May 8, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Sheriff's second motorcycle event filled with fun, food, music, prizes

Sheriff's deputies are preparing for the 2nd Annual Sheriff's Ride for the Relay Saturday. More...

LifeStyles

Carolina Debutante Society presents 10 young women at 11th annual ball

Festivities held Saturday evening at Spartanburg Marriott

The Carolina Debutante Society of Gaffney presented 10 young women at More...

ANNIES MAILBOX

In-laws in desperate need of grief counseling

Dear Annie: I am a widow with four children. My late husband took his life a little over two years ago. I tried to stop him, but unfortunately, there was nothing I could do. That was not his first suicide attempt. More...

BIRTHDAYS

TAYLA VICTORIA HARRIS will celebrate her 10th birthday May 9, 2006. She is the daughter of Queen Harris of Cowpens and Jeffrey Foster of Gaffney. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Dean Elmore Clary

Founded Buford Street Drug Store in 1968

SIMPSONVILLE, SC - D e a n E l m o r e Clary, 81, formerly of 504 Concord Road, G a f f n e y, SC, recently of 307 A s h e t o n S p r i n g s Way, Simpsonville, SC went home to be with the Lord, Friday, May 5, 2006, at Brighton Gardens of Greenville More...

James Blanton

World War II veteran

James Hugh (Big Jim) Blanton, 83, of 1321 Cherokee Avenue, entered our Lord's Kingdom on Thursday, May 4, 2006, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center. More...

John Andrew Leslie

Developed night vision

John Andrew Leslie, 70, of 159 Foggy Bottom Road, Blacksburg, died Saturday, May 6, 2006, at his home. More...

Other News

Senate tax plan my fall short in House

(AP) - Some state representatives say that while they are glad the Senate has passed a bill to reduce property taxes, the measure may fall short in the House. More...

Google makes offer

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - John Thys still hasn't figured out how much his company has paid Google Inc. More...

Senate budget has money for museum

A $450,000 surprise could be in store for the Cherokee County museum project when state lawmakers give final approval to this year's budget in June. More...

Counterfeit DVD case

Man sentenced to probation

A Spartanburg man arrested in October admitted in General Sessions Court last week selling counterfeit DVDs. More...

County will review budget proposal today

Cherokee County Council is expected to take a closer look at its proposed budget during a 6 p.m. meeting of the Budget Committee. More...

Local News

Brittany Gunnoe and Lauren Fowler

Essays earn students trip to Washington

Brittany Gunnoe and Lauren Fowler will see their summer start on a high note with a free trip to Washington shortly after the school year ends. More...

FOP elects new officers

Cherokee County Lodge No. 20 of the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) has elected new officers. More...

READER OF THEWEEK

Name: Kelly Hawkins Occupation: Domestic Engineer More...

Sports

Patterson resigns as Lady Indians' coach

Strickland plans to move quickly to fill the coaching vacancy

Roger Patterson has resigned as Gaffney High's girls' varsity basketball coach after failing to lead the team to the playoffs during his four-year tenure. More...

Champs take the field for drills

The defending Big 16 champion Gaffney Indians are back. More...

Posey, Lipscomb fail to medal at state track meet

This year, there were no members of the Gaffney track team standing on the podium to await their medals. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

MEHLMAN'S WARNING WASHINGTON, D.C. More...

Columns

I'm not lost: it's a shortcut

It's important to have a sense of direction. If you don't believe this, try traveling with your wife to somewhere you've never been before. More...

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HAVE YOU CONSIDERED ...

Whatever happened to intestinal fortitude?

I have had several encounters with a skunk. My latest came recently. We were staying in the guesthouse on a picturesque cattle farm. Alma went to bed as I read downstairs. More...

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