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Online Extras In Oregon, a wedding cake baker has become embroiled in a dispute about the rights of a business owner and the rights of citizens to obtain a service regardless of their sexual orientation More...

LifeStyles

Letting freedom ring...

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Corinth Christian Edu-Care celebrated our nation’s independence with its annual Fourth of July bike decorating contest and parade. More...

What’s Up?

Music camp Buford Street United Methodist Church will hold its annual Music Camp for students in grades 3-8 on July 27- 31. Students will learn a fulllength musical in one week More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Kaye Blackwell

Kaye Blackwell, 56, of Gaffney, went home to be with the Lord, July 10, 2015 after a courageous battle with cancer.  Services to celebrate her life will be held 5 p.m. More...

Steve Lattimore

Gaffney — Stephen Thomas Lattimore, 58, of 104 Granite Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, July 11, 2015, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.  More...

Chuck Carelock Jr.

Gaffney — Crawford Alexander “Chuck” Carelock Jr., 56, of 200 Forest Lane Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, July 11, 2015, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.  More...

Breaking News - 7/13/2015 10:15 AM

It's official! - Free Access

Dollar Tree coming to Cherokee county

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR) is establishing new distribution operations in the Upstate Corporate Park located in both Cherokee and Spartanburg counties. More...

Gamecocks' Spurrier confident heading into 23rd SEC season - Free Access

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier spent his Tuesday morning at SEC Media Days poking fun at some league rivals, discussing his football program and — of course — fending off questions about his advancing age.  More...

Local News

Everything’s peachy

Blacksburg cook takes first place for cheesecake with peaches and honey

Seventeen mouth-watering peach desserts showcasing the culinary talents of area cooks covered tables Friday morning in the city hall lobby as desserts came first in this year’s South Carolina Peach Festival.  More...

Sports

‘Getting better’

Winning certainly is the goal, but summer 7-on-7s being used as means for Gaffney to build familiarity, cohesion

Of course, the goal in any competition is to come out victorious.  However, as teams make their rounds in the 7-on-7 summer passing league circuit, overall records do not tend to tell the whole story.  For the Gaffney coaching staff, the qu More...

AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL PLAYOFFS

Post 109 Jrs. outlast Rock Hill, move on to second round

Anything worth having doesn’t come easily.  Certainly, this is a notion to which the Post 109 Jr. More...

‘Lightning Bolt’ wreaking havoc on base path

The nickname “Lightning Bolt” may make him blush, but opponents of Post 109 have found that center fielder Chris Clary has certainly earned it.  An all-star in his senior season at Gaffney High, Clary led the Indians with a .394 batt More...

Columns

IT’S JUST ME

If it’s not white, it’s not salted enough

It just ain’t the same without salt.  That’s pretty much the way I used to view virtually everything I ate.  If it was fried, steamed, broiled, baked or micro-waved, then it needed to be salted.  More...

ED FEULNER

A welcome check on bureaucratic power

To say that conservatives haven’t had much to cheer about at the Supreme Court lately is an understatement.  Much has been said — and rightly so — denouncing the judicial acrobatics required to save Obamacare and strike down s More...

DAVID LIMBAUGH

‘A republic, if you can keep it.’ Can we? Will we?

When Benjamin Franklin emerged from Independence Hall at the close of the Constitutional Convention, a lady asked him what kind of government had been formed. Franklin reportedly responded, “A republic, if you can keep it.”  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?