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Gallman named county teacher of the year

Gaffney High physical education teacher Cindy Gallman will be recognized this week for her recent selection as the Cherokee County School District’s top teacher. More...

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Arts Council presents Queen Charlotte Chorus in concert Tuesday in Fullerton Auditorium

Performance brings to close Arts Council's 2009-2010 season

The Arts Council will present The Queen Charlotte Chorus in Fullerton Auditorium at Limestone College on Tuesday, April 27, at 7:30 p.m. The scripted show is complete with sparkling costumes, creative choreography and beautiful four-part harmony. More...

'BUDDY' VISITS AT PEACHTREE

Peachtree Centre mascot "Buddy" dropped by recently with his owner, Pete Upchurch. More...

Help and encouragement from family, friends important during difficult times

ROCHESTER, Minn. – Technology – and some forethought -– can help patients share their news about a health crisis and rally the support of friends and family when it’s needed most.   More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Mikeall Lee Carter

Mikeall Lee Carter, two and one-half months old, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 22, 2010. He was the son of Fantaisa Marie Barnett- Butler and Mitchell Allen Carter. More...

Tami Osborne

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Tami Harmon Osborne, 56, of 8021 Andover Creek Drive, Apt. 1914, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, April 24, 2010, at Carolinas Medical Center.   More...

Broadus Mason Sr.

ENOREE – Broadus Dean Mason Sr., 81, of 620 Old Rock Quarry Road, passed away Friday April 23, 2010, at Laurens County Hospital. A native of Gaffney, he was the son of the late James and Mattie Sarratt Mason. He was a member of Trinity More...

Veterans park plans finalized

After eight years of patiently waiting, veteran groups expect to see the Cherokee County Veterans Appreciation Park take a significant step Monday toward becoming a reality.   More...

Ride for Relay goes off without a hitch

With several hundred bikers at his command, Cherokee County Sheriff Bill Blanton wasn’t afraid to put the five men seeking to replace him on the spot.   More...

Retired teachers could face pay cuts

Retired teachers could lose one-third of their salaries if they choose to keep their jobs with the school district next school year.   More...

Local News

Proposed budget contains pleasant surprises

Insurer will charge a $25 monthly fee to employees who smoke or who use tobacco products.                 You might want to add this to Ripley’s Believe it or Not list.   More...

County OKs inducement agreement

As expected, Cherokee County Council has approved an inducement agreement that will clear the way for a large textile maker to invest in an existing plant here. More...

Spratt foe to speak tonight

The Cherokee County Republican will meet Monday, April 26 at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at Broad River Electric Cooperative’s Conference Meeting Room at 811 Hamrick Street, Gaffney SC 29340.   More...

Sports

Gallman ends career with win

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Lady Wildcats in 3-way tie for 2nd

In Region II-A, Blacksburg, Southside Christian and Whitmire finished in a 3-way tie for second place.   Landrum secured first place with a 10-0 record in the region. A tie breaker will determine te the remaining playoff seeds. More...

AAU track team to practice Tuesday

Practice for a local AAU track and field team will begin Tuesday, April 27, at Gaffney Middle track at 5 p.m. Ages 5 to 18 are welcome.   Practice will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays.   More...

Columns

Possums everywhere are trembling in fear

I’ve never been one to buy items featured on those socalled infomercials.   Well, there was that one set of Time Life books.   OK, and the Popeil Pocket Fisherman. 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?