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Lauderdales: Dealing with moles

Every year I get many questions about moles in lawns. Many times moles are a problem because of development in mole habitat and the lawns we install are perfect feeding grounds for them.

  • Power when you need it

    As storms have become more severe in many parts of the country and power outages more frequent, home generators have gone from luxury items to mainstream ones.

  • Religion News Nov. 1

    ServicesAnderson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 4352 Anderson Chapel Church Road, Macclesfield, will observe its 111th church anniversary at 11 a.m. Sunday.

  • Abby: Second job is too much

    Dear Abby: For the past year and a half, I have worked a full-time and a part-time job while attending school.

  • Art behind the scenes

    Curious art enthusiasts have been able to get a behind-the-scenes peek at where the magic happens for four years now, thanks to the annual Artist Studio Tour.

  • Go! Guide Oct. 31

    Fun stuff coming up in the Greenville area:

Gameday: ECU at Temple

East Carolina football’s already rugged inaugural tour of the American Athletic Conference takes what promises to be another difficult journey today when the Pirates square off with the Temple Owls at noon in Philadelphia.

  • Rampants eye another state title

    J.H. Rose volleyball coach Norm Cabacar will be in familiar territory today inside N.C. State’s Reynolds Coliseum, but some of the things his players experience will be new.

  • Friday Night Blowouts

    FARMVILLE — Farmville Central’s two-week quest to finish with a winning Eastern Plains Conference record began in emphatic fashion on Friday night with a 55-0 rout of Beddingfield.

  • Kenseth troubled by Harvick wreck

    FORT WORTH, Texas — Matt Kenseth feels terrible about the wreck that left Kevin Harvick last among the eight drivers still eligible in NASCAR’s championship chase.

  • Rivera remains optimistic

    CHARLOTTE — Carolina head coach Ron Rivera isn’t about to give up on the Panthers’ chances of a winning season and making the NFL playoffs.

  • ACC: Duke, UNC, State on the road

    PITTSBURGH — Taking control of the ACC Coastal Division is becoming a habit for Duke.

Reflector editorial cartoons

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

  • Nov. 1 Darts & Laurels

    Darts — To the danger of human trafficking that faces those young people who are aging out of the foster care system.

  • Campbell: SAT standards

    The UNC Board of Governors perhaps opened a can of worms by allowing three historically black universities to lower their SAT admission standards.

  • National Editorial: Cuba embargo

    In October of 1960, the United States imposed an embargo on exports to Cuba covering all commodities except medical supplies and certain food products.

  • Letter: Gun ban sends wrong message

    A former Chapel Hill police officer wrote approvingly of Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler’s violation of state law and the constitutional rights of North Carolinians by prohibiting lawful carry at the N.C. State Fair.

  • Letter: Veterans not being cared for

    I’m 80 years old and just out of the hospital, followed by two weeks in rehab.

Rutledge: Saving daylight

We sometimes receive letters at The Daily Reflector from frustrated grammarians who worry themselves silly over such minute details as split infinitives or misplaced commas.

  • Burns: Meaning for teens’ deaths

    The despair that drives young people to end their lives is never far away.

  • Clark: UNC must look to its students

    A single paragraph stood out from the 130-plus page report presented last week detailing the athletic-academic scandal at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

  • Grizzard: Steele tops list

    At age 85, Barbara Walters announced last week that although she has retired, she has not said goodbye to celebrity interviews.

  • Rutledge: Itching to go camping?

    I went camping, kayaking and fishing last week with my friend Paul Lockhart. Paul caught 100 percent more fish that I did. He hauled in two and I caught one.

  • Summers: No need to defend win

    Don’t defend the win.In a postgame locker room filled with East Carolina football players who for the second time in as many games fused into a singular driving force when it counted most, head coach Ruffin McNeill told his team to shun any notion that it hadn’t won by enough.

Halloween a scream downtown

Like zombies driven by the smell of human flesh, the costumed and the uncostumed alike swarmed to downtown Greenville on Friday night to celebrate Halloween under a half moon.

  • Turning over a new leaf: Buyout ends

    The final payment of the federal Tobacco Transition Payment Program in October signaled the official end of Pitt County’s reign as one of the nation’s tobacco-producing giants.

  • Pitt parents share vision

    Parents shared their vision for Pitt County Schools in a meeting with Superintendent Ethan Lenker on Thursday.

  • What’s your credit number?

    East Carolina University students are learning that spirits and ghosts are not nearly as haunting as having bad credit.

  • Hunting expo to feature Shockey appearance

    Hunters and outdoor enthusiasts in the Pitt County area are aiming their sights on Nov. 9 for an exposition and charity event in Greenville that will feature an appearance by a world-class outdoorsman.

  • People flocking to early voting

    Early voting concludes today in North Carolina, and turnout in Pitt County already has exceeded 2010 figures by nearly 3,000 votes, according to Board of Elections data.

Info sought on missing man

The Greenville Police Department is seeking assistance to find a man with medical issues who has been missing since SaturdayGerald Kosztur, 53, last seen was Saturday night at his home on Price Drive, the department reported Wednesday afternoon.

  • Halloween decorations stolen

    A 69-year-old woman reported that someone stole her Halloween decorations on Thursday on Tucker Drive.

  • NOV. 1 Fire-Rescue calls

    Greenville Fire-Rescue, more than 375 fire and EMS calls from Oct. 23-29.

  • Man cut in dispute near campus

    A man was cut in the arm with a knife during a dispute on Eastern Street early Friday, authorities reported.The incident occurred about 12:50 a.m. near Third Street.

  • Crime: Man sitting in car robbed

    A man who was counting money in his car was robbed by a suspect who he said grabbed the cash and ran, the Greenville Police Department reported.

  • Drug drop box at police station

    The Greenville Police Department has placed a drop box in the lobby of its headquarters for residents to dispose of unwanted and expired medications.

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