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57th annual event will be at Broad River Electric Auditorium

L’Etoile Club winter formal dance Jan. 8

The L’Etoile Club will hold its 57th winter formal dance on Saturday, Jan. 8. A highlight of the club’s year, the dance will be held at Broad River Electric. Festivities begin at 8 p.m. and continue until midnight. More...

Christina Jeffrey speaker at AAUW January meeting

The Gaffney Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) will meet Monday, Jan. 10, at noon at Aegean Pizza on Floyd Baker Boulevard.  More...

Local multi-talented singer/songwriter will perform Jan. 12 at Gaffney library

The Cherokee County Public Library will showcase another local artist at its first winter "Music Sandwiched-In” concert. Singer/songwriter Bernadette Swayngim will perform on Wednesday, Jan. 12, from 12:15-1 p.m. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

LYNDSEY GOODWIN PALMER

SPRING LAKE, N.C. – On Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011, God called an angel home. Lyndsey Goodwin Palmer, age 25, went to be with her Lord and Savior to sing in his Heavenly choir. More...

FAYE WEATHERS

Alice Faye Seay Weathers, 57, of 309 Jackson St., went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. More...

LLOYD TUCKER

BLACKSBURG – Loyd Gene “Little” Tucker, 77, formerly of 264 Sims Road, passed away Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011, at Peachtree Centre in Gaffney. More...

Columns

JOE L. HUGHES

It’s not just a man’s world anymore

It took women decades to earn the respect necessary to become one with their male counterparts at our nation’s voting booths. More...

Veterans warned of potential scam efforts

The South Carolina’s Attorney General’s Office and the state Office of Veteran Affairs are warning veterans to be careful of scams specifically targeting veterans.  More...

GIS web app pinpoints properties, who owns them, etc.

The answer to that commonly asked question of “I wonder who owns that property?” is just a mouse click away.  Information on every county parcel, such as the identity of the property owner, is now available at the county’s new More...

Relay will kick off 2011 drive Jan. 17

It is believed bad things typically come in threes.  Local Relay for Life organizers hope to change all that and continue the community’s strong showing when it comes to raising funds to aid in the fight against cancer.  More...

Local News

Smithsonian exhibit on 5-state tour

South Carolina tour starts in Gaffney April 9

ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) — The Smithsonian hears America singing, playing instruments and telling its history through music.  More...

‘Leap of faith’ 34 years ago turns out to have been a very successful move

While it is now a second generation insurance business, longtime Cherokee County Development Board Chairman James Moss wasn’t so sure about his own future when he decided to take a leap of faith three decades ago.  More...

Duke accepting nominations

Duke Energy will present its annual “Award for Public Service” during The Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce’s annual dinner meeting on Feb. 24. More...

Sports

Ex-Limestone wrestler tests MMA skills on Strikeforce card

Former Limestone College standout wrestler John Richard will headline a mixed martial arts fight card tonight.  More...

Gaffney rallies past Bulldogs

Most times, the state champion Gaffney Indians take control of the game before the fans settle in.  Not Wednesday.  Facing an early 8-point deficit, the Indians responded with a strong second-half effort to down the pesky host Boiling Sprin More...

Lowery, Tate score in double figures in Lady Indians’ win

First-year Gaffney girls’ basketball coach Susan Wade is intent on making her team a serious region contender.  If Wednesday’s 53-28 win over Boiling Springs is any indication, she’s making progress toward her goal.  &ldqu More...

Letters

Thanks to all who helped at the soup kitchen

Dear Cody:  To the many churches, civic groups and various organizations that helped serve meals at the Gaffney Soup Kitchen this year, we all want to say thank you.  More...

Number one again, thanks to you

Dear Editor:  More...

State News

Tickets vanishing for PGA Championship in SC

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The combination of the Ocean Course and the world’s best golfers has made tickets for the 2012 PGA Championship extremely hot items.  More...

Drunk burglar calls 911 after getting trapped in home; bank robber says ‘give me all your $60s’

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Police in Delaware say a man broke into a house, got drunk and couldn’t make his way back outside — so he called 911 for help.  More...

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