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Have you seen these men?

Investigators from Spartanburg County are seeking the public’s help in locating two robbery suspects, one of them a man from Gaffney.  More...

LifeStyles

Cherokee County Habitat for Humanity hosts first Gingerbread House competition

Public can cast votes for their favorites on Nov. 30 at Gaffney Visitor Center during ‘Christmas on Limestone’

Local residents will be able to construct gingerbread houses this holiday season, all the while helping their neighbors in Cherokee County come closer to fulfilling the dream of homeownership.  More...

‘TRIBE TALK’ GUEST –

Halley Gainey, Miss Spirit of Chesnee Teen 2013, was a special guest at the Halloween segment of “Tribe Talk Live” and had her photo made with the Gaffney Indian mascot. More...

Olympic swimmer Razan Taha talks about her Olympic experience at AAUW meeting

Razan Taha, a 2008 Olympic athlete, talked about her Olympic experience representing Jordan at the October meeting of the American Association of University Women (AAUW). More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Willie E. Proctor, 64, last worked at Cone Mills

Deacon Willie Earl Proctor, 64, of 262 North Green River Road, widower of Mary Littlejohn Proct o r, passed on Thursday, Nov.1,2012, at 5:30 p.m. at Upstate Carolina Medical Center.  More...

Clarence Goode, 84, Salisbury, N.C., native

BLACKSBURG – Deacon Clarence Henry Goode, 84, of 1048 Blacksburg Hwy., husband of Vernice Hamrick Goode, passed on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, at his residence.  More...

Cindy Martin, 54, born in Spartanburg

Cindy Diane Humphries Martin, 54, of 228 Phillips Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Nov. More...

Election expected to draw near-record voter turnout

Cherokee County voters turned out in large numbers for the 2008 presidential election, apparently setting an all-time record.  Cherokee County Election Commission Chairman Suzanne Turner is expecting another high voter turnout when the country v More...

Parris, Mills square off in District 6

Cherokee County District 6 Councilman Hoke Parris is seeking his seventh term.  Republican challenger Bobby Mills is no stranger to campaigns, either.  The two will square off in Tuesday’s general election.  More...

CRASHES THROUGH GUARDRAIL

A 61-year-old Cowpens man was taken for treatment following a Friday afternoon accident in which his vehicle crashed through a guardrail on the Highway 11, Interstate 85, overpass, struck a tree and overturned on a steep embankment.  More...

Local News

Local PE teachers to make presentation at state convention

Aerobic ping pong and pickle ball are two creative games Gaffney High physical education teachers will introduce this year to keep their students on the move.  Teachers in the rest of the state will hear the ideas Nov. More...

Tornado warning system upgrade nearly complete

A months-long effort to upgrade the tornado warning system in Gaffney will likely come to fruition before the end of the year.  More...

CAR SHOW DONATION

— Phil Waters, (center) Chairman of the “Show Your Wheels at Midway” Car Show is shown presenting a check for $850 to American Legion Adjutant Todd Humphries (left) and Lt. More...

Sports

Upsets propel Indians to top playoff seed

Here’s proof why it’s futile to project playoff seedings before the end of the regular season.  Gaffney was projected as a No. 2 or 3 seed before Friday’s regular-season finales. More...

Surging Tribe slams rival Spartanburg

Spartanburg coach Freddie Brown said before Friday’s regular-season capper that Gaffney’s Shaq Davidson and Hyleck Foster were dynamic playmakers .  More...

Davidson ignites Gaffney offense and team’s late-season turnaround

In week seven of the season, the Gaffney Indians emerged as one of the top story lines in high school football.  That coincided with the insertion of Shaq Davidson at quarterback. More...

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HAVE YOU CONSIDERED...

Was there a message in the superstorm?

Last week possibly the biggest natural disaster to every hit the United States occurred. In prior times we have experienced numerous natural disasters — storms, hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes and wildfires. More...

RASSMUSSEN REPORT

An unpredictable end to a very predictable election

Election 2012 has had few surprises. So it’s somewhat surprising that going into the final weekend of the election season, we are unable to confidently project who is likely to win the White House.  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?