September 22, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

State, local jobless rates up slightly

South Carolina’s unemployment rate jumped more than half a percentage point in August while counties across the state saw their jobless numbers rise. More...

ONLINE Poll

RESULTS How was your game day experience for Limestone’s first football game? GOOD: 69% (61 votes)BAD: 18% (16 votes)InDIFFEREnT: 13% (12 votes)TOTAL VOTES: 89 More...

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LifeStyles

GaffneyVisitors Center and Art Gallery hosts estate sale of artworks by Betsy Humphries

Main sale dates are Sept. 24-27; works will be at CAVA through Oct. 8

An estate sale and exhibit of artworks by Betsy Humphries will take place at the Gaffney Visitors Center and Art Gallery. The main sale dates are Wednesday, Sept. 24, through Saturday, Sept. 27. However, her works will be at CAVA through October 8. More...

What’s Up?

Churches plan special services Midway Baptist Church, 158 Midway Road, will have men from “Home with a Heart” as special guests Sunday, Sept. 28, at 11 a.m. Alex Richey, director, will be the speaker at the morning service More...

Obituaries

WAYNE FRADY

COWPENS – Wayne Lynch Frady, 66, of 110 Dean St., went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, at Novant Health Gaffney Medical Center. More...

Robert E. (Bobby) Lee, a native of Gaffney

Robert E. (“Bobby”) Lee, 76, passed away Sept. 11 2014, in Centerville. Texas. He was born March 25, 1938, to B.D. Lee and Lena Mathis Lee of Gaffney. More...

Krystal Massey, WestVirginia native

Krystal Wilson Massey of Oak Ridge, Tenn., passed away at Asbury Place in Maryville, Tenn., on Sept. 14, 2014. More...

Columns

IT’S JUST ME

Fat and entertained

Let us pause now to reflect on the sacrifices and all the hard work of the many brilliant individuals who have devoted much of their time and effort and personal spending money into coming up with the modern conveniences and gizmos to which we owe mu More...

PAT BUCHANAN

What will victory look like?

“Congress must now vote to support the first steps of what will be a long march toward victory,” said Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy. Following this clarion call, 71 House Republicans bolted to join 85 Democrats in voting no to U.S. More...

Political Cartoon

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WE’RE NUMBER 1

Gaffney High School was the winner of the “Texting & Driving… It Can Wait” campaign sponsored by AT&T. More...

JUDGE ORDERS INVESTIGATION OF MYSTERY AFFIDAVIT

Probation revoked; man faces 12 years

A Circuit Court judge revoked the probation of a 37-year-old Gaffney man, who now faces up to 12 years in prison, and further ordered a police investigation into the allegedly notarized affidavit of a witness in the case that the witness claimed he n More...

Attorney claims murder suspect in ‘deep depression’

A Gaffney man fell into a deep depression and was unable to communicate with his attorney for several weeks after his wife was killed by a shotgun blast to the head, his attorney contends. More...

Local News

SCHOLAR ATHLETE

Gaffney defensive lineman Jacob LeMaster was recognized by The Great American Rivalry Series as a scholar athlete and received a scholarship for his classroom efforts. Presenting the award is Sgt. More...

POLICE REPORTS

Police searching for robber who fired pistol while struggling with victim

City of Gaffney police are on the lookout for a robber who fired a gunshot during a Sept. 16 struggle on Broad Street. More...

POLICE REPORTS

l City of Gaffney police reported that a street sign was removed from an East Jefferson Street intersection but was later re-installed by city workers. More...

Sports

An “O”wful start

Indians finish nonregion slate with 0-5 mark after loss to Rebels

It was the Gaffney-Byrnes version of the Hatfields and the McCoys. The heated rivalry resulted in numerous yellow flags for unsportsmanlike conduct penalties on both teams with the Rebels being flagged for the majority. More...

No. 1 and counting

Saints post first win in program history

Limestone College football players were rewarded for their faith in the first year program Saturday with a 45-0 shutout over College of Faith for the first win in school history. More...

Wildcats fall in region opener to Woodruff

Khori Moates scored five touchdowns as Woodruff’s speed and an opportunistic defense Friday led to a 56-14 victory over Blacksburg in the region opener for both teams.. More...

Sports News

Poll

Is domestic violence in the NFL a bigger problem than in society as a whole?