May 15, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Company eyeing vacant industrial park location

The former Phoenix Finishing building might not be vacant much longer. More...

LifeStyles

Miss Perrotta, Mr. Hegler wed April 22

Rebecca Brene Perrotta of Sumter and Robert Sowell Hegler Jr. of Lugoff were united in marriage on Saturday, April 22, 2006, at St. Anne Catholic Church in Sumter. Father Anthony F. Rigoli, OMI, officiated the 1:30 p.m. double ring ceremony. More...

Morgan - Allen vows exchanged in Pacolet

Tonya Morgan and Charles Allen were married on Dec. 31, 2005, at Montgomery Chapel in Pacolet. The Rev. Tony Scott officiated the 5 p.m. double ring ceremony. More...

ANNIES MAILBOX

Long-distance romances are hard to maintain

Dear Annie: I'm a 17-year-old girl with a boyfriend in the Army. Five months ago, my boyfriend decided he wanted to go on active duty. We have plans to get married, and he thought going active would be good for our future. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Palmer F. Martin

Retired from the Highway Maintenance Department

BLACKSBURG - Palmer Frank Martin, 81, of 256 Doolittle St., the Cherokee Falls community, died Saturday, May 13, 2006, in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. More...

Janie McCraw

Retired textile employee

MOORESBORO, N.C. - Janie Ann Jolley McCraw of 2603 McCraw Road, died Sunday, More...

William C. Good

Retired from Fiber Industries

William Carl Good, 67, of 109 Poplar Springs Drive, died Sunday, May 14, 2006, at 8:45 a.m. at his More...

Modest county budget appears poised for OK

Cherokee County Council is expected to give its initial blessing today to a proposed budget that includes a modest tax hike for property owners. More...

Bikers, walkers raise money to help American Cancer Society with research

Band director Francis Norris watched in silence Friday morning at the parade of seventh grade students walking around the Gaffney Middle School track. More...

Local News

54 troopers graduate from Highway Patrol class

COLUMBIA - The South Carolina Department of Public Safety (SCDPS) graduated 54 new troopers Friday from its 82nd Highway Patrol class. This brings the total number of troopers in South Carolina to 842. More...

Three charged in burglaries

Police have arrested three Gaffney men in connection with burglaries at a convenience store and laundry, according to a report and warrants at the Gaffney Police Department. More...

Service honors Confederate veterans

They marched into the town square dressed in the same uniforms worn by their ancestors while fighting for the South in the Civil War. More...

Sports

Darlington looks to build on momentum

DARLINGTON After the weekend Chris Browning had, no one would blame him if he sat back with a satisfied smile about Darlington Raceway's successful weekend. More...

Wetterich gets first PGA win

IRVING, Texas Brett Wetterich went from frustration to elation _ with a twinge of sadness _ in the final round of the Byron Nelson Championship. More...

COACHING CALL

Blacksburg defensive coordinator Coby Peeler offers some More...

Columns

Here's to Lumpy Fat Wad

Scientists say we, as a nation, are overweight. They pull no punches. They say this is serious. More...

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THEIR VIEWS

Tuition cap needed A recent decision by trustees to increase tuition at South Carolina State University by 11 percent this fall should serve as another reminder to the state Legislature about the need to impose a tuition cap for state colleges and u More...

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