November 30, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Artificial turf at The Reservation?

Increased use of the natural grass football field at Gaffney High stadium over the past several years has led the school district to look into future improvements. More...

LifeStyles

For some people, the older the smartphone, the better - Free Access

MAE ANDERSON, AP Technology Writer    More...

'12 Days of Christmas' items top $34K, up 0.6 percent

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Lords a-leaping is the U.S. economy slow to recover! More...

MARRIAGES

Shelba Lovelace and Paul Allison were united in Holy Matrimony Sunday, August 16, 2015 at one o’- clock in the afternoon, following the morning worship service at the Faith Baptist Church in Shelby, NC. The couple’s pastor, Dr. J. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Tyler Holcomb - Free Access

Gaffney, SC — Steven Tyler Holcomb, 17, of 115 Monticello Street, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, November 28, 2015 at MUSC in Charleston. More...

Margaret P. Fort - Free Access

Spartanburg, SC- Margaret Poole Fort, of 226 Beechwood Drive, Spartanburg, South Carolina, died Sunday, November 29, 2015, at home. More...

Gerald Yarborough - Free Access

Gaffney, SC — Gerald Lee Yarborough, 71, of 1012 Grassy Pond Road, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, November 29, 2015 at Spartanburg Hospital for Restorative Care.     More...

USC economists: South Carolina on solid footing for 2016 - Free Access

Even historic flooding in 2015 couldn’t wash away South Carolina’s highest rate of growth in the last six years – a level of growth that University of South Carolina economists at the Darla Moore School of Business say will persist in 2016.  More...

Thanksgiving Day fire destroys home

A Thanksgiving day fire destroyed a home and claimed the life of a dog. The Grassy Pond Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to the 300 block of Norman Boulevard at approximately 1:15 p.m. More...

New classes could be added at tech center

Automotive collision and animal science are among four high school program offerings which could be added at the new Cherokee Technology Center. The school district is currently looking at 18 programs for the $20 million high school career center. More...

Local News

FIELD PLEDGE

FIELD PLEDGE — Rev. Dr. More...

‘SaintsGiving’ event planned for Dec. 1

As part of the national “Giving Tuesday” initiative, Limestone College will host its second annual “SaintsGiving” event on Dec. 1 as a way to celebrate generosity and to encourage giving.  More...

Shoplifter tosses lit cigarette into face of loss prevention officer

Gaffney police are on the lookout for two men who fled following an apparent shoplifting at Walmart on Nov. 23, including a getaway driver who allegedly tossed a lit cigarette into the face of a loss prevention officer. More...

Sports

Clemson stays perfect

Watson’s 4 touchdowns lead No. 1 Tigers to 37-32 victory

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Deshaun Watson isn't giving up on Clemson's step-by-step approach, not when it's worked so well.  Watson had another big day, running for three touchdowns and passing for a fourth as the No. More...

Gaffney basketball schedule altered with playoffs

Football playoffs will have an early impact on the Gaffney High basketball schedule when the season starts this week.  Gaffney travels to Boiling Springs for its first game Tuesday. More...

Blacksburg looks to defend title

Blacksburg basketball coach Danny Ham can hardly wait to start the season.  Ham is excited about his team’s potential after leading Blacksburg to a 22-7 season in his first year. More...

Columns

IT’S JUST ME

I reckon I’ve got it made

Daddy sometimes would sit in his wicker chair on the front porch with a cold glass of lemonade. More...

THEIR VIEW

Better treatment for addicts

Heroin is a killer — and overdoses on the highly addictive drug have skyrocketed in the Lowcountry. More...

The America-basher in chief rolls on

DAVID LIMBAUGH

How could America have twice elected a president who not only can’t stand America but also won’t perform his constitutional duty of defending it?  More...

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