April 24, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

When it comes to clovers, he has luck of the Irish

Think you're having a lucky day? Gaffney's Brandon Shulman might have you beat, he found 62 4-leaf clovers in his yard in College Park in one afternoon last week. And he made sure to keep all of them safely pressed. More...

LifeStyles

Dr. Causey returns to Gaffney to lead revival services at Cherokee Avenue Baptist Church

Dr. Jack Causey, a former pastor of First Baptist Church of Gaffney, will be the visiting evangelist in revival services April 30-May 3 at Cherokee Avenue Baptist Church. More...

GATOR CHEERLEADERS SELECTED FOR UCA STAFF - Gaffney High School seniors Kelda Beatty and Kayla Williams competed in Columbia with over 100 high school seniors and college-level students statewide for spots on the Universal Cheerleading Association st More...

Authors will sign their books in Shelby

SHELBY - Cleveland Mall is hosting a "Day of Authors on Saturday, April 29, from 1-3 p.m. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Effie Pace White

Retired textile employee Effie Pace White, 94, of 225 Beltline Road, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, April 22, 2006 at Upstate Carolina Medical Center. More...

Randolph (Pop) Stacy Sr.

Retired insurance salesman; dirt track race car driver. More...

Bryson D. Robinette

Bryson Dean Robinette, infant son of Courtney Marie Robinette, went home to be with the Lord on April 21, 2006. More...

Columns

Little Jimmy, you rascal

They say you're never too old to learn. They also say you're never too young to learn. More...

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The oil problem

Not all problems facing America are caused by oil - only about 96 percent of them. National security, the economy, the environment and even the weather are tied to our reliance on oil. More...

Walkers brave rain for MOD

A little rain couldn't keep Cherokeeans from coming out to save babies with the March of Dimes. Saturday's WalkAmerica event proceeded on schedule, albeit a little wetter than last year. More...

Demand for ESL services expanding rapidly despite the presence of fewer migrant workers

(Second of a four-part series focusing on immigration issues from a local angle.)

Apples, strawberries and peaches were once a popular recipe for migrant workers seeking seasonal employment in Cherokee County. More...

Patrolling PGA event as a marshal is par for the course for this golfaholic

Gaffney native Brian Parker has been hitting the jackpot a lot lately, whether playing the state lottery or scoring an inside peek into the inner workings of a professional golf tournament. More...

Local News

Exit exams begin Tuesday

More than 800 Cherokee County high school students will take the state's exit exam starting this week. More...

GIVING AND GETTING - Frances A. Hammett gives blood at the Piedmont Blood Center bloodmobile on Sunday afternoon as her husband, Francis R. Hammett, looks on from an adjacent bed. More...

'Taste of Cherokee' April 27

Great food won't be the only thing on the menu at the 5th annual Taste of Cherokee on April 27. The Red Cross fund raiser is trying to tap into local school spirit with a pair of auction items. More...

Sports

Wildcats one win away from district title

Gaut goes 3 for 4 as Blacksburg beats Wagener-Salley, 5-2

So much for the seedings. The No. 3-seed Blacksburg Wildcats moved More...

BRIEFS

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

Indians outlast Westside

With Brett Irvin leading the way, the Gaffney Indians found their offense at an opportune time on Sunday. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

ROVE WITHOUT POLICY WASHINGTON - The removal of the policy portfolio from Karl Rove's duties as deputy chief of staff pleases Republican insiders who have contended that those duties were not appropriate for President Bush's political adviser. 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?