July 23, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

WHAT'S ALL THE FUSS ABOUT?

Wal-Mart customers wait in a long line before midnight Friday to purchase their copies of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows." Some shoppers waited as long as 30 minutes to buy the seventh and final book in the widely popular Harry Potter serie More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Daughter-in-law is minus a few screws

Dear Annie: My husband and I have two grandsons, ages 8 and 6. These boys are precious to us. Our problem is my daughter-in-law. Every so often, she decides to punish us by taking the boys away. More...

Couple exchange vows on May 19

Pamela Parker Miller and Steven Lee Bright were united in marriage on Saturday, May 19, 2007, in Camp-Swofford Chapel at Limestone College. The Rev. Terry Pleasant officiated the 2 p.m. double ring ceremony. More...

A day at the zoo

Claire Cook and Chandler Jones celebrated Independence Day with a trip to Riverbanks Zoo in Columbia with their grandparents, Duck and Yvonne Jones. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Winnie C. Thrift

Former textile employee SPARTANBURG - Winnie Elizabeth Cudd Thrift, 92, formerly of 135 Main St. and a resident of White Oak Estates for the past eight years, died Friday, July 20, 2007, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. More...

Jennie Lou Jones

Worked at Charleston Naval Shipyard during WWII Jennie Lou Vernon Jones, 94, formerly of 820 8th St., died Saturday, July 21, 2007, at Peachtree Centre. Born in Aiken, she was the widow of the Rev. More...

Austin I. Mosley

BLACKSBURG - Austin Isaiah Mosley, 3 weeks old, died Sunday, July 22, 2007, in Upstate Carolina Medical Center. Born in Raleigh, N.C. More...

Quite a coincidence

When Blacksburg Middle student Cynthia Roark sat down in a Kansas City food court, she never thought she would share more in common with her lunch companion than the same town name. More...

Teen accused of painting graffiti

Have you noticed a lot of graffiti around town lately? Vandals have been leaving their mark and the Gaffney Police Department has been receiving multiple reports of the vandalism. More...

Local News

Boy's fascination with Lady Liberty leads to summer vacation

The Statue of Liberty is more than a national landmark for 7-year-old Brady Wilkerson. His interest in learning more facts about the statue led Brady to learn how to read before he started the first grade. More...

Man stabbed while working in convenience store

The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office is investigating the early morning stabbing of a Blacksburg man. Subu Sri, 58, was stabbed in his upper abdomen by an unknown male suspect at 3 a.m. More...

Woman's injuries lead to arrest

A Blacksburg man was arrested after he allegedly cut a woman several times on her stomach, a report at the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office states. More...

Sports

Former Saints'ace to play in Holland

Limestone College graduate Tyler Anderson will play international baseball in Holland this summer before pursuing a professional baseball career. More...

BRIEFS

Booster Club seeks new members The deadline for renewals of Gaffney High Football Booster Club memberships has expired. A limited number of applications is being accepted for new memberships. More...

Survive and advance

Post 109 captures first-round series; will meet Lancaster

Jordan Propst earned himself a special place in Post 109 history. More...

Columns

Making good things better

Let us pause now to reflect on the sacrifices and all the hard work of the many brilliant individuals who have devoted much of their time and effort and personal spending money into coming up with the modern conveniences and gizmos to which we owe More...

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HAVE YOU CONSIDERED ...

Ten Commandments for talkaholics

People are different. Some people hardly ever talk, some talk moderately and others talk all the time. Those who talk a lot are often called "motor mouths." I prefer "talkaholics." They appear to be numerous. 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?