April 28, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

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Master's Quartet will give homecoming concert May 6

Proceeds from group's love-offering performance will go to help fund Blacksburg church's mission trip to Montana

Ahomecoming concert will provide the stage next month for the Master's More...

ANNIES MAILBOX

She's only postponing the inevitable

Dear Annie: I have a good friend of 27 years who always has financial issues. "Kay" is married to a pretty controlling man. She ran up several credit cards years ago, and her husband paid them off. More...

Women's roles in military history will be highlighted at Veterans Appreciation Day

Event Saturday at American Legion Hut

Everyone knows what veterans did during the United States' 251 years of military history, but what was the role of women during this time? More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Matthew Owens

Spartanburg native Matthews Owens, 47, of Apt. 603, Ivey Wood Apartments, 112 Martin Lane, died Thursday, April 27,2006, at 11:45 p.m. at his home. More...

Choice L. Tate Retired carpenter

Choice Lee Tate, 80, of 1208 E. O'Neil St., died Thursday, April 27, 2006, in Spartanburg R e g i o n a l Healthcare System. More...

Pearlie W. Phillips

Pearlie Mae Wilkins Phillips, 89, a resident of Peachtree Centre, went to be with her Lord on Wednesday, April 26, 2006, after a brief illness at Upstate Carolina Medical Center. More...

Columns

The numbers are frightening

It seems every week we hear of another person being diagnosed with cancer. More...

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THEIR VIEWS

Taxpayers shouldn't have to pay for it We said last year that Put Parents in Charge wasn't dead, just destined for reincarnation. And so it came to pass, in the form of the Educational Opportunity Scholarship Act. More...

Limestone brass hurried fired men's lacrosse coach out door

In a surprising move with the Division II national tournament looming, Limestone men's lacrosse coach Chris Hasbrouck had until 2 p.m. to clear out his office after being terminated by school officials Wednesday morning. More...

Deportation fear often leaves crime victims unwilling to cooperate with police investigations

(This is the final installment in a 4-part series focusing on immigration issues from a local angle.)

"It should never be a choice that a woman or child has to make between reporting a crime and facing deportation," said Seventh Circuit Solicitor Trey Gowdy. More...

Local News

Child abuse is a major problem in S.C.

South Carolina is ranked 49th in the country in reporting cases of child abuse. The Cherokee County Department of Social Services and the Open Arms Foster Parents Association want the state to be a little higher on that list. More...

HELPING THE KIDS - J.W. Rogers of the Cherokee Shrine Club accepts a $500 donation from Gaffney Police Officer Brian Blanton. Local law enforcement officers raised the money in the fall during the "Pig Bowl" football game. More...

Little league money missing

Members of the Blacksburg little league football organization have requested police investigate the group's finances. More...

Sports

Cherokee National to host tournament

A year ago, Fort Mill used its home course advantage to claim the Region III-4A tournament championship. More...

BRIEFS

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

Indians clinch district

The youthful Gaffney baseball team proved its impressive regular season record wasn't a fluke by beating Westside, 2-1, Wednesday to capture the District 3 championship. More...

Letters

LETTER

Man researching family history needs your help Dear Editor: More...

Inside Report

Some say Romney's religion could help put Hillary in the White House

WASHINGTON - Mitt Romney, in his last nine months as governor of Massachusetts, was in Washington Tuesday to address the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in an early stage of his 2008 presidential campaign. More...

State News

STATE BRIEFS

Man sentenced to three years SUMTER - A Sumter man accused in the 2004 shooting death of his cousin has been convicted of involuntary manslaughter and sentenced to three years in prison. More...

Accuser in Duke lacrosse case reported rape 10 years ago

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - A stripper who says she was raped by three Duke University lacrosse players during a party also accused three men of raping her when she was a teenager, according to a complaint filed a decade ago. More...

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