April 20, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

The fun starts bright and early Saturday

The popular group iCande will be part of the musical lineup Saturday at the Iron City Festival. iCande is known for its "So Po" sound, otherwise known as Southern Pop with an edge. The group of four girls includes Blacksburg's Alex Martin. More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Warring pair should consider the options

Dear Annie: Several weeks ago, my husband and I found out we are pregnant with our third baby (kind of an "oops" baby). More...

Mathis - Sossamon vows said March 10

Kristin Marie Mathis and David Voris Sossamon were married on Saturday, March 10, 2007, at Limestone Presbyterian Church. The Rev. Sidney Norton officiated the 5 p.m. double ring ceremony. More...

ENGAGEMENTS

Jones - Littlejohn

Detric Michelle Jones and Marvin Dewayne Littlejohn will be married on Saturday, May 12, at Concord Baptist Church. Miss Jones is the daughter of the Rev. John H. Williams and Joyce Jones of Gaffney. Her grandmother is the late Dorotha Jones. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

The Republican Senate leadership would like DeMint to go away

WASHINGTON - The Senate's Democratic leaders have a political problem with earmarks. More...

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FROMA HARROP

The right to bear arms and be crazy

This is about mass murder and the U.S. Constitution. More...

Some high-dollar dos

With the news of the horrific shootings at Virginia Tech dominating the media, a story about Democratic Presidential hopeful John Edwards' haircuts may not have caught your attention. More...

It really is a small world after all ...

... just ask 'Bud'Humphries

Hand-carved miniature tractors and chuckwagons are in many nooks and crannies in the home of Herman "Bud" Humphries. A workshop behind the house is filled with a collection of fishing lures, wheelbarrows, boats and other assorted items. More...

120 new jobs since fall of 2005

Business booming for maker of school bus window units

North America's largest producer of school bus windows has dramatically increased its workforce since opening an assembly plant in Gaffney. More...

Local News

IF I HAD A HAMMER...

Volunteers from the Standing Rock Solid Youth Ministers Association repair a roof on Anthony Street on Thursday morning as a community service project. More...

Committee to review budget requests

Gaffney Administrator James Taylor said he has begun reviewing budget requests submitted by supervisors. City council's finance committee will review the requests at an April 25 workshop. More...

Councilman opposed to raising taxes

Cherokee County Councilman Bailey Humphries said he's opposed to raising taxes to balance a projected shortfall in the proposed budget. More...

Sports

Gaffney's Brown captures top honors - again

This is becoming a habit for Gaffney's Lauren Brown. For the second straight year, Presbyterian College senior Lauren Brown has been named the South Atlantic Conference Women's Tennis Player of the Year. More...

Gaffney takes playoff opener

Julie Sarratt saved the Gaffney High softball team with her arm and her bat on Thursday. More...

Gaffney golfer leads PC to conference crown

The Presbyterian College golf team captured its second Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Men's Golf Tournament in three years on Tuesday - and former Gaffney High standout Ben Karns was a big reason why. 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?