May 25, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Student earns $150,000 scholarship from Army

Gaffney High senior Kaelee Ivy has received a $150,000 scholarship from the U.S. Army to help in her dream of becoming a heart physician. Ivy will attend Wofford College this fall on an Army ROTC scholarship. More...

LifeStyles

Sunday brunch a perfect way to entertain friends

Advance planning is key to relaxed, stress-free meal

What better way to usher in the warmer weather than with a casual Sunday brunch - including good food, good friends and a relaxed conversation. More...

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

In remembrance of all fallen heroes

Dear Readers: Today is Memorial Day. Please remember our fallen heroes by visiting cemeteries and placing flags or flowers on the graves of veterans. It is also customary to fly the flag at half-staff until noon. Taps by Maj. Gen. More...

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FIVE GENERATIONS - Mary R. Thomas celebrated her 96th birthday on May 9. She was surprised with a drop-in at her home at 304 Pacolet Drive. Mrs. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Robert O'Hara

EBENSBURG, Pa. - Robert O'Hara, 91, entered into eternal rest with the Lord and his beloved wife, Dessie, on May 22, 2009, in Johnstown. Born July 18, 1917, in Ebensburg, he was the son of the late John Leo and Lucy Miller O'Hara. More...

Billy Allen

Billy Junior Allen, 78, of 324 Fairview Road, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 24, 2009, at Spartanburg Hospital for Restorative Care. More...

Mae Harley

Mae Francis Harley, 83, of DePaul East Towne, 4815 N. Sharon Amity Road, Charlotte, N.C., widow of Lambert Harley, passed away Friday, May 22, 2009, at Presbyterian Main Hospital, Charlotte. More...

Man killed by freight train

The results of an autopsy conducted Sunday morning in Newberry allowed Cherokee County Coroner Dennis Fowler to rule that a 42-year-old Campobello man's death by freight train was an accident. More...

Good news, bad news in jobless rate report

The good news: Cherokee County's unemployment rate dipped only ever so slightly from March to April. More...

Girl, 13, airlifted after being struck by vehicle

A 13-year-old Gaffney girl was flown by helicopter to Spartanburg Regional Medical Center late Saturday after she was struck by a car on Old Georgia Highway. Lance Cpl. More...

Local News

POLICE REPORTS

The Gaffney Police Department is investigating reports that a woman was trying to pass fake travelers checks at several Prime Outlets - Gaffney stores recently. More...

Gowdy ponders run for congress; will announce decision soon

Trey Gowdy continues to believe there is no better, and no more rewarding job, than representing the citizens of his district as a solicitor. More...

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OUTSTANDING — SCDOT Deputy Commissioner Sarah Nuckles, left, and SCDOT Deputy Director for Finance and Administration Debra Rountree present the Outstanding Adopt-A-Highway Group of Cherokee County award to members of the Cowpens National Battl More...

Sports

Offense, defense wage war

The Gaffney Indians are known for big-play athletes on offense and hard hitters on defense. It looks like more of the same in '09 if Friday's spring practice- ending scrimmage is any indication. More...

Back to work for champs

How's this for a quick turnaround. More...

Wildcat coach sees good signs

Blacksburg football coach Mickey Moss saw what he wanted to see from players in spring practice. More...

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THEIR VIEWS

Our AG has done nothing but give this site more publicity

Craigslist CEO Jim Buckmaster is a tad upset with South Carolina Attorney General Henry McMaster. But he might want to thank him. More...

HAVE YOU CONSIDERED

Yes, I know I am old

Messages keep appearing on my e-mail telling me how to know when I am old. Why are they sent to me? Okay, I confess by the world's calendar I am old. Yet why do others think I need them to tell me when I am old. More...

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