June 11, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

History Club plans to leave its mark in downtown Blacksburg

The Blacksburg High History Club and art students hope to leave their own legacy this fall. Students have received permission from Kirby's Florist owner George Kirby to paint a historic mural on a side wall of the business. More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Hubby exhibits signs of being cross-dresser

Dear Annie: I've been married over 30 years to "Ted." He makes a very good salary, we own our house, and there is money in the bank. I've never been unfaithful, but I'm not sure I can say the same for my better half. More...

Newcomers and veterans compose cast of GLT's 'The Miracle Worker'

Prize-winning play is set for four-day run June 14-17

Ali Henderson and Meri Beth Brown Howard take on the lead roles in Gaffney Little Theatre's production of William Gibson's prize-winning play, The Miracle Worker. More...

Miss Brown will make debut June 16 in Shelby

SHELBY - Courtney Lesesne Brown, daughter of Paul Inman and Penny Humphries Brown of Mooresboro, is among the 55 young women who will be presented to society in the Junior Charity League of Shelby's 61st annual debutante ball on Saturday, June 16, More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Marie Hammett

Retired from Minette Mills

Marie Hammett, 93, a resident of Brookview Healthcare Center, formerly of 110 Lipscomb St., went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, June 7, 2007, at Brookview Healthcare Center. More...

Larry Mickles

Cherokee County native

Larry Mickles, 56, of 819 Ninth St., passed away Wednesday, June 6, 2007, in Upstate Carolina Medical Center. A native of Cherokee County, he was the son of Havanna Mickles of Saginaw, Mich. He was a member of Mt. More...

James T. Campbell

Motor grader operator

MOORESBORO, N.C. - James T. Campbell, 75, of 198 Buckshot Scooter Lane, died Saturday, June 9, 2007, at his home. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

MCCAIN WITHOUT MONEY WASHINGTON - George W. Bush's 2004 campaign fund-raisers and contributors are being bombarded with appeals for money by Sen. John McCain's heavy-spending, money-short 2008 campaign. More...

Shopping center plans ready to be presented

A Georgia commercial real estate developer will ask the City of Gaffney Planning Commission on Tuesday to approve a subdivision request to build a shopping center on the former Sarratt property adjacent to the Wal-Mart Supercenter. More...

COOKING FOR THE MASSES

Jeremy Adkins bastes a rack of ribs Saturday for Willy T's Dixie Smokers barbecue team of Gaffney. Willy T's was one of eight teams that sold barbecue during the 2-day Blue Ridge BBQ Festival in Tryon, N.C. More...

Festival gets big chunk of A-taxes

Several financially strapped local organizations soon will be getting a financial boost. More...

Local News

QUACK SNACK

Hattie Jolly, who is about to turn 1 year old, feeds her ducks Quackie Dee and Gussie in front of her home at 401 E. Rutledge Ave. in Gaffney on Friday. Hattie's uncle gave her two yellow ducklings for Easter. More...

Pig Bowl funds recipient cancer-free

Limestone College Senior Delmar Patterson (right) had great news to share when he met with Gaffney Police Officer Brian Blanton on Friday. More...

Intentional fire being investigated

The Gaffney Police Department is investigating an intentional fire at a home at 105 Cedar Street. According to the incident report, someone entered the home of 22-year-old Christopher Varnadore and set fire to a computer. More...

Sports

Blacksburg appears headed for Class A

Although nothing has been finalized, it appears the Blacksburg Wildcats' stay in Class 2A will be a brief one. The Wildcats will likely compete in Class A when the South Carolina High School League completes its latest realignment this summer. More...

Wildcats can't find the hoop

If the weekend's performance by the Blacksburg Wildcats is any indication, it's a good thing the beginning of the high school basketball season is still months away. More...

Gaffney's Jones puts on 'Master'ful show

One of the first things Eric Jones did after winning the Master's class at the 2007 South Carolina Bodybuilding Championships in Columbia was stop at Waffle House for a sandwich. More...

Letters

Good Samaritans at Bose store came to the rescue

Dear Editor: I wanted to write a note to thank some good Samaritans who I came across a few weeks ago. On Sunday, May 20, I stopped by Prime Outlets - Gaffney with my three children - Matthew, 6, Andrew, 4, and Addison, 4, to do some shopping. More...

Columns

HAVE YOU CONSIDERED ...

WD-40 always reminds me of my mother

It is the day after Mother's Day as I write this. Yes, I know Mother's Day was last month, but it was such a blessing I want to share it with you. More...

That crescent wrench tie is still in the closet

Allow me to offer some advice about shopping for a Father's Day gift. And here it is - your dad doesn't need another necktie, he doesn't need another pair of socks and he doesn't need nor want anymore handkerchiefs. 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?