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Abby: Keep medications kept under lock and key

Dear Abby: You missed the chance to communicate a life-or-death message to your readers when you answered a letter from an “Ohio Grandma” (July 14).

  • Dr. K: Stop-smoking strategies

    Stop-smoking strategies include more than nicotine patchesQ I’ve been trying to quit smoking with nicotine replacement patches, but it hasn’t worked.

  • Hot Dish: Chipotle Mexican Grill opens

    After much anticipation, Chipotle Mexican Grill has opened at 610 S.E. Greenville Blvd.

  • Kolasa: ‘Eat Right Now’ airing on ECU TV

    Q I have seen your program on ECU TV (Channel 99) a bunch of times.

  • Pimiento cheese renaissance

    Richmond, Va.Could it be that the cocktail and craft beer scenes are making the “caviar of the South” suddenly hip?They’re certainly trying.

  • Abby: Man is out of ex-wife’s control

    Dear Abby: Last year I found a bottle of Valtrex in my husband’s car. He had been taking the medicine for months.When I asked him about it, he lied.

Allen, Pirates focused on AAC

As he weaved in and out of North Carolina Tar Heel tacklers two Saturdays ago, Breon Allen proved one of the more hidden truths about the East Carolina football offense.

  • VIDEO: Fearless Forecast, Oct. 2

    Daily Reflector sports staffers Jim Gentry, Tony Castleberry and Ronnie Woodward break down Week 7 of Pitt County's 2014 high school football season and make their predictions.

  • NASCAR drivers fear next round

    CHARLOTTE — Drivers have been fretting about the second round of NASCAR’s Chase for the Sprint Cup championship for weeks.

  • NCSU looking for scoring balance

    RALEIGH — A year ago, North Carolina State coach Mark Gottfried — not to mention every opponent — knew where the ball was going when the Wolfpack needed a big basket.

  • Thomas one of ACC’s stars

    ATLANTA — Justin Thomas’s will to win has helped Georgia Tech get off to an impressive start in what has been a memorable first month as the Yellow Jackets’ starting quarterback.

  • ’Canes look to new leadership

    RALEIGH — At first glance, this looks a lot like the same Carolina Hurricanes team that missed the playoffs for a fifth straight year.

Reflector editorial cartoons

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

  • Editorial: Step toward restoring all

    Certainly unexpected is this community’s out-front role in protecting young male victims of sex trafficking, but above all it underscores the pervasiveness of the problem.

  • Letter: Open borders will destroy US

    Do you recognize America? Since Barack Obama took office we have watched illegals with diseases and violent criminal histories walk across our southern border while our border patrol agents are instructed from Washington to “stand down.

  • Letter: Divided council hurting city

    The appointed Greenville Bond Committee’s recommendation of a possible $14 million bond issue to fund street and park improvements is a reasonable measure to make Greenville a wonderful family oriented community.

  • Letter: Teague has heart for service

    I’m writing to express my support of Lee Teague for District Court Judge. I have known Lee and his family for the past seven years.

  • Dionne: Election turning on terrorism

    The beheadings of Jim Foley and Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State enraged and horrified the nation.

Clark: Pirates’ excellence rubs off

East Carolina’s football program has attracted major attention recently and especially this past week after its 70-41 win over the University of North Carolina’s Tar Heels ­— even though at least one national editor put the Pirates in the wrong state.

  • Grizzard: Living well best response

    I’m one of the fortunate few who gets to have her name in the paper pretty often without having to do anything all that impressive to get it there.

  • Rutledge: Duke goes to the goats

    Some non-natives have invaded the North Carolina coastline and are keeping beachfront property owners from enjoying their valuable views.

  • Speller: Benefit runs, walks

    Ahhhhh! Feel that? Autumn breezes are in the air. Autumn, or fall, begins Tuesday, and it’s my favorite season.

  • Summers: Purple skies over new era

    It’s a brand-new era. When dusk descended on Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium on Saturday evening, there was a small trickle of the record-setting crowd beginning to traverse the staircases and disappear into the coming night.

  • Storm: Tacky isn't edgy

    When I first saw the Kent State sweatshirt with what looked like blood spattered across its front, I thought it was some kind of a twisted, photoshopped fake.

Vigil urges end to domestic violence

One by one in the quiet darkness of the courtroom, 36 names were called.As each name was read, someone in the gallery stood with a candle.

  • Herman leaving Vidant Health

    David Herman has resigned his position as chief executive officer of Vidant Health, the board of directors announced Wednesday.

  • Paul seeks to extend GOP reach

    Requiring voter identification is not a tool of voter suppression, but Republicans need to understand why people have that perception and work to change it, a possible candidate for the GOP presidential nomination said Wednesday.

  • Pitt jobless rate up for third month

    The Pitt County unemployment rate rose for the third consecutive month in August, raising concerns about job availability, a local economist said.

  • Brook Valley announcement today

    Brook Valley Country Club members will be able to resume play on the golf course in their east Greenville neighborhood through the efforts of a group of members who found a way revive the club that ceased operations Tuesday.

  • Court restores same-day registration

    The Fourth Circuit reinstated same-day registration and out-of-precinct voting Wednesday, ahead of the general election in November, drawing both praise and concern from state and elected officials.

Charges filed in local robberies

New information led to an arrest in two robbery cases from 2013, the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office announced Wednesday.

  • Robber remains at large

    A man robbed at gunpoint Tuesday is a 21-year-old resident of the apartment complex where the incident occurred, a Greenville Police Department reported.

  • Students treated for pepper spray

    Seven students suffered side effects from pepper spray after a school resource officer used it to break up a fight on Wednesday at J.H. Rose High School, officials said.

  • Crime: Robber steals phone

    A man with a gun robbed a person of a cellphone at an apartment parking lot near East Carolina University, police reported TuesdayThe robbery took place about 5:20 p.m. at Pirate Place Apartments on Charles Boulevard, Greenville Police Department spokeswoman Kristen Hunter said.

  • Highway Patrol: Vehicle hits ditch

    A single-car wreck on Stantonsburg Road near Farmville injured the driver on Sept. 24, the State Highway Patrol reported.

  • Robbery near ECU campus

    The Daily ReflectorAn armed robbery occurred Tuesday evening at an apartment complex near the ECU campus, according to an ECU alert.

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