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Coastal Carolina handling Sun Belt move, new head coach - Free Access

Offensive lineman Adam Lawhorn of Blacksburg was one of five Coastal Carolina players named by Athlon Magazine to its 2017 preseason All-Sun Belt team. More...

A Fine Debut

Offense sharp as six different players score TDs for Indians

So far, so good for the top-ranked Gaffney Indians.  The Indians held their first scrimmage of the preseason against Greer and York in front of a surprisingly large crowd at The Reservation on Friday.  Gaffney scored on its first two plays More...

Indians among 50 winningest programs

The Gaffney Indians are among some very select company. In fact, the Indians are among the top 50 winningest high school programs in the nation, according to a list compiled by MaxPreps through 2016. The Indians are No. 43 with 744 wins. More...

Columns

GUEST COLUMNIST

Questions to ask when politicians set sights on your wallet

It’s one of the central debates of American politics: the age-old dispute between those who raise taxes to fund more services they consider important, and those who are weary of being viewed as a piggy bank for politicians. More...

PAT BUCHANAN

Shall we fight them all?

Kim Jong Un recently tested an ICBM of sufficient range to hit the U.S. mainland. He is now working on its accuracy, and a nuclear warhead small enough to fit atop that missile that can survive re-entry. More...

EDITOR'S NOTE:

Editor Klonie Jordan, whose column usually occupies this space, is on vacation. His column will return next week.   More...

Breaking News - 8/8/2017 9:31 AM

Gaffney woman dies in shooting - Free Access

Cherokee County Coroner Dennis Fowler says a Gaffney woman is dead following a shooting incident in a local neighborhood Monday Night. More...

Breaking News - 8/7/2017 3:51 PM

Gaffney man dies in collision - Free Access

Cherokee County Coroner Dennis Fowler says a Gaffney man died in a single vehicle collision early today. Fowler listed the victim as Danny Steve Shires, 65, of 874 Green River Road. More...

Breaking News - 8/7/2017 8:09 AM

Blacksburg man dies in crash - Free Access

     Cherokee County Coroner Dennis Fowler says a Blacksburg motorcyclist was killed Sunday afternoon in two-vehicle collision.  Fowler identified the victim as James Derrick Henson, Jr., 19, of 514 South Shelby Street. More...

Local News

Cherokee County school registration - Free Access

Blacksburg High School registration will be held for 10th-12th graders on Tuesday, August 8, 2017, from 11:00 am until 6:00 p.m. Blacksburg and other Cherokee County school registration information listed below. More...

Man avoids life sentence by pleading guilty; gets 25 years

A 37-year-old Gaffney man facing the possibility of life without parole entered into a plea agreement Friday morning in Cherokee County General Sessions Court that ultimately resulted in a 25-year prison sentence.  More...

ELECTRICAL FIRE

City of Gaffney firefighters were called to Gaffney Middle School on Friday morning after an electrical fire in malfunctioning piece of equipment set off fire alarms. Firefighters were dispatched to the school shortly before 8 a.m. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Broadus (Butch) Peeler

Gaffney, S.C. — Broadus (Butch) Willie Peeler, 71, of 601 Shady Grove Road, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, August 3, 2017 at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home.  Born in Gaffney, he was the son of the late Summie Peeler, Jr. More...

Charles Petty

On Thursday, August 3, 2017, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center, Spartanburg, South Carolina, our beloved one, Mr. Charles Alvin Petty, age 68, of 224 Vermont Drive, Gaffney, South Carolina, departed this earthly life.  More...

Ethel Sprouse

Gaffney, S.C. — Ethel Davis Stroupe Sprouse departed her life on Earth August 4, 2017. She was born October 27, 1920 in Sawyer, Oklahoma. She was the first born child of the late Charles (Charley) Ray Davis and Mattie Mae Peeler Davis. More...

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