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Abby: Questioning boyfriend not likely to change

Dear Abby: My boyfriend, “Blake,” recently broke up with me — again.

  • Kids stuff calendar July 7

    Kid-friendly events coming up in the Greenville area:

  • Tiny house, big benefits

    America is having a big love affair with tiny houses.

  • Lost and found, pet news

    Lost and found pets and news from area animal rescue organzations:

  • Pets for adoptions

    Pets available for adoption through area shelters and animal rescue organizations:

  • July 5 Meeting place

    Meeting times, dates and places fore area social, civic and community groups:

ECU freshmen hit the court

Kentrell Barkley is looking forward to his family visiting Greenville “a lot” once East Carolina basketball season begins.

  • Post 39 takes series

    The Pitt County Post 39 American Legion baseball team closed Monday’s game, and its playoff series, strong against Ahoskie Post 102 in Ahoskie.

  • Safety back in spotlight

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Riding bumper-to-bumper at nearly 200 mph about 2:40 a.m.

  • McIlroy hobbled by soccer injury

    LONDON — Rory McIlroy was on crutches Monday with an ankle injury from playing soccer, leaving in doubt the prospects of golf’s No. 1 player defending his British Open title next week at St.

  • Serena ousts sister Venus

    LONDON — Decades ago, when the Williams sisters were kids in California, taking tennis lessons from Dad on a municipal court and imagining playing at Grand Slam tournaments one day, it was Venus — older, taller, stronger — who usually beat Serena.

  • Pitt rallies in postseason

    WINTERVILLE — Pitt County Post 39 kept its American Legion postseason hopes alive with a walk-off victory on Sunday night at Minges-Overton Field on the campus of Pitt Community College.

Reflector editorial cartoons

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

  • Editorial: Shelter's new era of service

    When Greenville’s new $2.2 million homeless shelter, Community Crossroads, opened it doors on June 27, it welcomed in those in need, and a new era of helping some of this area’s most vulnerable citizens.

  • Letter: Obama ranks high on economy

    Those interested in historical perspectives on the relative economic successes of Democratic and Republican presidents need look no further than the findings of Bob Deitrick of Polaris Financial Partners.

  • Letter: Islam a religion of peace

    In light of several attacks that took place on June 26, I find it only appropriate to condemn these actions to the utmost.

  • Gannon: Legislative status report

    With the General Assembly on vacation this week, here’s a look back at what your state representatives and senators have accomplished and what they have not since they arrived in January.

  • State editorial: Overgrown legislation

    The state House in April passed a little bill helping cities deal with violations of ordinances controlling overgrown vegetation.

Storm: The ice cream wars

I am not sure how it happened, but at some point in their relationship, my little dog Einstein started bossing around my slightly larger dog, Ollie.

  • Speller: Sandwiched generation

    I recently met with friends for lunch, and it didn’t take long before the conversation turned to our mothers.

  • Rutledge: Made for rocking

    Archie Bunker had his favorite chair, and I’ve got mine. Unlike Archie’s, my chair rocks.

  • Burns: Winning isn’t everything

    I started coaching soccer when my daughter was 7. It was not my intention to do so.

  • Clark: Bull Run flows on

    When I first learned about the Civil War in elementary school, what stuck with me was the name of a small creek that meanders through the northern Virginia countryside.

  • Peele: Upgrades coming to area club

    Williamston’s Roanoke Country Club has a new owner.

Flurry of first-day election filings

A critic of the Greenville City Council and Greenville Utilities Commission was among several candidates to file Monday as registration for 2015 municipal elections began.


  • Time is running out for chow dog

    Time appears to be running out for a mixed-breed chow accused of killing seven goats and injuring several others at a 4-H camp after a few dog rescue groups have either decided not to adopt the dog or have failed to meet the Pitt County Animal Shelter’s criteria.

  • ECU recognized for partnerships

    East Carolina University is being recognized for its community partnerships by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities, which chose ECU as one of 18 Innovation and Economic Prosperity Universities.

  • Five incumbents, challenger file

    A critic of the Greenville City Council and of the Greenville Utilities Commission was among several candidates to file for election to the board Monday morning as registration for 2015 municipal elections began.

  • A decade of road, greenway spending

    The City of Greenville has depended heavily on outside funds for improvements to its roads and greenways in the last 10 years, but it hopes to borrow money with voter approval this fall for maintenance and expansion.

  • Winterville charter hires two deans

    Winterville Charter Academy, which is scheduled to open in August, has added two deans to its leadership team.

Farmville man among 10 killed

A Farmville man killed early Saturday morning after his car ran off the road and overturned was among 10 people killed on North Carolina highways during the July 4 holiday weekend.

  • Crime: Woman kidnapped, assaulted

    A 33-year-old woman told police that her ex-boyfriend kidnapped and assaulted her and stole her car, according to a Greenville Police Department report.

  • Wrecks: Three hurt in left-turn crash

    Three people were injured on June 25 when a man accelerated while trying to avoid being struck by another vehicle, the Greenville Police Department reported.

  • Real-life training readies officers

    As Greenville Police Department officer Sergio Munguia walked the halls searching for an active shooter, he worked to gather information from victims and commanded the suspect to show his hands.

  • DWI Report: Suspect hits pole

    An impaired driving suspect was injured on June 25 after he ran off the road and struck a utility pole, the Greenville Police Department reported.

  • Crime: Watch, other items stolen

    A $300 watch was among several items stolen in a burglary Wednesday from an apartment on Rosemont Drive, a Greenville Police Department report said.

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