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Artist plans Greenville treasure hunt

Just when all of the treasure hunting from Pirate Fest and Easter egg hunting has finished, a local artist is giving the Greenville community one more chance to do some detective work.

  • Go! Guide April 18

    TodayECU BaseballThe East Carolina University baseball team will host Middle Tennessee State University at Clark-LeClair Stadium today at 6 p.m. and Saturday at noon.

  • Arts Datebook April 18

    Art Avenue“Rumination & Cake,” a senior exhibition of sculpture by BFA candidate Rachael Troutman, continues through Tuesday with a reception from 6-9 p.m. today.

  • Rhoades: Researcher gets close to work

    The term “artificial intelligence” (or AI, for short) was coined in 1955 by computer guru John McCarthy.

  • ‘Heaven Is for Real’ heartfelt but dull

    Continuing the recent trend of faith-based films, including “Noah” and “Son of God,” “Heaven Is for Real” is a sweet tale based on a 4-year-old boy’s account of his trip to heaven that’s likely to please the devout, but won’t entice religious cynics.

  • Movie Capsules April 18

    Capsules of movies playing at local theaters.

Hoffman blows away Blue Raiders

Middle Tennessee starting pitcher Zac Curtis was as good as advertised on Thursday night at East Carolina, allowing one run on six hits and walking two through eight strong innings.

  • Roundup: Rose bounces back

    Pitcher Austin Swiderski and the heart of the J.H. Rose baseball team’s lineup made sure the Rampants wouldn’t suffer their first losing streak of the season on Thursday.

  • Parker declares for NBA draft

    Jabari Parker is hoping to become Duke’s latest one-and-done star to become the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft.

  • Critics, knee no concern for Johnson

    NEW YORK — Chris Johnson knows what a lot of people are saying about him.Maybe he’s lost a step. He’ll never be the electrifying playmaker he once was.

  • DeShields leaving UNC

    North Carolina star freshman Diamond DeShields plans to transfer, coach Sylvia Hatchell said Thursday.

  • Threats follow Puig from Cuba

    MIAMI — The smugglers who helped Los Angeles Dodgers star Yasiel Puig leave Cuba on a speedboat have made death threats against him and against a Cuban boxer who says he defected with Puig, according to court documents.

Reflector editorial cartoons

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

  • National Opinion: Legacy of hate

    When I learned that the man accused of shooting innocent bystanders Sunday at a Jewish community center and Jewish retirement home in Kansas City was a former Klansman named Glenn Miller, I shuddered.

  • Letter: Service costs in Bethel confusing

    Regarding the water, sewer and garbage collection bills in Bethel, I also have a home in Greenville.

  • Letter: Vote for candidates, democracy

    So much of what is happening on the world stage is front and center to our ordinary lives of extraordinary privilege in Pitt County.

  • Mooneyham: More tax-day pressure

    Tax experts will tell anyone who listens that one of the biggest problems that accompanies any major rewrite of tax law is predicting how people will comply with the changes.

  • Letter: 3rd district seat not for sale

    Last Saturday, thousands of Citizen militias were converging on Bunkerville, Nev., to defend against federal confiscation of a rancher’s 1886 grazing rights on state-owned land.

Burns: Hey Reinaldo! It's a scam

My last column focused on some recent adventures in car shopping. In case you missed it, my daughter and I are looking for a quality vehicle for less than $5,000.

  • Clark: To cover or not to cover

    Most every year after Dec. 7, I receive a phone call or an email complaining about a lack of coverage of the anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

  • Peele: Kids can register for contest

    If you were watching television last week, you may have seen the finals of the Drive, Chip and Putt Championships held at the Augusta National Golf Club.

  • Grizzard: Finally, my husband listened

    I always know the dog has been bad when my husband starts a sentence with, “Do you know what your dog did?

  • Rutledge: Where's my 'hotspot?'

    As our dependence on technology deepens, I live with an advancing fear of the day when I no longer am able to function away from home without my wife.

  • Speller: Spring into action

    My eyes are watery, my nose is stuffy, and I’m sneezing quite a bit. Yes, spring is here. But my allergies are not the only evidence I have.

Commissioners face challenges

The May 6 Democratic primaries includes contests for the Pitt County Board of Commissioners District 1, 2 and 3 seats. District 1 incumbent David Hammond is being challenged by George Davis.

  • Hope Lodge center dedicated

    The American Cancer Society’s McConnell-Raab Hope Lodge dedicated its main conference center in memory of Mrs. Max (Kitty) Joyner on Thursday.

  • Water, sewer rates to rise

    Greenville Utilities water and sewer rates are going up effective May 1, the organization’s board of commissioners decided Thursday.

  • Easter closings

    City offices: Closed today.County offices: Closed today.Pitt County Schools: Closed until April 28.Pitt Community College: Closed today through Sunday.

  • Disaster assistance available for farmers

    Eligible Pitt County farmers can sign up for disaster assistance programs restored by the passage of the 2014 Farm Bill, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture news release.

  • DSM takes shot at saving lives

    More than 100 Greenville-based DSM Dyneema employees got off buses at the Pitt County law enforcement firing range on Wednesday to watch an array of guns try to shoot their latest product — Alpha Elite — to pieces.

Man dead in tractor accident

A man was killed in a tractor accident on Thursday behind several homes on U.S. 264 East, according to officials at the scene.

  • Ayden shootings likely connected

    AYDEN ­— One man was shot, two were arrested and one suspect remained at large Thursday in gang-related shootings that likely are related to an April 3 incident, police said.

  • Crime: Assault injures two

    Two people suffered minor injuries in an assault that also resulted in charges for both of them, the Greenville Police Department reported on Thursday.

  • Highway Patrol: Motorcycle flips

    A motorcyclist suffered injuries and was transported to the hospital after he crashed on Doc Loftin Road near Stanley Road in the Ayden area on April 9, the State Highway Patrol reported.

  • Search on for wanted teen

    Officials are looking for a man who led officers from several agencies on a foot chase near the Tar River in Greenville on Monday, the Pitt County Sheriff’s office reported.

  • Man dead in tractor accident

    A man was killed in a tractor accident Thursday night behind several homes on U.S. 264 East, according to officials at the scene.

Bless your heart
Bless your heart