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Lauderdale: Mind lawn in cold

In order to maintain a healthy warm-season lawn like Bermuda, centipede, St. Augustine or zoysia, it is important to care for it year-round.

  • Feathers soar as decorating trend

    When you think of a feather, what comes to mind? Peacock plumage in flamboyant, iridescent blues? Or maybe a leafy glade full of forest creatures and woodsy hues?

  • Religion News Jan. 31

    Special services, events and music at area houses of worship:

  • Abby: Girlfriend begins to see light

    Dear Abby: I am 21 and confused. My boyfriend, “Ethan,” and I broke up five months ago, but we recently got back together.

  • Dance depicts emotional journey

    She speaks in “we”s. “We have an appointment tomorrow.” “We were at the hospital for 19 days.

  • Go! Guide Jan. 30

    Fun stuff coming up in the Greenville area:  

Perfect Panthers run record to 19-0

BETHEL — North Pitt’s girls’ basketball team is four wins away from completing a perfect regular season.

  • Seahawks a Super power?

    PHOENIX — Here are some scary thoughts for the rest of the NFL:A win Sunday will stamp the Seahawks as one of the best teams of the Super Bowl era.

  • Woods fires career-worst 82

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Rain wasn’t the only thing that put a damper on the Phoenix Open on Friday.

  • Recruit trio to visit Pirates

    With the final days counting down until Wednesday’s National Signing Day, the East Carolina football team is expecting a final trio of visitors to campus this weekend.

  • Locals: Blount still a force

    Jaquan Blount was often an offensive initiator when he was playing basketball at Farmville Central High School and Pitt Community College, using his quickness to drive by defenders before going in for a shot of his own or passing to a teammate.

  • Woods stumbles in return

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Tiger Woods helped attract a record, raucous crowd to the Phoenix Open on Thursday, the first big event in a week that concludes with the Super Bowl.

Reflector editorial cartoons

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

  • Jan. 31 Darts & Laurels

    Darts — And much sadness over the sudden and unexpected passing this week and last of two of this community’s stalwart contributors — Judge Randy Doub and “Dr.

  • Campbell: A season to govern

    The writer of Ecclesiastes was correct. For everything there is a season and a time for every purpose under heaven.

  • National Editorial: Seasonal workers

    Many Mexicans who came to this country illegally in order to find work would go home if they could, former Mexican president Felipe Calderón says.

  • Letter: Williams column appreciated

    I want to express my appreciation for the Walter E. Williams columns in The Daily Reflector.

  • Letter: City tax hike prudent

    I was surprised by The Daily Reflector’s Tuesday editorial, again complaining about Greenville City Council’s the last-minute addition of the one-cent property tax to last June’s budget.

Rutledge: The ponytails always win

I gave my wife a break last week and spent the day with our oldest daughter at a volleyball tournament in Raleigh.

  • Castleberry: Conversations with ‘Doc’

    The greeting was always the same, at least from my side of the conversation.“Hey, Doc,” I’d say when I saw Jimmie Grimsley before almost all of the 147 East Carolina men’s basketball home games I’ve covered in Minges Coliseum.

  • Burns: Statuary rich, Aycock and all

    As ECU continued the debate about renaming Aycock Hall, I had the opportunity last week to visit Washington, D.C., and see the statue of the dorm’s namesake in the Capitol building.

  • Storm: Tot fever rules suggestible mind

    A photo, a smell, sometimes even a few words. Ah, the things that can influence the suggestible mind.

  • Peele: seminar at Cypress Landing

    The Carolinas Golf Association will once again hold a series of USGA Rules of Golf seminars throughout the Carolinas this year, the 39th straight year the CGA has done so.

  • Rutledge: Old enough for Myrtle Beach

    I spent last weekend in Myrtle Beach, the vacation destination of my youth.

School will build on Fire Tower

Officials from a new charter school coming to Winterville this year heard from parents during its first public meeting, with some parents concerned about low performance of sister schools.

  • Panel reviews Aycock discussions

    An East Carolina University committee on renaming Aycock Residence Hall met on Friday to discuss responses from two forums earlier this week and possible recommendations to make to the chancellor.

  • GUC sights economic development

    Greenville Utilities will increase its role in economic development, members of its Board of Commissioners said Thursday.

  • Legislators hear county goals

    Pitt County’s legislative delegation pledged to secure funding for economic development initiatives and the Brody School of Medicine during a breakfast with the Board of Commissioners on Friday.

  • Workers protest alleged assault

    Fast food restaurant employees and other service workers rallied around a Greenville woman Thursday as she protested an alleged assault by her manager while she was at work this week.

  • Officials tour private school

    Local leaders touted a private school as an option for educating children as well as a potentially valuable recruiting tool for industries, playing an important role in economic development of the region.

Crime: Industrial parts stolen

The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office arrested three men on charges they schemed to steal and sell industrial parts to a metal recycler.

  • Moratorium in place after assaults

    New information indicates that an alleged sexual assault on Sunday was reported by the victim as a rape at a fraternity house, and an ECU student who reported an assault on Saturday was picked up near another fraternity.

  • Student shoots others with airsoft gun

    An 11-year-old student was taken into custody Friday morning after he allegedly shot other students with an air gun at a school bus stop on Concord Drive.

  • Jan. 31 Greenville Fire-Rescue calls

    Greenville Fire-Rescue responded to more than 325 fire and EMS calls from Jan. 22-28.

  • Students shot with air gun

    An 11-year-old student was taken into custody Friday morning after he allegedly shot other students with an air gun at a bus stop on Concord Drive.

  • Driver gets at least 7 years

    A Pitt County man was sentenced to at least seven years in prison on Thursday after he was found guilty of a hit and run that killed his girlfriend in front of a local Walmart.

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