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Injured woman's friend intent on getting here

Crystal Oughton-Skidmore is trying to come back to the Upstate region but the lack of disposable income for a plane ticket from Kentucky, or repairs for a car that isn't up to the 500 mile trip, is making it difficult. More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

It's his wife's turn to make a sacrifice

Dear Annie: When my wife and I married 20 years ago, I agreed to buy a house in the town where she worked, even though it was an hour away from my job. More...

Couple exchange vows Dec. 31

Derice Byers and Leonard Young, both of Blacksburg, were married on Dec. 31, 2007, at 3 p.m. at the Cherokee County Courthouse. The bride is the daughter of the late David and Free-Love Byers. Her grandmother is Mary Warren of Kings Mountain. More...

Chicken soup really does relieve cold, flu symptoms

Some simple home remedies may be just what doctor ordered

ROCHESTER, Minn. - Sometimes simple home remedies are just what the doctor ordered for minor health concerns. Consider chicken soup to ease cold symptoms, or, yes, its true, duct tape to remove warts. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Milton Duncan

Retired steel worker

Milton Wayne Duncan, 55, of 801 8th St., went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Jan. 4, 2008. Born in Chattanooga, Tenn., he was the husband of Pattie Moore Duncan and son of the late Alvis Milton Duncan and Arvie Marie Goins Duncan. More...

Charles Wilson

Retired from Duke Power

Charles Garland Wilson, 76, of 131 Lettie Road, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2008, at his residence. Born in Spartanburg County, he was the husband of Sue Parris Wilson and son of the late Fred L. More...

Gene Wilson

Former independent business consultant

William Gene Wilson, 77, of 251 Phillips Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2008, at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home. Born in Shelby, N.C., he was the husband of Linda Pence Wilson. More...

Columns

THE MOSS REPORT

Potential 2008 issues

The second regular session of the 117th South Carolina General Assembly will convene Jan. 8. Things are already happening in Columbia as Dec. 5 was the first wave of prefile legislation; the second prefile date will be Dec. 12. More...

I hate it when the customary vroom is not there

One of my favorite gifts last Christmas (or was it the year before?) was a remote starter for my car. More...

Missing woman's remains found

The body of a Gaffney woman missing since late November was discovered Friday afternoon at a dam near the Broad River Electric Hydro Plant. More...

Mom says daughter disappears in boyfriend's SUV

A Gaffney woman hopes her 41- year-old daughter's recent disappearance is just like the other times she has gone missing. Rhonda Jan White of Blacksburg has been missing since she borrowed her boyfriend J.J. More...

S.C. General Assembly reconvenes Tuesday with a full plate

Effective border control and illegal immigration aren't just topics in the presidential primaries. The hotbutton issue will also be on the minds of state lawmakers when they return to work Tuesday. More...

Local News

BPW critic will take concerns to city council

A vocal critic of the Gaffney Board of Public Works' spending practices will take his fight to Gaffney City Council today. Dr. More...

Petty family donates historic fountain

The original public water fountain that once stood in front of the old Gaffney City Hall building is once again in the city's possession. More...

Museum will open soon

County residents will have to wait a couple more weeks for a Cherokee County History and Arts Museum opening date. Exhibits designed by The History Workshop of Atlanta are currently being installed inside the county museum. More...

Sports

Lady Indians earn first region victory

Breanna Watkins and Holly Wolff made sure the Gaffney Lady Indians got their first region win on Friday. More...

Gaffney blasts Bulldogs

After a difficult loss to Spartanburg on Tuesday, the Gaffney Indians figured out how to play defense in a 61-48 victory over Boiling Springs. More...

Wildcats take their lumps

The new year hasn't started out to Blacksburg boys basketball coach Travis Miller's liking. The Wildcats dropped to 0-5 in the region following weekend losses to Broome and Southside. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

MITT'S DIVIDED STRATEGY MANCHESTER, N.H. - Desperate to save Mitt Romney's Republican presidential campaign in Tuesday's New Hampshire primary, his advisers all wanted to attack Sen. John McCain but were divided about how to do it. More...

State News

STATE BRIEFS

Man shot to death by police officer GREENVILLE - A man has been shot to death after fighting with an Iva police officer who was answering a disturbance call at the man's home. More...

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