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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

THREE INJURED

Three people were taken to the hospital following a Thursday afternoon accident at Wilcox Avenue and Providence Road during which a man reportedly crashed his sport utility vehicle head-on into a pickup truck that was stopped at a stop sign. More...

Sheriff’s Ride for the Relay June 3

It’s time to shine the Suzukis, wax the Harleys, spruce up the Hondas and buff the Buells.  Whatever you ride, the Cherokee County Sheriffs Office is once again inviting all area motorcyclists to go for a cruise Saturday, June 3, and help More...

Students ‘caught’ racing in school

Engineering and fun collided Thursday when B.D. Lee Elementary fifth-graders pitted their own balloon-powered jet toys against each other in a spirited competition. More...

Killer gets seven life sentences

Tom Lucas got to say something he likely hasn’t been able to say in a while. More...

LifeStyles

POMP AND CIRCUMSTANCE

Congrats to the Class of 2017!

Tears, hugs and celebratory cheers filled the Reservation at Gaffney High Thursday night as 426 seniors graduated. Graduation ceremonies were also held for Blacksburg High Thursday evening at Fullerton Auditorium on the campus of Limestone College. More...

Columns

BETSY MCCAUGHEY

Why the superbugs are winning

The deadliest superbug yet — Candida auris — is invading hospitals and nursing homes, killing a staggering 60 percent of patients it infects. More...

PAT BUCHANAN

After the Confederates, who’s next?

On Sept. 1, 1864, Union forces under Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman, victorious at Jonesborough, burned Atlanta and began the March to the Sea where Sherman’s troops looted and pillaged farms and towns all along the 300-mile road to Savannah. More...

IT’S JUST ME

Select this option even if it doesn’t exist

I’m a big fan of a certain type of smartphone but we’re not supposed to endorse products, so I can’t say its name. Let’s just say that its name rhymes with the word iPhone.  More...

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