January 22, 2017

At least a couple hundred Greenville-area residents joined hundreds of thousands of people who thronged in the nation’s capital for the Women’s March on Washington on Saturday.

The event organized in response to the election of President Donald Trump also drew tremendous crowds to…

Letter: City does owe church

January 22, 2017

Recent articles in the Daily Reflector about efforts to build a memorial to Sycamore Hill Missionary Baptist Church on the Town Common obfuscated why the church moved from the Greene and First streets site to the Eighth Street site.

The articles state the church building was sold to the city's…

Jan. 21 Darts & Laurels

January 21, 2017


To news that Grifton would be losing its only grocery store, the Piggly Wiggly on Highland Boulevard. The building sustained significant damage during flooding from Hurricane Matthew and repairs are not feasible. Twelve full-time and 28 part-time employees worked there and the closure…

Editorial: Take the high road and seek common ground

January 20, 2017

Lawmakers who chose to skip today’s inauguration of Donald Trump to demonstrate their disapproval of the new president missed an opportunity to hold the high ground on Capitol Hill.

U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield, a Wilson Democrat who represents Pitt County as part of his 1st District…