March 18, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

City to celebrate Irish heritage

It’s more than tradition, it’s history.  When Michael Gaffney established a store at the intersection of two Indian trails in 1803, his thoughts were probably not about his legacy more than 200 years later.  More...

LifeStyles

Gaffney, Blacksburg libraries will celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday

The Gaffney and Blacksburg libraries will be celebrating the birthday of one of the most beloved children’s authors of all time. Can you guess who it is? Why, Dr. Seuss of course,  More...

Celebrate 50th anniversary

Harold and Linda Crenshaw are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary today, March 18, 2011. Mr. and Mrs. More...

Bakers married 49 years

Earnest and Earnestine Baker of McDonough, Ga., natives of Cherokee County, celebrated their 49th wedding anniversary on March 12, 2011. Mr. and Mrs. Baker were married in 1962 in Bronx, N.Y.  More...

Columns

Ethanol no more

The recent report on federal waste by the Government Accountability Office should signal a new era of frugality in the capital. Unfortunately, that’s hardly a foregone conclusion, given past attempts to reduce waste and duplication.  More...

The percentage is shockingly high

Once a month, a very large portion of my work hours is spent sitting in a courtroom, listening to people enter guilty pleas to one crime or another.  More...

THEIR VIEWS

The perfect time to open a 529 Future Scholar account

Tax filing time is almost here, which means you’re probably sifting through records and receipts, completing the forms and writing the checks that come with tax season. More...

ACCIDENT VICTIM AIRLIFTED

Grassy Pond and Gaffney firefighters had to cut apart a badly mangled Ford Mustang to free a woman who had become trapped during a serious accident Thursday afternoon on Northgate Road. More...

FIRE PROBE

Boarding house resident charged

The March 9 fire that destroyed the Cherokee Boarding House and impacted the lives of 33 residents was the result of a methamphetaminemaking accident, Cherokee County Sheriff Steve Mueller announced Wednesday afternoon.  More...

Local News

House vandalized

More than $1,000 in malicious damage was reported after someone targeted a vacant home on Camellia Circle.  According to the Gaffney Police Department, someone broke out two storm windows at the front of a house in the 200 block between March 11 More...

Woman says children’s SS numbers stolen

A local woman reported a case of alleged identity theft in which her children were claimed as dependents on another person’s taxes.  More...

District begins new search for executive director of secondary education

The Cherokee County School District has gone back to the drawing board in its effort to find a new supervisor for secondary principals.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Peggy Bolin Moore

BLACKSBURG – Peggy Lou Bolin Moore, 67, of Blacksburg, passed away Wednesday, March 16, 2011, at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, N.C.  More...

Johnny Lee Varnadore

Johnny Lee Varnadore, 57, of 110 Kraft Ave., Gaffney, passed away Wednesday, March 16, 2011, at his residence.  Born in Gastonia, N.C., Mr. More...

Meredith Ann Revels

Meredith Ann Blanton Revels of 139 Crestview Drive, Cowpens, passed away Tuesday, March 15, 2011, at Spartanburg Regional Healthcare Center.  More...

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