April 22, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Driver involved in crash died of heart failure

The Cherokee County Coroner More...

LifeStyles

Birthdays

Christina Nicole Mullinax is celebrating her 3rd birthday today, April 22. She is the daughter of Randy and Elsie Mullinax of Gaffney. Grandparents are Hames and Gladys Mullinax and the late Sam and Mildred Dowdle who lived in Sharon. More...

What’s Up

Special events n Romance novelist Fern Michaels will be at Cherokee County Public Library Sunday at 2 p.m. to sign copies of her new book, More...

Marriages

The following marriage licenses have been filed in the probate court of Cherokee County: More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Johnny M. King Artist

Johnny Michael King, 38, of 490 Patterson Ave., Mooresville, N.C., formerly of Gaffney, died Wednesday, April 20, 2005, in Statesville, N.C. More...

Rev. Forest Teague Jr. Pastor of Gospel Lite

Christian Fellowship Church The Rev. Forest "Junior" Teague Jr., 79, of 301 Osment St., died Thursday, April 21, 2005, in Spartanburg Regional Healthcare. More...

Letters

A thank-you note to a lot of good people

Dear Editor: A thank-you note to all my friends, Meals on Wheels, callers from the sheriff More...

Columns

What’s a driveway worth? How about $200 a month

Tara Jennings At the beginning of June, it will be official. More...

Our View

Military history project is a unique effort

We must never forget the sacrifices made by the brave men and women who have served in our armed forces throughout the years. More...

Small businesses are the backbone of any economy

Gov. Mark Sanford came into office in January 2003 with great plans for a significant income tax cut for all individual filers More...

Textile plant bucks trend with expansion, new jobs

Carolina Cotton Works (CCW) did the improbable, if not the impossible, for a textile company on Thursday. They held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the newest expansion at their factory in Gaffney and announced the creation of new textile jobs. More...

Man crossing street struck, killed by truck

A Gaffney man was killed when he was hit by a pickup Thursday evening. More...

Sheriff’s motorcycle rally will benefit Relay for Life

In honor of Cherokee County Sheriff Bill Blanton More...

Local News

Inspired by grandson, Branch is top fund raiser for March of Dimes

Cherokee County March of Dimes WalkAmerica 2005 raised more than $100,000 to fight birth defects. And the top individual fund raiser for the annual event is Gaffney More...

Housing starts down for 3 straight months

Housing starts dropped dramatically here last month compared with the same period in 2004 - continuing a 3-month trend. More...

Woman faces sex crime charge involving girl

A 22-year-old Gaffney woman charged with criminal sexual conduct with a minor now faces more restrictions after she allegedly contacted the 15-year-old girl despite being ordered not to do so. More...

Sports

Mann, Kidd lead Gaffney to playoff win

The Gaffney Lady Indians More...

Briefs

USC Scholarship Golf Tourney April 23

The Cherokee County Gamecock Club will be holding its annual Scholarship Golf Tournament on April 23 at Gaffney Country Club. More...

Sarratt stymies Eagles

The Gaffney Indians came to Commissioners Field Thursday to make a statement. And they made one - loudly. More...

State News

Governor Sanford urges repaying funds, warns about DMV lines

NORTH CHARLESTON More...

SLED unveils mobile counterterrorism unit

COLUMBIA More...

Other News

Chopper crash kills 11 in Iraq

BAGHDAD, Iraq More...

High gas prices forcing changes in Americans’ lives

WASHINGTON More...

Spain to open major trial of al-Qaida suspects accused of helping plot Sept. 11

MADRID, Spain More...

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