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Abby: Daughter dreads holiday visit to mom

Dear Abby: I gave birth to a baby girl two months ago. I have a wonderful husband and my in-laws are incredible. We live far away from both sides of the family.

  • The gift of hope and joy

    Award-winning Christian recording artist Steven Curtis Chapman will bring “JOY: The Christmas Tour” to Greenville next week, but he has already brought the joy of Christmas to one eastern North Carolina family.

  • Go! Guide December

    TODAY Christmas Wonderland More than 500,000 Christmas lights on more than eight acres will be on display from 5-9 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays and 5-10 p.m.

  • Meeting place Nov. 29

    Barbershop Chorus: The Greenville Area Barbershop Chorus, “The Carolina Chord Connection,” meets at 7 p.m. Mondays at Jaycee Park, 2000 Cedar Lane.

  • Rosemond: Delayed disciplinary measures

    The subject of today’s lesson is so-called experts who don’t know what they’re talking about.

  • Hax: Divorcing husband over diet hard to stomach

    Q A few years after our marriage my spouse decided to become a vegetarian. I agree it is his choice, but I feel it is a big detriment to our marriage.

Tigers calm entering title game

Bigger stakes, same attitude.Clemson coach Dabo Swinney knows his No. 1 Tigers are ready for the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game Saturday in Charlotte after grinding out a 12-0 season.“We’ve embraced the opportunity,” Swinney said. “There’s no pressure.

  • Top 25: Duke wins 5th straight

    DURHAM — Luke Kennard stayed confident as he wrestled with his shot to start his Duke career. He put up plenty of extra shots after practice.

  • Hard-luck Pirates overachieved

    It was a familiar sight and sound this football season in Greenville.

  • ACC: Clemson stays unbeaten

    COLUMBIA, S.C. — Deshaun Watson ran for three touchdowns and passed for a fourth as No. 1 Clemson capped an undefeated regular season by holding off rival South Carolina 37-32 on Saturday.

  • Top 25: Ohio St. rolls

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Ezekiel Elliott ran for 214 yards and two touchdowns to help No. 8 Ohio State rout No. 12 Michigan 42-13 Saturday.

  • Bearcats hold off GW

    NEW YORK — Troy Caupain scored 16 points, including the go-ahead three-point play with 1:38 left, and No. 24 Cincinnati beat George Washington 61-56 on Saturday in the championship game of the Barclays Center Classic.

Reflector editorial cartoons

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

  • Editorial: ECU supports bond

    East Carolina and other UNC system schools often appear at odds with the Republican-controlled state government. But ECU is understandably supportive of Gov.

  • Letter: Refugee dangers overstated

    A reported 68 percent of citizens don’t want Syrian refugees allowed into the United States, and 38 percent of those are strongly opposed to them.

  • Kristof: Shameful grandstanding

    As anti-refugee hysteria sweeps many of our political leaders, particularly Republicans, I wonder what they would have told a desperate refugee family fleeing the Middle East.

  • Krauthammer: National embarrassment

    The Syrian refugee debate has become a national embarrassment.

  • Hood: March primary

    North Carolina is about to run a political experiment. You and other potential voters will determine its outcome.

Clark: Gratitude among the shells

Years ago I wrote about a family trip to Cape Lookout, where on a crystal morning my wife and I and our two sons took a boat ride out to a stretch of the beach down from the lighthouse near a rock jetty.

  • Burns: Dad’s wishes 18 years later

    It started when my wife and I were on the couch in the living room watching television on a Sunday night in November 1997.

  • Peele: USGA changing rules

    The USGA, the governing body of golf in the United States, will be making some changes in the handicapping rules for the coming year, effective Jan. 1, 2016.

  • Rutledge: Giant sunglasses, discounts

    During the pay portion of the self-checkout in the grocery store recently, the machine did something it had never done before.

  • 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.

  • 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.

Pugh’s closes first location

George Pugh lived his life according to a few simple convictions. One of the most important was his list of priorities: God, family and the customer.

  • Election filing begins Tuesday

    While the presidential election will capture most of the attention in 2016, North Carolina voters also will decide multiple local, state and federal elections.

  • Familes shop for Christmas trees

    For Lisa and Mike Stroud, there’s no substitute for a live tree for Christmas.

  • ECU to honor Pan-Hellenic council

    East Carolina University is preparing to create a garden that will honor the legacy of National Pan-Hellenic Council sororities and fraternities in a tangible way.

  • Council members to be honored

    The 2013-15 Greenville City Council will meet together for the last time tonight, as it honors outgoing members defeated in the Nov. 3 election.

  • Some cases for rioters unresolved

    More than a year after a riot at the Riverwalk apartments on Halloween night, the cases against three of the people arrested that night still have not been resolved in court.

Warrant issued in shooting death

An arrest warrant has been issued for 24-year-old Travarus Markeel McMillan of Farmville in the death of a 26-year-old Greenville man, according to a Greenville Police Department news release.

  • GPD Wrecks: Three hurt in crash

    Three people were injured on Nov. 19 when a driver failed to stop on a wet roadway and collided with another vehicle, causing an estimated $15,900 in damages, the Greenville Police Department reported.

  • Driver in critical condition

    A man was in critical condition after driving into the side of an 18-wheeler on N.C. 11, Grifton police reported Sunday. The wreck occurred shortly after 5:35 p.m.

  • DWI Report: Crash leads to charge

    A 32-year-old Greenville man in a three-car wreck at Dickinson Avenue and Allen Road was among five people charged with driving while impaired in Pitt County recently, according to court records and law enforcement reports.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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