March 13, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Prestigious Kitty Hawk Air Society welcomes 16 Gaffney High students

Former U.S. Air Force Flight Surgeon Dr. Robert Blake was the guest speaker Thursday evening when the Gaffney High JROTC inducted 16 students into the Kitty Hawk Air Society. More...

LifeStyles

St. Paul's honors Rev. Linder for 27 years of service

St. Paul%27s Lutheran Church honored Pastor and Mrs. Roger Lindler for their 27 years of service to the church and community with a catered luncheon at Cherokee National Golf Club on Sunday, Feb. 19. More...

ANNIES MAILBOX

'Other Woman' has her say

Dear Annie: I must respond to "A Discarded Wife," who was married for 33 years when her husband left her for another woman. More...

Scientists taking on sodas as the 'cigarettes'of obesity

Colas are leading cause of weight problems

Low-fat, low-cal, low-carb. Atkins, South Beach, The Zone. Food fads may be distracting attention More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Albert Webster

Albert Webster, 78, of 417 Carlisle St., died Thursday, March 9, 2006, at his residence. More...

John H. Putnam

Received Purple Heart in World War II John H. Putnam, 89, formerly of Palmetto Street, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, March 10, 2006, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center. More...

Elsie B. Peterson

Retired from textiles BLACKSBURG - Elsie Eugene Batchler Peterson, 89, of 834 E. Cherokee St., died Saturday, March 11, 2006, at her residence. More...

Columns

The origin of music

Ever since the dawn of time, man has felt an overwhelming desire to express himself through music and dance. More...

  More...

THEIR VIEW

A better idea but still dangerous

A South Carolina Senate Finance subcommittee did well in rejecting the South Carolina House plan to eliminate residential property taxes and make up the lost revenue with a 2 percent sales tax increase. More...

Settlement money wouldn't be used for facelift of high school

Architects will provide the school board with more information Tuesday on their ideas for giving the Gaffney High front entrance a more eye-catching appearance. More...

CTC student wins state championship in HVAC competition; heading to K.C.

By the thinnest of margins, Cherokee Technology Center senior Steven Jennings won the state championship Saturday in heating and air conditioning (HVAC) to earn a return trip to Kansas City. More...

Local News

Three people have picked up petition packets for BPW race

Board of Public Works Commissioner Brenda Earls%27 announcement that she would not seek re-election hasn%27t exactly set off a land More...

Man charged with felony DUI

A Gaffney man remains in the Cherokee County Detention Center pending a bond hearing following what police said was a drunk driving accident at 7:30 a.m. Sunday. More...

Everyone's a winner in Upward basketball

Although there were no trophies distributed, for parents and volunteers Wednesday%27s Upward Basketball awards ceremony was certainly a night of champions. More...

Sports

Gaffney golfers slide to sixth in tourney

After posting a solid 324 during round one last Thursday, the Gaffney High School golf team was leader Dutch Fork%27s nearest rival. More...

BRIEFS

Softball tourney Saints lose Lady Saints Dixon wins More...

Dorman snaps Indians' winning streak

For the first time this season, the Gaffney Indians weren%27t the team celebrating after the game. More...

Letters

LETTERS

Treats for Palmetto%27s Finest Dear Editor: Since recently being named "Palmetto%27s Finest" Gaffney High School has been blessed with an outpouring of congratulations and good wishes. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

GATE ATTRACTION BUSH WASHINGTON - While George W. Bush is helping House Republicans to raise money Thursday for their 2006 campaign effort to keep their majority, they may that very day deliver a stinging rebuke to him on the Dubai ports issue. More...

Special Sections

Poll

Are you willing to pay more taxes to help fund Recreation Department projects?