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Ceremony pays tribute to local veterans

Letters from home are a cherished keepsake for American military personnel serving overseas.  More...

LifeStyles

Crosses of Honor placed at three local cemeteries

Compatriots from Camp Moses Wood No. 125 installed composite Crosses of Honor at three locations in Gaffney on Saturday, Nov. 2. More...

ANNIVERSARY

Woods honored with luncheon on 50th wedding anniversary

Harold and Mary Brenda Wood celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 10, 2013.  More...

Wilhelm Brothers featured in ‘Music Sandwiched In’ concert Nov. 13 at library

The Wilhelm Brothers will present a Music Sandwiched In concert on Wednesday, Nov. 13, from 12:15-1 p.m. in the large conference room at the Cherokee County Public Library in Gaffney.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

MILDRED CARROLL

SHELBY, N.C. — Mildred Louise Humphries Carroll, 85, of Pleasant Ridge Church Road, Shelby, died on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, at Cleveland Regional Medical Center.  More...

MRS. ELIZABETH BLACK ALLEN

Mrs. Elizabeth Black Allen, 84, of 8536 Kern Canyon Road, Bakersfield, California, answered the Master’s call on Wednesday, Nov. More...

T. Ed Burgess, Jr., Army Air Corps veteran of WWII, businessman

Belle Glade, Fla. — Thomas Edward Burgess, Jr., 91, of 217 N. W. Ave. D, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 at Charles George VA Medical Center in Asheville, N.C. More...

Inmate and health care worker

SLED to determine if inappropriate contact occurred

Cherokee County Sheriff Steve Mueller confirmed over the weekend that his office requested an independent investigation by the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division into a possible case of inappropriate contact between a prisoner and a contracted h More...

County VFDs unhappy with Gaffney nixing ‘automatic aid’

Fire chiefs across Cherokee County are asking the City of Gaffney to reconsider its recent decision to stop automatic response by the city’s fire stations to fire calls in surrounding fire districts.  More...

Local News

POLICE REPORT

Hey buddy, can I borrow your jack?

A 10th Street resident reported the theft of a car jack after loaning it to a motorist who had a flat tire.  According to the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office, the resident of the 800 block loaned the jack to a motorist who stopped on the More...

Doctors reaching out to parents

Local doctors are using regular medical checkups to help young children learn the skills needed for reading at an early age.  More...

‘Good Samaritans’ honored by FCA

When it came time to read a Bible passage at the Fellowship of Christian Athletes meeting Thursday, the passage was carefully selected for the occasion.  The parable of the Good Samaritan fit the mood perfectly as the FCA members honored three L More...

Sports

‘Point’ing in the right direction

Studyvance shines as Gaffney holds off Vikes

Eddie Studyvance wanted simply to keep the offense rolling when starter Shaq Davidson went down in the third quarter. He accomplished his goal. More...

Shaq escapes serious injury to his knee ‘Point’ing in the right direction

Davidson expected to play with knee brace when Indians open playoffs Friday Studyvance shines as Gaffney holds off Vikes

Gaffney fans, players and coaches all got a scare Friday when quarterback Shaq Davidson hurt his knee against Spartanburg. More...

Indians receive favorable placement in playoff bracket

Gaffney didn’t get an automatic top five seed as a region champion, but the Indians received a big consolation prize with their placement in the Class 4A Division I playoffs.  Thanks to their regular season ending win over Spartanburg and More...

Columns

GUEST COLUMNIST

Economic development: Let’s allow the sun to shine

It seems like state and local governments across the country are pursuing an old mission with a new eagerness these days. Their priorities seem to concentrate on just three things – jobs, jobs, jobs. More...

THEIR VIEW

Restaurant tax ruling should spur change in S.C. law

THE BIGGEST problem with the requirement that local restaurant taxes must be used for “tourism-related” spending is that it encourages cities and counties to spend money on festivals and sporting complexes and other things that are nice b More...

IT’S JUST ME

100,000 miles: I think I know how he feels

“When it happens, I’m going to be sure to get a photograph of it,” I told myself as the momentous occasion neared. 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?