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Duncans will appear on TV show Sunday

For most families, taking a camera on vacation is an opportunity to capture special moments for repeated viewing and longtime storage. But very few are able to share their fun with a national audience. More...

LifeStyles

Couple wed Dec. 1 in Jekyll Island, Ga.

Mary Angelina Alderman of Waycross, Ga., and Dr. William Franklin Childers of Laurens were united in marriage on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2007, in Faith Chapel at Jekyll Island, Ga. The Rev. More...

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Woman has difficult choices to make

Dear Annie: I have been with my husband, "Cliff," for 10 years. Before the birth of our daughter, things were wonderful. Cliff was romantic and attentive. To my horror, things drastically changed after the baby was born. More...

ENGAGEMENT

Southgate - Lowe

Donna Southgate of Gaffney announces the engagement of her daughter, Nicole Elizabeth, to Tyler Nunn Lowe of Lake Wylie. Miss Southgate is also the daughter of the late Richard Southgate. Her grandparents are the Rev. and Mrs. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Charles Kendrick

Retired from U.S. Air Force and Duke Power Co.

Charles Edward Kendrick, 79, of 686 Bonner Road, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2008, at his residence. Born in Gaffney, he was the husband of Ruth Bailey Kendrick and son of the late I.B. More...

Flora W. Baber

Excellent cook and seamstress

MYRTLE BEACH - Flora Williams Baber, 81 of Ocean Creek Plantation, died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2008, at Myrtle Beach Manor. She was born Sept.12, 1926, in Horry County, a daughter of the late Daniel Wright and Beatrice Caroline Graham Williams. More...

Emma Phillips

Retired from textile industry

Emma Lee Fowler Phillips, 86, a resident of Brookview HealthCare Center, formerly of the White Plains community, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2008, at Brookview HealthCare. Born in Union, she was the widow of J.C. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

The Clinton style

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Late on Tuesday afternoon, when exit polls indicated Sen. Barack Obama would defeat Sen. More...

Columns

An event that honestly touched me

The nice thing about being a reporter for a living is the lack of monotony. No two days in this business are alike and you never know what's going to happen next. It's a great feeling when you first start out in the business. More...

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Officials expect to open museum soon

For 18 months, Carol Poplin has been involved in the delicate challenge of condensing years of Cherokee County history into a readable format for museum exhibits. The Mt. More...

Charter to hike basic cable rate

Charter Communications is raising its basic cable rate effective in February. The price for basic cable in increasing by $4.44 from $14.45 to $18.99, according to a service price list. More...

Local News

Woman comes to aid of injured friend

Cheryl Green still has a long, hard road of recovery in front of her and she won't be coming home from the hospital anytime soon. But on Thursday she was able to make her friend smile. Green, 31, of Grover, N.C. More...

Speeding in school zone could become more costly under Moss bill

Drivers could face a minimum fine of $75 if caught speeding in a school zone under a bill recently introduced by state Rep. Dennis Moss (D - Gaffney). Moss pre-filed a bill with the House of Representatives on Dec. More...

Councilman questions makeup of Rec commission

Cherokee County Councilman Bailey Humphries thinks the county should have a strong voice on the Cherokee County Recreation Department's governing board. More...

Sports

GREAT EIGHT

Drivers to watch in 2008

With the 2008 Sprint Cup season-opener just around the corner, fans and garage insiders are beginning to try to figure out which drivers and teams will excel this year. Here's a look at eight to watch in '08. More...

Gaffney grapplers earning respect

In years past, you might have needed Mapquest to locate the Gaffney wrestling team. Not this season. Under the direction of second-year coach Larry Lackey, the Indians already have racked up seven dual match wins - and it's only early January. More...

Gaffney to battle neighbor

Gaffney boys basketball coach Mark Huff expects a challenge from the team just eight miles away. More...

Letters

Says Willard one of best VA officers in a while

Dear Editor: I would like to say that Sammy Willard is one of the best Veterans Affairs officers we have had in a while. Rocky Byars was a great one, too. My father is 87 years old and a vet. I have been to Mr. More...

N.C. group urges support of Huckabee campaign

Dear Editor: This is a simple letter from a group of regular folk who live in and around Raleigh, N.C., - your sister state to the north. We'd like to ask a favor of you and your local readers who vote regularly in your community. More...

Asks voters to take a look at Thompson's Web site

Dear Editor: I would like to encourage the voters of South Carolina to take a moment and visit Sen. Fred Thompson's web site at www.fred08.com. More...

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