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Abby: Day care operator needs timeout

Dear Abby: My neighbor has a registered day care business, and every day I hear her screaming at young children and infants. They are all 4-year-olds and younger.

  • September Go! Family Guide

    TuesdayBoardwalk HikeGoose Creek State Park, 2190 Camp Leach Road, Washington, N.C., will host a free hike through a hardwood swamp at 10 a.m.

  • VIDEO PETS: Pets available for adoption, Aug. 31

    Meet our two pets of the week, Tuck and Riley.

  • 10 selected for Debutante Ball

    Ten area young women have been selected to participate in the 88th annual North Carolina Debutante Ball.

  • Lost and found, pet news

    Lost pets and news from area animal shelters and rescue organizations. No found pets today:

  • Pets for Adoption

    Pets for adoption from local shelters and animal rescue organizations:

Summers: Entrance adds to game

The East Carolina football parking shuttle steered through boisterous throngs of tailgating diehards on a sunlit Saturday evening in Greenville, their grill smoke, music and drink flowing in equal measures to create a happy pregame fog.

  • Spurrier: Davis doubtful to play

    COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina football coach Steve Spurrier said Sunday that 1,000-yard rusher Mike Davis was “sort of doubtful” to play against East Carolina this week because of bruised ribs.

  • Henley in lead; McIlroy two back

    NORTON, Mass. — Russell Henley doesn’t get into contention as much as he’d like, though he is tough to beat when he’s anywhere near the lead.

  • Defending champs moving on

    ARLINGTON, Texas — Jameis Winston said No. 1 Florida State did a little celebrating in the locker room after leaving the field seemingly less than thrilled with a closer-than-expected win over Oklahoma State.

  • New-look ECU defense shines

    When the East Carolina defense stared down the North Carolina Central offense for the first time in Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium on Saturday night, nose tackle Chrishon Rose and cornerback Detric Allen were the only ECU starters who also started the 2013 season finale.

  • ACC: Comeback victory for ’Pack

    RALEIGH — Jacoby Brissett threw for 291 yards and three second-half touchdowns to help North Carolina State beat Georgia Southern 24-23 on Saturday in the season opener for both teams.

Reflector editorial cartoons

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

  • N.C. Editorial: Protect waters

    Gov. Pat McCrory and his administration are making steps toward pushing Duke Energy to clean up its coal ash-storage ponds. But a lot more is needed.

  • Letter: Let justice system work

    Here is my response to Calvin Henderson’s Aug. 27 Public Forum letter (“Mo. shooting prompts local rally”).

  • Letter: Reconsider armored vehicles

    The issue of the Greenville Police Department acquiring an armored vehicle is not new.

  • Dionne: Market Basket of dignity

    Who knew that one of the best made-for-Labor Day speeches in American history would be delivered by a CEO? And who could have guessed that the summer’s major labor story would not be about a CEO saving the jobs of his workers but about the workers saving the job of their CEO?This is the wonder of the happy-ending tale of Market Basket, the New England grocery chain.

  • Editorial: ACA, state hitting home

    While President Obama and others were selling the Affordable Care Act as a plan that would have no negative effects on anyone’s existing health care plan, those who knew better often used the poked-balloon analogy to illustrate the economic impossibility of such a promise.

Burns: Humans of Greenville

Anyone who has lived in the Greenville area for a while knows it has a rich and diverse population full of interesting people.

  • Clark: Toss sandwich at TV

    Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan visited with editors here recently, sitting across the table and telling why she thinks she is the best choice to represent North Carolina in Washington.

  • Peele: Three tourneys on tap

    Three golf tournaments have been lined up for the coming weeks at area courses, including the Scales-Aldridge-Garner Memorial Golf Tournament, which is scheduled to be played at Greenville Country Club on Oct. 10.

  • Rutledge: Billy loves Patty Loveless

    Two years ago next month, I wrote in this space about my two wonderful neighbors George and Billy. It has been two years too long, as far as Billy is concerned.

  • Speller: A time for reflection

    Nifty, shifty, thrifty, guess who’s 50? Yes, me, as of today. I join my high school classmates and some other friends at becoming half a century old.

  • Storm: Flight leaves me feeling low

    My sister probably was expecting a more sentimental greeting.

Job effort focuses on second chances

An initiative that helps former felons apply for jobs has gained a foothold in Greenville and other North Carolina cities, and advocates are hoping for a statewide expansion.

  • Recreation limited in north Pitt

    While there has been some progress in providing recreational opportunities north of the Tar River, residents of northern Pitt County communities say more is needed.

  • Tapping into what ‘north’ offers

    How and whether northern Pitt County should be developed has been the subject of ongoing debates since Hurricane Floyd brought record flooding that consumed the area 15 years ago.

  • Lenker: 'Loving every minute'

    A year ago, Pitt County Superintendent Ethan Lenker was prepping for his first day in his position and one of his many first days of school.

  • PCC notes: School in top 100

    WINTERVILLE — U.S. Department of Education data shows Pitt Community College is once again one of the nation’s top institutions when it comes to awarding associate degrees to African-Americans.

  • ECU notes: Students fulfill motto

    Honors College students put East Carolina University’s motto “Servire” — to serve — into action, spending their first day on campus helping the community.

DWI report: Driver leaves wreck

A driver who left the scene of a wreck after she rear-ended another vehicle was charged with driving while impaired on Aug. 24, the Greenville Police Department reported.

  • Crime: Man charged in robbery

    Pitt County sheriff’s deputies arrested a man they said stole a television from a convenience store and then came back and robbed the store early Sunday morning.

  • Wrecks: Deputy cited in crash

    A Pitt County deputy was cited after he drove through an intersection with lights and siren activated and collided with another vehicle, a crash report said.

  • No suspects, arrests in shooting

    The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that deputies have not been able to identify suspects and have made no arrests after a shooting that injured two people Saturday morning.

  • Pitt County Grand Jury

  • Crime: Two shot at party

    Pitt County deputies are looking for suspects who shot and injured two people at a party early Friday morning.

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