May 10, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Local man among those convicted for involvement in cockfighting venture

A Gaffney man was among six people convicted by a federal jury May 7 for their involvement in a cockfighting venture in Lexington County, according to a press release from William N. Nettles, U.S. Attorney for the District of South Carolina.   More...

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Leonard Pearson back by popular demand for Music Sandwiched-In concert May 12 at Gaffney library

The Cherokee County Public Library's own Leonard Pearson will perform Wednesday, May 12, from 12:15-1 p.m. at the Cherokee County Public Library's monthly Music Sandwiched In.   More...

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SAMMY VISITS PEACHTREE – Peachtree Centre had a special visit recently from "Sammy" the cat. Sammy visited the residents on several floors, where they petted and held him in their laps. More...

ANNIVERSARY

Holcombs married 25 years

Boyd and Charlotte Holcomb of Gaffney celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary on May 5, 2010.   Mr. and Mrs. Holcomb were married in 1985 at the Cherokee County Courthouse. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Michael Shaquille Davidson

Michael Shaquille Davidson, 16, of 406 Fourth St., passed away Saturday, May 8, 2010, at 4:03 a.m. at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.   Son of Michael Davidson Sr. More...

Barbara Harris

GREENVILLE - Barbara Sparks Harris, beloved wife of Dr. Falls Lewis Harris, passed away at home on Saturday, May 8, 2010.   More...

Suzanne Coates

Suzanne Clary Coates, 61, of 825 N. Green River Road, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 9, 2010, at her residence.   More...

Local Relay For Life event a traffic-stopper

There may not be an “official” Cherokee County fair, but those traveling along Old Georgia Highway on Friday night who saw the activity at the Timken Track likely thought there was one.   More...

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SHOWCASE 2010 — Dancers young and old entertained about 3,000 Cherokee County residents Saturday night at the Southern Dance Academy's “Showcase 2010.” The 3-hour-plus show featured More...

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POLICE REPORTS

 About $550 in stereo equipment was stolen from a car parked on Red Line Road in Chesnee. More...

Rate study shows BPW a good deal for heavy users

BPW ratepayers pay $159.40 per 2,000 kilowatts of power

Turns out Gaffney Board of Public Works’ rates are a bargain for heavy users of electricity, as well. More...

A DAY TO REMEMBER

Limestone College President Dr. Walt Griffin awards one of many degrees handed out over the weekend as the school held commencement exercises. More...

Sports

Peak puts on show at AAU tournament

Rising freshman earns another MVP award at national tourney

Gaffney’s L.J. Peak isn’t Lebron James. But he’s doing his best to keep up with the NBA superstar’s MVP total. More...

GHS golfers in hunt for state crown

The Gaffney High golf team expects to be in the mix to claim the Class 4A state tournament.   The 54-hole tourney begins today in Greenville, home to Furman University’s challenging par 72 golf course. More...

Craig earns right to defend title

Gaffney speedster Joe Craig will have a chance to defend his 200 meter state championship - and win some more gold at Saturday’s state track and field meet. More...

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The keys conundrum

We have a motto at our house. And by “we” I mean my wife. And that motto is this: “Have You Seen My Keys?   I know that as mottos go, that one’s not all that clever. But it is consistent. More...

HAVE YOU CONSIDERED...

What God says about lying

Oops! This national day of observance in the U.S. got past me. Probably did you also. Was the media silent about this? If it wasn’t, I missed it.   Yep, I did not know April 30 is National Honesty Day in the United States. More...

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