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VIDEO PETS: Check out pets available for adoption

Meet Simba and Odee, two Lionhead rabbit mixes. They are both 2-years-old and are a bonded pair so they have to be adopted together.

  • Dance With the Bunnies

    If Peter Rabbit had squeezed under the gate and into this yard, he surely would have jumped for joy and never wanted to set foot in Mr. McGregor’s garden.

  • Things to consider before adopting

    Ask rabbit enthusiast Bonnie Pulver what kind of bunny would make the best Easter gift, and she will immediately respond “Chocolate.”

  • Hudson: Give Peeps a chance

    I’m a Peeps lover. There, I said it.I just can’t resist those cute, sugar-coated marshmallow chicks that hatch on store shelves every Easter season.

  • Pets for adoption

    Pets available for adoption from area shelters and animal rescue organizatons:

  • Rosemond: Animal torture not ‘typical behavior’

    Q My 18-year-old son and a slightly younger friend recently found some mice and decided to dispose of them. They drowned one and set the other one on fire.

Local tourneys washed out

Mother Nature did not cooperate in the area on Saturday, resulting in all of the day’s Pitt County baseball and softball Easter tournament games being either canceled or postponed.

  • Peele: Ironwood hosting 5th Mac Attack

    The fifth annual Mac Attack Golf Tournament, sponsored by the Junior Women’s Association of Greenville, will be held at Ironwood on June 6.

  • Shaky QB play at Texas

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The Charlie Strong era began at Texas with a shaky performance at quarterback and few questions answered about just how quickly the Longhorns can rebound in the Big 12 under their new coach.

  • Marathon has hometown favorite

    BOSTON — Shalane Flanagan grew up in nearby Marblehead with a reverence for the Boston Marathon and dreamed, like many locals and foreign runners alike, that she would win the race someday.

  • Bobcats ready to face Heat

    MIAMI — If the Miami Heat are going to watch their season and reign atop the NBA end at the hands of the Charlotte Bobcats, then fates of the franchises will have to change in a hurry.

  • Timely runs clinch series

    Runs were hard to find for East Carolina against Middle Tennessee in the teams’ pre-Easter Conference USA baseball series, but the Pirates got the timeliest of them and got two key wins to go along with them.

Reflector editorial cartoons

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

  • Editorial: Courthouse races endorsements

    On May. 6, Pitt County voters will cast ballots in this year’s Democratic and Republican primaries.

  • Letter: Mayor’s advocacy admirable

    News doesn’t always travel very fast around my neighborhood, as not everybody around has a newspaper subscription, and the ones who do are not always the most sociable.

  • Letter: In-person voter fraud rare

    The Reflector does a disservice in a lead editorial that fails to do its homework and bases the opinion on flawed partisan studies.

  • Letter: Study, share Christ this Easter

    The cycle of life continues. It boggles the mind to consider that everyone on this planet will eventually leave the body and return to the spirit.

  • Hood: Giving poor parents school choice

    Liberal activists may fume, and left-wing editorialists may grind their teeth, but legislative leaders are going to defend their 2013 opportunity scholarship bill against lawsuits by the teacher union and other special interests.

Storm: Rethink that tweet

When it came to dealing with irritating people, author Will Cuppy had a fail-proof system.Cuppy sometimes grew cross with the folks he had to deal with for his writing assignments. His solution?

  • Hudson: Give Peeps a chance

    I’m a Peeps lover. There, I said it.I just can’t resist those cute, sugar-coated marshmallow chicks that hatch on store shelves every Easter season.

  • Rutledge: Value of a dime

    For about a year in the mid-1960s, my father decided that my older sister and I should learn something about the value of money.

  • 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.

Contested races highlight primary

Early voting starts on Thursday for the May 6 primary elections.

  • Jones to face challengers in May

    Rep. Walter B. Jones Jr, R-District 3, who has held his seat as the U.S. House Representative for District 3 since 1995, has three challengers this election cycle, two from his own party.

  • PCC notes: Student gets scholarship

    WINTERVILLE — Pitt Community College nursing student Rebecca Haislip received the Greenville Morning Rotary Club’s 2014 Sen. Ed N. Warren Scholarship.

  • ECU notes: Grant to help librarians

    A grant of nearly $500,000 will help East Carolina University recruit and teach school librarians from economically disadvantaged and historically underrepresented backgrounds who want to live and work in eastern North Carolina.

  • Program helps fill in the gaps

    A Pitt County program continues to fund instructional tools teachers would otherwise not be able to afford, something many said enhances the classroom experience and helps fill in learning gaps.

  • Senate race focuses on jobs

    Jobs, education, health care access and economic development ranked high among the priorities of the three Democratic Primary candidates for the N.C. Senate’s District 5 seat — incumbent Don Davis, 42, of Snow Hill, and challengers, Tony Moore, 63, of Winterville and Henry Williams II, 65, of Greenville.

Crime: Man faces drug charges

Police arrested a man for several drug charges after he reportedly fled a traffic stop on Friday.

  • Man tries to rob Subway with shotgun

    Police on Saturday reported they arrested a man who attempted to rob a Greenville Subway with a shotgun.

  • Man charged in connection to homicide

    Greenville police on Thursday charged a man with three counts of attempted murder in connection with an April 5 homicide.

  • DWI report: Man faces third charge

    A Greenville man with two pending charges of driving while impaired now faces a third charge, records show.

  • Woman robbed on ECU campus

    Men in masks hit a woman with a handgun and took her purse as she was walking on the East Carolina University campus early Saturday, the university reported.

  • Pitt County Grand Jury

    The following people were indicted on felony charges on April 14 by a Pitt County grand jury. All information, including addresses, is from court records.

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