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Local health department plans flu shot clinic Oct. 7

COLUMBIA – Flu vaccine has arrived in South Carolina and is available through private providers and county public health departments, the state’s Department of Health and Environmental Control has announced.  More...

Couple married June 25

Wanda Elizabeth Humphries of Gaffney and Jerry Lee Files of Inman exchanged marriage vows on June 25, 2011, at the Boiling Springs Wedding Chapel in Boiling Springs, S.C. Jeanie Wynn performed the ceremony. More...

AWARDS PRESENTED –

The Gaffney Business Professional Women will meet Monday, Sept. 19, at noon at Aegean Pizza. Guest speaker will be Cherokee County Sheriff Steve Mueller. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Billy Gene White

BLACKSBURG – Billy Gene White, 72, of 713 Peeler Road, Blacksburg, passed away Friday, Sept. 9, 2011, at Carolinas Medical Center.  More...

Margaret D. Scoggins

Margaret Dobbins Scoggins, 71, of Buck Collins Road, Forest City, N.C., died Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011, at Rutherford Regional Medical Center.  A native of Cleveland County, she was a daughter of the late L.Z. and Nina Mae Bell Dobbins. More...

Rosa Guyton

Rosa Lee Smith Guyton, 84, widow of J.T. Guyton, died Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, in Spring Hill, Fla.  Widow of J.T. Guyton, she was born in Cherokee County, a daughter of Sam Dicy Guyton and Nancy Feemster Guyton.  More...

Mobile units coming to Grassy Pond?

Trustee says something will have to be done at overcrowded school

Measuring closets for classroom space and cramming 28 students into a single room have led the Cherokee County School District to consider a solution which once seemed unthinkable.  A future without mobile units was a key selling point of school More...

Kindergarten teacher named district’s best

Rarely at a loss for words, Corinth Elementary kindergarten teacher Virginia Scates found herself speechless at Monday’s school board meeting after being named the district Teacher of the Year.  More...

Local News

A million reasons to help

Blacksburg Middle became the second school Thursday in South Carolina to join a new Millions of Tabs Club aimed at helping families with children in the hospital.  More...

Search for new superintendent set to begin

The Cherokee County School Board could hire a new superintendent by Feb. 3 under a timeline presented at Monday’s meeting.  More...

READERS ON THE ROAD

Members of East Gaffney Baptist Church have been "on mission" with God through a variety of short-term mission projects this year. More...

Sports

Indians rise to No. 5 in national poll

The Gaffney Indians continue to make noise in the national prep polls.  The Indians, who are 4-0, jumped eight spots from No. 13 to No. More...

Streak breakers?

Mama said there’d be days like these, especially when the Gaffney Indians travel to Byrnes.  The Indians haven’t won at Byrnes since 1999, making it more than a decade since the Indians have beaten the Rebels at Nixon Field, includin More...

Long relished playing in Byrnes-Indians rivalry

All-time great Gaffney quarterback Malcolm Long accomplished much during his career - a coveted Mr. Football Award and two state championship rings. More...

Columns

PAT BUCHANAN

Setting Grandma’s Hair on Fire

Social Security is a “Ponzi scheme for these young people,” said Gov. Rick Perry in his first debate as a presidential candidate. “The idea ... More...

What’s next?

I watched in awe Friday night as the Gaffney Indians dismantled Union County. Nothing unusual about that, you say? 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?