November 12, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Students from Northwest Elementary, Michigan solve the 'Math Curse'

Northwest Elementary third grade students in Ashley Millwood's class conquered their own math curse Friday with help from new friends in Michigan. More...

LifeStyles

Miss Dickson, Mr. Ramsey wed Oct. 6

Courtney Lea Dickson and Boss Martin Ramsey exchanged marriage vows on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2007, at Spiegel Farms in Campobello. Dr. Clyde Thomas officiated the 6 p.m. double ring ceremony. A reception, given by the family, followed. More...

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Hubby has Annoying Spouse Syndrome

Dear Annie: My husband is very successful, but intense. He always has to be right, always has to have the answers, and expounds and explains everything over and over. More...

ENGAGEMENTS

Wilkie - Montgomery Sharon L. Wilkie and Andy Montgomery, both of Blacksburg, will be married Dec. 1 at First Baptist Church in Grover, N.C. Miss Wilkie is the daughter of Martha Wilkie and Barney Wilkie, both of Grover. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Faye Davis

Retired beautician

Ila Faye Bradley Davis, 69, of 100 Fairfield Drive, Apt. 18-B, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2007, at her residence. More...

Oneal Henderson

Retired from U.S. Air Force and the textile industry

Harold Oneal Henderson, 78, of 232 Horsecreek Road, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Nov. 9, 2007, at his residence. More...

Esta B. Atkins

Worked as a spinner in textiles

CHESNEE - Esta Elizabeth Bingham Atkins, 78, of 322 Green Farm Road, died Saturday, Nov, 10, 2007, at her home. Mrs. Atkins was the widow of the Rev. More...

Columns

Romance is expensive

Being the hopeless romantic devil I am, a few days ago I began checking on weekend accommodations befitting a couple about to celebrate their 24th wedding anniversary. More...

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THEIR VIEWS

30 percent undecided In a South Carolina poll taken last week, Fred Thompson had a thin lead over Rudy Giuliani and Mitt Romney in the race for victory in the Jan. 19 state Republican presidential primary. More...

Former employee sues Freightliner

Woman claims sexual harassment

A Cherokee County resident has filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against Freightliner LLC, Freightliner manager Mike Tolbert, and First Staffing Inc. In the suit filed at the Cherokee County Courthouse on Oct. 30, Laura B. More...

Exit exam scores here slightly below the state average

More than 75 percent of county high school students passed the state's high school exit exam last spring, a figure that fell just short of the state average. More...

Local News

Early morning accident lands two Gaffney residents in jail

Michelle Leeann Wilcox, 25, of Sunny Slope Drive, and Billy Joe Henderson, 25, of 820 Railroad Avenue, were arrested and charged with criminal domestic violence for mutual combat as a result of an early morning accident Thursday. More...

Photo

CRUISIN'- A buggy proudly waving the American flag cruises down Limestone St. during Saturday's Veterans Day parade. More...

Four arrested after allegedly shooting road signs from car

Four Gaffney residents were arrested Wednesday after authorities received a call about shots being fired from a vehicle. More...

Sports

Indians run over Wildcats

Indians gain 263 yards on ground in win over Lexington

With the title game just two games away, the 2-time defending state champion Gaffney Indians have things right where they want them: the offense is hitting its stride and the defense keeps stuffing the opposition. More...

Williams shines, but Saints struggle in setback to Pirates

Marques Williams had 24 points and six assists but it wasn't enough in the Limestone Saints' 78-60 exhibition loss to Division I East Carolina on Saturday. Williams was 8 for 14 from the field and made all five of his free throws. More...

Crumpler's late TD leads Falcons over Panthers

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Joey Harrington was briefly knocked out of the game, completed a pass to himself and was face down on the winning score. Vinny Testaverde limped around, unable to will his soon-to-be 44-year-old body to a touchdown drive. More...

Letters

Prematurity Awareness Month

Dear Editor: Premature birth is the number-one killer of newborns and a major cause of serious health problems. It costs society billions of dollars. Nearly half a million babies are born prematurely every year and the number is rising. More...

Inside Report

CALLS FROM PAKISTAN

WASHINGTON - President Pervez Musharraf and opposition leader Benazir Bhutto each placed telephone calls from Pakistan to Democratic Sen. More...

Special Sections

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?