January 15, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Accused chief placed on leave

Jonesville Police Chief David Parker was placed on administrative leave Thursday, the same day a Cherokee County Grand Jury indicted him on a charge of reckless driving in connection with an accident that claimed the life of 8-year-old Peechis Sierr More...

Morgan, a.k.a. Fields, leads march to mark anniversary of historic battle

Historian George Fields took on the role of American Revolutionary War Brig. Gen. Daniel Morgan this weekend, leading 80 people on a two-day march to remember the Battle of Cowpens. More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

His son's friend has adventurous ideas

Dear Annie: My 22-year-old son's best friend, "Jeremy," has evidently taken a liking to my wife. He approached her once with an offer to be intimate. At that time, we both laughed it off. More...

Journey students present 'Let My People Go'

Performance will be part of MLK Jr. celebration Jan. 16

As part of the Martin Luther King Jr. celebration that will be held in Fullerton Auditorium on Tuesday, Jan. 16, starting at 7 p.m., middle school and elementary school students from Journey School of the Arts will perform. More...

Santa and Mrs. Claus (Earl Hess and his wife, Mary Nell) delivered more than meals at Christmas - they handed out candy canes, hugs and good cheer to Blacksburg recipients and everyone with whom they came in contact. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Blacksburg town administrator, VFD chief dies unexpectedly Saturday at his home

BLACKSBURG - Danny McDaniel, 51, of 604 W. Lime St., died Saturday, Jan. 13, 2007, at his home. Born in Gaffney, he was the husband of Susan Patterson McDaniel and son of Betty Jean Lanier McDaniel of Blacksburg and the late Harold Dean McDaniel. More...

Annetta Easler

Greenwood native

Annetta Sanders Easler, 41, formerly of Gaffney, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2007, at Pardee Hospital in Hendersonville, N.C. Born in Greenwood, she was the daughter of Randall L. Sanders and Laura S. More...

Betty Lou Phillips

Homemaker

Betty Lou Wood Phillips, 71, of 1865 Twin Bridge Road, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2007, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. More...

Columns

My clicker's missing

If y'all get a chance, can y'all come over to the house some time and help me find my remote control? My wife, bless her heart, just can't seem to keep in mind the two basic rules of remote control ownership, which are: A. More...

HAVE YOU CONSIDERED...

Resist the urge to take revenge

If you ever entertain the thought of paying someone back for a wrong done you - get rid of the idea at once. Nothing boomerangs like vengeance. In the movie "The Karate Kid" the wise Mr. More...

Pre-qualified contractor list grows to 10

Three contractors from the Greenville area have been added to the pre-qualified contractor list for the school district's $35 million building program. More...

SITTING TALL IN THE SADDLE

The Ebony Horsemen were one of more than 80 entries that rode in the eighth annual Martin Luther King Jr. Parade on Saturday in Gaffney. More...

Attacker cuts man's throat

A 24-year-old man was taken by ambulance to Upstate Carolina Medical Center after someone cut his throat, a report at the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office states. More...

Local News

Sons of Confederate Veterans' banquet will honor Lee and Jackson

The local Sons of Confederate Veterans group, Moses Wood Camp 125, will pause Jan. 21 for an annual banquet to recognize two of the South's most famous sons - Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson and Robert E. Lee. More...

CUTTING UP

Local artist Fred Knowles was recently invited to dazzle the residents of Magnolias of Gaffney with his artistic talents. Pictured is Dorothy Hyatt, a resident and fellow artist, discussing various techniques and sharing her passion for art. More...

Screams for help can be heard on tape

Police were able to match evidence and DNA at the scene of the shooting in November with DNA evidence from a series of rapes which occurred in Gaffney between Dec. 6 and 13. More...

Sports

Indians roll past Lancaster, 111-74

After two subpar games, it wasn't surprising the Gaffney Indians didn't experience a third on Friday. More...

Holmes, Chesnee scorch Wildcats

The Blacksburg Wildcats had no answer for Chesnee's Chase Holmes on Friday. Holmes equaled the first-half point production of the Blacksburg Wildcats and finished with 36 points in an easy 88-52 victory. More...

Lady Indians close strong in win

In the end, the Gaffney Lady Indians gave their fans plenty to smile about in their 61-51 win over Lancaster on Friday. Lancaster battled back from a 35-24 halftime deficit to take a one-point lead over Gaffney with 4:56 remaining. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

DEMOCRATIC DISCIPLINE WASHINGTON - The House vote Tuesday passing a Democratic-sponsored homeland security bill showed that Republicans are unaccustomed to being in the minority for the first time in 12 years, while the Democrats are exercising i More...

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