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Sexton’s work on research project could positively impact world’s food supply

Coker College junior biology student Megan Sexton is working on a research project which could have a positive impact on the world’s food supply.  More...

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Thickety MountainYWA sponsors heath workshops

Donahue and Wylie speak about health issues of concern in Cherokee County

Terri Donahue, a representative of the American Cancer Society, and Shannon Wylie, director of the Upstate Carolina Medical Center Cardio-Pulmonary Unit, conducted health sessions for Thickety Mountain YWAs and interested persons recently. More...

EASTER BUNNY VISITS PEACHTREE CENTRE

Numerous children were on hand to participate in the Easter scavenger hunt held recently at Peachtree Centre. More...

Danni’s gymnasts compete in Lexington on March 3-4

Danni's Tumbling and Gymnastics competition team traveled to Lexington to compete in the Capitol City Classic on March 3-4.  Kendall Dawson, granddaughter of Henry and Charlotte George of Cowpens, scored 8.4 on vault for third place, 8.35 on bar More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Mike Randall

SHELBY, N.C. – Michael Randall, 62, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, April 14, 2012, at Cleveland Regional Medical Center surrounded by his family and friends.  More...

Emily Davis

Emily Diane Bright Davis, 37, of 335 Grindal Ford Road, passed away Saturday, April 14, 2012, at her residence.  Born in Greenville, Mrs. Davis was the wife of David Davis of the home and daughter of Wade Hampton Bright Jr. More...

Sheila Ann Pennington

BLACKSBURG – Sheila Ann Pennington, 47, 402 W. More...

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EDUCATION NEWS

ffi The Cherokee County School District will hold Preschool Registration April 23-27. Hours are Monday-Thursday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Hours are 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. More...

Serenbe season of dreams theater features local resident

Surrounded by fireflies, Gaffney resident Evan Goetz will be in his natural element when he performs at the Serenbe Playhouse this summer.  More...

County needs reserve funds to balance 2012-2013 budget

For the fourth straight year, Cherokee County will dip into its fund balance to bridge a projected budget shortfall.  Cherokee County Interim Administrator Ben Clary said expenditures will once again outpace revenues in the projected 2012-2013 f More...

Fundraiser nets $16,000 for injured teenager

Many county residents gave their time and money Saturday to help provide financial support for 16-year-old Clay Childers in his recovery from serious injuries suffered in a March 19 car accident.  More...

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CAN YOU READ THIS?

Kelly Guffey from the Shelby Eye Center does a vision check Wednesday during a health fair in Stephenson Dining Hall at Limestone College. More...

NC-SC border shift has minimal impact locally

While an ongoing look at the very old boundary between South Carolina and North Carolina has received a lot of national attention of late thanks to a few cases in which some home or business owners may have to change their state address, the overall More...

Lyle Lovett loves him some collards and coconut creme pie

People are always interested in what celebrities include in the rider for shows. In case you don’t know the rider is a list of all the items that the promoter must provide for the artist while they are at the venue. More...

Sports

GHS golfers get first tourney win

The Gaffney High golf team entered the season with high expectations.  After blowing away the field to capture the Tom Fleischer Invitational Tournament at the Rock Hill County Club this weekend, it appears the Indians might reach their lofty go More...

Indians drop final 2 games of tourney

SE Classic

Gaffney High baseball coach Jeff Osment won’t remember this year’s trip to Hartsville so fondly.  The Indians dropped a pair of 1-run games Friday and Saturday to finish with a 1-3 mark at the Southeastern Baseball Classic.  &ld More...

Saints nip Pfeiffer in OT thriller

Limestone senior midfielder Jackson Decker scored with 1:20 left in overtime and senior goalie Steve Gartelman made 12 saves in sending the No. 5 Saints to a thrilling 8-7 come from behind win over rival and No. More...

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Depression: A family affair

Depressed persons hurt!  Pain is one of the symptoms of depression. There may be no organic cause for it, but the pain is no less real or severe.  The depressed person is not the only one who hurts. More...

What’d you say? Corn?

Whoever said walking is good for you never got hit by a motor vehicle. I would certainly not wish this on anyone. I'm just saying it could happen. And it could more likely happen if you don't take the appropriate precautions.  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?