June 23, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

30 years of fish and friends have kept local eatery one of a kind

After 30 years of running Thickety Mountain Fish Camp, Mike and Alice Mullinax have sold the longtime favorite local eatery. More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Student wants to pay fair share for rent

Dear Annie: I am a college student who has found living off campus to be far cheaper than living in a dorm. I live in a five-bedroom house with five other girls. I share a room with "Jane," and the other four girls have their own rooms. More...

Miss Burns, Mr. Howard married in Tennessee

Rachel Lauren Burns and Michael Damon Howard, both of Chattanooga, Tenn., were united in marriage on Thursday, June 1, 2006, at Shakespeare Garden on the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga campus. The 6 p.m. More...

ENGAGEMENT

Estes - Holmes

Billy and Nancy Estes of Gaffney announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Beth, to Christopher Blake Holmes. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

John W. Horn

World War II veteran

John Wesley Horn, 82, of 611 Anthony St., went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, June 20, 2006, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center. More...

Frances C. Gibson

GHS executive secretary

Frances Campbell Gibson, 81, of 302 16th St., passed away on Thursday, June 22, 2006, at her residence. More...

Winford T. Patterson

U.S. Army veteran

Winford Tillman Patterson, 76, of 1703 Beech St., went home to be with the Lord on Tu e s d a y, June 20, 2006, at his residence. More...

County sweltering, but utilities keeping up with demand

The intense heat wave that has swept across the county the last couple of days hasn't pushed electricity demands to new records. More...

City founder's cabin ready to be unveiled

When Michael Gaffney's cabin is opened to the public tonight, Shirley Randolph will be anxious to see how people react to the interior design. She's spent months getting it ready and trying to recreate the year 1804 inside the historical structure. More...

Local News

S.C. Peach Festival July 14-29

General Johnson returning to Peach Beach for 7th appearance

General Johnson and The Chairmen of the Board will headline this year's Peach Beach birthday concert celebration. More...

Goucher fire chief will seek spot on ballot to run for coroner

Goucher-White Plains Fire Chief Jimmy Lamb has announced he will seek the more than 1,500 signatures needed to be placed on the November ballot for the office of Cherokee County coroner. More...

Clerk assaulted during robbery attempt

A clerk was assaulted at 1:35 a.m. Monday when a Caucasian male attempted to rob the Hickory Point convenience store at 2809 E. Cherokee St., Blacksburg, a More...

Sports

Post 109 crushes Inman

Post 45's night ended the same way it has for the other League VI opponents' of Gaffney Post 109 with a loss. More...

Heavy rains delay Half-Star action

The local half-star all-star teams will have to wait a little longer to begin district tournament action. More...

One Time stays unbeaten with win over Kings

Undefeated One Time remained in a familiar place after its matchup with the 3-1 Kings on Tuesday first place. More...

Letters

Home sweet home

Dear precious citizens of Cherokee County:

My dear mother always instilled in me that thank-you notes were mandatory. More...

Inside Report

Murtha's second act

WASHINGTON, D.C. - On NBC's "Meet the Press" last Sunday, Rep. John Murtha repeated his call for "redeploying" U.S. troops from Iraq with something new - and disturbing to fellow Democrats. More...

Columns

What happened to free speech?

Since when did we start living in a communist state? More...

perspective

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Special Sections

Poll

Sen. Harvey Peeler (R-Gaffney) sponsored a resolution Dec. 7 for the Senate Committee on Interstate Cooperation to study the potential impact of not recognizing Daylight Savings Time. Do you think DST should be abolished?