April 6, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

County tax increase likely

With soaring gas prices this is probably the last thing county residents wanted to hear - Cherokee County Council may need to raise taxes by nine mills to balance its new budget. More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE’S MAILBOX Kathy Mitchell

and Marcy Sugar 12-year-old boy mustlearn how to say More...

SCIENCE FAIR WINNERS –

Winners of the Regional Science Fair at Draytonville Elementary School were (l-r) Sydney Ford, first place, behavioral science; Sarah Bennett, first place, chemistry; Amber Bennett, second place, mathematics; and Amelia Martin, special recognition f More...

Engagement

Burleson

Scott and Ginger Burleson of Mooresboro, N.C., announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristen Leigh, to Joshua Dixon Hamrick of Shelby. More...

Letters

Dear Editor,

The Cherokee County Office of the American Red Cross would like to thank all of those who helped make our 4th Annual Taste of Cherokee the best yet. More...

The Passing of a Pope

As the globe mourns the death of Pope John Paul II, Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Gaffney is preparing to say goodbye to the holy father in its own way with a special mass tonight at 7 p.m. More...

Police seek murder suspect

A Gaffney man was fatally shot Tuesday evening on West Robinson Street in Gaffney. More...

Cherokee County growers expect crop to be just peachy

A mild winter has given Cherokee County peach growers a good reason to hope their efforts bear fruit when picking begins this summer. More...

Local News

Despite tragic loss, family hopes to help others survive

When the Cherokee County March of Dimes WalkAmerica kicks off April 16, Katrina and Steven Philbeck will be walking with their son Sam. And they%27ll be walking for their son Christian. More...

Gaffney bicyclist struck on West Frederick St.

A bicyclist was cited after he was hit by a vehicle on Frederick Street just before midnight Monday, a report at the Gaffney Police Department states. More...

Band of Gold director resigns after receiving memo from GHS principal

Gaffney High Band of Gold Director Bob Cotter turned in his resignation Friday and will return to one of his old stomping grounds next school year. More...

Sports

Rock Hill nips Indians

Indian Land

Gaffney More...

Saints’ rally falls short, 4-3

Limestone entered its three-game series with Erskine atop the conference standings. That More...

HIGH-FLYING HORNET -

New Orleans Hornets forward Chris Andersen dunks against the Atlanta Hawks during the fourth quarter Tuesday at Philips Arena in Atlanta. The Hornets defeated the Hawks 96-86. (AP Photo/Gregory Smith) More...

Columns

Straight to the heart

Baughman I saw a story on the Associated Press wire the other day about gun control laws in other countries. More...

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Their View

Florida shouldn

Gov. Mark Sanford needs to stop pointing to Florida as a role model for tax policy. A recent evaluation of taxes in both states shows that South Carolina already is more than competitive with the Sunshine State in regard to its tax burden. ... More...

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Poll

Sen. Harvey Peeler (R-Gaffney) sponsored a resolution Dec. 7 for the Senate Committee on Interstate Cooperation to study the potential impact of not recognizing Daylight Savings Time. Do you think DST should be abolished?