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LifeStyles

Cook it, bake it, freeze it …

or try to swallow it whole

A summertime treat for the family led Gaffney resident Mandy Tate to make her own splash July 12 at the South Carolina Peach Festival dessert contest. More...

WHAT’S UP

Church news   More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Evelyn Swofford, Broker/Realtor with Gaffney Realty for 22 years

Evelyn Higgins Swofford, 90, formerly of 119 Canty Way, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, July 19, 2013, at Peachtree Centre.  Born in Gaffney, she was the widow of Toy Bolton and daughter of the late Mills Edgar “Sport” Higgi More...

Bennie M. Littlejohn, last survivor of 5th generation of his family

Bennie M. Littlejohn, 81, of Peachtree Centre, formerly of 227 Camellia Circle, widower of Fannie Mae Montgomery Littlejohn, answered the Master's call on Saturday, July 20, at 1 p.m. at his residence.  More...

Meta H. Harrison, 73, mother of Gaffney residents

Meta Elizabeth Hyder Harrison, 73, wife of Ralph Edward Harrison, died July 18, 2013, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center.  Born in Union, she was the daughter of the late Hayes Hyder and Lucille Harmon Hyder Allison. More...

Judge orders defendant in felony DUI case to pay $30,218 in restitution

A 49-year-old Gaffney man will have to pay $30,218 in restitution for medical bills as a result of the sentence he received last week in Cherokee County General Sessions Court on a felony driving under the influence charge.  More...

Peach Festival-goers asked to take part in survey

Last weekend’s South Carolina Peach Festival was attended mostly by residents living less than 20 miles from Gaffney.  More...

Local News

Jobless rate rises in county, SC

Unemployment rose slightly across South Carolina in June with jobless rates increasing in 44 of 46 counties, according to the latest estimates from the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce.  More...

POLICE REPORTS

l Piedmont Natural Gas filed police complaints with the Gaffney Police Department last week alleging the theft of more than $25,000 in natural gas at 10 different locations within the city limits. More...

ReGenesis helping local students “gear” up for new school year at annual health fair

Students can return to class with new backpacks filled with school supplies in exchange for taking part in health screenings at an Aug. 3 health fair offered by ReGenesis Health Care.  More...

Sports

Local track stars headed for Michigan

Fourteen Gaffney Elite Track Club members have qualified to compete in the AAU Junior Olympic Games in Michigan.  More...

Wildcats get reps for younger players

There was a youth movement in progress Tuesday as Blacksburg prepared to complete its passing game workouts.  More...

Indians improve at passing league

The Gaffney Indians traveled to Laurens for a passing league this past week hoping to learn something about their aerial attack and defense before getting in full pads next month.  The Indians were without quarterback Shaq Davidson, who is recov More...

Columns

GUEST COLUMNIST

Amnesty: Skip the sequel

My friend and colleague Ed Meese is second to no one in his admiration for Ronald Reagan. More...

IT’S JUST ME

Reading and games have come a long way ... right?

When I was a kid I spent a lot of time outdoors playing cowboys-and-bad-guys and cops-and-robbers and other assorted games that required one to roll around in the grass and dirt and fire hundreds of invisible rounds that left many enemies dead or dyi More...

THEIR VIEW

Obama pledge on openness falling short

This year’s graduating seniors entered college just before the Obama administration began. More...

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