January 26, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Ambassador family on hand for WalkAmerica kickoff event

Premature babies in South Carolina are one step closer to the help they need after Wednesday's kickoff meeting for the Gaffney WalkAmerica fund raiser for the March of Dimes. More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Her insecurities are making her a snoop

Dear Annie: I was lucky enough to find my true love at 16. I am now 19, and my boyfriend, "Warren," and I have been together for over three years. We have a wonderful, healthy relationship. More...

Pair speak vows Dec. 2 in Chester

Traci G. Painter of Gaffney and Scott Darby of Chester wee married Saturday, Dec. 2, 2006, at First Free Will Baptist Church in Chester. The Rev. James Sanders officiated the double ring ceremony at 4 p.m. More...

Couple married Oct. 28

Sarah Jane Pagan and Dwayne Alan Allison were united in marriage on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2006, by the Rev. A.W. Revels Sr. at Victory Trail Jesus Name Apostolic Pentecostal Church, 1717 Victory Trail Road. Mrs. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Betty S. Spencer

Betty Scruggs Spencer, 78, of 3173 Union Hwy., went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2007, at Spartanburg Hospital for Restorative Care. More...

Melvin Messer

PACOLET - Melvin (Sunnyman) Luther Messer, 80, of 1622 Asbury Road, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Jan. 25, 2007, at his residence. More...

Joe Dean Adams

Services for Joe Dean Adams, 50, of 107 Carver St., will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Mount Sinai Baptist Church, conducted by the Revs. C.A. Wallace, Michael Golden, Dewey Whittenburg, David Vernon, Princess Smith and Dr. Michael A. Bridges. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

The prevailing attitude is that Bush looks like a president at bay A Democratic state party leader said that "Bush is in such bad shape that the result of the 2008 election is already decided."

WASHINGTON - When President Bush in his State of the Union address Tuesday night called for a bipartisan "special advisory council" of congressional leaders on the war against terrorism, he had in his pocket a rude rejection from Democratic leaders More...

Students get close look at gas-to-electric car

Mike Moore makes little effort to curb his enthusiasm for electric cars. More...

Porter tabbed for hall of fame

On Feb. 22, one Gaffney original will introduce another to the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce Hall of Fame as the Washington Redskins' Roger McIntosh will be the keynote speaker while Heyward Porter is inducted into the Chamber hall. More...

Local News

Adult education offering program to help job hunters

The class will cover resume writing, interview skills and WorkKeys.

The Cherokee County Adult Education program is offering a new career class to help county residents brighten their job prospects. Beginning Feb. More...

Man charged in downtown shooting

A Gaffney man was arrested Tuesday in connection with a Jan. 14 shooting outside Peggy's Place in Gaffney. Detective Sgt. More...

Gaffney man's sister graduates basic training

Army Pvt. Kodi D. Fullmore has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. More...

Sports

Region lead on line for Indians

Late-season matchups between Spartanburg and Gaffney typically mean a great deal. Today's game is no exception. With a victory, the 6-2 Indians will move ahead of the 6-1 Vikings in the region standings. Mauldin is third with a 5-3 region mark. More...

Saints on a winning roll

¦ Last-second tip-in lifts Limestone over No. 22-ranked Pfeiffer

For the third straight year, the Limestone Saints had a postgame celebration against the visiting and nationally-ranked Pfeiffer. John Prioleau's tip-in of a Shawn Poppie miss with :3.9 left gave the Saints a thrilling 80-78 over the No. More...

Limestone wrestlers trounce Trojans, 31-13

The Limestone wrestlers picked up a convincing 31-13 win in over visiting Anderson University Wednesday. Matt Hall put the Saints up 6-0 by pinning Anderson's Nathan Fleming in a 125 lb. matchup. More...

Letters

Trustee expresses her views regarding stadium other issues

Cody:

To clarify, I asked for a referendum in plenty of time for the November general election (eight months prior). More...

A lot of good folks made the march a success

Dear Editor:

"Spirit up the troops," was the battle cry of Daniel Morgan to his troops as they marched to Cowpens. The annual Morgan's Victory March was again very successful this year. More...

Columns

A yellow bus is not a good thing under this system

My son Matthew's bus at school has been changing colors recently. Here, let me explain. Matthew is doing very well in his kindergarten class this session. More...

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