April 26, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

MAY 13 FINAL DAY FOR VOTERS TO REGISTER

Residents who wish to vote in the June 13 primary elections must register by Saturday, May 13. If your address has changed since the last election, call the Voter Registration Office at (864) 487-2563 no later than May 13. More...

LifeStyles

World renowned Raleigh Ringers come to Gaffney for concert April 29

Arts Council sponsors performance by acclaimed handbell choir

Internationally acclaimed handbell choir, The Raleigh More...

ANNIES MAILBOX

Dear Annie: I am a nurse, and work in an environment where there is an increasing number of Filipino employees, especially women. More...

Therapy Dog Casey to visit kids at Blacksburg library on May 9

BLACKSBURG - The Blacksburg Branch Library will be hosting a program for children of all ages to meet Casey, a therapy dog, and her owner Dee Larkin on Tuesday, May 9, from 3-6 pm. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Robert M. Lindler Father of Gaffney minister

LEXINGTON - Services for Robert M. Lindler, 82, were held Tuesday at 3 p.m. at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, conducted by the Rev. Leon Rawl. Interment was in the church cemetery. More...

Troy MCAbee

Troy Wayne McAbee, 67, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, April 24, 2006, at Mary Black Memorial Hospital. More...

Letters

LETTERS

Stadium plan prompts trustee to ask what's the rush? More...

Columns

Thinking instead of regretting

What were you thinking? Anyone ever asked you that? Have you ever asked anyone that? My answer is 'yes' to both of the above. More...

OUR VIEW

Immigration regulation needed

We are embroiled in a controversial and sometimes heated debate over exactly how our borders should be secured and about who should or shouldn't be allowed to enter and reside in our country. More...

Accused Limestone College lacrosse player off team; faces judicial board hearing

A Limestone College lacrosse player will appear at a college judicial board hearing today to determine his future at the school after being arrested. More...

District will be very picky in selecting contractors

The Cherokee County School Board hopes to avoid future problems with school construction projects by pre-qualifying contractors for its new $45 million building program. More...

Modest budget

County proposal has no raises, slight tax hike

Cherokee County residents apparently won't be in for sticker shock when they see their tax bills this year. More...

Aviation aficionados bringing Vietnam-era UH-1H Huey back to life

The last time Ed Kirkley put this much effort into fixing a Huey Helicopter, he was flying it in Vietnam. More...

Local News

HOSPITAL LAB PROFESSIONALS: More than needle sticks

In the hospital, they are the healthcare professionals who regrettably strike fear into the hearts of little children- and some adults, too. They always have on rubber gloves and walk around with little plastic toolboxes full of colorful test tubes. More...

Gaffney teen slashed with razor-knife

A 15-year-old Gaffney boy was cut with a razor during an altercation at 9 p.m. Monday, a report at the Gaffney Police Department states. More...

GUEST CHAPLAIN - The Rev. Clyde Pickney Thomas, Jr. (center) served as Guest Chaplain of the U.S. House of Representatives on April 5. He is flanked by The Rev. Daniel P. Coughlin, the House Chaplain, and U.S. Rep. More...

Sports

Wildcats battle Warriors for district title

The Blacksburg Wildcats have been at their best during their 2-game district playoff win streak. They'll need that to continue when they meet Indian Land today at 5 p.m. for the district championship. More...

BRIEFS

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

Indians go for district

The Gaffney baseball team has rolled through the first two games of the district playoffs. They are hoping for another dominant performance tonight when they go for the district championship against Westside. More...

State News

STATE BRIEFS

Body found at work site ANDERSON - The body of a 64-year-old Seneca man missing for more than a week has been found buried in a shallow hole, his family says. More...

South Carolina Senate gives $6.5 billion budget initial approval

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - The South Carolina Senate gave initial approval to a $6.5 billion state budget Tuesday while rejecting efforts including new property tax breaks in the spending plan. More...

House approves bills to meet May 1 deadline

ASSOCIATED PRESS The House gave key approval Tuesday to dozens of bills in an effort to meet the May 1 crossover deadline. Here's a sampling of what they would do: 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?