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Lauderdale: Zoysia lawns

One of the groups of plants we trial at the Pitt County Arboretum is lawn grasses. Over the years, we have added several different plots of zoysias here.

  • Religion news April 25

    Services Anderson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 4352 Anderson Chapel Road, will host its annual women’s day at 11 a.m. May 3.

  • Organizing the kitchen

    If you’ve lived with your kitchen for awhile, chances are you’ve got drawers full of stuff you rarely use and cupboards you just hate.

  • ECU theatre does Shakespeare

    As East Carolina University seniors prepare to graduate, many of those in the School of Theatre and Dance have been tasked with one final challenge on stage.

  • Go! Guide April 24

    TodayEastern Women’s ShowThe Eastern Women’s Show will be held from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. today at the Greenville Convention Center, 303 S.W. Greenville Boulevard, featuring brunch with owner and chef at On The Square in Tarboro, the Her... Shopping Spree and the ECU Apparel and Interior Merchandising Organization fashion show.

  • ‘Little Boy’ shows faith moving mountains

    Faith-based movies follow a pattern — they’re well-meant, with straightforward production values and a generally sentimental tone.

Pirates extend win streak

After three consecutive walk-off victories, East Carolina’s baseball team recorded a wire-to-wire win on Saturday with a 3-2 victory against Central Florida to take the series against the Knights at Clark-LeClair Stadium.

  • ECU beats UCF in 10 innings

    East Carolina went into the ninth inning with a seemingly comfortable three-run lead over Central Florida on Friday night, but comfortable hasn’t been ECU’s style this week.

  • ECU parts ways with coach

    East Carolina softball coach Beth Keylon-Randolph will not return to the Pirates, according to an announcement from ECU athletics director Jeff Compher on Friday.

  • Roundup: Chargers win 7th straight

    LITTLEFIELD — Ayden-Grifton’s baseball team continued its theme of finding different ways to win with an impressive comeback effort against Greene Central.

  • Walker staying close to home

    FARMVILLE — The recruiting process went by quickly for Rebecca Walker, but she was happy with how everything turned out.

  • Stewart, Bowyer like ‘old-school’ Richmond

    RICHMOND, Va. — Clint Bowyer is having a terrible year. Tony Stewart, too.

Reflector editorial cartoons

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

  • April 25 Darts & Laurels

    Laurels — To the Equine Services for Heroes program at Rocking Horse Ranch, a program from the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International that uses equine therapy to help those who suffer from physical or mental issues, such as traumatic brain injuries or post traumatic stress disorder.

  • Campbell: Creative funding solution

    In our “us-versus-them” partisan culture it is rare to find an issue on which there is unanimous consensus but Gov. Pat McCrory has identified one.

  • National Editorial: Generous relief

    Five years ago this week Mississippians and millions of other people in the states of the Gulf South began watching as flames soared and oil gushed from broken pipes deep underneath the Deepwater Horizon production platform operated and leased by BP, the giant energy company.

  • Letter: Quotes for consideration

    Read these presidential quotes and come to your own conclusion:“Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation, for it is better to be alone than in bad company.” — George Washington.“You can always amend a big plan, but you can never expand a little plan.

  • Letter: Still treating Lyme Disease

    Where would we all be without the great research immunologists and biochemistists of today and years gone by?

Rutledge: Cars change, teens never do

Every generation of teenagers finds some unique way to modify their cars and trucks to distinguish themselves from their parents.

  • Woodward: Pirates playing happy

    Sometimes it’s interesting to sit back and watch the action in a baseball team’s dugout.

  • Burns: Most sights clearer with glasses

    I updated the head shot that goes with this column a little while back because the old picture didn’t look so much like me anymore.

  • Storm: Help the Pet Food Pantry

    An extended illness. The loss of a job. The death of a spouse. High utility bills.Good people can find themselves in bad circumstances for a variety of reasons.

  • 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.

  • Grizzard: Full ranking for reporters

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

PCC event connects students, jobs

The 900 students projected to graduate from Pitt Community College this year will set a record, including the numbers of those about to enter or reenter the local labor force with a work-ready education.

  • Mercer calls test mayoral waters

    Municipal campaigning already has begun in Greenville and filing for office is not until July.

  • Farmville Dogwood Festival continues

    The 28th annual Dogwood Festival continues today and Sunday in Farmville with a street fair, carnival rides, crafts, food and music including the Dogwood Bash headlined by country music artist David Nail.

  • Board approves project designers

    The East Carolina University Board of Trustees approved designer selections for two projects at its meeting Friday.

  • Pitt students tackle problems

    Debunking myths about science and bringing music to impoverished communities are two ideas that South Central High School students are exploring through a new learning experience.

  • River Park opens learning trail

    River Park North has an additional attraction for Greenville and Pitt County youth following the ribbon cutting for its Born Learning Trail this week.

Murderous gang tale has Greenville tie

A Greenville man was among 12 alleged Bloods gang members arrested under a federal indictment this week charging them in a conspiracy to kill the owners of a mattress store near Charlotte and other crimes.

  • Crime: Gold jewelry stolen

    The Greenville Police Department is investigating the theft of thousands of dollars worth of gold jewelry from a woman’s home.

  • April 25 Greenville Fire-Rescue calls

    Greenville Fire-Rescue responded to more than 375 fire and EMS calls from April 16-23.

  • Crime: Police led on foot chase

    A man who broke into a Summit Street home led police on a short foot chase Thursday that ended when he broke into a nearby church, the Greenville Police Department reported.

  • Man in wreck charged with DWI

    A driver who police said caused a wreck that injured him and two others on Memorial Drive on Wednesday has been charged with driving while impaired.

  • Volunteer started in neighborhood

    The Volunteer of the Year in the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office made a difference in the community starting with her own neighborhood.“My neighborhood, personally, had some issues where some teenagers were doing teenage-type things, getting in trouble and vandalizing mailboxes,” said Carla Hart, who was honored last week during the third annual volunteer reception in the Pitt County Superior Courtroom.

Bless your heart
Bless your heart