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Burned worker expected to leave hospital

An employee of a Greenville-based contracting company who suffered burns during a Tuesday afternoon accident in Blacksburg was expected to be released from a hospital Thursday.   More...

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Hatcher Sisters will perform original song and dance comedy show at library April 13

Three provide fun and laughs in lively concert

The Cherokee County Public Library will present the Hatcher Sisters in a rambunctious and lively concert on Tuesday, April 13, from 12:15-1 p.m. in the large conference room at the Gaffney library.   More...

‘Y’ director speaks to AAUW

Mike Goforth, director of the Cherokee County YMCA, spoke at the March meeting of Gaffney Branch AAUW (American Association of University Women) about the Y’s new facility that plans to open on June 1.   More...

April 11 concert offers sneak peek at Limestone College and Community Chorus’ Austrian program

While the Limestone College and Community Chorus will tour Austria in late June, music aficionados in the Upstate will get a sneak peek of their program during a free concert on Sunday, April 11, at 3 p.m. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Rev. John C. Miller Sr.

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Marie P. Walker

Marie Padgett Walker, 84, of Gaffney, died Saturday, April 3, 2010, at her residence.   She was born June 6, 1925 in Rutherfordton County, N.C., to Raleigh Padgett and Maude Powell Padgett. More...

Jerry Reed “Buttercup” Terry

Jerry “Buttercup” Reed Terry, 78, formerly of Twin Bridge Road, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 7, 2010, at Peachtree Centre.   More...

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Who knew pleasure could turn to pain so quickly? More...

State of county bridges ‘almost to desperation’

Cherokee County Assistant Administrator Holland Belue explained there are no funds allocated for bridge projects in the budget.

When Cherokee County Administrator Ben Clary used the phrase “almost to desperation” to describe the condition of county-owned bridges, it wasn’t mere hyperbole to draw attention to the problem.   More...

Motorists can expect to pay more for gas in 2010 than they did last year

As if the cost of living was not already high enough, it seems a recent jump in gas prices is a trend likely to continue. More...

Local News

Festival gets $5,000 less than last year from city

At a time when most residents are pinching pennies a little tighter, the South Carolina Peach Festival might have to do the same. More...

Take a trip back in time on an old tractor

Local residents can take a ride on a vintage tractor Saturday in a new event organized by the Broad River Antique Power Association.   More...

School report cards coming

The state plans to release two report cards this year on how schools are performing on state tests.   The 2009 report card ratings are expected to be issued Friday, April 16. More...

Sports

Clemson’s Sarratt out after elbow surgery

A day after elbow surgery, Gaffney’s Justin Sarratt was attending class at Clemson University.   It’ll take a lot longer before he returns to the pitching mound, though.   More...

Indians top Broome, 8-6

Maybe a pair of games with Broome was all the Gaffney High baseball team needed to get back on track. More...

LC volleyball team brings down curtain on first season

The Limestone College men’s volleyball team is nearing the end of its inaugural season as the Saints will play their final regular season game on Saturday at the Timken Center when they host Quincy University at 3 p.m. in Gaffney. More...

Letters

Although you might not know it, you have been touched by the March of Dimes if ...

Dear Editor:   The March of Dimes is working tirelessly toward the day   when all babies are born healthy. More...

Cherokee County Children’s Home is so proud and appreciative

To the residents of Cherokee County:   The Channel 7 Telethon brought in more than $14,000 at last count with more than $9,000 of that amount donated to Cherokee Children’s Home. More...

County residents challenged to complete and return 2010 Census forms

Dear Editor:   In March 2010, every household across the nationa received   a census form. Required once every 10 years by the U.S. Constitution, the 2010 Census will count every man, woman and child living in the United States.   More...

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