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Peachtree Centre hosts National Nursing HomeWeek celebration

Peachtree   Centre will celebrate  National Nursing Home Week at the facility May 13-17. More...

Howser House open for tours this Saturday

BLACKSBURG – The Howser House at Kings Mountain National Military Park will be open Saturday, May 11, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.  The event is sponsored by the park and the Brigade of Friends, a nonprofit organization that supports the military p More...

BPW MEETING MAY 13 –

The Gaffney Business and Professional Women will have their monthly meeting Monday, May 13, at noon at the Aegean Pizza on Floyd Baker Boulevard. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Cindy Flores, employee of CarMax in Greenville

FOUNTAIN INN – Cynthia (Cindy) Boyette Flores, 53, of 2057 Allen Bridge Road, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at Greenville Memorial Hospital.  More...

Viola Hammett, retired from Hamrick Mills

Viola Barnhill Hammett, 95, of 1910 Wilkinsville Highway, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at her residence.  More...

Leroy Johnson, formerly worked for Kimbrell’s Furniture and retired from Taylor Watson

Robert Leroy Johnson, 81, of 103 Mimosa Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.  More...

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RASMUSSEN REPORT

Why Benghazi hearings likely to be a bust

Foreign policy matters rarely top the list of voter concerns. That’s especially true in times of challenging economic news.  More...

THE MOSS REPORT

Ethics law in the spotlight

In 1991 South Carolina passed what was regarded as the strongest ethics bill in the nation for elected officials. Now 22 years old — it’s past time to bring ethics into the 21st century. More...

Brick-tossing burglar reaps high-dollar cell phones

City of Gaffney police detectives are on the hunt for a burglar with expensive tastes in cell phone technology in the wake of an early Wednesday smash-and-grab at a West Floyd Baker Boulevard cell phone store.  More...

Hundreds will convene at Timken Track tonight

Upward of 5,000 local residents will gather tonight, providing a united front as they take on a common foe.  Keeping the battle being waged by thousands in mind and the memory of lives lost on their heart, Relay for Life of Cherokee County suppo More...

Local News

Blacksburg’s Burnt Mill Road bridge re-opens

A heavily traveled bridge in Blacksburg has re-opened on time and a bit under budget.  Burnt Mill Road bridge was damaged in early February when a vehicle struck a support beam.  The “CLOSED” sign came down Friday.  More...

Search underway for new tech center director

Dr. Harold Talley retiring

Cherokee Technology Center director Dr. Harold Talley will retire this school year after spending more than three decades in public education.  More...

POLICE REPORT

lA thief or thieves forced entry to an East Junior High Road apartment to steal a 73-inch television but apparently left it behind.  More...

Sports

Going for the Gold

Fair hopes that fourth time is charm

It’s a safe bet that Leah Fair’s baby steps had a certain spring and speed to them.  As long as people can remember, Fair has been the fastest girl around. More...

Foster dedicates Saturday’s state meet to deceased Gaffney coach

Gaffney senior track star Xavier Foster fondly remembers his late coach Aaron Anderson.  Anderson died in December of injuried suffered in a car accident last winter.  Foster said Anderson served as motivation at the state qualifier when he More...

JV golfers finish perfect season

The Gaffney High junior varsity golf team enjoyed a perfect season.  The Indians finished with an unblemished 14-0 record, including capturing the 6th annual Indian Invitational.  Gaffney seventh-grader Cody Transou was the tournament&rsquo More...

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The Sunday School Lesson

Equipped for Godliness

1 Peter 1:3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which according to his abundant mercy hath begotten us again unto a lively hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,  4 To an inheritance incorruptible, and undefi More...

Stories Behind The Hymns

TELL MOTHER I’LL BE THERE AUTHOR & COMPOSER: CHARLES FILLMORE (1860-1952) ARRANGED BY: ROBERT HARKNESS (1880-1961)   More...

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