January 30, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Smart Track survey indicates many students have relatives who are struggling with substance abuse

Many county high school students have relatives who struggle with severe alcohol and drug problems, according to a recent survey done in county schools. More...

LifeStyles

Couple exchange vows Dec. 20

Saturday, Dec. 20, 2008, in the candlelit sanctuary of Cherokee Avenue Baptist Church, Julia Amanda Eggers and Kelly Christian Smith became man and wife. The Rev. Jack Clayton Phillips and Dr. Clyde Pickney Thomas officiated. More...

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Kiddie porn could land son in jail

Dear Annie: My son, who is now 18 and still living at home, was sexually abused by one of his friends when he was in eighth grade. He absolutely refused counseling at that time. More...

Bethel Senior Day Care clients enjoy recent events

Bethel Senior Day Care Center clients have been busy the past few months taking part in many activities. At right, Alicia Camp, RN, helps Betty Wilson at Bethel's annual Community Christmas Luncheon. At bottom right, J.L. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Rev. Bob Gossett

Retired minister

CONWAY - The Rev. Bobby Dean Gossett, 61, of 4362 Liberty Lane, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2009, at his residence. More...

Hazel Moore

Enjoyed flea markets, yard sales and soap operas

Hazel McDaniel Moore, 80, 201 Monticello Ave., Gaffney, died Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2009, at her home. A native of Cherokee County, she was married to the late Braxton E. Moore Jr. and was a daughter of the late Clyde A. More...

Darlene Pratt

CHARLOTTE - Darlene Michelle Pratt, 38, of 1722 Choyce Ave., died Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2009, at 8:08 a.m. at the home of her daughter, Shanikia Pratt Boyd, in Gastonia. Born Dec. More...

Lawmakers mull landfill moratorium

Council meets behind closed doors to get legal advice on contract with transfer station company

While Cherokee County Council is engaging in some discussions that could effectively silence Waste Management's pitch to construct a landfill here, opponents of the proposal aren't leaving anything to chance as the debate continues. More...

GRADUATING

Cherokee County Sheriff's Office Lt. Tim Hartman hands out certificates Wednesday to fifth graders graduating from the school district's "Too Good For Drugs" education program. More...

Local News

Table space almost gone for 'Taste of Cherokee'

Only 10 table spaces remain for "Taste of Cherokee," the Cherokee County Service Center of the American Red Cross' largest fund raiser. The eighth annual event will be on Thursday, March 5, at Broad River Electric Co-operative. More...

Organizers of 'MLK Jr. Decade Fund' hope to reach goal of $100,000 despite slow start

Little progress has been made in a 10-year fundraising effort to establish a local $100,000 endowment in honor of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. More...

Photo

JACK & BAUER — Lieutenant Governor Andre Bauer and Senator Peeler presented Judge Jack Allison with the Senior of the Day Award to recognize and express their appreciation for his dedication to serving the great state of South Carolina. More...

Sports

MISSION: REGION TITLE

Prior to the season, Gaffney High boys basketball coach Mark Huff made it clear to his team that the goal is to win the region title. More...

Gamecocks take SEC success on road

South Carolina figured to improve this season under firstyear coach Darrin Horn. Now, the Gamecocks have a chance to make a leap to where few thought they'd land when fall practice began, the NCAA tournament. More...

BRIEFS

Steelers' Ward does not practice, will play The Pittsburgh Steelers' first Super Bowl practice in Tampa was like every other Wednesday workout all season. Wide receiver Hines Ward was on the sidelines. More...

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