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Police trying to sort out shots-fired call

A man was taken into custody Thursday afternoon on an unlawful weapon charge after he allegedly fired shots from a handgun during a fight in the city.   Police were still investigating the matter at press time. More...

LifeStyles

Tours, parlor music and a little porch pickin’ highlight Sunday afternoon at Hicks homeplace

Open house set from 1:30-5:30 p.m. at historic Chesnee home

The Cherokee County History and Arts Museum will host an open house at the old Hicks homeplace in Chesnee on Sunday, Nov 8, from 1:30-5:30 p.m.   More...

Lincoln Center Theater’s production of ‘South Pacific’ at Peace Center Nov. 17-22

GREENVILLE –Bob Boyett and NETworks Presentations will bring the national tour of the Lincoln Center Theater Production of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein’s prizewinning musical South Pacific, directed by Bartlett Sher, to the Pe More...

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ROCKIN' ON THE PORCH – J.A. Burgess and his wife, Sybil, enjoy one of many outdoor activities that are available for residents at Peachtree Centre – rocking on the front porch. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Mac George

Retired from City of York Police Dept.

YORK – Moroni Taylor “Mac” George, 84 ½, of 17 Georgia Ave., went to his heavenly home on Nov. 3, 2009, at Wayne T. Patrick Hospice House in Rock Hill.   More...

Randolph Savage Jr.

25-year employee of PPG Industries

Randolph “Bubba” Savage Jr., 79, passed away Friday, Oct. 30, 2009.   Son of the late Randolph Savage Sr. and the late Ellen Tate Savage, he was born April 11, 1930, in Gaffney and was a 25- year employee of PPG Ind.   More...

Early Battle Jr.

Last employed by Brown Packing Co.

Early Battle Jr., 59, of 114 Claremont St., husband of Miriam Rainey Battle, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009, at Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System.   More...

Students struck by SUV on way to school bus; not seriously hurt

Two kindergarten students escaped serious injury Thursday morning when they were struck by a sport utility vehicle on their way to a school bus.   More...

Fatal wreck

Authorities re-opening investigation

The Gaffney Police Department re-opened the investigation of an Oct. 17 car crash after a local man died in a hospital. More...

County will pay museum utility bills

Cherokee County Council came to the rescue of the financially strapped Cherokee County History and Arts Museum on Monday by agreeing to pay the facility’s utility bills for the next six months. More...

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RUNNING — In the shade of a tree near the Cherokee County Courthouse on Tuesday afternoon, Republican state senator Mick Mulvaney announced his intentions to run for the District 5 U.S. More...

Attorney issues challenge to women

Local attorney Sarah Shiflett has thrown down the gauntlet in a “Ladies Only” matching challenge for the American Red Cross.   More...

VA officer seeking Pearl Harbor survivors

Cherokee County Veterans Affairs Officer Todd Humphries is seeking any survivors of Pearl Harbor to attend an upcoming memorial service in Charleston.   On Dec. More...

Sports

N.O.W. calls for Raiders to suspend coach Tom Cable

The National Organization for Women called on the Oakland Raiders to suspend coach Tom Cable while the team investigates allegations he has a history of violent behavior toward women.   More...

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No longer about the Bowdens

CLEMSON — No more half orange-half maroon sweatshirts, divided loyalties or hurt feelings. College football’s most famous family no longer has to sweat the Bowden Bowl.   More...

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Aloha, y’all

This might be the last column you ever read from me.   More...

Boeing proves necessity to protect workers’ rights

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I’m excited. The Boeing announcement is one of the best events I’ve seen happen during my nearly 30 years in the South Carolina Senate. More...

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