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City’s new fire trucks arrive

Following a very long drive from Houston, Texas, two fire trucks pulled up to their new home in Gaffney on Friday.   More...

LifeStyles

MISSIONS FOR ALL SEASONS

The women of Providence Baptist Church sponsored a brunch on Saturday, Aug. 14, in the church fellowship hall. The theme was “Missions for all Seasons.” Tables were decorated for the Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter seasons. More...

Miss Worthy and Mr. Miller wed Aug. 7 in Spartanburg

SPARTANBURG – Tori Worthy and Mac Miller, both of Spartanburg, were united in marriage on Saturday, Aug. 7, 2010, at Emmauel Baptist Church. The Rev. More...

PEACHTREE CENTRE RESIDENTS LOVE

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Obituaries - Free Access

Emma Richardson

Emma “Emmy” Richardson was born on July 16, 1928 in Heidelberg, Germany to Herman and Clara (Ritter) Linden. She passed away on September 10, 2010 at the age of 82. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. More...

Bonnie Childress

COWPENS — Adeline Bonnie Belle Barnett Allen Childress, 96, of 242 Maple Street, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, September 10, 2010 at her residence. More...

Garland Chappell Sr.

Funeral service for Garland Edward Chappell Sr., 88, of 905 Spring St., will be held Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010, at 2 p.m. at Limestone Missionary Baptist Church.   The Rev. Michael Golden will be officiating. More...

Woman sues Cherokee Speedway

A woman who was injured when a race car flipped over a wall at Cherokee Speedway during a July 2008 race has filed suit against the race track in Cherokee County Court of Common Pleas.   More...

Power goes out; Duke substation problem blamed

For the second time in less than two months, a malfunction at a Duke Power substation on Willow Street knocked out power to about 2,000 Board of Public Works customers.   The outage occurred about 10:30 p.m. More...

City not yet sure of grand opening date for arts center

The city will be moving into its new visitors and visual arts center Sept. 29 and 30.   When it will be open to the public is still up in the air. More...

Local News

POLICE REPORTS

 A stolen trailer owned by Limestone College was recovered Sept. 7 on Burnt Gin Road.   According to the Gaffney Police Department, the blue and white trailer, which had Limestone College lettering, was taken from the college between Sept. More...

Pageant seeks to help needy

It only takes one moment for the world to come crashing down around us.   Especially in today’s economy, in which it seems the unemployed are finding it harder to acquire jobs while bills continue to pile up.   More...

It just so happened...

Bennie goes to Vegas and rents a scooter

It just so happened that I was in Vegas recently. My daughter, Rebekah, and I were there for the Off Price Show. This is a semi-annual event for retailers that has everything from dollar store goods to name brand closeouts. More...

Sports

New coach makes necessary changes

Dan Jones is settling in as the Gaffney High football caoch.   Jones blamed the team’s minus-8 turnover margin for consecutive losses to Dorman and Greenwood. More...

BRIEFS

Flag Football   sign up underway   Gaffney Flag Football will begin on Setp. 12. For more information contact Shannon Dawkins at (864) 425-1852 by Friday, Sept. 17. The season will begin Sept. 19. More...

SCHEDULE

Today   HIgh School Volleyball   Gaffney Quad Match at Boiling Springs.   Tuesday High School Swimming Lancaster at Gaffney. 5 p.m.   More...

Columns

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I can’t find my stuff

Honey, where’s my (fill in the blank)? I can’t find it. More...

WHEN IN ROME ...

And then ... we ate

I am unable to button my pants and I blame it all on YOU!   Since my last column I’ve received suggestions about places to go here in Cherokee County and almost all have been restaurants. Explore Southern cooking, you say? 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?