March 9, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Group pushing for vote on stadium location

A group of concerned citizens wants voters to have a say in where the new Gaffney High football stadium is built. More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Little boy wants American Girl doll

Dear Annie: Should a little boy have an American Girl doll? My 5- year-old son talks about nothing else since his older sister got one for Christmas. His 6th birthday is coming up, and he says all he wants is that doll. More...

Cherokee Children's Home's 17th annual auction and dinner will have 50's theme

Put on those poodle skirts, white socks and jeans and get ready to 'Shake, Rattle and Roll'

Plans are underway for Cherokee Children's Home's 17th annual auction and dinner on Friday, March 23, and many items have been donated by local businesses and individuals as well as from across the state. More...

Two Limestone College students to give vocal recitals March 13

Two Limestone College music students will present vocal recitals Sunday, March 11, at 3 p.m. in Fullerton Auditorium. Troy E. McDowell Jr. of Chesnee will present his senior recital while Sara A. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Carolyn H. Pennington

Retired secretary

SHELBY - Carolyn Hunsinger Pennington, 76, of 1404 N. Lafayette St., formerly of Charleston, died Tuesday, March 6, 2007, at Cleveland Pines Nursing Center. More...

Elizabeth S. Bates

Elizabeth S. (Lib) Bates, 73, of Emerald Isle, N.C., former of Gaffney, died Thursday, March 8, 2007, at her residence. Arrangements are incomplete. Munden Funeral Home, Morehead City, N.C., is in charge. More...

Charlene Toms Wilks

Charlene Toms Wilks, 52, of 204 Lloyd Street, Salisbury, N.C., died S u n d a y March 4, 2007 at Rowan Regional Medical Center. She was born November 26, 1954 in Gaffney, S.C., to the late Albert and Priscilla Toms. More...

Harold's to be featured on Food Network

"Diners, Drive-ins and Dives"

The man known as "The Next Food Network Star" will be at Gaffney's Harold's Restaurant this month filming for an upcoming series, "Diners, Drive-ins and Dives." While the taping will take place over several days, host Guy Fieri will be at the resta More...

Magnolia's breaks ground on memory care unit

Magnolia's of Gaffney Assisted Living broke ground Thursday morning on a memory care unit to serve local residents suffering from Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. More...

Local News

Man says arrest wasn't political

Blacksburg's Brandon "Hat" Byers said he does not believe Mayor David Hogue had anything to do with his arrest on election day. More...

Residents of Historic District concerned about increased crime; meeting planned March 19

The Central Historic Crime Watch Group will have an organizational meeting on Monday, March 19, at CHAPS in the Old Central School. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. More...

62-year-old Gaffney man in critical condition after wrecking motorcycle in Chester County

A Gaffney man is in critical condition at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte after he was thrown from his 2006 Harley Davidson motorcycle on Wednesday. Ronald W. Hudson, 62, of 2646 Chesnee Hwy. More...

Sports

Trojans blast struggling Indians

The Gaffney High baseball team took another step backward Wednesday in a 13-4 non-region loss to the homestanding Northwestern High Trojans. Dylan Jolley started but was replaced by Bobby Jackson before retiring a batter. More...

ALL-STAR GAME BOUND

Gaffney's Rodney Love will join teammate Kobe Hollis at the Spartanburg Tip-off Club's annual all-star game today at Wofford. Shelise Ratchford and Doristine Norris will participate in the girls' all-star game. More...

Gaffney freshman puts on show

¦ Sprinter Petty pulls up lame with injured hamstring

The Gaffney High boys track team needed a healthy Tyson Petty to compete with region favorite Dorman. More...

Letters

LETTERS

Save the trees

I have observed a growing trend in the City of Gaffney that I find very disturbing. Over the past year it seems that there have been numerous, apparently healthy, large trees cut down. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

Libby should be pardoned

WASHINGTON - Denis Collins, a Washington journalist on the Scooter Libby jury, described sentiments in the jury room reflecting those in the Senate Democratic cloakroom: "It was said a number of times. . . . Where's Rove? More...

Columns

OUR VIEW

A leopard doesn't change his spots

The question has been asked before. "Why is Joel Greene still employed by the Cherokee County School District. More...

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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?