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Salona Mae celebrates 100th birthday today; reflects on her life

Local resident Salona Mae Hambright is satisfied with life and what the journey throws at her. More...

LifeStyles

Area cooks display creative talents in Peach Festival dessert contest

Terri Woodward converts old family recipe for banana pudding into award-winning peach dessert

Terri Woodward decided to give an 80-year-old family recipe a new twist Wednesday night while making one of her husband's favorite desserts. She used fresh peaches in creating a "Peach Pudding" at 10:20 p.m. More...

Limestone College’s Acting Troupe will perform July 22 at libraries

The Limestone College Acting Troupe will present the play, “To the Waterworks,” on Thursday, July 22, at 10:30 a.m. at the Blacksburg Library and at 2:30 p.m. at the Cherokee County Public Library in Gaffney.   More...

Victory Baptist honors pastor

Rev. Little honored with appreciation day on July 11

Victory Baptist Church observed Pastor’s Appreciation Day on Sunday, July 11, 2010, in honor of Dr. Greg Little and his family’s 15 years of dedicated service to the church and its members. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Sherard Sophronia “Shell” Cagle Smith

Mrs. Sherard “Shell” Cagle Smith, 89, of Gaffney, passed away on Tuesday, July 13, 2010, at the Wallace Thompson Hospital in Union.   Mrs. More...

Joseph J. Laxton

Joseph Joel Laxton, 38, of 3201 Duval Road, Apt. 816, Austin, Texas, passed away Monday, July 12, 2010, at his residence.   Mr. Laxton was born in Charleston, W.Va., and was the son of Ulysses McKinley Laxton Jr. More...

Edwin Rees

Edwin Elmer Rees, 79, formerly of 905 8th St., went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, July 17, 2010, at Peachtree Centre. More...

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I don’t fly because it makes my feet bleed

Cody (he’s the publisher) just got back from Italy.   Our Lifestyles editor spent a few days in the great Northwest a while back and our education reporter just returned home a few weeks ago from an extensive tour of France. More...

Lawmakers should try to make voting easier, not more difficult

THEIR VIEW

Those seeking examples of how dysfunctional our state Legislature can be should take a look at the fate of the voter ID bill.   More...

Racer’s Paradise project still on track

While many companies have put the skids on big-dollar projects, a Concord, N.C., motorsports development company is still racing toward its goal of breaking ground on its Cherokee County project next year. More...

Y? Because it’s ultra-modern and brand new; that’s Y

The contrast in weather was as stark as the difference between the former and new YMCA facilities.   On a cold, blustery December morning, Cherokee County YMCA officials, local dignitaries and members, broke ground for the new facility. More...

Local News

7-year-old Gaffney girl is New Talent winner

One of the biggest crowds ever was on hand for the South Carolina Peach Festival New Talent Night sponsored by the Blacksburg Rotary Club Thursday at Fullerton Auditorium at Limestone College.   More...

Gamecock’s dad celebrates at Harold’s

A two-time All- Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) performer during his time at Clemson, Mauldin resident Bill Wingo was quite surprised when his son Scott chose rival University of South Carolina as his destination for college. More...

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COMING SOON — Crews on Saturday removed material from the former Eckerd's Drug building in the Peachtree Marketplace to make way for the new Olive Garden restaurant which will be built on the si More...

Sports

Indians nipped in OT

After a close game in pool play between the teams, it seemed appropriate that the championship of the Rock Hill Passing Tournament would come down to a single play in overtime between powers Gaffney and Northwestern. More...

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Gaffney Post 109 has some unfinished business.   The local American Legion squad has no championship banner to show for its previous four trips to the state tournament. More...

POST 109 PROFILE

Name: Grayson Goforth Age: 17 Position: Second Base School: Gaffney High School   High School Stats: .431 batting average   Hobbies: Sports and swimming.   Favorite Food: Zaxby's Chicken   More...

Letters

The library is in desperate need of a new reader-printer

Dear Editor:   I am the unofficial historian of Cherokee County and I   wish on behalf of the Friends of the Cherokee County Public Library to express our appreciation for you establishing your business in our county.   More...

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