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Lauderdale: Proper planting techniques

Fall is for planting! I am sure you have heard this before related to trees and shrubs. But for many of us spring fever makes us get out in the garden and plant anything.

  • Memphis Group tops furniture fair

    MILAN — The Memphis Group, a postmodern design movement that launched at the Milan Furniture Fair in 1981, was back to permeate this year’s fair, not just with its acid colors and fanciful squiggles but with its pervasive search for clarity between the artistic and commercial.

  • Religion News April 18

    Services Anderson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 4352 Anderson Chapel Road, will have installation services for Pastor Malcom Emmanuel Lewis at 2 p.m. today and 4 p.m.

  • Abby: Excitement dulled by husband’s restraint

    Dear Abby: I have just found out I’m 10 weeks pregnant.

  • John Lithgow on stage tonight

    In a storied acting career that has spanned more than 40 years and included countless roles in live theater, television and film, John Lithgow has only one project that is based on his own, real life experience.

  • Go! Guide March 17

    Fun stuff coming up in the Greenville area:  

Rampants’ revival

WINTERVILLE — In a game that featured two baseball teams putting up impressive offensive numbers, J.H. Rose made the most of its opportunities while South Central never fully recovered from an early slump.

  • Purple-Gold game on deck at ECU

    The position battles that always characterize spring practice in college football come to an end today at East Carolina, at least maybe in the public eye, with the playing of the annual Purple-Gold game at 2:30 p.m. in Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.

  • Roundup: Swimmer signs with Campell

    Campbell University had everything Tristyn Daughtry was looking for in a college and in a place to continue her swimming career.

  • Pirates power past UConn

    East Carolina battered Connecticut starter Carson Cross for four runs in the first inning on Friday afternoon in Storrs, Conn., and the Pirates rode left-hander Evan Kruczynski for six innings in a 7-3 win.

  • Childress appeals penalties

    BRISTOL, Tenn. — Richard Childress Racing appealed NASCAR’s penalties against Ryan Newman’s team to the highest level on Friday, and crew chief Luke Lambert has been ruled eligible to return to work at Bristol Motor Speedway.

  • Conley hammers Rose

    Bryant Packard’s last outing at Guy Smith Stadium ended with a walk-off grand slam home run.

Reflector editorial cartoons

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

  • April 18 Darts & Laurels

    Darts — To state taxes – not to paying them, but to how confusing they are to figure, how they have become the ultimate political football, and how they often end up greasing the skids of those with the most effective lobbyists in the General Assembly while simultaneously draining the pockets of families in need.

  • Campbell: Politics in courtrooms

    Wouldn’t it be reasonable to assume that if we discuss a problem long enough we can come up with a solution?

  • National Editorial: Water woes

    California Gov. Jerry Brown broke the bad news from a parched field bereft of greenery or moisture: “We should be standing on 5 feet of snow,” he said. “We are in a historic drought.”For Californians, a fourth consecutive year of below-average rainfall and snowmelt will mean the first mandatory water restrictions in the state’s history.

  • Letter: Freedom to exercise religion

    The April 2 Public Forum letter titled, “Jesus’ religious freedom” begs a response.

  • Letter: Science festival statewide

    If I asked you, “Where is the largest celebration of science in the world?” What would you say?Beijing? London? Tokyo?Wrong.

Rutledge: Old dishwashers work best

The family dishwasher has been on the blink for two weeks now and I have come to realize that the machine never really showed up for work to begin with.

  • Speller: Hidden treasure in Edenton

    One of North Carolina’s hidden treasures will be unveiled for all to see Friday and Saturday during Edenton’s Pilgrimage of Historic Homes and Gardens.

  • Clark: Daunting and costly task

    The recent Rolling Stone magazine retraction of a major investigative story about a young woman being gang-raped at a University of Virginia fraternity party gives cold chills to any journalist, but even more does it spawn waves of incredulity.

  • Peele: Three clubs offer deal

    Greenville Country Club has announced a partnership with two area clubs, and a trio of upcoming tournaments have been announced.

  • Hudson: ‘Life more than randomness’

    A New Jersey husband and wife made national news recently with the story that they crossed paths 16 years before they met.

  • Burns: Cat is his own man

    I wrote a story in Greenville Magazine recently about making oyster stew that featured several photos taken in my kitchen, including one of a big gray and white cat.

Crowd links hands for life

Carolina Donor Services along with Vidant Medical Center and East Carolina University’s Brody School of Medicine hosted the fourth annual Linking Hands for Life event Friday at Lake Laupus on ECU’s Health Sciences Campus.

  • Camp shoots for healthy adolescents

    Several organizations will join together in an upcoming daylong event to focus on the importance of adolescent health and wellness.

  • Smart Start shares success, concern

    A young immigrant mother said Friday the Martin/Pitt Partnership for Children provided her the emotional support and research-based knowledge needed to give her children their best start in life.

  • Ross hitting the road again

    After pedaling more than 5,000 miles for charity, Dr. Dennis Ross had his fill of marathon bike tours.

  • Farmers market ready to produce

    Strawberries and music will launch the 2015 season of the Pitt County Farmers Market on Saturday.It is expected that 15-20 vendors will be on hand beginning at 7 a.m.

  • Local man's company goes public

    NEW YORK — An online company led by a D.H. Conley High School graduate  that sells handmade dresses and crocheted dog costumes has a new hot seller: its own stock.

Two car wreck blocks highway

The southbound lanes of U.S. 264 north of Greenville were blocked for about an hour Friday after a two-car wreck that injured both drivers.

  • Update: Two men shot at club

    Two men were shot at a club in north Greenville early Saturday and deputies have warrants out for two suspects, the Pitt County Sheriff's Office reported.

  • Man mugged at North Campus

    An alert from East Carolina University reported early Saturday that a man was assaulted by three muggers at bus stop at North Campus Crossing.

  • Crime: Sex offense reported

    The Greenville Police Department is investigating a sex offense that was reported on Thursday.

  • April 18 Greenville Fire-Rescue calls

    Greenville Fire-Rescue responded to more than 330 fire and EMS calls from April 9-15.

  • Man charged with trafficking cocaine

    The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday announced it charged a 35-year-old man with trafficking cocaine following a three-month investigation.

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