April 13, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Missing bank cash

Woman faces federal indictment

A Gaffney woman has been indicted by the U.S. Attorney's Office in connection with the theft of money from American Community Bank while she was employed there. More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

He wants his wife to dress like a mom

Dear Annie: I am struggling with some major issues with my wife. We both have older children from previous marriages. We also have two young boys together. My 40-something wife dresses very provocatively. More...

Altrusa offers taxpayers a way to vent frustrations

Altrusa International of Gaffney will give last-minute taxpayers a way to take out their frustrations on the tax man when the organization sponsors its annual fundraising dunking booth on Monday, April 16, at the Gaffney Post Office. More...

ENGAGEMENTS

Upton - Bolin

Paul and Dottie Upton of Gaffney announce the engagement of their daughter, Casey, to Travis Bolin, son of Kenneth and Angela Bolin of Gaffney. Miss Upton is the granddaughter of Sandra Lamb of Gaffney, Mr. and Mrs. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

William H. Blanton

Retired from Cherokee Finishing and lifelong farmer

William Henry Blanton, 77, of 111 Timberbrook Road, died Monday, April 9, 2007, at his home. More...

Sue W. Wilkins

Employed by Little Angels Daycare

Sue Estelle Ward Wilkins, 66, of 904 Lyman St., went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 10, 2007, at her residence. More...

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THEIR VIEWS

You want the best judges or the best politicians? Here we go again. More...

Choosing millions over loyalty

March Madness has come and gone. There was a lot of water cooler talk about which basketball team stood the best chance at winning this year's national championship. More...

Georgia developer considers building shopping center adjacent to Wal-Mart

A prime retail spot on Floyd Baker Boulevard has been on the market for several years. But that might change soon. More...

Suspended school district employee back on job

A school district employee who was suspended without pay March 7 after school officials allegedly discovered him and a district truck at his home while clocked in to work is back on the job. More...

'Liquid Armour Man' in custody; woman says job not finished

An Easley man known in television ads as "The Liquid Armour Man" was taken into custody here April 3. More...

Local News

Who makes the best chili in Blacksburg?

Iron City Festival begins April 20

Organizers for the Iron City Festival are searching for the area's finest chili cookers to participate in a cook-off. Participants are also needed for a cake contest and car show for the festival. More...

Town council considering hospitality tax

The Town of Blacksburg is considering placing a 2 percent hospitality tax on all prepared food and beverages purchased within town limits. More...

Businessman files lawsuit against sheriff, police chief

"At this moment there was no doubt in my mind that this was not a police officer."

A former Gaffney businessman is suing Cherokee County Sheriff Bill Blanton, Blacksburg Police Chief Jamie Ham and Blacksburg Assistant Chief Al Phillips, claiming he was arrested when he exercised his freedom of speech. More...

Sports

Wildcats still have shot at postseason

The Blacksburg Wildcats had three more hits than Chesnee but you wouldn't know it by looking at the scoreboard. More...

Mavs blank Indians

The Mauldin Mavericks are headed to the playoffs. Gaffney High baseball coach Tom Owens is optimistic his team will be headed there too - next season. More...

Sarratt gets 400th K in victory

Gaffney ace Julie Sarratt emerged from Thursday's game with Dorman with a win and a milestone. Sarratt, who had a no hitter through 4 2/3 innings, struck out her 400th career batter in the Lady Indians' 10-0 win over homestanding Dorman. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

CIA politics

WASHINGTON - Seated at the Washington Gridiron dinner March 31, I was interrupted by a man crouching at my feet who was dressed Air Force formal with the four stars of a full general. More...

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Are you willing to pay more taxes to help fund Recreation Department projects?