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JAIL STATUS

Officials figure no news is good news

In this case, county officials are taking no news as good news.  Cherokee County Assistant Administrator Holland Belue said there’s been no reaction from state officials to the county’s plan of action to address deficiencies discover More...

LifeStyles

Limestone’s music and theatre departments will present ‘White Christmas: The Musical’

Performances set for Nov. 29-Dec. 2; Dec. 6-8 in Fullerton Auditorium

Upstate   South Carolina is guaranteed a white  Christmas this holiday season as the Limestone College music and theatre departments will present Irving Berlin’s “White Christmas: The Musical” Nov. 29-Dec. 2 and Dec. More...

Holiday classics from near and far featured in concert at Limestone

Limestone College and Community Chorus will be joined by Limestone Men’s Ensemble for performance Nov. 18 at 3 p.m. in Fullerton

The Limestone College and Community Chorus along with the Limestone Men’s Ensemble will present a concert filled with international Christmas carols, seasonal folk songs and holiday classics on Sunday, Nov. 18, at 3 p.m. More...

Granard High Class of 1965 gathers for 47th anniversary celebration

The Granard High School Class of 1965 celebrated its 47th anniversary Sept. 7-9.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Richard Moore, 47, employed by DSE

HICKORY GROVE – Richard James Moore, 47, of 2104 Martin Road, passed away Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012.  Born in Gaffney, he was the husband of Lisa Mc- Craw Moore and son of Douglas Wayne Moore Sr. and Nellie Martin Moore. Mr. More...

Don Brown, General Manager of Alcoa in Gaffney for 30 years

Donald Hugh Brown, 75, of 101 Sheraton Loop, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, at Spartanburg Restorative Care.  More...

Joe Rippy, 87, worked for Duke Energy

BLACKSBURG – Clemoth Wardell (Joe) Rippy, 87, of 562 Old Chester Road, Blacksburg, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012, at his residence.  Born in Blacksburg, Mr. More...

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THEIR VIEW

South Carolina needs early voting

South Carolinians clearly want the option of voting early. State lawmakers ought to give it to them.  South Carolina is among only 16 states bucking the trend of allowing voters to cast ballots before Election Day. More...

RASMUSSEN REPORT

Americans favor a new approach to War on Drugs

More than 40 years ago, the federal government launched a war on drugs. More...

SCHP takes wing to spot I-85 traffic violators

The numbers are staggering in many respects.  There have been more than 800 crashes on Interstate 85 in Cherokee County in the past three years. In just the past two years, 13 people have died on the same stretch of roadway.  More...

Students bring home gold from ‘Tech Olympics’

Four visually impaired Cherokee County students earned gold medals Oct. 16 while showing how technology adaptive devices have increased their independence.   More...

Local News

Students helping to make dream come true, one star at a time

Dylan dreams about the day he will meet Mickey Mouse and see the giant theme park castles through the magic of Disney World.  More...

Geary attends national conference

Gloria Gault Geary, Broker of Gaffney Realty Rentals, Inc. has just returned from the 24th Annual Convention of the National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM) held in Crystal City, Va.  More...

Hit-and-run at Gaffney Premium Outlets causes estimated $1,500 in damage

lA tractor-trailer driving through the Gaffney Premium Outlets damaged two vehicles Nov. 10 while trying to make a turn but the driver didn’t stick around, according to the Gaffney Police Department.  More...

Sports

Dustup in the Desert

Late-race melee mars AdvoCare 500; Keselowki turns tables on Johnson in points battle

Once the smoke cleared, the cars (or what was left of them) were loaded and the Sunday sun set over Phoenix International Raceway, a new championship landscape had emerged in NASCAR.  More...

News & notes

ffi On Monday afternoon, NASCAR announced that Jeff Gordon has been fined $100,000, docked 25 points and placed on probation until Dec. More...

Four Turns

1  ANTI-CLIMATIC CONCLUSION? Brad Keselowski enters Sunday’s season finale in Homestead, Fla., with a 20-point advantage over Jimmie Johnson in the Chase standings. More...

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The Sunday School Lesson

Ministering Through Faith

Acts 28:1 And when they were escaped, then they knew that the island was called Melita.  2 And the barbarous people shewed us no little kindness: for they kindled a fire, and received us every one, because of the present rain, and because of the More...

Stories Behind The Hymns

Come Ye Thankful People Come

Come Ye Thankful  People Come  Author: Henry “Dean”  Alford  (1810-1871) Composer: Sir George Job  Elvey  (1816-1893)   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?