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I-85 widening project kicks off with August prep work

Construction work is expected to start in early 2018 on widening I-85 in Cherokee County.  More...

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Police searching for man who robbed downtown bank
Police are searching for a man responsible for robbing a North Granard Street bank Monday afternoon.
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Friday morning accident
Staff writer Tim Gulla was on the scene of this Friday morning wreck on South Granard Street at Willis Plaza and shot this video.

Local News

$33,000 raised for MDA

Local volunteers participating in last week’s Muscular Dystrophy Association Lockup in Gaffney were very successful in raising “bail.”  More...

OCCUPANT EJECTED AFTER CRASH —

Three people were taken to the hospital following a Tuesday afternoon collision on Boiling Springs Highway that led to the overturning of an open-top Jeep and ejection of one of the occupants. More...

Police searching for suspect

City of Gaffney Police Department investigators are asking for the public’s assistance in locating an Inman man wanted here.  More...

Sports

Coaches, players plan reunion for Curtis

A coaches and players reunion is planned to recognize the achievements of former Gaffney High football coach A.L. Curtis. The reunion will be held July 21 from 6 p.m. until 10 pm at the Cherokee Shrine Club, 151 Shrine Club Rd. Gaffney. More...

LEARNING LIFE LESSONS AT FOOTBALL CAMP

Cherokee County Boys and Girls Club members take a water break while participating in the 2017 Future Saints Camp. More...

Westbrook wins NBA MVP; Rockets, Bucks take 2 awards

NEW YORK (AP) — Russell Westbrook moved past Oscar Robertson and kept right on going to the top of the NBA. More...

Columns

PAT BUCHANAN

Are Illinois and Puerto Rico our future?

If Gov. Bruce Rauner and his legislature in Springfield do not put a budget together by Friday, the Land of Lincoln will be the first state in the Union to see its debt plunge into junk-bond status.  More...

GUEST COLUMNIST

Our place in the spotlight

South Carolina has had a remarkable presence in the national spotlight lately: For a few months, the national titles in three major college sports belonged to South Carolina teams — the outgoing champion Coastal Carolina Chanticleer baseball te More...

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Next time, I’m going to write them down

I’ve been having some really weird dreams lately.  I can’t remember the details of any of them, other than they were really weird.  When I wake up in the middle of the night after having one, I remember it vividly and go back t More...

Former coach cleared of any wrongdoing

A former Gaffney High football coach has been cleared after the Gaffney Police Department could find no basis for a sexual harassment complaint made by the mother of a 15-year-old girl. More...

Candidates can enter District 1 race July 7

Cherokee County will hold a special election this fall to fill the county council seat left vacant by the death of vice chairman Rufus Foster.  Candidates can file for the District 1 seat from noon Friday, July 7, until noon Saturday, July 15, e More...

LifeStyles

Vanderford and Turner to perform at exhibit reception

Well-known musicians, Freddie Vanderford and Brandon Turner, will perform during the reception for CAVA’s annual juried exhibit held in conjunction with Gaffney’s Peach Festival. More...

Allison honored as Deacon Emeritus

Retired judge Jack Allison was honored as Deacon Emeritus at Cherokee Avenue Baptist Church on Father’s Day. More...

Upcoming events at the museum

Line Dancing - July 6   The Cherokee County History and Arts Museum is “kicking” off summer with a Girls Night Out line dancing event. Instructor Susan Cash will be teaching the moves. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Dr. Rufus H. Foster Jr.

Dr. Rufus Herbert Foster, Jr., age 89, of 125 North Logan Street, Gaffney, S.C., widower of Mrs. Mildred T. Foster, answered the Master’s call on Thursday night, June 22, 2017, at 9:50 p.m. More...

Barbara Phillips

Gaffney, S.C. — Barbara Ann Porter Phillips, 79, formerly of 519 Overbrook Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, June 26, 2017 at Autumn Leaves in Greenville.  More...

Bernice McDaniel

Gaffney, S.C. — Bernice Carter McDaniel, 90, of 2318 Union Highway, formerly of Ed’s Road, Blacksburg, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, June 25, 2017 at her residence.  More...

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