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Abby: Pet-sitter helps herself to possessions

Dear Abby: A trusted and beloved family member who takes care of my cats — and therefore has a key to my house — has been stealing things like cleaning supplies, knickknacks, family pictures, etc.

  • Abby: Hidden cameras are shocking surprise

    Dear Abby: I’m a 19-year-old woman in college who still lives with my parents.

  • Hot Dish: Crave serving lunch, dinner

    The owners of Tipsy Teapot @ Limelight, 409 Evans St., have renovated the location and rebranded the space with a new name — Crave Uptown Restaurant and Bar — and a new menu.

  • Kolasa: Maintaining healthy weight

    Q I am recovering from breast cancer treatment. I admit I am overweight and have had a really bad diet most of my life. I am motivated to eat healthy now.

  • 10 ways to use Korean chili paste

    If you haven’t already seen gochujang — a thick, Korean chili paste — you very likely will. And very soon.

  • Hax: She’s not pressuring for a commitment

    Q What if you’re in a mutually agreed-upon, sexually monogamous relationship and you’re not pressuring for a commitment like moving in, engagement, marriage ... but the other person thinks you are?

McNeill calls 'Time Out'

Toss out all of the cliches about him being the captain of the ship.

  • Compher announces $10 tickets

    With the East Carolina football season approaching, ECU athletic director Jeff Compher announced on Wednesday a plan for ECU fans to purchase new Community Corner tickets beginning this morning.

  • Roundup: Title stays in state

    East Surry’s All-Stars clinched North Carolina’s first-ever 9-10 Tournament of State Champions title on Wednesday with a 5-2 victory over Loudoun, Va., at Elm Street Park.

  • Henderson has goals with Wolfpack

    RALEIGH — Terry Henderson has seen transfers thrive before at N.C. State. Now it’s his turn.

  • Toure hopes for world tour

    Having already played two seasons at Oregon State and now a member of East Carolina’s women’s basketball team, Khadidja Toure has explored many angles of the United States.

  • Hoffman part of big trade

    DENVER — Tuesday’s blockbuster trade in Major League Baseball involved Jeff Hoffman, the highest-ever draft pick in any sport by an East Carolina player.

Reflector editorial cartoons

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

  • Editorial: ECU's growing footprint

    Tighter state funding might be streamlining programs and services among University of North Carolina System schools, but the brick-and-mortar evidence of East Carolina’s healthy growth rate is strong.

  • Letter: Parents, driver's education key

    As a driver’s education instructor, I know parents need to be very concerned about the state funding the teen driver’s education program.

  • Letter: 'Strengthened' DWI law weak

    My husband, Jeremy Bruns, a highly decorated sergeant major who honorably served more than 20 years in the Army, including nine overseas deployments, saw his career ended because a habitually drunk and high driver was speeding 45 mph in a 25 mph zone in the wrong lane in our Fayetteville neighborhood near an elementary school.

  • Metzger: Honoring ancestors, flags

    In recent op-eds published by The Daily Reflector and the News & Observer of Raleigh, J. Daniel Bolick, commander of the N.C. Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans, argues that we ought to: 1) retain the option of issuing license plates that bear the emblem of the Confederate flag and; 2) do everything within our power to safeguard monuments dedicated to Confederate veterans.

  • Editorial: Language vote posturing

    A recent resolution approved by the Pitt County Board of Commissioners declaring English as the county’s official language is a solution without a problem.

Clark: Semi-retirement stretches stay

In April 1990, my wife and I traveled to South Carolina from St. Louis for a vacation in our old stomping grounds around the Greenville of that state.

  • Burns: Series introduces volunteers

    The most personal contact I’ve had with my volunteer fire department is the barbecue I eat a couple of times a year from its fundraisers.

  • Peele: Will MacKenzie injured

    Greenville native Will MacKenzie’s name has been missing from the latest tournaments on the PGA Tour, having not played since he missed the cut in the John Deere Classic on July 10.

  • Rutledge: Hot new teen fashion

    My father has been gone seven years this October, but his shadow still falls around the East Tennessee farm he moved his family to in the 1970s.

  • Speller: Marveling at changes and growth in three teenage boys

    It’s generally this time of year when I learn what it would be like to have triplets. My nephews visit us for a week or so during the summer.

  • Storm: Artist awakens compassion

    They sit in kennels — hopeful, fearful, cheerful or sad. Some are picked up off the streets, wandering lost and alone.

State rests case against Sutton

The state rested its case on Wednesday in the misdemeanor trial of David C. Sutton after a day in which Sutton questioned law enforcement officers about everything they thought, said, heard, wrote in their reports or did when he was arrested at the courthouse in 2013.

  • Jones supports effort to unseat Boehner

    Pitt County’s Republican congressman is supporting a resolution seeking to unseat GOP House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio.U.S. Rep.

  • Principal ready for new journey

    The McMillen family likes eastern North Carolina so much that they are moving more than 1,100 miles across the country so Doug McMillen can work at St.

  • Pitt County jobless rate dips slightly

    Pitt County’s unemployment rate dropped two-tenths of a percent in June from the previous month, but remained five-tenths of a percent behind the state average.

  • Clark, Shanahan appointed to ECU Board of Trustees

    Gov. Pat McCrory on Tuesday reappointed Greenville businessman Edwin Clark and Wake County attorney Kieran Shanahan to the East Carolina University Board of Trustees.

  • Clarks Neck couples fight fires together

    At the Clarks Neck Fire and Rescue Department, when they say firefighting is all in the family, they not only mean fathers and sons, they’re also talking about husbands and wives.

K-9 tracks down suspect

A police officer and his dog apprehended a man after he broke into his ex-girlfriend’s house and assaulted her as she attempted to escape with her 4-month-old child, the Greenville Police Department reported.

  • Police report: Injuries reported in assault

    A man suffered moderate injuries in an assault early Wednesday morning, according to a Greenville Police Department report.

  • Delivery driver robbed; two suspects apprehended

    Two juveniles were in custody after allegedly robbing a pizza delivery driver at gunpoint on Wednesday near the ECU campus, the Greenville Police Department reported.

  • GPD: Juveniles in custody for armed robbery

    Two juveniles are in custody for an incident where a Domino's Pizza delivery driver was robbed on Wednesday Wednesday the Greenville Police Department reported.

  • Police: Big bust, secret compartment

    Police made one of their largest-ever herion busts last week after officers stopped an SUV with a secret compartment under the back seat on Fire Tower Road, officials said Tuesday.

  • Crime: Car window punched out

    A verbal dispute escalated into a fight last week that damaged a man’s vehicle, according to a Greenville Police Department report issued on Tuesday.

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