March 22, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Democrats rally 'round Spratt

Cherokee County Democrats convened Tuesday night at B.D. Lee Elementary School and circled More...

LifeStyles

Kings Mountain Military Park celebrates Women's History Month with special program

Kings Mountain National Military Park will have a special program in observance of Women%27s History Month on Saturday, March 25. More...

ANNIES MAILBOX

Boyfriend's frugality borders on stinginess

Dear Annie: My boyfriend, "Ned," and I are both divorced, in our early 50s, and have been dating for over six years. Ned lives and works 75 miles from my home but doesn%27t mind driving, so he stays with me every weekend. More...

Hundreds of dollars in gift cards on auction block Friday at Children's Home fund raiser

Hamrick%27s Inc. is donating $500 in gift cards for the Cherokee Children%27s Home auction Friday evening. Two hundred dollars in gift cards will be part of the silent auction and $300 in gift cards will be part of the door prizes. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Mary Oliver Stanley

Served in U.S. Navy as a WAVE in World War II Mary Oliver Stanley, widow of Spencer Gregg Stanley Jr., died March 16, 2006 in Anderson, S.C. More...

Hazel P. Goudelock

Former supervisor at Oxford Hazel Poole Goudelock, 85, formerly of 116 Gowdeysville Road, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 19, 2006, after several years of declining health. More...

Townsly Richardson

Attended Allen University on baseball scholarship More...

State News

STATE BRIEFS

Cat survives 80-foot fall SUMMERVILLE - Piper may have used up a life or two but was unharmed after falling nearly 80 feet from a tree. More...

County council postpones property reassessments until 2008

The appraised value of your home won%27t be changing until at least 2008. More...

Driver miraculously escapes serious injury despite her car being torn in half by crash

A Blacksburg woman was airlifted to Spartanburg Regional Medical Center (SRMC) on Monday following a horrific two-vehicle crash that split her 1995 Dodge into two pieces. More...

PAUL HARRIS FELLOWS

The Gaffney Rotary Club on Tuesday presented four of its members with Paul Harris Fellowships. Named for Rotary International%27s founder, the award is among the highest honor a Rotarian can achieve. More...

Local News

MARY BRAMLETT ELEMENTARY

School has seen many changes since winning Palmetto's Finest 20 years ago

Mary Bramlett Elementary has been through a lot of changes since being named a Palmetto%27s Finest school 20 years ago. More...

New drug designed specifically for blacks "When they first brought out the information, I was a little skeptical."

Heart disease is one of the deadliest maladies in America today, and African-Americans live with an increased risk of this killer. But on Thursday night Gaffney%27s Dr. More...

200 contestants expected for rodeo Friday and Saturday

Friday night at 8 p.m., the Rockin%27 MC Arena will bring %27The Greatest Show on Dirt%27 to Gaffney. And more than 200 cowboys and cowgirls are coming to town to be in it. More...

Sports

Indians rally past Rock Hill

For the first few innings, the struggling Rock Hill Bearcats could do little wrong. More...

BRIEFS

Cherokee Speedway Ex-Gaffney golfer finishes second Cherokee double dips More...

Wildcats must fill holes on defense

The Blacksburg Wildcats%27 top priority heading into spring practice in a few weeks is to fill holes on its depleted defense. More...

Letters

LETTERS

Elementary honors choir appreciates musical support More...

Columns

Book search stirs memories

The first thing I noticed was the dust. But that was quickly forgotten as I discovered treasure after treasure tucked away on the bookshelves in my living room. More...

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GUEST COLUMNIST Success in school, success in life

A wise businessman once said the problem with many failing companies is not that they don%27t know enough about how to run their business, but rather that they waste all their time and energy defending what they already know, instead of being willing More...

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