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Abby: Woman doesn't love boyfriend's son

Dear Abby: I am in a great relationship with a wonderful man, “Kevin.” He loves me very much and we get along well.

  • Kolasa: Women for Women helps

    Q Can you tell your readers how thankful we are that Women for Women of Pitt County supports food and nutrition education and programs for women and their families in Pitt County?

  • Mushrooms for the Super Bowl?

    Anybody who has kids will appreciate this milestone. My daughter ate an entire mushroom for the first time the other day!

  • Burritos as a Super Bowl finger food

    There is something magical about a burrito, that combination of crispy tortilla edges that turn doughy soft at the center, all concealing a delicious blend of beans and meat and melted cheese.

  • Abby: Husband wants to spice it up

    Dear Abby: My wife and I have been married for quite a while, and our intimate life became monotonous and unimaginative a long time ago.

  • Dr. K: Heart attack recovery time

    Q I am 59 years old. I recently came home after being hospitalized for five days for a mild heart attack.

Huskies roll past ECU women

HARTFORD, Conn. — Kiah Stokes put up the fourth triple-double in UConn history to help the Huskies to an 87-32 rout of East Carolina on Wednesday night.

  • City mourns athletics leader

    Wednesday was supposed to be an exciting day for the local baseball community, but it turned out to be a day of mourning.

  • ECU comeback comes up short

    A 3-point barrage in the second half helped East Carolina put a scare into Memphis on Wednesday, but it was not enough for the Pirates to notch their first road win of the season.

  • 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.

  • Unknowns often make headlines

    PHOENIX — Almost all football fans know Tom Brady, Russell Wilson, Richard Sherman, Marshawn Lynch and Rob Gronkowski.

  • Academic fraud cases multiply

    The head of NCAA enforcement says academic misconduct is on the rise in college athletics and his department is currently handling 20 open investigations.

Reflector editorial cartoons

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

  • Editorial: Tillis could strike diplomacy

    President Obama on Tuesday announced a plan to open parts of the southeastern U.S. coastline for oil and gas drilling, upsetting a significant portion of liberal Democrats.

  • Letter: Question Surgeon General pick

    On Dec. 15, Dr. Vivek Murthy was confirmed as the U.S. Surgeon General by a Democrat-controlled Senate.

  • Letter: Practicing Christians too silent

    I wish to address the Jan. 19 Public Forum article by Robert W. Tyson of Winterville.

  • Gannon: New job recruiter

    North Carolina’s new, top jobs recruiter moved to the state just after the first of the year.

  • Editorial: County's brighter picture

    The Congressional Budget Office, according to The Wall Street Journal, estimates that the nation’s economic recovery will continue through at least the end of 2017.

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.

  • Speller: King legacy is to serve others

    Our community and those throughout the country will celebrate the legacy of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., today with parades, marches, speeches and other programs.

Health care act affects tax returns

Like it, hate it or ignore it, beginning in 2015, the Affordable Care Act will affect almost every working person’s taxes, including, for the first time since it was enacted, employers.

  • Agency works on NC Fast backlog

    Pitt County Social Services is splitting up the job of processing Medicaid reviews in an effort to clear out a backlog of cases.

  • Mayor focused on reopening Pungo

    After the Belhaven Town Council voted on Monday to allow Vidant Health to move forward with plans for its new multispecialty health care facility, the town’s mayor called the health provider’s actions legal but unethical.

  • Blizzard has ripple effect on travel

    The light snow that fell briefly in Greenville was no problem Tuesday for air travelers leaving the city, but those whose final destinations were in the Northeast got more familiar with Charlotte.

  • Gym, pickleball eyed for county park

    Recreation advocates said a gymnasium, pickleball court and regulation-sized soccer fields are among the things they would like added to the county park on County Home Road.

  • Opinions divided on Aycock issue

    Several dozen staff, faculty, alumni and students spoke at the second of two forums on the possibility of renaming a residence hall on campus, with participants split on their opinions about retaining the name or changing it.

Verdict hailed as victory

A habitual felon was sentenced to at least 38 years in prison Wednesday following a ruling that prosecutors said is a victory for west Greenville.

  • Jury sees video in Walmart death

    A jury on Wednesday watched a video that showed a fatal hit-and-run in a Walmart parking lot and heard a frantic 911 call that a woman had been run over from foot to head.

  • SHP report: Crash injures three

    An SUV and pickup truck collided at a high speed near Pactolus, injuring three people and causing $15,000 damage, the State Highway Patrol reported.

  • Langley sentenced in shooting

    Update: Willie Langley Jr. was sentenced to a minimum of about 38 years in prison on Wednesday after a jury found him guilty of six felony counts in a 2014 shooting.

  • Jury set in Walmart hit-and-run fatal

    A jury was seated Tuesday to hear the case against a Grimesland man charged in a fatal hit-and-run at a Greenville Walmart in 2013.

  • Crime: Heroin in lottery tickets siezed

    Task force officers seized 1,100 bags of heroin wrapped in New York lottery tickets and made one arrest after a monthlong investigation, according to a news release issued Tuesday.


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