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The following candidates have signed up to run in the August elections:

BLACKSBURG COUNCIL   *David Hogue (Mayor) *Joe Ross (Dist. 1) Suzanne Patterson (Dist. 1) *Mike Patterson (Dist. 2)   GAFFNEY COUNCIL   *Thomas Reid (Dist. 2) *Bernard Smith (Dist. 3) *Boone Peeler (Dist. More...

Chairman responds to lawsuit

(EDITOR'S NOTE: Cherokee             County School Board Chairman                 Billy Blackwell issued the following       &nbs More...

LifeStyles

GLT’s production of ‘The Foreigner’ is a wild and crazy, hilarious romp

Craziness begets craziness.   This is the moniker for the Gaffney Little Theatre's production of “The Foreigner,” set for four performances June 17, 18 and 19 at 7:30 p.m. and June 20 at 3 p.m.   More...

YOUNG CAREERIST

YOUNG CAREERIST – Patty Andrews (left) presents Megan Anderson the Gaffney Business and Professional Women's Club's “Young Careerist” award. More...

Mr. and Mrs. Hardin married 60 years

Mr. and Mrs. Billy Hardin of Gaffney celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on June 10, 2010. Mr. and Mrs. Hardin were married at the home of the Rev. Clarence Hampton in 1950. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Nellie Peterson

SMYRNA – Nellie Ann Shipton Peterson, 68, of 422 Rock Cut Road, passed away Wednesday, June 9, 2010, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center.   Born in Kings Creek, Mrs. More...

Columns

When English is a barrier just smile and say ‘oui’

This column picture was taken May 31 while I was enjoying one of my favorite pleasures in life in a cafe next   the beach in Genova, Italy.   More...

‘The Colossal Oil Leak That Wouldn’t Stop’

The plot line sounds preposterous. When applied to an environmental catastrophe that’s fact, not fiction, it sounds appalling and terrifying. More...

School board races getting crowded

Voters around Cherokee County will have some decisions to make come August, particularly regarding the Cherokee County School Board.   Five local residents — Alex Copeland, Dr. More...

Crash sends motorcyclist to hospital

A Gaffney man had to be taken to Spartanburg Regional Medical Center on Thursday afternoon after his motorcycle crashed into the side of a van attempting a Uturn on Highway 329.   More...

Election results certified; now it’s on to the runoffs

Thursday’s official count of the Republican and Democratic primaries went off without any hitches and the results became official.   More...

Local News

WHAT’S UP

Fund raisers    A church yard sale, bake sale and car wash will be held Saturday, June 12, beginning at 7 a.m. and continuing until 12 p.m. at Heritage Christian School, 4279 Cherokee Ave. (Hwy. 29).   More...

Bailey graduates May 1 from SCC

Brandon Lee Bailey graduated from Spartanburg Community College on May 1, 2010, with top honors. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Bailey of Gaffney and grandson of Mary Jones of Greenville and Mr. and Mrs. Buford Henderson and Mr. and Mrs. More...

POLICE REPORTS

 About $20 in change was reported stolen following the discovery of a burglary on Draytonville Road. More...

Sports

POST 109 PROFILE

Name: Spencer Epps Age: 18 Position: Pitcher/Third Base School: Broome High School High School Stats: .536 batting average. More...

BRIEFS

Gamecock Club   tourney July 17   The Cherokee County Gamecock Club will hold its golf tournament on Saturday, July 17, at the Gaffney Country Club with tee off time at 9 a.m.   More...

SCHEDULE

Today   American Legion Baseball   Spartanburg Post 28 at Gaffney. 7 p.m.   Saturday No games scheduled.   More...

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