October 27, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

INTERSTATE TRAFFIC JAM

A mobile home mover has been cited after a mobile home he was hauling struck a bridge overpass at 1:40 p.m. Wednesday, according to the S.C. Highway Patrol. Trooper Lance Cpl. More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Friendless woman is perfectly normal Dear Annie: More...

Meals on Wheels marks 23 years of service to Cherokee County by honoring volunteers

Meals on Wheels celebrated 23 years of service to Cherokee County at a recent Mexican fiesta celebration hosted by the organization's volunteer Board of Directors. More...

Wagon rides, ghosts, food, fun highlight Ghost Walk

The Cherokee Historical and Preservation Society will host its popular Ghost Walk today and Saturday beginning at 7 p.m. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Madge M. Lipscomb

Former Gaffney City Councilwoman

Madge Martin Lipscomb, 87, went home to be with the More...

Linda M. Nabors

Bus driver for Spartanburg County Schools

SPARTANBURG - Linda Sue Ramsey Moton Nabors, 60, of 210 Alice St., Apt. 4, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2006, in Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System. More...

Paul D. Carson Sr.

Carpenter and truck driver

Paul Dallas Carson Sr., 74, of 138 Warrior Drive joined his late wife, Mildred, at Heaven's gates on Oct. 24, 2006. More...

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Bygone Reservation days

There has been a beehive of activity over the past several months with the school year, football and an election season in full swing. More...

UCMC event will focus on women's health issues

Upstate Carolina Medical Center wants to give Cherokee County women "The Gift of Good Health." More...

$8,333,000 the low bid for 'nicest stadium in the state'

While the low bid did not go higher than the revised $8.5 million budget, sticker shock was still in store for school officials Thursday when Gaffney High football stadium bids from three contractors were opened at the district office. More...

Rev. Youngblood retiring after 40-year career

This Sunday, after more than 40 years in the ministry, Rev. Dan Youngblood will preach his final sermon as a full-time pastor, right here in Gaffney at Limestone Presbyterian Church. And he wouldn't have it any other way. More...

Local News

School district 5 incumbent touts progress; challenger wants to restore trust

Public trust and accountability have become major issues in the months leading to the Nov. 7 school board elections. More...

Former trustee from Blacksburg seeking to unseat District 7 incumbent

School trustee Lindley Auton plans to continue her practice of holding the school district accountable when she feels things are not being handled above board. More...

Absentee ballots being accepted

The absentee voting precinct for the November 7 general election opened Tuesday, Oct. 24 in the Voter Registration Office. More...

Sports

Brown:

Blacksburg middle linebacker is opposing backs'worst nightmare

A s an eighth-grader on the Blacksburg junior varsity team, Maurice Brown had all the earmarks of an outstanding running back - speed, quickness, balance and power. More...

'Cats hope to complete 2A season with win

Think today's non region game between Blacksburg and Crescent isn't important? More...

Winning region would be encore for Indians

Gaffney coach Phil Strickland hopes he doesn't have to pull out his bag of tricks or reams of statistics to fire up his team to prepare to play rival Dorman today. More...

Letters

Medicare prescription benefit is a blessing

Dear Editor: After reading several stories about Medicare part D, I wanted to write in and share mine. More...

Gaffney main street event provided good family fun

Dear Editor: We sincerely hope that everyone who attended Music and a Movie on Main on Friday evening, Oct. 20, had a good time and would like to have other events such as this one in the future. More...

Inside Report

The struggle for Congress is about 50 hotly contested local races

FLORENCE, Ky. - Democratic candidate Ken Lucas looked like he would rather be any place other than Kentucky's public television studios Monday night as he debated freshman Republican Rep. Geoff Davis. More...

State News

Literacy Association distributes donated items to local groups

Reverend Dewitt Clyde and the Cherokee County Literacy Association are awash in donations... just, not quite the kind they normally get. More...

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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?