June 25, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

HATE CRIME?

Then attend this meeting

A neighborhood crime watch group will meet today at 6:30 p.m. in the Cherokee County History Museum building on College Drive. Area residents are invited to attend the meeting to discuss ways to prevent crime. More...

Stadium bids to be opened July 26

Bids for the Gaffney High football stadium project will be opened July 26 at 3 p.m. at the Cherokee County School District office. More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Wife needs help solving this mess

Dear Annie: My worst nightmare came true a few weeks ago. I found out my husband of 14 years has been having an affair. More...

Blossom end rot a familiar sight to local tomato growers

Condition results from lack of calcium in fruit

That rotten spot on the bottom side of tomatoes is all too familiar to home vegetable growers. The same problem can be seen on melons, squash and cucumbers, but is most often seen on tomatoes. More...

10 symptoms not to ignore

Some reasons to seek immediate medical attention aren't obvious

ROCHESTER, Minn. - Chest pains, abdominal pain and unexplained bleeding are good reasons to seek immediate medical care. Other reasons to seek immediate medical care are less well known. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Jennifer Upchurch

Employed by Newark

BLACKSBURG - Jennifer Bryant Upchurch, 37, of 1463 Blacksburg Hwy., went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 23, 2007, at her home. More...

Lois R. McCullough

Lois Royce McCullough, 90, of Peachtree Centre, 1434 N. Limestone St., died Sunday, June 24, 2007, at Peachtree Centre. More...

Peggy Reynolds

Retired school teacher

Peggy Jean Reynolds, 66, of 3634 Union Hwy., went home to be with the Lord on Friday, June 22, 2007, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. Born in Gaffney, she was the daughter of Mary Bratton Reynolds and the late Floyd Reynolds. More...

Columns

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Snap! Snap! Snap! Snap!

The other day I was driving to work and noticed Linda Schaub and Katie Baines on Katie's front porch and it looked like they were up to something. More...

THEIR VIEWS

There is no way we can repay them There will be a time for answers to the questions about the cause of the most heartrending tragedy in the city of Charleston's long firefighting history. More...

Gaffney native earns right to join elite Navy guard unit

Being the best is what every person strives to be, reaching the peak of their potential and taking full advantage of their God-given abilities. For many of these particular things, the best starting point for success is college. More...

CARE FOR A REFRESHING BEVERAGE?

Jasmine Wright was doing a brisk business last week at the lemonade stand in front of her house on North Gate Road in Gaffney. A little refreshment was the order of the day as temperatures hovered in the mid-90s with not a breeze to be felt. More...

Six new home starts in May

The housing market dropped significantly here in May. There were six new home starts in the county, down from 21 in May 2006, according to the Home Builders Association of Cherokee County. More...

Local News

Church puts a new twist on vacation Bible school

The last bell of the school year usually signals the beginning of Vacation Bible School for many children, with daily lessons about the book's many characters and their examples of how we are to live our lives. More...

Two out-of-state men face drug charges here

Two men from Colorado and Iowa were charged with crack cocaine possession last week when Metro Narcotics Unit agents executed a search warrant at a Gaffney hotel. James Stone Robben, 43, of Denver, Colo., was arrested at 10:15 a.m. More...

Crime watch meeting

A neighborhood crime watch group will meet today at 6:30 p.m. in the Cherokee County History Museum building on College Drive. Area residents are invited to attend the meeting to discuss ways to prevent crime. More...

Sports

State's best head to sports complex

Some of the top 11 and-12-year-old baseball players in the state will be traveling to Gaffney this week. More...

Post 109 hammers Hillcrest

Maybe Post 109 won't miss ace Justin Sarratt so much after all. Jordan Propst turned in another solid performance, striking out five and allowing just eight hits as visiting Post 109 beat Hillcrest, 13-3, on Saturday for its third straight win. More...

Karns rallies to claim county amateur golf championship

2007 CHEROKEE COUNTY AMATEUR RESULTS

Championship "A" Championship "B" 1st Flight 2nd Flight 3rd Flight Senior 55-64 Super Senior 65 & up Closest to Pin More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

RUDY OUT OF IOWA? WASHINGTON - The acceptance of former Rep. More...

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