April 21, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

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ENGAGEMENT

McAbee - Lipscomb

Bobby and Sue McAbee of Gaffney announce the engagement of their daughter, Holly Lynn, to Charles Anthony Lipscomb of Gaffney. More...

State director of Probation, Parole and Pardon Department guest Sunday at Bethel Church

The Rev. Samuel Glover, director of the Probation, Parole and Pardon Department for the State of South Carolina and a member of Gov. Mark Sanford's cabinet, will be the guest speaker at annual Men's Day services Sunday, April 23, at 10:30 a.m. More...

YCC summer jobs available for teens at Cowpens Park

Are you a teenager looking for a challenging job this summer? More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Suzanne H. Limehouse

Former Gaffney resident Suzanne Kessler Brumbaugh Henderson Limehouse, 72, of Chestatee Drive, Blairsville, Ga., formerly of Gaffney and also of Perry, Ga., passed away on Monday, April 17, 2006, in Union (Ga.) General Hospital following an extended More...

Dorothy K. Earls

Former nurses' aide at Brookview HealthCare Dorothy Kelly Earls, 65, of 123-1/2 Moss St., died Thursday, April 20, 2006, in Spartanburg R e g i o n a l Healthcare System. More...

Albert S. Elston

Owner/operator of Joy Heating & Air Condition ROEBUCK - Albert Smith Elston, 62, husband of Jayne Elliott Elston of 106 B r a d f o r d Crossing, died Tu e s d a y, April 18, 2006. More...

GAS WAR: One station owner sues another for lowering prices

Motorists aren't the only ones fuming over gas prices. Two companies who operate Gaffney convenience stores are involved in litigation filed at the Cherokee County Courthouse over the price of gasoline. More...

Tech campus gets huge financial boost

Spartanburg Technical College has received $1.75 million in federal grants to fully fund the academic building at its Cherokee County branch campus site. More...

Reader's Digest puts Peachoid on its 'America's 100 Best' list

The Peachoid has put Gaffney in the national spotlight - again. More...

Local News

Woman seeks info about vandalism to deceased son's memorial

A Gaffney woman said recent vandalism to her son's memorial on an Adopt-AHighway sign is disrespectful to his memory and family. More...

Blacksburg High class receives equipment from anonymous donor

A new 27-inch color television and DVD player will add visual flair to the media literacy unit Blacksburg High teacher Pam Hughes is teaching in her English class. More...

Three face drug charges after police raid homes

The Cherokee County Metro Narcotics Unit has arrested three people following two raids at Cherokee County homes Friday, according to reports at the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office. More...

Sports

Sarratt tosses no-hitter in Lady Indians' victory

Gaffney's Julie Sarratt couldn't have asked for a better performance in her first-ever postseason start. More...

BRIEFS

The 2006 Battle of the River Softball Tournament Series resumes on April 29 at the Cherokee Ford Road Complex in Gaffney. The entry fee is $150. For more information call 812-5353 or email at ft.long2006@yahoo.com. More...

Indians handle Hornets

Propst K's 12 in route-going performance in playoff opener

Gaffney starter Jordan Propst picked the perfect time to have his best control of the season. More...

State News

Senate continues debate on property taxes

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - The Senate is trying to fill in the blank spaces of a property tax relief bill. More...

Cigarette tax increase plans flame out in House committee

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Plans to raise the state's cigarette tax to help pay for health programs, tax cuts and small business medical insurance died in the House Ways and Means Committee Wednesday. More...

Special Sections

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?