September 3, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

State agency OKs airport

Local leaders have received the approval they need to move forward with the airport project. More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

He's only looking for way out of marriage

Dear Annie: I've been married over 25 years and have three terrific children. Three years ago, my wife found out she has cancer. More...

Miss Reynolds, Mr. Parrish wed in North Myrtle Beach

Jennifer Rebecca Reynolds and William Bradford Parrish, both of Boiling Springs, were married Sunday, Aug. 5, 2007, at 7 p.m. at North Myrtle Beach. The Rev. More...

ENGAGEMENTS

Way - Keys Katherine Way and Brandon Keys, both of Spartanburg, will be married on September 29 in Lexington. Miss Way is the daughter of Kerry and Rhonda Way of Columbia. She is employed by Arthur State Bank in online banking support. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Geneva Campbell

Retired from Timken Hester Geneva Garland Campbell, 73, of 325 Sycamore, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Sept. 1, 2007, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center. More...

E-moree Aniyae Smith

E-moree Aniyae Smith, infant daughter of Dora Rice of 408 Colonial Ave. and Freddie Smith Jr. of Gaffney, died Thursday, Aug. 30, 2007, in Upstate Carolina Medical Center. More...

Hazel C. Hughes

Retired from Beaumont Mills COWPENS - Hazel C. Hughes, 96, formerly of 5300 S. Main St., and later of Peachtree Centre, 1434 N. Limestone St., Gaffney, died Sunday, Sept. 2, 2007, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. Born Dec. More...

Election change clears hurdle

The U.S. Department of Justice has given its approval for Cherokee County School Board election changes to become law. State lawmakers approved a law in June to move the school board elections from November to the second week in August. More...

Boy, 5, run over by tractor

A 5-year-old boy was run over by a tractor in the Macedonia community Sunday afternoon and airlifted to a Greenville hospital, officials said. The boy was struck by a John Deere tractor at 5:50 p.m. More...

'The Glass Menagerie' launches Limestone College theatre season

The vision of renowned playwright Tennessee Williams will be brought to life this weekend as the Limestone College Theatre Department presents his first successful play, "The Glass Menagerie." The cast, which is made up entirely of Limestone Colle More...

Local News

Southern Loom Reed Co. sold

After almost 80 years of business in Gaffney, local company purchased by GTP Greenville

The assets of Southern Loom Reed Co. of Gaffney have been purchased by GTP Greenville, a textile weaving machine accessory manufacturer. Details of the acquisition were not disclosed. More...

Photo

GIMME FIVE - The Blacksburg Wildcat mascot and cheerleaders attempted to keep spirits high in the stands Friday in the second half of a 42-0 loss to Buford in Lancaster County. More...

Depositions begin in suit filed against district by ex-employee

Attorneys have started depositions in a wrongful termination lawsuit filed by former maintenance worker Fred Knowles against the school district. Knowles had a deposition with school district attorney Andrea White on Aug. 30. More...

Sports

Surprise, surprise!

Greenville snaps Gaffney's 23-game winning streak

Greenville didn't need a secret weapon to snap Gaffney's 23-win streak. It had Chris Hall and a dominating defense. More...

Buford hammers Wildcats

Buford running back Greg Witherspoon didn't need his shoes to make big plays Friday in a 42-0 victory over Blacksburg. More...

Gaffney's Irvin part of biggest college football upset ever

Thousands of fans greeted Brett Irvin and his Appalachian State teammates late Saturday evening when their bus pulled into the school following a stunning victory over No. 5 ranked Michigan. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

WORRYING ABOUT HILLARY WASHINGTON - Many of the Democratic congressmen who ousted Republicans in marginal House districts last year privately express concern about the impact on their re-election prospects if Hillary Clinton is nominated for pre More...

Columns

THEIR VIEWS

DNR, DOT should make nice over I-73 project No one eager to see the South Carolina Department of Transportation get going on the construction of Interstate 73 disputes that there must be compensation for any environmental damage entailed in the More...

So you wanna get married

There's this young fellow I know who's planning to get married soon. The pending nuptials came up the other day during a routine conversation and he asked me what I thought about him getting married. Well, I'm no Abigail Van Buren. More...

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