July 11, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

2007 PEACH FESTIVAL

FRIDAY, JULY 13 Noon Golf Tournament Cherokee National Golf & Recreation Club SATURDAY, JULY 14 10 a.m. Parade Downtown Gaffney 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

It's parents job to supervise their kids

Dear Annie: My husband's cousin, "Monica," is a very dear friend, but lately I've left family gatherings with knots in my stomach. More...

Couple married in May 5 ceremony

Jacqueline Hicks and James Donell Smith were united in marriage on Saturday, May 5, 2007, at Restoration Church of Gaffney. The Rev. Larry J. Brooks, pastor of Youngs Grove Baptist Church, Blacksburg, officiated the 5:30 p.m. double ring ceremony. More...

McAbee - Roth

ENGAGEMENTS

BOSTIC, N.C. - Kenny and Judy M. Hardin and Earl and Shirley McAbee announce the engagement of their daughter and granddaughter, Ashley Sloane McAbee, of Spartanburg, to Micheal Roth, also of Spartanburg. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

J.W. Wilson

Services for J.W. Wilson, 79, of 223 Tiffany Park, formerly of 307 Peachtree St., will be held Thursday at 3 p.m. at Mt. Sinai Missionary Baptist Church, conducted by the Revs. C.A. Wallace, Dewey Whittenburg, Michael L. More...

Dollie Jefferies-Stewart

Homemaker

GREENVILLE - Dolly Mary Lucille Jefferies-Stewart, 71, of Lyman Drive, died at her home on Tuesday, July 10, 2007. A native of Gaffney, she was the wife of Fincher Stewart Jr. and daughter of Ara G. More...

Frances M. Knight

Services for Frances Ellen Roseboro Mayberry Knight, 77, of 300 Ozell Ave., will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. at Ebenezer Baptist Church, conducted by the Revs. Freddie Davidson, Michael Boozer, Hattie Roseboro and Dr. Eula Miller Jr. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

An Iraq 'scouting trip'

WASHINGTON - National Security Adviser Stephen J. Hadley visited Capitol Hill just before Congress adjourned June 29 for the Fourth of July. More...

Rice named grand marshal of SC Peach Festival parade

Sidney Rice and his mother will be grand marshals of the S.C. Peach Festival Parade at 10 a.m. Saturday. More...

Teen back in hospital

An 18-year-old Gaffney man who suffered 2nd- and 3rd-degree burns after being struck with fireworks discharged from a Roman candle last week was rushed back to the Augusta burn center Tuesday. Michael Eugene Oglesby II of 604 Hetty Hill St. More...

200-plus show up to help frantic family find woman who wandered from home

A Blacksburg community showed solidarity a week ago when more than 200 people helped search for an elderly woman who suffers from dementia and had wandered away from her home. More...

Local News

Students at three county schools heading back to class

Students in three county schools return to work Thursday when classes in the district's year-round schools resume. Alma, Mary Bramlett and Luther Vaughan elementary schools will start classes at 8 a.m. More...

City changes travel policy

The chairman of the Gaffney City Council Finance Committee used to have the authority to approve travel expenses of the mayor and city council members. But not anymore. More...

READER OF THEWEEK

Name - Raynard Dukes Occupation - CNC operator Residence - Gaffney Family - Sherry, Terence and Tiffany Favorite restaurant - Outback Steakhouse Favorite Pastime - Lifting weights at the YMCA What do you like about More...

Sports

Indians make strides at passing league

Gaffney High football coach Phil Strickland has seen some positive signs from his team in its passing league performances. "Most of them have been against ourselves outside of Clemson, but I've been very pleased with what we've done. More...

Gaffney athletes up to challenge

What high school produces the best athletes? The NIKE/SPARQ team challenge is trying to settle that question. More...

Gaffney Red all stars blast Westside, 10-4

The Gaffney Red team had an easy time with Westside in round one of pool play at the Cal Ripken League all-star state tournament for 9 and 10 year olds on Tuesday. More...

Letters

Family grateful to all who helped search for woman

Dear Editor:

On Wednesday, July 4, our mother, who suffers from dementia, wandered away from her home. My sister came to visit her around 5 p.m. and found the door locked and her pocketbook sitting in a chair next to the door but no sign of our mom. More...

Columns

Our adventures in Italy - Part I

The advertising slogan, "What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas" might be true. I wouldn't know. I've never been to Las Vegas. I can say without a doubt that what happens in Italy, DOES NOT stay in Italy. More...

THEIR VIEW

A big accomplishment

One of the Legislature's biggest accomplishments this year was comprehensive reform of the workers' compensation system. 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?