August 10, 2011 RSS feed / LifeStyles

Jeff Gates celebrates release of new CD, ‘You Make Me’

Kenneth Wright returns home to open concert at release party Aug. 11 at Daddy Joe's

Jeff Gates was cleaning up old boxes in the garage last year when he found a cassette tape.  Sheer curiosity prompted the blues guitarist to track down a tape player so he could determine if any songs were on it. More...

Hanna Marie Little

David and Mandy Little of Gaffney announce the birth of their daughter, Hanna Marie, on July 14, 2011, in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center weighing 7 lbs. 8 ozs.  Maternal grandparents are Pete and Peanut Walker of Blacksburg. More...

Miss Dellinger, Mr. Hiers exchange vows May 20

Jenna Rae Dellinger and Matthew Chappell Hiers were united in marriage on May 20, 2011, at Grassy Pond Baptist Church. The Rev. Terry K. Lanford officiated the 7:30 p.m. double ring ceremony. A reception followed in the Family Life Center.  More...

Gaffney library hosts Blax Station Band Aug. 11

The Cherokee County Public Library will host its annual end of summer concert Thursday, Aug. 11, from 6:30-8 p.m. in the library parking lot featuring Blax Station Band.  More...

Weight training helps older adults stay active

ROCHESTER, Minn. – Getting older doesn't need to mean getting significantly weaker. The July issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter describes the benefits of weight training to help prevent loss of muscle strength in older adults.  More...

Shady Grove Church plans annual revival homecoming

Shady Grove Baptist Church will have its annual homecoming and revival services beginning Sunday, Aug. 21. Guest speaker for the 11 a.m. service will be Rev. More...

WHAT’S UP

Fund raiser ffi New Harvest Church, 120 Boiling Springs Hwy., will sponsor a benefit dinner for Connie Foster on Saturday, Aug. 13, from 4-7 p.m. Food will be served by Graham's Fish and Chicken. More...

Brasil – Hames

Gilberto and Irene Brasil of Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kimberley, to Jesse Hames, son of Byron and Glenda Hames of Gaffney.  Miss Brasil graduated from USC Upstate with a Bachelor of Science in Educ More...

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