May 12, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Prom can be a little pricey - or not

Prom season is here again. Hair salons and makeup counters will soon be flooded with high school junior and senior girls while flower stores will be swamped with junior and senior guys. More...

LifeStyles

Former Gaffney resident authors new book Returns home for book signing Saturday

Joy Clary Brown, formerly of Gaffney and currently living in Boone, N.C., has authored a newly released book, More...

ANNIES MAILBOX

Dear Annie: After suffering agonizing back pain, my family doctor took an MRI and sent me to a surgeon. I am 49 years old and a large man - think of a professional football player or a wrestler gone soft. More...

ENGAGEMENT

Martin - Millwood

Mr. and Mrs. Dennis E. Martin of Gaffney announce the engagement of their daughter, Erica Leigh, to Byron Clark Millwood, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ervin L. Millwood of Gaffney. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Tom Hancock Jr. Surveyor

NEBO, N.C. - Thomas D. "Tom" Hancock Jr., 62, of Sandcastle Drive, died Thursday, May 11, 2006, at Valdese General Hospital following a brief illness. More...

Alma J. Allen Retired from Celanese

Alma Johnson Allen, 70, of 127 Elizabeth Road, died Thursday, May 11, 2006, in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. More...

Essie J. Hoey

SHELBY - Services for Essie Jefferies Hoey, 83, of 821 Jefferson St., formerly of 329 Third St., Gaffney, will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. at Phila-delphia Baptist Church in Gaffney, conducted by the Revs. Danny Burnside and John Wilkins and Dr. More...

Columns

Inside the box ...

Ever have one of those moments where you feel like you've walked onto the set of a movie? More...

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Drug propaganda doesn't cut it anymore

America's War on Drugs is actually a Raid on Taxpayers. The war costs an estimated $70 billion a year to prosecute, and the drugs keep pouring in. More...

'There's never a dull moment' for this mom

Changing diapers, getting kids dressed and fed and starting class for home-school. This begins a typical day for Dawn Rose. She lives in Gaffney. More...

School board chair's 'friend' gets new $87,600 job with school district

A longtime friend of school board chairperson Sandra Greene was hired Tuesday for a newly created $87,600 job. More...

Local News

Company donates equipment worth $10,000 to Cherokee Tech HVAC class

Christmas arrived early for Cherokee Technology Center students enrolled in the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) program. More...

Christian coalition to host breakfast

The Cherokee County Christian Coalition will host a candidate breakfast Saturday, May 20, at Ryan's Restaurant. All filed and announced candidates are invited to attend. More...

County councilman wants city to contribute additional funds to recreation district

The Cherokee County Recreation District has requested about $50,000 in additional funding from the county in the proposed budget. More...

Sports

Indians begin summer school

Gaffney varsity boys' basketball coach Mark Huff knows how to get his team back on top. More...

BRIEFS

Hoops league signup Signup for the Cherokee County Recreation Center basketball league at SageSport. The deadline to register is May 20. The league will consist of four boys' leagues, ranging in ages from 5 to 17. More...

Indians strive for balance

A balanced offense is a valued commodity, according to Gaffney offensive coordinator Greg Lawson. More...

Inside Report

Trouble with intel

WASHINGTON - The surprise sacking and replacement of Porter Goss as CIA director obscured dissatisfaction with the official behind the change. More...

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