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City will hold special election Sept. 27 for Dist. 2 seat

The City of Gaffney has begun the process of naming a new councilman after the unexpected death of Tom Reid this past Wednesday.  District 2 voters will select the person to fill the remaining two years of Reid’s term during a special elec More...

LifeStyles

Remembering artist Jim Harrison: Man of generosity and spirit

Most renowned artists follow the market and live in large cities where major art buyers can be exposed their work – not so for Denmark native and award-winning painter, Jim Harrison. More...

Evening of empowerment to be held July 8

Empowerment Coach Edward L. Surratt and motivational radio host Aleigha Butler have teamed up for an evening of empowerment. The “On Fire and Expecting Greater” event will be held on Friday, July 8 from 6-8 p.m. More...

Third annual dice run to benefit Cherokee County Meals on Wheels held June 18

With 85 registered participants, the Third Annual Dice Run for Cherokee County Meals on Wheels was held on June 18. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Carli Wallace

Gaffney, S.C. — Carli Jordan Wallace, infant daughter of Jayci Eugenia Blanton and Jennifer Lynn Wallace, went home to be with Jesus on Saturday, July 2, 2016 at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.  More...

Nadine McKown

Gaffney, S.C. — Nadine Sparks McKown, 93, of 382 Rolling Mill Road, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, July 2, 2016 at her residence.  More...

JoAnne Davis

Ms. JoAnne Davis, age 44, of 145 Washington Road, Apt. 1- 62, Cowpens, S.C., answered the Master’s call on Saturday afternoon, July 2, 2016, at 1:20 p.m. at her residence.  More...

Other News

Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor and author, dead at 87

NEW YORK (AP) — Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel, the Romanian-born Holocaust survivor whose classic “Night” became a landmark testament to the Nazis’ crimes and launched Wiesel’s long career as one of the world’s foremo More...

STIRRING THE POT

Tammie Peterson and Kristin Fowler help the DMW Volunteer Fire Department prepare beef hash More...

Police patrols beefed up for traffic, fireworks enforcement duties

Heading into the long 4th of July weekend, local police were bracing for several busy nights in a row.  More...

Local News

Festival bringing back praise and worship service after 7-year absence

A praise and worship service Sunday, July 17 puts the finishing touches on this year’s South Carolina Peach Festival.  More...

CELEBRATING FREEDOM

The students at Corinth Christian Educare have spent the week learning about the Fourth of July as well as completing activities to celebrate the holiday. More...

New Business Spotlight

Bish Distributors

Business Name: Bish Distributors Owner: Christina Bish Address: 507 E. Windslow Ave., Gaffney, SC 29341 Phone: 864-491-9720 Website: https://www.facebook.com/cjbish1/  More...

Sports

Indians get high marks at passing league

It’s early summer, but the Gaffney Indians looked in sharp, mid-season form at the Chapman Passing Tournament on Thursday.  Players didn’t hold anything back, Gaffney offensive coordinator Donnie Littlejohn said.  “As far More...

AMERICAN LEGION STATE PLAYOFFS

Post 109 receives first round bye

Post 109 senior team manager Terry Wright believes his team has what it takes to return to the state tournament.  That tournament run, however, will begin a little later than expected.  Wright said his No. More...

Post 109 juniors enter playoffs on a roll after no-hitter from McDaniel

The Gaffney Post 109 No. More...

Columns

Not gunning for guns, gunning for sensibility

THEIR VIEW

Emotions and politics seem to be why we cannot, as a nation, have sane, sensible, rational, calm debate about guns. More...

DAVID LIMBAUGH

No, Hillary, it is not time to move on

Am I fantasizing even to hope that Hillary Clinton will finally be held accountable for her lies and corruption — to say nothing of her actions in her role as bimbo-slayer for her libidinous husband?  Perhaps so, but to borrow an underused More...

IT’S JUST ME

Poor dishwasher; it died of a broken heart

So, my dishwasher bit the dust the other day.  This increases my streak of having little or no luck with appliances.  My washing machine left this world a few weeks ago, having given up the spirit one fine Wednesday right in the middle of a 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?