October 29, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

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Local Relay effort earns top spot

For some time, local Relay for Life organizers have held the belief no one supports finding a cure for cancer quite like Cherokee County.   Now, two banners back up their assessment.   More...

LifeStyles

The Messengers highlight concert at Cherokee Ave. Baptist Church

Cherokee Avenue Baptist Church will present The Messengers from Blacksburg in worship through music on Sunday, Oct. 31, at 6:30 p.m.   More...

HAVE A HAUNTING GOOD TIME SATURDAY AT BREAKFAST – Cherokee

HAVE A HAUNTING GOOD TIME SATURDAY AT BREAKFAST – Cherokee Children's Home board members Debbie Clary, Karen Lydon and Katie Baines (in costume) get some tips on how to take orders and serve cus More...

ENGAGEMENT

Mamula – Brown

Mr. and Mrs. William Buettner of Pittsburgh, Pa., announce the engagement of their daughter, Melissa Ballerini Mamula, to David Michael Brown, son of Patrick M. Brown and Pamela Brown Turnage of Gaffney.   More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Irene Blanton

Thelma Irene Blanton went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010, at Brookview Healthcare. Arrangements will be announced by Blakely Funeral Home.   More...

Perniece T. Gibbs

Services for Perniece Tate Gibbs, 420 W. Peeler St., will be held Saturday, Oct. 30, at 3 p.m. at Bethel Baptist Church with Dr. James W. Sanders Jr., the Rev. Kenneth Merriman, Elder David L. More...

Darrell L. Tate

Darrell Leonard Tate, 47, of 312 Hetty Hill St., passed away Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010, at 2010, at The Veteran Hospital in Columbia.   Son of Jay Walter Tate Sr. and Gloria Gaston Tate, he was born July 5, 1963, in Gaffney. More...

Officials trying to determine status of Limestone College’s ‘Fort House’

For the first time in decades, passers-by have an unobstructed view of a picturesque 2-story, brick and vinyl dwelling that has an unattached 2- car garage and upstairs living quarters. More...

HALLOWEEN

It’s Saturday in Blacksburg; up to parents in Gaffney

Hope you have your costumes ready ... Halloween is near.   The official date of the holiday marked by children going from door to door in hope of a delicious treat, is Sunday. More...

Local News

Student from South Amercia adjusting quite well, thank you

Rarely are things ever easy for the new kid.   Getting acquainted with unfamiliar surroundings as well as a new school and classmates, it is already quite a task for any student. More...

WAGONS HO

WAGONS HO — Brookview Healthcare Center had a western day on Oct. 11. A horse-drawn wagon ride from Rolling Hills Farm took approximately 30 residents on a trip around the grounds that morning. More...

Graduates basic training

Air Force Airman Joshua C. Thomas graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. More...

Sports

Winning season within reach for Blacksburg

It’s Deja Vu all over again for the Blacksburg Wildcats and Southside Christian Sabres.   The teams played a non-region game five weeks ago with the Wildcats coming out on top, 35-14. More...

Ramirez gives Indians leg up on competition

I t didn’t take long for Gaffney High field goal kicker Victor Ramirez to feel right at home in Gaffney and on the football field. More...

Region crown on line for Indians/Trojans

The more things change - such as Gaffney’s football coach and Northwestern head coach Jimmy Wallace’s offensive philosophy - the more they stay the same.   Once again, Gaffney vs. Northwestern is a marquee game.   More...

Columns

READERS ON THE ROAD

James Fernanders, Lewis Jeter Sr., Carolyn Jeter, Zsa Zsa Kilgore, Charlotte Kilgore and Margie Kilgore enjoyed a five-day cruise Aug. More...

GUEST COLUMNIST

Do as I say, not as I did?

My 6-year-old son — who just entered first grade — now has homework. More...

SCOTT POWELL

Every vote counts; so go cast yours

The devil you know is sometimes better than the devil you don’t know.   The silly season finally comes to an end with the general election Nov. 2. More...

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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?