September 18, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Chase ends with car wrecked, teen arrested

A man driving with a broken front windshield caught the attention of police Friday morning. More...

LifeStyles

Miss Leazer is bride of Jason B. McSwain

Alicia Nan Leazer and Jason Bryan McSwain exchanged marriage vows on Saturday, Aug. 5, 2006, at First Baptist Church of Gaffney. The Rev. Scott Hammett officiated the 5 p.m. double ring ceremony. More...

Tamburitzans folk dancers here Sept. 23

Arts Council hosts performance in Fullerton Auditorium

Through the work of the Cherokee County Arts Council, world-acclaimed folk More...

Miss Dobbins weds Lt. Walker in May 20 ceremony in Virginia

Abby Michelle Dobbins of Gaffney and Lieutenant Adam Joseph Walker of Dallas, Texas, exchanged marriage vows on Saturday, May 20, 2006, at the Chrysler Museum of Art in Norfolk, Va. The 6 p.m. double ring ceremony was officiated by the Rev. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Inez Frye Homemaker

Inez Kirby Frye, 87, of 122 Madison Ave., went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Sept.16, 2006, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center. More...

Johnny L. Toney Sr. Retired coal miner

Johnny Lee Toney Sr., 61, of 212 Deer Ridge Road, died Thursday, Sept. 14, 2006, in Upstate Carolina Medical Center. More...

Mary M. Peterson Retired from T.N.S. Mills

BLACKSBURG - Mary (Sis) Martin Peterson, 79, of 124 Porter Road, died Sunday, Sept. 17, 2006, surrounded by her family at Peachtree Centre in Gaffney. More...

Columns

I still don't understand pi

Think of all the wonders that modern science has given us. I mean, it would be virtually impossible to go through any day and not somehow, some way, make use of something somewhere at some time that involves a scientific discovery and/or More...

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ANNIES MAILBOX

She doesn't want to participate in gay wedding ceremony Hubby wants to try some different things Best solution

Dear Annie: My best friend is gay. She has a girlfriend, and they are planning a wedding in two years. They have already set a date. More...

Murder case goes to court

A Gaffney man accused of murder will appear in General Sessions Court today. More...

Students here fare better than the rest on PACT test

Students

While this year's local and state results were mixed, an analysis of Cherokee County student performance on the state's Palmetto Achievement Challenge Test (PACT) has shown steady gains in English and math over the past five years. More...

HEADED HOME

Rev. Ron Singleton, his wife Luciana and daughter Sarah, release homing pigeons Friday at Frederick Memorial Gardens in More...

Local News

Gaffney man indicted by federal grand jury

A federal grand jury has indicted a Gaffney man in connection with a conspiracy to create and pass counterfeit business checks to Upstate businesses. More...

FLOWN FROM THE FLYING J

Medical personnel with Regional One flew an injured man to the Spartanburg hospital Saturday evening from a landing zone set up at the Flying J truck stop in Blacksburg. More...

Grammar school students reunite

"Wow, wouldn't it be great if the teachers could see this?"

Charles Plaxico will never forget a game of kick back on the Blacksburg Grammar School playground that left a lasting impression on his tongue and memory. More...

Sports

Chapman runs over Wildcats, 38-16

Reggie Davis rushed for 226 yards and Grey Ramsey scored three touchdowns as Chapman broke open a close game in the fourth quarter Friday evening to defeat Blacksburg, 38-16. More...

Indians swat Yellow Jackets

Indian Stats Wildcat Stats

T.L. Hanna was supposed to be the team with the star running back, not the Gaffney Indians. More...

Indian defense holds in check Hanna's running back

The Gaffney defense dished out some bruises to T.L. Hanna's star running back Brian Maddox on Friday. More...

Inside Report

OBAMA FOR PRESIDENT?

Prominent Illinois Democrats are advising Sen. Barack Obama, now finishing his second year in the Senate, to consider making a run for the 2008 presidential nomination. More...

TAXES AND POLITICS

WASHINGTON - Rep. More...

KATHERINE'S WOES

Jim Dornan, one of the former managers of Rep. Katherine Harris's beleaguered Republican Senate candidacy in Florida, has told associates he was startled by how aggressively the FBI questioned him Sept. 6. More...

State News

Let the debating begin

In any election year, the more candidates are willing to stand up in public and debate each other, the better informed the electorate is likely to be. More...

No money for highways

Residents of Beaufort County and the city of Mount Pleasant have a common dislike of congested highways. More...

WHAT'S UP

Church news El Bethel Baptist Church, 116 Billy Goat Bridge Road, will celebrate homecoming Sunday, Sept. 24. The Rev. Homer Jones of Fortson, Ga., will be the speaker at the 11 a.m. service. Special music will be presented by Ashby Blakely. More...

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