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VIDEO PETS: Pets available for adoption, Aug. 31

Meet our two pets of the week, Tuck and Riley.

  • Pets for Adoption

    Pets for adoption from local shelters and animal rescue organizations:

  • 10 selected for Debutante Ball

    Ten area young women have been selected to participate in the 88th annual North Carolina Debutante Ball.

  • Meeting Place Aug. 31

    Audio Books: The Audio Book Lovers club for adults with and without vision disability meets from 11 a.m.-noon Friday at the Council on Aging building, 1717 W. Fifth St.

  • Hax: No shame in telling truth

    Q I’ve struggled with depression and self-injury (among other things) for years, and I recently had a wake-up call that I needed to change things.

  • Family Focus: Couples challenged to regain intimacy

    Q How can couples achieve intimacy with a newborn in the house? How can we keep the spark going?

ECU blasts Eagles in opener

There were few surprises inside Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium on a stuffy Saturday opening night, and little magic from the visiting North Carolina Central football team despite it sparking an upset-worthy first few minutes.

  • VIDEO: ECU football vs. NCCU, Aug. 30

    ECU met up with NCCU for the first game of the 2014 season. Check out the video for highlights from ECU's win of 52-7.

  • Peele: Three tourneys on tap

    Three golf tournaments have been lined up for the coming weeks at area courses, including the Scales-Aldridge-Garner Memorial Golf Tournament, which is scheduled to be played at Greenville Country Club on Oct. 10.

  • Isner out at Open

    NEW YORK — Once again, John Isner’s trip to Flushing Meadows ended in the third round.

  • Kuchar cards nine birdies

    NORTON, Mass. — With an orange ribbon on his hat and nine birdies on his card, Matt Kuchar pulled within a shot of the lead Saturday in the Deutsche Bank Championship.

  • Rams cut Sam; Panthers trim roster

    ST. LOUIS — The St. Louis Rams have cut Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team.

Reflector editorial cartoons

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

  • Editorial: ACA, state hitting home

    While President Obama and others were selling the Affordable Care Act as a plan that would have no negative effects on anyone’s existing health care plan, those who knew better often used the poked-balloon analogy to illustrate the economic impossibility of such a promise.

  • Letter: Bus shelters too expensive

    I read with interest the article in the Aug. 23 Daily Reflector pertaining to the new bus shelters being built on the ECU campus at a cost of $60,000 to $80,000 each.

  • Letter: Keep city's budget balanced

    Greenville is the heartbeat of eastern North Carolina. Our community is growing and thriving due to the contributions of so many, past and present.

  • Hood: Candidates off, running

    Incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan has been running hard for re-election for more than a year.

  • Krauthammer: Lower corporate tax rates

    The Obama administration is highly exercised about “inversion,” the practice by which an American corporation acquires a foreign company and moves its headquarters out of the U.S. to benefit from lower tax rates abroad.

Clark: Toss sandwich at TV

Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan visited with editors here recently, sitting across the table and telling why she thinks she is the best choice to represent North Carolina in Washington.

  • Peele: Three tourneys on tap

    Three golf tournaments have been lined up for the coming weeks at area courses, including the Scales-Aldridge-Garner Memorial Golf Tournament, which is scheduled to be played at Greenville Country Club on Oct. 10.

  • Rutledge: Billy loves Patty Loveless

    Two years ago next month, I wrote in this space about my two wonderful neighbors George and Billy. It has been two years too long, as far as Billy is concerned.

  • Speller: A time for reflection

    Nifty, shifty, thrifty, guess who’s 50? Yes, me, as of today. I join my high school classmates and some other friends at becoming half a century old.

  • Storm: Flight leaves me feeling low

    My sister probably was expecting a more sentimental greeting.

  • Peele: GCC severs Brook Valley ties

    It’s official: Greenville Country Club is returning Brook Valley to its former owners as of Sept. 30.

Tapping into what ‘north’ offers

How and whether northern Pitt County should be developed has been the subject of ongoing debates since Hurricane Floyd brought record flooding that consumed the area 15 years ago.

  • Lenker: 'Loving every minute'

    A year ago, Pitt County Superintendent Ethan Lenker was prepping for his first day in his position and one of his many first days of school.

  • PCC notes: School in top 100

    WINTERVILLE — U.S. Department of Education data shows Pitt Community College is once again one of the nation’s top institutions when it comes to awarding associate degrees to African-Americans.

  • ECU notes: Students fulfill motto

    Honors College students put East Carolina University’s motto “Servire” — to serve — into action, spending their first day on campus helping the community.

  • Labor Day closings

    City offices: Closed Monday.County offices: Closed Monday.Pitt County Schools: Closed Monday.Pitt Community College: Closed Monday.

  • 'Frigid' night at Freeboot Friday

    The annual Freeboot Friday series began Friday at Five Points Plaza in downtown Greenville to sounds of reggae by Dub Addis.

DWI report: Driver leaves wreck

A driver who left the scene of a wreck after she rear-ended another vehicle was charged with driving while impaired on Aug. 24, the Greenville Police Department reported.

  • Pitt County Grand Jury

  • Crime: Two shot at party

    Pitt County deputies are looking for suspects who shot and injured two people at a party early Friday morning.

  • Officials: Yield for lights, sirens

    There have been several traffic accidents in Pitt County involving emergency responders during the last year so officials are urging residents to educate themselves on what to do when they hear a siren and see flashing lights.

  • Crime: Man assaulted

    A 44-year-old Greenville man was injured in an assault involving an acquaintance early Thursday, according to a Greenville Police Department report.

  • Greenville Fire-Rescue calls

    Greenville Fire-Rescue responded to more than 320 fire and EMS calls from Aug. 21-27.

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