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LIMESTONE ROYALTY

Limestone College crowned its 2017 Homecoming Queen and King on Saturday, October 7, during halftime of the Saints’ football game against Carson-Newman. More...

Blacksburg High homecoming

Blacksburg High School held its homecoming assembly Friday morning in the school’s gym. Students performed skits from the various graduating classes celebrating their reunions. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Elizabeth Peterson

Blacksburg — Elizabeth Ann “Lib” Peterson, 70, of 409 Upper Deal St, passed away Thursday, October 12, 2017, at her residence.  More...

Tayana Moss

Gaffney, S.C. — Tayana Keller Moss, 56, of 933 9th Street, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at her residence.  More...

Pat Lawter

Cowpens, S.C. — Patricia Allison Lawter, 69, of 105 E. Cudd Road, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home.  More...

Columns

IT’S JUST ME

Remember when following the NFL was fun?

When I was in high school, I was really fascinated by professional football. Well, football in general really, but it was the pros that caught my interest more than any other level. More...

THEIR VIEW

SEED inspires next generation of scientists

USC Aiken hosted the 32nd annual Science Education Enrichment Day on Saturday. More...

LIBERTY BELLE

War on cops goes to court

The war on cops is moving from the streets to the U.S. Supreme Court. Last week, the Justices heard a case that threatens police officers with financial ruin if they make arrests, and the charges later get dropped.  More...

District will use million-dollar grant to buy security systems

The Cherokee County School District has received a $1 million state grant to install security camera systems in schools.  The grant came from a $55.8 million Abbeville capital improvement fund. More...

BLACKSBURG ROYALTY

Dayjha Garrison (left) was crowned the 2017 Blacksburg High School Homecoming Queen on Friday. Garrison is shown with princess Gabby Keeter during halftime festivities of the Blacksburg-St. More...

Local News

What is was, was a tornado

Chris Wood knew it all along.  “I’m a weather nut,” said the now-retired golf course manager who has spent many nights keeping an eye on the skies. On Oct. More...

Environmental services company announces expansion into Blacksburg

STEAG SCR-Tech has expanded its environmental services operation into Blacksburg for its catalyst regeneration process.  More...

Another local industry expected to get tax break

The approval of a tax break for another local industry that wants to expand and a proclamation for a local education leader highlight today’s Cherokee County Council meeting.  More...

Sports

TOP 25 - Free Access

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

Coach Swinney goes back to drawing board after Clemson loss - Free Access

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney has already started breaking down every aspect of his program since the seventh-ranked Tigers surprise loss to Syracuse this past Friday night. "The bottom line is we really did a poor job. More...

The Latest: Coaches eager for UNC to move past NCAA case - Free Access

North Carolina men's basketball coach Roy Williams says the school has learned "to be a better university" in the wake of a long-running academic scandal. More...

Letters

Also build a carriage house in case a horse and buggy comes through

Dear Editor:   Really? A sidewalk for the T-bridge?  Did somebody just wake up after 60 years? People don’t walk anywhere, now. More...

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