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Thread Trail now stretches through park

Carolina Thread Trail officials found Cowpens National Battlefield the perfect spot to reveal what it has in store for Cherokee County and other portions of the Carolinas.  More...

LifeStyles

Kids deliver food and friendship

Don Johnson joined by his grandchildren on his Meals On Wheels’ routes at Christmas

Don Johnson promised when he retired he would deliver Meals On Wheels and he has been a volunteer ever since, sometimes taking two routes at a time and coming on multiple days. More...

State Museum hosts ‘Through the Fire’

Special evening marks150th anniversary of the Burning of Columbia

COLUMBIA – The South Carolina State Museum, the South Carolina Confederate Relic Room and the Military Museum will host “Through the Fire” from 7-10 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 29. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Georgia Cashion, Tennessee native

INMAN – Georgia Lee White Cashion, 87, of 609 Hideaway Cove, Inman, passed away Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, at Valley Falls Terrace in Spartanburg.  Georgia was born in Butler, Tenn., on Sept. More...

Clarence Manley, retired lineman

SMYRNA – Clarence David Manley, 56, of 796 Walker Road, passed away Friday, Jan. More...

Howard Eggers, retired from Duke Power Co.

Howard Dennis Eggers, 94, of 1803 Cherokee Ave., went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, at his residence.  More...

HISTORIC DEDICATION

Ancient Free Masons from the Buffalo Lodge No. 202 dedicate a cornerstone Saturday placed in the foundation of the Blacksburg civic center and museum. More...

No murders, but 2014 data shows other types of crimes increase

While the City of Gaffney experienced no murders in 2014, the first time that’s happened since 2008, other types of crime rose last year, according to statistics compiled by the Gaffney Police Department.  In many cases, however, the numbe More...

Local News

POLICE REPORT

Deputies on the lookout for rustlers after steer goes missing

Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office deputies are on the lookout for a stolen steer. More...

Copeland Center employee on administrative leave

An employee at Ola H. Copeland Community Learning Center has been placed on administrative leave in the wake of a “personnel matter” that occurred Thursday, a Cherokee County School District official confirmed.  More...

Shoplifters hit outlet mall store

Shoplifters stole more than $2,500 in merchandise from a Gaffney Premium Outlets store Jan. 15.  According to the Gaffney Police Department, three currently unknown men entered the Tommy Hilfiger store at approximately 5:20 p.m. More...

Sports

Ball bounces right for Indians

Nice as it was to get over Tuesday’s ugly home loss against Fort Mill, Gaffney coach Mark Huff said the biggest difference is the ball went through the net in an 88-57 blowout win at Nation Ford on Friday.  Yes, it was that simple.  More...

Saints pull out dramatic win

Sophomore guard Jasmine Kearse hit a pair of free throws with nine seconds remaining and the eighth-ranked Limestone College (15-1, 10-0) women’s basketball team rallied from a seven-point deficit with less than a minute remaining to claim a 64 More...

HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING

Indians drop pair of home matches

Apparently, the Gaffney High wrestling team didn’t like the taste of home cooking.  The Indians lost 58-30 in a region matchup with Nation Ford on Thursday before a disappointing 36-35 setback against Broome on Friday.  Both matches w More...

Columns

IT’S JUST ME

A new visitor to the feeder gives me hope for future

I refuse to give into Mother Nature’s depressing winter aura.  She knows I hate the winter. She knows it’s depressing. More...

THEIR VIEW

MADD will push but lawmakers likely to wait

MADD is using new numbers to begin making the case that South Carolina’s drunk-driving laws need further strengthening.  More...

DAVID LIMBAUGH

Obama to further tighten the noose on ‘Big Awl’

I am guessing you don’t know one of the major things President Obama was doing while snubbing France and world leaders who convened in Paris More...

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