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Man sues over burned ’66 Mustang

A civil lawsuit has been filed in Cherokee County Court of Common Pleas against a Gaffney garage by the owner of a classic sports car that was destroyed in a Dec. More...

LifeStyles

PromNight

That ‘perfect’ dress or tux can make special evening a lasting memory

A turquoise blue dress with a hint of red whisper is not the typical fashion a high school student can find when shopping for formal wear.  More...

Library celebrates Children’s Book Week

The Cherokee County Public Library in Gaffney will celebrate Children’s Book Week May 2-8. More...

WHAT’S UP

Church news   Divine Glory Ministries, formerly Kings Creek Church Of God, 709 Mullinax Circle (on Hwy. 5), Kings Creek, will have a gospel singing Saturday, April 30, at 6 p.m. featuring New Restoration.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

GENE ARTHUR

Gene Cooksey Arthur, 84, of 1303 S. Johnson St., went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 28, 2011, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.  More...

DAVID R. REHMEYER

GAFFNEY – David R. Rehmeyer, 91, passed away peacefully at McCall Hospice House in Simpsonville on April 28, 2011. A native of York County, Pennsylvania, he was the son of Chester E. and Flo Shirey Rehmeyer.  More...

Leona (Lee-Lee) Ford

Leona Carter Ford, 81, formerly of Coyle Road, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 27, 2011, at Brookview Healthcare.  More...

Columns

THEIR VIEW

Things are looking up, but we must keep pressing

South Carolina has done a good job laying the groundwork for the state to create jobs coming out the Great Recession, and those efforts are evident in an assessment by prominent economists. More...

TIM GULLA

Severe weather threat makes for restless night

It was likely 4 a.m. More...

Political Cartoon

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Senior Awards Deadline

Today is the deadline for organizations presenting scholarships at the Gaffney High seniors awards program to notify the school with the names of those presenting and students receiving awards and scholarships. More...

Hundreds left dead in Southern states

County dodges tornado bullet

Prepare for the worst and hope for the best. More...

Sheriff offers way to get rid of old prescription drugs

The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office will join with law enforcement organizations across the nation Saturday in asking the public to hand in expired, unneeded or unused prescription drugs that could otherwise be abused or end up in the wrong ha More...

Local News

Emergency food and shelter funds could become available

The Emergency Food and Shelter Program is to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county.  More...

NAMES IN THE NEWS

Blacksburg resident Hannah Byars was named to the President’s List at Clemson University for the fall semester in 2010. More...

ARBOR DAY

The City of Gaffney and Board of Public Works recently celebrated Arbor Day by planting tress in the city's parks. More...

Sports

Rain washes away playoff games

The heavy rains predicted here Wednesday night were still affecting the Columbia area on Thursday, forcing the postponement of the softball and baseball playoff games between Gaffney and Spring Valley high schools.  More...

Youth hoop league sign up begins

The Cherokee County Summer Youth Basketball League has begun its sign-up period for this season. Youths can register to play at SageSport or by attending the team camps each Saturday at B.D. Lee Elementary School.   More...

Prevatte Foundation to hold reunion

The Bob Prevatte Education Foundation will hold its annual reunion at the Elk's Lodge in Gaffney on Saturday, April 30, at 6:30 p.m.  All former players, cheerleaders, band members, teachers or anyone who enjoyed Gaffney football during the Prev More...

Letters

LETTER

Nominations sought for S.C. Mother of the Year

Dear Editor:  Would you like to nominate a deserving mother for South Carolina Mother of the Year?  More...

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Poll

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?