November 3, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

LifeStyles

Organist, Governor's School brass ensembles to perform at Limestone

Organist Ryan Hebert and the brass ensembles from the South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities will perform Sunday, Nov. 5, at 3 p.m. in Limestone College's Fullerton Auditorium More...

ANNIES MAILBOX

Innocent flirting can get out of hand Dear Annie: More...

ENGAGEMENT

Goode - Whelchel

Katie Goode and Jason Whelchel will be married Saturday, Nov. 11, at Southside Baptist Church. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Ruth Elizabeth Moss Easterling

Moss Easterling Mrs. Easterling died November 1, 2006. She was born December 26, 1910 in Gaffney, SC. She was the daughter of Lillie Mae C r a w l e y Moss and Benjamin H a r r i s o n Moss. More...

Charles Avery Hicks

Retired from Timken Co.

Charles Avery Hicks, 74, of 209 Grassy Pond Road, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2006, at his residence. More...

Terry (Waterhead) Gordon

Employed in construction

Terry (Waterhead) Dwayne Gordon, 56, of 2277 Corinth Road, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2006, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center. More...

Inside Report

Which tactic works could determine control of the Senate

MISSOULA, Mont. - Just two weeks ago, Republican Sen. Conrad Burns appeared dead in trying for a fourth term. Polls gave his Democratic opponent, State Sen. More...

Tragic death stuns fellow firefighters

A local man killed in a tractor accident Wednesday was a charter member of the Grassy Pond Fire Department. More...

Sparse crowd attends forum to hear election topics discussed

A Gaffney High stadium referendum, school drug testing and school vouchers were among the hot topics Thursday evening in a sparsely attended NAACP candidate forum at Dunton United Methodist Church. More...

Seven charged with solicitation during undercover operation in 5th Street area of Gaffney

Seven Cherokee County men were arrested Wednesday during an undercover operation targeting the solicitation of prostitution. More...

Local News

Phillips vs. Beattie:

District 30 House race is rematch of 2004

In a rematch of the 2004 general election, Democrat incumbent District 30 Rep. Olin Phillips faces Republican challenger Bobby Beattie on Tuesday. More...

Blanton versus Burgess:

Challenger says sheriff has done a good job, but...

Cherokee County Sheriff Bill Blanton is running on his record, but his opponent, Democrat Rick Burgess, believes the sheriff's office can do more. More...

Residents can get flu shots at Gaffney High School on Saturday from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.

The state Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) will hold a flu vaccine clinic for local residents Saturday, Nov. 4, at Gaffney High School. More...

Sports

REGION COMPETITION

The Gaffney High School Cheerleader Competition Team took third place in the Region II AAAA More...

Bridges:

Football roots a boost to excellence on and off the field

I t's no accident that Gaffney's Garrett Bridges is tied for the area lead in interceptions with five. More...

Can 'Cats pull the upset against Abbeville?

So, Blacksburg coach Robbie Blanton, how anxious are you to play the undefeated and No. 2-ranked Abbeville Panthers in the opening round of the Class 2A playoffs. More...

Letters

Disagrees with letter that claimed discrimination

Dear Editor: I am writing to reply about the letter I read in the Nov. 1 paper stating the county discriminates against the dive team. I disagree. More...

Not happy with projected cost of new stadium

Dear fellow Gaffneyites: I attended Gaffney High School and graduated in 1985. I am now grown and am a taxpayer. I think the price being considered for a new football field is absolutely ridiculous. More...

Columns

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Like father, like son

They say the apple doesn't fall far from the tree (or is that the acorn?) and this week I was reminded that like most 'old sayings' this is absolutely true. More...

THEIR VIEW

Many can't afford these kinds of tuitions

In contrast to the cost of a college education at a private school, South Carolina's in-state students still receive a bargain. But when tuition at state-supported institutions is viewed beside the national average, it is very high. 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?