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GHS students pick Trump in mock vote

Gaffney area high school students have spoken.  If the 2016 election were in their hands, Republican nominee Donald Trump would be our nation’s next president.  Students from Gaffney High, the Cherokee Technology Center and Ola Copela More...

LifeStyles

Blacksburg library to host N.C. vocalist and guitarist

On Thursday Nov. 10, vocalist and guitarist Kim Smith will play at the Blacksburg Public Library from 12:15-1 p.m.  More...

CAVA to host annual “Deck the Walls” exhibit

Grocery stores are selling that Thanksgiving turkey and retail stores already have Christmas trees and ornaments in the stores. More...

DYNAMIC ROBOTICS COMPETE IN MAULDIN

Sisters and Brothers Committed to the Community (SBCC) recently participated in a robotics competition in Mauldin. Pictured are the members of the SBCC Dynamic Robotics team. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Wayne Jolley

AIKEN, S.C. – Richard Wayne Jolley, 91, husband of the late W. Ruth Jolley, died peacefully at his home, Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016. More...

Lawrence Blackwood

Gaffney, S.C. — Albert Lawrence Blackwood, 92, of 110 Crestview Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Nov. 4, 2016 at Mary Black Health System of Gaffney. More...

Viola Burris

Mrs. Viola Dawkins Burris, 92, entered eternal rest Thursday, Nov. More...

Hunt for additional remains leads to two more on Woodruff property - Free Access

No more bodies believed to be on site, but investigation continues

WOODRUFF, S.C. More...

Voters likely to find long lines at polls

If the pace of absentee voting is any indication, poll workers in Cherokee County will be dealing with some pretty heavy voter turnout for Tuesday’s presidential election.  More...

County council seats up for grabs in Districts 4, 6

The race for the Cherokee County Council District 4 seat pits an incumbent Republican’s “experience and dedication” against his Democrat challenger’s “commitment to the county” in Tuesday’s general election. More...

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City considers zoning change that will impact development projects

A proposal to change setbacks from public roads could have the potential to negatively impact development projects in the city.  Gaffney City Council will consider final reading of the new zoning ordinance at today’s 6 p.m. More...

Council will vote on A-tax recommendations

Seven organizations will be receiving a much-needed financial infusion thanks to the state Accommodations Tax money. More...

Sports

AP Top 25 Heat Check: Moving on from Ohio State - Free Access

At this point in the college football season, the favorites have been identified.  More...

Not so Home Sweet Home

Nothing could slow the Spartanburg Vikings on Friday.  Not an aggressive Gaffney defense. Not the fact that a Byrnes’ victory over Dorman spoiled the Vikings chances of winning the region. Not even more than 100 yards in penalties.  More...

Offense bounces back after lineup changes

After struggling a bit against Byrnes, the Gaffney High offense was back in full throttle Friday against Spartanburg. The Indians were held to only 268 yards of total offense against Byrnes, including a season low 105 through the air. More...

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All eyes will be on Charleston in November

For at least the next couple of weeks, the eyes of the nation will be focused intently on South Carolina during the murder trial of former North Charleston police officer Michael Slager.  More...

OUR VIEW

Vote NO to Sunday alcohol sales   We would really appreciate if you would vote NO on Sunday alcohol sales in the City of Gaffney.  Folks are able to purchase alcoholic beverages throughout the week and on Saturdays, so there’s no poin More...

IT’S JUST ME

This time change stuff just makes me so SAD

Did I tell y’all I hate cold weather?  Did I tell y’all that I think this whole concept of turning the clocks back an hour is just absolute madness?  It’s not like the uncomfortable outdoor temperatures and all those leave More...

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