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ANNIE'S MAILBOX

She'll have to be content to remain on sidelines

Dear Annie: I have been seeing "Ralph" for three years. He and I spend almost all our time together, except when he has his 12-year-old daughter with him. I have not met his daughter, and she does not know I exist. More...

Williams - Rowe vows spoken July 1

COLUMBIA - Sarah Alexis Williams of Columbia and Daniel Walkup Rowe of Greenwood, formerly of Blacksburg, exchanged marriage vows Saturday, July 1, 2006, at Spring Valley Baptist Church. Dr. Robert G. Winburn and the Rev. More...

Miss DeStaffno, Mr. Robertson wed June 10

Tiffany Nicole DeStaffno and Joseph Paul Robertson were united in marriage Saturday, June 10, 2006, at New Harvest Church of God. The Rev. Robert Wells officiated the 6 p.m. double ring ceremony. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Cleo Parker Hayes

"The Heart of Her Family"

A lovely woman of deep faith, Cleo Parker Hayes was born on Nov. 25, 1920, in Stonewall, Miss. She married Culis Owen Hayes on Aug. 8, 1943. Cleo and Culis moved to Gaffney with their children, Susan and Steve, in 1958. More...

Betty S. Stewart

Betty S. Stewart, 66, of 6443 Hilmar Drive, District Height, Md., passed away Friday, June 30, 2006, in Washington Hospital Center. More...

Maggie M.Thompson

Cherokee County native

Maggie Morehead Thompson, 92, of 1434 N. Limestone More...

Police officers will be everywhere this week checking for seat belt use and getting drunk drivers off the road

"It makes me sad to know that somebody will die this weekend because they didn't take two seconds to buckle up," said Winnsboro's Robbin Gilbert, a member of the Family of Highway Fatalities organization, on Friday. "It ruins a family. More...

Gaffney descendants attend cabin dedication ceremony

Three generations of Michael Gaffney's descendants were present as a replica of the city founder's original dwelling place was dedicated Friday evening just a short distance from where the original 1804 log cabin stood. More...

Local News

DSN employees retire

When the staff and clients at the Cherokee County Disabilities and Special Needs Board return from their Independence Day holiday, the place won't be the same without long-time employees Mary Tessneer and Margaret Dawkins. More...

County will consider cable company audit

Charter Communications just might be turning into a cash cow for the county. More...

Councilman thinks mailboxes too close to road

A Cherokee County councilman wants a setback requirement for mailboxes. More...

Sports

Post 109 outslugs Spartanburg

A burst of power from Dusty Mabry and Treven Taber made the difference for Post 109 on Saturday. More...

Indians show promise

The Gaffney Indians boys basketball team still has Marlboro County's number. More...

Local golfer joins prestigious company

Dennis Barnes Jr. certainly wouldn't mind if his name cropped up in the same sentence as Tom Lehman, Davis Love III and Hal Sutton, legendary golfers who have played in the Rice Planters Amateur Golf Tournament. More...

Columns

Revenge of the vege-mutants

I'm all in favor of better living through innovations in chemical research. More...

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THEIR VIEWS

It's not as bad as some would have you believe Inez Tenenbaum's last State of the Schools speech had the graceful and poignant air of a farewell address as the state education superintendent looked back on past accomplishments and forward to futu More...

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