December 28, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

LifeStyles

Don’t let arthritis put the kibosh on exercise

It hurts lots more when you stop

ROCHESTER, Minn. – Achy knees and joints caused by arthritis are not reasons to stop exercising.   More...

BIRTHS

Madison Alexa   Joyce Tucker   Carrie Joyce and Gayron G. Tucker Jr. of Gaffney announce the birth of their daughter, Madison Alexa Joyce, on Dec. 17, 2009, in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center weighing 6 lbs. 12 ozs. More...

MARRIAGES

The following marriages have been filed in the probate court of Cherokee County:   Phillip Edward Herbin Jr. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Paul D. Ramsey

Postmaster of Cherokee Falls Post Office for more than 43 years

BLACKSBURG – Paul Davis Ramsey, 87, 1121 S. Charleston St., passed away Thursday, Dec. 24, 2009, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center in Gaffney.   More...

Mike Butler

Self-employed photographer

Michael Phrone Butler, 50, of 1111 Bonner Road, went home with the Lord on Friday, Dec. 25, 2009, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.   More...

Robert P. Campbell

Spartanburg native

SPARTANBURG – Robert Percy Campbell, 66, of 349 Woodview Ave., husband of Maxine Littlejohn Campbell, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2009, at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home. More...

District 7 voters will elect councilman Tuesday

Some county residents will vote Tuesday in a rare New Year’s week election to fill the unexpired term of late Cherokee County Councilman James Batchler.   More...

Local News

POLICE REPORT

 The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the armed robbery of a Cherokee Avenue convenience store.   More...

New Year’s Eve ball gets new crystal

NEW YORK (AP) — The New Year’s Eve crystal ball that drops in Times Square will have a new kind of sparkle when it descends at the stroke of midnight Thursday, and revelers will be able to toast 2010 without popping a cork.   More...

Festival of Trees raises $947

Military Family Support Group tree takes top honors

Visitors to the Festival of Trees at Gaffney City Hall leaned toward the patriotic in voting for their favorite tree. More...

Sports

Gaffney eager to see how it measures up

Gaffney High basketball coach Mark Huff is no stranger to playing in big tournaments against nationally ranked opponents. More...

Empire State of Mind

Moore throws 3 TDs, Panthers embarrass Giants 41-9

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Matt Moore and the Carolina Panthers turned the New York Giants’ farewell to Giants Stadium into one of their ugliest moments in franchise history.   More...

BRIEFS

Florida coach Urban Meyer to take leave of absence   Florida coach Urban Meyer is taking an indefinite leave of absence instead of resigning and expects to be on the sideline leading the Gators when next season opens.   More...

Columns

Cartoon

Full Story

GUEST COLUMNIST

3 keys to better government

The New Year is upon us, and like many people maybe you’ve recently set goals for 2010. Whether resolving to eat less, exercise more or quit bad habits, your New Year’s resolutions probably involve ways to make your life better.   More...

Yes dear, I’ll get right on that little project

THEIR VIEW

I fully intended to get some work done around the house when I recently took a few days of my vacation time.   I was going to be like those Scrubbing Bubbles - only with power tools and a goatee.   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?