April 10, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Hwy 105 project will be finished by May 31

Don%27t look for any orange barrels along a section of Hwy. 105 after June 1. More...

LifeStyles

MARRIED MARCH 11 - Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Craven Sumerell are pictured at their wedding on Saturday, March 11, 2006. Mrs. Sumerell is the former Misty Jewell Clare of Columbia and Mr. Sumerell, son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Brown - Gardner

SPARTANBURG - Harold and Becky Brown of Spartanburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Kim Marie, to Jonathan Todd Gardner, son of Charles and Lana Gardner of Gaffney. More...

Brown - Humphries

Darlene Brown and Scott Humphries have announced their plans to be married. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Virginia L. Padgett Former owner/operator of Padgett's Ceramics

FOREST CITY, N.C. - Virginia Lowery Padgett, 92, died Saturday, April 8, 2006, in Rutherford Hospital. More...

Dean E. Pierce Gaffney native

Dean Edward Pierce, 31, of 190 Beason Road, Cliffside, N.C., died Thursday, April 6, 2006, at his residence. More...

Arther S. Ellis, Jr. Grandson of Gaffney couple

Arther Samuel Ellis Jr., 39, of 363 Blakeing Byrd Road, Washington, D.C., died on Wednesday, April 5, 2006, at 12:15 a.m. in Puriedent Hospital, More...

Columns

Hey baby, check out my belt

Ever since the beginning of time, men have been trying to impress women. More...

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THEIR VIEWS

If you want to be married, get a license The concept of common-law marriage is archaic, and the state no longer should recognize it. If couples want to claim they are legally married, they should get a license. ... More...

Language barrier? What language barrier?

It%27s every emergency room worker%27s nightmare. A patient, shot or maybe in labor, is wheeled in and the first words they say are, "No hablo ingles!" How can you help someone who can%27t understand you? More...

Council mulls tax increase

County taxpayers could get hit with another tax hike this year, according to a county official. More...

Local News

This coach doesn't stand on the sidelines

Being disabled in Cherokee County can be a real challenge. But for some of those citizens, Linda Smith and the Disabilities and Special Needs Board (DSN) have made daily life a little easier with just a bit of coaching. More...

Consolidation commission to meet

The consolidation commission will meet Wednesday to continue the discussion on the proposed merging of local governments. More...

American Legion shows concern for children

The American Legion is observing Children and Youth Month during April, Commander Joe M. Sparks of American Legion Post 109 has announced. More...

Sports

Blacksburg rally falls short against Sabres

Wildcats secure region's third seed; await district playoff

Wildcat fans were glad they stuck around for the end of this game sort of. More...

Saints discover winning formula

With newcomer Drew Comeau racking up the goals and the defense limiting the opposition%27s scoring chances, the Limestone men%27s lacrosse team certainly looks like a national tournament contender again. More...

BRIEFS

Transou tourney on April 29 Gamecock Club to hold tourney More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

TORPEDOING TAXES WASHINGTON - Sen. Chuck Grassley, chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, on Thursday personally torpedoed Speaker Dennis Hastert%27s attempt to get a tax cut extension bill through the House before the Easter recess began. More...

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