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Museum and CHAPS raffling vintage Mercedes-Benz

The Mercedes-Benz 450SL name has always signified a certain level of automotive style and sophistication. The 450SL was shorthand for people who had arrived. More...

Kicking for a cause

9Round Gaffney kicking for a cause. More...

Limestone professor selected to Fulbright Peer Review Committee

Limestone College Professor of Physical Education Dr. Felicia Cavallini has again been selected to serve on the 2017-2018 Fulbright U.S. Regional Peer Review Committee for Canada.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Pee Wee Radica

Blacksburg, SC - Louzalia "Pee Wee" Radica, 73, 142 Hicks Road, Grover, NC, went home to be with the Lord, October 7, 2016, at her home. The family will receive friends Monday evening from 6:30 - 8 p.m. at White Columns.  More...

Sterling Lawter

Sterling Lee Lawter, 51, of Gaffney, SC, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, October 5, 2016. He was the husband of Rhonda Wilkinson Lawter. Mr. More...

New group announces paving projects

The newly-formed Cherokee County Transportation Committee on Friday announced its list of road paving projects.  Meeting at Gaffney City Hall, the committee picked the roads from a list of more than 50 supplied by the state Department of Transpo More...

Nominations for ‘Oscars’ being taken

KNOW(2) is now accepting nominations to honor community servants at its annual “A Night at the Oscar(s)” award banquet. More...

Ceremony honors Vietnam veterans; welcomes them home

Helping to right a wrong, Cherokee County Veterans Affairs Officer Todd Humphries offered a simple yet powerful message to the men and women of Cherokee County who served in Vietnam.  “Welcome home,” he said.  That it’s be More...

Local News

Man ‘driving crazy’ points gun at woman driving beside him

POLICE REPORTS

City of Gaffney police were called to investigate after a man allegedly pointed a handgun at another driver on West Floyd Baker Boulevard on Oct. 6. More...

Accident victim warns students about life-changing injuries

Thrill-seeking teenagers climb 30-foot water towers and tear down dirt bike trails with little concern regarding how a fall could have a permanent impact on their lives.  “Ten foot tall and bulletproof,” teenagers and young adults of More...

Broad River Electric sends four lineworkers to help restore Charleston area

Four lineworkers from Broad River Electric left for Moncks Corner before sunrise Sunday morning to help cooperative Berkeley Electric with the restoration and reconstruction efforts needed after Hurricane Matthew swept through that area Saturday. More...

Sports

Three Limestone teams to play in cancer awareness games - Free Access

Limestone College men's soccer, women's volleyball and football will be raising awareness for leukemia and breast cancer in upcoming athletic contests to be played later this week.  Men's Soccer   More...

Wildcats hold on by a whisker

You can call Blacksburg the “Cardiac Cats” after their latest escape act in Friday’s 35-33 victory over rival Chesnee in its region opener.  More...

Defense struggling against the pass

When is 45 points and 666 yards not enough? If you’re the Gaffney Indians playing Dorman. More...

Columns

THEIR VIEW

Keeping tabs on economic incentives

Economic development has been a major achievement of Gov. Nikki Haley’s administration. More...

LIBERTY BELLE

Obama gives away American control of the Internet

In another blow to American global leadership, the Obama administration is abdicating control of the Internet. Countries that loathe freedom will gain more influence over what you’ll be able to find on the web. More...

IT’S JUST ME

Smoky Mountain memories

OK, here’s the deal. 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?