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Cherokee, Spartanburg police looking for same man

BOMB THREATS

The voice is so similar that it seems Cherokee County and Spartanburg County authorities are both on the hunt for the same man, according to a police report regarding a bomb threat in Gaffney last week. More...

LifeStyles

Bestowal of Crosses of Military Service Ceremony

The Moses Wood Chapter #469 United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC) chose its last meeting of the year to honor three gentlemen who served in our nation’s military.  More...

Peach Festival New Talent Night

The Blacksburg Rotary Club is again sponsoring the South Carolina Peach Festival New Talent Night. The event will be held Thursday, July 14 at 7 p.m. in Fullerton Auditorium on the campus of Limestone College.  More...

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QUEENS GIVE BACK - Miss 6th & 7th Grade Queens from Granard Middle School donated $500 from their fundraiser to Gaffney’s Miracle Hill Rescue Mission. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Annie Louise Rodgers

Funeral service for Annie Louise Rodgers of 1080 Hamrick Street, Gaffney, South Carolina, will be held on Tuesday, June 14th, at 2 p.m.. at Bethesda Presbyterian Church with Reverend Xavier Haney and Reverend Lawrence Davidson officiating. More...

Quintin Maurice Littlejohn

Funeral service for Quintin Maurice Littlejohn, known as Butchie to his family, church members and friends, age 56, of 104 Zelure Road, Gaffney, South Carolina, will be held on Monday, June 13, at 3 p.m. More...

Henry (H.C.) Randolph

Gaffney, SC — Henry (H.C.) Cleveland Randolph Jr., 92, of 168 Pumping Station Road, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday,   June 11, 2016 at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home.  More...

Other News

When stars seek medical care, risk of ‘VIP Syndrome’ looms

One doctor delivered test results to Prince's home. Another sent his son, who wasn't a physician, on a cross-country flight to bring medication to the music star. More...

50 slain in gay nightclub, worst mass shooting in US history

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A gunman wielding an assault type rifle and a handgun opened fire inside a crowded gay nightclub early Sunday, killing at least8 50 people before dying in a gunfight with SWAT officers, police said. More...

Voters go to polls Tuesday

The primary season will come to an end Tuesday as candidates for two Cherokee County Council races and a State Senate 14 seat will be decided. More...

FLAG DAY

The Boy Scouts of America presented historic flag replicas during Friday’s Flag Day retirement ceremony sponsored by the City of Gaffney. More...

Potential mayoral candidate will be left off ballot for failing to pay filing fee

A candidate seeking the job of mayor will apparently be left off the August ballot for failing to pay his filing fee on time. More...

Local News

Incumbent trustees unopposed

Filing period for August election ended Friday

All five Cherokee County School Board members are running unopposed in the August elections.  More...

Final aproval for new school budget expected tonight

The Cherokee County School Board will vote tonight (Monday) on final approval of this year’s $70.5 million spending plan.  More...

Service planned to mark anniversary of shooting

Nine killed at Emanuel AME Church to be remembered during candle lighting

As part of an ongoing prayer for peace, unity and healing, Cherokee County residents are being invited June 17 to a special service that will commemorate the one-year anniversary of the Charleston church shooting that claimed nine lives and brought S More...

Sports

Limestone football adds Super Bowl champion Bryant to coaching staff - Free Access

Limestone Football Adds Super Bowl Champion Bryant to Coaching Staff   More...

Limestone College names Larry Blackstone defensive coordinator - Free Access

Limestone College and head football coach Mike Furrey have announced that Larry Blackstone has joined the coaching staff as the Defensive Coordinator.   More...

Gaffney RB puts on show in Raleigh

Rising junior Cameron Rice runs blistering 4.53 40 to wow N.C. State coaches

If you’re a running back, what’s the quickest way to get noticed by college scouts? How about running a 4.53 in the 40-yard dash. That’s what Gaffney’s Cameron Rice did this weekend at the N.C. State camp. More...

Columns

THEIR VIEW

State should prepare for Zika virus outbreak

Health experts say a major outbreak of the Zika virus in South Carolina this summer is improbable. More...

DAVID LIMBAUGH

At this point, what difference does it make?

Could it be possible that an increasing number of voters are tiring of liberals stuffing identity politics down our throats? True or not, we must keep hope alive.  More...

IT’S JUST ME

‘What is your primary complaint today?’

You would think that using pens and pencils to do paperwork would pretty much be a thing of the past, what with the advent of technology and the increasing dependence on computers and various software programs to process data.  But you would be More...

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