September 12, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

A REAL FAN

Brooke Patterson, 4, shows her support for the Gaffney High Indians during the Union game. Brooke is the daughter of Charlie and Ginger Patterson. Charlie is the GHS offensive coordinator. More...

LifeStyles

Blacksburg's Art Alive Ministries spreads love in West Africa

Donna Humphries was a missionary sleeping in her quarters in Ghana when she awoke in the middle of the night to a West African woman's desperate cries for help. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Issues with stepchildren can wreck a relationship

Dear Annie: I am dating "Scott," a wonderful man. We are both divorced and have children from our previous marriages. Scott's two adolescent children live with him. My only child is on her own. More...

BIRTH

Elijah Jacob and Samuel Josiah Grigg Mr. and Mrs. Bryan Grigg of Kuttawa, Ky., announce the birth of their twin sons, Elijah Jacob and Samuel Josiah, on Aug. 28, 2007. Elijah and Samuel have a four-year-old brother, Luke Isaac. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Lt. Col. Frank M. Gooch

SPARTANBURG - Lt. Col. Frank Marshall Gooch, 87, of Spartanburg, died Sunday, Sept. 9, 2007. More...

Linda J. Bradburn

Linda Jean Bradburn, 61, of 1387 Ellis Ferry Road, died Sunday, Sept. 9, 2007, at her home. A native of Union County, she was a daughter of the late Dollman and Mary Lou Kingsmore Lunsford. More...

Broadus Spencer

Broadus Spencer, 82, of Gaffney, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 200, at his residence. Born in Gaffney, he was the son of the late Columbus Spencer and Julia Ann Sanders Spencer and husband of Kathleen Davis Spencer. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

Like Britney, MTV washed up and a little

If a slightly pudgy Britney Spears stumbling her way through a performance at the MTV Video Music Awards counts as an event than you might want to come see me hit the karaoke bar next weekend. More...

TRIBUTE

Gaffney High JROTC cadets stood in silent formation for a memorial tribute Tuesday morning on the sixth anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks in New York City and Washington. More...

Trustees vote 6-3 to appeal election ruling

New school election changes will be appealed by the Cherokee County School Board. School trustees voted 6-3 Monday evening to send a letter to the U.S. More...

Local News

1 in 4 Cherokeeans can't read this

Cherokee County is known for a lot of things- its rich heritage, the Gaffney High School football team and the Peachoid overlooking Interstate 85. More...

Alzheimer's: 'It is a tough pill to swallow'

At one time, the life of Limestone professor Jane Smith seemed easy as she was able to spend time doing what she loved - teaching and spending time with her family. More...

Two arrested in shooting

Gaffney police arrested two men for shooting Dwight W. Bridges, 53, of 1626 E. Frederick St. last Thursday evening. More...

Sports

The ACC This Week

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The SEC This Week

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Fun missing from Indians

Despite the Indians' win over Union County on Friday, Gaffney head coach Phil Strickland said there are still plenty of questions to answer. The biggest question may be the players' frame of mind. More...

Letters

Wants an indoor pool

Dear Cherokee County Citizens:

I am writing this letter for the senior citizens of Cherokee County that depend on water aerobics to keep them out of wheelchairs and nursing homes. The board of directors of the YMCA has plans to build a new YMCA. More...

Looking for classmates

Dear Editor,

Gaffney High School Class of 1967 needs to locate the following classmates. More...

Columns

Why, that's ridiculous

"There oughtta be a law." That used to be what the people said when they saw something going on that they didn't particularly like. Those 'somethings' could range from elected officials raising taxes to overweight women wearing bikinis. More...

Political Cartoon

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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?