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Former employee sues Novant

A male nurse manager has filed a gender discrimination and breach of contract lawsuit against Novant Healthcare in Cherokee County Court of Common Pleas, arguing he lost his job because he was a man working in a “predominantly female work envi More...

LifeStyles

SO FAR,

City park reservation fee reaping desired results

City residents have no problem with digging into their pockets to reserve a shelter area under an ordinance approved last month by Gaffney City Council.   There had been no charge to have an event at a city park. More...

Cupcakes take the cake

Whether you are 40 or 4, a cupcake is quintessential choice to celebrate a birthday

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Whether you’re 40 or 4 years old, a cupcake is the quintessential choice to celebrate a birthday.   More...

Mayes – Davidson

Diane Mayes announces the engagement of her daughter, Travika, to Derrick Davidson of Gaffney, son of Rosa Davidson.   Miss Mayes is also the daughter of the late Wadell Mayes. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

ELAINE MOSS

BLACKSBURG – Margaret Elaine Callahan Moss, 82, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, July 10, 2010, at Wendover Hospice House.   Born in Earl, N.C., she was the widow of Russell Moss. Mrs. More...

Teresa Calvert

GROVER, N.C. – Teresa Hopper Calvert, 45, of 120 Waterson Road, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, July 8, 2010, at Cleveland Regional Medical Center. More...

Jack Childers

PACOLET – Jack Kenneth Childers, 71, of 174 Mathis Road, passed away Saturday, July 10, 2010, at his residence. More...

Man drowns in motel pool

A man believed to have moved to the area for work drowned in a pool Friday at a Gaffney motel. More...

AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL

Casting call at outlet mall attracts more than 100

For the more than 100 women who made the audition at Prime Outlets — Gaffney on Saturday, the journey toward chasing the dream began with a strut followed by a pose, each vying for the opportunity to be “America’s Next Top Model.&r More...

STAMPEDE!

STAMPEDE! More...

Local News

Authorities trying to determine what started Jet Cleaners fire

Investigators spent all day Friday trying to determine the cause and origin of an early morning blaze that gutted a dry cleaning business on Wilkinsville Highway but no rulings have been made yet.   More...

The dreaded ‘D’ word once again rears its ugly arid head

Nearly two months of dry weather has prompted the state climatology office to issue an incipient drought declaration for each of South Carolina’s 46 counties, according to a statement released Friday by the S.C. More...

POLICE REPORTS

 More than $8,500 in copper wire and power tools were reported stolen following the burglary of an Allison Road business.   More...

Sports

Gaffney getting little respect

Despite finishing with a 10-4 record, losing in the semifinals of the state playoffs and returning many, the Gaffney High football team appears to be flying under the radar with so-called prep pigskin experts.   More...

SURVIVE AND ADVANCE

Wright, Jackson sock 3-run homers to lift Gaffney to 14-2 win

In a pregame interview, Post 109 manager Zach Clary was running through a list of must-dos if his team was to advance past the first round of the state playoffs, until he paused to point out the most obvious. More...

Post 109, Easley expected to put on offensive show

Post 109 manager Zach Clary doesn’t know much about second-round playoff foe Easley. But he does know that his team can’t take the opponent lightly.   “They are a pretty good team,” the first-year manager said. More...

Columns

It’s Computer Man and Guru Boy to the rescue

I had been waiting for several weeks for this fellow to show up to take a look at a new computer that I just could not seem to get logged onto our home network. More...

Is democracy overrated?

With the disintegration of the Soviet Empire and the Soviet Union, and Beijing’s abandonment of Maoism, anti-communism necessarily ceased to be the polestar of U.S. foreign policy. 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?