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GOP presidential hopeful in town

Drive up and down the interstate enough times and one is prone to see something they’ve never seen before.  Having taken more than their fair share of journeys over the years, George and Mary Davison confess there aren’t too many sig More...

LifeStyles

Children spend summer helping deliver meals for Meals OnWheels

The blessing of serving others is a powerful legacy to share

It is a powerful legacy to share with your grandchildren – the blessings of serving others.  Cherokee County Meals On Wheels has had many children and grandchildren delivering meals all summer. More...

ENGAGEMENT

Roberts – Byars

Terra Marie Roberts and Devin Michael Byars, both of Blacksburg, will be married on Aug. 22, 2015, in Edgemoore, S.C.  More...

Acappella African American gospel group ‘Men Standing for Christ’ present concert Aug. 14 in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE – The Charlotte Folk Society will present “Men Standing For Christ” in concert on Friday, Aug. 14, at Great Aunt Stella Center, 926 Elizabeth Ave. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the program begins at 7:30. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Dr. Bobby G. Moss Death of a Modern Renaissance Man

BLACKSBURG – Dr. Bobby Gilmer Moss, 83, 519 Batchelor Drive, Blacksburg, died August 7, 2015, at home. More...

Mark Thomas

CHESNEE – Mark Thomas Thomas, 52, of 202 N. Virginia Ave, Apt A-1, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.  Born in Gaffney, he was the son of Billy E. More...

Charles L. Dover, retired from Duke Power

YORK – Charles L. Dover, 80, passed away Sunday, Aug. 9, 2015, at Agape Hospice in Rock Hill.  The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. More...

National News

To bee, or not to bee: This is no bumbling insect audit

APPLETON, Maine (AP) — Mad as a hornet, a bumblebee buzzes her wings in vain against the walls of the vial holding her captive. More...

COUNTY SUFFERS HUGE LOSS

DR. MOSS DEAD AT THE AGE OF 83

Will Cobb walked into a 2012 book signing at Yesterday’s in Blacksburg with simple expectations.  More...

HOLY REPTILE!

This 51-inch “ball python” was found at Green River Road and Love Springs Road. More...

Local News

POLICE REPORT

Gaffney police say kidnapping report is unfounded

A City of Gaffney police investigation into a reported kidnapping wasn’t going anywhere quickly on Friday.  “Everything we’re coming up with right now is showing it’s unfounded,” Det. More...

Food truck approved

If the sit-down restaurants don’t suit your mood, you could always try a vendor at the farmer’s market.  Gaffney City Council on Monday approved businessman Craig Long’s request to park his mobile food trailer at the famer&rsqu More...

READERS ON THE ROAD

A group of youths from Central Baptist Church recently went to Crossroads–Clayton King Ministries in Anderson. More...

Sports

Indians give fans flashes on ‘Flashback Friday’

Even if it was a mere scrimmage, it was a "Flashback Friday" of sorts for Gaffney faithful, flocking to the football program's old stomping grounds at W.K. More...

Columns

IT’S JUST ME

What I wouldn’t give for one more roadside picnic

Every Father’s Day, there is something inside me that tells me to call my dad or ride over and see him.  But it’s there for just a second or two before the stark realization that he passed away several years ago kicks in.  More...

RASMUSSEN REPORT

GOP debate: A lot of hype but little change

The big winner of the way-too-early first debate of the presidential primary season wasn’t even on the stage for the prime-time event. Carly Fiorina won the “undercard” event earlier in the evening. More...

DAVID LIMBAUGH

Obama, not his opponents, falsely advertising Iran deal

Am I the only one getting tired of President Obama constantly berating his political opponents and accusing them of being bought? Well, he is doing it again, on his Iran nuke deal.  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?