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Third annual Campo Giorno slated for April 25

Student achievement will be celebrated April 25 when students from the county’s 11 elementary schools compete in the third annual Campo Giorno.  More...

LifeStyles

Daniel Morgan DAR members learn about history of American flag on tour of Gaffney Embroidery

The Daniel Morgan Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution held its March meeting at the Gaffney Embroidery manufacturing plant on Old Post Road.  The company is managed by Pat and Linda Cox and manufactures American flag fields for A More...

Alternate medications to manage chronic pain

Pain medications might not work well for chronic pain pain that doesn’t go away – with time. More...

ANNIVERSARY

Mr. and Mrs. Wiley married 50 years

Jimmy and Nannie Wiley celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on April 17, 2015. The couple were married at the home of the bride’s father, Hydric Littlejohn, in 1965.  Mr. and Mrs. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Dennis Lowry Sr., owner/operator of Lowry Utilities Inc.

Dennis Marion Lowry Sr., 75, of 4075 Wilkinsville Highway, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 16, 2015, at his residence.  More...

Theresa Sanders, owner/operator of T&S Wall Covering

Theresa Gayle Gardner Sanders, 65, of 804 Florence St., went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 19, 2015, at her daughter’s residence.  More...

Timothy Dale Smith

COWPENS – Timothy Dale Smith, 45 of Cowpens, passed away April 17, 2015, at his home.  Arrangements are incomplete under the direction of Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home, Downtown Chapel, Gaffney.   More...

Columns

IT’S JUST ME

Let’s just keep garbage pickup the way it is now

I’m certainly no expert on waste collection and garbage disposal.  As I understand it, and please feel free to correct me if I am wrong, the county has offered to assume garbage collections for both the City of Gaffney and the Town of Bla More...

DAVID LIMBAUGH

Obama’s wanton lawlessness should disturb all Americans

We live in a constitutional republic in which our elected officials are bound by the constraints of the Constitution, which means they don’t have a license to do whatever they please, even if they think it would be best for the country. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

FIRE GUTS RIVER DRIVE HOME

A fire that began in a crawl space gutted a River Drive home Sunday afternoon.  City of Gaffney firefighters were alerted to the fire in the 700 block around noon. Fire Capt. More...

Postal Service employee logs a million miles

Life has a funny way of making everything right.  Such a notion fell right into the lap of local mail carrier Randy Parker, whose goal more than 35 years ago was to help bring comfort to those having trouble with their heating and air conditioni More...

Local News

POLICE REPORT

Shots fired during altercation at downtown nightclub

Gaffney police responded to a downtown nightclub’s parking lot after a woman allegedly fired gunshots into the air.  According to an incident report, police responded to the 100 block of West Birnie Street at approximately 12:20 a.m. More...

Graduates basic training

Air Force Airman 1st Class Roxanne S. More...

POLICE REPORTS

Two men fled a West Floyd Baker Boulevard store after one of them allegedly was caught trying to stuff $107 worth of steaks down his pants. More...

Sports

Reeling in a championship

BASS FISHING

For once, the typically loquacious Gettys Brannon was caught tongue-tied and at a loss for words.  Guess you can’t blame him after bringing home a national title.  More...

Powdersville sweeps Wildcats

PREP BASEBALL

Suddenly, playoff home dates for Blacksburg at Troublefield Park are anything but a certainty.  The Wildcats’ vice grip on one of Region I- 2A’s top two spots was pried open following a weekend sweep by region foe Powdersville.  More...

Limestone showcases its wares at Blue & White scrimmage

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

An early morning start time didn’t prevent scores from flocking to the Limestone College campus Saturday, eager to get their first look at the 2015 Saints football team.  Opening things to the masses, Limestone hosted its Blue & White More...

Letters

Wants county to maintain Peachtree Centre ownership

Dear Editor:   I visited a friend and resident of Peachtree Centre a while back. As I remarked on how good she looked, she told me Peachtree was a good place.  More...

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Poll

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?