April 3, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Genealogy book loaded with local names

If you live in Cherokee County, chances are Betty Green is related to you somehow. And she%27s written a two-volume, 1,445-page family history book to prove it. More...

LifeStyles

10 debutantes presented at Camellia Society ball

Festive event held April 1 at Marriott at Renaissance Park

The Camellia Society of Gaffney presented its 2006 debutantes at the annual More...

ANNIES MAILBOX

Dear Annie: I recently had to register my daughter for her upcoming school year and am again left wondering if I checked the right box while filling in all the information. More...

STUDENTS MAKE DONATION TO MEALS ON WHEELS - Village School Student Council's 6th and 7th grades presented a donation to Meals on Wheels to help with the outreach ministry of home delivered meal and personal contact to those who have no other way of r More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Johnastey Dawkins

Johnastey Ta%27Tiona Dawkins of Willa Street died Friday, March 31, 2006, at 8:21 p.m. in Upstate Carolina Medical Center. More...

Dever Davis

Retired businessman and entrepreneur Dever Delbert Davis, 81, of Paw Paw Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, March 30, 2006, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center. More...

Charles Robbins

Retired textile employee Charles Edward Robbins, 72, of 257 Teague Road, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, March 31, 2006, at his residence. More...

Columns

You could poke your eye out in this bathroom

Klonie JORDAN

I know absolutely nothing about interior decorating. More...

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HAVE YOU CONSIDERED...

How to recognize a true Christian Dr. French O'Shields

Recently I confessed that I have not bought many new cars, but numerous used ones. Yet I have never acquired the knowledge or skill of how to judge a good used car. More...

Park plan at the top of Gaffney's 'to do' list

The much-discussed city park plan moved another step forward as Gaffney City Council members spent Friday morning prioritizing the park plan. More...

Teen suspect will undergo mental tests

A judge has ordered one of two boys accused of sexually assaulting a child at church to undergo a psychological evaluation. More...

Aviation board delays decision about airport feasibility study

An aviation board has delayed a decision whether to approve the county%27s feasibility study application regarding a local airport. More...

Downtown revitalization also a priority for the city

Gaffney Mayor Henry Jolly said he%27s hoping Gaffney City Council%27s action at its planning workshop last weekend will kick-start the city%27s downtown revitalization efforts. More...

Local News

Local students win awards

Cherokee County students from 10 schools won awards Saturday at the Piedmont Regional Science Fair at USCUpstate in Spartanburg. More...

Hospital to provide stop smoking classes

Upstate Carolina Medical Center will offer a free stopsmoking program in April 2006. The "Freshstart" program consists of four onehour group sessions that take place twice a week for two weeks. More...

MS group will meet April 10 at UCMC

Upstate Carolina Medical Center will be the location for the newly formed Multiple Sclerosis Self Help Group Monday, April 10, 6-7 p.m. in the hospital%27s Classroom. More...

Sports

Indians top Northwestern

The Gaffney baseball team has found itself inflicted with a contagious habit this season winning games. More...

Indians shine at Raider Relays

The Gaffney boys%27 track team got the unexpected Friday at the Raider Relays at Laurens High School impressive performances from its younger runners. More...

Saints start quickly, fade in second half

It took Wingate men%27s lacrosse team a little while to get going against Limestone on Saturday, but just a little while. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

TAX-CUTTER MCCAIN WASHINGTON - Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist is giving Sen. More...

State News

County asks for help in collecting car taxes

ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) - York County authorities want residents%27 help in rounding up vehicle tax violators. More...

STATE BRIEFS

Boat sinks; all 28 aboard survive HILTON HEAD ISLAND - A touring boat with 28 people on board sank Saturday afternoon in the Calibogue Sound. All on board were rescued. 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?