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Officials tour county government’s new home

In the lobby of Cherokee County’s new administration building, county councilman Mike Fowlkes nudged a colleague.  “This looks nice,” Fowlkes said.  Fowlkes and his fellow council members along with members of the media an More...

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Intertribal pow-wow this weekend at historic mustering grounds

Cherokee County History and Arts Museum setting for 3-day event

The Cherokee County History and Arts Museum is hosting an intertribal pow-wow Nov. 9-11 on the historic mustering grounds at the museum located at 301 College Drive. More...

Humane Society of Cherokee County officers will be guests at Gaffney AAUW Nov. 12 meeting

The November meeting of the Gaffney Branch of American Association of University Women will be held Monday, Nov. 12, at noon at House of Pizza on East Frederick Street. The program topic will be the Humane Society of Cherokee County (HSCC).  More...

GBPW CELEBRATES NATIONAL BUSINESS WOMEN’S WEEK

– Gaffney Business Professional Women’s president Dorcas Blackwell Wright of Blacksburg; Tammy Holio, owner/operator of Déjà vu Consignments; Barbra Lehman of Miracle Hill Ministries; and More...

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  richard baxter and his wife, Shirley, are visiting friends and relatives in washington state and Oregon during a 2-month cross-country motor home vacation. More...

Hall of champions exhibit would be a big attraction

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At the Gaffney City Council meeting Monday, the Cherokee Historical and Preservation Society (CHAPS) announced plans for a major new exhibit.  Steve Moore, CHAPS treasurer, told council of plans to house a Cherokee County High Schools ‘Hal More...

4 MORE OBAMA YEARS

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama won re-election Tuesday night despite a fierce challenge from Republican Mitt Romney, prevailing in the face of a weak economy and high unemployment that encumbered his first term and crimped the middle class More...

Lawsuit vs. county settled

A judge’s signature on the consent order is the only thing that’s needed after Cherokee County Council agreed Monday to pay nearly $200,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by its paving contractor.  More...

Museum wants to add sports hall of fame

High school football fans across the state have made the old and new Reservation a mustsee stop on their visits to Gaffney.  Now, the Cherokee Historical and Preservation Society (CHAPS) hopes to bring the unequalled success of the Gaffney High More...

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Field crew paints on

Some will bicker, others may complain, but for the Gaffney High football field crew, the opinions of a select few are the only ones that count.  More...

State superintendent ‘encouraged’ after visit to local schools

State Superintendent Mick Zais visited three Cherokee County schools Monday so he could learn more about their efforts to improve student achievement.  More...

Gamecock stew? Tiger chili?

Gamecock chicken stew and Tiger chili are two foods local football fans can celebrate together with on Nov. 15 before the state’s annual rivalry game.  More...

Sports

Davis makes quick adjustment to Heels

Ask North Carolina quarterback Bryn Renner who had a strong summer, and Gaffney’s Quinshad Davis was the name you heard.  More...

Ashley Ridge no ordinary low seed

Swamp Foxes boast Shrine Bowl runner

Ashley Ridge isn’t your typical No. More...

Gaffney’s Goins ties for second in season-ending tournament

USC Upstate standout and former Gaffney High golfer Adam Goins capped a solid fall season with a tremendous effort at the Stetson/CFSC Invitational by finishing tied for second in a three-way playoff for medalist honors Tuesday afternoon at Victoria 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?