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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.

  • Arts Datebook March 24

    BrushstrokesThe annual Spring Clothesline Show will be held from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at First Christian Church, 2810 E.14th Street.

  • After hours April 24

    5TH STREET DISTILLERY annex: 120 and 122 E. Fifth St. Wednesday-Saturday: DJ. A.J. Mcmurphy’s: 1914 Turnbury Drive. 355-7956. Tuesday: Blues night.

  • Movie Capsules April 24

    Capsules of movies playing at local theaters.

ECU's Ruffin a YouTube hit

Video footage that was not initially intended to see the light of day now has more than 32 million hits on YouTube.

  • Woodward: Pirates playing happy

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

  • Roundup: Three Vikings sign

    A trio of D.H. Conley athletes signed on Thursday to play at the collegiate level.

  • Steroid cloud lingers over baseball

    NEW YORK — Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens have moved on, their names cleared. The cloud of steroids remains over baseball and all sports.

  • Oakwood pitcher throws winner

    Zarion Sharpe was beyond sharp on Wednesday, as the Oakwood School pitcher authored a perfect game in a 13-2 win over Halifax Academy.

  • Pirates win second ACC thriller

    East Carolina’s baseball players converged in shallow right field again on Wednesday, celebrating a walk-off win over an Atlantic Coast Conference team at Clark-LeClair Stadium for the second straight night.

Reflector editorial cartoons

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

  • 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?

  • Gannon: Graham statue fumble

    The state House last week passed a bill that ultimately would place a statue of the Rev. Billy Graham in National Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol.

  • Editorial: Reform legislative redistricting

    Pitt County voters of all political stripes should look favorably upon the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling Monday concerning the state’s gerrymandered legislative districts.

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.

  • Rutledge: Old dishwashers work best

    The family dishwasher has been on the blink for two weeks now and I have come to realize that the machine never really showed up for work to begin with.

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.

  • Eastern Women's Show today

    The first Eastern Women’s Show, a daylong event focusing on all things female, will be held Friday at the Greenville Convention Center.

  • ECU Physicians cut losses

    Put into perspective, a half-million dollar operating deficit was good news to the members of the Health Sciences Committee of East Carolina University’s Board of Directors.

  • ECU to study Ficklen changes

    The East Carolina University Department of Athletics is turning to its strongest ally and greatest source of energy — its fans — to help plot the future of Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.

  • ECU gets stormwater remediation

    North Carolina does not require its communities to treat stormwater but local efforts have begun to filter the water before it enters the river.

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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Police: Driver in wreck was impaired

    Two people had to be extricated from a vehicle Wednesday after an allegedly impaired driver attempted to turn from a center lane and caused a wreck involving a tractor-trailer and another vehicle.

  • Crime: Man arrested for exposure

    A homeless man was arrested Monday after workers caught him masturbating in the corner of a McDonald’s, the Greenville Police Department reported.

  • Court: No error in 2013 trial

    The N.C. Court of Appeals found no error in a 2013 trial involving a violent armed robbery of employees of a contracting company in Ayden.

Bless your heart
Bless your heart