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EDDIE DEAN ALLISON

Longtime Rec. District icon retiring after 24-year career

Eddie Dean Allison was watching his kids play in the local youth baseball league when he found out about an opening at the Cherokee County Recreation District.  That was more than two decades ago.  Today, Allison puts away his weed eater, s More...

LifeStyles

GLT’s next production is hilarious comedic romp

‘Always A Bridesmaid’ traces four friends’ 30-year journey to keep a high school promise

Gaffney Little Theatre has done it again. After its highly publicized and successful production of “The Hallelujah Girls More...

CHATTING WITH A PRINCE –

Lillie Ann Mae Hibler, daughter of Teresa Vess Hibler and SSGT Andrew Hibler, who is stationed in England with the Air Force, recently had the opportunity to meet Britain’s Prince Harry. More...

What’s Up?

Meetings The Tuesday Woman’s Club will meet Tuesday, April 14, at 4 p.m. at the home of Libby Gosnell. Hostesses will be Mrs. Gosnell, Jan Lowry and Patsy Whiteside More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Wanda Hancock, 44, previously employed by Belk

Wanda Kaye Hancock, 44, of 1408 Wilkinsville Highway, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 9, 2015, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.  More...

Rosalee McCullough, 94, a homemaker

Rosalee Pridmore Mc- Cullough, 94, of 169 Mesopotamia Road, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 9, 2015, at her residence.  Born in Gaffney, she was the widow of William T. McCullough and daughter of the late Mason G. More...

Lillian Jefferies, 88, Cherokee County native

Lillian Tate Jefferies, 88, of 621 John Lane, Gastonia, N.C., widow of Oscar Jefferies, answered the Master’s call on Friday, April 10, 2015, at her residence.  More...

Your brain's aging and a new report urges ways to stay sharp - Free Access

LAURAN NEERGAARD AP Medical Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Those lost car keys that were an annoyance in your 30s can spark major anxiety in your 60s. More...

Accused of attempted murder in wake of street fight incident

BONDS SET FOR TWO SUSPECTS

Two men accused of attempted murder following a Wednesday afternoon shooting incident on Willow Street were granted bonds Friday afternoon in Gaffney Municipal Court, though not without conditions.  More...

Peachtree Centre in spotlight Tuesday at council meeting

The potential sale of the county-operated Peachtree Centre elderly care facility will move a step closer — or not — at Tuesday’s Cherokee County Council meeting.  A public bid opening of brokerage services to determine “t More...

Local News

New rules in place for youths at this year’s Relay

With another Relay for Life event mere weeks away, local committee members are hustling to ensure that all the I’s are dotted and all T’s are crossed.  While people of all ages are encouraged to participate in the effort to deliver a More...

MAIL TRUCK OVERTURNS

Two people were taken to Gaffney Medical Center following a Friday afternoon accident on Chesnee Highway that led to an overturned U.S. Postal Service mail truck. More...

POLICE REPORTS

A Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office response to an April 6 burglar alarm at Gaffney Country Club led to the seizure of two alleged gaming devices. More...

Sports

NO ORDINARY JOE(Y)

Limestone and former Gaffney High quarterback Joey Copeland warms up his arm during a drill prior to Saturday’s scrimmage. Copeland transferred from South Carolina State. More...

Tennessee transfer out with injury for Saints

Limestone defensive end Jaylen Miller will miss some time after suffering a torn Achilles tendon injury.  Miller, the former Gaffney High standout and University of Tennessee transfer, said the injury occurred on a routine play during a spring p More...

COLLEGE LACROSSE

No. 2 Limestone men step closer to 9th title

The nationally secondranked Limestone College (13-1, 5-0) men’s lacrosse team inched one step closer to a ninth consecutive Conference Carolinas regular season championship with a 21-5 win over No. More...

Columns

Have you noticed there’s lots more young drivers?

They say you’re never too old to learn.  They also say you’re never too young to learn.  This must be true because I hear people talking about how their child — no matter how young he or she might be — understands co More...

THEIR VIEW

Sticky fingers at the Pentagon

Yes, the Pentagon needs more money to preserve the nation’s military edge. But it could also do better in managing the money and the equipment it has. Defense projects regularly turn up on lists of wasteful spending. More...

DAVID LIMBAUGH

Rand Paul puts on a clinic

At this point, I am mighty bullish on Sen. Ted Cruz but I very much like several other possible GOP presidential contenders, and I have to say that Republicans can learn a valuable lesson from Sen. More...

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