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RIDING IN A ONE-HORSE SLEIGH

Mike and Cindy Byars took advantage of the snowy conditions to take their 1-year-old grandson Jayden Byars on his first sleigh ride.   More...

LifeStyles

‘Voices of the Revolution’ will be heard at Cowpens National Battlefield’s 230th anniversary celebration

Talks, lantern-lit walks, reenactments highlight Jan. 15-16 events

Visitors can hear different perspectives about the American Revolution this weekend when Cowpens National Battlefield celebrates the 230th anniversary of the Battle of Cowpens with “Voices of the Revolution.”  All activities are free More...

Joy Brown guest speaker for ‘Spectacular Thursday’

Gaffney native Joy Brown will be guest speaker for “Spectacular Thursday,” a celebration event for Christian women set for Thursday, Feb. 3, at 6:30 p.m. in the Buford Street United Methodist Church Family Life Center.  More...

CAVA creative art classes start Jan. 14

The Cherokee County Alliance of Visual Artists (CAVA) will begin a new series of creative art classes Jan. 14 at the CAVA Gallery inside the Gaffney Visitor Center, 210 W. Frederick St. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Mabel B. Pruett

BLACKSBURG – Mabel Batchler Pruett, 99, passed away Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011, at Levine and Dickson Hospice House.  More...

Lucille Woods

BLACKSBURG – Services for Lucille Elizabeth Woods, 99, of 203 N. Academy St., will be held on Thursday, Jan. 13, at 12 p.m. at Pine Grove Baptist Church with Dr. Van C. Williams, Minister Kaleaf T. Taylor, the Rev. Larry J. More...

Pauline Camp

Services for Pauline Camp, 76, of 4004 Providence Road, Apt. D, Charlotte, N.C., will be held Saturday, Jan. 15, at 11 a.m. at Foster Funeral Home with the Rev. Dr. Vance E. More...

State News

Snow delays opening day

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina legislators sometimes brag about their power to frustrate governors and set the timetable of lawmaking. But they met their match Tuesday with Old Man Winter, failing to muster a quorum in the Senate.  More...

Magaha delivers standout performance; but Saints drop 3 matches at tournament

Limestone wrestling (2-6) falls in all three matches at the NWCA/Cliff Keen National Duals on Saturday the campus of Northern Iowa.  The Saints fell to No. 2 St. Cloud State (32-6), No. 9 Central Oklahoma (24- 9) and No. More...

City garbage collection schedule disrupted

With snow and ice still on the ground and a scheduled holiday approaching Monday, City of Gaffney Public Works Director Mike Teague had a major request of city residents expecting garbage pickup.  “We’re asking for the public’ More...

Winter weather good news, bad news for Highway Patrol

While Monday’s snow and ice storm caused no shortage of headaches, Trooper Billy Elder of the South Carolina Highway Patrol considered the weather event to be both a blessing and a curse.  More...

Local News

Storm forces Gaffney to postpone council meeting

The heavy snow will give Gaffney city council more time to think about the county’s request to waive the permit fees for the proposed county administration building. More...

Hospice Care becomes partner of ‘We Honor Veterans’

It may surprise many people to learn that 25 percent of those who die every year in the United States are veterans.  More...

Divorce clinic set for Jan. 13

South Carolina Legal Services will hold a Pro Se Divorce Clinic on Thursday, Jan. 13, in the Family Courtroom in the County Courthouse. The clinic will start promptly at 2 p.m. More...

Sports

SCOTT'S STARE -

Limestone men's basketball coach Brandon Scott glares at the officials during a recent game. Because of the snowstorm, Monday's game with Lees-McRae will be played today. More...

Limestone Results and Schedule

Last Week:  Monday, January 3 Women's Basketball: Limestone 58, Belmont Abbey 51 Men's Basketball: Limestone 72, Belmont Abbey 65  More...

Weather forces postponements

WIPE OUT

The brutal snowstorm that struck the Upstate scrapped plans for the topranked Gaffney Indians to open region play at Rock Hill this week.  The basketball game had been postponed from Monday to Wednesday because of weather more suited for the Idi More...

Columns

GUEST COLUMNIST

Colleges and universities are setting the right example

Seven state-supported colleges and universities in South Carolina are setting a positive example, not just for other institutions of higher education but for local governments across the state as well.  Because of their efforts, higher education More...

CODY SOSSAMON

These Christmas bonuses are an affront to taxpayers

Does it bother anyone but me that our local elected officials chose to give themselves Christmas bonuses?  City council members gave themselves $500 (the same as city employees received); county council members took $200 (same as county employee More...

READERS ON THE ROAD

Lyndsay Whiten and Megan Jolliff stand in front of the Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center during a shopping trip to New York City. More...

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