April 16, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

AND THEY'RE OFF

Greg and Katye Price and their children Jana and Judd cut a ribbon and lead the way during the March of Dimes WalkAmerica held Saturday in Gaffney. More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Woman must see boyfriend's controlling behavior for what it is

Dear Annie: My 21-year-old daughter has been dating "Charlie" for three years. My daughter attends college, works and has many plans for her future. She is a beautiful, fun-loving, intelligent girl - until it comes to Charlie. More...

Foothills Merry-Go-Round Festival celebrates 10th anniversary in Shelby

SHELBY - The Foothills Merry- Go-Round Festival will be transformed during its 10th anniversary the last weekend in April into a four-day, multi-venue celebration driven by community pride, 18 sponsors and a dynamic spirit of collaboration. More...

ENGAGEMENT

Peeler - Burchfield

Robert Wayne Peeler and Janice Ann Peeler of 1937 Victory Trail Road announce the engagement of their daughter, Candy Michelle, to Jimmy Leon Burchfield III of Blacksburg. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Gary Johnston

Gary Eugene (Teddy Bear) Johnston, 50, of 984 Starr Ridge Road, passed away on Thursday, April 12, 2007, at Regional Hospice Home. More...

James Bridges

James Washington Bridges, 83, of 264 Buck Shoals Road, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, April 14, 2007. at his residence. Born in Gaffney, he was the husband of Ruby Onile Price Bridges and the son of the late Robert G. More...

Alice R. Hines

ELLENBORO, N.C. - Alice Lee Ruppe Hines, 90, passed away Friday, April 13, 2007, at the Hospice residence in Forest City. Mrs. More...

Man shot to death inside apartment; authorities continue search for killer

Police are searching for a suspect in a shooting that claimed the life of a Gaffney man. Cherokee County Coroner Dennis Fowler pronounced 32- year-old Chauncey Lamout Wilson of 407 1/2 Oak St., Gaffney, dead at the scene of the shooting. More...

Foundation set up in Prevatte's name will provide scholarships

Former Gaffney High football coach Bob Prevatte received a gift he will never forget on his 82nd birthday Saturday evening. More...

Local News

67-year-old charged with trafficking crack cocaine

Cherokee County Metro Narcotics Agents have seized approximately 23 grams of crack cocaine from the home of a 67-year-old Gaffney man, a report at the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office states. More...

Local student named to honor society

ROCK HILL - Jennifer Jolly, daughter of Steve and Debbie Jolly of Gaffney, was among 40 students selected for membership in the Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society at Winthrop University. More...

Towing fees vary from city to city, but Gaffney's among the highest

If you are looking for the cheapest place to have a traffic accident in the Upstate, Gaffney is not it. More...

Sports

Wildcats get help to make playoffs

The Blacksburg Wildcats baseball team got the help it needed to qualify for the Class 2A playoffs. The final playoff spot was based on run differential. More...

Saints clinch first

The Limestone men's lacrosse team clinched the conference's regular-season title on Saturday - but it wasn't easy. Trailing 7-5 at halftime, the visiting Saints outscored Pfeiffer by four goals in the second half to post a 13-11 victory. More...

Lady Saints fall to Gannon

Lauryn Wise scored four goals but it wasn't enough to overcome No. 5 ranked Gannon on Saturday. Seven players scored goals and goalkeeper Acacia Cook had five saves to lead Gannon to a 10-8 win over the No. 7-ranked Lady Saints. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

ROVE LEFT OUT WASHINGTON - The White House is letting it be known on Capitol Hill that top presidential adviser Karl Rove will play no part in President Bush's forthcoming big push to pass a compromise immigration bill. More...

Columns

Political Cartoon

Full Story

It's a cat; what does it look like?

We were held up waiting on them to clear an accident in the road ahead. It didn't look very serious, just one of those car-inthe ditch things. More...

HAVE YOU CONSIDERED...

I'm not the only one who loves my dog

Last month a great story unfolded in the rough terrain of the Blue Ridge Parkway in the North Carolina mountains. It kept many of us glued to our radios and TVs for days. 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?