next fiscal year, with more increases coming.

  • GCC: Changes to bolster finances

    Greenville Country Club is taking steps to shore up its financial foundation, but faces challenges to remain viable in 2015, members learned Wednesday night at a membership meeting.

  • Forum discusses animal control

    Pitt County Animal Services held the second of two forums on the operations and initiatives of the department Wednesday to better educate the public on care and control of animals in the area.

  • ECU pursues suit over scholarship

    The East Carolina University Foundation will get another chance to prove that an ECU alumna planned to donate more than $1 million for a scholarship fund.

  • GUC: Good year for revenues

    The Greenville Utilities Commission annual audit report provided for the board Thursday showed an “all around good year” for the utility’s revenues, officials said.

Update: Fiance charged in death

A 25-year-old woman died Friday after she was stabbed at her apartment on Whitebridge Drive, and her fiance has been charged with murder.

  • Man shot at 33 East

    Officers on Thursday were investigating a shooting that wounded a man at the 33 East student housing complex, the Greenville Police Department reported.

  • Crime: Fights over liquor, crack

    A man suffered cuts on both arms and his neck early Wednesday after starting a fight with another man for drinking his liquor, the Greenville Police Department reported.

  • Fire-Rescue responds to dorm

    Odor from a plastic cup melted in microwave and distributed by the heating and air conditioning system prompted a fire alarm and evacuation at an East Carolina University dormitory Thursday, officials reported.

  • Crime: Electronic stolen in break-in

    Police are investigating a break-in where property valued at $1,625 was stolen, the Greenville Police Department reported.

  • Woman charged with biting officer

    Police arrested a mother Monday on a charge she bit an officer trying to arrest her son after a younger child was found alone on a busy street.

Bless your heart
Bless your heart

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