February 17, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Crusade announces some speakers

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A SWEET CAREER CHOICE More...

LifeStyles

ANNIES MAILBOX

Dear Annie: I am in my second marriage to a wonderful man. I have two adult children, and More...

Miss Johanson, Mr. Janesky married on Valentine’s Day

Gretchen Johanson of Fort Mill and Darren Janesky of Blacksburg were married on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2006, at Blacksburg Church of God. The Rev. James Clark officiated the 7 p.m. double ring ceremony. More...

ENGAGEMENT

Angel Wilson of Gaffney and Johnny Wise of Atlanta, Ga. will be married April 15 at Concord Baptist Church. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Marvin W. Whelchel Retired police officer. Marvin Wayne Whelchel, 50, of 600 N. Limestone St., died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2006, at his home. More...

College will adopt new hazing policy

Limestone College is getting a new hazing policy. Limestone College President Dr. Walt Griffin said he has directed the school More...

Water deal done

Blacksburg gets its own supply

After years of discussions the Town of Blacksburg will begin purchasing water from a quarry located approximately 4.5 miles northeast of Blacksburg near Exit 104 off Interstate 85. More...

KUDZU It’s not just for erosion control anymore

Middle school students have discovered a new use for the kudzu vine growing in abundance near their campuses. More...

Local News

Local homeschooler aims for model success

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Housing construction surges in January

WASHINGTON (AP) Construction of new homes and apartments, defying forecasts of a housing slowdown, shot up in January at the fastest pace in more than three decades. More...

First Steps teams with Dolly Parton to improve preschool reading skills

More than 800 county preschool children are receiving books each month through the efforts of Cherokee County First Steps and Dolly Parton More...

Sports

Champions go down hard

Rod West and streaking South Aiken spoiled the Gaffney Indians More...

BRIEFS

MONDAY NIGHT CITY LEAGUE: Scratch Game, 246, Ricky Smiley; Scratch Series, 606, Russell Harris; Handicap Game, 267, Doug Thornton; Handicap Series, 673, Doug Horchler. More...

Wildcats hold off Thornwell

Blacksburg point guard Dustin Deese told the team More...

Columns

What is the origin of life?

Beam me up Scotty. There More...

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GUEST EDITORIAL

Are you ready if a disaster strikes?

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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?