April 13, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

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MAYORS FOR MEALS

Gaffney, Blacksburg mayors take part in National March for Meals Campaign

Gaffney Mayor Henry Jolly and Blacksburg Mayor David Hogue along with Blacksburg Councilman Joe Ross participated in "Mayors for Meals Day" to show their support for the community's seniors. More...

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Teen looking for way to stop cyber stalker

Dear Annie: I'm a 15-year-old girl who has been having problems with another girl for about a year. She's basically stalking me over the computer. I've received multiple threatening messages from her on MySpace. More...

Cherokee Nation reunites

Three-day event April 16-18 at Red Clay State Park will commemorate reunion

CHEROKEE, N.C. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Sheila Tate

Pennsylvania native

Sheila Tate, 48, of 108 Granite Drive, wife of Bill Tate, passed away Saturday, April 11, 2009, at 12:45 p.m. in Cleveland Regional Medical Center, Shelby. More...

Eddie Lee Bell

Heavy equipment operator with M&W Cleaning & Grading

BLACKSBURG - Eddie Lee Bell, 53, of 118 Brindle St., the Cherokee Falls community, died Sunday, April 12, 2009, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. More...

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AND THEY'RE OFF! — Hundreds of children and their families came out to Restoration Church of Gaffney on Saturday for the church's annual Upstate Easter Egg Hunt. More...

Hall of Famer makes pitch for Tim Spencer

Blessed with a repertoire that could even make today's pitchers jealous, Cherokee County native Gaylord Perry made life difficult for hitters throughout his career, winning two Cy Young Awards and earning enshrinement in the Major League Baseball H More...

Local News

Local NAACP sponsors meeting that will focus on gang-related violence issue

Charles Montgomery believes area police departments shouldn't be expected to handle a rise in gang-related violence on their own. "It's going to take parents, our churches and the community," he said. More...

Local rabies clinics are set for April 15-17

A vast array of colors and abundance of life are annually a trademark for the Spring season, allowing those chomping at the bit to get away from the couch the opportunity to make a trip to the park or other recreational complex. More...

New transfer station contract could end Waste Management's plans to construct landfill here

The county's pending new contract with Republic Services to operate the transfer station could shove Waste Management and its plan to build a landfill here out the door. More...

Sports

Erskine snaps Lady Saints' 16-game winning streak

The Limestone College softball team's 16-game win streak was snapped as the Saints were edged 7-6 in game one of their doubleheader against Erskine College on Friday afternoon. However, Limestone recovered for a convincing 5-0 win in game two. More...

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GETTING TO THE POINT - Gaffney High baseball coach Jeff Osment offers words of encourgement before the Indians took the field for the top of the seventh inning on Saturday. More...

Cabrera takes green jacket home to Argentina

AUGUSTA, Ga. — The Masters delivered the show everyone wanted and a champion no one expected. More...

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PAT BUCHANAN

Why Europe won't fight

"No one will say this publicly, but the true fact is we are all talking about our exit strategy from Afghanistan. We are getting out. More...

THEIR VIEWS

This tax hike could save lives The House recently approved a 50-centsa pack cigarette tax hike by a healthy margin, 97-22. More...

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Are you willing to pay more taxes to help fund Recreation Department projects?