It’s deja vu all over again

History has a way of repeating itself. The debate over whether to build a new Gaffney High stadium project is quite similar to one involving a 1994 voter referendum. School trustees have spent the past four months arguing over renovating W.K. Brumbach Stadium versus building a new stadium at Gaffney High. In the 1994 referendum, voters were asked to decide […]


Accomplishing the mission of DHEC is most important Gov. Mark Sanford’s second choice to lead the state Department of Health and Environmental Control makes a lot more sense than his first. To start, Edwin Cooper of Sullivans Island thinks global warming is a problem, and he opposes offshore drilling for oil and gas, positions consistent with the governor’s own views. […]

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ETV program explores ways to pay for college

The State Department of Education and ETV will present a two-hour program to assist students and parents in looking for ways to pay for a college education. “Finding Money for College” will air Jan. 28 at 5:30 p.m., live on all ETV channels. The information in the program is timely and especially needed for high school juniors and seniors and […]

AgSouth reports record earnings

SPARTANBURG, SC: AgSouth Farm Credit CFO Alisa Gunter recently announced that the customerowned cooperative had record earnings of $31.18 million during 2006. According to Gunter, the association returned more than $28.4 million dollars in patronage and allocated surplus to its customers during 2006 and expects another record return in March of 2007. According to CEO Bill Spigener, since 1991, the […]