July 25, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Stores pull recalled items from shelves

Local grocery stores have complied with a recall by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), taking a popular food item off the shelves. Last Thursday a Castleberry's Food Co. More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Woman has reason to be frightened of brother-in-law

Dear Annie: My husband has a brother, "Cory," who is lazy, foul-mouthed, has been arrested several times on illegal weapons charges and is involved with a white supremacist group. More...

Couple married Jan. 13

Anna Martine Lipscomb and Richard Daniel Ellis Jr., both of Gaffney, were married on Jan. 13, 2007, in a 3 p.m. double ring ceremony at Goucher Baptist Church. A reception, given by the bride's parents, followed at Goucher Elementary School. More...

BlacksburgVFW Post and Auxiliary receive awards at convention

BLACKSBURG - Blacksburg VFW Post 4941 received three awards at the Department State Convention in Columbia on June 15-17. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Margaret Mullinax

Homemaker Margaret Ann Upchurch Mullinax, 65, of 832 Darwin Road, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 22, 2007, at North Greenville Long Term Care Center. More...

Samantha Irizarry

Samantha Marie Irizarry, 28, of Gaffney, formerly of Bradenton, Fla., died July 12, 2007. More...

Socorro Torres

Maria Socorro Torres, 56, of 909 E. Frederick St., went home to be with the Lord on Friday, July 20, 2007, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 7 p.m. More...

Columns

Lady Bird's Beauty Treatment

Jackie Kennedy made herself a beautiful woman, but Lady Bird Johnson did her one better. She made a beautiful America - or at least tried. More...

GUEST COLUMNIST

Open for business

Make no mistake about it; the South Carolina General Assembly said to the world, "The Palmetto State is still Open for Business" because of its actions this year during its 23-week session from January to June. More...

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Duke receives demolition permit

Duke Energy has begun demolishing buildings at its proposed Lee Nuclear generation plant site. The energy giant received a demolition permit from the county last month. The demolition work began shortly thereafter. More...

Photo

HE'S A TEDDY BEAR - VFW Post 4941 Commander Clarence E. More...

Local News

Coroner's Office concludes no foul play in elderly man's death

The Cherokee County Coroner's Office has determined there was no foul play leading up to the death of an 83-year-old man who died less than a week after he was found injured and lying on the side of the road. More...

APWA union hopeful election at Gaffney UPS plant will go their way

UPS has one facility where its workers are represented by a union. The UPS freight facility in Gaffney could become the second. More...

Local credit union breaks ground on new facility

Whether one is preparing to build a house or even in the process of starting a business, a certain amount of time and effort must be put in so that a sound foundation- one strong enough to withstand any type of catastrophe, can be established. More...

Sports

Gaffney girls finish second nationally

A local girls AAU basketball team made a name for itself at the 14-and-under national championships in Florida. The Gaffney-based Carolina Cyclones finished second during a week-long, 30-team tournament in Orlando, Fla., last week. More...

Making a statement

Post 109 crushes Lancaster to knot best of five series

After scoring just one run in the series-opening loss on Monday, Post 109 needed a pick me up in the worst way. They got one in the first inning. 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...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

Shame of the Senate

WASHINGTON -- When Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid picked up his ball and went home following his staged all-night session last week, he saved from possible embarrassment one of the least regular members of his Democratic caucus: Sen. More...

State News

S.C. ranks 46th in survey

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina improved slightly in an annual report on the well-being of children but still ranks among the nation's five worst states. More...

Rabies exposure possible at S.C. softball tournament

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Public health officials in North Carolina and three other states are investigating the potential exposure of a rabid kitten to players at a softball tournament in South Carolina, officials said Tuesday. More...

Airports alerted

WASHINGTON (AP) - Airport security officers around the nation have been alerted by federal officials to look out for terrorists practicing to carry explosive components onto aircraft, based on four curious seizures at airports since last September More...

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