March 22, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Fire severely damages home

A fire that broke out in an Oak Street, Gaffney, rental property Thursday afternoon caused extensive damage and displaced a woman and two children, according to Gaffney firefighters.   More...

LifeStyles

Have a pet? Rabies vaccination clinics begin April 13

Area veterinarians will be at 12 locations around the county

Veterinarians across South Carolina will join forces with the state Department of Health and Environmental Control to help residents protect their pets, and themselves, against rabies. More...

Let ’em eat pizza!

A number of Corinth Elementary School students earned lunch at Pizza Inn last Monday for being the top sellers in a chocolate fund raiser held by the school's Parent-Teacher Organization. More...

Try corncakes and soup for satisfying supper

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A big bowl of hearty soup for supper is a comforting and satisfying way to end the day. But to complete the meal, nothing goes with soup better than cornbread. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

ROBERT PETERSON

BLACKSBURG – Robert (POP) Peterson, 84, of 674 Old Chester Road, passed away Sunday, March 21, 2010, at Brookview Healthcare in Gaffney.   Born in Blacksburg, he was the husband of Kathleen Martin Peterson. More...

JIM ROLAND JR.

SHELBY – James Ivan (Jim) Roland Jr., 67 of 1802 Arbor Way Drive, went home to be with his Lord on March 6, 2010 at Hospice Cleveland County.   More...

Baby Samuel Ray Osborne

One of Jesus’s little angels, Baby Samuel Ray Osborne, 6 weeks old, returned home to Heaven early Sunday morning, March 21, 2010, at Spartanburg Regional Hospital while in the arms of his parents. He was born on Feb. More...

Investigations into jail, child support office remain open

Nearly two years have passed since the state Department of Corrections asked SLED to take a look at the Cherokee County Detention Center and there’s still no resolution to the investigation. More...

Backhoe operator airlifted after pinned against tree

A 46-year-old Cherokee County man was trapped between a tree and a backhoe Friday night while attempting to clear a beaver dam on his father’s land. More...

GOP candidates flock to sign up

Fifteen Republicans paid their fees during the opening week of the filing period, according to Cherokee County Republican Party Chairman Steven Blanton.   More...

Local News

Trustees hold lengthy meeting; take no action

The Cherokee County School Board took no action Thursday evening after nearly four hours in executive session to discuss staffing schools next year.   More...

Recreation district official says Cherokee County not keeping pace with neighbors

In a shocking admission of their own failure, Cherokee County Recreation District officials disclosed Friday during an appearance at the Gaffney City Council workshop the county has failed to keep pace with its neighbors in regard to parks and other More...

THAT'S ME

Kate and Rebecca Crotzer paint their own silhouettes Friday night while enjoying the city's Irishfest on Limestone Street. More...

Sports

Indians drop second straight region matchup

The Gaffney High baseball team sure isn’t playing like the defending Class 4A state champions. More...

Saturday at the (ball) park

With summerlike temperatures, the local youth baseball league opened its season Saturday with its annual jamboree at the Cherokee County Youth Sports Complex. More...

Lady Indians fall to Boiling Springs

A difficult stretch of four games in five days took its toll on the Gaffney High softball team on Friday. More...

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I’m about one drumstick away from losing it

I was sitting there in the den Saturday night watching basketball and the missus was in the kitchen preparing our evening meal.   “What are we having?” I asked. More...

HAVE YOU CONSIDERED...

‘Expert overload’ causing confusion and frustration

Lately a proliferation of books have been written about the end of the world. Their success reflects major interest. Even the secular media seems increasingly interested.   More...

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