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Year of tears: American men tear up in 2010

“Back in the early '70s, it was     male machoism – men were not       to publicly display emotions;         it was viewed as a sign of     weakness... More...

Authorities crack down on flea market fakes

TRENTON, N.J. – Used to be, if you wanted a knockoff handbag or fake fragrance, Lower Manhattan's Canal Street was a mecca.   More...

David Holt joins Doc Watson for Jan. 15 performance at Newberry Opera House

NEWBERRY – The legendary master of flatpicking and fingerstyle guitar, Doc Watson returns to the Newberry Opera House for one performance on Saturday night, Jan. 15. Tickets are very limited so call early.   More...

Obituaries - Free Access

David Noe

David Lawrence Noe, 53, of Blacksburg, formerly of Charlotte, N.C., died Monday, Dec. 27, 2010.   More...

Mary Kirby

Mary Tisdale Kirby, 91, formerly of 304 Providence Road, passed away Sunday, Jan. 2, 2011, at Peachtree Centre.   Arrangements will be announced by Blakely Funeral Home.   More...

Christopher Osborn Sr.

Christopher Raymoln Osborn Sr., 82, of 2854 Chesnee Hwy., went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010, at Regional Hospice Home.   More...

The Top 10 news stories of 2010

On Feb. 4, emergency dispatchers in York County received a call that has since captured the attention of not just one county, but an entire region from Charlotte, N.C., to Spartanburg.   More...

Local News

Cowpens native remembers the ‘Battle of the Bulge’

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following story was published recently in the Atlanta Journal Constitution about Oliver Littlejohn, a native of Cowpens. He has many friends and relatives living in this area.   More...

Legislative delegation meets tonight

The Cherokee County Legislative Delegation will hold its annual meeting today (Monday) at 6:30 p.m. at the Spartanburg Community College Foundation Building.   More...

DONATION —

DONATION — Libby Cheek, of the United Way of the Piedmont is shown accepting a contribution of $5,940 from Jeff Richardson, Assistant Vice President of First Piedmont Federal Savings & Loan Asso More...

Sports

10 FOR ‘10

A look back at the sports headlines that made 2010 one for the books

Gaffney wins Class AAAA basketball title For the Gaffney 1 Indians, tears of sadness were replaced by tears of joy. More...

Letters

White Christmas meant a work day for SCDOT

Dear Editor:   The dreams of a white Christmas were fulfilled for many South Carolinians this year with snow beginning on Christmas Day in the Upstate and moving throughout most of the state on Dec. 26. More...

Columns

BRITTANY N. GUTHRIE

Ready or not, here comes 2011

Over the last week Facebook has been booming with status updates from teenagers who seem to be very pleased with their new toys. Most of these statuses have come straight from their brand new iPod Touches and iPhones.  More...

WHEN IN ROME...

And now for some completely random stuff

Originally, the idea for this column was to highlight the people, places and things that make Cherokee County a great place to live.I get ideas from fellow Cherokeeans or go exploring on my own. 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?