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Grizzard: Steele tops list

At age 85, Barbara Walters announced last week that although she has retired, she has not said goodbye to celebrity interviews.

  • VIDEO PETS: Pets available for adoption, Oct. 26

    Meet our pets of the week, G.G. and Midnight. They can both be visited at the Humane Society of Eastern Carolina.

  • Lost and Found, pet news

    Lost and foundLOST: spayed Siamese cat, dark mask with brown patch on back, white paws “Bandit,” Beaumont Drive, 531-7918; male tabby cat with white chest, microchip, “Charlie,” Graham and Main streets, Winterville, 364-2662, 347-2143 or 412-9990; spayed tuxedo cat, raw area of skin around neck, “Oreo” East 14th Street, 341-0451; male neutered Maincoon cat, shorter fur on one side, declawed in front, Frog Level Road, Winterville 814-0972; red and white dog big ears, “Rayne,” Beasley Drive 287-5417; male tan and black striped tabby, black spots on belly, “Buddy,” Spay Today Clinic, 757-3970; female black and tan Basset hound-dachshund mix, floppy ears, “Dawn,” pink collar with tags, Westhaven subdivision, Kempton Drive (last seen near Regency), 756-2108 or 714-6482.

  • Pets for adoption

    Animal ShelterThe Pitt County Animal Shelter’s featured Pet of the Week is Kallie, a medium-sized adult female Labrador retriever mix.

  • Rosemond: Anxiety often transmitted

    Since the beginning of the 2014-15 school year, several elementary teachers have asked me why so many of today’s kids come to school with anxiety issues.

  • Hax: Mom’s anger lingering

    Q My daughter is doing very well post-divorce. I can’t seem to shake the anger I have for her ex, though. He left the marriage for a co-worker.

Wait over for Whisnant

Many people with a connection to East Carolina’s men’s basketball team — players, coaches, media members and fans — are expecting Terry Whisnant to pick up where Akeem Richmond left off last season.

  • Peele: Opportunity to play Pinehurs

    If you’ve ever wanted to walk the ground where golfing greats have walked, here’s your chance.

  • Rose sweeps into East final

    J.H. Rose volleyball impressed during its final match in Greenville this season, sweeping East Chapel Hill 25-8, 25-20, 25-21 on Saturday to claim a spot in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association 4-A East final.

  • UNC comes back to stun Cavs

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — With its high-powered offense stymied throughout the second half and its much-maligned defense in trouble, North Carolina got rescued by a most unlikely trio of players Saturday in a stunning 28-27 victory against Virginia.

  • Harvick has work cut out

    MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Kevin Harvick has picked his way through traffic before at Martinsville Speedway, but never when the stakes were so high.

  • Rockets sign Akeem Richmond

    His contract is not guaranteed, but his opportunity to prove himself in the NBA is.

Reflector editorial cartoons

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

  • Editorial: City should repeal tax

    When the Greenville City Council voted in June to add two cents to the property tax rate, half of the increase was in response to state legislation approved two weeks before repealing some local business taxes as of next summer.

  • Letter: Three Democrats won Nobel

    The Tuesday, Oct. 21, issue of The Daily Reflector had a letter to the editor from Marie Robinson of Ayden.

  • Letter: Embrace benefits of ACA

    I have heard all the comments from my patients, my politicians, my fellow church members and of course my colleagues.

  • Krauthammer: Obama plays the bewildered bystander

    The president is upset. Very upset. Frustrated and angry.

  • Oct. 25 Darts & Laurels

    Daarts — To the ratio of school nurses to students in Pitt County schools.

Clark: UNC must look to its students

A single paragraph stood out from the 130-plus page report presented last week detailing the athletic-academic scandal at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

  • Grizzard: Steele tops list

    At age 85, Barbara Walters announced last week that although she has retired, she has not said goodbye to celebrity interviews.

  • Rutledge: Itching to go camping?

    I went camping, kayaking and fishing last week with my friend Paul Lockhart. Paul caught 100 percent more fish that I did. He hauled in two and I caught one.

  • Summers: No need to defend win

    Don’t defend the win.In a postgame locker room filled with East Carolina football players who for the second time in as many games fused into a singular driving force when it counted most, head coach Ruffin McNeill told his team to shun any notion that it hadn’t won by enough.

  • Speller: Disease brings suffering

    A report last week said that a Texas college is denying admission to applicants from countries with confirmed Ebola cases, even though those nations have no known cases of the disease.

  • Storm: One walk, three agendas

    The crisp, bright blue days of October are ideal for walking. Yet sometimes, autumn jaunts become an exercise in frustration.

Man of Steele is back

If Drew Steele has one question when he gets out of bed in the morning and walks into his parents’ room, it is this: “Did you miss me?”Mike and Sandy Steele don’t really have to give an answer.

  • PCC notes: Live burn training

    WINTERVILLE — Firefighters from three area stations participated in a live burn qualification course through Pitt Community College’s Continuing Education Division this month.

  • ECU nnotes: Students learn while training teens

    Three days a week, Becky Blanton of Jamesville travels 90 miles round trip to East Carolina University. And she is not attending classes.

  • Financial health: You have to S.P.E.N.D.

    Recently, I wrote about recognizing why most financial plans fail, because L.I.F.E. happens. Now, you can do something about it.

  • Gas prices drop below $3

    Gas prices dipped below $3 per gallon on Friday in Greenville for the first time in nearly four years.

  • Cooking up something at the VFW

    A Pitt County veterans service group wants to cook up something special for its members this year, and a local neighborhood redevelopment organization has its sights set on rallying county residents to help make it happen.

DWI report: Video IDs driver

A woman was charged with driving while impaired Monday after a street video camera recorded her running off Reade Circle and hit a utility pole.

  • Crime: Teen robbed at home

    A 19-year-old male reported he was robbed at his home in the 3500 block of East 10th Street on Thursday night by a man who knocked on his door.

  • Greenville Fire-Rescue calls

    Greenville Fire-Rescue responded to more than 330 fire and EMS calls from Oct. 16-22.

  • Man faces drug charges

    Police arrested a man on Wednesday night who had narcotics and $3,500 in his possession near a school zone, the Greenville Police Department reported.

  • Crime: Man pulls gun on woman

    A man pulled a gun on a woman at her home on Thursday after she refused to perform sexual favors, the Greenville Police Department reported.

  • Town considers police options

    FOUNTAIN — Town officials and residents met with neighborhood safety specialists for a series of roundtable talks to prepare for the Fountain Police Department’s closure.

Bless your heart
Bless your heart

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