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Hot Dish: Hwy 55 Express opens

Eastern North Carolina-based restaurant chain Hwy 55 has unveiled a new express concept near the East Carolina University campus.

  • Kolasa: Nutrients, calories for ASDs

    Q My grandson was recently diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders. We have been surfing the Web and find lots about special diets and dietary supplements.

  • Fire up the grill for this fruit crisp

    When we think “hot off the grill,” we usually think about something meaty. But this time of year I also like to grill desserts!

  • Hot Dish: Woman eager to become stepmom

    Q I am a 32-year-old woman who has been dating a wonderful man for a little over a year.

  • Dr. K: Strategies help control incontinence

    Q I’ve had urinary incontinence ever since I gave birth last year. Why?A Many women who give birth vaginally go on to develop loss of bladder control.

  • Abby: Husband should focus on his present

    Dear Abby: I’m married to the love of my life. I can’t imagine loving a man more than I love “Wayne,” and I know he feels the same about me.

Colleges focus on stadium amenities

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Lining the brightly lit hallways of Populous, one of the leading architectural firms behind college sports, there are hundreds of scale models and graphic renderings of college football stadiums in various stages of renovation and construction.

  • Local Babe Ruth club wins again

    The Greenville All-Stars beat Glacier (Mont.) 8-2 on Tuesday for their second win in as many days at the 13U Babe Ruth World Series being held in Glen Allen Va.

  • Roundup: Rose spikers win

    Roundup of local high school sporting events:

  • JGR hires Edwards, Suarez

    HUNTERSVILLE — Carl Edwards scrolled across a stage at Joe Gibbs Racing and jokingly yelled, ‘Surprise!’There was no surprise whatsoever about his formal introduction Tuesday as a fourth driver in the JGR Sprint Cup lineup.

  • Kluwe, Vikings reach settlement

    MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Vikings and former punter Chris Kluwe said Tuesday they reached a settlement averting a lawsuit over Kluwe’s claim that the team wrongfully released him last year because of his outspoken support for same-sex marriage rights.

  • Mahan faces different challenge

    PARAMUS, N.J. — The swing was efficient as ever, and the ball soared toward the far end of the range with a tight draw as Hunter Mahan held his pose.

Reflector editorial cartoons

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

  • Letter: Ash cleanup an election issue

    The North Carolina Legislature seems to feel the February spill of 40,000 tons of coal ash into the Dan River is not important enough for the cleaning process to have begun.

  • Letter: Killing of Brown does not add up

    The circumstances surrounding the death of Michael Brown present a few things that just do not add up.

  • Williams: Colleges failing students

    According to College Board, average tuition and fees for the 2013-14 school year totaled $30,094 at private colleges, $8,893 for in-state residents at public colleges and $22,203 for out-of-state residents.

  • Editorial: Nightclub's closing positive

    Last week’s closing of the Phoenix nightclub is good news for downtown Greenville and should mark the beginning of the end for all such troublesome establishments.

  • Letter: Special police unit helping

    I would like to commend Greenville Police Chief Hassan Aden’s Center City Police Unit for helping make our Uptown and university neighborhood safer for students as well as residents.

Clark: Striving to provide answers

Unanswered questions inevitably lead to more questions and misunderstandings. They form the impetus for rumor and gossip.

  • Burns: Family grave digger

    As I have grown older, I have had to assume several jobs that others are unable to do. One of those jobs is grave digger.

  • Rutledge: Talk about depression

    As the world mourns the death of actor and comedic genius Robin Williams, revelations about his battle with severe depression are raising hopes for lowering the stigma felt by those who suffer mental health problems.

  • Speller: Death leaves loss, void

    I love my little neighborhood nestled off Charles Boulevard and surrounded by East Carolina University.

  • Storm: No secrets with dogs

    The nice thing about living with dogs is that no one is playing any games. Except fetch. We play fetch a lot.

  • Rutledge: 'Not building a violin'

    During a recent visit with my mother, I was filling her in on the various stalled building and home-improvement projects around my house.

Pirate treasure: Knowledge

Crews of teachers dressed up as pirates set sail Tuesday aboard yellow school buses, traveling far and wide to spread the news about their annual open house and to get pumped for the start of the school year.

  • Video spotlights driving dangers

    A video developed by local students and safety advocates will help spread the word about life-and-death choices teens can make when it comes to drinking and driving.

  • Vidant seeks federal court hearing

    Vidant Health is attempting to move to federal court a lawsuit involving the closure of Vidant Pungo Hospital in Belhaven.Vidant released a statement after 5 p.m.

  • Permit for group foster home OK’d

    Despite the objections of a neighbor, the Pitt County Board of Commissioners on Monday approved a conditional-use permit allowing a foster group home to operate in Belvoir Township.

  • Meeting room named for James

    The Pitt County Board of Commissioners will honor its longest-serving member by naming its meeting space after him.

  • ECU showcases development

    East Carolina University showcased major developments and improvements to campus, including replacing a residence hall and creating two new student centers, to the business community on Tuesday.

Crime: Delivery woman robbed

A man robbed an Alfredo’s delivery driver at gunpoint in the 1600 block of Cedar Lane on Monday, according to a Greenville Police Department report.

  • Woman charged in stabbing incident

    A Grifton woman was arrested Tuesday morning and charged with stabbing her ex-boyfriend in the abdomen earlier this month, the Greenville Police Department reported.

  • Crime: Four vehicles damaged

    Someone damaged four vehicles on Sunday on Galahad Drive in the Camelot neighborhood off of Fire Tower Road in Greenville, the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office reported.

  • Man arrested after shotgun blast

    Greenville police on Monday arrested a man after shots were fired during a dispute in a neighborhood where two people were shot last month.

  • Ayden shooting victim recovering

    Ayden police said a woman shot in the chest Saturday during a party was in good condition following surgery at Vidant Medical Center.

  • Police seek info in stabbing

    The Greenville Police Department on Monday released a photo of a man officials believe was involved in a stabbing on Aug. 10 at a downtown nightclub.

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