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Tech Center automotive mechanics technology program takes giant step forward

The Cherokee Technology Center automotive mechanics technology program is now recognized nationally. More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Pedophiles usually seem normal, but often prefer the company of children

Dear Annie: What do you think of an adult man - over 40 - playing hide and seek with small children? I have repeatedly told this man to stop, but he continues. He is a member of the family, so there is a lot of contact. More...

'Gold' can be gained at State Museum's 'Leprechaun Search'

Artist cleverly hides nine 'wee folk' in murals

COLUMBIA - It's March, and just in time for St. Patrick's Day, it seems a touch of Irish folklore has sneaked into several exhibits at the South Carolina State Museum. More...

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NEW CRAFT CLUB AT PEACHTREE - Residents at Peachtree Centre are delighted to have a new club. Linda Harris who comes to Peachtree to visit a family member, loves to bring craft items and assist the residents in making new crafts for their rooms. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Elvert H. Burgess

Retired U.S. Army veteran who served on D-Day

ELLENBORO, N.C. - Elvert Harding Burgess, 87, of 536 Pilgrim Road, passed away Wednesday, March 5, 2008, at Autumn Care of Forest City, N.C. Mr. Burgess was born Nov. 4, 1920, in Rutherford County to Lloyd Burgess and Osee Lewis Burgess. More...

Robert (Robbie) Bolin

BLACKSBURG - Robert (Robbie) Craig Bolin, 22, of 180 Bee's Branch Road, died Tuesday, March 4, 2008, at Spartanburg Regional Healthcare Systems. A native of Blacksburg, Mr. Bolin was the son of Robert Edward Bolin and Lisa Ann Moss of the home. More...

Leland C. Moss

EARL N. C. - Leland ("Cotton") Cary Moss went home to be with the Lord at his home in Earl on Thursday, March 6, 2008, surrounded by family and friends. More...

Queen and 'Clint' headed to Grand Hunt

Following the death of his champion black labrador retriever, C.J. (short for Comfort & Joy) in 2004, Terry "Stick" Queen often thought he would never train another dog of her caliber- or another one at all. More...

Public invited to tour BHS addition

Blacksburg High School will hold an open house Sunday, March 16, to showcase its new ninth grade wing. The community is invited to tour the ninth grade addition from 2 until 4 p.m. More...

BPW wants scoreboard sign deal put into writing

Call it a sign of the times. The Gaffney Board of Public Works wants to put in writing its agreement with school officials to become a primary sponsor of the Gaffney High football stadium jumbotron. More...

Local News

Local physician to appear on national TV show tonight

Dr. Randall Moss of Gaffney will join a panel of other medical professionals on the set of the CNN Headline News channel's "Nancy Grace Show." "Without a doubt, this is a big honor. More...

'Ray Bedford 100' set for Saturday, April 12

The annual spring fundraiser to benefit Iron City Ministries (ICM) will commemorate the loving and compassionate life of Ray Bedford, former director of the Cherokee Technology Center. More...

Lawsuits filed in Cherokee County

A Blacksburg man severely injured when he was struck by a vehicle in 2006 has filed a lawsuit claiming he will endure extreme pain and suffering for the rest of his life. More...

Sports

Getting up to speed

New teammate, car giving Gordon a fresh perspective

As the 2008 Sprint Cup season hits its stride, Jeff Gordon is still learning about a new car and a new teammate. The Car of Tomorrow still throws him a curve, occasionally. So far, the teammate, Dale Earnhardt Jr., hasn't. More...

Rick Minter's OBSERVATIONS

Key story lines as NASCAR heads to Atlanta.

Hot Edwards hits AMS Carl Edwards heads to Atlanta Motor Speedway, the track where he got his first Cup victory in 2005, with a good chance to extend his Sprint Cup winning streak to three. More...

NUMERICALLY SPEAKING

64 Green-flag passes by Brad Keselowski (right) in the Sam's Town 300 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, tops among Nationwide Series drivers. 28 Fastest laps in the Sam's Town 300 by Tony Stewart, tops among drivers. More...

Columns

The Sunday School Lesson

God's Covenant With David

I CHRON. 17:1 Now it came to pass, as Da'vid sat in his house, that Da'vid said to Na'than the prophet, Lo, I dwell in an house of cedars, but the ark of the covenant of the LORD remaineth under curtains. More...

Stories Behind The Hymns

FAITH IS THE VICTORY

FAITH IS THE VICTORY Author: John H. Yates (1837-1900) Composer: Ira D. Sankey (1840 - 1908) John Henry Yates was born on November 21,1837,in Batavia, New York. More...

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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?