October 8, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

41 members of GHS Class of '42 expected at reunion

A lifetime ago, Annette Hatcher Roper joined many of her Gaffney High classmates in serving their country in World War II. Roper will join members of her 1942 graduating class for their 65th high school reunion Saturday at Ryan's Steakhouse. More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Once vibrant teen has been a recluse

Dear Annie: My youngest daughter, "Eve," is 15 and recently started her sophomore year in high school. Lately, she has not been herself. She used to be a vibrant, social girl who would often spend days hanging out with friends. More...

Full day of festivities and events highlight homecoming at GHS

Homecoming is a time-honored tradition for returning alumni at Gaffney High School. Year after year, homecoming events reflect the memories of the good old days of Gaffney High School. More...

Carter - Davidson couple married

Erin Mackenzie Carter and Matthew Lyles Davidson were united in marriage on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2007, at Omwake-Dearborn Chapel in Salisbury, N.C. The Rev. Stan Riddle and Dr. Roger Aycock performed the 5 p.m. ceremony. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Peggy L. Studyvance

Former employee of Limestone Mills, Kid's Day Care and Bethel Senior Day Care

Peggy Louise Studyvance, 62, of 409 Sarratt St., died Saturday morning, Oct. 6, 2007, in Upstate Carolina Medical Center. Born in Cherokee County, she was a daughter of the late Charlie and Mamie Butler Studyvance. More...

Olga Hughey

Retired from Oxford Ind.

Olga Geraldine Hughey, 79, of 304 Briarcreek Trial, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2007, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center. She was the daughter of the late Gaines W. Dixon and Maggie Fowler Dixon. More...

Barbara Savage

Barbara Savage, 39, of 201 Granite Drive, passed away Sunday, Oct. 7, 2007, at 11:55 a.m. at her home. Daughter of Ralph Savage of Gaffney and the late Wineva Phillips, she was a native of Cherokee County, a member of Mt. More...

Columns

Check engine soon, you moron

Under the heading of "Vague Descriptive Phrases" file this one: "CHECK ENGINE SOON." Chances are you've seen this generic warning on your dashboard a time or two. Does anyone know what it means? More...

Political Cartoon

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HAVE YOU CONSIDERED...

Nebraska state senator sues God

How long does one have to live until they are never surprised at anything they read or hear in the media. I do not know, but I thought I was there until ... Settled into my chair, I was ready to read my newspaper and doubtless enjoy a few dozes. More...

FIREFIGHTER GAMES

Benji Easler gets a chance to see what his father, Dwight (left), and another Grassy Pond firefighter wear on a daily basis during Saturday's Firefighter Games. More...

Tax bite now less painful

County property owners will notice a big change when they get their tax bills. Gone are the school operating taxes that made up two-thirds of previous tax bills. More...

JAMMIN'-

A member of the beach music band "Shaggie Maggie" gets down with the beat during Friday's outdoor concert in front of the Michael Gaffney cabin downtown. More...

Local News

When they build it, who will come?

City in the dark on prospective tenants for strip malls

Although work continues on two new shopping centers, just who will occupy the thousands of square feet of retail space remains a mystery. More...

WHAT'S SO FUNNY?

State Senator Glenn Reese, standing, shares a laugh with Gaffney Mayor Henry Jolly before speaking at a Cherokee County Democratic Party meeting Monday, Oct. 1. More...

County employees to brush up on customer service

"We want to set the standard for better serving the county residents."

County officials want to make sure their employees are on the same page when it comes to dealing with county residents. More...

Sports

Centurions edge 'Cats in offensive shootout

A wild offensive shootout wasn't settled Friday until Broome quarterback Aaron Harris scored on a 38-yard run with 1:59 left to preserve a 41-31 victory. Nothing came easy for Broome in a game where the teams combined for 539 yards passing. More...

Indians knock off York

A season of offensive problems has become one of promise for the Gaffney Indians. The Indians once again mixed the pass and run to rack up more than 300 yards of total offense to down an outmanned York team, 41-14. More...

Assistant coach named new Saints' hoop boss

Limestone College alumnus Brandon Scott has been named head men's basketball coach at the school. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

GEORGE ALLEN COMEBACK George Allen, whose Republican presidential dreams were shattered by his upset defeat for re-election to the Senate in 2006, is considering a comeback by running for governor of Virginia in 2009. More...

State News

United Way of Piedmont to host reception at Broad River Co-Op

The United Way of the Piedmont will make its inclusion of Cherokee County official Monday as the organization hosts a reception and information session at the Broad River Electric Co-Op's conference room in Gaffney. More...

Other News

Skunked

CARROLLTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - Officer James Kellett knows it's his job to serve and protect - even when it comes to nature's stinky black and white creatures. More...

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