June 29, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

School district chalking up energy savings

Since June of last year, the Cherokee County School District has saved more than $637,000 on utility costs through its energy conservation program. More...

LifeStyles

Meetze – Deeder

Mr. and Mrs. Jack Daniel Meetze Jr. of Gaffney announce the engagement of their daughter, Schuyla Elizabeth, of Greenwood to Ronald Robert Deeder Jr., also of Greenwood. More...

Voelkert – Weant

Daniel Voelkert of Burlington, N.C., announces the engagement of his daughter, Laura Melissa, to Jonathan Alan Weant, son of the Rev. and Mrs. Gary Weant of Dallas, N.C. More...

Wray – Dixon

Joy Elizabeth Wray and Julian Spencer Dixon IV, both of Charleston, will be married on September 24 at First Scots Presbyterian Church in Charleston. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Paul “Pee Wee” Gates

Employed by Community Cash Stores for 48 years WOODRUFF More...

Margaret P. Bolin

Services for Margaret Phillips Bolin, 78, of 206 Van Buren St., will be held today at 2 p.m. at Temple Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. Scott Kierstead. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery. Body will be placed in the church at 1:30 p.m. More...

Ricky L. Stroup

Oklahoma native Ricky Lynn Stroup Sr., 46, of 306 Union St., died unexpectedly on Monday, June 27, 2005. More...

Columns

Where have all the sports heroes gone?

Ever heard of Jeremy Roenick? No? Neither had I until I read what he had to say about the National Hockey League More...

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THEIR VIEWS

A lifesaving effort When the state of South Carolina took over Allendale County Schools in 1999, good management practices were nonexistent. The day on which teachers were paid varied from month to month. More...

County council approves 8.6 percent tax increase

Tax bills for Cherokee County property owners will be going up this year. More...

NovaNet helps students salvage credits

Gaffney High School is using a NovaNet software package this summer to help ninth and tenth grade students stay on the right track towards graduation. More...

NEED PEACH FESTIVAL TICKETS?

. Buy them in person at the Peach Festival office inside the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce building, 225 S. Limestone St., Gaffney. More...

Local News

SUMMER IN BLOOM

Diane Pettit Farme (right) and Mathilda Dahlin set up shop on Floyd Baker Blvd. to sell ferns and other summer plants this week. Although a native of Gaffney, Farmer now lives in Rutherfordton, N.C. where she and her husband own Two Mile Farms. More...

Burns elected as SCADA vice

Sam Burns of Burns Chevrolet Chrysler Dodge Jeep in Gaffney was named vice president representing the Palmetto District at the S.C. Automobile Dealers Association More...

Church celebrates Independence Day with rides, rap and razzmatazz

Joey Turner and the staff at Restoration Church in Gaffney hope the city is looking to celebrate Independence Day in a big way. And they want to be a part of it. More...

Sports

Former Gaffney standout hangs up cleats

Injuries might have robbed Marcus Bradley of his speed, but not of his good sense. More...

Indians show promise at FCA camp

Scoreboard aside, the Gaffney Indians basketball team is getting where it wants at the Fellowship of Christian Athletes Basketball Camp. More...

POST 109 PROFILE

Name: Preston Byars Age: 18 Position: Pitcher/Infielder Jersey No.: 16 School: Gaffney High H.S. More...

Other News

President-elect says Iran doesn’t need America

TEHRAN, Iran More...

From insurgent attacks to Internet connections, a look at Iraq by the numbers

At the one-year mark since the U.S. handover of sovereignty in Iraq, the numbers behind the conflict shed light on the progress made, and the insurgent-driven turmoil that threatens to tear apart the fledgling democracy. More...

WEIRD NEWS

X-ray is key to success NORTH PLATTE, Neb. More...

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