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Kid stuff calendar Dec. 1

Story Time With SantaFamily Support Network of Eastern North Carolina will host Story Time With Santa at 6 p.m. Thursday and Dec. 8 and at 9 a.m.

  • Report card events Dec. 1

    J.H. RoseThe school’s DECA chapter is sponsoring a holiday decorations drive to benefit the Community Crossroads Center.

  • Local students win poster contest

    Three local students recently received honors from the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality in conjunction with America Recycles Day.

  • School Menu Dec. 1

    Todaypork rib sandwich, tacos, California blend vegetables, pinto beans, pearsWednesdaybaked chicken nuggets, roll, cheeseburger, corn, romaine salad, blueberries with toppingThursdaymac and cheese, roll, hot dog, broccoli bites with dip, herb-roasted potatoes, applesauceFridaybaked mini corn dogs, baked fish nuggets, hushpuppies, vegetable soup, sweet potato waffle friesMondayrotisserie chicken, pizza, mashed potatoes, corn, mixed fruit

  • Dr. K: Gene editing tool holds great promise

    Q My son said he learned in school about a powerful new technique for editing genes that could possibly cure diseases. It also sounds a little scary.

  • Abby: HIV is treatable if you know you’re positive

    Dear Abby: Today, Dec. 1, is World AIDS Day.

B.J. Tyson regains confidence

With their longest stretch away from home under their belts, the East Carolina Pirates are happy to be back in Greenville, where ECU will play five home games this month.

  • AAC coaches hone focus

    A banner season for American Athletic Conference football culminates Saturday with two nationally-ranked teams playing in the first-ever AAC championship game.

  • Unique test awaits UNC

    CHAPEL HILL — The defensive turnaround at North Carolina is one of the major reasons the No. 8 Tar Heels have their highest ranking in nearly two decades and a spot the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game.

  • Tigers calm entering title game

    Bigger stakes, same attitude.Clemson coach Dabo Swinney knows his No. 1 Tigers are ready for the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game Saturday in Charlotte after grinding out a 12-0 season.“We’ve embraced the opportunity,” Swinney said. “There’s no pressure.

  • Top 25: Duke wins 5th straight

    DURHAM — Luke Kennard stayed confident as he wrestled with his shot to start his Duke career. He put up plenty of extra shots after practice.

  • Hard-luck Pirates overachieved

    It was a familiar sight and sound this football season in Greenville.

Reflector editorial cartoons

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

  • Gannon: Keep watch on filing period

    We’ll know much about the 2016 elections after the first three weeks of December.Why?

  • Editorial: History with a promising future

    For a community of historic buildings putting the past on display, the Eastern Carolina Village and Farm Museum has a promising future.

  • N.C. Editorial: Chancellor raises

    We’re glad that the acting chairman of the UNC system board acknowledges error in his board’s approving salary increases for 12 chancellors in the system behind closed doors last month.

  • Letter: Know your candidates

    I now that will there be many who will highly disagree with me, but that’s OK, it’s their nature. First of all I would like to say about Dr.

  • Letter: Jones can’t have it both ways

    I read with interest U.S. Rep. Walter Jones’ recent contribution to the Public Forum (11/25/15).

Clark: Gratitude among the shells

Years ago I wrote about a family trip to Cape Lookout, where on a crystal morning my wife and I and our two sons took a boat ride out to a stretch of the beach down from the lighthouse near a rock jetty.

  • Burns: Dad’s wishes 18 years later

    It started when my wife and I were on the couch in the living room watching television on a Sunday night in November 1997.

  • Peele: USGA changing rules

    The USGA, the governing body of golf in the United States, will be making some changes in the handicapping rules for the coming year, effective Jan. 1, 2016.

  • Rutledge: Giant sunglasses, discounts

    During the pay portion of the self-checkout in the grocery store recently, the machine did something it had never done before.

  • Speller: Count the many blessings

    When November rolls around, thoughtful, conscientious — and, yes, thankful friends on Facebook begin the daily task of counting their blessings.

  • Woodward: ECU record flawed

    East Carolina women’s basketball set a program record* for single-game home attendance — 5,408 — on Friday against Presbyterian thanks to its Education Day event.

After three days, silo fire burns on

FARMVILLE — A fire in a silo full of hardened sweet potato pellets has firefighters and experts around the country stymied on how to put it out.

  • Local events mark World AIDS Day

    Although there is no cure for HIV/AIDS, there is a solution for ignorance about the virus and its related disease.

  • Coleman campaigns in Greenville

    North Carolinians are frustrated with the state’s Republican leadership and want elected leaders who will restore funding and confidence in public education, a Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor visiting Greenville said Monday.

  • Coleman campaigns in Greenville

    North Carolinians are frustrated with the state's Republican leadership and want elected leaders who will restore funding and confidence in public education, a Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor visiting Greenville said Monday.

  • Shakeup coming for school board

    Offices that file at County Board of ElectionsOffices that file at State Board of ElectionsThe November 2016 election will cause a major shake-up on the Pitt County Board of Education, which will lose at least three members due to redistricting.

  • Pugh’s closes first location

    George Pugh lived his life according to a few simple convictions. One of the most important was his list of priorities: God, family and the customer.

Crime: Shooting results in arrest

A Greenville man faces charges of attempted first-degree murder and is under a $1 million bond after allegedly shooting a relative early Friday morning in Farmville, the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office reported.

  • Former deputy pleads to indecent liberties

    A former school resource officer at Farmville Central High School on Monday pleaded guilty in Pitt County Superior Court to taking indecent liberties with a minor.

  • Warrant issued in shooting death

    An arrest warrant has been issued for 24-year-old Travarus Markeel McMillan of Farmville in the death of a 26-year-old Greenville man, according to a Greenville Police Department news release.

  • GPD Wrecks: Three hurt in crash

    Three people were injured on Nov. 19 when a driver failed to stop on a wet roadway and collided with another vehicle, causing an estimated $15,900 in damages, the Greenville Police Department reported.

  • Driver in critical condition

    A man was in critical condition after driving into the side of an 18-wheeler on N.C. 11, Grifton police reported Sunday. The wreck occurred shortly after 5:35 p.m.

  • DWI Report: Crash leads to charge

    A 32-year-old Greenville man in a three-car wreck at Dickinson Avenue and Allen Road was among five people charged with driving while impaired in Pitt County recently, according to court records and law enforcement reports.

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