A Virginia woman accused of fatally injuring her 3-month-old son has been charged with murder and child abuse, according to authorities in North Carolina.

Talks to finalize GUC’s takeover of Bethel’s water and wastewater systems will begin in early March with the goal of bringing an initial contract to the utilities’ governing body later that month, GUC’s chief executive said.

East Carolina captured its fourth American Athletic Conference men’s swimming and diving championship on Saturday night, securing the title by winning the 400 free relay to close out the meet.

East Carolina’s baseball team will head into next weekend’s LeClair Classic, featuring juicy matchups against Indiana and Ole Miss, with a perfect weekend record.

South Central High School senior George Ayino achieved the ultimate dream in his final state wrestling tournament Saturday night.

Rumors abound that N.C. Speaker of the House Tim Moore is seeking the position of chancellor at East Carolina University. Moore’s record as speaker and leader of his party should disqualify him.

“Like grave robbers opening King Tut’s tomb, Congress can’t wait to get its hands on America’s retirement account assets,” the Wall Street Journal warned taxpayers last year.

So-called moderate Democrats in New Jersey and New York are flocking to the self-funded candidacy of billionaire Michael Bloomberg, pausing hardly at all, it seems, to consider — or remember — the suspect policies, especially in the realm of civil rights, that were so deeply troubling and th…

Apparently the Russian bots have invaded The Daily Reflector’s Bless Your Heart Line. The person who wants to live in a one-party system, he must be a Russian, because that’s exactly what they have in Russia.

When UNC System BOG Chair Randy Ramsey was quoted recently relevant to efforts by two members of the East Carolina University Board of Trustees to influence a potential student representative’s vote, he expressed significant frustration, even saying he would like to relieve the entire group.

In an opinion piece published Feb. 18, John Hood discussed the role of natural gas as an energy resource compared to the use of sustainable energy, solar and wind. His argument that natural gas is the best choice for the foreseeable future must be rejected.

Arendell Parrott Academy recently staged “Willy Wonka” at the Kinston-Lenoir County Performing Arts Center. The musical featured cast and crew of 49 student actors, musicians and technicians.

D.H. Conley High School sophomore Landon Miller was recently recognized with the Clement Eagle Scout of the Year Award for the Pitt District of the Boy Scouts of America’s East Carolina Council.

E.B. Aycock Middle School placed second in the Eastern Regional MATHCOUNTS competition, held earlier this month. Team members included Mike Davis, Owne Lin, Sam Vinson, Riya Verma, Khushi Patel, Pari Patel, Jack Porter-Acee, Coach Doris Fletcher, Tyler Harrison, Luke Meardon, Anthony Violant…

Wahl-Coates Elementary School of the Arts hosted a string quartet from the North Carolina Symphony outreach program earlier this month. The quartet performed an interactive program for grades three-five, with classical works by composers including Beethoven, Dvorak and Ravel. Following the p…

The Oakwood School has announced its Noetic Math Contest winners. They are, above: Callan Higginson and Jack Norris (fourth-grade team winner), Ethan Karkut and Ian Jones (fifth-grade team winner), Aiden Lang, Lucy Schmidt, Cory Sheffield and Nate Quesnel (seventh-grade team winner), Shad Ho…

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