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Meals on Wheels’ second annual luau benefit is set for August 28

Blax Station will provide music; Whitney Bowe will offer free line dance lessons

Do you have the mid summer blues? If so, you can shake them off at Meals on Wheels' second annual benefit luau on Saturday, Aug. 28, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Broad River Electric Auditorium. More...

Jones – Reid

Thomas and Phyllis Jones of Gaffney announce the engagement of their daughter, Lisa, to Josh Reid, son of Keith and Merica Reid of Blacksburg. More...

Spearman – Swanner

Mr. and Mrs. R. Daniel Spearman of Lexington announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Lauren, to Michael Ryan Swanner, both of Columbia.   More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Jessie Peterson, RN, MSN

JONESVILLE – Jessie Hand Peterson, 40, wife of Danny Peterson of 124 Oakwood Rd., Jonesville, died Tuesday, June 22, 2010.   More...

Jimmie Childers

Jimmie Eugene Childers, 68, of 600 N. Limestone St., Apt. 1055, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, June 23, 2010, at Spartanburg Restorative Care surrounded by loved ones.   More...

George W. Smith Sr.

Services for Deacon George W. Smith Sr., 92, of 107 Woodlawn Drive, widower of Bessie Mae Davidson Smith, will be held Saturday, June 26, at 1 p.m. at Ebenezer Baptist Church with the Rev. Freddy Davidson, Dr. Eula Miller, the Rev. More...

Columns

Is the Peach Festival still worth the effort?

Weird activities and trouble have a way of following me around.   More...

State News

Shindig tonight

The second half of the 2010 “Shindig at the Gaffney Cabin” Free Concert Series will continue this Friday, June 25. The concert will be from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., and will feature Jeff Luckadoo.   More...

School district files response to lawsuit

Former assistant superintendent Andy Jones was reassigned after an independent investigation of a teacher’s claim she was sexually harassed concluded that “at the very least, poor judgement was exercised” by Jones, school district More...

Peach Festival kicks off today

The Contagious Blues Band will hit the stage Friday at 7 p.m. for a street dance to kick off the first weekend of the South Carolina Peach Festival.   More...

Multiple agencies investigating stolen police cruiser incident

A 62-year-old Gaffney woman injured when a stolen City of Gaffney police cruiser crashed into her vehicle early Wednesday on Highway 18 has been upgraded to good condition at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center, a hospital spokesman confirmed Thursd More...

Local News

Weaver named to First Carolina Corporate Board of Directors

Carolina Foothills Federal Credit Union CEO Scott Weaver has been elected to First Carolina Corporate Credit Union Board of Directors. First Carolina Corporate provides services primarily to South Carolina and North Carolina credit unions. More...

Earns Doctor of Chiropractic degree

Jenna Lynne Cook, received her Doctor of Chiropractic degree during commencement exercises at Palmer College of Chiropractic, Florida Campus, in Port Orange, Fla., on June 18, 2010.   Dr. More...

Coyle named to Dean’s List

COLUMBIA – Keely Christine Coyle was named to the Dean’s List at Columbia College for the 2010 spring semester. Students who have a grade point average of 3.50 for the spring semester are placed on the Dean’s List.   More...

Sports

Donovan notches winning goal

The words came haltingly, then not at all, as Landon Donovan tried to explain how much the goal meant to him.   More...

Post 109 grounds Union

So much for batting practice.   Water on the field prevented Post 109 batters from getting their pregame swings in, but it didn’t stop them from pounding out a 7-2 win over homestanding Union on Wednesday. More...

Letters

How many calories does a double pan-fried noodles combo have anyway?

Looming federal requirements for major restaurant chains to provide pertinent nutritional information on what they serve is a reasonable step as obesity imposes an everheavier health care burden on our nation. More...

S.C. State board politics may yet change the equation

The rumors were hot for a time: The South Carolina State Board of Trustees that was again amid a change of leadership and membership would oust president George Cooper. More...

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National News

FOX CAROLINA

The City of Gaffney, with some help from the Rug and Home Store, literally rolled out the red carpet Thursday morning for the Fox Carolina morning show, which brought its “Town Takeover” tour to Gaffney for a live two-hour broadcast. More...

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