December 14, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Worker dies from injuries suffered in fall

A Gaffney man has died less than a month after falling 16 feet from a billboard and coming into contact with a power line. More...

LifeStyles

Miss Little, Mr. Hall exchange vows Dec. 10

Buford Street United Methodist Church in Gaffney provided the setting Saturday, Dec. 10, 2005, for the wedding of Lee Queenie Little and Douglas Edward Hall, both of Rock Hill. The Rev. Scott Wachter officiated the 6 p.m. double ring ceremony. More...

ANNIES MAILBOX

Dear Annie: This year, our son and daughter-in-law are hosting Christmas dinner. We have hosted it in the past, and her parents did it before us, and each time, the entire family attended. More...

ENGAGEMENT

Burns

Rachel Lauren Burns and Michael Damon Howard, both of Chattanooga, Tenn., will be married June 1, 2006, in the Shakespeare Garden on the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga campus. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

OBITUARIES

Verna K. Hawthorne Homemaker Verna Kahofer Hawthorne, 86, of 907 Gowdeysville Road, passed away M o n d a y, Dec. 12, 2005, at her residence. More...

$10 million GHS lawsuit settlement check on its way

The Cherokee County School District expects to receive the $10 million from its Gaffney High construction lawsuit settlement by the end of the week. More...

Suzuki president attends showroom opening

Local auto dealer Joe Gibson had made a list of VIPs to invite to the opening of his new Suzuki showroom on Hampshire Drive. And he was very proud to introduce Koichi Suzuki, the president of America Suzuki Motor Corporation, on Monday night. More...

Christmas Is For Kids donations running well behind last year’s totals

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Local News

DOT presents plans for interchange projects Several businesses will be impacted

Mukesh Bhanderi was all for building a new interchange at Pleasant School Road until he learned Monday that the South Carolina Department of Transportation will have to knock down a portion of his motel to do it. More...

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Blacksburg man arrested after standoff with police

Police said a Blacksburg man was arrested after becoming involved in a standoff with them Sunday night. More...

Sports

GHS a busy place for college recruiters

Gaffney High School should be a popular destination the next few week for college recruiters. More...

BRIEFS

Westlane More...

Rebels surprise Gaffney

The short trip to Byrnes turned into a long night for the 3-time defending state champion Gaffney Indians on Tuesday. More...

Columns

By the time you unwrap it, they’ll be making a better one

Way too many choices. That More...

OUR VIEW

The Cherokee County School Board of Trustees included a 25 percent pay increase for themselves in the 2005-06 budget and did not want the taxpayers of this county to know about it. 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?