September 21, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

County taking plenty of time in selecting assistant administrator

The Cherokee County Finance Committee is taking plenty of time before trimming its list of candidates for the assistant administrator position. More...

Councilman wants C-Funds sharing changed

Cherokee County Council might change the way it divvies up its money to pave state roads. More...

LifeStyles

2005 Blacksburg High School graduate discovers that life is very different in Spain

Adam Kirby spending academic year abroad through USC program

Adam Kirby could be excused if he feels a little culture shock right now. More...

One Leg Up jazz ensemble guests at 'Music Sandwiched-In'Sept. 26

The Cherokee County Public Library in Gaffney will sponsor a Music Sandwiched-In program on Wednesday, Sept. 26, from 12:15-1 p.m. Featured will be One Leg Up from Asheville, N.C. More...

NEW MINISTER OF MUSIC AT MIDWAY

Laura Truluck Martin has been called by Midway Baptist Church to serve as Minister of Music. She comes to Midway from St. John's United Methodist Church in Blacksburg, where she had been Minister of Music and organist since 1989. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Rev. Oscar Edmonds Jr.

Rev. Oscar Sandford Edmonds Jr., 85, a resident of Peachtree Centre, formerly of 100 Fairfield Apartments, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2007, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center. More...

Alberta Shaw

Alberta May Underwood Shaw, 96, a homemaker, formerly of 271 Old Racetrack Road, died Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2007, at Peachtree Centre in Gaffney. More...

Mattie Brown

GREENVILLE - Mattie Hammett Medley Brown, 85, of 304 Rangeview Circle, formerly of Inman, went to join her Lord, Jesus Christ, on Wednesday evening, Sept. 19, 2007, at Greenville Memorial Hospital. A native of Inman, she was the wife of John C. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

Why not Ted Olson?

WASHINGTON - In Washington's conventional wisdom, Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid's opposition killed Theodore B. Olson as President Bush's choice for attorney general. But that is not the whole truth. More...

Man's dying wish: Tickets to University of South Carolina football game

Two tickets to a South Carolina football game would make the year for Blacksburg resident Linda McDaniel. But McDaniel doesn't want the tickets for herself. More...

GHS track bids will be made public Oct. 23

Bids for a Gaffney High track and additional football stadium parking will be opened Oct. 23 at 3 p.m. in the Cherokee County School District Office. More...

HABITAT GETS A HAND

Cherokee Technology Center building trade students pour concrete footings Thursday for the foundation of a new Habitat for Humanity house. The nonprofit Christian organization has started work on four houses that must be completed by Christmas. More...

Local News

Progress being made by Central crime watch group

The Central Historic Crime Watch Group is planning its first meeting of the fall after taking a break for summer. More...

Deer can be hazardous to your car

With the changing of seasons and the subsequent beauty of falling leaves also comes the danger of roaming deer that frequently become traffic hazards. More...

Town hall meeting focuses on education equity

The matter of education and the lack thereof for most minorities was the focus Thursday as a panel tackled the important issue at a town hall meeting hosted by the South Carolina Commission for Minority Affairs (CMA). More...

Sports

WHATEVER IT TAKES

Dewberry will play wherever he's needed to help Indians win

One moment, David Dewberry is making a clutch first-down catch to keep a drive alive for the Gaffney Indians. The next, he is rolling out of the pocket and launching a strike to a wide receiver. More...

GAFFNEY (3-1) at MAULDIN (0-4)

GHS coach doesn't expect a cakewalk

To Mauldin head coach Doug Shaw, Gaffney looks, well, like a 2-time defending state champion. "Gaffney is Gaffney," said Shaw, whose 0-4 Mavericks host the Indians today at 7:30 p.m. "They are big and fast. More...

WOODRUFF (3-1) at BLACKSBURG (0-4)

Wildcats' opponents young but talented

When Woodruff coach Freddie Brown watches game tape of Blacksburg, he sees a team that's improved each week. But Brown hopes his Wolverines can reverse that trend today. More...

Letters

Agrees with election change

Dear Editor:

I am in total agreement with the recently passed and approved school election change. The majority should rule in every vote taken in this country and that includes school board elections. More...

Columns

This blitz has nothing to do with playing football

Blacksburg High linebacker Josh Ramirez doesn't sleep much after football games. There are more important things in life than winning and losing a game. More...

THEIR VIEWS

McConnell rightly worried State Senate President Pro Tempore Glenn McConnell is rightly worried. A new attorney general's opinion has him concerned that next year's elections in this state are legally at risk. ... 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?