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SOCCER FUN NIGHT

On Thursday evening, The Cherokee Recreation District (CRD) hosted a soccer fun night at Love Field to help kick off their upcoming soccer season. More...

Limestone theatre to perform “The Learned Ladies” Feb. 22-24

Limestone College’s Department of Theatre will present “The Learned Ladies” during a three-night run February 22-24.  Showtime will be at 7:30 each night at Limestone Center Theatre, located at 130 Leadmine Street in Gaffney.&n More...

Home League celebrates Groundhog Day

The Salvation Army’s women’s fellowship group held their fourth annual “Groundhogpalooza” last Wednesday.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Rick Pate

Inman, S.C. — Rickmond (Rick) Alton Pate, 54, of 139 N. Woodfin Ridge Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, February 14, 2018.  More...

Harold Davis

Gaffney, S.C. — Harold Windell Davis, 79, 1147 Champion Ferry Rd. Gaffney, S.C., passed away February 16, 2018 at home. Born in Rutherford County, N.C., he is the son of the late Early Kyle Martin and Alma Estelle Davis. More...

Christine Atkinson-Johnson

Mrs. Christine Ross Atkinson-Johnson, entered eternal rest on Saturday, February 17 2018, in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.  She was born in Blacksburg and was a daughter of the late Coot and Evvie Hardin Ross.  More...

State News

11-year-old South Carolina girl dies in hit-and-run wreck

SENECA, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say an 11-year-old South Carolina girl has died in a hit-and-run accident that occurred as she walked to a store with two friends.  More...

County fires litigative shot back at hospital

Seeks injunction to prevent EMS discontinuance

Cherokee County asked a common pleas court Friday to grant a preliminary injunction, blocking Mary Black Health System — Gaffney from discontinuing EMS service to county residents. More...

Pedestrian dies after hit by truck

A Gaffney man was struck and killed while walking along South Carolina Highway 11 on Saturday night, said Cherokee County Coroner Dennis Fowler.  The victim was identified as David Harmon Joseph Johnson, 44, of 3020 Chesnee Highway.  More...

Local News

‘Good Samaritan’ pays off $1,600 in students’ lunch debts

An anonymous donor has paid off $1,600 in lunch debts for Ewing Middle School students whose accounts were in the red. The donation was made in memory of former school guidance counselor Terri Kite, who died in 2015. More...

Cost of running for office starts with the filing fee

Thinking of running for governor or lieutenant governor?  You might need to start saving now to pay the $4,243.12 filing fee.  For most offices, the fee is 1 percent of the office’s salary multiplied by the term of the office.  H More...

ADMINISTRATOR POSITIONS

County has short list of applicants

There is a short list of applicants for the vacant Cherokee County administrator post.  It’s not because the applicants have been whittled down to a short list — there is just actually a short list of applicants.  Appalachian Co More...

Sports

Good Luck in the Playoffs!

Gaffney High School Lady Indians 2018 Class 5A Playoffs • Monday Night (Tonight), Quarterfinals, Round 3: Lady Indians @ Woodmont (Piedmont, SC) 7 p.m. More...

Girl Power: Lady Cats & Indians advance to third round

When the Gaffney and Blacksburg girls basketball teams take the court today, they will look to accomplish something that hasn’t been done by either program in some time: advance to the upper-state championship. More...

Technically speaking, Indians fall

It’s difficult enough winning on the road in the playoffs. More...

Columns

THE MOSS REPORT

Public Service Commission reform; funding for opioid treatment; students with exceptional needs

The House passed legislation to reform the Public Service Commission (PSC).  The legislation strengthens ethical standards to limit outside utility influence, requires stricter questioning of parties by commissioners before making a decision, pr More...

STAR PARKER

A new look into poverty in America

In 2015, as told on the Center for Advancing Opportunity website, Johnny C. More...

IT’S JUST ME

Oh no! Not a craft shop

You could see them with their dead eyes, walking in a zombie-esque manner through the store, the husbands and boyfriends of the women who drag them into craft shops. Women love craft shops. More...

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