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Hender son’s ‘Idol’ segment will air either Feb. 5 or 6

Fame has a funny way of changing people, but for 16-year-old local talent Ali Henderson, normalcy rules the day.  More...

LifeStyles

Sweets for your sweetie, made from the heart

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – This Valentine's Day, forego the heartshaped box of chocolates and instead spend some extra time in the kitchen to create a special, homemade treat for your loved one.  More...

January Meeting

  The Tuesday Woman’s Club met January 14 in the First Baptist Church parlor. Hostesses were Pam Peeler, Laura Peeler and Pam Oliver. More...

New artistic opportunities for Cherokee County children

BLACKSBURG – The brightly colored signs in front of Iron City Place on Cherokee Avenue signal the start of a new business, aimed at bringing performing arts to the children of Cherokee County,  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Flora Bell Williamson

Funeral services for Flora Bell Williamson, 82, of 2940 Solola Ave., San Diego, Calif., wife of Ernest Williamson, will be held Wednesday, Feb. 5, at 11 a.m. at North Park Apostolic Church, 2515 Lemon Grove Ave., Lemon Grove, Calif. More...

Marjorie B. Hamilton, loved football and making quilts by hand

GAFFNEY – Marjorie Blanton Hamilton, 82, passed away Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, at her residence.  More...

Arnold T. Tate, 56, services today at 1 p.m.

Funeral services for Arnold Thomas Tate, known as T.T., 56, of 206 3rd Ave., husband of Lori Hardy Tate, will be held on Monday, Feb. 3, at 1 p.m. at Indian Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Mary Jefferies, Elder R. Dowdle, the Rev. More...

Councilman charged with DUI

The S.C. Highway Patrol (SCHP) charged longtime Gaffney City Councilman Bernard Smith with driving under the influence Thursday evening.  More...

Kitty litter sparks $9 million lawsuit

A dispute over the price of kitty litter that led to police being called to a Blacksburg store has resulted in a lawsuit in which a couple is seeking up to $9 million in compensatory and punitive damages.  More...

RELAX Y’ALL, IT’S JUST PRACTICE

Although this accident looks real, Corinth volunteer firefighters are shown using hydraulic tools Saturday in a vehicle extrication and first responder training session behind the fire department. More...

Local News

Blacksburg High students showcase accomplisments

Academics, Athletics, Attitude and Arts

Blacksburg High used its school improvement council meeting Monday as a showcase to highlight student accomplishments in fine arts, community service and academics.  More...

Two charged with manufacturing meth

Two men were charged with manufacturing methamphetamine following a Jan. 27 investigation by the Gaffney Police Department Narcotics Unit.  More...

UP TO THE CHALLENGE

  — As part of the ‘Challenge For Champions’ portion of an ongoing capital campaign to improve athletics facilities, Limestone College officials recently accepted a check in the amount of $25,000 from Yadkin Bank. More...

Sports

Indians suffer growing pains

Shorthanded Indians lose to Byrnes; fall to second in region

Under normal circumstances it’s tough to beat Byrnes.  So with many key players missing because of suspensions, the Gaffney Indians had too much to overcome in falling to the Rebels 65-54 at The Burial Ground on Friday.  More...

Indians send seven wrestlers to upper state

The Gaffney High wrestling team will be sending seven wrestlers to the upper state tournament later this month.  Three Indians, including defending state champions Zach Clary and Thomas Mabry and Austin Chandler, won region championships.  More...

Indian-Bulldog Brawl

Peak, Shaq get 3-game suspensions

“It’s a little stiff.”  That was Gaffney boys basketball coach Mark Huff’s reaction Friday to the ruling handed down by the South Carolina High School League as a result of the brawl at Boiling Springs.  The biggest More...

Columns

I don’t need no ‘Restore’ disc

IT’S JUST ME

I came home the other day, put my “stuff” (keys, cell phone, etc.) in the designated “put-your-stuff-here” locations (these sites are exclusive to married men because wives, for some reason, have this psychotic fixation with a More...

DAVID LIMBAUGH

The man who would be king

Other than his fundamental dishonesty about certain conditions in America, what he stands for, his record, his failure to accept responsibility for his actions, his demonization, his divisive rhetoric, his arrogant promise to double down on his uncon More...

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