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Interchange idea part of tourism proposal

An I-85 interchange enhancement proposal at Exit 92 is among several ideas Gaffney City Council heard Thursday during a 2-day workshop centered on tourism.  More...

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Cherokee County Meals on Wheels hosts 26th Piedmont Golf Classic on May 3

Annual tourney is organization’s main fund drive for year; sponsors needed

Cherokee County Meals on Wheels will host its 26th anniversary Piedmont Golf Classic on Friday, May 3, at Cherokee National Golf Club. The annual tourney is the local organization's main fund drive for the year. More...

Tunes of 50s and 60s featured at Music Sandwiched-In concert

Atlanta-based Hugh Vaughn will perform here April 9

Atlanta-based musician Hugh Vaughn will be performing a Music Sandwiched In concert at the Cherokee County Public Library in Gaffney on Tuesday, April 9, from 12:15-1 p.m.  More...

ROOTIN’ FOR REGEN –

Halley Gainey, Miss Spirit of Chesnee Teen, promoted her platform, CORE (Cancer Outreach Efforts) during the CCA National Clogging Champions of America in Knoxville, Tenn. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Cilix Martin, retired from Vulcan Materials

PACOLET – Cilix Martin, 92, formerly of Pacolet, passed away on Wednesday, April 3, 2013, at Magnolia Manor in Spartanburg.  Born in Union, he was the husband of the late Lois Burrell Martin and son of the late Lad and Hixie Kinsey Martin. More...

Mason Smarr, owner of C&M Convenience Store in Hickory Grove

Edgar Mason Smarr, 55, of Gaffney, passed away Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home in Spartanburg.  More...

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RASMUSSEN REPORT

End the college admissions scam

There’s a strong desire among many Americans today to address a growing problem of income inequality. That desire helped President Obama raise taxes on upperincome Americans a few months ago.  More...

AGING MATTERS

Medication poisoning

Every year, the Palmetto Poison Center receives thousands of calls from South Carolinians regarding their medications. Many of these callers are elderly persons who have questions about their prescriptions or recommended dosages.  More...

Sheriff vows crackdown on ‘private club’

TWO PEOPLE SHOT; THREE DIFFERENT WEAPONS FIRED TUESDAY NIGHT

Cherokee County Sheriff Steve Mueller said Wednesday that deputies will be paying much closer attention to a Cherokee Avenue private club after a second act of violence occurred there within two weeks. More...

GAFFNEY CITY COUNCIL WORKSHOP

Officials hit with sobering graphic

Tourism, downtown vitality and economic development were among the primary themes of the Gaffney City Council workshop that began Thursday as the city’s elected leaders looked toward the future.  More...

Suspect returned here from Florida

City of Gaffney Police on Tuesday brought a 31-year-old city man back from a Florida jail to face November 2011 charges that he twice burglarized and ultimately set fire to a woman’s Gaffney apartment.  More...

Local News

County’s health ranking improves, but remains the sick man of the state

Cherokee County’s overall health ranking rose four spots to become the 33rdhealthiest county in South Carolina, according to an annual report comparing counties across the state and nation on a variety of health measures.  More...

New restaurant now open near outlet mall

Cruiser’s of Gaffney officially opened its doors for business on Wednesday, March 27.  Cruiser’s is a 50s/60s theme restaurant specializing in cheeseburgers (Cruiser burgers), fries and shakes. More...

Mulvaney Q&A Monday

Local residents can present their most pressing questions about our nation’s current direction April 8 as U.S. Rep Mick Mulvaney hosts a town hall meeting in Gaffney.  More...

Sports

Gaffney’s Davidson accepts bid to play in U.S. Army All-American game

AMONG AMERICA’S BEST

Already one of the Palmetto State’s top talents, Gaffney all-purpose man Shaq Davidson will now receive the opportunity to showcase his abilities on a national level.  More...

Report: Earley not taking Blacksburg coaching job

A head coach with an impressive resume may within the next several weeks be named for the vacant Blacksburg job, but as of Wednesday it seems at least one name has opted to forgo the opportunity. More...

A CUT ABOVE COMPETITION

Limestone lacrosse teams ranked among D-II’s best

Limestone's lacrosse squads remain among Division II's elite this week, both landing at No. 3 in their respective polls.  More...

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The Sunday School Lesson

Promises Kept

Luke 24:36 And as they thus spake, Jesus himself stood in the midst of them, and saith unto them, Peace be unto you.  37 But they were terrified and affrighted, and supposed that they had seen a spirit.  38 And he said unto them, Why are ye More...

Stories Behind The Hymns

Stand By Me

Stand By Me Author: Charles Albert Tindley (1851-1933) Composer: Charles Albert Tindley (1851-1933)   More...

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