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FORE the love of the game, in celebration of the peach

At least 60 golfers headed out Friday morning at Cherokee National Golf & Recreation Club to participate in the Peach Festival’s annual golf tournament. More...

Sports

Indians grounded, then take flight

The game results at the Powerade Invitational in Charlotte might not have been to his liking, but Gaffney High offensive coordinator Donnie Littlejohn is reasonably optimistic for the upcoming season and for the potential of his brand-new quarterback More...

AMERICAN LEGION STATE PLAYOFFS

Post 109/Greenville in battle for spot in state tournament

There was a winner-take-all playoff game at Jerry Jug Wallace Field Sunday night. And Post 109 hoped that home field advantage was finally ... well, home field advantage. More...

SPORTS BRIEFS

Former Gaffney High standout Josh Gallman finished second at the Carolina Mountain Pro Tour event played at Willow Creek earlier this month. Galmman shot a 4-under 68 to finish two strokes behind winner Christian Carpenter. More...

2 file for Reid’s city council seat

Two candidates didn’t waste any time in filing the proper paperwork to be on the ballot for the special election scheduled for Sept. 27 to fill the seat of late Gaffney City Councilman Tom Reid. More...

Suminoe leases industrial sites

Some vacant industrial properties have new tenants.  Bobby Lyons of Lyons Industrial Properties announced that Suminoe Textiles has leased two buildings, including a 100,000 square-foot building at 630 Edgefield Road in Cowpens, and a 17,000 squ More...

Local News

POLICE REPORTS

A lawn mower was reported stolen July 12 from a Silica Springs Road property. More...

FESTIVAL CONCERT

Country music singer Brian Davis rocks out with his band Saturday evening while performing the final concert at this year’s South Carolina Peach Festival.  More...

Home damaged by fire; officials blame unattended kitchen stove

A Saturday afternoon fire caused extensive damage to a Gaffney home but luckily there were no injuries.  City of Gaffney firefighters were called to the 100 block of Piney Knob Drive off Cherokee Avenue shortly before 2 p.m. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Stormy Daggerhart

Chesnee — Stormy Jordan Nichole Daggerhart, infant daughter of Kayla Mariah Daggerhart, went home to be with Jesus on Wednesday, July 13, 2016, at Spartanburg Regional Hospital.  More...

Shannon Gaffney

Pacolet — Shannon Palma (Deano) Gaffney, 42, of 188 Holland Hill Trail, passed away on Thursday, July 14, 2016 at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.  Born in Spartanburg, he was the son of Thomas Ecford Gaffney and Susan Strickland Gaffn More...

Booker T. Forney

Lincolnton, N.C. — Booker T. Forney, 64, of 206 Sunny Hill Drive, peacefully answered the master call on July 17, 2016, at Wendover Hospice House, Shelby, N.C. More...

Columns

THEIR VIEWS

Cheap S.C. gas’ hidden price

The advantages of living in South Carolina include our pristine coast, often pleasant weather (though not necessarily in July) and mostly friendly people.  More...

Farm aid not a handout but a hand up

The S.C. More...

IT’S JUST ME

All you really need is a hammer

Is it too much to ask for a car that’s simple to repair?  More...

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