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FILING YOUR RETURNS TOO TAXING?

These folks offer no-cost help ... if you qualify

Quick and easy.  According to United Way of the Piedmont officials, that term best describes a service offered by the organization that involves helping qualifying Upstate taxpayers swiftly file their income taxes — all without the headach More...

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Mike Hamrick speaks at February meeting of TuesdayWoman’s Club

The Tuesday Woman’s Club met Feb. 12 at the home of Mrs. Richard Baines. Co-hostesses were Mrs. Roy Mathis and Mrs. More...

Rivera wins Piedmont Community Actions’ Humanitarian awards

Ana Rivera has been presented the Humanitarian of the Year Award State 2012 and the Humanitarian of the Year Award for Region 2013 from Piedmont Community Actions Inc., Gaffney and Spartanburg.  More...

ANNIVERSARY

Rev. and Mrs. Clark married 55 years

The Rev. and Mrs. James E. Clark Sr. celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary on Feb. 22, 2013.  Rev. and Mrs. Clark were married in 1958 at Summerville Church of God. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Edna Dover, 77, worked as winder in textile industry

CLOVER – Edna Lela Crocker Dover, 77, of 104 Whiteside Road, passed away Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, N.C.  Born in Smyrna, Mrs. More...

Margaret Cudd, 72, retired from Oxford Industries

Margaret Blanton Cudd, 72, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, at her residence.  Born in Gaffney, she was the widow of Joe Dean (Buddy) Cudd and daughter of the late O.B. Blanton and Lillie Belle Parris Blanton. Mrs. More...

Reggie Cloud, 55, employed by Allied Barton

Reggie Allen Cloud, 55, of Beach Street, passed on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2013, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.  More...

Chamber fete scheduled for Tuesday

Rarely are the vast majority of Cherokee County’s business owners in the same place at the same time.  That will be the case Tuesday, however, as they will convene at the Broad River Electric Cooperative Auditorium for the annual Cherokee More...

Police make arrest in truck stop tire thefts

Truckers watching out for other truckers ultimately helped solve a mysterious crime spree in Gaffney that saw a spare tire thief continually strike at a Hyatt Street truck stop as long-haul truckers slept overnight in their cabs.  More...

County councilman warns colleagues of fiscal ‘thin ice’

A Cherokee County councliman warned the county is on thin ice financially because of a thinning reserve fund.  More...

PUBLIC NOTICE

Limestone College is requesting a zoning change to two apartment complexes it recently purchased.  The college wants the Walton Ridge and Cedars apartments rezoned to college educational, to match the zoning designation for the rest of the colle More...

Local News

Local educator named Region Five’s best

Cherokee County Adult Education teacher Stacie Sprouse is best known with students for her enthusiasm, brownies and her ability to make historical events like The Gettysburg Address interesting to young adults.  More...

Mayor says county ‘short sighted’ for failing to consider proposal

In a letter dated Jan. More...

Company predicts layoffs, shutdown if court doesn’t settle dispute

A local trucking firm is arguing in a lawsuit against the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce that it could be forced to lay off as many as 17 employees, terminate agreements with nearly 100 independent contractors and even go out o More...

Sports

Clary, Mabry end drought

It’s been 25 years since a Gaffney High wrestler captured a state championship.  Thomas Mabry and Zach Clary ended that drought in dramatic fashion Saturday at the Anderson Civic Center.  More...

State champs to be honored in Columbia

The state champion Gaffney High football team will be honored by the General Assembly in Columbia on Thursday, Feb. More...

Limestone avenges loss in national title contest

With many of the players back from the team that experienced a loss in the national championship a year ago, No. 4 Limestone (3-0, 0-0 CC) put those demons to rest as they handed No. More...

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Funding roads should be a priority

Gov. Nikki Haley has landed on a good use for most of the $163 million in additional revenue forecast for the coming fiscal year: Use it to repair the state’s crumbling roads and bridges.  More...

HAVE YOU CONSIDERED...

The energy potential of fracking

Say you were a politician, and there was a domestic energy source available that’s clean and abundant. One that has the potential to create new jobs and revitalize local economies. More...

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