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Limestone College dedicates $8.7 million Walter W. Brown Residential Hall

Limestone College dedicated the new Walter W. Brown Residential Hall on Friday before a large crowd of students and alumni. More...

LifeStyles

AAA Carolinas offers Halloween safety tips

CHARLOTTE — Halloween can be one of the most dangerous nights of the year for pedestrians and motorists, as hoards of trick-or-treaters hit the streets throughout the Carolinas.  More...

Holocaust survivor to speak at Limestone College

Holocaust survivor Inge Auerbacher will be speaking at Limestone College on Wednesday, Nov. 2, at 8 p.m. in Fullerton Auditorium. Admission is free and the public is invited to attend. More...

CAVA welcomes board members

CAVA welcomes both new and returning board members for the 2017 year. Pictured left to right: Back row - Noah Linderman, Quincie Moore, Josh Crotzer, Angel Moss and Judy Perry. Front row - Jolene Setliff, Kathy Baines and Andy Cox. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Carl Reaves

Gaffney, S.C. — Carl Dean Reaves, 90, better known to all his children and grandchildren as “Papa Carl”, of 1271 Grassy Pond Road, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, October 28, 2016 at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home. More...

John Camp

Mr. John Camp, known as “J.C.”, age 65, of 110 Bell Street, Blacksburg, South Carolina, husband of Mrs. More...

Vickie Shelton

Gaffney - Vickie Hughey Shelton, 57, of 2877 Old Georgia Highway, passed away Saturday, October 29, 2016, at her residence. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, November 1 from 2 - 3 p.m. at Gordon Mortuary.  More...

Gas line explodes, shortages possible - Free Access

HELENA, Ala. (AP) — For the second time in two months, a pipeline that supplies gasoline to millions of people was shut down, raising the specter of another round of gas shortages and price increases. More...

Man in custody; charged with murder in fatal stabbing

Gaffney Police Chief Rick Turner said a suspect has been taken into custody in connection with the Sunday morning stabbing death at a local apartment complex.Marcus Darrell Thompson, 32, of 524 W. Rutledge Ave., Apt. More...

Local News

Cherokee County unemployment numbers show dramatic drop

Buoyed by job gains across the state, South Carolina saw its unemployment rate dip below 5 percent while setting a new record for the number of people employed in September.  The state’s unemployment rate came in at 4.9 percent, according More...

Cost of new homes rising

Single-home starts remain brisk as summer turns to fall.  Home starts ran steady in September compared to last year’s pace, according to the monthly report from the HomeBuilders Association of Cherokee County. More...

CHAMPS

Paul Butler, Dennis Ramsey, Mitchell Humphries (l-r) and Mike Martin won the FCA golf tourney held earlier this month. Mike was absent when the photo was taken. According to Mitchell, he was where he needed to be — on the practice range. More...

Sports

Top 25 heat check" Clemson or Michigan? - Free Access

There are five unbeaten teams left in FBS, four from Power Five conferences, and they could all conceivably run the table and reach the postseason that way. More...

Fisher fined $20,000 - Free Access

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Atlantic Coast Conference has fined Florida State $20,000 after football coach Jimbo Fisher made remarks criticizing officials after Saturday night's game against No.  More...

Landrum upsets Wildcats

Landrum kicker Jesus Alviar hit a 41-yard field goal that proved to be the winning margin Friday in a 17-14 win over Blacksburg.  The game was a defensive struggle with both teams tied at halftime. More...

Columns

THEIR VIEW

A boy and his dog

Once again, just days after Hurricane Matthew ravaged much of South Carolina’s coastal region, another hero has emerged with Aiken ties, to shine through the shadow cast by the second hurricane to hit the state in two months.  More...

DAVID LIMBAUGH

Media bias is one thing; its complicity is another

We keep reading that if Donald Trump’s personal issues weren’t sucking up all the media oxygen, his campaign might get more traction against Hillary Clinton from the WikiLeaks disclosures, but is that really true?  More...

IT’S JUST ME

The big bang theory: I’m not buying it

Welcome to today’s seminar. I’ve reached the age where I automatically dismiss what I perceive to be baloney. And there’s a lot of baloney out there. More...

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