July 14, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Duke Energy employee burned by 44,000-volt power line

A Duke Energy employee suffered burns to more than half of his body after the truck he was driving came into contact with a 44,000-volt power line Wednesday. More...

LifeStyles

Miss Clary is bride of Matthew L. Johnson

Elizabeth Nichole Clary and Matthew Leon Johnson exchanged marriage vows on Saturday, May 20, 2006, at New Harvest Church of God. The Rev. Robert Wells conducted the 2 p.m double ring ceremony and a reception followed at the home of Mr. and Mrs. More...

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Mom is fed up with kid bullying her son

Dear Annie: My son is 7 and having problems with the few kids who live around us. There is one little boy in particular, "Jamie," who has the mouth of a sailor and is constantly picking on my son. More...

Today final day to enter festival's New Talent Night

Can you sing? Can you dance? Got talent? If so, here's your chance to shine - and win some cash - in the S.C. Peach Festival's New Talent Night. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Iris G. Bright

Iris Grubb Bright went to meet her Lord and Savior on Sunday, July 9, 2006. More...

Virginia C. Jefferies

Services for Virginia Coleman Jefferies, 77, of Apt. 6 More...

Georgianna H. Price

Children's librarian

Georgianna H. Price, 72, an Army wife that worked as More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

My leak case testimony

WASHINGTON - Special Prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald has informed my attorneys that, after two and one-half years, his investigation of the CIA leak case concerning matters directly relating to me has been concluded. More...

State News

STATE BRIEFS

Wofford receives $1.9 million SPARTANBURG - Two brothers have given $1.9 million to Wofford College to fund scholarships and establish an endowed professorship. More...

Martha Jane Smith

SUMMERVILLE - The Rev. Martha Jane Smith, 51, of 111 Forest Lane, formerly of G a f f n e y, died Monday, July 10, 2006, at her home. More...

S.C. has had no new cases of West Nile virus in 2006

COLUMBIA No new cases of West Nile virus have been found in 2006 as the state moves into the peak of the season, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control reported today. More...

Tractor pull event launches Peach Festival

The South Carolina Peach Festival will start its 30th anniversary celebration with a tractor pull tonight and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. More...

PRE-GAME CEREMONY

Gaffney American League All-Star players stand during the presentation of colors at More...

Local News

17-year-old says 15-year-old girlfriend stabbed him

A 17-year-old man told police his 15-year-old girlfriend stabbed him in the chest at 10 p.m. Wednesday, a report at the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office states. More...

Classes begin at three schools

Three elementary schools began their year-round schedules Wednesday with nearly 700 students. More...

Officers join union citing concerns over pay, safety and procedures as reasons

A dozen Gaffney police officers have formed a union and received a charter from the International Union of Police Associations this month and expect to double that number before the month is over. More...

Sports

Gaffney A.L. stars blast Attalla, 8-4

The Gaffney American League AllStars found their batting eye just in time on Thursday. More...

Gaffney up 2-0 in series

Post 109 wanted to end its first-round series with Belton on Thursday, but Mother Nature had other ideas. More...

Indians end summer workouts on upswing

Gaffney basketball coach Mark Huff can sum up his team's summer performance in one word successful. More...

Letters

Not happy with decision to file charge against mother

Dear Editor: Well, Cherokee's finest has shown their intelligence again. Do they truly understand Daniel's Law? More...

She did the right thing by turning the child over to the hospital

Dear Cody: I totally agree with you about showing our support to our troops. They are not just men and women, they are the most closest of our family and friends. More...

Columns

Home sweet home

Americans used to make money to buy a house. Then they bought a house to make money. For many, the family residence became foremost an investment - an asset to be traded in for something grander or milked for cash. More...

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Other News

Bartering blogger's quest ends as envisioned: with keys to a house

Taking a paper clip and turning it into a house sounds like a cheesy magic trick or a phony instance of resourcefulness on the 1980s TV show ''MacGyver.'' More...

Schools go on health kick as federal wellness law takes hold

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - They're promising to keep closer tabs on student lunch trays, pull sugary treats from vending machines and classroom celebrations and encourage more pulse-raising activities during the school day. More...

Israeli warplanes target Hezbollah in airstrikes, rockets fired in response

BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) - Israeli warplanes punished the Lebanese capital on Friday, blasting the airport for a second day, knocking down a bridge, igniting fuel storage tanks and cutting the main highway to Syria. More...

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