June 18, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Applicant list trimmed to four

Gaffney City Council will interview four candidates today for the city's fire chief position which was left vacant when Steve Blanton retired last week. More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Wife's insecurity borders on paranoia

Dear Annie: "Susan" and I have been married for three years, and while we love each other, the end may be near. More...

Chicken Taco Cornbread Wedges takes home grand prize in National Cornbread Cook-Off

Arizona woman's dish is flavorful taco-themed concoction

SOUTH PITTSBURG, Tenn. More...

Study finds depression, anxiety affect outcome of obesity surgery

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Extremely obese people suffering from depression or anxiety tend to lose less weight after obesity surgery than mentally healthy people, researchers reported last week in a study that suggests such patients could benefit from tr More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Dana Maria Mullinax

Registered nurse in Emergency Room at UCMC

Dana Maria Mullinax, 31, of 262 Darwin Road, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, June 15, 2007. Born in Gaffney, she was the daughter of Roger D. Mullinax Sr. and Bonnie Lemmons Mullinax of Gaffney. More...

Daniel Vassey

Registered nurse in Emergency Room at UCMC

S. Daniel Vassey, 32, of 262 Darwin Road went home to be with the Lord on Friday, June 15, 2007. Born in Gaffney, he was the son of Helen Ruppe Vassey of Gaffney and the late Stephen D. Vassey. More...

A.C. Long

Co-founder of Shrimp Boat

A.C. Long, 82, of 133 Lakeside Lane, passed away Thursday, June 14, 2007, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center. Born in Gaffney, he was the son of the late John F. Long and Emily Elizabeth Jolley Long and Lula Jolley Cash. More...

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HAVE YOU CONSIDERED ...

A father's love

Since I am blessed to be a father, grandfather, and great grandfather, I really like Father's Day. Surprised? Of course you are not. It is a day for fathers to be the center of attention. More...

Not on my TV you don't

I have a very profound philosophy regarding watching things happen on TV. I believe that if you change the channel before something occurs, then it didn't really happen. This comes in very handy when watching your favorite sports teams. More...

County mourns deaths of ER nurses

Two people who died in a fiery singlevehicle crash early Friday have been identified. Authorities used dental records to identify the badly burned bodies of Stephen Daniel Vassey, 32, and Dana Maria Mullinax, 31, both of 262 Darwin Road, Gaffney. More...

Bericap will add 75 jobs

Bericap, a German-based maker of plastic closures and dispensers, will become the Upstate Corporate Park's first tenant. More...

Boys and Girls Club welcome Heisman winner for fundraiser

Tickets are now available to hear 1980 Heisman Trophy winner George Rogers speak Aug. 9 at a Steak 'N' Stake fundraiser to support the local Boys and Girls Club. More...

Local News

What are the odds...?

Even though Gaffney is city of a little more than 13,000 residents, two of its natives have figured prominently in a national and international news story. Gaffney native Dr. More...

OPEN WIDE

Many cars were on display Saturday near the front entrance to Deer Track Farms. Habitat for Humanity held a motorcycle ride and car show fundraiser to raise money to build more homes. More...

Public hearing on city's budget set for tonight

City residents get a chance to speak their mind on the city's proposed $10,881,663 proposed budget at 7 p.m. today. Second reading of the budget will follow the public hearing. More...

Sports

Indians claim crown at Clemson tourney

Gaffney football players were in championship form for this weekend's "Showdown at Death Valley" passing league at Clemson University. Gaffney defeated T.L. More...

Gaffney hosts boys of summer

Sports complex site of two Ripken state tournaments

The Cal Ripken baseball league soon will take center stage here. For the second straight year, the Cherokee County Youth Sports Complex will host a Cal Ripken League all star tournament. More...

Edwards snaps 52-race winless streak with Michigan victory

BROOKLYN, Mich. - Carl Edwards won four races in his first full season, finishing an impressive third in the Nextel Cup standings. That quick success made Edwards believe wins would be easy to come by. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

BLOOMBERG'S SOONER ALLY WASHINGTON - When New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg delivered the University of Oklahoma commencement address May 11, he engaged in a long, private discussion about 2008 politics with university president and maverick More...

National News

Weak in the knees? This seminar's for you

Upstate Carolina Medical Center will present a free community seminar - HealthTalk - on gender-specific knee replacements Thursday, June 21, at 6 p.m. in the hospital's cafeteria. 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?