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CLOSE-UP LOOK AT A PIE

South Carolina fan Stephanie Ooley laughs last Monday after smashing a cream pie in the face of Gaffney High teacher Frank Wilson. More...

LifeStyles

Limestone College welcomes holiday season with ‘Christmas on Campus’

30th annual event set for Saturday, Dec. 6

Limestone College will help welcome the holiday season on Saturday, Dec. 6, when it hosts the 30th annual “Christmas On Campus” festivities.  Events begin with the lighting of the luminaries at 5 p.m. From 6:30 p.m. More...

CLUB DONATES TOYS TO SALVATION ARMY –

The Tuesday Woman's Club met Nov. 11 in the parlor at First Baptist Church. Hostesses were Sharon Thompson, Brantlee Morgan and Donna Peeler. More...

Third annual ‘Pancakes for Preservation’ fundraiser at history museum Dec. 6

The Cherokee County History and Arts Museum, 301 College Drive, will host its third annual Pancakes for Preservation breakfast fund raiser on Saturday, Dec. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

SARAH TURNEY

Sarah Marie Parker Turney, 87, formerly of 1137 S. Charleston St. in Blacksburg, passed away Thursday, Nov. More...

Dolores (Dinah) Pittman, served as tax preparer

BLACKSBURG – Dolores Pittman peacefully began her wait for the resurrection on Friday night, Nov. 21, 2014, at Peachtree Care Center.  A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. More...

Willie K. Jefferies, Cherokee County native

Willie K. Jefferies, 90, of 331 E. Blackstock Road, No. 16, entered eternal rest on Wednesday, Nov. More...

MAN SUES CITY, WALMART

False arrest, defamation, other claims made in legal document

A Columbia man has filed suit in Cherokee County Court of Common Pleas against Walmart, the City of Gaffney and the Gaffney Police Department claiming he was falsely accused and is being maliciously prosecuted for a crime he didn’t commit.  More...

Watch live on our website as GHS opens hoops season

Gaffney’s transition from the gridiron to the hardwood becomes complete Tuesday night as the Indians’ boys and girls hoops teams open their respective seasons at The Burial Ground against Boiling Springs.  More...

Local News

Broad River Electric celebrating 75 years by awarding $75,000 in grants

Broad River Electric Charities has provided $25,000 from its Operation Round Up(r) program to local charities and causes, an amount that will be duplicated in the organization’s next two grant cycles as Broad River Electric Cooperative begins i More...

Volunteer happy to be inundated with shoeboxes

Never before has Karla Lavendar been more pleased to be overwhelmed.  Making a list and checking it twice, she spent much of last week surveying countless shoeboxes, all of which are filled with love and hopefully will bring smiles to countless More...

BOOT DRIVE

Black Friday shoppers in Gaffney knew a good deal when they saw one and many reached deep into their pockets to support the Cherokee County Fire Safety Team during its annual boot drive. More...

Sports

UP AND OVER

Nokijen Tate scored 16 points to lead Gaffney Middle past Blacksburg Middle 38-15 in a middle school jamboree held before Thanksgiving holidays. More...

Swimmers excel in YMCA state, national competition

The CCFY Dolphins recently held its awards banquet for the summer season that concluded in July at the Carolina Swim League state meet in Pickens.  More...

Clemson beats USC, wins Palmetto Bowl

South Carolina found again what it's like on the wrong side of the Palmetto State's biggest sports rivalry.  After an unprecedented run of five consecutive wins, the one-time Southeastern Conference Eastern Division favorites fell 35-17 to the 2 More...

Columns

DAVID LIMBAUGH

Bad news continues to roll in for Obamacare nightmare

Whatever we do, let’s not allow ourselves to be distracted from the continuing nightmare of Obamacare by the other nightmare of President Obama’s latest abuse of power in furtherance of a terrible policy decision — this time on immi More...

RASMUSSEN REPORT

Giving as thanks

I love the Thanksgiving holiday weekend as much as anyone. It’s great to have family visit and take some time to talk and visit and just be together. More...

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Sen. Harvey Peeler (R-Gaffney) sponsored a resolution Dec. 7 for the Senate Committee on Interstate Cooperation to study the potential impact of not recognizing Daylight Savings Time. Do you think DST should be abolished?