July 13, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Year-round schools get back to work Thursday

Alma, Mary Bramlett and Luther Vaughan elementary students return to school at 8 a.m. Thursday following a brief summer vacation. More...

LifeStyles

County’s artists and craftsmen plan exhibit

First show by newly formed group will be July 20-23

Can a community known for its football and basketball prowess embrace the More...

ANNIES MAILBOX

Grams must keep her mouth shut Dear Annie: I have a wonderful daughter-in-law who is the stepmother to my two granddaughters, ages 8 and 9. My son has had custody of his little girls since they were toddlers, and More...

Yummy peach dishes will be judged July 16 at annual recipe contest

Mouthwatering peach dishes will be on display Saturday at the Peach Festival%27s Peach Recipe Contest. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

OBITUARIES

Harry S. Giles Retired textile employee Harry Sims Giles, 80, of 608 4th St., died Friday, July 8, 2005, at his home. More...

Columns

Upgrade existing facilities before we build new ones

I think most people agree that Rutledge Avenue and College Drive is an area well-suited for a park. More...

OUR VIEW

Fireworks should be banned in the city affney City Council failed residents Monday with its refusal to address a serious problem. More...

THEIR VIEWS

A temporary solution Buying used school buses from Kentucky may bolster South Carolina More...

Fireworks motion draws cool response

Idea

A proposal to ban fireworks in the city faces an uphill battle now that Gaffney City Council has forwarded the motion to its police committee. More...

Vehicle plows into playground

Rain had forced children inside

A Gaffney woman More...

Local News

$80,000 grant awarded to Chesnee childcare provider to operate regional kindergarten

The Student Development Center in Chesnee has received an $80,000 grant to operate a regional 4-year-old kindergarten site. More...

Traffic lights installed near B.D. Lee school

City officials wouldn More...

Nine arrested on drug charges

The Cherokee County Metro Narcotics Unit arrested nine people on drug charges after executing multiple search warrants Thursday and Friday. More...

Sports

Post 109 clobbers Walhalla, 12-4

There was no easing up for topseeded Post 109 against third-seed Walhalla Tuesday. More...

All-stars stay home for state tourney

Cherokee Athletics is spending the 13-year-old Babe Ruth League all-star state tournament at home - a distinct advantage, coach Keith Capps insists. More...

BRIEFS

Booster Club needs ads for programs Shriners Softball 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?