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Judge amends bond conditions for woman accused of murder

SPARTANBURG — A Gaffney woman accused of killing her longtime boyfriend will get to spread her wings a little more, but will still be confined to a 3-county region following a closed-door hearing Thursday afternoon in Spartanburg County Court.& More...

LifeStyles

St. John’s Ringers will ‘make a joyful noise’ Sunday at Grassy Pond Church

Handbell choir from Charlotte will present concert at 4 p.m.

A passage in The Bible urges believers “to make a joyful noise to the Lord, for He is good.”  More...

Red Cross sponsoring CPR Saturday March

SPARTANBURG – March is Red Cross Month and all counties of the Piedmont Chapter are joining other chapters across the state in holding CPR Saturday on March 12.  On this special day, the American Red Cross is offering CPR-Adult classes for More...

With proper treatment, peptic ulcers will heal in several weeks

ROCHESTER, Minn. – There's no need to put up with gnawing stomach pain due to ulcers. Most peptic ulcers can be cured in a matter of weeks, according to the March issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Delores W. Gleaton

BLACKVILLE – Delores Williams Gleaton, 79, of Blackville, passed away Wednesday, March 9, 2011.  Born in Blackville, she was a daughter of the late Clarence and Maybel Chavis Williams. Mrs. More...

Edwin “Boots” Harrington

Edwin “Boots” Harrington, 86, formerly of 1104 Elmore St., went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 9, 2011, at Magnolias of Gaffney. More...

Letters

Thanks to all who helped with Taste of Cherokee

Dear Taste of Cherokee Volunteers & Supporters: WOW! Thanks to you, Taste of Cherokee was the best in its 10-year history. Everyone worked so hard to make the Red Cross fundraiser a great family event. Thank you, thank you! More...

National News

INDICTED

Federal grand jury indicts 14 in fatal pirate attack on a yacht which left four Americans dead

NORFOLK, Va. — A federal grand jury has indicted 13 suspected pirates from Somalia and one from Yemen in the February hijacking of a yacht that left four Americans dead, the U.S. More...

Ala. pays $1M for freak accident that killed S.C. mom

MONTGOMERY, Ala. More...

May 31 election will determine who fills Knuckles seat

City officials will meet today to finalize plans to fill the unexpired term of recently deceased Board of Public Works Commissioner Joe Dean Knuckles.  City council has scheduled a special noon meeting to call for the special election. More...

DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME RETURNS SUNDAY

Daylight Savings Time officially returns at 2 a.m., Sunday, March 13.  Set your clocks one hour ahead before going to bed Saturday night or you might have a difficult time explaining to the preacher why you missed church Sunday.   More...

Deputy hurt; suspect still at large

A Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office deputy suffered scratches to his face and arm while trying to take a 39-year-old Blacksburg man into custody Monday morning.  More...

Local News

Realtors honored at awards luncheon

The Cherokee County Board of Realtors Inc. presented its annual Circle of Excellence awards at a March 3 luncheon held at J. Michael's Catering.

ABOVE: Realtors receiving Top Producer awards were (front, l-r) Barbara Jarman, Hope Gault, Chris Patterson, Shirley Tillinghast, Jackie Sellers, Will Bowers; (back, l-r) John Wall, Harvey London, Bo More...

PROPHECY FULFILLED

Former Gamecock Succop delivers message of hope to local audience

Obsessed with every accurate pass and elusive juke, viewers worldwide are glued to their television screens anxiously hoping their respective NFL teams come out on top and take another step closer to its ultimate goal of winning the Super Bowl.  More...

Korean War veterans to be honored

About 150 Korean War veterans will be honored as part of an ongoing campaign to recognize local military personnel involved in war-time service.  American Legion Post 109 will recognize Korean War veterans during its annual Veterans Appreciation More...

Sports

NCAA Division II Southeast Regional

Saints face familiar foe

Limestone men’s basketball coach Brandon Scott didn’t need to hunt for game tapes or make calls to coaches to get a scouting report on the Saints’ NCAA Division II Southeast Regional opponent.  More...

Earls strikes out 14 in Wildcats’ win

Kaleb Earls was in midseason form for the Blacksburg High baseball team on Tuesday.  Earls tossed a 1-hitter and struck out 14 in the Wildcats’ 9-0 win over Whitmire in the season opener.  Earls only walked three in his seven innings More...

Region II-A team announced by coaches

Blacksburg High basketball star Malory Sanders was selected to the all-region team.  Sanders led the team in rebounding and scoring.  Here’s a look at the women’s all-region team.  ST. More...

Columns

THEIR VIEWS

A potential showdown over economic development

Gov. Nikki Haley is facing a tough choice — and a potential showdown over economic development — because of a deal brokered by her predecessor and political mentor.  More...

Senate should also get serious about government restructuring

The South Carolina House of Representatives advanced three reform measures that would strengthen the governor’s authority and the Cabinet system in significant ways. 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?