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Results of 18-month county study unveiled to public outside city hall

Sometimes the truth hurts. More...

LifeStyles

Library’s Summer Reading Program gets under way June 3

Mak e a splash READ

PROGRAMS   DIVE INTO READING: Starring Ronald McDonald: Tuesday, June 15, 10:30 a.m. at Gaffney; 2:30 p.m. at Blacksburg. More...

Special events Thursday at Blacksburg, Gaffney libraries kick off summer with a splash

Children and teens are invited to participate in the free 2010 “Make a Splash READ!” and “Make Waves at Your Library” Summer Reading Programs at the Cherokee County Public Library in Gaffney, the Blacksburg Library and the var More...

Keep your four-legged family members happy and safe

Memorial Day weekend signals the unofficial start of summer, and The Humane Society of the United States reminds people to start thinking about how the warm weather will impact pets. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Vernon L. Parris

Vernon L. Parris   Vernon L. Parris, 86, of 411 Hardin Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 30, 2010, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center. More...

Velma Rawlison

Velma Smith Rawlison, 68, of 122 Little Drive, widow of the Rev. Walter Rawlison, passed away Sunday morning, May 30, 2010, at her home.   More...

Marie Haney

Marie Parris Haney, 81, formerly of 612 W. Pine St., Blacksburg, passed away Thursday, May 27, 2010, at Brookview Health Center.   Born in Blacksburg, Mrs. Haney was the widow of Willie R. More...

Church burglar sentenced

A 27-year-old Gaffney man pleaded guilty in Cherokee County General Sessions Court on Friday to breaking into two area churches, including the one he attends, last March.   More...

SUV overturns on interstate

Three people were taken to the hospital following the wreck of a fully-loaded SUV on Interstate 85 on Friday afternoon. More...

Local News

Attorney for Cass Smith files motion requesting ‘gag order’

While Cass Franklin Smith may have already done a lot of talking, a defense lawyer is planning on silence as the case goes forward. More...

City officials weighing options on future uses for visitors center

One thing is for certain: The city’s current visitors center will have a new use. Just what that new use will be is anybody’s guess, though. More...

POLICE REPORT

 A church property on Old Post Road was targeted by a burglar between May 25 and May 26. More...

Sports

Venus sent packing from French Open

So much for the thought that this might be the year Venus Williams would make a strong showing at the French Open. More...

Lakers down Suns; advance to play Celtics

Kobe Bryant is again showing the world what postseason greatness can be. More...

SCHEDULE

Today No games scheduled.   Thursday   American Legion Baseball   Spartanburg Post 28 at Gaffney. 7 p.m.   Gaffney (Juniors) at York. 7 p.m.   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?