March 2, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

5 PERCENT RATE HIKE COMING

Because of stagnant revenues and rising expenditures, utility rates will be going up when Gaffney Board of Public Works commissioners meet Thursday to approve their new budget. More...

Sports

GHS wrestler finishes 4th in state

Gaffney High wrestler James Costello will have to wait to next year realize his goal of winning a state championship. More...

BI-LO BEATDOWN

Indians crush Trojans to advance to state championship game

On an unfamiliar stage but against a familiar opponent, it was the Indians who capped this game like it had two others this season - with a victory over Northwestern. More...

Hughes directs offense flawlessly

Gaffney point guard Emison Hughes had no problems with Northwestern's pressure defense. But dealing with the Bi-Lo Center's pieced-together court was another matter. "There were a couple of dead spots in it," he said. More...

Columns

That's not a bass; this is a bass

I watched the weigh-ins for a Bassmasters tournament on TV the other day and I've got to tell ya, I've caught MUCH LARGER bass than that. These bass were pretty sad. Downright puny, actually. At first I wasn't sure what I was watching. More...

PAT BUCHANAN

Return of the War Party

"Real men go to Tehran!" brayed the neoconservatives, after the success of their propaganda campaign to have America march on Baghdad and into an unnecessary war that has forfeited all the fruits of our Cold War victory. More...

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Firefighters, spouses lauded at dinner

In a now annual tradition, Gaffney Fire Chief Nathan Ellis held his Chief's Appreciation dinner for his firefighters Thursday night. More...

County, Gaffney Board of Public Works ponder budget concerns

WAITING ON THE STATE

Cherokee County Assistant Administrator Holland Belue admits the proposed budget will be tight. Just how tight will be determined by pending legislation in the General Assembly. More...

Personnel changes made at Gaffney PD

Three City of Gaffney Police Department officers were promoted recently and more changes within the city police force are likely on the way. Det. Sgt. More...

LifeStyles

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'PICTURING AMERICA' ON DISPLAY AT LIBRARY - The Cherokee County Public Library was recently the recipient of an initiative from the National Endowment for the Humanities, in partnership with the American Library Association. More...

ENGAGEMENT

Wheeldon - Ruppe

BLACKSBURG - Dave and Renee Wheeldon announce the engagement of their daughter, Tiffany Nicole, to James Kurtis Ruppe, son of Jerry Ruppe of Gaffney and the late Wanda Ruppe. More...

W.C. and Jessie Manning celebrate 50th anniversary

W.C. and Jessie Manning celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 24, 2009. Mr. and Mrs. Manning were married in Gaffney in 1959. More...

Letters

Building one landfill could lead to more

Dear Editor: Once again Cherokee County Council has taken appropriate action to prevent Cherokee County from becoming a dumping ground for waste materials from large areas of the two Carolinas. 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?