December 1, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Red Cross window a tribute to local soldiers

Ricky Davis is proud of his son and his nephew for their service in the United States military, and now he can show off that pride to the community with a special window display at the Cherokee County Chapter of the American Red Cross (ARC). More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Woman's malicious actions are destroying girl's self-esteem

Dear Annie: Our 16-year-old daughter, "Jenny," has been dating her almost-17-year-old boyfriend for well over a year. They are responsible, good students, active in school and in the community. More...

Alma celebrates National Education Week

Students, teachers take part in fun activities during special week

National Education Week and Children's Book Week were observed Nov. 12-18, and Alma Elementary School spent the special week celebrating with many educational and fun activities. More...

WHAT'S UP

Church news Midway Baptist Church will celebrate its 100th anniversary Sunday, Dec. 3, with a special service at 11 a.m. Dinner will follow in the fellowship building. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Rosa P. Bishop

Homemaker

SHELBY - Rosa Peterson Bishop, 90, of 940 W. Warren More...

Debra Sue Townsend

Indiana native

Debra Sue Townsend, 63, of 162 Sarratt School Road, No. 9, died Saturday, Nov. 25, 2006, in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center, Spartanburg. More...

Ernest D. Bonner Jr.

Employed by Tommy's Appliance Center

Ernest Daniel Bonner Jr., 41, of 335 Mill St., died Thursday, More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

'Bella' is coming

WASHINGTON - An invited audience including Secretary of Commerce Carlos Gutierrez gathered at the National Geographic Society's auditorium in Washington Monday night for a screening of "Bella," an independently produced feature film. More...

State News

STATE BRIEFS

Victim's boyfriend pleads guilty

YORK - A man who shot and killed his girlfriend earlier this year after they argued about their son's birthday More...

AT A GLANCE

THE MATCHUP Gaffney (14-0) vs. Irmo (12-2) for Class 4A Division I state championship More...

Students meet the challenge on AP exams

Never let it be said that students at Gaffney High School don't like a challenge. Principal Dr. More...

CHRISTMAS IS FOR KIDS

A list of donors to Christmas Is For Kids, co-sponsored by this newspaper and your local Wal-Mart. Mail contributions to: More...

Local News

No kids injured in bus wreck

A bus belonging to the Student Development Center in Chesnee was en route to pick up students from Northwest Elementary when it was involved in a threevehicle accident on Chesnee Highway. More...

Red Cross offers Disney trip

The Cherokee County office of the American Red Cross is pleased to announce that the special fundraiser featuring the opportunity to win a complete family vacation during Spring Break 2007 to Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida is going very well. More...

Cowpens National Battlefield road re-opens after resurfacing, repairs

A recent renovation project at Cowpens National Battlefield has been completed just in time for holiday visitors. More...

Sports

Irmo vs. Gaffne

Indians gunning for third title in four years GAME PREVIEW

The Gaffney Indians can put a big punctuation mark on another remarkable autumn with a victory Saturday in the Class 4A Division I state championship game. More...

Irmo (12-2) at Gaffney (14-0)

Class 4A Division I State Championship

Players to Watch - Gaffney: QB Malcolm Long, RB Steffen Foster, OL Kevin Brockman, DL Greyson Gentry, LB J.B. Shippy and DB Johnny Woods. More...

Long: the captain of Gaffney's vessel

It's a mid-July day and the mercury is inching close to the 100 degree mark. Instead of relaxing in his air-conditioned home, Malcolm Long is flinging a spiral to a buddy in the backyard. More...

Letters

LETTER

Trustee in District 7 defends stadium vote

Dear Cody: Where is the "scaled-down" stadium story originating? Get real. More...

Columns

I support stadium decision

Everyone has an opinion about the football stadium project. It seems that most people (or at least the ones who are most vocal) feel that school trustees tabled the project to personally insult the football program. More...

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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?