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A 52-year-old Gaffney woman was arrested on a city permit violation after she was caught going door-to-door without a permit Feb. 26 while allegedly trying to sell pornographic VHS tapes.  More...

LifeStyles

Cherokee County Meals on Wheels plans ‘March for Meals’ campaign

Support will help continue feeding homebound residents in the community

Cherokee County Meals on Wheels announced today that it will be participating in the national 2013 March For Meals and Mayors For Meals campaigns.  More...

ENGAGEMENT

Richey – Woodlief   Mr. and Mrs. David Carlton Richey of Wellford announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Alex, to Thomas Brooks Woodlief, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Thomas Woodlief of Gaffney.  More...

Miss Representation: The media-definied value of women, girls

Converse College hosts documentary screening, panel discussion and public art competition

SPARTANBURG – On Wednesday, March 6, as part of its National Women's History Month series, Converse College will host a screening and panel discussion of the award-winning documentary Miss Representation to explore how the media's limited and o More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Reid Martin, 74, owner/operator of Reid Martin Roofing

Raymond Reid Martin, 74, of 530 Leadmine Road, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, March 1, 2013, at his residence.  Born in Gaffney, he was the husband of Ruby Earls Martin and son of the late Ralph Lewis Martin and Myrtle Novella Sentell More...

Aurie McCarter, 90, worked in textiles and later in retail sales

Aurie Peeler McCarter, 90, of 521 W. Montgomery St., Apt 33, went home to be with her Lord on Friday afternoon, March 1, 2013, at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home, Spartanburg.  More...

Lynn Simmons, 56, loved softball and was avid NASCAR fan

Lynn Sides Henry Simmons, 56, of 611 Whites Road, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 3, 2013, at her residence.  More...

Some Know2 knowledge could net students iPad

Cherokee County students can get a free T-shirt and earn a chance to win an iPad just by learning a little bit about the county’s Know2 education initiative.  Cherokee, Charleston and Marlboro counties were chosen last year to become pilot More...

STATE CHAMPS AT THE STATEHOUSE

Members of the 2012 state champion Gaffney High School football team were guests of honor Thursday at the South Carolina Statehouse in Columbia. More...

History comes to life at Gaffney Visitors Center

Sometimes, the past — like the truth — has its share of pain.  Though nearly 150 years separated from Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation, some of the scars from slavery remain.  More...

Local News

Resident protests law

The city’s animal ordinance has raised the fur of a city resident.  In September 2011, Gaffney City Council approved new regulations that require pet owners who keep at least three dogs in their yard to provide the animals with a kennel fa More...

HE’S HOW OLD, I’M TOLD?

Gaffney High senior Brittney Smith reads a Dr. Seuss story Friday morning to Goucher Elementary School students. More...

School district to open bids for drainage upgrades at Blacksburg High School

The Cherokee County School District will open bids March 20 for storm drainage system upgrades at Blacksburg High School.  More...

Sports

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Blacksburg opens regular season today against region rival Liberty

Blacksburg coach Josh Batchler had every intention of taking Bradley Norman out of the game after his successful three inning relief stint Friday against Woodruff in the Union County preseason tournament.  More...

Gaffney blanks Cardinal Newman; opens season today

With so much inexperience on this year’s Gaffney baseball team, coach Jeff Osment wondered if the Indians could bounce back from adversity.  He got his answer at the Chester preseason tournament.  More...

MARCH MADNESS

- The No. 1 seeded Limestone College women’s basketball team will host King College Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the opening round of the Conference Carolinas Tournament. More...

Other News

Blacksburg Primary: Where Little Kids Are Special People

HEAD OF THE CLASS

Mission Statement: “Blacksburg Primary School where learning is our number one goal.”   More...

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