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Dance depicts emotional journey

She speaks in “we”s. “We have an appointment tomorrow.”“We were at the hospital for 19 days.” For the last year, Tommi Galaska’s “we” has often been her and her son, Reddick, 9, who was diagnosed with lymphoma last February — going to doctors’ offices and then to scans and blood tests, into the hospital and to surgery and then to chemotherapy and back again.

Locals: Blount still a force

Jaquan Blount was often an offensive initiator when he was playing basketball at Farmville Central High School and Pitt Community College, using his quickness to drive by defenders before going in for a shot of his own or passing to a teammate.

  • Recruit trio to visit Pirates

    With the final days counting down until Wednesday’s National Signing Day, the East Carolina football team is expecting a final trio of visitors to campus this weekend.

  • Woods stumbles in return

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Tiger Woods helped attract a record, raucous crowd to the Phoenix Open on Thursday, the first big event in a week that concludes with the Super Bowl.

  • Logan named 49ers coach

    Reports on the NFL Network and in the San Jose Mercury News have confirmed that former East Carolina football coach Steve Logan has been named the quarterbacks coach for the San Francisco 49ers.

  • NFL: Concussions down 25 percent

    PHOENIX — The rate of concussions among NFL players fell 25 percent this season, according to the league, even as injury reporting and trips to injured reserve list rose overall.

  • Lynch lashes out

    PHOENIX — Marshawn Lynch changed the script and fired back at his critics.

Reflector editorial cartoons

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

  • National Editorial: Seasonal workers

    Many Mexicans who came to this country illegally in order to find work would go home if they could, former Mexican president Felipe Calderón says.

  • Letter: City tax hike prudent

    I was surprised by The Daily Reflector’s Tuesday editorial, again complaining about Greenville City Council’s the last-minute addition of the one-cent property tax to last June’s budget.

  • Letter: Williams column appreciated

    I want to express my appreciation for the Walter E. Williams columns in The Daily Reflector.

  • Gannon: More moderate GOP?

    What General Assembly will we get this year?

  • 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.

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.

Workers protest alleged assault

Fast food restaurant employees and other service workers rallied around a Greenville woman Thursday as she protested an alleged assault by her manager while she was at work this week.

  • Officials tour private school

    Local leaders touted a private school as an option for educating children as well as a potentially valuable recruiting tool for industries, playing an important role in economic development of the region.

  • Downtown parking deck opens

    The downtown parking deck opens today at noon, more than seven months after ground was broken on the lot at Fourth and Cotanche streets.

  • PCC projects making progress

    Some construction projects around Pitt Community College are wrapping up in the coming weeks, including an expansion to the student center, according to officials.

  • Tour eyes tax credit restorations

    State officials visited Greenville and met with city leaders Thursday to tour local properties that have benefited from the now-defunct state historic tax credit program.

  • 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.

Man sentenced after emotional trial

A Pitt County man was sentenced to at least seven years in prison on Thursday after he was found guilty of a hit and run that killed his girlfriend in front of a local Walmart.

  • Crime: Man charged in assault

    Greenville Police Department officers arrested a man on a charge he cut his girlfriend on the leg Tuesday at a hotel, according to reports.

  • Hit-and-run driver sentenced

    Update: Brandon Colby Yaw has been sentenced to 84 to 113 months in prison, or 7 to 9 1/2 years, for felonious hit and run causing death or serious injury.

  • 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.

  • 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.


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