September 11, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

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ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Mom can't wait for son to leave home

Dear Annie: My 17-year-old son, "Mason," has been in and out of trouble for the last two years. He's gotten into two fights (one which he started) and flunked three classes. Last year, he got a girl pregnant, and the child was put up for adoption. More...

Dawkins - Shippy vows said Sept. 2

Kinyatta Twonette Dawkins and Michael Dean Shippy exchanged marriage vows on Saturday, Sept. 2, 2006, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Steven Oglesby. The Revs. L.T. Tate and C.A. Wallace officiated the double ring ceremony at 5 p.m. More...

ENGAGEMENTS

Montgomery - Littlejohn

Tonita M. Montgomery and Ray C. Littlejohn, both of Gaffney, will be married on Oct. 21 at Philadelphia Baptist Church. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Jim Kiser Sr.

Decorated WWII veteran, having flown as a bombardier on B-17 Flying Fortress

James Wilburn Kiser, Sr. of 1505 W. Rutledge Ave., went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Sept. 9, 2006, at his residence. More...

Carroll W. Crenshaw

Truck driver

Carroll Wayne Crenshaw, 60, of 462 Garvin Lake Road, died Sunday, Sept. 10, 2006, at his residence. More...

Ellen B. McKinney

Retired textile employee

Ellen Bradley McKinney, 94, of Brookview HealthCare Center, died Saturday, Sept. 9, at Brookview. More...

Columns

Two of a kind

"Thank you. I appreciate it." People still say "thank you" quite often but you don't hear as many "I appreciate its" as you once did. More...

Join the GHS PTO

Do you want to know what really goes on at Gaffney High School? I mean, do you want to hear from the principal and teachers, face to face, what is happening in extracurricular activities, classes, sports, and special events? More...

Limestone reaches student enrollment goal

We haven't set a maximum enrollment for the college."

Matt Rambo remembers vividly his first introduction to Southern winters last December when he traveled from Annapolis, Va., for a recruiting visit to Limestone College. More...

Jail cell flooded by inmate

An 18-year-old Cherokee County Detention Center inmate faces another charge after flooding his More...

Local News

Muddy Buddy goes from wallowing to winning

September fifth was an evening that Alicia Perry- McDaniel and her stallion Muddy Buddy won't soon forget. More...

READER OF THEWEEK

Name - Ken Holmes Occupation - Cherokee County School District More...

Plastics packaging company plans start-up in Cherokee County

Belgian manufacturer announces 50 new jobs $25 million investment

Carthuplas, a privately-held Belgian company, today announced plans to start manufacturing operations in Cherokee County, investing $25 million and creating 50 new jobs. More...

Sports

'Cats win wild one

Blacksburg holds on for 46-35 win over Whitmire

WHITMIRE - Blacksburg took its fans on a wild rollercoaster ride Friday evening before outlasting Whitmire 46-35 to open its season with three straight wins. More...

Indians take sting out of 'Jackets

Gaffney rolls to 41-0 shutout over Union

UNION - After two close shaves in as many games this season, the Gaffney Indians finally got into a comfort zone. More...

PREP SCORES

A. C. Flora 21, W. J. Keenan 20, 2OT Abbeville 17, Batesburg-Leesville 6 Airport 37, White Knoll 10 Allendale-Fairfax 20, Bluffton 14 More...

Letters

Monster is getting bigger and uglier

Dear editor, As a retiree, with limited income, I am fed up with the stunts, that I continually read about, by this school district administration and most of our elected board members. We must put a stop to this ignorance. More...

Why is he still employed?

Cody, Well, here it goes again. The Greenes seem to be a re-occurring theme here in Cherokee County. I am not so sure if it's nice to go, "where everybody knows your name," as the old Cheers TV sitcom said in its opening song. More...

State News

Seven birds, 17 mosquito pools have tested positive for West Nile virus during season

COLUMBIA - Six birds and 13 mosquito pools collected in Charleston County during August tested positive for the presence of West Nile virus, making the season's total so far of 17 mosquito pools and seven birds, the S.C. More...

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