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County gives OK to A-Tax disbursements

Cherokee County Council on Wednesday rubber-stamped nearly $80,000 in Accommodations Tax money to organizations.  The Cherokee County Tax Advisory Committee reviewed proposals for funding before making its recommendations to full council.  More...

LifeStyles

Gaffney Little Theatre presents an Agatha Christie ‘who-done-it’

‘And Then There Were None’ abounds with twists and turns before the culprit is finally revealed

The   Gaffney Little Theatre will present four performances of  Agatha Christie’s guess-whodone it, “And Then There Were None,” Oct. 16-18 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 19, at 3 p.m.  More...

What’s Up?

Meetings The Tuesday Woman’s Club will meet Oct. 14 at 4 p.m. at CAVA. Hostesses will be Mrs. Bill Childers, Mrs. Smitty Cook and Mrs. Roy Mathis. Church news More...

After the celebration, cancer survivors may face anxieties, fear

Adjusting from being a cancer patient to a cancer survivor isn't just about celebration and gratitude. The September issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter covers why this transition isn’t always smooth or easy.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Betsy (Bet) Hatcher, retired from Nestlé

Betsy Dickerson Hatcher, 70, of 901 College Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014, at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home.  More...

Herbert Robbs, served with the Flying Tigers in U.S. Army Air Corps

Herbert Wilks Robbs, 91, of 1093 Wilkinsville Hwy., went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014. Born in Gaffney, he was the husband of the late Carolyn Rosinda Whitesell Robbs and son of the late Raymond Morris Robbs and Lorena More...

Steve Vassy, retired from Hoechst Celanese

CHESNEE – William Stephen Vassy, 82, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, at his residence.  More...

Columns

GUEST COLUMNIST

Finding ways to fix our roads, 5 years after the stimulus

You’ve probably heard much discussion lately about the condition of South Carolina’s roads and bridges, and how to fund their repairs and maintenance. More...

HAVE YOU CONSIDERED

Evidence of the truth the psalmist discovered

Real-life events are sometimes more unbelievable than fiction .  What happened in San Ysidro, Calif., would be too incredible to appear in the most violent movie. Yet in real life it occurred.  More...

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Judge asked to reconsider DUI sentence from 2012 case

A Circuit Court judge took under advisement on Friday a request that he reconsider a 2012 sentence he handed down in a felony drunk driving case that sent a Charlotte man to prison for 7 1/2 years.  More...

Student teacher shares NASA knowledge

While some 3rd-graders dream about going into space, Corinth Elementary student teacher Ashley Williams can give her class a firsthand look at cutting-edge science research from a NASA space center.  More...

Local News

Blacksburg High students highlight their cars in pink

Tricked out in pink, Blacksburg High juniors Alex Hampton and Hunter Wright have no problem finding their cars this month when it’s time to come home from another busy evening filled with afterschool activities.  More...

POLICE REPORTS

Police take three children into custody

City of Gaffney police reported taking three children into emergency protective custody Oct. 6 due to alleged abandonment.  More...

POLICE REPORTS

More than $2,500 in theft losses were reported after someone stole tools and other construction equipment from a storage locker at a Baker Road construction site. More...

Sports

“We just got whipped”

Red in the face and frustrated, Gaffney head coach Dan Jones was simple and straight to the point in his assessment of how things transpired last Friday night for the Indians in their visit to No. 6-ranked York.  More...

Lady Indians: Simply the best

Undefeated, unblemished and now unquestioned as the best team in Region III-4A.  The Gaffney volleyball team clinched a conference title on Thursday by sweeping Clover, 3-0 (25-11, 25-13, 25-13).  It is the Lady Indians’ first region More...

Liberty “Bash”es Wildcats

The last thing Blacksburg wanted to do Friday night was allow Jordan Bash to return a kickoff for Liberty. More...

Letters

Impressed by show of respect

Dear Mr. Sossamon Last week my husband and I attended a funeral service at First Baptist Church in Gaffney. On the way from the church to Frederick Memorial Gardens we were impressed by the various law enforcement officers More...

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