News of Other Days

November 23, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Dec. 5, 1994.73 YEARS AGO

Former computer business reports theft

November 23, 2007 A theft reported to the Independence County Sheriff’s Office has since been determined to be a civil matter by the prosecuting attorney’s office.

Illegal alien faces drug, gun charges

November 23, 2007 A Mexican national reportedly in the United States illegally is behind bars in Independence County on illegal weapons and drug charges following a suicide at his apartment Nov. 9.

Factory closes for good

November 23, 2007 As GDX Automotive prepared to close the 43-year-old plant Wednesday afternoon, employees gathered together for one last time — to share a Thanksgiving meal, to offer support and despite everythi

Black Friday draws first-timers, veterans

November 23, 2007 Before today, Cecilia Smith had never shopped on Black Friday, the name given to the buying frenzy that ensues every year the day after Thanksgiving. 

County, contractor sue over hydro

November 21, 2007 Allegations are flying over the hydroelectric project with Independence County suing its contractor and the contractor suing the county.

News of Other Days

November 21, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Dec. 2, 1994.73 YEARS AGO

Missing girls found

November 21, 2007 CONCORD — Two teenage girls who apparently ran away last weekend have been found, Concord Town Marshal Robbie Cooper said.

Concord policy change impacts attendance

November 21, 2007 CONCORD — The Concord Board of Education has a plan to better prepare its students for college; however, the plan appears to be backfiring.