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New Top 25, Clemson to #3 - Free Access

The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Sept.  More...

Gaffney’s Peak inks deal with Celtics; will likely play for G-league team

Gaffney’s L.J. Peak and the Boston Celtics have agreed to a partially guaranteed contract, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN tweets. More...

Off to a fumbling start

Blacksburg fumbles on three of first four possessions in loss

INDIAN LAND — Blacksburg couldn’t overcome a flurry of mistakes in the first half Friday in a 37-13 loss to Indian Land.  More...

Columns

STAR PARKER

Who defines hate?

As if recent events don’t give us enough to worry about, now we have a new missive in The Atlantic from former Vice President Joe Biden concerning the incident in Charlottesville.  Biden wants to declare America a hate-free zone.  More...

THEIR VIEW

Giving tax cuts a fighting chance

Will a returning Congress be able to deliver some much-needed tax relief to the American people? Seems simple enough, but so is Obamacare repeal, and lawmakers have (so far) managed to bungle that. More...

IT’S JUST ME

Is a bad radiator hose a sign from above?

Have you ever wondered if maybe God is trying to tell you something? I’ve had that feeling several times before and there has been a time or two when a divine sign was almost certainly present. More...

Have you seen this person?

On Aug. 14, at approximately 1:50 a.m., a smash-and-grab burglary occurred at the 105 Auto Stop on Wilkinsville Highway in Gaffney. The suspect(s) took lottery tickets as well as other items. More...

Voters will make District 1 county council selection at polls Tuesday

Rufus Foster served on council for more than 30 years before his death in late June.  His successor, though, will be a political novice.  More...

Local News

Candidates for Cherokee County Council District 1 issue statements - Free Access

LYMAN DAWKINS More...

Council will take final action on smoking ban proposal

Gaffney City Council on Tuesday evening is set to consider final action on an ordinance that would ban smoking in restaurants, public buildings, and parks. More...

City ready to accept bids on park project

The City of Gaffney is expected to begin soliciting bids this week for its much-anticipated Railroad Avenue park project.  Gaffney Administrator James Taylor said last week city officials were putting the finishing touches on the bid documents.& More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Joseph “Joey” Patrick Caggiano

GAFFNEY, S.C. — Joseph “Joey” Patrick Caggiano, 53, of Gaffney, SC, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, August 29, 2017, at Spartanburg Medical Center. More...

Ray Blanton

Gaffney, S.C. — Dennis Ray Blanton, 60, of 404 Chestnut Street, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, September 03, 2017 at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home surrounded by his family.  More...

Paul Leonard Webb

Pacolet, S.C. — Paul Leonard Webb, 71, of 1639 Asbury Road, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, September 2, 2017 at Mary Black-Gaffney. Born in Gaffney, he was the husband of Clearie Erwin Webb and son of the late Cleveland J. More...

State News

Experts imagine what a hurricane like Harvey could do to SC

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Imagine a storm with the shredding power of Hurricane Hugo — only angrier — tearing through South Carolina. More...

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