October 30, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Officers will be out in force on Halloween

Cherokee County Sheriff's Office deputies along with Cherokee County Probation and Parole agents will be making visits to the homes of registered sex offenders in Cherokee County on Halloween (Tuesday). More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Father-in-law the lawyer should stay out of this affair More...

Couple exchange vows at Draytonville Church

Amanda Turner and Caleb Burkholder, both of Gaffney, exchanged marriage vows on Friday, Oct. 20, 2006, at Draytonville Baptist Church. The Rev. Clint Phillips officiated the 7 p.m. double ring ceremony. More...

Adult Ed program holds voter recognition day

The Cherokee County Adult Education program recently sponsored a voter recognition day as part of the school's transition program. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Ruby Harrill

Retired teacher's assistant

Ruby Frances Hopper Harrill, 88, of 203 Curry St., went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Oct. 26, 2006, at her home. More...

Valarie H. Coleman

GASTONIA - Valarie Hopper Coleman of 303 N. Boyce St., died Friday, Oct. 27, 2006, in Gaston Memorial Hospital. More...

Allen E. Dawkins

Systems analyst for Chevron Oil Corp.

Allen Eugene Dawkins, 52, of 2613 Sage Court, Antioch, Calif., died Thursday, Oct. 26, 2006, at 6:12 p.m. in Antioch. More...

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THEIR VIEWS

Many anxiously await highway agency audit The state highway commission should hold policy declarations in abeyance until the publication of a comprehensive audit, expected next month by the Legislative Audit Council. More...

Where's that voice coming from?

"Don't be afeared." That's what my grandma used to say around this time of year when I was a little boy and folks would get to telling spooky Halloween stories. More...

Teacher carjacked; suspect arrested

A Cleveland County, N.C., man faces carjacking, armed robbery and other charges after being arrested Sunday in Gaffney. More...

High school project plans sent to DOE

The final plans for a $12 million Gaffney High ninth grade addition on the present school site are headed to the state Department of Education for approval this week. More...

Biker killed in N.C. crash

A Gaffney man was killed Saturday in a motorcycle accident in North Carolina. More...

Suspect in fatal shooting has prior criminal domestic violence conviction

A man charged with involuntary manslaughter in connection with the death of 33-year-old Melinda Ramirez has a prior criminal domestic violence conviction resulting from an argument with the woman. More...

Local News

HAVING A BALL-

Blacksburg ball boy Ty Davis keeps the footballs dry Friday while Blacksburg and More...

Local roads getting bumpy - on purpose

Speed bumps seem to be sprouting up all over Gaffney. More...

Deputies will visit sex offenders

Cherokee County Sheriff's Office deputies along with Cherokee County Probation and Parole agents will be making visits to the homes of registered sex offenders in Cherokee County on Halloween (Tuesday). More...

Sports

'Cats lose, but earn playoff spot

Blacksburg missed its chance for a winning regular season in Friday night's 28-15 loss to Crescent but made the playoffs when the game was over. More...

Gaffney blanks Cavaliers

Another game. Another win. Another suffocating performance by the Gaffney defense. More...

Gaffney's Hopper makes finals of long driving event

What rookie jitters? Playing against more experienced competitors, first-timer Patrick Hopper of Gaffney tied for third Saturday in the RE/MAX World Long Driving Championship in Mesquite, Nv. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

WHO OBAMA HURTS WASHINGTON - Neutral Democratic political operatives believe the emergence of Sen. 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?