January 18, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Traffic stop results in drug charges against Gaffney man

Gaffney police ended up making a drug arrest following a Jan. More...

MLK Day speaker urges dialogue to discuss differences

“Our challenge as Americans is to respect others’ differences and find a common ground... .”

Eric Deggans has a rare job in which he gets paid to watch television for a living and monitor how media content affects viewpoints on sensitive topics such as prejudice in society.  More...

BACK IN TIME

A blacksmith makes a handle for a cooking apparatus Saturday during a demonstration at Cowpens National Battlefield as the park celebrated the 236th anniversary of an American Revolutionary War victory over British forces at the battle site. More...

Chain saws stolen from truck

An estimated $2,700 in theft losses were reported after someone stole several chain saws from a work truck on Holly Grove Road in Blacksburg. More...

POLICE REPORTS

City of Gaffney police were called Jan. 12 after a motorist struck a tractor-trailer on Buford Street. More...

WHAT’S UP

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Chamber hosting ‘speed networking’ event

The nonprofit sector is the collective name used to describe institutions and organizations in American society that are neither government nor for-profit business. More...

Poll

A bill prefiled in the South Carolina House would require all public school students in the state to start wearing uniforms, starting with the 2017-18 school year this August. Do you support this move?