February 28, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

James selected as state's top school administrator

Cherokee County School District Superintendent Dr. Bill James will be honored March 3 in North Charleston as the state's top school administrator. More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Youngsters find uncle's cache of porn

Dear Annie: I have a 29-year-old son, "Eddie," who recently moved back home after separating from his girlfriend. For the most part, everything has been fine. But recently, Eddie was away for a weekend. More...

Radio-thon raises $1,600

The gifts of love flowed through the door at Meals on Wheels on Valentine's Day, with $1,600 raised during a radio-thon. Board members Barbara Allison, Kay Karns and Betty Roberson, More...

Ivan Parker to give concert Sunday evening in Blacksburg

Ivan Parker, one of America's most exciting gospel artists, will be in concert Sunday, March 4, at 6 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Blacksburg. Parker is known for his versatility in music styles. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Luisa Burlon Earls

Owner/operator of Earls Grocery

Luisa Burlon Earls, 80, of 902 N. Logan St.t, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Feb. 26, 2007, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center. More...

Rochelle C. Jefferies

Retired from Limestone Mfg.

Rochelle C. Jefferies, 86, of 107 Camellia Circle, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2007, at 3 a.m. at his home. A native of Cherokee County, he was the son of the late Daniel Jefferies and the late Blanche Montgomery Jefferies. He was a U.S. More...

Arnold M. Brooks

Services for Arnold Michael Brooks, 47, of 127 Connecticut Ave., will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Limestone Missionary Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. Michael Golden, Pastor T.A. Lockhart, Elder Roger Hoyle, the Rev. Carroll Hutcheson, Dr. More...

Columns

THE MOSS REPORT

Week 7 brings several debates

During the seventh week of session, there was a good deal of activity in the Ways and Means Committee and several debates on the house floor. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

A first-class facility

Just in case you haven't heard, there's a brand new family entertainment complex right here in Cherokee County. Frankly, when rumors first began circulating that such a facility was considering locating here, many locals scoffed at such a notion. More...

Trustees will decide stadium issue March 13

School trustees emerged from Tuesday's workshop on the Gaffney High stadium ready to take action on the project at their March 13 meeting. More...

Hit-and-run victim still in critical condition

Eight-year-old Alexander Hood remains in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Greenville Memorial Hospital six days after being struck by a hit-and-run driver. More...

SEARCH YIELDS DRUGS

S.C. Highway Patrolmen Steve Poole (left) and Brian Quinn search a vehicle at 4:30 p.m. Monday after the driver ran from officers. The troopers seized 67.5 grams of cocaine and 10 grams of marijuana from the man taken into custody. More...

Local News

SMOKIN'

A fire Monday that destroyed a mobile home at 117 Sparks St., Gaffney, is believed to have been caused by careless smoking, said Gaffney Fire Inspector Nathan Ellis. The 3:30 p.m. More...

Sign fees waived by city

Nonprofit organizations in the City of Gaffney will no longer have to pay a fee to publicize fundraising events. More...

Sex offenders registry

The following sex offenders have either registered a new address or are registering with the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office for the first time: Richard Wilcher of 600 N. Limestone St., Gaffney; Steven Scott Lookadoo of 121 Chance Drive, Gaffney. More...

Sports

Reid named Big South's best

Winthrop may be the best team in the Big South Conference, but former Gaffney standout and High Point University star AZ Reid was named the conference's top player on Monday. More...

Saints advance past Erskine

Forget the fiery halftime speeches or the strategic adjustments to the game plan. Limestone women's basketball coach Corey Fox had a simple explanation for his team's improved second-half play. More...

BRIEFS

Westlane's top bowlers MONDAY NIGHT MEN: Scratch Game 244 Larry Scruggs, Scratch Series 593 Jim Hientzel, Handicap Game 264 Larry Scruggs, Handicap Series 687 Larry Scruggs. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

De-authorizing Iraq

WASHINGTON - Democratic senators this week will face trouble trying to cleanse themselves of the stain left by voting for President Bush's Iraq war resolution. Republican senators who have turned against U.S. More...

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