September 24, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

FACING THE PAINT

Becky Strain holds her son Spencer, 1, while a Gaffney High Indian football logo is painted on his face. Face painting, games and music highlighted a "Family Fun Day" held at the Peachtree Centre. More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Wife probably knows husband is cheating

Dear Annie: I have known "Celia" for five years and love her like a sister. A few months ago, I found out that Celia's husband is having an affair with a former employee. More...

Renowned pianist to play, speak at Limestone College on Sept. 25

Roman Rudnytsky will give concert at 7:30; lecture at 3:30

Roman Rudnytsky, an internationally renowned pianist, will be at Limestone College on Tuesday, Sept. 25. He will give a concert at 7:30 p.m. in Carroll Recital Hall. More...

One Leg Up jazz ensemble will be at library Sept. 26

One Leg Up will present a Music Sandwiched-In concert Wednesday, Sept. 26, from 12:15-1 p.m. at the Cherokee County Public Library in Gaffney. A free lunch will be provided by The Friends of the Library. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Elizabeth T. Sisk

KINGS MOUNTAIN - Elizabeth Turner Sisk, 80, of 109 Ezra Road, died Saturday, Sept. 22, 2007, at Wendover Hospice. Mrs. Sisk was the widow of Ralph Sisk and was first married to the late Clyde L. James. More...

Annie R. Williams

MIAMI, Fla. - Annie Ruth Williams, 61, wife of Ben Williams Jr. of the home, died Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2007, in Miami. Born Sept. 21, 1946, in Gaffney, she was the daughter of the late Sam Smith and the late Mozell Smith. More...

Angel Sellars

BLACKSBURG - Angel Elizabeth Sellars, infant daughter of Rebecca Upton Sellars and Michael Wayne Sellars of 127 Moss Drive, went to be with Jesus on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2007, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center. More...

Columns

Fangs for the memories

So the missus and I recently took a few days off from work. More...

HAVE YOU CONSIDERED...

How to know if you're a 'real man'

It seemed a perfect day for fishing as our outboard motorboat left the dock at Zihautenajo, Mexico, a small village on the Pacific coast. The sun was shining brightly, no rain was predicted and both the wind and waves were relatively calm. More...

Political Cartoon

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Gamecock fan's wish is granted

Tickets have been secured for a terminally ill Gaffney man to attend his first South Carolina football game. Blacksburg resident Linda McDaniel received numerous phone calls with ticket offers from South Carolina fans over the weekend. More...

Building numbers up slightly

The housing market brightened slightly last month. There were seven new home starts in the county, up from six in August 2006, according to the most recent report issued by the Home Builders Association of Cherokee County. More...

Foundation awards total of $10,550

The Cherokee County Community Foundation recently distributed grants totaling $10,550 to three nonprofit organizations in Cherokee County, including: - $2, More...

Local News

Gaffney mayor presses county to help fund proposed soccer complex

The county needs to make a financial commitment to make the proposed Lake Whelchel soccer complex a reality, Gaffney Mayor Henry Jolly said. More...

I WANT SOME -

Cherokee County children had plenty of activities to choose from Saturday on the Peachtree Centre grounds, whether checking out the refreshment stands or waiting in line for a ride at the "Family Fun Day." More...

SCC announces summer Dean's List

The following students have earned Spartanburg Community College Dean's List honors for the Summer 2007 term: Blacksburg: Moda V. Capers; David E. Ewaldz; Derra D. Fite; Matthew Hale; Nathan B. Patterson; Dedra P. Porter; Jonathan K. Sarratt. More...

Sports

Woodruff roughs up Wildcats

Woodruff took advantage of six Blacksburg turnovers Friday to turn a close game at halftime into a 47-9 rout. Woodruff led 19-9 at halftime on three touchdowns from running back Maurice Gilliam. More...

Indians grind out win

Note to Region II-4A defensive coordinators - the Gaffney Indians have finally found their offensive identity. More...

Gaffney running back becomes team's go-to guy

The Mauldin defense was no match for Gaffney running back Steffen Foster. Foster rushed for a career best 148 yards on 24 carries in the Indians' 35- 21 win over Mauldin on Friday. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

RUDY'S COUP WASHINGTON - Rudy Giuliani scored a hit with conservative activists by getting ahead of his Republican presidential competitors in blasting Sen. Hillary Clinton for not denouncing MoveOn.org's attack on Gen. David Petraeus. More...

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