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Gaffney resident Steve Taylor applies additional flavoring to a rack of ribs Saturday as his wife, Marlene, helps with the team’s entry at the 20th annual Blue Ridge Barbecue & Music Festiv More...

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Cherokee County Meals on Wheels gets $35,000 Timken Foundation grant

Funds will be used to upgrade organization’s facility in several areas

Cherokee   County Meals on Wheels recently received a $35,000 Capital Campaign grant from the Timken Foundation that will be used for updating the organization’s facility in several areas.  Some the funds will be used to update comput More...

Bethel Baptist Church honors member for loyalty and service

Bethel Baptist Church honored one of its members, Marguerite Montgomery, for her outstanding loyalty and dedicated services on Sunday, May 12, 2013, at the 10:30 a.m. worship service. Her children and family relatives were also recognized.  More...

Everyone needs to know they’re important and loved

Six things that make employees feel that they don’t matter

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Of course your employees matter. If they didn’t, you wouldn’t hire them, trust them to do important work, or keep paying them week after week. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Oveta (Cici) Moss, local genealogist and historian

Oveta J. (Cici) Earls Moss, 58, of 115 Gaffney Ave., Gaffney, passed away Thursday, June 13, 2013, at her residence.  More...

Wilma Pennington, retired winder in the textile industry

Wilma Myrtle Thomas Pennington, 85, of 828 McKown’s Mountain Road, went home to be with her Lord on Friday, June 14, 2013, at her residence.  Born Aug. More...

Nathan Gardner, former Farmer of the Year in Cherokee County

Nathan Harrison Gardner, 91, of 1281 Macedonia Road, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 15, 2013, at his residence.  Born in Gaffney, he was the husband of Birdie Mae Pritchard Gardner and son of the late Tillman Gardner and Minnie More...

City mulls job cuts method

City of Gaffney officials are still finalizing a plan that will result in labor cost-savings of about $150,000.  Since the cuts will impact the new budget, the plan must be approved by council by the start of the new fiscal year July 1.  More...

Campaign under way to name facility after longtime softball boss

A Limestone College softball player has organized a $250,000 fundraising campaign to leave a lasting legacy for Jimmy Martin, the longtime Saints head softball coach.  Martin faces a long recovery after he suffered a serious stroke while on a be More...

Local News

Report shows fish caught in Broad River safe to eat

To eat, or not to eat?  For those fishing the Broad River, the question might take quite a bit longer to ponder following a state Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) report.  More...

Satellite dish reported stolen

A Martin Lane resident reported the theft of a satellite dish by a man allegedly wearing a satellite television company’s uniform.  More...

Blacksburg 5th-grader receives response from Michelle Obama

Yogurt, a cheese stick and graham crackers were not exactly what Blacksburg Elementary 5thgrader Chloe Davis wanted for lunch at school in late April.  More...

Sports

Gaffney standout visits Rocky Top

No doubt, Gaffney’s Shaq Davidson knows all the words to the song ‘Rocky Top’ now.  Davidson, rated the 138th best prospect in the 2014 class by ESPN, made a recruiting visit to the University of Tennessee this past weekend.&nb More...

Post 109 tops Greer for first league victory

Scoring opportunities haven’t come around all that often for Post 109.  But Post 109 sure found plenty of them on Friday to top Greer 17-12 and pick up its first league victory.  “(Greer) made a couple of mistakes and we put pre More...

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Things my dad taught me

Father’s Day was observed by my family and hopefully by yours also. Wow! It sure gives a fellow a warm fuzzy feeling to receive expressions of attention, appreciation, and love from those he is privileged to have call him dad. More...

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Now pinch-hitting for the Patriots, Tim Tebow

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