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Portraits of war

S.C. Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum hosts exhibit saluting photojournalists who died in Vietnam and Indochina

T he South Carolina Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum in Columbia presents moving and powerful images of the Vietnam War in an exhibit titled Requiem: By the Photographers Who Died in Vietnam and Indochina, now on view through May 29, 20 More...

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FIVE GENERATIONS – Seth Jackson, representing the fifth generations of his family, is held by his father, David Jackson. More...

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Obituaries - Free Access

Marvin Bright

Marvin Victor Bright, 84, of 333 Draytonville Road, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 6, 2010, at his residence. More...

Julia W. Massey

Julia Wilkins Massey, 58, of 700 E. Divine St., Dunn, N.C., wife of Walter Massey Sr., passed away Tuesday, March 2, 2010, at Duke Raleigh Hospital, Raleigh, N.C.   More...

Dorothy Blanton

Dorothy Lawson Blanton, 83, formerly of Jackson Street, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 7, 2010, at Peachtree Centre. Born in Cowpens, she was the widow of Walter W. Blanton and daughter of the late Rev. R.L. More...

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Helpless Whiny Man gets a bronchial infection

I woke up to hot breath on the back of my neck. “Ooh,” I thought, “the missus must be feeling frisky.”   Then I felt the tongue on my earlobe and heard the heavy breathing. More...

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We must all work together

Have you heard any jokes about preachers lately? Probably!   Preachers may rank at the top of the list about whom jokes abound. I am confident you have heard them all. More...

Local News

Gaffney High mascot has never looked more fierce

Gettys Brannon channeled his inner warrior spirit Friday afternoon into his gig as the Gaffney High School mascot before the state basketball championship game.   More...

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STYLIN' — Gaffney's Quinshad Davis was ready to play in Friday's state championship basketball game and his haricut left no doubt who he was. More...

Suspect waives extradition

A 20-year-old Shelby, N.C., man charged with murdering another man outside a Gaffney bar on Feb. 14 agreed to waive extradition in North Carolina and was transported back to Cherokee County on Friday.   More...

Sports

Davis helps Indians dominate the boards

There was no secret to Gaffney’ success in beating Lexington 71-57 Friday for the Class 4A state championship.   The reason practically glowed on the statsheet: Gaffney — 37 rebounds, Lexington — 17 rebounds.   More...

Reserve guard comes out firing

Shands hits three treys to give Indians spark off the bench Friday

There was no big-game jitters for reserve shooting guard Zevonta Shands on Friday.   Shands calmly knocked down three 3 pointers, including the one that gave the Indians the lead for good in the fourth quarter. More...

Dawkins takes his game to next level

It says something about a player’s competitiveness when he’s probably the best player on the court and he comes away not entirely satisfied with his performance. More...

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Sen. Harvey Peeler (R-Gaffney) sponsored a resolution Dec. 7 for the Senate Committee on Interstate Cooperation to study the potential impact of not recognizing Daylight Savings Time. Do you think DST should be abolished?