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St. Paul’s Christmas Homes Tour

Seven local homes will be open for self-guided tours Dec. 5 during the 14th annual St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Christmas Homes Tour and Bazaar.

  • Go! Guide Nov. 27

    SATURDAY ECU Football The ECU football team will host Cincinnati in their regular season finale on Saturday at noon at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.

  • After hours Nov. 27

    5TH STREET DISTILLERY annex: 120 and 122 E. Fifth St. 757-3034. Wednesday-Saturday: DJ. A.J. Mcmurphy’s: 1914 Turnbury Drive. 355-7956. Tuesday: Blues night.

  • Movie Capsules Nov. 27

    Capsules of movies playing at local theaters. New releases are indicated with an asterisk.

  • Pixar’s trippy ‘Good Dinosaur’ stumbles

    “The Good Dinosaur” is Pixar’s most trippy and tripped-up film: a wayward tale, uncertain of its steps, about a Gumby-green young dinosaur lost in prehistoric forests that are rendered in lushly sensory detail and populated by bug-eyed animations.

  • Arts Datebook Nov. 27

    Gray GalleryThe School of Art and Design’s annual Holiday Exhibition and sale will be held Dec. 3-5.

Rivals ready for rematch

The last time D.H. Conley walked off the field after a game against J.H. Rose, the Vikings had just finished a dominating 37-14 victory that ignited their current eight-game winning streak.

  • Pirates' shooting problems persist

    B.J. Tyson possibly breaking out of a season-long slump was not enough for East Carolina’s basketball team against Arkansas-Little Rock on Thursday.

  • Top 25: ’Cuse tops UConn

    PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas — Michael Gbinije and Trevor Cooney each had 17 points and Syracuse beat No. 18 Connecticut 79-76 on Thursday to advance to the championship game of the Battle 4 Atlantis.

  • Defense helps Panthers stay perfect

    ARLINGTON, Texas — Cam Newton sprinted to a corner of the $1.2 billion showplace of the Dallas Cowboys and sported a wide smile while pointing a camera at celebrating Carolina fans.

  • Motivation mounting for Cincy

    For Cincinnati’s football team, at least part of its motivation for Saturday’s game against East Carolina in Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium is to make up for the embarrassment of what happened last week on national television.

  • No Vegas vacation for Pirates

    East Carolina’s basketball team embarked on a West Coast road trip eight days ago, and the Pirates are still looking for their first victory.

Reflector editorial cartoons

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

  • National Editorial: Values on line

    The United States has two major threats at this point in time — terrorists such as Islamic State, whose recent attacks in Paris, Beirut, Mali and high above Egypt indicate a broadening of its merciless reach, and our homegrown demagoguery and fear about innocent Syrian families fleeing such horrors.

  • Letter: Obama should 'lead or resign'

    A recent article in The New York Post by Michael Goodwin, titled “It’s time for Obama to make a choice: Lead us or Resign,” received quite a bit of attention.

  • Letter: More leadership, less hype

    Intellectual honesty rather than Democratic Party or Republican Party hype is necessary as our national leaders deal with Syrian refugees.

  • Gannon: Embrace the tolls

    I know it has four letters, but I’ve still never understood why “toll” is such a bad word in North Carolina.

  • Editorial: Thankful ministry

    Family and friends will gather in Pitt County to enjoy a Thanksgiving feast today, and hundreds of their neighbors did the same on Saturday, thanks to the volunteers at JOY Soup Kitchen. 
Although the soup kitchen gains a lot of attention around its special holiday dinners, it depends on the community’s support for the meals it provides all year.

Woodward: ECU record flawed

East Carolina women’s basketball set a program record* for single-game home attendance — 5,408 — on Friday against Presbyterian thanks to its Education Day event.

  • Speller: Count the many blessings

    When November rolls around, thoughtful, conscientious — and, yes, thankful friends on Facebook begin the daily task of counting their blessings.

  • Storm: When hounds become hipsters

    It started when my sister posted an ad for clip-on man buns on her Facebook page, “No, no, no and no,” she wrote, thinking that everyone would be in on the joke.

  • Peele: Ranking ECU golfers

    Usually, I don’t cover much college golf in this column, but I thought I would take a look at how some East Carolina University golfers are doing in comparison with their fellow collegians.

  • Summers: ECU enjoys easy win

    ORLANDO, Fla.Win and advance.There was genuine jubilation emanating from the visitors’ locker room beneath Bright House Networks Stadium late Thursday night.

  • Rutledge: One long shower

    We had our utilities provider conduct one of those efficiency assessments on our house.

Farmville man charged in Friday shooting

The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office charged a 22-year-old Farmville man with attempted first-degree murder after he allegedly shot another man at a residence on Stantonsburg Road northeast of Farmville Friday morning.

  • Crosstown rivals to battle

    Not many people go into November with the goal of earning themselves a busy work week through the Thanksgiving holiday.

  • Capacity crowd expected for clash

    Officials are expecting up to 4,000 people at tonight’s third-round state playoff game between crosstown football rivals J.H. Rose and D.H. Conley high schools.

  • Economic development manager hired

    The City of Greenville has hired a new economic development manager after an eight-month search.

  • Thursday shoppers get jump on frenzy

    While many people spent the Thanksgiving holiday at home sharing meals with family and friends, some Greenville residents took advantage of the light traffic and near-empty parking lots to get a head start on their Christmas shopping.

  • Bikes help roll out lesson in citizenship

    When some boys who had spent the day kayaking and riding bikes at Love A Sea Turtle’s science camp returned at night and stole some of those bikes, leaders of the organization declined to press charges.

Brothers face multiple charges in break-ins

Two brothers who used expert-like strategies to break into local businesses and steal hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of money and property were arrested on Tuesday.

  • Man dies from Thursday shooting

    A 26-year-old Greenville man died from injuries suffered in a Thanksgiving day shooting in the area of West Sixth Street, the Greenville Police Department reported on Friday.

  • Crime: Gunfire hits occupied residence

    The Greenville Police Department is investigating a shooting into an occupied dwelling that occurred on Summer Place, according to a case report released on Thursday.

  • Crime: Gun, electronics stolen

    Thieves broke in an Elm Street home on Monday afternoon and stole a handgun, electronics and other items valued at $6,500, the Greenville Police Department reported.

  • Brothers ID'd in hole-in-wall cases

    A pair of Greenville brothers has been arrested in connection with hole-in-the-wall break-ins that occurred at more than 50 businesses in Greenville and Pitt County during the past several years, law enforcement announced late Tuesday.

  • Delivery driver robbed, punched

    A delivery driver was punched in the face during a robbery on Monday night, the Greenville Police Department reported.

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