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Company asks for more time to find accused man

A bonding company asked a Circuit Court judge on Friday for 30 more days to find a 43-year-old Gaffney man who allegedly skipped out on a $30,000 bond.  More...

‘Main Street’ brass in town this week

City officials are looking to take the city’s downtown revitalization efforts to the next level this week.  National and state Main Street officials will visit Gaffney to meet with city council members, city staff and, of course, the downt More...

LifeStyles

State Museum will host Spa Day for the Ladies at Nefertiti’s Golden Spa

To celebrate the elaborate lives of ancient Egyptians seen in Tutankhamen: Return of the King, museum will pamper moms, daughters and grandmothers on Feb. 15

In celebration of the blockbuster exhibition, Tutankhamen: Return of the King, the South Carolina State Museum in Columbia will reveal ancient Egyptian beauty secrets at “Nefertiti’s Golden Spa,” on Saturday, Feb. More...

CAVA announces classes for February

Registration and payment for classes must be made at the CAVA Gallery prior to the date of the class. Cancellation must be at least three days before classes begin in order to receive a 50 percent refund. Call 864-489-9119 to register. More...

Why am I feeling so bad?

Are you feeling bad – tired, sick, stressed – on a regular basis? Ask yourself these seven questions when something isn’t right

FOXBORO, Mass. – Have you ever noticed that in our society, feeling “normal” really means feeling bad? On a more or less constant basis, we’re stressed, tired, busy, and out of balance.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

James S. Cooksey, 52, worked as a pipe fitter

BLACKSBURG – James Steve Cooksey, 52, of 407 Bear Creek Road, passed away Friday, Feb. More...

Dorothy (Sis) Putnam, homemaker and member of McKown’s Mtn. Church

Dorothy (Sis) Mullinax Putnam, 59, of 923 McKown’s Mountain Road, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Feb. 7, 2014 at her residence.  More...

Bobby Joe Dover, 59, retired lieutenant from Gaffney Police Department

Retired Lieutenant Bobby Joe Dover, 59, of Gaffney passed away on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014.  No formal services will be held.  More...

Forecasters: Snow, ice on the way

Here we go again.  Following a week in which Cherokee County and the Upstate were offered sunny skies and pleasant temperatures, Mother Nature is poised to deliver another of her patented curve balls to the area.  Late Monday, a new round o More...

BOOM!

Explosion felt for miles; sparks many 9-1-1 calls

Investigators looking to find the location and source of a Friday evening explosion that resulted in numerous 9-1-1 calls to three counties, including Cherokee, narrowed their search to a crater found on the side of a road in Chesnee.  More...

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Local News

488,000 SC consumers affected by security breaches at 41 companies

More than 540,000 residents of South Carolina were affected by information security breaches last year, according to a new state report, with most of them being impacted from just one breach.  More...

QUICK RESPONSE

—The driver of a mini-van hopped a curb and ran into the front of a North Limestone Street medical office early Friday afternoon, but no serious injuries were reported. More...

Exports key to growing businesses

Here’s some numbers that should get the attention of local businesses and manufacturers with an eye toward growing their business.  According to the Upstate Alliance, 95 percent of the world’s population and 80 percent of the world&r More...

Sports

THE PEAK SHOW

Peak scores 51 as Indians top Wade Hampton

The Peak Show made its return in a big way on Friday. L.J. More...

Blacksburg coach under investigation

Blacksburg High boys basketball coach Alex Bailey has been placed on suspension pending the results of an investigation by state authorities.  Blacksburg Police Chief Jamie Ham said Saturday the investigation involves “misconduct allegatio More...

STATE DUALS

Rams rip Gaffney

Unfortunately for the Gaffney High wrestlers, the highly ranked Hillcrest Rams were as good as advertised.  Packed with talent and experience at virtually every weight class, the Rams rolled to an easy 55-18 win over the Indians in the first rou More...

Columns

DAVID LIMBAUGH

At what point do people scream ‘Enough’?

President Obama must believe he’s politically untouchable at this point, given his seeming indifference to the multitude of scandals, failures and other outrages for which he is directly responsible.  More...

THE MOSS REPORT

Gov. Haley signs Department of Administration legislation

The House of Representatives got back to work this week after the recent winter storm. It was a busy week with many groups visiting the Statehouse and House Ways and Means subcommittees meeting.  More...

THE RASMUSSEN REPORT

Civil disobedience may cure HealthCare.gov

The biggest threat to President Barack Obama’s health care law doesn’t come from Republicans in Congress but from people like Stacie Brown.  More...

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Sen. Harvey Peeler (R-Gaffney) sponsored a resolution Dec. 7 for the Senate Committee on Interstate Cooperation to study the potential impact of not recognizing Daylight Savings Time. Do you think DST should be abolished?