October 25, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Walker killed while crossing Cherokee Ave.

A local man has died after being struck by a vehicle while crossing Cherokee Avenue in Gaffney. More...

LifeStyles

Xi Alpha Delta donates to Memory Walk

On October 2, 2006, Xi Alpha Delta chapter President Libby Reed held an executive meeting at the home of Shirley Turner. Present were board members Ruth Ann Ohlsen, Billy Taylor, Patty Greene, Rebecca Robbs, and Shirley Turner. More...

Painter, Stoff wed in Virginia

Amy Elizabeth Painter and Jeffrey Edward Stoff, both of Reston, Virginia, were married May 30, 2006, in Antigua. The 4:30 p.m. double ring ceremony took place in an exotic wedding gazebo surrounded by the Caribbean Sea. More...

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

So what if he wants to keep his socks on? Dear Annie: More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Nina Marlene Neeley

Homemaker

Nina Marlene Neeley, 45, of 400 Bonner Road, Apt. B- 8, Gaffney, died Monday, Oct. 23, 2006, at her home. More...

John Carl Deaton Sr.

Avid farmer

Spartanburg - John "Pa" Carl Deaton Sr., 85, a resident of White Oak Manor, formerly of 3335 Cowpens- Pacolet Highway, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2006 at his residence. More...

Helen Giles Splawn

Retired from bakery

Helen Louise Giles Splawn, 68, of 306 Norman Blvd., Gaffney, died Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2006, at her residence. More...

Columns

The cost of education

According to an Associated Press news report, tuition and fees at four-year public colleges rose $344, or 6.3 percent, to an average of $5,836 for the 2006-07 academic year. More...

THEIR VIEW

Cell phones and driving don't mix

Who among readers has not had a near collision because a driver was distracted while talking on a cell phone? Not very many, we bet. More...

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Full Story

School boss gets contract extended after scoring high on his evaluation

Cherokee County School Superintendent Dr. Bill James received a 1-year contract extension Tuesday evening that will continue to pay him on the district's salary index schedule. More...

School board upholds firing

School trustees voted 7-2 Tuesday evening to uphold the school district's decision to fire maintenance worker Fred Knowles. More...

DonorsChoose

Contributors can select school projects they would like to help fund

Limestone-Central Elementary School first grade teacher Cathy Hammett has added two reading tables to her classroom since last summer without having to use any taxpayer money. More...

Local News

Gaffney man featured on lottery game show

Gaffney's Harold Sprouse Sr. might be a millionaire. More...

Woman believes trooper received special treatment

A 23-year-old Hispanic woman who moved to the United States with her sister after their mother died of cancer several years ago, believed her life would be better here. More...

Upstate Carolina Medical Center honors exemplary employees, volunteer

The employees and administration of Upstate Carolina Medical Center have selected the hospital's employees and volunteer of the second quarter of 2006. More...

Sports

Indians may need help to secure top seed

The Gaffney Indians may have to rely on a heated rival to secure a top spot in the upcoming Division I Class 4A playoffs. More...

Indians ripe for letdown

It's always been a big game when the Dorman Cavaliers play the Gaffney Indians. More...

Lady Saints open season

The Limestone women's swim team will open its season today against Lock Haven at the Timken Aquatic Center. More...

Letters

I'll buy you a hot dog, so don't steal from the band

Dear Editor: First, to the lowlifes who broke into the visitors concession stand after the Byrnes game, you will never find money there. More...

Urges voters to take time to check out the candidates

Dear Editor: With the November elections just around the corner, I want to take this opportunity to encourage you, as a citizen, to get out and vote. More...

Lamb supporter says she's not happy with how he's being treated

Dear Editor: I would like to address some comments being made about Jimmy Lamb. I do not understand why people feel the need to bash him. Jimmy is a good-hearted person who hasn't done anything to deserve this treatment. More...

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