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CAVA DEC. MEETING

CAVA DEC. MEETING - Cherokee County Alliance of Visual Artists enjoyed food and fellowship with their Christmas meeting that outlined the shows for 2016. More...

January events at the library

Library Winter Reading Program (December 14 - January 31) More...

C.A.R.E.S. announces partnership with the Salvation Army of Cherokee County

Amateur radio is a way to communicate when normal means are not possible. Carolina Amateur Radio Emergency Services (C.A.R.E.S.) has announced their partnership with the Salvation Army of Cherokee County. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Ramona Reynolds

GAFFNEY — Ramona Arrowood Reynolds, 86, of 664 Ballenger Road, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 26, 2015.  More...

Gay Fuller

Spartanburg, SC —Gay Ann Blackwell Fuller, 50, of Spartanburg, SC, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, December 14, 2015.  Services to celebrate her life will be held 12 p.m. More...

Kenneth McCraw

Kenneth Alvin McCraw, 8l, 115 McDaniel Road, Blacksburg, SC, entered Heaven on Thursday, December 24, 2015, at Mary Black Hospital. He was born October 25, 1934, in Cleveland County, NC, to the late Chancey Paul and Eva Harris McCraw.  More...

Letters

Thanks for the can tabs

Dear Editor:  The board of Governors, staff, and children of Shriners Hospitals for Children — Greenville wish to express sincere appreciation for 105 pounds of can tabs received Dec. More...

Amazon holiday shipping, Christmas Eve deliveries set record - Free Access

LINDA A. JOHNSON, AP Business Writer     More...

Judge’s ruling appears to clear way for shoe company’s warehouse operation to leave town

A Circuit Court judge ruled just before the Christmas break that he could find no justification to stop a Florida-based distribution and warehousing firm from competing for the business of a Charlotte-based shoe company that had stored and shipped mo More...

H-Tax money could help provide facelift for downtown area

Gaffney could use $50,000 in Hospitality Tax money to help downtown commercial property owners give their businesses a facelift in 2016.  More...

Local News

Shoplifting suspects attempt to run over cop

A City of Gaffney police detective was forced to jump out of the way as a pair of alleged shoplifters he was trying to detain allegedly got in a car and drove at him Tuesday afternoon in the Gaffney Premium Outlets parking lot.  More...

YMCA sponsoring scholarship

Cherokee County Family YMCA will help high school students with their college expenses through a new community service scholarship.  More...

POLICE REPORTS

An estimated $220 in theft losses were reported following a vehicle burglary on Commerce Drive. More...

Sports

Foster helps Marshall in St. Petersburg bowl win

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. More...

No. 1 Clemson's best defense at times has been its offense

No one pushes No. 1 Clemson's defense harder than its offense.  The combination has led to an undefeated season, an Atlantic Coast Conference championship and a spot in the national semifinals against No. More...

Oklahoma's Darlington hopes to leave legacy off the field

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Ty Darlington was well aware of the issues facing college football — concussions, pay-forplay, racial issues, transfer rules to name a few— but felt powerless to do anything.  More...

Columns

IT’S JUST ME

One of these day I’m going to have my meltdown

I went to a certain retail establishment a few weeks ago to buy some golf balls.  That’s all I wanted. More...

SCOTT RASMUSSEN

2016 forecast: The experts will be wrong

We’re in a season when experts and pundits like to make predictions about what will happen next year.  More...

THEIR VIEW

Fix the South Carolina pension system

A hard look at the S.C. pension fund reveals a picture that isn’t pretty. It is underfunded and getting more so. And while the national trend of pension funds is downward, South Carolina is below the national median.  More...

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