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Coroner facing write-in challenge

After cruising through the June primary with no opposition, Cherokee County Coroner Dennis Fowler finds himself being targeted by a last-minute write-in campaign.  More...

LifeStyles

“American Idol” finalist to perform at Gardner-Webb

Concert on Saturday, Nov. 15, to benefit victims of human trafficking

BOILING SPRINGS, Gardner- Webb University raises awareness of human trafficking with a series of events each year, and that commitment to helping spotlight the global issue will continue this month with a benefit concert featuring “American Ido More...

SCOUTS HOST ROUNDTABLE –

U.S Representative Mick Mulvaney, S.C .State Representative Steve Moss and Cherokee County Councilman Tracy McDaniel spoke to Boy Scouts last Monday evening about the workings of local, state and nat More...

CLUB HAS OCTOBER MEETING AT VISITORS CENTER

  CLUB HAS OCTOBER MEETING AT VISITORS CENTER – The Tuesday Woman’s Club met Oct. 14 at the Gaffney Visitors Center and Art Gallery. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Shirley Seay, retired from Limestone College

CHESNEE – Shirley Ann Painter Seay, wife of Joseph Jefferson Seay, died Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014. Born Feb. 14, 1936, she was a daughter of the late Will B. and Grace Forrester Painter.  More...

Jean Jones, Gaffney native

Jean Jefferies Jones passed away at her home in Charlotte, N.C., on Oct. 29, 2014.  Mrs. Jones was born July 12, 1932, in Gaffney to the late John Davis and Minnie Pearl Jones Jefferies. More...

Brenda Hughey, 64, enjoyed photography

Brenda Parris Hughey, 64, of 313 Ford Road, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.  More...

Columns

RASMUSSEN REPORT

Election 2014 in context

Political pundits often miss the forest for the trees, and it’s amazing how things look when you pause for a moment to look at the broader context of the 2014 midterm elections. More...

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Big changes at hospital

Halloween was apparently filled with surprises, even for hospital patients in Gaffney Medical Center.  More...

Referendums big drawing card on the ballot Tuesday

The head of the county’s elections has no idea how many people will vote on election day.  And she means it.  “Honestly, I do not know,” said Suzanne Turner, chairman of the Voter Registration and Election Commission of Ch More...

Voters to decide sales tax fate, other options

Cherokee County voters will decide the fate of a penny sales tax in Tuesday’s election and give their opinion on two state constitutional amendments requiring voter approval.  The school district has placed a 2-question voter referendum re More...

Local News

More than 1,000 children watch ‘scary’ movies

More than 1,000 children entered darkened theater doors Friday for a frightful Halloween film festival in the Big E entertainment complex.  With school out, the festival was designed to provide area children a safe place where they could watch a More...

Council honors ‘The SASSIES’

The "SASSIES" were presented a proclamation from the Cherokee County Council on October 6 in appreciation for their ministry of prayer for the governing bodies of the county.  More...

Corbin Foster graduates from Air Force basic training in Texas

Air Force Airman 1st Class Corbin M. Foster graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.  More...

Sports

Fort Mill no treat for Indians

It was same old, same old for Gaffney on Friday night.  And that wasn’t a good thing.  The Indians turned the ball over twice — leading to 13 Fort Mill points — and gave up one-play drives of 73 and 80 yards in a 41-31 los More...

Lady Indians one win away from state title game

The Gaffney Lady Indians and threetime defending state champion Hillcrest Rams have been tested in advance of their clash for the upper state championship on Tuesday.  More...

Wildcats denied playoff berth

Shrine Bowl linebacker Brandon Burger led a dominant defensive performance as Powdersville beat Blacksburg 31-7 Friday evening to claim the region’s final playoff spot.  More...

Letters

Dean Ross’ influence touched lots of lives

Dear Editor:   Mr. Dean Ross, who recently passed, had a great influence on many, many people I am sure, my family among them.  More...

Can’t judge the entire school district on these results

Dear Editor:   I have pondered writing this letter for several days. However, with all the negative comments and publicity that our school system has received in the past week or so, I decided it was time.  More...

CB Radio Operators express gratitude

Dear Editor:   The CB Radio Operators of Cherokee County would like to thank all the people and businesses who helped to make our benefit event for Christmas Is For Kids a success with their generous donations:  More...

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