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Dear Annie: My husband is a baseball card collector, and through the years, his hobby has evolved to include basketball cards, sports memorabilia or anything else he thinks is worth saving. More...

Kings Mountain National Military Park readying for 225th anniversary observance

Encampment Aug. 27 features Backcountry Militia

Aapproaches, Kings Mountain National Military Park will be hosting a series of special events leading up to the anniversary in October. More...

Blacksburg library to host book fair Aug. 29-Sept. 1

BLACKSBURG More...

Obituaries - Free Access

OBITUARIES

Roger K. Oliver Former employee of NASA Roger Keith Oliver, 50, of 239 Jimmy Hollow Road, Butler, Tenn., died Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2005, at his residence. More...

WAL-MART PROMOTES LITERACY More...

Spellers sought for bee

The Cherokee County Literacy Association is looking for participants in its annual community spelling bee on Tuesday, Sept. 13, at 7 p.m. in Fullerton Auditorium at Limsetone College. More...

Judge will rule on Melton’s eligibility

Did the South Carolina High School League (SCHSL) make a decision on former Gaffney student-athlete Nick Melton More...

School trustees grade the super, extend contract

Cherokee County School Superintendent Dr. Bill James received a 1-year contract extension Tuesday evening following an evaluation by the school board. More...

Bridge to be named in honor of deceased community leader

There are many causes a man can dedicate himself to in life. Some bring lasting rewards and some bring notoriety, but few bring about both. However, Gaffney More...

Local News

Schools open with 8,858 enrolled

More than 8,000 Cherokee County students returned to school Monday under a traditional 9-month calendar. More...

Letter from Cherokee County School District 1 opposing Melton transfer

Mr. Singleton: Recently, we were informed that a senior athlete at Gaffney High School, Nick Melton, transferred to Dorman High School. More...

Myrtle Beach tops state in auto theft rates

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) More...

Sports

Offense misfires as opener nears

There were plenty of miscues for Gaffney offensive coordinator Greg Lawson to critique after Friday More...

Don’t ask, don’t tell, Melton told

Mum is the word when it comes to former Gaffney standout and current Dorman Cavalier Nick Melton discussing his former team this week. More...

BRIEFS

UC coach told Bob Huggins was ordered Tuesday to resign as Cincinnati More...

Columns

Are you ready for some football? I am

My favorite season of the year is upon us. What season is that? Why, football season of course. More...

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Time for Democrats to strike

No loss could be sweeter for Democrats than the recent split-hair defeat of their man in Ohio. The reason for the satisfaction is that Democrats never even considered the possibility that Paul Hackett might actually win. More...

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