October 2, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

County, City of Gaffney tax notices are in the mail

Lately there's been something even more irritating than junk mail in the mailboxes of local property owners - annual tax notices. More...

LifeStyles

GHS homecoming festivities are scheduled Friday, Oct. 6

Ring ceremony for Class of 2008 will be held today

Homecoming is a time-honored tradition for returning alumni at Gaffney High School. Year after year, the More...

Rose Hill Plantation presents music of Baroque Era

UNION - A program titled "Music of the Baroque Era" will be presented on piano from 3-4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 8, in the antebellum plantation mansion at Rose Hill Plantation State Historic Site. More...

PERFECT ATTENDANCE AT CHEROKEE AVENUE

Perfect attendance pins were presented Sunday, Sept. 24, to three members of Cherokee Avenue Baptist Church. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Roger M. Walters

Cabinet maker; retired from Richardson Co.

SPARTANBURG - Roger Melvin Walters, 80, of 3487 Pacolet-Cowpens Hwy., formerly of Sheboygan, Wisc., went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Sept. 29, 2006, at Mary Black Memorial Hospital, where he had been a patient since August 29. More...

Peggy H. Parris

Retired from Cone Mills

MOORESBORO, N.C. - Peggy Harmon Parris, 72, formerly of 6744 U.S. Hwy. 221- A, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Sept. 28, 2006, at Park Ridge Hospital in Fletcher, N.C. More...

Roger Jones

Employed by Alma Mills

BLACKSBURG - Roger Lee Jones, 62, of 142 Carroll Drive, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 30, 2006, at his residence. More...

Inside Report

PARTISAN EX-PRESIDENT

WASHINGTON - More than just assailing the ABC and FOX networks, Bill Clinton is taking an unusually partisan stance for a former president with a fund-raising attack on the Republican "rightwing." More...

SENATE'S SHORT WORKWEEK

Sen. Arlen Specter, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, last Monday delivered an unusually candid assessment of the Senate's notoriously light work schedule. More...

DEMOCRATIC DISCORD

Rep. More...

State News

Plane plunges into ocean

PAWLEYS ISLAND - Three bystanders pulled a pilot to safety after his singleengine plane crashed into the ocean near here. More...

Worker killed in bale press

GREENVILLE - A textile worker who died while operating a large machine has been identified. More...

Memory Walk captains meet Oct. 3

The Upstate Alzheimer's Association Local Memory Walk Committee will have a team captain's meeting Tuesday, Oct. 3, at the House of Pizza in Gaffney at noon. There is still time to sign up. Anyone who would like to help is welcome. More...

Attorney: Trustees violated FOIA

The Cherokee County School Board violated the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) for a second time in the past three years when it met Sept. 26 in closed session to discuss the format for evaluating superintendent Dr. Bill James, the S.C. More...

Legendary newsman laid to rest in family cemetery at Asbury

'Fritz' Littlejohn made decision to air Army-McCarthy hearings

Francis Newton "Fritz" Littlejohn, 97, returned home to Cherokee County on Sept. 21. More...

FIREFIGHTER GAMES-

Mark Propst (top photo, second from left) of The Timken Foundation awarded the Cherokee County Fire Chiefs Association a $45,000 grant to purchase a state-of-the-art trailer designed to teach children how to respond to emergency situations Saturday More...

Local News

Deputy solicitor receives Hollings Award for Excellence

Seventh Circuit Principal Deputy Solicitor Barry Barnette has received his profession's top honor. More...

Murder suspect pleads guilty to probation violation

A man charged with murder pleaded guilty to a probation violation last week. More...

WELCOME FRED

James Taylor, Will Bowers, Rochelle Mitchell, Cindy Carter, Bernard More...

Sports

Carolina holds off Wildcats' rally

The Blacksburg football players dealt themselves a snakebit hand for much of Friday night before seeing their fourth quarter comeback fall short in an 18-15 loss to Carolina. More...

Gaffney pounds Bulldogs

Prior to the matchup with the Indians, Boiling Springs coach Wade Cooper said the recent games between the rivals haven't been close. More...

Petty has career day against Boiling Springs

Wide receiver Tyson Petty left the Boiling Springs defensive backs shaking their heads on Friday. More...

Columns

HAVE YOU CONSIDERED...

What the Bible says about healing the sick

For 54 years it has been my privilege and joy to preach, teach and share the Word of God, the Bible. I have done so based on my firm conviction the Bible not only contains, but IS the absolute Word of God. More...

Them super bacterias shore is smart

You know that antibacterial soap and hand sanitizer that you see in a lot places these days? More...

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Daughter-in-law must handle this problem Dear Annie: 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?