June 15, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Timberland, Limited Too newest tenants at 'yellow mall'

A global leader in premium footwear, apparel and accessories for consumers who value the outdoors and a company known for its apparel for active 'tween girls will open stores at Prime Outlets - Gaffney, according to a news release issued Thursday. More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Daughter trying to prove she comes first

Dear Annie: My husband of eight years has a 20-year-old daughter by another marriage. "Joy" goes to school and works part time. The problem is, he is obsessed with having her around. More...

Mathis - Sossamon vows said March 10

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

New Talent Night July 17

The Blacksburg Rotary Club will once again sponsor the S.C. Peach Festival's New Talent Night. The show is set for Tuesday, July 17, at 7:30 p.m. in Fullerton Auditorium. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Thomas Davis III

Thomas Allen ("T.C.") Davis III, 54, of 1616 Johnson St., High Point, N.C., died Wednesday in Wesley Long Community Hospital, Greensboro, N.C. Husband of Ruby M. More...

W. C. Davis

Retired manager of Kentucky Fried Chicken

Wilburn "W.C." Carvis Davis, 76, a resident of Brookview HealthCare Center, formerly of First Street in Gaffney, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, June 12, 2007, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center. More...

Vivian H. Stanley

North Carolina native

Vivian Harkey Stanley, 93, of 223 Tiffany Park, died Thursday, June 14, 2007, in Upstate Carolina Medical Center. More...

Columns

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This one's for you dad

"Hear, ye children, the instruction of a father, and attend to know understanding. For I give you good doctrine, forsake ye not my law. For I was my father's son, tender and only beloved in the sight of my mother. More...

2 people killed in fiery crash; bodies burned too badly to ID

Two people were killed after their car overturned and caught fire just before 4 a.m. today. Cherokee County Coroner Dennis Fowler said both occupants were pronounced dead at the scene. More...

Low bid on next phase of school projects nearly $1.4 million under budget

Local contractor Sossamon Construction was the apparent winner of a contract to build a new Limestone Learning Center and 6- classroom Goucher Elementary addition when bids were opened Thursday. The company submitted a total bid of $5,616,000. More...

DROUGHT? WHAT DROUGHT?

It might be difficult to convince Cherokee County residents that drought conditions exist. Afternoon thunderstorms this week have dumped varying degrees of rain (right) and even some marble-sized hailstones (bottom) on the area. More...

Local News

Gaffney man sentenced for drug trafficking

A Gaffney man whom police have said was part of a local family drug ring was sentenced to 11 1/2 years Thursday after pleading guilty to trafficking drugs. More...

Man arrested for forcing himself on wife

A man has been arrested after he allegedly attempted to force himself on his wife on Tuesday, a report at the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office states. More...

Dancing not OK

BEAUFORT, S.C. (AP) - Beaufort High School students are having to do a fast two-step away from a rule that allowed students to take dance instead of physical education. More...

Sports

Indians set bar high at Clemson tourney

As far as Gaffney coach Phil Strickland is concerned, the defense benefits more than the offense at the passing leagues. The Indians open their passing league schedule this weekend at Clemson. More...

Post 109 rallies to beat Hillcrest

Post 109 had to work overtime Wednesday to beat Hillcrest. More...

Gaffney's Caldwell first to make all-star game

Gaffney's Kristi Caldwell will make history Saturday as the first Gaffney High soccer player to participate in the North-South all-star game. The all-star contest matches the top 16 players from the North against their counterparts from the South. More...

Letters

Literacy Association extends thanks for golf tourney support

Dear Cody: Please allow us to use your newspaper to let the community know of the tremendous support we had for the Cherokee County Literacy Association Golf Tournament. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

Dorgan's poison pill

WASHINGTON - Democrat Byron Dorgan, who seldom has tasted legislative success during 15 years in the Senate, scored a dubious victory last week. More...

Special Sections

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?