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Rosemond: Parents who mean business

Q Why is it that no consequence seems to work for long, if at all, with my very strong-willed 7-year-old daughter?

  • Ready for Boston

    Every one of the 27,000 people expected to participate in this year’s Boston Marathon has a reason for making the 26-mile, 385-yard trek.

  • Grizzard: Defining the best jobs

    Here’s a news flash: In a stunning upset, newspaper reporter has reclaimed the title of worst job of the year.

  • Pets for adoption

    Pets available for adoption through area shelters and animal rescue organizations:Animal ShelterThe Pitt County Animal Shelter’s featured Pet of the Week is Eugene, a large, young male American Shaffordshire terrier mix.

  • Lost and found, pet news

    Lost and foundLOST: white Chihuahua with brown spots, Falkland, 902-1731; blue and white 4-month-old male pit bull mix, black collar, Barrus Construction Road, 521-2271; male cat, gray with brown stripes, “Charlie,” Tuckahoe. 18 pounds, 910-603-2548; blue nose pit bull, neutered, collar with tags (wrong number), 8 months old, “Tucker,” First and Elm streets, 919-862-7343 or 902-1731; neutered black, white and brown Linx cat, may look tortoiseshell, Brick Kiln Road, 341-8038 or 902-1731; large gray dog, hot pink collar, White Oak Creek subdivision, 902-1731; male black and white cat, “Midnight,” from Spring Forest Road, 347-5144 or 714-8276; black and tan female Rottweiler, “Daisy,” Shepard Mill Road, 714-1018 or 902-1731; large neutered, 70-pound mixed breed dog, black with brindle legs and white chest and a spayed mixed-breed dog, white with tan patches, 902-1731; orange and red Akita female puppy, Bedford subdivision, “Big Pup,” 902-1731; black Lab-pit bull mix, “Blackberry,” Raymond Harris Road, 746-2657 or 902-1731; neutered brown tabby with tan chest and front left leg, “Roo,” Cherry Oaks subdivision, 917-2778 or 321-8839.

  • Can you rock a jumpsuit?

    NEW YORK — Awards nights are usually reserved for showstopping gowns, but it one swoop, Robin Wright resisted the norm in a backless Ralph Lauren custom jumpsuit done in ivory as a contemporary take on the lady tuxedo.

Benkert helps ECU to two TDs

The Purple-Gold game at East Carolina on Saturday was quick and routine just like head coach Ruffin McNeill promised it would be, but it popped with moments of promise on both sides of the ball while it lasted.

  • Pirates drop Game 2

    East Carolina played another 7-3 baseball game with Connecticut, but this time the Pirates were not on the winning side.

  • Peele: Golf Classic in June

    The Boys and Girls Clubs of the Coastal Plain will hold the seventh annual Golf Classic at Greenville Country Club on June 4.

  • Oilers win draft lottery

    The Edmonton Oilers won the NHL draft lottery and the right to select Erie Otters star center Connor McDavid with the top pick.

  • Position changes NFL reality

    Fifteen months after leading Auburn to a Southeastern Conference title as a quarterback, Nick Marshall is preparing for a career as an NFL cornerback.

  • Kenseth disregards age

    BRISTOL, Tenn. — Matt Kenseth is just a year younger than Jeff Gordon, who has already said he’ll retire at the end of this season.

Reflector editorial cartoons

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

  • Editorial: Reconsider human relations council

    For the second time in a year, the Pitt County Board of Commissioners has voted down a proposal to establish a human relations council.

  • Letter: Universities know workload

    How very presumptuous of our state legislators to believe that they have the knowledge to determine the number of courses that college professors must teach.

  • Letter: Not ready for Hillary

    Yes, a vote for Hillary is for “regular folks.” The “regular folks” were vindicated in Cuba, Russia, China and others and they are so happy and prosperous today.

  • Dowd: Hillary's reset button

    When my brother Michael was a Senate page, he delivered mail to John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon, who had offices across the hall from each other.

  • Fitzsimon: Tax Day changes

    Tax Day 2015 didn’t exactly turn out like state legislative leaders had planned.

Grizzard: Defining the best jobs

Here’s a news flash: In a stunning upset, newspaper reporter has reclaimed the title of worst job of the year.

  • Peele: Golf Classic in June

    The Boys and Girls Clubs of the Coastal Plain will hold the seventh annual Golf Classic at Greenville Country Club on June 4.

  • Rutledge: Old dishwashers work best

    The family dishwasher has been on the blink for two weeks now and I have come to realize that the machine never really showed up for work to begin with.

  • Speller: Hidden treasure in Edenton

    One of North Carolina’s hidden treasures will be unveiled for all to see Friday and Saturday during Edenton’s Pilgrimage of Historic Homes and Gardens.

  • Clark: Daunting and costly task

    The recent Rolling Stone magazine retraction of a major investigative story about a young woman being gang-raped at a University of Virginia fraternity party gives cold chills to any journalist, but even more does it spawn waves of incredulity.

  • Peele: Three clubs offer deal

    Greenville Country Club has announced a partnership with two area clubs, and a trio of upcoming tournaments have been announced.

Crowd links hands for life

Carolina Donor Services along with Vidant Medical Center and East Carolina University’s Brody School of Medicine hosted the fourth annual Linking Hands for Life event Friday at Lake Laupus on ECU’s Health Sciences Campus.

  • Camp shoots for healthy adolescents

    Several organizations will join together in an upcoming daylong event to focus on the importance of adolescent health and wellness.

  • Smart Start shares success, concern

    A young immigrant mother said Friday the Martin/Pitt Partnership for Children provided her the emotional support and research-based knowledge needed to give her children their best start in life.

  • Ross hitting the road again

    After pedaling more than 5,000 miles for charity, Dr. Dennis Ross had his fill of marathon bike tours.

  • Farmers market ready to produce

    Strawberries and music will launch the 2015 season of the Pitt County Farmers Market on Saturday.It is expected that 15-20 vendors will be on hand beginning at 7 a.m.

  • Local man's company goes public

    NEW YORK — An online company led by a D.H. Conley High School graduate  that sells handmade dresses and crocheted dog costumes has a new hot seller: its own stock.

Two car wreck blocks highway

The southbound lanes of U.S. 264 north of Greenville were blocked for about an hour Friday after a two-car wreck that injured both drivers.

  • Update: Two men shot at club

    Two men were shot at a club in north Greenville early Saturday and deputies have warrants out for two suspects, the Pitt County Sheriff's Office reported.

  • Man mugged at North Campus

    An alert from East Carolina University reported early Saturday that a man was assaulted by three muggers at bus stop at North Campus Crossing.

  • Crime: Sex offense reported

    The Greenville Police Department is investigating a sex offense that was reported on Thursday.

  • April 18 Greenville Fire-Rescue calls

    Greenville Fire-Rescue responded to more than 330 fire and EMS calls from April 9-15.

  • Man charged with trafficking cocaine

    The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday announced it charged a 35-year-old man with trafficking cocaine following a three-month investigation.

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