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May is Mental Health Month; Mayor Jolly signs proclamation

Gaffney Mayor Henry L. Jolly signed a proclamation on Wednesday, May 7, declaring the month of May 2014 as Mental Health Month.  More...

Miss Epperly and Mr. Bish exchange wedding vows

Elizabeth Grace Epperly and Caleb Logan Bish were united in marriage on Aug. 3, 2013, at 5 p.m. at Fred W. Symmes Chapel, Camp Greenville, in Cleveland, S.C. The Rev. Joel Sellers officiated the double-ring ceremony.  More...

Unexplained weight loss may be digestive malabsorption

Losing weight without diet or exercise changes could result from digestive malabsorption, the inability of the body to properly digest and absorb one or more nutrients. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Gwen Bonner, employed by Nestlé

Gwendolyn Anita Bonner, 59, of 126 Iris Lane, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, May 9, 2014, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.  Born in Gaffney, she was the daughter of the late Maynor Bonner and Dynell Oglesby Bonner. More...

Arthur M. Pedersen, MD, retired after practicing medicine for 85 years

Arthur Morris Pedersen, MD, passed away on Friday, May 9, 2014, at Peachtree Center in Gaffney.  More...

James (Fat Cat) Rector, retired from Duke Power

PACOLET – James Edward Rector, 70, of 1206 Quarter Round Road, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, May 9, 2014.  More...

Police cite three GHS students for fighting

Three Gaffney High School students were cited by Gaffney police with disturbing school following a Thursday morning fight in the cafeteria.  All three also face discipline from the high school, although GHS Principal Dr. More...

Students who sign pledges get a day off at the stadium

With a knack for making people laugh, Josh Bryant was a gentle giant nicknamed “Cuddles” for his warm caring personality.  More...

Local News

POLICE REPORTS

Numerous thefts reported by local residents

l More than $12,000 in theft losses were reported after someone stole a trailer and a mower from a Wilcox Avenue building.  More...

Sample ballots to make voting much easier for SC residents

Sample ballots are now available to help educate voters about candidates in state and local races before primary elections June 10.  More...

Local man’s book offers prayer as means of guidance, peace

You always get an answer when you pray, Gaffney resident Vance Sarratt says.  And if you don’t hear the answer, he advises, you simply may have to change your approach.  More...

Sports

Moving on...

Lightning postponed the start of Saturday’s NCAA Division II quarterfinal matchup with Queens for 90 minutes.  Bu the Limestone men’s lacrosse team made it worth the wait.  Always on the attack, the No. More...

...Going home

Lindenwood avenged a regular season loss by upsetting the No. More...

Indians won’t run for The Border Showcase

The Gaffney High Indians will not be hosting the 2014 Border Showcase Classic.  That’s because there likely won’t be a Border Showcase this year.  Gaffney coach Dan Jones said a couple of the event’s high profile teams wi More...

Columns

IT’S JUST ME

Hey mom, thanks for being there

This column has appeared previously a time or two. But in honor of Mother’s Day, I thought I would give it one more goround. More...

DAVID LIMBAUGH

Where are the freedom-loving Democrats? Why the silence?

Are we moving toward an America in which only one worldview is socially — and, God forbid, legally — acceptable? Are the proponents of “tolerance” truly as intolerant and tyrannical as they seem to be?  More...

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