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Police searching for man who robbed downtown bank
Police are searching for a man responsible for robbing a North Granard Street bank Monday afternoon.
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Friday morning accident
Staff writer Tim Gulla was on the scene of this Friday morning wreck on South Granard Street at Willis Plaza and shot this video.

Local News

Boys and Girls Club members have a ‘blast’

Governor’s School hosts summer outreach program

Everything is computerized and automated down to the micro level in today’s fast-paced technology world.  But how does this really work?  More...


A 45-year-old Gaffney woman escaped injury during a Wednesday afternoon accident in which her vehicle struck a utility pole on North Limestone Street. More...

Man charged with breaking into vehicle

City of Gaffney police filed an arrest warrant accusing a 35-year-old city man with breaking into a motor vehicle.  More...


Tebow being promoted by Mets

COLUMBIA (AP) — Tim Tebow is moving up and heading south — to some very familiar territory.  Tebow has been promoted to the New York Mets' high Class A affiliate in St. Lucie, Florida. More...

Former Gaffney star signs with NBA team

Former Gaffney basketball star L.J. Peak agreed to terms with Houston Rockets after the 2017 NBA draft ended.  Peak helped lead Gaffney to two state titles in three seasons before joining Georgetown in 2014. More...

Local Olympic runner hopeful featured in racing magazine

While he runs professionally in Greenville, Gaffney High product Austin Steagall is chasing a much bigger dream to qualify for the Olympics in 2020.  More...



We Need Cooperation

EDITOR’S NOTE: Rufus Foster, longtime Cherokee County councilman, community leader and businessman died Thursday night. More...


The left keeps losing

The Democrats just lost two more elections. This time, it was the hotly contested race in Georgia’s Sixth Congressional District, and the less-followed special election in the Fifth Congressional District in South Carolina. More...


They’re watching; constantly watching

They say good fences make good neighbors. Whatever that means. More...


Several dozen people were taken into very friendly, temporary custody on Thursday to help raise funds for a good cause. More...

Festival kickoff party July 7

Off the Wall and Rock’n Roll Reunion bands will perform July 7 at a kickoff party as South Carolina Peach Festival celebrates its 40th anniversary this year.  The concerts highlight a kickoff party which starts at 5 p.m. More...


Summer vacation: Never mind the hike. Where’s the hammock?

Never mind the hike. Where's the hammock? A new poll about summer travel finds that the No. 1 thing Americans want to do on vacation is ... nothing. More...

Parker named Deputy Coroner of the Year

Pawleys Island — Cherokee County Deputy Coroner Joshua Parker has been named Deputy Coroner of The Year by the South Carolina Coroner’s Association. More...

Group from Limestone College attends NASA Institute in Virginia

Limestone Professor Dr. Shelly Meyers and a group of six others from the College recently attended a week-long NASA Educator Institute at the Langley Research Institute in Hampton, Virginia. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Joyce Stacy

Gaffney — Joyce Marie Blanton Stacy, 73, of 140 Ruth Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, June 22, 2017 at her residence after a period of declining health.  Born in Gaffney, she was the wife of Thomas Randolph (Randy) Stacy, More...

Homer Lipscomb

Funeral service for Mr. Homer Lee Lipscomb, age 78, of 115 Springdale Avenue, East Orange, New Jersey, husband of Mrs. Anne Lipscomb, will be held on Saturday, June 24, at 1 p.m. at Philadelphia Baptist Church with Dr. Danny L. More...

Anita Littlejohn

Anita Charlene Vanvleet Littlejohn age 55, of 509 McCluney Drive Gaffney, S.C. peacefully transition on Tuesday, June 20,2017 at the Greenville Memorial Hospital. More...

State News

End of state incentive program may cause thousands to retire

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina could lose about 7,500 public workers when an incentive program that keeps employees on the job past their normal retirement ends next year. More...

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