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GHS student is a state finalist in Miss Cheerleader of America Selection May 13-14 in Charlotte

Avra Brannon of Gaffney, daughter of Kathy and Robert Brannon, has been selected as a state finalist in the Miss Cheerleader of America Selection to be held May 13 and May 14 at the Ramada More...

ENGAGEMENTS

The Honorable and Mrs. John Henry Alsbrooks Jr. of Mountain Brook, Ala., announce the engagement of their daughter, Margaret Elizabeth, to Warren Stokes Player, son of Mr. and Mrs. Warren Thomas Player of Mount Pleasant. More...

ANNIES MAILBOX Player granddaughter

Dear Annie: I am writing to you about the underage drinking laws. My husband and I are dealing with parents who allow teens, including mine, to drink in their homes. Some of these parents drink with them. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Sue Bostic Former manager of Job Place

Vivian Sue Childers Bostic, 66, of 167 Blue Stone Drive, passed away on Tuesday, April 11, 2006, in Upstate Carolina Medical Center. More...

Gene Humphries Retired from Celanese

BLACKSBURG - Gene Humphries, 73, of 648 Dravo Road, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 11, 2006, at Regency Hospital in Greenville. More...

Maggie L. Hulsey Retired seamstress

BLACKSBURG - Maggie Layfield Hulsey, 95, of 1311 Blacksburg Hwy., died Wednesday, April 12, 2006, in Peachtree Centre, Gaffney. More...

State News

STATE BRIEFS

Prosecutors seek death penalty CONWAY - Prosecutors say they will seek the death penalty against a man charged with killing his estranged wife while out on bail on charges he kidnapped and sexually assaulted her five months earlier. More...

Walgreens to be open by this fall

A new local shopping destination should be open by this fall. More...

AFEC issued foundation permit by city

American Family Entertainment Center (AFEC)-Southeast has obtained a foundation permit to begin site preparation work on its $6.8 million entertainment center. More...

Gubernatorial candidate says state 'falling short'

When voters talk, Sen. Tommy Moore (D-Aiken) listens. More...

Investment theory 'full of holes' but still good enough for 2nd place

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts gave Hayden Breckenridge and his teammates a reason to celebrate Wednesday morning at the Village School of Gaffney. More...

Local News

Limestone to host celebration of art

Limestone College will celebrate artists from both the past and present on April 21. More...

Relay meeting

Life sponsorship, banner, and sign information should be turned in at the Team Captains' meeting on Monday, April 17, according to an announcement by Brenda Harlow, local event chairperson. More...

Gossip banned

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - A couple of chatty employees have earned a ban on gossiping for all 64 people who work at county-operated liquor stores. More...

Sports

Propst powers Indians to tourney victory

After surrendering double-digit runs in the tournament opener, Jordan Propst gave the Gaffney Indians what they needed against Glenn High School on Thursday a dominant pitching performance. More...

BRIEFS

Clemson boosters to hold meeting Local hoops team More...

Gaffney golfers battle the best

A strong performance at the Hardaway Invitational this weekend could do wonders for the Gaffney boys' golf team's increasing confidence and the players' college aspirations. More...

Columns

Brimming with potential

Baseball is certainly my favorite sport to watch. This time of year is always interesting, but after 2006 I'll never look at the game the same way again. More...

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HAVE YOU CONSIDERED...

The earth's most important event

My perception of Easter has changed through the years, as well it should. As a child, Easter was one of the best days of the whole year. It nearly equated Christmas. There was a reason for my excitement and anticipation for Easter. 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?