August 24, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Winnie Davis project gains steam

Limestone College has raised most of the $4 million needed to start work on renovating the Winnie Davis Hall of History. A capital campaign has brought the college 85 percent of the funds sought for the project, Limestone College President Dr. More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

School has responsibility to protect its students

Dear Annie: I am a 13-year-old girl, entering a new school in the fall. I've heard that some girls in my new school are going to beat me up because I'm friends with someone they hate. I am frightened because I don't know my way around. More...

Million - Crites vows said Aug. 18 at Circle F Farm

Ashley Brooke Million and Jeffery Lynn Crites, both of Greenville, were married on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2007, at Circle F Farm in Gaffney. The Rev. Jimmy Powell officiated the 2 p.m. double ring ceremony that was followed by a reception. More...

Study reveals many U.S. kids have undiagnosed high blood pressure

More than one million are at risk for developing organ damage in future

CHICAGO (AP) - More than one million U.S. youngsters have undiagnosed high blood pressure, leaving them at risk for developing organ damage down the road, a study suggests. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Candy Walker Earls

Convenience store cashier

BLACKSBURG - Candy Danielle Walker Earls, 32, of 111 Tear Drop Lane, died Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2007, in Gaffney. Born in Kings Mountain, N.C., he was the daughter of John R. Walker Jr. More...

Marguerite P. Blackwell

Homemaker UNION - Marguerite Pridmore Blackwell, 95, of 1817 Jonesville Hwy., went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2007, at Ellen Sager Nursing Home in Union. More...

Judy Richardson

Last employed by Holiday Inn of Gaffney

Judy Marie Richardson, 51, of 409 E. Junior High Road, Apt. 96, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2007, at 1:15 a.m. in Mary Black Memorial Hospital, Spartanburg. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

Fear over the Fed

WASHINGTON - The unexpected, widely praised cut in the discount rate last Friday only momentarily removed pressure from the Federal Reserve. More...

State News

Father kills son-in-law after visitation

LAKE CITY, S.C. (AP) - A 61-year-old man shot and killed his son-in-law after he was told to leave his daughter's home following her funeral home visitation, authorities said. More...

Man charged with assaulting chief has long rap sheet

Gaffney Police Chief John O'Donald returned to work Thursday after he dislocated his elbow while helping officers arrest a local man who had just been released from prison. More...

It's father against son in gridiron battle

David Reams was a proud parent Thursday evening when the Gaffney High ninth grade team beat Chesnee, 32- 16, in a junior varsity football game. More...

Local News

Remember your pets if a disaster strikes

When disaster strikes, on a lot of occasions the selfish urge of humans to survive can rear its ugly head, making most, if not all, other things irrelevant. More...

Site preparation permit for new strip mall tops list for July

The site preparation work for the new Gaffney Plaza won't come cheap. Atlanta-based developer Pellerin & Salomon paid a whopping $683,333 for a grading permit, according to the monthly homebuilders report. More...

Indians will be on the air with Fabian and the gang

Gaffney Indian Football returns to the airwaves this Friday night, but just a little farther down the FM dial. Gaffney football games will be aired on 103.3 FM this football season. More...

Sports

Blacksburg faces mystery team in South Stanly

The South Stanly football team remains a big mystery today when Robbie Blanton takes the Blacksburg Wildcats outside of Charlotte for their season opener. More...

Montgomery: "Gaffney can name the score."

Forget the Lou Holtz-like coachspeak. Former Gaffney High football coach Joe Montgomery insists his Rock Hill Bearcats are the decided underdog at the Reservation today. "Gaffney does a great job," Montgomery said. "They are big and physical. More...

PLAYER PROFILE

Woods, talking the talk

Johnny Woods, being Johnny Woods, just keeps yapping. One second, he's encouraging a teammate. The next minute, he's motivating himself by shouting "let's go!" The playful chatter is part of his makeup as a competitor. More...

Columns

The CIA, al-Qaida and Real ID

We don't want to be writing reports in 2008 or 2009 about what we could have done in August 2007 to avoid another terrorist attack, do we? Let the Central Intelligence Agency summary of its failings before the Sept. More...

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THEIR VIEWS

Past problems should have taught Legislature a lesson The $81 million shortfall in anticipated state revenue underscores the need to follow Gov. Mark Sanford's frugal approach to state government. More...

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