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Ruling on fired tax assessor’s hearing expected Thursday

Former Cherokee County Tax Assessor Barry Kelley holds out little hope the grievance commit-tee will recommend he return to his old job when it makes its ruling Thursday. More...

LifeStyles

Couple speak vows July 16 at Shrine Club

Leslie Lynn Burns and Kelvin Scott Moore exchanged marriage vows on Saturday, July 16, 2005, at Cherokee Shrine Club. The Rev. Sydney Norton performed the 3 p.m. double ring ceremo-ny. A reception, given by the bride More...

Pageant Aug. 12 for children and teens

The Miss Cherokee County Scholar-ship Pageant will sponsor a pageant for girls ages 0 months to 19 years Fri-day, Aug 12, at 6 p.m. in Fullerton Auditorium. More...

GLT’s next production will have a little bite

The Gaffney Little Theatre will hold auditions for More...

Obituaries - Free Access

OBITUARIES

Wayne B. Roark Retired from Stouffer%27s Wayne B. Roark, 65, of 325 Vernon St., went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Aug. 8, 2005, at his resi-dence. More...

Letters

BPW boss: Lawrence, Earls must stop

Dear Editor: Recently Dan Lawrence has filed a number of complaints with the State Ethics Commission which have made numer-ous allegations against me, two commissioners and several Board of PublicWorks employees. More...

Columns

The NCAA chiefs want changes

I trust all of you Gaffney Indian fans out there have heard about a new ruling just approved by the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA). More...

Don’t be surprised by the Kelley ruling

Former county tax assessor Barry Kelley had a grievance hearing last week, which, as we understand it, is supposed to allow him to present his case to a formal panel, which in turn will recommend to uphold or overturn the decision to fire him. More...

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Ethics panel dismisses candidate’s gripes

BPW boss has stern words for Lawrence

A state Ethics Commission investigation into the actions of Gaffney Board of Public Works General Manager Donnie Hardin found no wrongdoing More...

Foundation distributes $10K locally

The Cherokee County Community Foundation (CCCF) announced $10,103 worth of grants from the Community Endowment Fund on Tuesday that provide money for four local philanthropic organizations. More...

9th grade BHS plan presented

The Davis and Floyd architectural firm unveiled preliminary drawings Tuesday for an estimated $5.18 mil-lion ninth grade addition to Blacksburg High School. More...

Local News

Poker run to benefit children of bike shop murder victims

As time passes since the unsolved murder of four peo-ple at the Superbike Motor-sports Shop in Chesnee, Robin Lucas experiences things she is supposed to be sharing with her late husband. More...

DeMint visits Timken, honors Peeler on economy tour

U.S. Senator Jim DeMint stopped at The Timken Compa-ny More...

Trooper accused of sexual assault

A Gaffney woman claims a South Carolina Highway Patrolman sexually assaulted her last week. More...

Sports

Former GHS star on shelf after minor knee surgery

No athlete wants to be constantly asked about his health. More...

GHS fumbles away chances in scrimmage

Gaffney offensive coordinator Greg Lawson wants to see progress more than touchdowns when he watches his unit at preseason scrimmages. More...

REST FOR THE WEARY A Gaffney offensive lineman gets a breather on the bench at last Friday More...

State News

Millions in highway money headed to S.C. beaches

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. 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?