April 17, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

EGG-ZACTLY WHAT I WAS LOOKING FOR

Approximately 1,200 people attended the annual Easter More...

LifeStyles

Youth Theatre presents Alcott's beloved classic, 'Little Women'

L ouisa Mae Alcott's beloved book, Little Women, has been More...

ANNIES MAILBOX

Dear Annie: I am a 17-year-old high school senior, and I recently moved to a new school that I really like. I've made some new friends, mostly guys, although I've also gotten to know a few younger girls. More...

Program helps women alleviate cancer side effects

Upstate Carolina Medical Center in collaboration with the American Cancer Society will host Look Good... Feel Better on Monday, May 8, at 6 p.m. in the hospital's classroom. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Dean McSwain

Avid bowler Walter Dean McSwain, 69, of 311 Twin Lake Road, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, April 14, 2006, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. More...

James E. Shippy

Employed by ADS Distribution James Edgar Shippy, 52, of 108 Lincoln Drive, passed away Friday afternoon, April 14, 2006, in Upstate Carolina Medical Center. More...

Columns

The royal scepter should be frost-free

Gentlemen, as kings of your castles, never forget that you should make every effort to attempt to be in control of the royal scepter at all times. We've discussed the royal scepter before. More...

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GUEST COLUMNIST

Common mistakes behind the wheel

You may be familiar with the disturbing statistic that more than 1,000 people die on our state's roadways each year. More...

State mulls whether to prosecute arson case

Suspect in courthouse fire already sentenced to life

The S.C. Attorney General's Office has not yet determined if it will prosecute 37-year-old Ricky Brannon on arson charges in connection with the May 11, 2004, Cherokee County Courthouse fire. More...

School start date

Legislation will have no impact on district here

Cherokee County was one of only eight school districts statewide which started the current school year after Aug. 12. More...

Pizza Inn still an original

There's no substitute for the real thing. And after 35 years of operation, Pizza Inn of Gaffney is still an original. More...

Councilman not happy with commission action

A consolidation commission member said county residents got short-changed when the commission agreed last week to abandon plans to consolidate governments. More...

Local News

Councilman wants budget process to be more open

Cherokee County Councilman Bailey Humphries wants to see a more open budget process. More...

Hoffman named 'Bus Driver of the Year'

School bus driver Oscar Hoffman is heading towards a second retirement in a life that includes time as a medical salesman and service with two military branches. More...

Filing is 'onerous'

WASHINGTON (AP) - When it comes to their own tax returns, many members of Congress who specialize in writing tax laws turn to professional preparers rather than completing the paperwork themselves. More...

Sports

Indians post 3-1 mark at Southern Classic

Indians to open playoffs Thursday likely against G-W

The Gaffney High baseball team created a buzz at the Southeastern Baseball Classic Tournament again. More...

BRIEFS

The Spartanburg-Cherokee County Gamecock Club Spring Banquet is scheduled for Thursday May 11, at the Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium More...

Saints upend Pfieffer

Limestone men's lacrosse coach Chris Hasbrouck assessed his team's performance in a matter-of-fact manner. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

HARRY THE GREAT WASHINGTON - The talk of Washington during the first week of the congressional Easter recess was how Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid has seized control of the Senate despite a 10-seat advantage by the Republicans. More...

National News

Season opens today with predictions of an excellent crop

ALBANY, Ga. (AP) - Georgia's Vidalia onion season opens Monday with a new logo, a prestigious national endorsement and predictions the 2006 crop will be one of the best in years. 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?