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Newcomer vs. veteran in District 3

There's a stark contrast between the two candidates running for the District 3 Gaffney City Council seat in Tuesday's municipal election. More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Adult children often act like little kids

Dear Annie: Ten years ago, just before our 20th anniversary, my husband said he wanted to "separate for a while." Actually, he wanted a divorce and was not interested in doing anything to save our marriage. More...

Couple exchange vows May 20 in Charleston

CHARLESTON - Tina D. Hall and Dominic A. Caggiano Jr. exchanged marriage vows on Saturday, May 20, 2006, at the Charleston Chapel for Weddings. The Rev. Frank Collins officiated the 3 p.m. double ring ceremony. More...

Miss Estes and Mr. Holmes wed at Draytonville Church

Mary Beth Estes and Christopher Blake Holmes were united in marriage Saturday, July 8, 2006, at 3:30 p.m. at Draytonville Baptist Church. The double ring ceremony was officiated by the Rev. Todd Braswell. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Jimmy A. Davidson

Deacon Jimmy Andrew Davidson, 54, of 71 Ludlow St., More...

Dr. Cornelius C. Hopper

On Sunday night, July 23, 2006, at his home in St. Paul, Minn., God in His magnificent power removed from our midst Dr. Cornelius Cornell Hopper to a better home. A home where everyday is Sunday, a home where there will be no sickness or dying. More...

Ellen G.Wilson

COWPENS - Ellen Corrine Griffin Wilson, 78, of 126 Horseshoe Bend Drive, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2006, at her residence. More...

Interesting races may spur voter turnout

More than just the candidates may be interested in Tuesday's municipal election. More...

DAREDEVIL

The Iron City Motorsports Park at 120 Henson Road in Blacksburg offers something for every style of rider, with a 1.4-mile supercross-style track and 300 acres of off-road trails for More...

Local News

Organizers blown away' by response

When Gaffney area youth ministers started the Jerusalem Project last year, only two churches were involved. Organizers were blown away when 12 church groups showed up last week to help with local building projects. More...

Looking for adventure?

Head out to Iron City Motorsports Park

Looking for some off-road adventure? You don't have to go far to find the 1.4-mile Iron City Motorsports Park at 120 Henson Road in Blacksburg. More...

Clemson Extension to offer courses in county middle schools

The Clemson Extension Office will help guide middle school students this year through the process of discovering potential career interests. More...

Sports

Indians sharp in first outing

"All in all, I was pleased with the scrimmage." That was Gaffney coach Phil Strickland's take on his team's first scrimmage Friday against visiting Greer. More...

Cherokee Athletics rout opening foe

Cherokee Athletics couldn't have played much better in their Babe Ruth League Southeast Regional for 15 year olds on Saturday. That wasn't the story in the team's game on Sunday. More...

Blacksburg coach pleased with team's toughness

OK. That was the word Blacksburg football coach Robbie Blanton used to sum up his team's first preseason scrimmage Friday against MidCarolina and Christ Church. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

BOLTON'S NEW BACKERS WASHINGTON - The renewed push for Senate confirmation of John Bolton as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations has picked up Jewish support that could neutralize New York's two Democratic senators. More...

Columns

I am Manly Man Doing Manly Things ... oops!

(EDITOR'S NOTE: Executive editor Klonie Jordan is on vacation. His column with resume next week. Featured here is a column that originally appeared May 9, 2005.) More...

HAVE YOU CONSIDERED...

Explore space or feed the hungry?

Most of my childhood occurred before the popularity of comic books. More...

perspective

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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?