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County councilman national GOP delegate

It may be the first Republican National Convention in nearly seven decades in which no presidential candidate wins the support of a majority of delegates in the first round of voting. More...

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LifeStyles

May events at the library

Storytime (all ages) Wednesdays: morning session 10:30-11 a.m.; afternoon session 3:30-4 p.m. More...

Students’ art displayed at city hall

The Village School of Gaffney had an art exhibit displayed at the Gaffney City Hall April 25-29, More...

Photo

HUMANE SOCIETY DONATION - Ingles on Floyd Baker Blvd. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Charlotte Broome

Blacksburg, SC— Charlotte Broome, 72, 208 W. Carolina Street, Blacksburg, SC, died April 27, 2016, at home. A Celebration Of Life Service will be held, Saturday, April 30, 2016, 2 p.m., graveside at Clingman Memorial Gardens, with Rev. More...

Elmer Harris

Cowpens, SC - - Elmer Dean Harris, 76, of 125 Lowe Road, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, April 29, 2016 at Mary Black Hospital of Gaffney. More...

Edith Israel

Gaffney, SC — Edith Wood Israel, 86, of Love Springs Road, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, April 30 at her residence. More...

Columns

THEIR VIEW

End quotas for traffic tickets

Ticket quotas should have no place in police departments. They set arbitrary requirements for officers, and signal the public that police are out to get them. A S.C. House bill introduced by Rep. More...

DAVID LIMBAUGH

Cruising to Indiana

Though I won’t go so far as to say the Indiana primary is do-or-die for the Ted Cruz campaign, it couldn’t be much more important. As events have unfolded, Indiana has a critical choice to make Tuesday. More...

IT’S JUST ME

That pie smelled so good

EDITOR’S NOTE: Following is a previously written column that I like to put in this space in memory of my mom and to celebrate Mother’s Day, which is Sunday. To all you moms, thank you for all you do for us. God bless you all. More...

The ‘thunder’ you hear is coming from the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office

Peterson, Earls, Dorsett, Godwin

SPARTANBURG — Tables lining the lengthy wall of a conference room at USC - Upstate on Friday were piled high with counterfeit designer merchandise, hundreds of cartons of cigarettes, a handful of guns and drugs of all sorts. More...

GHS students help C.J. celebrate Disney World trip

C.J. Waters jumped from his chair with a quick burst of energy Saturday when the 8-year-old spotted a large Mickey Mouse cake and a box of cupcakes featuring the iconic Disney character. More...

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Local News

TRANSOU TOURNAMENT WINNERS

Winners of the 2016 Henry Transou Memorial Tournament held Saturday at Cherokee National were: (Top) Net Score 49: Jeff Allen, Alex Davis, Kevin Porter and Jonathan Parker. More...

ANOTHER WRECK

One person was taken to the hospital to be checked out following a Tuesday afternoon accident at College Drive and South Petty Street that sent one vehicle into a yard. More...

Budget to be in spotlight at Gaffney City Council meeting

Proposed expenditures outpace projected revenues by about $1.4 million dollars in the City of Gaffney new fiscal year budget, Gaffney City Councilman Bernard Smith said. More...

Sports

Indians eliminated from state playoffs in 9-8 heartbreaking loss at Dutch Fork

The stage was set for a special ending for the Gaffney High baseball team. More...

HEAVE HO

An area little leaguer gives it his all, throwing the ball into the infield during pregame warmups at the youth sports complex. More...

Gaffney golfers in fine form for region tourney

As the overwhelming favorite to claim its second straight region championship, the Gaffney High golf team doesn’t need any advantages. The team will have one anyway as the host of today’s region tournament at Cherokee National. More...

Other News

Longtime chef: Prince fought throat, stomach pains recently

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — On stage, Prince was still captivating audiences at recent performances in Australia and California. More...

Poll

Are teachers in Cherokee County treated with the respect they deserve?