April 4, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

A lot of planning; some political sparring

Like a good mystery novel, the story of the new city hall has had some surprising plot twists. Gaffney Mayor Henry Jolly, however, knows how the story will end. More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE’S MAILBOX Kathy Mitchell

and Marcy Sugar Son has right to knowdetails of his birth More...

Camellia Society presents 12

Debutantes make debut at Saturday evening ball

The Camellia Society of Gaffney presented the 2005 debutantes at the Camellia Ball on Saturday evening, April 2, from eight o More...

Birthdays

Jayden Scott Driskill, son of Jason and Sherry Driskill of Gaffney, was 2 years old April 2. He is the grandson of Roger and Kathy McDaniel of Blacksburg, Linda Driskill of Gaffney and the late Eddie Driskill. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Bertie Grant Horn Retired from Oxford Ind.

Bertie Grant Horn, 82, of 607 W. Floyd Baker Blvd., died Thursday, March 31, 2005, in Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System. More...

James Arrowood Former employee

of Torrington Company James Arthur Arrowood, 64, 121 Brittany Road, died Saturday, April 2, 2005, in Upstate Carolina Medical Center. More...

Other News

Reports: Pope’s funeral to be Friday

VATICAN CITY More...

Congress weighs money for missile defense

WASHINGTON More...

MTV generation takes on an issue far in its future — Social Security

KANSAS CITY, Mo. More...

Baby tests positive for crack; mother charged

A newborn child is in the care of the Cherokee County Department of Social Services (DSS) after the boy tested positive for crack cocaine at birth. More...

Driver dies in accident

A Gaffney man died in a 9:36 p.m. single-vehicle accident Friday. More...

Man accused of assaulting woman held without bond

A North Carolina woman claims a Blacksburg man threatened her life with a gun and choked her until she was unconscious. More...

Floyd Baker Boulevard property getting a little pricey

KFC owners paid $450,000 to relocate restaurant to 1-acre parcel

Land costs along Floyd Baker Boulevard may be rising as fast as gas prices. More...

Local News

Lack of volunteers affecting local office of American Red Cross

Following a fundraiser that earned $4,200, most charities would consider themselves in good shape. But Gail Stephenson and the Cherokee County chapter of the America Red Cross are not most charities. More...

Art program earns GHS distinction

Gaffney High School was named an Arts in Basic Curriculum (ABC) school on Thursday, qualifying it for extra funding to improve arts instruction. More...

Building for our future at Alma Elementary

Alma Elementary kindergarten students have watched in wonder over the past couple of weeks as construction begins on two kindergarten rooms outside their classroom. More...

Sports

Illini vs. Tar Heels for NCAA crown

ST. LOUIS More...

Harvick bounces back from cheating scandal with Food City 500 victory

BRISTOL, Tenn. More...

Yankees pound Red Sox, 9-2

NEW YORK More...

Columns

Crossing guard request

still in budget packet

I said in a column that appeared in Friday More...

We don’t need over-regulated child care

Great news! A committee of well-intentioned state senators is recommending greatly expanded rules and regulations for childcare providers. More...

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