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Miss Palmer, Mr. Meyer wed March 8

Shalonda Rachelle Palmer and John-Thomas Aaron Meyer exchanged marriage vows March 8, 2008, at Greater Buck Shoals Ministries in Mooresboro, N.C. The Rev. Troy E. McDowell officiated the 3 p.m. ceremony that was followed by a reception in the fellowship hall. Music was provided by Troy McDowell Jr., pianist; Micah McDowell, vocalist; and Delila Battle, vocalist. Musical selections included “The […]

Couple exchange vows Feb. 14 in Gastonia, N.C.

Lakesha Pittman and Donnie Wicks were married Feb. 14, 2008, in a 4 p.m. double ring ceremony at The Wedding Chapel in Gastonia, N.C. Mrs. Wicks, daughter of Maria Whitmire of Gaffney,. is a salesperson at Best Buy in Spartanburg. Son of Margaret Wicks of Gaffney and the late Donnie Wicks, Mr. Wicks is an installation manager at Best Buy. […]

Not all parents delight in their kids’ personalities


Dear Annie: My wife and I have been married for 21 years. We have two sons, “Sam,” age 13, and “Brett,” age 9. My wife and Brett get along fine, but she and Sam clash frequently, despite my attempts to keep the peace. As a result, Sam believes she hates him and favors Brett. When I bring this to her […]


Wolff Owensby

Kayla Nicole Wolff of Cowpens and James William Owensby Jr. of Gaffney will be married June 21 at Oakdale Baptist Church. Miss Wolff is the daughter of Detra Wolff of Cowpens and Mr. Owensby is the son of James and Velina Owensby Sr. of Gaffney.

Tournament titles on line

Kansas and Memphis aren’t the only teams playing for a championship today. Tournament champions will be crowned in three Cal Ripken League age divisions today at the Cherokee County Youth Sports Complex. In the Major League preseason tournament championship game, Tech 1 of Blacksburg will be looking to complete a undefeated tournament run with a victory over hot-hitting Brandon Perry […]

Limestone clobbers Knights

Junior Eric Turner scored a game-high four goals and added two assists as visiting No. 3 nationally ranked Limestone College defeated host St. Andrews Presbyterian College, 20-3, on a rainy Saturday afternoon. Turner’s six point day helped the Saints remain perfect on the season at 8-0 overall and 4-0 in Conference Carolinas play. Limestone junior goalkeeper James Tuohy kept the […]



Local Gamecock Club meeting April 8 The Spartanburg-Cherokee- Greenville Gamecock clubs will hold its spring meeting at the Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium Tuesday, April 8, with dinner starting at 5:30 p.m. and the program starting at 7 p.m. The guest speakers will be Steve Spurrier and administrative staff. Tickets are now on sale for $20 each and must be purchased by […]

Pesce scores five goals in Lady Saints’victory

The No. 2-ranked Limestone College women’s lacrosse team cruised to an 18-11 win against Conference Carolinasrival Queens on a rainy Saturday afternoon at Saints Field. Limestone improves to 10-1 overall (7-0 conference) as the Royals fall to 7-5 (4-3 conference). Limestone had an 11-5 advantage at the half. The Lady Saints outshot the visitors 47-2. Nine Lady Saints scored in […]