March 21, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Dogs involved in attack on child were not rabid

Rabies tests on two pit bulls that attacked a 4-year-old boy are negative, according to Thom Berry of the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC). More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Getting money back is probably lost cause

Dear Annie: Recently, my husband and I decided to build a home. More...

OIL PAINTING DONATED TO AUCTION

Karen Lydon and Martha Stacy, members of the Cherokee Children's Home Board of Directors, and Henry Nguyen hold an oil painting that was donated by Nguyen to the Cherokee Children's Home Auction that will be held Friday, March 23, at 6 p.m. More...

Limestone musicians present concert at club meeting

The Tuesday Woman's Club met March 13 in the Carroll Fine Arts Building at Limestone College. Hostesses were Mrs. Jimmy Moss and Mrs. David Thompson. Following a brief business session, Mrs. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Amie Owensby

Homemaker

Amie Lizzie Bell Blanton Thompson Owensby, 92, of 388 El Bethel Road, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 18, 2007, at her home. More...

Rossie Martin

Homemaker

Rossie Peeler Martin, 90, of Gaffney, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, March 19, 2007, at Spartanburg Regi-onal Medical Center. She was the widow of Robert Palmer Martin Sr. More...

Mike Dillon

Retired welder

Michael Ray Dillon, 52, of 261 Daniel Morgan School Road, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, March 19, 2007, at his residence. Born in Canton, Mo., he was the son of Watson Dillon and Grace Snow Dillon. Mr. More...

Inside Report

Earmark subterfuge

WASHINGTON - As part of "Sunshine Week" to promote transparent government, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) last Monday was supposed to release a comprehensive database revealing the number and cost of earmarks since 2005. It did not. More...

Other News

Gators begin to rebuild

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Florida coach Urban Meyer spent his first spring evaluating and his second one fine-tuning. His third one is all about rebuilding. More...

Teen biker dies in crash

The 18-year-old son of a Blacksburg man died Sunday from injuries suffered Saturday in a motorcycle accident in Spartanburg County, said Lance Cpl. Scot Edgeworth of the S.C. Highway Patrol. Adam Jarrett Peterson Jr. More...

COOKING WITH FIERI

Food Network guru makes stop at popular downtown eatery

"One man's dive is another man's diner, is another man's castle," said Guy Fieri of the Food Network as he filmed at Harold's in Gaffney on Monday. More...

Local News

Organizers hope weekend activities will have big 'Impact' on students

A "Pizza Blast" and the musical group Half Mile Marathon and pastor Steven Furtick will kick off Impact weekend Friday at Broad River Electric auditorium. More...

Insurance proposal might be feasible

At first blush, it might be financially feasible for the county to pay a portion of its future retirees' health insurance premiums. More...

Iron City Festival planning meeting set for March 22

Everyone interested in helping with the Iron City Festival is invited to attend a meeting on Thursday, March 22, at 6 p.m. at the Blacksburg Community House located on South Shelby Street. More...

Sports

Wildcats prove they belong

The new kids on the block are proving they belong in Class 2A. Dustin Byars gave up just five hits and Josh Elmore drove in three runs to lead the visiting Blacksburg Wildcats to an 8-6 win over two-time defending region champion Broome on Monday. More...

Gaffney clobbers Cougars

Dylan Jolley was close to perfect for the Gaffney Indians on Monday. Jolley allowed just one hit and struck out five to lead the Indians to an 11-0 victory over homestanding York Cougars. Jolley gave up seven walks in seven innings of work. More...

SOCCER SENSATION

SOCCER SENSATION - Gaffney's Lauren Lanham goes after a loose ball during first-half action Monday against Hillcrest. Kristi Caldwell scored the Lady Indians' lone goal in a 2-1 loss. More...

Letters

25 cents per capita a step in right direction

Dear Editor: On Tuesday, March 14, the S.C. House of Representatives voted in favor of an amendment to increase state aid to public libraries by 25 cents to the new figures of $2.25 per capita with a $60,000 minimum per county. Rep. More...

Columns

THE MOSS REPORT

Debating dollars and cents

The week of March 12 through March 16 was "Budget Week." This is when House members debate what should be included in the state's budget before it is approved and sent to the Senate for their review. More...

Guess the main ingredient in the skin care products

When a loved one goes out-of-town for whatever reason, they're pretty much expected to bring home "surprises" for those left at home. At least that's the way it is around my house. 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?