November 10, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

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ANNIES MAILBOX

She married her mother-in-law too Dear Annie: I desperately need advice concerning my husband of 10 years. "Stu" is 50 years old, and I am his fourth wife. More...

'Dearly Departed'returns to GLT stage

Hilarious play set for four performances Nov. 16-19

In the backwoods of a small Southern town, the beleaguered More...

ETV's Piggley Winks to be at library Monday

Area kids can meet Piggley Winks from Jakers! on Monday, Nov. 13, from 10 a.m. until noon at the Cherokee County Public Library, 300 E. Rutledge Ave. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Mary H. Simpson

Music Director at Limestone Presbyterian Church for 42 years

Mary Hempleman Simpson passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 08, 2006, two weeks More...

Bennie Lee Crosby

Retired from Timken

Bennie Lee Crosby, 60, of 426 Estelle Road, died Thursday, Nov. 9, 2006, in Spart a n b u r g R e g i o n a l M e d i c a l Center. More...

Shelver H. Smith

Spooler in textiles

Shever Jean Huskey Smith, 56, of 1610 Beech St., Lot No. 4, died Thursday, Nov. 9, 2006, at her home. More...

Exit exam scores on par with state average

Nearly 75 percent of Blacksburg and Gaffney High tenth graders completed a major graduation requirement by passing the state's high school exit exam this spring. More...

GHS band wows them in Florida

The Gaffney High Band of Gold finished the marching band season with an award-winning performance over the weekend in Florida. More...

Local News

ETV will broadcast live from downtown Gaffney on Nov. 13

The fun and frivolity of the Foothills edition of the ETV Road Show continues in Gaffney, home of the famous Peachoid. More...

Homeschool student turns class into cash

Charles A. Pressler Jr. never thought a private art class would lead to a job that could eventually pay for college. More...

Guardsmen to lead parade

Approximately 100 National Guardsmen from Company C 1st Battalion of the 118th Infantry will be voluntarily deploying to Afghanistan after the first of the year, said Lt. Col. Pete Brooks of the S.C. National Guard. More...

Sports

ALL-REGION

Gaffney High cheerleaders Brittany Cole, Kristen Oliver, Brianna Payne and Amy Dill were named to the All-Region squad. GHS coach Elizabeth Ireton, center, was named Region II AAAA Coach of the Year. More...

Evans:

Excels in the classroom; wreaks havoc on the gridiron

G affney's Alex Evans receives high marks when the coaches review the game film each week. But those grades pale in comparison to his work in the classroom, where he has a 4.3 grade point average. More...

Bobby Carlton:

A coaching life goes up in smoke

Nothing destroys like fire. When it rips through your life it turns everything you own into ashes. It is relentless and merciless and doesn't care who you are or what you have done. More...

Inside Report

Here's why the Republicans lost

WASHINGTON - With one Republican bastion after another falling as returns poured in for Democrats Tuesday night, the GOP's carefully constructed defenses crumbled. More...

Columns

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Banning same-sex marriage restricts our rights

"Promoting hatred and bigotry in the name of God is what destroys society, not the marriage of two loving people of the same gender." - Raymond Miller. More...

THEIR VIEWS

DOT badly in need of more oversight If substantive and lasting reform comes to the state Department of Transportation, DOT Commission Chairman Tee Hooper of Greenville should get much of the credit. Appointed in 2003 by Gov. More...

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