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CAMIT building project right on track

Spartanburg Community College students are expected to attend their first classes Sept. 22 in an advanced manufacturing training facility in Gaffney.  More...

LifeStyles

WHAT’S UP

Church events Metropolitan AME Zion Church will host Family and Friends Day on Sept. 12 from noon to 4 p.m. There will fun, games and food. Revival will begin Sunday, Sept. 13 More...

Sports

How the top 25 fared

No. 1 Ohio St. (1-0) beat Virginia Tech 42-24, Monday. Next: vs. Hawaii, Saturday.  More...

Injuries hit college teams - Free Access

STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer    More...

Thunder Struck

In game delayed by lightning, Indians storm past rival Boiling Springs 45-0

Gaffney’s nonregion game with Boiling Springs was delayed more than an hour Friday night due to lightning.  But once the game got going, the Indians thundered to a surprisingly easy 45-0 win at a soggy Reservation.  More...

Columns

IT’S JUST ME

Being able to carry a tune in a sack is very important   When it came to singing, my dad believed there were two kinds of people — those who CAN carry a tune in a sack and those who CAN’T carry a tune in a sack.  More...

THEIR VIEW

Ensure grand jury system is fair

In many counties in South Carolina, your chance of winning at least some money in the lottery is better than that of going before a county grand jury and walking away without being indicted.  More...

DAVID LIMBAUGH

More campus fascism

Is there something in the water in the Washington State University faculty lounge, or are its professors conspiring against common sense?  Three faculty members, showing their contempt for free speech, threatened to punish students who disobeyed More...

Bay Bridge Chicken - Free Access

KRISTIN J. BENDER     More...

PEACHTREE CENTRE SALE

COUNTY COUNCIL TO VOTE TUESDAY

Cherokee County Council is scheduled to vote Tuesday on the sale of its nursing home to a private operator.  The vote will take place near the end of the 5 p.m. More...

Authorities investigate picture showing teen’s toe in infant’s mouth

A disturbing posting on the Facebook social media site has led the Gaffney Police Department to call in the Department of Social Services and Department of Juvenile Justice for investigations and likely will lead to increased scrutiny for any unlicen More...

Local News

POLICE REPORTS

Shots fired from vehicle at Wilkinsville Highway home   City of Gaffney police were called to Wilkinsville Highway early Sept. More...

Art students fighting hunger with ‘empty bowls’

Ewing Middle School art students are creating an assortment of handcrafted pottery bowls to help fight hunger in Cherokee County.  Ceramic bowls will be made over the next few weeks and donated to the Gaffney Soup Kitchen. More...

Teen murder suspect petitions court for new lawyer

Arguing that his attorney isn’t spending enough time on his case, a teenage murder suspect asked a Circuit Court judge on Friday to appoint someone else to represent him.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Metz Keller - Free Access

Metz Keller  More...

CHARLES GRAHAM

Charles Ray Graham, 81, of 374 Grassy Pond Road, passed away Friday, Sept. 4, 2015, at his residence.  Born in Gaffney, he was the husband of Roxie Moore Graham and the son of the late Jesse and Alma Frady Graham. Mr. More...

DENNIS CORRY

Funeral service for Dennis Eugene Corry, 83, of 113 Hughey Lake Road, Blacksburg, husband of Mrs. Mickey Thompson Corry, will be held on Monday, Sept. 7 at 2 p.m. at Youngs Grove Baptist Church with Dr. Larry J. Brooks and Rev. 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?