July 10, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Library has new director

The new director of the Cherokee County Public Library might be a new face to patrons, but Lana Gardner is no stranger to Gaffney. More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Wife doesn't want hubby attending bachelor parties

Dear Annie: My husband, "Matt," and I have been married two years. We have a pretty good relationship, don't fight often and make up quickly. More...

Miss Moss is bride of Douglas A. Goodenough Jr.

Elizabeth Ann Moss of Gaffney and Douglas Arthur Goodenough Jr. of Gaffney exchanged marriage vows on Saturday, May 20, 2006, at the Ryan Nicholas Inn. The Rev. Keith Harrill officiated the 6 p.m. double ring ceremony. More...

Peach Festival's peach recipe contest is set for July 22

The South Carolina Peach Festival's annual Peach Recipe Contest will be held this year on Saturday, June 22, at Daddy Joe's Beach House BBQ & Grill on Floyd Baker Boulevard. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Kay Bowen

Homemaker

BLACKSBURG - Kay Bowen, 65, of 134 Watterson Road, died Saturday, July 8, 2006, at Wendover Hospice. More...

Iris G. Bright

Gaffney native

LEXINGTON - Iris Grubb Bright, 86, of 103 Huntsman Lane, formerly of Gaffney, died Sunday, July 9, 2006, at Lexington Extended Care. More...

Mary Guynn

Kitty Hawk, N.C., native

Mary Elizabeth Morse Guynn, 85, of 2825 Corinth Road, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 9, 2006 at her residence. More...

Letters

LETTER

Prayers for mother who left child at hospital Dear Editor: More...

Columns

The exploding can conspiracy

George Orwell was right. Big Brother is watching. He's everywhere. More...

THEIR VIEW

Highway funding mechanism is flawed

There are a few indisputable truths about our roads: More...

perspective

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Mother of infant left at hospital charged with unlawful child neglect

Breaking News

The mother who left her newborn at Upstate Carolina Medical Center on Thursday has been arrested More...

Child dies after struck by truck

The S.C. Highway Patrol multidisciplinary accident investigation team (MAIT) is investigating the death of an 8-year-old Gaffney girl on White Plains Road. More...

Accident victim's condition upgraded

A Gaffney woman who was struck by a truck while walking on Cowpens-Pacolet Road last week is improving. More...

Tech college officials have two reasons to celebrate

Spartanburg Technical College and local officials will have two reasons to celebrate later this month. More...

Local News

AWARDED SCHOLARSHIP

First Piedmont Federal Savings & Loan Association recently awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Benjamin Alexander, who will enter Clemson University this fall and major in engineering. More...

READER OF THEWEEK

Name Katie Gilfillan Occupation administrative assistant at Duncan Realty More...

Paving costs skyrocket

Paving state roads with county C-fund money just got more difficult - and expensive. More...

Sports

Racin':

Being a fan was never enough

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - They don't do it for money. If they did, they would have left racing a long time ago. More...

Carolina Tribe takes on the world

USSSAWORLD SERIES

The local Carolina Tribe baseball team will be trying to conquer the world this week. More...

Post 109 stomps Union

After Union Post 22 rallied to tie the game, Post 109 regained its hitting stroke again. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

RUDY FOR PRESIDENT?

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Well-connected public figures report that they have been told recently by Rudolph Giuliani that, as of now, he intends to run for the Republican presidential nomination in 2008. More...

State News

Gay rights group starts campaign with interstate billboard

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - A Charleston-based gayrights group has started the campaign to defeat a constitutional amendment that would ban same-sex marriage. More...

DMV replacing defective licenses

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - In a July 3 story, The Associated Press reported that the state Department of Motor Vehicles wanted anyone who received a driver's license or identification card in South Carolina in 2002 or 2003 to have the card replaced More...

Cherry Grove likely to flood in major storm

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) - Critics question a state decision to let developers put four condominium towers along the ocean in one of the most flood prone areas of the state, saying a hurricane could cause millions in damage. More...

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