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Old city post office figures prominently in art exhibit

Gaffney City Administrator James Taylor asked people not to look up at the vaulted ceilings in the Old Gaffney Post Office, but to concentrate instead on the floor.  Dirty and dingy when renovations began in 2009 to convert the Old Post Office i More...

LifeStyles

GhostWalk returns Nov. 1

Tickets now on sale for popular event

Tickets are now on sale for the 2013 Ghost Walk presented by the Cherokee Historical and Preservation Society, Inc. The Ghost Walk has become one of the most popular annual events in Cherokee County over the past decade.  More...

Novant Health Gaffney Medical Center will host ‘Ladies Night Out’ Oct. 17

Novant Health Gaffney Medical Center will host a Ladies’ Night Out event at the hospital on Thursday, Oct. 17, from 6-8 p.m. More...

13th ANNUAL HOMELESS WEEKEND HELD AT CHEROKEE CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH

  The third and fourth grade Sunday School class at Cherokee Creek Baptist Church along with a few guests experienced being homeless from 12 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, until 12 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Harold Gene Moore, drywall installer for Cherokee Acoustics

Harold Gene Moore, 56, of DeVenny Road, Waco, N.C., died Sept. 25, 2013, in Gaffney after injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.  Born in Cherokee, S.C., on Feb. 15, 1957, he was the son of the late Hazel George and Frances Lamb Moore. More...

Mike Strain, avid outdoorsman who loved fishing and hunting

Michael Wilkins "Mike" Strain, 62, of Hickory Creek Apartments, Shelby, N.C., died Thursday afternoon, Sept. 26, 2013, at Cleveland Memorial Hospital following a short illness.  More...

Corene Shifty

Funeral services for Corene "Do Do" Davidson Shifty, 76, of B-7 Granard Courts, wife of Robert Shifty, will be held Monday, Sept. 30, at 2 p.m. at Limestone Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Michael L. Golden, the Rev. C. A. Wallace, the Rev. More...

Worker dies in accident at local plant

A North Carolina industrial worker was killed Thursday evening.  Cherokee County Coroner Dennis Fowler identified the victim as Kenneth Robert Clary, 24, of 2024 Shelby Road in Kings Mountain.  Clary suffered severe head trauma and died at More...

RECRUITING

Limestone pitches athletics and academics

FIELDS OF DREAMS  EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the fourth in a series of stories that examine the state and projected future of the Limestone College athletic programs as well as some of the people involved.   More...

ONLINE Poll

RESULTS  Should the Cherokee County School District settle the Carlotta Redish lawsuit for $40,000.  NO: 299 votes (73%) YES: 108 votes (27%)  TOTAL VOTES: 407   More...

Local News

Robotics competitions teaching students important career skills

Cherokee County students will explore the fury behind nature’s fiercest disasters in a new robotics competition.  More...

Graduates basic training

Army National Guard Pvt. Steven L. Porter has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.  More...

Founder’s comments on purchase

A spokeswoman for Founders Federal Credit Union confirmed the credit union’s Gaffney location will be moving to a bigger office.  Recenty filed deed records show Lancaster based Founders Federal Credit Union purchased the former SunTrust B More...

Sports

THE SHAQ ATTACK

Shaq leads Indians to come from behind win

Artistically, Shaq Davidson’s return as Gaffney’s starting quarterback will be remembered as a Rembrandt - a one of a kind Masterpiece.  Davidson completed 10 of 15 passes for 277 yards and two touchdowns, rushed for 113 yards on 20 More...

Pendleton humbles Wildcats

Pendleton jumped out to a quick 21-0 lead in the first quarter and kept rolling Friday in a 55-14 victory over Blacksburg.  Pendleton (2-3) took advantage of several short Blacksburg punts and a 33-yard interception return by Malik Gray to build More...

Boyd leads Tigers past Deacons

Clemson offensive coordinator Chad Morris had two words of counsel this week for Tajh Boyd: “Have fun.”  It appears he got the message — loud and clear.  More...

Columns

THEIR VIEW

Computer system to track deadbeat parents long overdue

South Carolina’s failure to install a computer system to track deadbeat parents is inexcusable.  South Carolina is the only state in the nation that has not complied with a 1988 federal law requiring a centralized computer system to enforc More...

DAVID LIMBAUGH

The audacity of hopelessness

Perhaps Obama was onto something when, as a young author, he zeroed in on the term “audacity” to (subconsciously) telegraph his ambitious designs to fundamentally transform our beloved America.  More...

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Sen. Harvey Peeler (R-Gaffney) sponsored a resolution Dec. 7 for the Senate Committee on Interstate Cooperation to study the potential impact of not recognizing Daylight Savings Time. Do you think DST should be abolished?