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County Fire Safety Team teaching students life-saving lessons

In just a week’s worth of time, members of the Cherokee County Fire Safety Team got a chance to meet more than 1,100 of Cherokee County’s young students as class after class at schools such as Blacksburg Primary and Luther Vaughan Element More...

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2012 BHS HOMECOMING COURT

Members of the Blacksburg High School 2012 Homecoming Court are Kimmie Greene, Calie Scoggins, Carlie Norman, Teddi Thomas, Sheronda Byers, Taylor Batchler, Jessica Lawrence, Miranda Pharris, Mayn La More...

‘Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall’ exhibit opens Oct. 5 at CAVA

Which season most appeals to you? Perhaps the one we are experiencing?  More...

October is Archeology Month in South Carolina

COLUMBIA – South Carolinians are passionate about history, particularly the state’s history. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

David Morman, 51, last employed by Knight Trucking Co.

David Lee Morman, 51, of 116 New St., husband of Teresa Littlejohn Morman, passed on Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012, at his residence.  Son of the late Lonzelle Morman and the late Betty Rice Carpenter, he was born Feb. 1, 1961, in Union. More...

Ann Fortner, 62, a homemaker who loved her family and loved to help others

COWPENS – Patricia Ann Massey Fortner, 62, formerly of Foster Street, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Sept.29, 2012, at Wendover Hospice House.  More...

Harriet A. Singleton, worked as a secretary, bookkeeper in New York

Harriet A. Singleton, 81, of New York, widow of Norman Theodore Singleton II and niece of the late Henrietta Crystal Littlejohn Foster, passed on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012, in New York.  More...

Tornado warning results in anxious moments

An afternoon storm system that crossed Cherokee County on Saturday triggered a tornado warning but thankfully resulted in no property damage. More...

Possible land purchase tops city agenda

The purchase of property adjacent to the city’s public works department highlights today’s sparse Gaffney City Council agenda.  The property is a small parcel located on West Fairview Avenue.  Gaffney Mayor Henry Jolly said the More...

Local News

Firefighters keep promise

Keeping a promise they had made last Saturday morning, Goucher-White Plains firefighters showed up at a Bambi Trail, Cowpens, home Tuesday afternoon with their truck shined and ready for a special ride.  More...

Absentee Precinct for General Election opens Monday, Oct. 8

The absentee voting precinct for the Nov. 6 General Election will open Monday, Oct. More...

Gaffney man involved in deadly accident

A Gaffney man was involved in a Spartanburg County accident Wednesday morning on Interstate 85 that claimed the life of a Campobello woman, who had just escaped injury in another accident that occurred just two minutes earlier, according to the South More...

Sports

Wildcats whip Carolina

Blacksburg quarterback Treyvon Parker rushed for 247 yards and tossed two touchdown passes Friday in a 49-34 victory over Carolina to help keep the Wildcats region title hopes alive.  More...

A ‘Generals’ collapse

Coach says changes are in the works for offense

The old adage in sports is that the team with the best players, more often than not, win the game.  With players like Jaylen Miller, Shaq Davidson and Kerry Williams, it’s fair to like Gaffney’s chances heading into its game Friday n More...

Manning: time for seniors to take leadership role

Offensive lineman Don Manning looked past the disappointment of Friday’s loss to Wade Hampton to what needs to happen if the Indians are to turn things around.  “As seniors, we have to step and lead the team,” Manning said.&nbs More...

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HAVE YOU CONSIDERED...

How did you sleep last night?

Do you have trouble going to sleep or staying asleep? Few people do all of the time, but all do some of the time. The millions of dollars spent each year on over-thecounter and prescription drugs to help people sleep affirms this to be true. More...

GUEST COLUMNIST

More than a military fraternity

In today’s uncertain economy, lots of college students are anxious about finding good jobs in their chosen career fields.  That seems to have become a fact of life today even for the approximately 2,300 cadets enrolled at South Carolina&rs More...

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