March 26, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

OUT WITH THE OLD, IN WITH THE NEW

Tom's Lawn Service and Landscaping workers remove the wrought iron gate which has officially introduced visitors to the Limestone College campus for many years. More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Put the past where it belongs

Dear Annie: I am in my 60s and have been married to "Lorraine" for 42 years. In Year Four of our marriage, Lorraine admitted to an affair. She said I wasn't exciting enough, and she was right. More...

Limestone student directors present 'A Night of Stars'

Five 10-minute scenes will be presented April 3

Limestone College's production of A Night of the Stars will be Tuesday, April 3, at 7:30 p.m. in Fullerton Auditorium. The performance is an evening of five 10-minute scenes directed by Limestone students. Admission is free. More...

Plans under way for annual Potters on Gaffney's Old Field

Once again the Cherokee Historical and Preservation Society will host Potters on Gaffney's Old Field on Saturday, May 19, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The event is one of the fund raisers for establishing a county history museum in Cherokee County. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Curvin Evans

Retired from A&P

Curvin Junior Evans, 84, of 128 Greenbriar Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, March 23, 2007, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. Born on Smith Island, Md., he was the husband of V. More...

Mildred D. Sparks

Homemaker

Mildred Darwin Sparks, 92, formerly of Gaffney, passed on Saturday, March 24, 2007, at Woodruff Manor in Woodruff. The wife of the late Ernest C. Sparks, she was the daughter of Mr. B. and Mrs. Nettie Marsh Darwin. More...

Becky Hill

Retired from Nestlé

Ella Rebecca Horn Hill, 60, of 129 London Lane, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 25, 2007, at her residence. Born in Gaffney, she was the wife of James W. Hill and daughter of the late Milburn Loyd Horn and Bertie Grant Horn. Mrs. More...

Suspended school district employee files grievance against board member

The Cherokee County School District employee who has been suspended without pay while the district completes its investigation into whether he was doing personal business during work hours filed a grievance last week against a school board member. More...

IMPACT

Youngsters pack weekend event

Energetic and explosive. These were the words church youths used to describe their experience at Impact. More...

Local News

GETTING INVOLVED

Tristian Correll, 6, of Hendersonville, NC gets into his work of applying stain to a garbage can holder in the picnic area at Cowpens National Battlefield. More...

Student transfer requests remain steady at about 25 after four years

The Cherokee County School District has wrapped up its fourth year of making school choice available for parents. More...

Gala raises $30,000 for UNCF

An education gala fundraiser for the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) on Thursday evening raised $350,000 in Greenville to support the state's five historically black colleges. Rev. J.W. Sanders Jr. More...

Sports

Indians rough up Rebel ace

The Gaffney Indians are playing like a team that's hungry for a playoff spot. John Michaels pitched seven strong innings and the visiting Indians pounded out 15 hits in a 7-5 victory over Byrnes on Friday. More...

BRIEFS

Summer league signup to begin Sign up for Cherokee County Summer League Basketball will begin Monday, April 2, at SageSport and the Cherokee Recreation District. More...

Byrnes edges Lady Indians

The scorekeepers got a rest when the Lady Indians battled Byrnes on Friday. The teams combined for just three hits and just seven base runners in the Lady Rebels' 1-0 victory over the suddenly-struggling Lady Indians. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

"W"OPTING OUT WASHINGTON - The reason given by the White House for President Bush missing the 122nd annual Washington Gridiron dinner March 31 is that he will entertain Brazil's President Lula da Silva that weekend. More...

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HAVE YOU CONSIDERED...

H3545 would increase waste by 400%

My last column shared with you my concern about the nuclear waste coming into our state and a current bill in the S.C. House that if passed would increase this waste. More...

Spring has sprung

Take the cover off the lawn mower, blow the dust off the weed whacker and put on them purty Bermuda shorts with the palm trees on 'em, cause spring is here and they's yard work to be done. 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?