April 12, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

A TISKET, A TASKET, MAKING EASTER BASKETS - Village School of Gaffney students Olivia Moss, Danielle Neighbors, Danielle Sherrick, Lydia Lemmons and substitute teacher Linda Dollar are shown Tuesday filling 400 Easter baskets for delivery to Meals o More...

LifeStyles

Relay for Life kicks into high gear

Plans are being made for the 2006 Cherokee County Relay for Life to be held on Friday, May 12, at 7 p.m. until Saturday, May 13, at 7 a.m. at the Timken Track on Highway 29 near Gaffney. More...

ANNIES MAILBOX

Can't I just send a card and a gift?

Dear Annie: My 60-year-old niece, "Louise," is being married for the first time. She lives out of state, and the whole shebang is being planned as if she were some 20-year-old blushing bride. More...

Beta Sigma Phi turns 75

Xi Alpha Delta Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi in Gaffney will celebrate the 75th Founder's Day Anniversary on April 17, 2006 along with 12,000 like chapters in 32 countries around the world. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

James C. Harris

World War II veteran James Crawford Harris, 90, of 200 Jolly Road, Gaffney, passed away April 10, 2006, at More...

Brenda S. Littlejohn

Funeral service for Brenda Smith Littlejohn, 53, of 114 McArthur St., Gaffney, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Mt. Sinai Baptist Church with the Rev. C.A. Wallace and Dr. Michael A. Bridges officiating. More...

Sue Bostic

Vivian Sue Childers Bostic, 66, of 167 Blue Stone Drive, Gaffney, died Tuesday, April 11, 2006, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center. More...

Courthouse fire suspect back in court

The S.C. Attorney General's Office will begin presenting its case today against a man accused of setting fire to the More...

Drunk driver gets 12 years

A Gaffney man admitted Tuesday in General Sessions Court that he was driving drunk when he was More...

Population figures show only slight increase here since 2000

Cherokee County isn't exactly on the fast-growth track. More...

Local News

Free colon cancer screening kit being offered

In an attempt to save lives from colon cancer the American Cancer Society is collaborating with Upstate Carolina Medical Center, SCDHEC, Bethel Baptist Church and Gaffney Housing Authority to educate and provide screenings to the citizens-especially More...

African American health fair slated for April 25

Event to be held at Bethel Baptist is first of its kind

Upstate Carolina Medical Center has partnered with the American Cancer Society, SCDHEC, and several other healthcare agencies to present a community-wide African American health fair at Bethel Baptist Church Senior Daycare on Tuesday, April 25, 6-8 p More...

Limestone College student wins first

Limestone College student Justin Addington won first place at a statewide voice competition last month. More...

Sports

Fort Mill hands Sarratt first loss

Indians need help to clinch region title

The Gaffney baseball team still has hopes of clinching a region championship. More...

BRIEFS

Saint named Gamecock Club to hold tourney The Cherokee County Gamecock Club will be holding their annual Scholarship Golf Tournament on April 22nd at the Gaffney Country Club. The cost per four-man team is $200.00. More...

Champions prepare for spring practice

May 11 likely can't get here fast enough for Gaffney coach Phil Strickland. More...

Letters

LETTER

Firefighter, family appreciate your support Dear Editor: More...

Columns

Taking care of the dogs, cats, me and the house

A man works from sun to sun, but a woman's work is never done. More...

This is good news for lots of reasons

The recent announcement that Duke Power will build a twin-reactor nuclear power plant here is welcome for a number of reasons, not the least of which is what it means in tax revenue. More...

Who runs the State Department?

WASHINGTON - The U.S. decision last Thursday not to seek a seat on the new United Nations Human Rights Council followed a week of frantic backstage conflict. 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?