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Family loses furniture, clothing in Tuesday afternoon house fire

Three Gaffney residents were displaced by fire Tuesday afternoon. Gaffney firefighters were able to quickly contain a kitchen fire inside 352 E. More...

LifeStyles

Hampton Library Opens

HAMPTON LIBRARY OPENS - Members of Cherokee Avenue Baptist Church recently celebrated the grand opening of the church's Hampton Library. The library was named in memory of a former pastor, the Rev. C.E. Hampton, and in honor of Magdalene Hampton. More...

AAUW's March program on personal safety for women will be open to public

The Gaffney Branch of the American Association of University Women will meet Monday, March 10, at 7 p.m. in the Cherokee County History Museum and Fine Arts Center, 301 S. Johnson St. More...

Jolley - Fowler

Gregory Jolley and Terry Owensby of Gaffney announce the engagement of their daughter, Daron Lacey Jolley, to Kevin Dale Fowler. Miss Jolley graduated in 2004 from Gaffney High School. More...

Columns

THE MOSS REPORT

The House approved and sent to the Senate the following bills of interest: The House amended, approved, and sent to the Senate H.4548, a bill relating to CATCH LIMIT PROVISIONS FOR STRIPED BASS. More...

Here's how to get more out of your cell phone

As I've confessed previously, when it comes to money, I'm what I call thrifty. Others call me tight. The bottom line is that I just don't like to waste money or spend it unnecessarily. More...

Judge mulls fate of lawsuit filed by former school district employee

The Cherokee County School District and a former maintenance worker will have to wait to hear whether the worker's lawsuit against the district is completely invalid or worthy of having a Cherokee County jury take a look at it and hear evidence. More...

'Press one' telephone scam calls becoming more frequent

A 78-year-old Blacksburg woman didn't know who was calling her, or why she was being called. All she knew is that the prerecorded message she was hearing sounded urgent. "This needs to be handled as soon as possible," the message said. More...

Burglar strikes home, leaves note

A burglar stole a Playstation video game console and two games from a Concord Road, Gaffney, home last Friday evening and apparently left a note of explanation for the homeowner. More...

Local News

Works of female artists featured

Move over St. Patrick, the women are on their way. For years, the month of March had strictly been reserved in honor of the Irish influence on the nation. More...

NRC will seek public input on Duke project

Local citizens will get an opportunity May 1 to have their say concerning Duke Energy's proposed nuclear power station. That's when the U.S. More...

2007 capital investment was $80.1 million, report shows

Although 2007's economic investment figures didn't approach the record-setting mark of 2006, local development officials weren't complaining either. More...

Sports

Moss moving closer to picking staff

New Blacksburg High football coach Mickey Moss plans to have his staff in place within 10 days. Moss said two members of his current Wren High School staff will join him at Blacksburg. "We are just trying to work out the details," he said. More...

Pfeiffer ousts Saints

Pfeiffer didn't wait long to get revenge. Just three days after losing at Limestone, Pfeiffer defeated the Saints 86-80 in the first round of the Conference Carolinas tournament on Monday. More...

Lady Indians slam Spartanburg

The Gaffney High softball team hardly broke a sweat in a season-opening 24-1 win over Spartanburg on Monday. More...

State News

State will help fund study on airport's economic impact

When county officials proposed construction of an airport, state and federal aviation officials were skeptical. More...

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