May 4, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Your county taxes will go up 6.3 mills

Cherokee County taxpayers got some good news Tuesday when county council adjusted a proposed 8-mill take hike down to 6.3 mills. More...

Money for nothing?

Mayor says Blacksburg, Gaffney residents getting a raw deal from the county

Cherokee County Councilman Charles Mathis said he favors a referendum on the consolidation of governments if municipalities want to make an issue of double taxation. More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE’S MAILBOX Kathy Mitchell

and Marcy Sugar This woman coulduse a lesson in manners More...

Miss Davis, Mr. Summey wed April 2

Jennifer Loni Davis and James Reginald Summey were married Saturday, April 2, 2005, at Prospect Baptist Church in Mooresboro, N.C. The Rev. Ernie Cole officiated the 2:30 p.m. ceremony. More...

Engagements

Clary

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Edward Clary of 206 Tiffany Terrace announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Smith Clary, to Justin Matthew Hoyle, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roger Dean Hoyle of Blacksburg. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Joe Wallace Cherokee County sheriff

from 1982 until 1990 Joe Wallace, 84, of Gaffney, died Sunday, May 1, 2005, at his home. More...

Letters

Final World War II book ceremony is May 16

Dear Editor: On May 16, at 6 p.m., in the Gaffney High School auditorium, the last veterans of World War II who consented to be interviewed by students of the Gaffney High Social Studies Department will be honored. More...

Columns

A lot of the news is good

Over the years, it seems, there have been more and more news stories about the More...

Guest Editorial

Shorter legislative session would save money

Good government is often achieved by doing less, not more. A shorter legislative session would certainly fit that description More...

Cartoon

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Defendant in Shelby murder case pleads guilty

A former Gaffney resident has admitted to killing a 78-year-old Shelby, N.C., woman in February of 2004. More...

NERVOUS MOM Photo

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Who ya gonna call? Why, the SCDCA of course

“I look over the complaints and try to get the company to voluntarily make things right. If a company doesn’t want to cooperate with us, we can put them on our buyer beware list. More...

Local News

Gaffney Hall of Fame ceremony first for Carolina Championship Wrestling

Bodies will be slammed to the mat and boots will be hanging over the turnbuckles Saturday at Gaffney Middle School as the stars of Carolina Championship Wrestling (CCW) come barreling into town for a special charity event. More...

Special Olympics draws 100 plus athletes

Cherokee County held its annual Special Olympics Track and Field Games at Gaffney Middle School on Tuesday with more than 100 student athletes from area schools participating. More...

Lake Whelchel to remain for public use, perhaps forever

The Gaffney Board of Public Works took a big step Tuesday to ensure that Lake Whelchel remains for public use More...

Sports

Davis opens eyes with high finish

Indian Land

Cherokee County native Kertus Davis is speeding up his learning curve. More...

Jackets edge Gaffney in golf tourney

The Fort Mill golf team showed Gaffney they still have some room for improvement. More...

Sims intent on improving his game at Fork Union

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State News

State Briefs

Arrest made in stabbing death

FLORENCE More...

Gaffney High PTO will meet Monday, May 9

The Gaffney High School PTO will meet Monday, May 9, at 5:30 in the GHS lecture hall. More...

Special Sections

Poll

Are you willing to pay more taxes to help fund Recreation Department projects?