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Abby: Mom seeks detour to safety

Dear Abby: My in-laws are fabulous. They love me and think the world of our 2-year-old daughter, “Hayley.” They do anything to support us.

FIFA officials arrested

ZURICH — The U.S. government launched a corruption attack on soccer’s global governing body Wednesday, pulling FIFA executives out of a luxury Zurich hotel to face racketeering charges and raiding regional offices in Miami.

  • Hardee effort leads DHC

    D.H. Conley’s softball team has had different players take on the role of hero throughout the playoffs.It was Breanna Hardee’s turn on Wednesday.

  • Kruczynski gets the call

    Evan Kruczynski will be East Carolina’s first pitcher at the Coral Gables Regional.

  • ECU athletic academic rates improve

    INDIANAPOLIS — The NCAA released its latest Academic Progress Rate results Wednesday, touting continued improvement by athletes in the classroom — even in two sports that have traditionally lagged — while acknowledging that lower-resource schools are struggling to perform.

  • Freshman takes leading role for State

    RALEIGH — Brian Brown figured he would spend his freshman year in a supporting role on North Carolina State’s staff as it tried to replace high draft pick Carlos Rodon.

  • Pitching matchup set

    Evan Kruczynski will be East Carolina baseball’s first pitcher at the Coral Gables Regional.

Reflector editorial cartoons

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

  • Editorial: City bond worthy of support

    The Greenville City Council’s approval on Tuesday of a $15.85 million bond resolution for road improvements and enhancements is a prudent path to improving the city’s transportation infrastructure while interest rates remain low.

  • Letter: Traffic planning not improving

    This is to our mayor and the city planners regarding your poor planning of the city and traffic.

  • Letter: Grow renewable energy sources

    In 2007, North Carolina was the first state in the Southeast to enact a law requiring a percentage of energy production to come from renewable sources, called the Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard, or REPS. This law called for the percentage of renewable energy to rise, incrementally, from 3 percent in 2012 to 12.5 percent in 2021.

  • Dionne: Ireland's 'social revolution'

    Consider the stunned disbelief, perhaps of a somewhat aggressive sort, that would have greeted anyone who might have told a tavern crowd in Dorchester or Southie three decades ago that Ireland would be the first nation in the world to approve gay marriage by popular vote.

  • Editorial: Support GO-Science Center

    Two years ago when ground was broken for the GO-Science Center in Greenville, the news was heralded as a boost for tourism and economic development while providing a substantial layer to the local education infrastructure.

Clark: Duke's coal-ash fiasco

I should feel satisfied and hopeful that Duke Energy has now faced the music and agreed to make reparations for the disastrous coal-ash spill last year that sent tons of sooty waste into the Dan River.

  • Speller: Farmville’s first historical marker named for general

    Farmville will unveil and dedicate its first state highway historical marker Friday in honor of Gen. Allen Hal Turnage.

  • Peele: Classic coming to Ironwood

    The seventh annual Temple Golf Classic will be held June 18 at Ironwood Golf and Country Club. The event will tee off at 9 a.m.

  • Hudson: Reminders of the joys of life

    When my husband, Bill, saw the email that there were free tomato plants in the company break room, he stopped by to pick one up for us.

  • Rutledge: Honda mules, Anabaptist vans

    Shortly after we arrived at my parent’s house for a visit in 2004, my father asked my wife to walk with him to an area of the farm we affectionately call the pony lot.

  • Burns: The war on teen drinking

    The story we published in Sunday’s paper about a party bus transporting some intoxicated teens to a high school prom hopefully was a conversation starter for families with school-age children.

Food banks seek summer supplies

As area students are counting down the number of days until they are out for the summer, some families are counting down the number of meals.

  • Red Cross joins blood services

    Two American Red Cross divisions now are located in one facility.

  • Exchange program seeks hosts

    A local program that brings French and Spanish high school students to Greenville is looking for host families for the summer.

  • Locals offer feedback on UNC search

    UNC system officials were on hand at East Carolina Heart Institute on Wednesday night to hear feedback from students, faculty and community members about the search for a new system president.

  • Kayak rentals make Tar accessible

    Recreation on the Tar River in Greenville is challenging with limited entry and exit locations.

  • Council approves $15.85 million bond

    The Greenville City Council took the next step with a new $15.85 million proposed bond after a majority voted to approve an amended list of projects.

Plea in bathroom window case

A 17-year-old pleaded guilty to breaking and entering last week after being accused of climbing through the bathroom window of a woman’s apartment while she was taking a shower.

  • Crime: Lawn equipment stolen

    Pitt County Sheriff’s Office deputies are investigating an incident in which lawn equipment was stolen from a business west of Greenville.

  • Girlfriend says man fired shot at her

    Police arrested a Grimesland man on a charge he fired a shot at his girlfriend Tuesday night after she refused to get into his vehicle, the Greenville Police Department reported.

  • Crime: Vehicles reported missing

    Two vehicles were reported missing to the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office police by a man who was moving during the Memorial Day weekend.

  • Fire crews contain wall fire

    Greenville Fire-Rescue was able to quickly extinguish a fire at a Deck Street apartment building on Tuesday once it located it inside a wall, officials said.

  • Man arrested in CVS robbery

    Greenville police arrested a man suspected in a Tuesday drug store robbery after locating the getaway car several hours later, officials reported.

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