July 29, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Site of unfinished Duke nuclear power plant sold for $15.5 million

Southern Power has paid $15.5 million for the former Duke Power nuclear plant site, where it plans to build a power plant. More...

LifeStyles

Miss Winkles, Mr. Arredondo wed May 21

Joy Michelle Winkles and Arnold Arredondo, both of New Orleans, La., exchanged marriage vows on Saturday, May 21, 2005, at Corinth Baptist Church in Gaffney. The Rev. Jerry Ford conducted the 2 p.m. double ring ceremony. More...

ANNIES MAILBOX

There should be some consequences for lies

Dear Annie: Our son, More...

Miss Mitchell is bride of Gregory B. Harris

Amy Patricia Mitchell and Gregory Bryan Harris were united in marriage at 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 16, 2005, at Limestone Presbyterian Church. The Revs. Dan Youngblood and Jerry Ford officiated the ceremony. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Charles E. Clary Jr. Conductor with CSX Railroad for 34 years More...

County halts Social Security number access

County residents who receive a homestead exemption will no longer be attractive targets for identity thieves. More...

THE SHOW WILL GO ON

Organizer says talk of Fire Lake Festival

Fire Lake officials doused rumors Thursday about potential problems with the music festival. More...

Local News

Three county groups joining forces; hope fun day will help fill real need for foster homes

With foster homes and shelters overcrowded in Cherokee County, local Department of Social Services workers decided they needed to do something to increase public awareness of that plight and try to find solutions. More...

Woman dies in accident

A Shelby, N.C., woman died after her vehicle overturned and traveled down a steep embankment off Shelby Highway in Blacksburg on Monday. More...

Red Cross offers some timely advice about heat wave-related illnesses

As Cherokee County continues through a sweltering summer, local emergency management groups like the American Red Cross are watching out for heat-related injuries and trying to educate the public on means of prevention. More...

Sports

Executive Committee to hear Melton’s appeal

Former Gaffney High 2-sport standout Nick Melton is running out of appeals. More...

Post 109 holds off Conway

With its bats unusually quiet during the first two games of the state tournament, Post 109 needed to take advantage of all its scoring opportunities. More...

Prep football ready to take center stage in county

Football is busting out all over the county. Blacksburg High began practice today at 9 a.m. They will hold another morning practice Saturday before three days of workouts at the Kings Mountain Military Park next week. More...

Other News

Discovery’s crew prepares for shield inspection

SPACE CENTER, Houston More...

Congress set to pass far-reaching energy bill, breaking years of stalemate

WASHINGTON More...

Few signs of progress in North Korea nuclear talks

BEIJING 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?