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Police seek witness video of shooting

Cherokee County Sheriff Steve Mueller said investigators trying to piece together a fatal Feb. 11 shooting on 3rd Avenue are hopeful someone captured the incident on a cell phone video and is willing to turn it over.  More...

Free clinic for uninsured seniors now available two days a week

The doctor is in. A free medical clinic is available for uninsured county residents Thursday and Friday each week at Senior Centers of Cherokee County. The senior center has partnered with Drs. More...

LifeStyles

Miss Mayfield, Mr. Uhls to wed June 9

Scott and April Genobles of Gaffney announce the engagement of their daughter, Alana Danielle Mayfield, to Cody Jacob Uhls of Nashville, Tenn.  More...

Miss Hazle, Mr. Templeton to wed May 5

Mark and Rhonda Hazle of Gaffney announce the engagement of their daughter, Alexia Nicole, to Ryan Nichols Templeton of Charleston, South Carolina.  The bride-elect is the granddaughter of James and Patricia Vaughn and the late James and Mary H More...

WITS Conferences scheduled at Limestone College March 15-16

National Security Agency’s Kim Jones will be guest speaker

Limestone College will host a pair of Women In Technology & Sciences (WITS) Conferences on Thursday, March 15, and Friday, March 16, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. each day. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Anne Hinton

Spartanburg, S.C. — Anne Nichols Pryce Hinton was born in Rockingham, NC on October 11, 1930. Surrounded and loved by family, she danced into heaven’s gates on March 10, 2018.  More...

Shirley Lockhart

Gaffney, S.C. More...

Anderson Craig Sr.

Anderson Dean Craig Sr. age 51 of 703 Davis Street Gaffney, S.C., transitioned on Wednesday, March 7,2018. Anderson was born December 23,1966. He was the son Lettie Corene Davidson Craig and the late Horace Lee Craig. More...

Columns

IT’S JUST ME

Getting a good night’s sleep is very important

I like to think that I’m a reasonably intelligent fellow, that I can pretty much figure things out. More...

THEIR VIEW

South Carolina’s death row dilemma

Without access to lethal-injection drugs, the state has been unable to execute convicted killers since 2013. That leaves the Legislature with three choices, none of them good. More...

Nationwide school walkout planned 1 month after Parkland shooting - Free Access

Cherokee County Superintendent Dr. Quincie Moore has issued guidelines for local students who choose to participate in national student walkout planned to draw attention to stopping school violence More...

Hurricane center updates Irma death toll in US, Caribbean - Free Access

Irma spawned 25 tornadoes, according to the National Hurricane Center: four in South Carolina and the rest in Florida. More...

Sheriff: Murder suspect ‘off the grid’

When investigators served a search warrant at the residence of a Charlotte man being sought in connection with a fatal Jan. 23 shooting incident in Gaffney, the investigators reportedly found packed suitcases but little else.  More...

Local News

Alma receives STEAM grant

Alma Elementary will use robots and computer coding to help kindergarten students turn on the STEAM from an early age.  STEAM is an acronym for science, technology, engineering, arts and math.  More...

BPW OKs budget with no rate increases, employees get raises

Gaffney Board of Public Works commissioners quickly approved at their monthly meeting Tuesday the new fiscal year budget that holds the line on rates. More...

Seeking re-election

Incumbent Cherokee County Council members Mike Fowlkes (District 2), Charles Mathis (District 5) and Tracy McDaniel (District 7) have announced their intention to seek re-election. More...

Sports

Opening Round Exit

Who could blame the Limstone women’s basketball team for feeling a little squeamish when the NCAA Southeast brackets were announced last week. More...

Indians sweep twinbill from Union County

Unlike most prep sports, the Gaffney baseball team celebrates Senior Night early in the season rather than during the team’s final home game.  Considering the Indians’ success, maybe more teams should give it a try.  More...

Connell pitches another gem in lifting Blacksburg to 5-1 win over Kings Mountain

Transfer Kirby Connell has become an instant hit for the Blacksburg baseball team. More...

Letters

Rehab patient heaps praise on Peachtree Centre

Dear Editor:  Recently I found myself in the hospital after suffering a heart attack. More...

Sophia in Nebraska needs our help

To Whom It May Concern:   My name is Kip Van Winkle and I am the 5th-6th grade teacher at Faith Christian School in Kearney, Nebraska.  More...

State News

Affidavit: 4 South Carolina family members slain were beaten

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (AP) — Arrest records show detectives believe four members of a South Carolina family were beaten to death in a home.  More...

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