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Donning a protective metal hood, a Northwest Elementary 5th-grade student learned about the tools of the welding trade Thursday at a road show brought by Cherokee Technology Center. More...

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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.

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Northwest Elementary School 5th-grade student Avery Madden tries on a firefighter suit Thursday while visiting a career fair sponsored by the Cherokee Technology Center. More...

No neon!

Downtown restaurant’s sign nixed by city

The city’s new sign ordinance pulled the plug on neon lights - apparently to the surprise of a downtown business owner.  Gaffney Zoning Administrator Tony Lavender said he’s told the new Bailey’s restaurant owner, located in th More...

Low-interest disaster loans available to victims of October 23 tornadoes

Cherokee County businesses and residents impacted by tornadoes Oct. 23 have been declared eligible for assistance from the U.S.Small Business Administration in the form of low-interest disaster loans, it was announced Thursday.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Kenneth Honeycutt

Gaffney, S.C. — Kenneth K. Honeycutt, 92, formerly of 101 Mimosa Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at Magnolias of Gaffney.  More...

Elizabeth Green

Gaffney, S.C. —- Elizabeth A. "Betty" Green, 100, of 164 Worthmore Drive, peacefully went to sleep while surrounded by her family on Monday, November 6, 2017, at her home. More...

David Sprinkle

Gaffney, S.C. — David Eugene Sprinkle, 76, of 531 New Pleasant Road, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home.  More...

Bench warrants halted by high court judge

Approximately 1,500 bench warrants issued by Cherokee County magistrates and City of Gaffney Municipal Court judges against low-level offenders have been placed on hold as a result of a recent order from a state Supreme Court justice that is having r More...

Murder suspect still at large

City of Gaffney police investigators, with help from Cherokee County deputies, returned Friday to a wooded area off Union Highway in the hopes of finding a murder suspect — or at least clues to his whereabouts.  More...

Delinquent tax sale set for Dec. 4

Hundreds of properties could change hands next month at the Cherokee County delinquent tax sale.  The tax sale will be held Monday, Dec. 4, at the Cherokee County Administration building. More...


Cam Rams Hillcrest

Gaffney Shrine Bowler one-man wrecking crew with TD catch, pick, fumble recovery and sack

When the season first started, Gaffney head coach Dan Jones believed the Indians had a chance to be special. At Chandler Stadium in Simpsonville Friday night, Gaffney’s Cam Rice was special. More...

Rice puts on show to lift Indians to upper state final

Gaffney co-defensive coordinator Randy Birch searched out linebacker Cam Rice after the game for a loud and clear message: “I told him that when he does what he’s asked, he’ll be successful.” Successful is an understatement. More...

Gaffney wrestlers and Miranda make statement with strong showing at Cherryville tourney

New Gaffney wrestling coach Dan Grellman knew he had a big rebuilding job when he took the job. But Jason Miranda is making the job easier. More...



SC may be ready to act vs. cruelty

In 2016, the FBI started to track animal cruelty, including neglect, torture and sexual abuse, because of disturbing connections between abuse and killing of animals and doing the same to humans. More...


ABA and Dems smear court picks

Democrats and the liberal media are slamming President Trump for packing federal courts with “unfit” judges. Nonsense. Trump’s nominees have impressive credentials. What’s the left’s real gripe? More...


Hey Santa, I’m going to have to see some ID

OK, this is going to sound cliché, but life is a gift, so you’ve got to live it to the fullest. Seriously, I’m not kidding. Take a chance, have some fun, go nuts once in awhile. Have an adventure. More...

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