March 20, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Nuclear power plant will have widespread and profound effect on Cherokee County

Gaffney%27s fortunes have long been tied to textiles. More...

LifeStyles

Tickets on sale for 'Taste of Cherokee'

Popular event will be on April 27 in FBC Life Center

If you%27ve been anxiously awaiting the arrival of tickets for the fifth annual Taste of Cherokee County, here%27s some good news - they are now available. More...

ANNIES MAILBOX

Dear Annie: I am a small-business owner and have been married for over 10 years. In the past few weeks, "Lois," one of my very valued female employees, has started acting a little more flirtatious than she used to. More...

Couple married March 4

Kimberly Blackwell and Shane Pittman were married on March 4, 2006, in a double ring ceremony at Almost Heaven Chapel in Tennessee. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Elizabeth C. Bryant

Retired from Spartanburg County Health Deptartment More...

Earl Humphries

Retired from Duke Power Ronald Earl Humphries, 61, of 152 Millstone Road, Lot 8, passed away Friday, March 17, 2006, at his residence. More...

David R. Garrett

Retired textile employee KINGS MOUNTAIN, N.C. - David R. Garrett, 83, died Saturday, March 18, 2006, at White Oak Manor in Kings Mountain. More...

Columns

It doesn't look like the photo

I don%27t want much. All I want is my money%27s worth. All I want is year-round Daylight Savings Time. All I want is a computer that won%27t crash. All I want, for the love of Pete, is a sandwich that looks like the picture. More...

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HAVE YOU CONSIDERED...

There's a voice to help guide us

If they depended on me, new car dealers would not make it. Cars are just not my "thing." They are a means of transportation, not a status symbol. More...

Manhunt ends with 3 in custody

Three people were arrested following a 5-hour manhunt Friday. More...

Mild weather is good news for peach crop

Cherokee County peach growers hope recent mild weather will allow peach lovers to taste the difference when the popular fruit is harvested this summer. More...

AFEC building plans readied

American Family Entertainment Center (AFEC)-Southeast is expected to submit building plans for its multimillion dollar entertainment complex this week or next, a city official said. More...

Local News

Draytonville watch tower still serving Cherokee County

Cherokee County has a flourishing recycling program, and apparently it extends to state-owned property as well. While there are at least six lookout towers up for sale, the one on Draytonville Mountain isn%27t one of them. More...

Cherokee County School Board approves personnel recommendations

ADMINISTRATIVE RETIREMENTS: Dr. Zara R. Barnhill, Principal, Mary Bramlett Elementary Dr. Bertha T. Harris, Principal, BD Lee Elementary More...

'Let the people decide'

Nearly 30 people attended a public hearing Thursday to discuss the pros and cons of consolidating local governments. More...

Sports

Poston impressive again in all-star game

Prep school an option for Wildcats' basketball standout

Blacksburg%27s Rodney Poston made another strong statement with his all-star game performance at the North-South boys%27 all-star game at Winthrop on Saturday. More...

Bruins blank Indians

Steven Neff and his Lancaster Bruins were too strong for the Gaffney Indians on Friday. More...

BRIEFS

Chamber golf tourney April 21 Hoops league begins signup April 1 More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

GORE VS. HILLARY WASHINGTON - Democratic insiders take seriously a possible new try for the presidency by Al Gore and say he is capable of raising more money than the presumptive front-runner, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton. More...

State News

STATE BRIEFS

AFEC Fisherman drowns in reservoir CHARLESTON - A fisherman has drowned in the Goose Creek Reservoir after he apparently fell overboard while trying to untangle his fishing line, authorities say. More...

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