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GHS students chronicle journey to justice to win History Day competition

Gaffney High students experienced how history can change in a research project covering an 80-year journey to justice taken by the Scottsboro Boys in Alabama. More...

LifeStyles

Toward the Light

Christian Education and Leadership Program strives to let its ‘Light Shine’ at Limestone College

As Director of the Christian Education and Leadership Program (CELP) and as an instructor of Religion at Limestone College, the Rev. Ron Singleton isn’t a coach. More...

WHAT’S UP

Meetings   More...

ENGAGEMENTS

Turnage – Parker   Elizabeth Seabrook Turnage of Gaffney and Quentin Russell Parker of Lake Village, Ind., will be married on Saturday, May 3, 2014, in Edisto Island, S.C .  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Bennie Clary, 73, played football, basketball and ran track at GHS

BURLINGTON, N.C. – Bennie Anderson Clary, 73, formerly of Gaffney, passed away on Saturday, March 15, 2014, at Novant Health Gaffney Medical Center.  More...

Helen Dase, retired from Saint-Amand, Thompson & Brown after 27 years’ service

Helen Elizabeth Lowry Dase, 96, formerly of 4112 Wilkinsville Hwy., went home to be with the Lord on Friday, March 14, 2014, at Peachtree Centre.  More...

Shelia Diane Harris, last employed by ADS

Shelia Diane Allen Harris, known as “Bloddie,” 45, of 123 Holland St., wife of Jim Riley Harris III, answered the Master’s call on Friday, March 14, 2014, at her residence.  More...

Breaking News - 3/17/2014 2:21 PM

Chamber names interim director

 Chris Binnicker has accepted the position as Interim Executive Director for the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce.  Chris will begin his duties as Interim Director on March 24th and remain in the position until a permanent Executive More...

Fire strikes home, eatery

Two separate fires between Saturday night and Sunday morning damaged an Asburyarea home and a landmark eatery in Gaffney.  More...

Chamber selects new Hall member; banquet set for March 24

Rather accustomed to keeping tabs on people’s finances, local accountant James Cudd will soon receive an opportunity to take stock of something else — his blessings. More...

Local News

A brief smile meant more than the score in this game

Maximum effort was left by Cherokee County law enforcement officials and Ewing Middle School basketball players on Friday afternoon at the local place of learning.  But the final score meant little in this one, the mere hope for all being that a More...

Macedonia EMS station moving, not closing

Macedonia-area residents don’t have to worry about the “For Rent” sign that was placed recently on the Medic 4 ambulance station on Green River Road.  The ambulance crews who have worked out of the station are simply moving abo More...

Former school trustee will run for BPW seat

Kim Phillips announced he is seeking a seat on the Gaffney Board of Public Works.  Phillips previously served on the Cherokee County School Board from 1998-2002. More...

Sports

NCAA SOUTHEAST REGIONAL

Saints Sweet 16 bound again

For the second straight year, the Limestone women’s basketball team has advanced to the NCAA Division II Sweet Sixteen.  Junior guard Ayshia McNeil poured in a team-high 19 points on four three-pointers to lead the No. More...

Lady Indians off to fast 4-0 start after win overWade Hampton

If Gaffney’s first week on the softball diamond is any indication, it could be a very, very good season.  Perhaps even a banner one.  The Lady Indians wrapped up the week with their fourth straight win, beating Wade Hampton 7-4 on Fri More...

USC-Aiken bounces LC from tourney

USC-Aiken had too much firepower for the Limestone men’s basketball team on Saturday, earning an 80-54 victory in an NCAA Division II men’s basketball Southeast Regional game.  Junior forward Asaad Woods led the Saints with 15 points More...

Columns

IT’S JUST ME

I’m not afraid to pop the cover off and ... ZAP!

I had been waiting for several weeks for this tech guy (as opposed to a ‘tick guy,’ who checks you for parasites) to show up to take a look at a new computer that I just could not seem to get logged onto our home network.  More...

THE MOSS REPORT

A balanced state budget

After three days of debate, and 210 roll call votes, the House of Representatives approved the state budget this week and sent it to the Senate.  More...

GUEST COLUMNIST

It is Sunshine Week

No, don’t break out the SPF 70 sunscreen... this week is about shining light on government activities.  Lest we forget, letting the sun shine on government actions and records is vital to our free democratic system of government.  More...

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