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Abby: Search stumbles over scars

Dear Abby: I am a 21-year-old woman from the Philippines. I have been insecure all my life. I know I have a pretty face, but I have a lot of scars on my legs from childhood.

  • Dr. K: Exercise, alternative therapies relieves pain

    Q I have frequent back pain. I usually take acetaminophen (the Tylenol brand), but I hear it may not be effective for back pain. Is there anything to that?

  • Adopting A Senior Pet

    If you’re thinking of adding a furry friend to your family, consider giving a shelter pet a forever home.

  • Hot Dish: Garner to sign book

    Author and regional food expert Bob Garner will sign copies of his new book, “Foods That Make You Say Mmm-mmm,” on Thursday.

  • Abby: Wrong number leads to possible Mr. Right

    Dear Abby: I met a guy over the phone when he called my number by mistake. After a brief conversation, not particularly polite on my part, the call ended.

  • Kolasa: Diabetes awareness events

    Q Can you help us spread the diabetes awareness message and information about events?

Pirates, Huskies meet for first time

No. 18 East Carolina will be challenged again tonight to match another team’s desperation when Connecticut pays a visit to Greenville for the first-ever football game between the schools.

  • Royals even World Series

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Billy Butler hit a tiebreaking single, Salvador Perez and Omar Infante drove in two runs each with big hits in a five-run sixth inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 7-2 Wednesday night to even the World Series at one game apiece.

  • Rose, Conley finish strong in soccer

    A pair of Pitt County teams were jockeying for playoff position heading into their final regular season boys’ soccer matches on Wednesday, but the team playing out of county earned the biggest victory.

  • FEARLESS: High school football preview

    Daily Reflector sports staffers Jim Gentry, Tony Castleberry and Ronnie Woodward breakdown week 10 of Pitt County's 2014 high school football season and make their predictions.

  • ACC cherishes Thursday exposure

    Atlantic Coast Conference football has enjoyed a long run in the starring role on Thursday Night Lights.

  • Newton stays positive amid obstacles

    CHARLOTTE — Cam Newton is staying positive — and productive — even though the obstacles seem to keep piling up in front of him.

Reflector editorial cartoons

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

  • Editorial: Respond by voting

    Hours before early voting began today, at least one candidate appearing in yet another pre-recorded spot appeared to be softening the rough rhetoric.

  • Letter: Bond committee disappointing

    Attending the Greenville Bond Referendum Committee meetings certainly has proven an educational, disappointing, eye-opening experience.

  • Lette: Health insurance of 'philanthropy'

    It is unbelievable to me that Aldona Wos, secretary of the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services, considers philanthropy a “safety net” for our citizens who do not have health insurance, as stated in an article published in The Daily Reflector on Oct. 21.

  • Dionne: Ebola fears, pandering

    Seth Moulton, an Iraq veteran and Democratic congressional candidate on Massachusetts’ North Shore, has done something with little precedent in political campaigning: He was caught underplaying his war record.

  • Williams: Economic malpractice

    So as to give some perspective, I’m going to ask readers for their guesses about human behavior before explaining my embarrassment by some of my fellow economists.

Storm: One walk, three agendas

The crisp, bright blue days of October are ideal for walking. Yet sometimes, autumn jaunts become an exercise in frustration.

  • Speller: Disease brings suffering

    A report last week said that a Texas college is denying admission to applicants from countries with confirmed Ebola cases, even though those nations have no known cases of the disease.

  • Peele: Bradford has board openings

    Bradford Creek Golf Course has two openings for its advisory board.

  • Burns: Spelling no day at beach

    An editor early in my newspaper career pegged my professional weakness.“Bobby Burns,” he exclaimed to a co-worker, “knows 10,000 words; can spell two of them.”I prove that just about every other week when I write this column.

  • Summers: Allen guides ECU again

    TAMPA, Fla.The running of the Bulls was nothing compared to the running of the Breon on Saturday night.

  • Clark: A look behind the curtain

    I found myself on the Internet this past week, not surfing but bobbing, looking for my mother and dad.

Beauty's visit celebrates diversity

A former Miss America made a stop at East Carolina University to discuss how she wants to make positive changes and celebrate diversity even through her own struggles.

  • Early voting begins today

    Early voting for the Nov. 4 midterm election begins today and voters will encounter changes in the process and on the ballot.

  • Hagan rails on Tillis at ECU

    U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan criticized opponent Thom Tillis’ stances on education during a campaign event with East Carolina University students and teachers on campus Wednesday.

  • ECU celebrates, adjusts for games

    The first of two Thursday night football games has staff and students at East Carolina University working to reconcile their Pirate pride with disruptions caused by a midweek game.

  • Newcomer races Pate for senate

    The N.C. District 7 Senate race gives voters a view of two candidates with different positions on many state and local issues but agreement on others.

  • Brown, Ward differ on education

    The N.C. House District 9 race is representative of larger issues in eastern North Carolina.

Man arrested, heroin seized

Narcotics officers made one arrest and seized heroin, guns and cash after a tip led to a traffic stop, officials reported Monday.

  • Swastika suspects were boyfriends

    A trial set for Wednesday for two ECU students charged with painting a swastika on the door of an apartment where a Jewish woman lived was continued until January.

  • Crime: Man fights off robbery

    A 23-year-old man walking to his car on Cedar Lane fought off a would-be robber on Tuesday, the Greenville Police Department reported.

  • SHP Report: Three-vehicle wreck

    Five people were hurt in a three-vehicle wreck on N.C. 43 near D.H. Conley High School last week, the State Highway Patrol reported.

  • Man facing multiple drug charges

    A 70-year-old Greene County man is facing multiple drug charges and a $1 million bond after his arrest in Ayden on Friday, Ayden Police Chief Barry Stanley said.

  • Crime: Incidents at Copper Beech

    Greenville police are investigating a burglary and two thefts from homes in the Copper Beech apartment complex.

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