April 27, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Gen. Patton's bodyguard will appear at local veterans event

Gen. George Patton's personal bodyguard Ron Sluder and Revolutionary War historian Dr. George Fields will appear Saturday during Veterans Appreciation Day ceremonies in Gaffney. More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Husband's brother undermining marriage

Dear Annie: We live next door to my husband's brother, "Kevin." Kevin feels free to borrow anything of ours, and nothing is off limits. He never asks permission and rarely brings things back unless we demand it. More...

Storyteller, musician guest at Music Sandwiched-In

Bobbie Pell will be at local library on May 2

Writer , storyteller and musician Bobbie Pell of Marshall, N.C., will be special guest Wednesday, May 2, at the Cherokee County Public Library's Music Sandwiched-In program from 12:15-1 p.m. More...

Johnstons are retiring from Salvation Army after 40 years of service

Drop-in party here May 1 will honor pair and Army donors

After 40 years of service, Majors David and Patricia Johnston are retiring from the Salvation Army. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Dick McCullough

Retired from Broad River Electric Co-Op

William T. (Pa Dick) McCullough, 86, of 169 Mesopotamia Road, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 24, 2007, at Spartanburg Regional Hospice House. More...

William Bird Love Sr.

Owner of Love's Jewelers and Appliance in Columbia

COLUMBIA - Funeral service for William Bird Love Sr., 83, will be held today at 2 p.m. at Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel, with burial in Crescent Hill Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 1- 2 p.m. More...

Tony Morris

Employed by UPS

COWPENS - Anthony Harley (Tony) Morris, 40, of 314 Community Road, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 25, 2007, in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. Born in Spartanburg, he was the son of Harley H. Morris Jr. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

Bush fully prepared to spend the rest of his term at war with Dems

WASHINGTON - A report as routine as what was put out by the Identity Theft Task Force Monday normally is released without a White House statement, but this time the announcement came from George W. Bush himself. He praised Atty. Gen. More...

Columns

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What 'Millennials' think

They like Rudy and Barack. They worry most about Iraq, and over half think the country's on the wrong track. They are liberal, but not always. We speak of 18- to 24-year-olds, a group that's worn many labels. More...

ALL FIRED UP ABOUT THEIR WORK

Gaffney, Corinth and Cherokee Creek firefighters practice their skills as they burn a vacant home at 300 Lockhart Lane in Gaffney recently. More...

Man beaten in parking lot collapses inside store

A 22-year-old man fell unconscious inside a local business after he was beaten in the parking lot of Cherokee Outfitters at 2326 Union Highway, Gaffney, on Thursday. More...

IN SANNY'S HONOR

Gaffney city officials, Board of Public Works Commissioner Grady Randolph and family and friends of the city's late public works director Sanny Wolfe were on hand during the utility's Arbor Day project. More...

Local News

Blacksburg man jailed for threatening to kill his wife

A Blacksburg man was jailed after he threatened to kill his wife and fired numerous shots inside their home Tuesday afternoon, a report at the Blacksburg Police Department states. More...

JUST RELAX

A Limestone College student gets a massage from Jonathan Eggers while participating in a health fair last week organized by college nurse Sandy Green in Stephenson Dining Hall. More...

13-year-old accuses man of assault

A Cowpens man has been arrested after a 13-year-old girl told authorities he sexually assaulted her since she was 8 years old, a report at the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office states. More...

Sports

Rice ready for the NFL

Sidney Rice is ready for the NFLdraft. In fact, it can't come soon enough for the Gaffney High standout and University of South Carolina star wide receiver. More...

Gaffney comes up short in playoffs

A lack of clutch hitting came at a bad time for the Gaffney Lady Indians on Wednesday. More...

Batesburg-Leesville brings halt to 'Cats year

Austin Fulmer and James Rawls made sure Batesburg-Leesville captured the district tournament championship on Wednesday. More...

Letters

'Mike, you just have large lymph nodes'

Dear Editor: During my speech at Monday night's cancer survivor's dinner I indicated that I was awaiting results from my doctor at Duke University regarding my most recent biopsy. More...

Please don't give up on your pets

Dear Editor: I'm writing in concern for the animals and the people of this county. More...

Thanks for the prayers, love, food and clothing

To the people of Cherokee County: We at PeachCenter Ministries would like to thank you for all the prayers, love and donations of money, food and clothing. More...

National News

Contaminated hogs believed to be in human food supply

WASHINGTON (AP) - Several hundred of the 6,000 hogs that may have eaten contaminated pet food are believed to have entered the food supply for humans, the government said Thursday. The potential risk to human health was said to be very low. More...

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