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Bond denied in beating case

A Circuit Court Judge on Thursday denied bond for a 26-year-old Rutherfordton, N.C., man charged with attempted murder for his alleged role in the severe beating of another man in a field along Chesnee Highway.   More...

LifeStyles

From lieutenants to captains

Local Salvation Army officers Mark and Amy Rockwell have been promoted from the rank of lieutenants to captains.  Salvation Army officers are ordained Christian ministers, and the Rockwells became lieutenants after graduating from the Salvation More...

Limestone College represented at CIC Consortium Workshop in Washington, D.C.

A Limestone College associate professor and the library director were recently invited to present at a Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) Consortium Workshop in Washington, D.C.  More...

The “Pumpkinoid”

Dr. Karriker’s office in Gaffney entered a pumpkin decorating contest for orthodontists Dr. Nease and Dr. Higginbotham. The office “decorated” theirs to represent Gaffney and the Peachoid water tower.   More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Winford “Wink” McCraw

Gaffney, S.C. — Winford “Wink” Lamont McCraw, 80, of 172 Boiling Springs Highway, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.  More...

Melissa (Punkin) Mullinax

Gaffney, S.C. — Melissa (Punkin) Gail Mullinax, 43, of 921 McKown’s Mountain Road, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, October 14, 2016 at her residence.  More...

Margaret Martin

Blacksburg, S.C. — Margaret Wylie Martin, 83, formerly of 111 Leagan Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home.  More...

Truck gets hung up on tracks - Free Access

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A tanker truck hauling plastic pellets got hung up on the railroad tracks on Meadow Street in Gaffney on Monday afternoon. More...

District will open CTC project bids Wednesday

Cherokee Technology Center bids will be opened Wednesday as the district moves forward with site work and construction on the county’s new high school career center.  More...

CAR BURNS; BIBLE ON BACK SEAT SURVIVES

A vehicle was destroyed in a late Friday afternoon fire on Clear Field Drive, although no injuries were reported. More...

Local News

Limestone student captures physical education scholarship award - Free Access

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Helvetica}  Limestone College senior Joshua Lang has been awarded the 2016 Robert Hampton Scholarship Award by the South Carolina Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, an More...

Quarter boys victorious

Twenty-eight Cherokee National ‘quarter boys’ beat the Cleveland County seniors 7.5 to 6.5 in a match played at Cherokee National. A rematch will be held Oct. 26 at River Bend.   More...

YMCA set to begin athletic field construction

The Cherokee County Family YMCA announced the start of construction to build an athletic field. The athletic field will be constructed on five acres of land the YMCA purchased in 2009 for this purpose.  More...

Sports

Wildcats make great escape in overtime thriller

It all came down to three plays Friday before Blacksburg closed the deal in a 30-24 overtime win over St. Joseph’s. More...

Boiling Springs defense whips Indians in shutout loss

BOILING SPRINGS, S.C. — A mugging took place Friday night in Boiling Springs, and if the Gaffney Indians were to press charges it would be against the Bulldog defense. More...

Quarterback change gives Limestone lift in 28-17 win over Brevard

Junior quarterback Matthew Harkness gave the Limestone College football team a much needed boost Saturday after entering the game late in the second quarter, leading the team to three scoring drives as the Blue and Gold picked up its first home win w More...

Columns

THEIR VIEW

Indeed, we need everyday heroes

Events of the past couple of weeks have been nothing short of draining. The tragic shootings in Townville tugged even more at South Carolinians’ hearts when news came that 6-year-old Jacob Hall had died.  More...

DAVID LIMBAUGH

Still voting for Trump; must defeat Clinton

Each passing day, this presidential election becomes more distasteful, but that doesn’t relieve me of my duty to do what I believe is right. More...

IT’S JUST ME

‘OK,’ he said, reaching for the power tools   My big toe on my left foot had been causing me quite a bit of angst over the past several weeks.  More...

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