September 9, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

No injunction, but lawsuit over GHS election to proceed

A judge has ordered a preliminary hearing on a Gaffney High senior’s efforts to overturn the results from a student body president election that took place in May.  Circuit Court Judge Frank Addy denied a motion for a temporary restraining More...

LifeStyles

WHAT’S UP

Church news The Rogers, Leabron and Betty Jo, will have their seventh anniversary gospel sing on Saturday, Sept. 14, at 7 p.m. at Rock Springs Baptist Church More...

Sports

Getting the job done

Indians bend, but don’t break in hard-fought victory over Union County

Assuredly, style points were not of the essence on Friday at The Reservation, but despite the ugliness of a win, to Gaffney head coach Dan Jones they are all a thing of beauty.  More...

GAME BALLS

Gaffney WR Greg Ellis— five receptions for100 yards, two touchdowns; key deflectionsin pass defense Gaffney DE JordanDestaffino —nine unassisted tackles, one sack More...

Murray leads Georgia past Gamecocks, 41-30

ATHENS, Ga. — Jadeveon Clowney smothered Aaron Murray for his first sack of the season.  Otherwise, the South Carolina star's name was barely called Saturday.  That's starting to sound familiar.  More...

Columns

HAVE YOU CONSIDERED

Why do I love football so much?

At last! The 2013 football season has arrived: high school, college and the NFL. For me that is great news. This will come as no surprise to my readers and friends who are well aware of my passion for football.  More...

IT’S JUST ME

If the shoe fits, it’s rotten

I stopped letting the missus buy my shoes several years ago.  I’m talking about what we call “dress shoes,” which is what I call any type of shoe worn in public that is not designed for golf or designed to be worn with casual a More...

TIDBITS FROM THE CASE

“She (Phillips) won’t even help us figure out who helped. More...

Teacher takes the language to a different continent

Danyel Mayes will never take communication for granted after she spent a month this summer teaching English to 3rd-grade students in China.  Mayes is one of 67 educators who participated in a summer English program run by the Chinese Culture and More...

Local News

‘Gene Machine’ introduces students to genetics testing

A mobile science laboratory offered Blacksburg High students an opportunity to use the same tools genetic researchers call into play to uncover new ways of treating diseases.  More...

Buffets, Inc. will lease former Ryan’s

A company that owns a national chain of buffet restaurants will lease the former Ryan’s Steakhouse.  Buffets, Inc., is the parent company of Old Country Buffet, Hometown Buffet, Country Buffet, Ryan’s, and Fire Mountain restaurants.& More...

Historic church site of reunion

Hugs, smiles, laughs and fond memories were plentiful outside the historic Mulberry Chapel on Sunday as at least five generations of the Littlejohn family tree continued a tradition that goes back six decades.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Grace Avery, retired from Mecklenburg County (N.C.) School System

Grace Elizabeth Buckson Avery, 91, of Peachtree Center, formerly of Charlotte, N.C., widow of Alonzo Dukes Jr. and Bill Avery, answered the Master’s call on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, at 6:50 a.m. at her residence.  More...

John Atkins, retired from heating and air conditioning business

SHELBY, N.C. – John Wesley Atkins, 64, of 107 Camden Court, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Sept. More...

Bill Kearse, 85, retired farmer

William Henry Kearse, 85, of 552 Old Metal Road, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Sept. More...

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