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BEWARE OF THE SUN

Need for sun safety is greater than ever

S ummer may be fading fast, but the sun isn’t going anywhere. People heading to the beach, should take precautions. With 3.5 million new cases of skin cancer diagnosed annually, beach goers need to take sun protection more seriously than ever. More...

Kristen Barnett to compete Aug. 29 for Miss Junior Teen Charlotte crown

Kristen Barnett of Blacksburg was recently selected to participate in Nationals’ 2010 Miss Jr. Teen Charlotte pageant on Aug. 29.   More...

Spartanburg Little Theatre announces 2010-2011 season

SPARTANBURG – From the queen of country music to the original candy man himself, the Spartanburg Little Theatre’s 65th anniversary season will celebrate some of American theatre’s most beloved classics and exciting new favorites. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Samuel (Bobby) Hambright

PACOLET – Samuel Ben David (Bobby) Hambright, 60, of 640 Zion Church Road, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Aug. 12, 2010, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. More...

Maxine Reese

SPARTANBURG – Maxine Spencer Evans Reese, 70, of 226 Rosecrest Road, passed away on Friday, August 13, 2010 at Smith Phayer Hospice House.   Born in Rutherford, she was the wife of Bill Reese and daughter of the late Mack D. More...

Gene Christenberry

BLACKSBURG – James Eugene “Gene” Christenberry, 62, of 819 Caldwell Road, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Aug. 13, 2010, at his residence.   More...

BACK TO SCHOOL

SCHP urges motorists to exercise extra caution

Drivers should plan for the unexpected with children riding school buses today (Monday) to start a new school year in Cherokee County.   More...

CDBG grant money will be used to extend water service

Public water will soon be coming to a spot near the northern edge of the county. More...

Local News

Copper thefts on the increase again, police say

While it’s difficult to say if it’s a long-term trend or just an anomaly, some area law enforcement professionals say they are once again seeing an increase in copper theft.   More...

9-11 program planned to honor those who died

Lest we forget Sept. 11, 2001. More...

Cherokee County in line for funds from recently passed bill

An education jobs bill approved by Congress on Tuesday could result in new teachers hired in local schools this year.   More...

Sports

Indians r(a)ign over Shelby

Gaffney edges Lions but lose another starter

The deluge wasn’t the only thing that dampened the enthusiasm of the Gaffney Indians after their 16- 15 win over host Shelby at the Border Showcase Saturday. More...

BRIEFS

Clemson Club to meet Aug. More...

Hames runs wild in Wildcat blowout

Blacksburg cut to the Chase in Friday’s 27-0 victory over McCormick in the Iron City Jamboree finale. More...

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THEIR VIEWS

A reasonable compromise   Memorials to loved ones who died in vehicle wrecks have long lined the state’s highways.   But they’re illegal, and some say a distracting safety hazard.   More...

Who’s that moron with his foot in the toilet?

Why is it that men are fascinated by things we don’t understand?   More...

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