May 1, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Schools compiling budget 'wish lists' for trustees to consider

Blacksburg High and school district administrators are working on a plan to provide a live broadcast of graduation ceremonies June 6. More...

LifeStyles

Cowpens National Battlefield celebrates National Park Week

In conjunction with the theme of National Park Week which was celebrated April 22-30, "Connecting Our Children to America's National Parks," Cowpens National Battlefield has announced that a new Scout patch trail test as been posted on its website. More...

Arbor Day Foundation offers best tree-care advice in free pruning guide

Those who care about trees will find advice on pruning and related topics in The National Arbor Day Foundation's free booklet, "How to Prune Young Shade Trees." More...

Carson - Turner

Carla Carson and Timothy Turner, both of Spartanburg, will be married on Saturday, May 27, at Restoration Church in Gaffney. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Alberta S. Blackwood

Worked for 36 years in banking Alberta Sarratt Blackwood (Aunt Bert), 76, of 110 Crestview Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 30, 2006, at 4:41 a.m. More...

Louise Parker Homemaker

Lillian Louise Hughey Parker, 77, of 117 London Lane, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, April 28, 2006, at Spartanburg R e g i o n a l M e d i c a l Center. More...

Hiley M. Jackson Formerly employed

by Peeler Rug Co. Hiley McGinnis Jackson, 93, of 499 Park Gate Road, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, April 28, 2006, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. More...

Columns

Nice speakers. Huh? What?

Got myself one of them XM radios a while back. Mostly I got the XM radio so I could listen to 80s songs. You know, big-hair bands. Bands from back in the day when music was fun. More...

Border control is the first step to reform

As Congress recently debated amnesty for 12 million illegal immigrants in America, the national debt stood at over $8 trillion. The war on terrorism was nearing its five-year anniversary. More...

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Event pays tribute to veterans

Confederate soldiers executed a man who joined the Union Army while a minister being tried as a deserter was spared his life. More...

Councilman wants county employees to get raise

The $17,620,463 spending draft presented by Cherokee County Interim Administrator Ben Clary to the budget committee last week contained no pay raise for county employees. More...

You can help protect our police officers

Every year the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office purchases bullet-proof vests for deputy sheriffs. More...

Local News

Students hear firsthand account about war on terror

South Carolina National Guard member Ron Peeler has been home for Christmas once in the past four years. More...

City to consider plan to improve Thomson Park

The much-discussed city park plan is expected to take another step forward as Gaffney City Council members consider a plan today to improve Thomson Park. More...

Graduation this weekend

Approximately 350 graduates will receive diplomas at Limestone College commencement ceremonies on May 5 and May 6. More...

Sports

Gaffney golfers capture Southern Cross

The Gaffney Indians' golf team and Josh Gallman, in particular, turned heads at the prestigious Southern Cross Invitational this weekend. More...

BRIEFS

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

Jackets edge Gaffney

Gaffney's Justin Sarratt pitched well, but Fort Mill's Hamilton Bennett was a little better on Saturday. More...

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