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20 receive memorial Scholarship

Twenty local graduating seniors were recently named recipients of the Chris Carter Memorial Scholarship.

Little league tourney to four

The 9-10-year-old Tournament of State Champions was whittled down to four baseball teams after pool play was completed at Elm Street Park on Monday.

  • Gordon eyeing fifth title

    INDIANAPOLIS — Long before Jimmie Johnson arrived on the NASCAR scene, Jeff Gordon was the fastest thing on wheels.

  • Panthers’ rookie suffers bone bruise

    SPARTANBURG, S.C. — The Panthers are breathing a sigh of relief over rookie wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin.

  • Judge OKs sale of Clippers

    LOS ANGELES — Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling lost his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.

  • Disc golfers hit course

    In disc golf, the best of the best and fledgling newcomers cannot only share a tournament course, they can also have a beer and some laughs when they are finished playing.

  • Latest Hall class honored

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — Frank Thomas choked back tears, Joe Torre apologized for leaving people out of his speech, and Tony La Russa said he felt uneasy.

Reflector editorial cartoons

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

  • Editorial: GUC customers expect details

    Greenville Utilities Commission is hopeful that if an agreement between the N.C. Eastern Municipal Power Agency and Duke Energy Progress for the sale of the agency’s five generating facilities is approved, GUC customers will see lower electric rates.

  • Letter: Reject Republican corporatism

    Go to any tea party Facebook posting comments section and read all the threats made on our president.

  • Letter: Concerns about GUC clarified

    Apparently, some readers misinterpreted The Daily Reflector’s coverage of my comments at the July 17 meeting of the Greenville Utilities Commission.

  • Carolina Editorial: Offshore drilling

    The Obama administration won’t allow construction of the Keystone XL pipeline from Canada to the United States, citing environmental concerns.

  • Letter: Cable plan upsetting

    Too bad Suddenlink is taking yet another program out of its basic plan.

Storm: Legacy of healing

Let’s talk about legacies. The imprint, large or small, that we leave on the world.

  • Speller: Benefits of exercise

    My brother was talking about his workout routine recently when we were visiting with him in Maryland.

  • Rutledge: The underwear disconnect

    If it were left up to men, underwear companies would go broke. Not because men don’t like to wear skivvies. We just don’t like buying them.

  • Burns: Perilous path of free speech

    A young Palestinian from Greenville is demonstrating what it is to be an American by advocating for a cause that many don’t support.

  • Clark: Assistants belong in classroom

    State legislators continued to push pieces around their gameboards this week, attempting to negotiate an end to this year’s budget-wrangling session.

  • Rutledge: Saving the tuna

    When I rented my first apartment many years ago, I had my mother write down recipes for the dishes she had raised me on.

Mayor: Trials bigger than Belhaven

WASHINGTON — A mayor fighting for the hospital that closed in his town finished his two-week protest walk to the nation’s capital, where he told a crowd that his community’s problems are part of a larger health care struggle.

  • Former Pitt commissioner dies

    A former Pitt County commissioner known for her efforts beyond the county board room has died.

  • Duke agrees to power plant deal

    The Eastern North Carolina Municipal Power Agency has agreed to sell its five generating facilities to Duke Energy Progress for $1. 2 billion.

  • ‘Real women love football’

    It was a sea of purple and gold, tightly laced running shoes and ball caps. And lots of pony tails.

  • Putting disc golf on display

    Greenville’s West Meadowbrook Park was the place to be on Sunday to learn about hyzers, anhyzers, rollers and more.

  • Cold front may bring heat relief

    A storm that briefly passed through Pitt County on Sunday dropped about a half-inch of rain and slightly cooled down temperatures that reached heat indexes as high as 100, according to the National Weather Service.

Chief: Case shows value of lab

A private crime lab that Greenville police on Monday said helped them solve a 14-year-old robbery will be used by the department as much as possible in future cases, the chief said.

  • Deputy’s car in collision

    A wreck on County Home Road on Monday involved a Pitt County Sheriff’s Office patrol car and injured people in two other vehicles, the Greenville Police Department reported.

  • Man arrested for shooting dog

    Greenville police arrested a man on an animal cruelty charge after he shot a dog he said would not leave a parking space, the department reported.

  • Wrecks: 2 hurt in crash

    A rear-end wreck on Fire Tower Road last week injured two people and caused $24,300 in damage, the Greenville Police Department reported.

  • Crime: Tractor stolen from home

    Someone stole a tractor valued at $4,145 from a home in Farmville, the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office reported.

  • DWIs: Impaired driver hits vehicle

    An driver who said he had taken prescription medication was injured when his speeding vehicle collided with another near North Campus Crossing apartments, records show.

Bless your heart
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