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50 out of 56

Bolstered by a strong graduation rate, Cherokee County School Board members gave superintendent Dr. Quincie Moore high marks for her job performance this year.  More...

LifeStyles

Gladius performing at Blacksburg Library - Free Access

Free concert and lunch Tuesday, Feb. 13

On Tuesday, February 13, from 12:15-1 p.m. singer-songwriter and flamenco guitarist, "Gladius" aka Andrew Connors will perform at The Blacksburg Public Library. More...

GAFFNEY POLICE DONATE TO CHILDREN’S CANCER PARTNERS

The Gaffney Police Department donated $500 to the Children’s Cancer Partners of the Carolinas.  More...

Rehearsals underway for ‘Moon Over Buffalo’ at the Gaffney Little Theatre

Rehearsals have begun for the upcoming production of “Moon Over Buffalo” at the Gaffney Little Theatre.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Gilbert Porter

Fountain Inn — Gilbert Subastus Porter, 75, of 532 Knickerbocker Estate, passed away Wednesday, February 7, 2018, at his residence. More...

Robert Black

Blacksburg — Robert Thomas Black, 53, of 138 Bolton Parker Road, passed away Thursday, February 8, 2018, at his residence.  Born in Gaffney, he was the son of Jackie Easler Black and the late Robert Joe Black. Mr. More...

John Allison

Gaffney, S.C. — John Arthur Allison, 79, of 634 5th Street, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, February 8, 2018 at his residence. Born in Gaffney, he was the son of the late Ruben Arthur Allison and Ollie Pace Allison. More...

National News

Flu season still getting worse; now rivals 2009 swine flu

NEW YORK (AP) — The flu has further tightened its grip on the U.S. More...

If the shoe fits....

Gaffney Rotarian Jimbo Martin fits a youngster with a new pair of shoes at the Under Armour store through the club’s “Happy Feet” program. More...

MISS CHEROKEEAN

Jada Vergara was crowned the 2018 Miss Cherokeean Saturday night. She is pictured with her parents Christy and Will Vergara. More...

Home destroyed by fire

A vacant home in the Mill Village neighborhood of Gaffney was destroyed in a Saturday morning fire that remains under investigation. City of Gaffney firefighters were initially dispatched to the 100 block of Cedar Street at 7:38 a.m. More...

Local News

SEEING RED

Mary Black Health System – Gaffney employees wear red on the 15th National Wear Red Day, February 2, in honor of heart health month.   More...

Higher pay for city employees to result from long-awaited wage study?

Staff directed to review, provide input

The City of Gaffney Personnel Committee on Thursday pledged to fast track the long-awaited city wage and compensation study.  After convening at 4 p.m. More...

Registration now open for First Tee’s spring program

Spring registration is now open for local students interested in improving their golf skills through First Tee of the Upstate.  First Tee is preparing for its second year of spring programming where students receive golf instruction and characte More...

Sports

Breaking News - 2/13/2018 8:34 PM

Lady Indians roll to win in playoff opener - Free Access

The Gaffney Lady Indians played a like a No. 1 seed on Tuesday.  Kayla Ford scored a game-high 30 points to lead the Lady Indians to an easy 70-35 win over visiting J.L. More...

Split end in region title battles

Gaffney High girls basketball players celebrated their Senior Night in style Friday by winning the program’s first region title since 2011. More...

Limestone football talent pipeline runs through Carolinas

Gaffney wide receiver Myell White will have many teammates from South Carolina when he joins the Limestone football team this fall. White is one of 26 South Carolina high school players who signed Wednesday with Limestone. More...

Columns

GUEST COLUMNIST

Small newspapers make big difference

Of the many factors that contribute to a community’s quality of life, one that’s often underappreciated is the local newspaper.  More...

STAR PARKER

Promote black ownership to celebrate black history

I have long been in favor of reforming Social Security by changing it to a system of personally owned retirement accounts. Instead of paying a payroll tax, with the U.S. More...

IT’S JUST ME

When your team loses

“What happened to your boys last night?”  I hate that remark.  It usually comes from some annoying loquacious person whose favorite team beat your favorite team the previous night.  More...

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