April 9, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Budgets

...Similar city lists due Friday

The city's budget process will move forward this week when department managers are expected to return their budget requests to the city administrative staff. The department budget requests are due Friday. More...

March of Dimes has eternal gratitude of Price family

Fund raising continues as teams hope to raise $110,000 for the 2007 March of Dimes WalkAmerica scheduled for Saturday, April 14, at 9 a.m. Teams can turn in money raised on "Bank Day" on April 11 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Bank of America. More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Husband and kids outrank mother

Dear Annie: My wife and I have been married for three years, but haven't been living together for a few months. We don't want a divorce. We just reached a point where we fought too much and needed some space. We have two kids. More...

Treatments help toublesome aches

When aches and pain need medical attention

ROCHESTER, Minn. - For many older adults, aching muscles and joints are common. Muscles weaken with age and become less flexible - which can cause stiffness or soreness. More...

Couple speak vows in April 5 ceremony

Emily Miller Pierce and Jacob Neal Holmes, both of Gaffney, were married on April 5, 2007, in a 10 a.m. double ring ceremony in Gaffney. The bride is the daughter of Joyce and Furman Miller of Gaffney. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Ebb Hyatt

BLACKSBURG - Ebb Hyatt, 83, of 447 Cherokee Ford Road, died Saturday, April 7, 2007, in Upstate Carolina Medical Center in Gaffney. Mr. Hyatt was the widower of Kathleen Hardy Hyatt. The family is at the home, 447 Cherokee Ford Road, Blacksburg. More...

Charles M. Earp

Gaffney native

Charles Morgan Earp, 46, of 1677 Burnt Gin Road, died Friday, April 6, 2007, in Upstate Carolina Medical Center. A native of Gaffney, he was the son of the late Charles Earp and Nina Bland Earp Jones. He was of the Baptist faith. More...

Charles R. Breakfield

Kings Mountain native

Charles Ray Breakfield, 64, of 223 Chestnut Ridge Road, died Saturday, April 7, 2007, in Upstate Carolina Medical Center. Born in Kings Mountain, N.C., Mr. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

NOT WITH NANCY WASHINGTON - Three Republican congressmen, who visited Damascus three days before House Speaker Nancy Pelosi arrived, were eager to disassociate themselves from the Democratic leader and make clear they did not even know she was go More...

How cold is it?

Records fall along with snow in South Carolina

COLUMBIA - Just as churchgoers were preparing for early morning Easter services, much of the state saw record low temperatures. More...

Budgets

County wish lists reviewed...

Cherokee County Interim Administrator Ben Clary will be busy over the next few weeks eliminating some requests in an effort to balance the proposed budget. Clary said projected expenditures outpace revenues by about $500,000. More...

Middle school musicians shine in Florida event

A trip to Florida ended on a winning note for the Granard Middle Jazz Band and a combined local middle school concert band. More...

Local News

GOBBLE, GOBBLE

Terry White, co-chairman Gaffney Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation, accepts a $750 community grant from Wal-Mart representative Jackie Minouik. NWTF has contributed more than $230 million for the restoration of the wild turkey. More...

Limestone's SIFE team wins region

Advances to national competition May 6-8

Limestone College's Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) was named a region champion April 5 at the SIFE USA regional competition in Atlanta. Limestone was among 42 college teams that competed in eight leagues at the Atlanta regional. More...

Hiring freeze lifted

Cherokee County Council has lifted its hiring freeze - sort of. More...

Sports

Gaut, Byars lead Wildcats past Whitmire

Blacksburg fans had to stay late to see how this one ended. Gary Gaut hit a one-out solo homer in the top of the eighth to lift the visiting Wildcats to a dramatic 2-1 victory over Whitmire Thursday night. More...

Alone at the top

Limestone downs St. Andrews in clash of CVAC unbeatens

The Limestone men's lacrosse team is in a familiar spot - alone atop the conference standings. Justin Haworth had six goals as the Saints handed St. Andrews its first conference loss of the year, 13-9, on Saturday. Limestone, ranked No. More...

Trojans sweep series from Limestone

Here's how effective Mount Olive pitcher Judson Smith was against Limestone on Saturday: he gave up just five hits and two earned runs in eight innings of work to lead Mount Olive to a 6-2 victory. More...

Columns

THEIR VIEWS

Senate reluctant to give governor power over DOT The state Senate's action recently is a sad testament to just how resistant a majority of that body is to giving the governor any real authority over the scandal-ridden Department of Transportatio More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Is it hot in here or is it just me?

A group of learned individuals who are experts in matters of an environmental and cataclysmic nature have come up with a very significant conclusion. According to their just-released new evaluation of global warming, WE'RE ALL GOING TO DIE! More...

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