September 25, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Hammond gives keynote address at Chamber event

MYRTLE BEACH - S.C. Secretary of State Mark Hammond is the state's chief administrator of licenses and documentation. And as such, he occasionally helps local, state and federal authorities in investigating cases of fraud and counterfeit. More...

LifeStyles

Comics and Klingons and Dragons, oh my!

Over Labor Day weekend, Atlanta, Ga. was transformed into fantasy central as more than 20,000 Science Fiction and comic book fans flocked to the 20th annual DragonCon the world's largest Sci-FiConvention. More...

ANNIES MAILBOX

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WHAT'S UP

Church news Dunton United Methodist Church is sponsoring a day trip to Charleston on Saturday, Oct. 7. The fare will be $45. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Michael Alan Capps

BLACKSBURG - Michael Alan (Willie) Capps, 66, of 1543 W. Cherokee St., Blacksburg, died Friday, Sept. 22, 2006, at Mary Black Hospital. More...

Aline Waters

Gaffney, SC - Jesse Aline Baker Waters, 90, formerly of 1579 Overbrook Drive, went home to be with the Lord on September 23, 2006, at Peachtree Centre. More...

Larry Guest

SALISBURY, N.C. - Larry Guest, 53, of Magnolia Nursing Home, Salisbury, N.C., and formerly of Gaffney passed Thursday afternoon, September 21, 2006, at 4:08 p.m. at Rowan Regional Medical Center, Salisbury. More...

Columns

That front porch needs ... oops

Gather round gentlemen, I want to talk to you about married man stuff, specifically home improvement projects. More...

The Internet is not for me

Oh my, I fear I am on the verge of having a pity party. This is very serious. I do not like pity parties. Never have I ever had a good time at one. Never have I ever found anyone who wanted to attend my pity parties. So I get very lonely. More...

Passenger in Disabilities and Special Needs Board van killed in Saturday accident

A 65-year-old passenger in a Cherokee County Department of Special Needs (DSN) Board van died Saturday in a two-vehicle crash after being ejected from the vehicle. More...

Residents turn out to dine with, hear from candidates for office

If a candidate breakfast Saturday was any indication, there is a great deal of interest in the Nov. 7 general election that will shape Cherokee County's future for the next four years on local and state levels. More...

Duke needs rail spur to make nuclear plant project happen

MYRTLE BEACH The proposed Duke Energy nuclear power plant represents a potential investment of between $4 billion and $6 billion. More...

Local News

Chamber of Commerce retreat-goers brought up to speed on local topics

MYRTLE BEACH - Education issues and a governmental forum took center stage here Thursday during the first day of the 35th annual Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce Annual Retreat. More...

Walking the trail of history

Two hundred and twenty-five years ago, militia men struggled to forge the Overmountain Victory Trail to help win the American Revolution. Today, volunteers from around the region are striving to recreate their route. More...

Police vehicle damaged by fleeing suspect

A narcotics officer's vehicle was damaged after a chase at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, a report at the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office states. More...

Sports

Rice breaks USC touchdown mark

COLUMBIA - Gaffney's Sidney Rice caught a school record five touchdown passes from Syvelle Newton as South Carolina beat Florida Atlantic 45-6 on Saturday night. More...

Indians rout Mauldin, 41-8

The only thing that stopped the Gaffney offense Friday night was coach Phil Strickland's decision to play his reserves. More...

Woodruff pounds on Wildcats for 49-14 victory

After a promising start, Blacksburg saw its hopes for a homecoming upset unravel Friday when Woodruff turned interceptions and big plays offensively into a 49-14 victory. More...

Inside Report

HILLARY'S MANAGER?

WASHINGTON - The report in Washington's Hill newspaper that former Democratic National Chairman Terry McAuliffe will head Sen. Hillary Clinton's 2008 presidential campaign did not sit well with many of her key supporters. More...

WHITE HOUSE PIQUE

Before reaching agreement Thursday, the Bush White House was not happy about the defection of Chairman John Warner and two other Senate Armed Services Committee Republicans on the military tribunals issue, but was most upset with Sen. More...

GOP FOR LIEBERMAN

Republican money is starting to pour into Connecticut for Democratic Sen. Joseph Lieberman, running as an independent against multi-millionaire antiwar candidate Ned Lamont, the Democratic nominee. More...

Special Sections

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?