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Churches unite to offer Lenten season services

Many lessons are to be learned from the life and trials of Jesus.  But most pale in comparison to that provided by His 40 days in the wilderness while preparing for ministry.  More...

LifeStyles

KINGDOM BUILDING CONTEST

– New Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church recently held its annual Children for Kingdom Building contest. More...

CAVA announces list of classes for March

Registration and payment for classes must be made at the CAVA Gallery prior to the date of the class. Cancellation must be at least three days before classes begin in order to receive a 50 percent refund. Call 489-9119 to register. More...

‘Mansion by Moonlight’ offers a chance to experience Rose Hill Plantation at night

UNION – Rose Hill Plantation will host one of its most popular programs on Saturday, March 15, from 7-9 p.m. Visitors will have a rare opportunity to tour the William H. More...

Sports

Saints march on to semifinals

Top-seeded Limestone pulls away with second-half spurt

The Limestone College women’s basketball team used a 16-0 run early in the second half to turn a one-point game into a 69- 56 win over North Greenville University in the Conference Carolinas Tournament Quarterfinals on Saturday at the Timken Ce More...

McNeill hits game-winner to beat Erskine

Waiting until the final minute, No. 4 seed Limestone pulled out a tremendous 45-44 Conference Carolinas Quarterfinal victory over No. 5 seed Erskine in a NCAA Division II men’s basketball game on Saturday.  More...

Gaffney grappler repeats as state champ

Clary also named as tourney’s Most Outstanding Wrestler

New season.  Same result.  New honor.  More...

Columns

IT’S JUST ME

Miss Denial meets Miss Gray Cat

“What are you doing there? You’d better get on home.”  My wife had spotted the gray cat hanging around a garbage can at the back of the house near the end of the driveway.  More...

DAVID LIMBAUGH

Big Brother vs. Little Sisters

Why aren’t more people outraged over the Obama administration’s war on religious liberty?  More...

Photo

Full Story

Man charged after woman found dead in road

A North Carolina man faces charges in connection with a Saturday hit-and-run accident that claimed the life of a Gaffney woman.  The S.C. More...

Industrial prospects mulling local sites

There are five active industrial prospects considering locating in one vacant industrial building and two other prospects considering large parcels of more than 100 acres at the Upstate Corporate Park, Cherokee County Development Board Director Jim C More...

THE LENTEN SEASON

Here is the complete Lenten services schedule. Please note that all services start at noon:   More...

Local News

HEAD Of THE CLASS

A PROFILE OF SCHOOLS IN CHEROKEE COUNTY

A Celebration of Art Cherokee County students will showcase their artistic and musical talents April 8 in an art expo sponsored by the school district. More...

Excellent customer service is key to success, especially in tourism

A Poland art museum used a smart phone campaign in a marketing effort to help attract young people following a major renovation.  The Suskiennice Museum brought the paintings to life by acting out stories of love, war, crime, madness and mystery More...

Candidate visits county to learn about KNOW(2)

State Superintendent of Education candidate Molly Spearman spent Thursday afternoon getting an introduction to the KNOW(2) education initiative in Cherokee County.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Deacon Mandret Wilkins Sr., 87, retired from Draper Corporation

Deacon Mandret Bill English Wilkins Sr., 87, of 419 W. Birnie St., husband of Mary Ann Gibbs Wilkins, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, at 1:29 a.m. at Novant Health Gaffney Medical Center.  More...

Dennis Mattocks Jr., owner and operator of Mr. Waffle

Fred Dennis Mattocks, Jr., 63, of 147 Cherokee National Highway, after a courageous battle with cancer, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home.  More...

Geraldine W. Peeler, retired from textiles

BLACKSBURG – Geraldine W. Peeler, 83, of 310 Hopewell Road, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, at Novant Health Gaffney Medical Center.  More...

National News

New food labels aim to make healthy shopping easy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ice cream lovers beware: The government knows you're unlikely to stop after half a cup.  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?