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Kolasa: Sorting out cooking oils

Q What is the healthiest cooking oil? — M.F., WintervilleA Happy Thanksgiving to all.

Carden values supporting cast

At the periphery of the hoopla surrounding East Carolina’s Justin Hardy setting the NCAA record for career receptions last weekend, another, lesser appreciated phenomenon was at play.

  • Tyson leads Pirates to win

    Freshman B.J. Tyson scored 22 points and sophomore Caleb White added 16 to lead East Carolina past Fresno State, 58-52, on Tuesday at the Gulf Coast Showcase in Eresto, Fla.

  • ACC: Duke refocuses on Wake

    DURHAM — There’s a fresh coat of paint and new carpet in the visitor’s locker room at Duke. All signs of Carolina blue spray paint are gone.

  • UNC in packed Atlantis field

    PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas — North Carolina coach Roy Williams knows a trip to the Bahamas will not in any way resemble a Thanksgiving vacation for his Tar Heels.

  • McNeill lauds bounce-back effort

    East Carolina head football coach Ruffin McNeill continued to champion on Monday afternoon his team’s bounce-back victory against Tulane last weekend in his usual team-first way.

  • Cold shooting costs Pirates

    Greg Mays scored 15 points and grabbed six rebounds to lead Green Bay to a 66-49 victory over East Carolina on Monday in the Gulf Coast Showcase in Estero, Fla.

Reflector editorial cartoons

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

  • Editorial: Support historic village

    Moving the Eastern Carolina Village & Farm Museum 1840-1940 in 2009 from the Pitt County fairgrounds to the former Pitt County Home farm on County Home Road was a long and difficult endeavor.

  • Letter: University area improving

    I recently read about crime decreasing in the university neighborhood due to Chief Aden’s policing tactics coupled with the property owner’s renovations and improvements.

  • Letter: Examine profit motive

    Let me get this straight. Whistle blowers Willingham, McCants, and McAdoo are joining with trial lawyers across the nation to sue the oldest state-supported university for guiding students into diplomas of dubious value.

  • Gannon: House speaker's job tough

    Raleigh If you put 73 people in a room and they come out fully “united,” that’s a brainwashed cult.

  • Editorial: Serving pets, community

    As we enter the holiday season and offer thanks for tables of plenty, the season also calls us to recognize the needs of those doing without.

Gannon: House speaker's job tough

Raleigh If you put 73 people in a room and they come out fully “united,” that’s a brainwashed cult.

  • Burns: Immigration is who we are

    Most Americans know about the Pilgrims and their voyage in 1620 on the Mayflower. Our Thanksgiving celebrations this week are rooted in their story.

  • Summers: All eyes on Hardy

    The college football universe scrambled to keep pace, to find No. 2 on every play.“Is that him out on the left flank? No, no, he’s in the slot.

  • Clark: One dig Woods couldn’t let slide

    Long and loud complaints often hide the real things down deep that most hurt or anger us.

  • Peele: Hendrix signs with UNCG

    Bryce Hendrix, a four-year letterman on the D.H. Conley boys’ golf team, has signed a grant-in-aid with UNC Greensboro.

  • Rutledge: Old cars, beautiful women

    If not for the early influence of my friend Paul Lockhart, I might never have considered myself capable of repairing my own car.

Rally decries ‘injustice system’

Calls for an end to violence against blacks in America, accusations of injustice and support for an economic boycott were voiced during a rally Tuesday night outside the Pitt County Courthouse.

  • Igniting interest in charter school

    One of the county’s first charter schools has introduced itself to the community, including families interested in enrolling in its opening year.

  • Shelter seeks city, county funds

    The leaders of Greenville Community Shelters are seeking the help of local government to complete work on its new emergency shelter.

  • Highways stuffed over holiday

    As the price of gas has dropped, people at the gas pump just aren’t so grumpy as they used to be.

  • Thanksgiving closures

    City offices: Closed Thursday and Friday.County offices: Closed Thursday and Friday.Pitt County Schools: Closed Wednesday through Friday.

  • Fitness class goes to the dogs

    Two mornings a week, East Carolina University students make their way into the Pitt County Animal Shelter, sign in, grab a pedometer and attach a leash to one of the dogs who are happy to trot beside them during their regular walks around nearby Alice F. Keene Park.

Deputy, device deliver happy ending

Kristan Strickland woke up in the middle of the night and discovered her husband wasn’t breathing and had no pulse.

  • Crime: Assault in parking lot reported

    Greenville police were called to investigate an assault by pointing a gun in the parking lot of a student apartment complex on Monday.

  • SHP: Two vehicles flip; three hurt

    Three people were injured near Simpson earlier this month when an impaired driver traveling above the speed limit lost control of the van he was driving.

  • Car wedged under truck

    A man whose car ended up wedged under an 18-wheeler Tuesday evening on Dickinson Avenue Extension appeared to have only moderate injuries, according to a deputy fire chief at the scene.

  • Help sought to ID suspect

    The Greenville Police Department on Tuesday released images of a man it believes used a stolen credit card to make several fraudulent purchases.

  • Post-stabbing details in report

    The man charged with stabbing his fiancee to death last week remained in the Pitt County Detention Center Monday under a $2 million bond.

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