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TEMPLE PRESCHOOL GRADS

Graduates of preschool 4-year-old kindergarten at Temple Baptist Church are (top photo) Colt Smith, Bradon Wilkins, Thomas Deeder, Brayden Hughey (back row); Cade Bright, Xander Buccheri, Jacob Rolli More...

Marshall Chapman will play benefit June 7 in Spartanburg

SPARTANBURG – Marshall Chapman, the Nashville-based singer/songwriter/author, returns home to perform at Chapman Cultural Center on Friday, June 7. More...

CAVA to hold children’s summer art camp June 17-21 and July 15-19 for ages 8-15

WEEK 1 – JUNE 17-21  MORNING CLASSES – 10:30 A.M.-12:30 P.M. Phunney Photography Instructor: Noah Lindemann   More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Kay Philbeck, retired from post office

Kay Beattie Philbeck, 61, of 2317 Chesnee Hwy., went home to be with the Lord after a courageous two-year battle with pancreatic cancer on Friday, May 17, 2013, at her residence surrounded by her loving family.  More...

J.C.Crocker, retired from U.S. Navy

J.C. Crocker, 79, of 163 Idlewood Road, passed away Saturday, May 18, 2013, at Peachtree Centre. Born in Lockhart, he was the husband of Angela Brumley Crocker and son of the late Henry Crocker and Nonnie Schuler Crocker. More...

Grace Humphries, retired from Union Butterfield

Grace Ivey Humphries, 85, formerly of Union Highway, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 18, 2013, at Novant Health Gaffney Medical Center.  More...

Jobless rates take nosedive; county’s stands at 9.7 percent

After years stuck in double-digits, Cherokee County’s unemployment rate is back in the single-digit column.  More...

Woman gets suspended sentence, probation, community service; must repay PTO money

A 35-year-old Gaffney woman who admitted writing checks from the Draytonville Elementary School PTO for her own use will have to pay back $450 a month and perform 100 hours of community service as a result of the sentence she received Friday in Chero More...

Police kick off campaign to crack down on seat belt violators

City of Gaffney police have a special message for drivers who refuse or fail to buckle up.  From May 20 until June 2, police will not only be watching, they’ll be more than ready and willing to let you know the law of the land when it come More...

Local News

Students sign pledge

Gaffney High students ended their prom weekend with an accomplishment worth celebrating.  More...

KNOW(2) to pay for GED exams

A limited number of scholarships are available from the county adult education office to help cover a $150 test fee for a computer-based GED exam offered in summer school.  More...

GOP responds to county man’s lawsuit

An attorney for the South Carolina Republican Party has asked the Cherokee County Court of Common Pleas to dismiss a lawsuit filed against the party and its executive director by a Cherokee County resident who claims he was defamed by the state GOP b More...

Sports

NCAA Division II lacrosse playoffs

Lady Saints fall short in title quest

OWINGS MILLS, Md. – Facing a team that has won three titles coming in, including last season, No. 2 Limestone battled back and held a second half lead before succumbing 10-7 to No. More...

HEARTBREAKER Limestone men lose OT classic in semifinals

ERIE, Pa. – Neither team would give up and neither would go away. It quite literally came down to who scored last as No. 2 Limestone could not withstand a late rally from No.  More...

LiTTLE LEAGUE RESULTS

CSI Indians 12, Love's Fish Box 1 Chris Brannon was 2 for 2 and scored two runs, while Chris Sumner had an RBI, Wade Vinesett had 3 hits, scored two runs and had an RBI. Gabe Harvey had two hits and an RBI for the winners. More...

Columns

IT’S JUST ME

My wife won’t let me buy the big tiller

Folks who grow edible plants have various methods and plans they use for “putting out a garden,” as we call it. More...

THEIR VIEW

Share mental health data

An unsuccessful attack by a person with mental problems had a silver lining. It prompted state lawmakers to enact legislation that would share mental health data with federal authorities to help curb gun violence.  More...

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