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Police arrest suspect after foot chase

The blood on the door of the Short Peeler Street home marked the spot where a Gaffney man allegedly tried to hide from Gaffney police during a Friday morning foot chase.  More...

LifeStyles

Miss Gold, Mr. Perry exchange vows

Britney Caitlin Gold and Justin Bradley Perry, both of Greenville, N.C., were united in marriage on July 26, 2014, at Adaville Baptist Church in Spindale, N.C. Dr. More...

Art exhibits on display at Limestone

Limestone College and its art department are presenting three exhibitions on campus – “Impaired Perceptions,” “Mystic Landscapes” and “Arts of the Americas.”  More...

ANNIVERSARY

Couple married 25 years

Kenneth and Brenda Dawkins of 112 Carver St. will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary on Sept. 30, 2014.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Earl Frazier, worked at Kenan Transport for more than 30 years

INMAN – Earl Frazier, 73, of 63 Blackstock Road, formerly of 1063 Jenkins St., went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, at Magnolia Manor.  More...

Pam White, retired from Spartanburg Community College

Pamela Keller White, 60, of 1903 Love Springs Road, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home.  More...

Helen White Falls, native of York County

BLACKSBURG – Helen White Falls, 92, of 252 Caldwell Road, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014.  Born in York County, she was married to the late Herbert B. Falls Sr. More...

National News

CDC tells healthy adults not to forget flu vaccine

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's time for flu vaccine again and while it's important for the whole family, this year health officials have some different advice for different ages: Certain kids should opt for the ouchless nasal spray. More...

DRUG TAKE-BACK DAY

84.3 lbs. of medications dropped off for disposal

A local U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agent and a Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office captain offered curb service with a smile Saturday as car after car pulled up to them to make drug deliveries.  More...

Rec district has AD job available

The Cherokee County Recreation District is looking for a new athletic director — again.  Cherokee County Recreation Board Chairman Mike Bolin confirmed Friday that Kevin Phillips had resigned as athletic director.  Phillips held the p More...

Local News

Tour de Peach draws near-record number of cyclists

Sunny Saturday morning skies greeted bicycle riders from near and far for the 8th annual Tour de Peach sponsored by the Robert Allen Group.  While license plates in the parking lot looked like an equal mix between South Carolina and North Caroli More...

POLICE REPORTS

l An estimated $100 in damage was reported following a vandalism incident on North Limestone Street.  More...

‘Future of learning’ topic at center of robotics contest

What is the future for learning?  More...

Sports

Indians explode

Gaffney routs Nation Ford 59-21 for first win of season

Gaffney played the homecoming spoiler role to perfection Friday, exploding for 45 first half points on the way to a 59-21 victory over Nation Ford. More...

Pendleton enjoys “Grate” win over Wildcats

H Pendleton 41, Blacksburg 18

Blacksburg coaches felt good about their game plan late in the first half until a circus catch and punt return by Pendleton receiver Malik Grate ended the goodwill.  More...

Big-play Battlers rout Limestone

Facing one of the top offenses in NCAA Division II, the Limestone College (1-3) football team fell to Alderson Broaddus University (3-1) by a final of 67-14 on Homecoming Saturday at The Reservation at Gaffney High School.  More...

Columns

IT’S JUST ME

‘Wonders of automotive engineering’

I am envious of people who know how to work on cars.  Remember when car engines were pretty basic? Remember when you could open the hood on your car and there was plenty of room on either side of the engine? More...

PAT BUCHANAN

A basket of snakes

“Once war is forced upon us, there is no other alternative than to apply every available means to bring it to a swift end.  “War’s very object is victory, not prolonged indecision.”  So said Gen. More...

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