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Irish stew highlights CHAPS's 'Bowling for History' luncheon

Luncheon set for March 13; 'A Pleasant Sleep' quilt show can be seen March 13-15

Workers are busy making final arrangements for the Cherokee Historical and Preservation Society's annual quilt show and luncheon. More...

Local 4-H clubs selling onions to raise money

Cherokee County 4-H is holding its first organized fundraiser and are selling onions. "They're not Girl Scout cookies, but Vidalia Onions straight from Georgia," said Alana W. West, Cherokee County Extension Agent. More...

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PRIMARY STUDENTS GET LACROSSE LESSON - The Cherokee County Public Library and the Limestone College men's lacrosse team are co-sponsoring a reading contest themed "Team Up To Read." Coach Chris Barrett accompanied Blacksburg branch manager Lea Anne More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Robert Nesbit ("Neb") Morgan

Specialized in repair of Harley Davidsons

GREENVILLE - Robert Nesbit ("Neb") Morgan, 99, of 35 Southpointe Drive, formerly of Westview Apartments, Gaffney, passed away Friday, Feb. 27, 2009 at Magnolia Place in Greenville. Mr. More...

Robert Rector

Retired from Metromont Materials; employed by B&B Trucking

Robert (Crowbar) Rector, 69, of 515 Cooper St. Ext., went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 8, 2009, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. More...

J.Q. Parker

U.S. Army veteran

J.Q. Parker, 96, formerly of Blacksburg, passed away Saturday, March 7, 2009, at Peachtree Center. Born in Blacksburg, Mr. Parker was the husband of Ruth C. Parker of the home and the son of the late Andrew Jackson Parker Jr. More...

Crowded S.C. House District 30 race will be less crowded after Tuesday's primaries

State House District 30 hopeful Bobby Beattie believes it's his ability to speak to 'Joe the Plumber' types that separates him from a crowded field in Tuesday's Republican Party Primary. More...

Freightliner parent company cuts more jobs in Gastonia and Cleveland, N.C.

Freightliner's parent company confirmed it was making additional cuts at its North Carolina plants last week, according to a published report. More...

Local News

Barbecue chefs will compete for $10,000 during S.C. Peach Festival

Barbecue chefs will compete for bragging rights and nearly $10,000 in prize money at this year's South Carolina Peach Festival. The festival has formed a committee to organize a barbecue cookoff for July 17. More...

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FROSTY — Several motorists stopped by Filter Plant Road over the past couple of days to get a glimpse at a massive snowman built by kids playing in the snow while out of school. More...

PASS tests will be given as scheduled

Snow and ice on the roads did not stop tests from coming for Cherokee County students this week. More...

Sports

Craig to wear Clemson's colors

Gaffney's Joe Craig said he felt right at home at Clemson. That's good news since he'll be spending several years there after verbally committing to the school on Friday. More...

Indians loaded for future

Talent on jayvee and ninth-grade teams keep cupboard full

Despite losing three starters from this year's state runnerup team, the Indians should be strong contenders again next year for a state championship. More...

BRIEFS

Lady Saints sweep doubleheader The Limestone College softball team swept its doubleheader against Brevard College on Friday afternoon. The Lady Saints shutout the Tornadoes 3-0 in game one, and defeated the hosts 9-2 in the second contest. More...

Columns

Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom ...

I didn't get any mail at my house last Monday. More...

HAVE YOU CONSIDERED

Crime does not pay

You, like me, probably had it drummed into you when you were growing up: CRIME DOES NOT PAY! Not only was it often quoted in Sunday School, but everywhere because it was an accepted rule of life. More...

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