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Miss Bratton and Dr. Mabry married December 19

Miss Kristen Hope Bratton and Dr. Robert Atticus Mabry, both of Athens, GA, were united in marriage on December 19, 2015 at Fountain Inn First Baptist Church in Fountain Inn, SC. More...

Engagement

Ms. Tammy Whisenant of Gaffney announces the engagement of her daughter, Morgan Brooke, to Kevin Doster of Spartanburg, SC.  Miss Whisenant is the daughter of the late Jerry Whisenant. More...

Marriages

The following marriages have been filed in the probate court of Cherokee County, as of January 12, 2016:  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Jack Meetze Jr., avid bass fisherman

Gaffney, SC — Jack Daniel Meetze, Jr., 74, of 201 Crestview Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, January 23, 2106 at Brookdale Skylyn.  More...

Betty Jo Painter, services rescheduled

Gaffney, SC — Betty Jo Painter, 85, formerly of 244 Abernathy Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at Magnolia’s of Gaffney.  Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. More...

Mary Taylor, services rescheduled

Gaffney, SC — Mary Pettit Taylor, 97, formerly of 1102 S. Petty Street, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at Magnolias of Gaffney.  More...

Columns

SCOTT RASMUSSEN

Super Bowl lessons for the next president

America’s attention will soon be consumed by the 50th Super Bowl. Just before and after that event, the Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire primaries will consume the attention of the nation’s political junkies.  More...

DAVID LIMBAUGH

The establishment’ s irrational fear of Ted Cruz

Some time ago I said that many establishment Republicans dislike Ted Cruz so much that they would even back their nemesis, Donald Trump, if necessary to keep Cruz from winning. This is one time I wish I had been wrong. More...

THE MOSS REPORT

Challenges and solutions

The South Carolina General Assembly convened last week for the first time in 2016, marking the beginning of the second half of the biennial legislative session.  The House of Representatives focused on tackling the issues you have told me matter More...

January 2016 Snow Slideshow

Photos from the snow and ice storm in Cherokee County January 22-23, 2016. More...

Students get a day off from classes now, but will pay for it later

While Cherokee County students enjoyed a snow holiday Friday, they will have to make up the missed school day.  More...

HERE’S THE DEAL

Days missed because of inclement weather will be made up in Cherokee County schools:   Feb. 12,  March 7, and March 25   More...

Local News

HAD ENOUGH?

The snow and ice came as predicted Friday and with a little more force in some areas of the county. More...

POLICE REPORTS

An estimated $250 in vehicle damage was reported Jan. 18 at the Gaffney Premium Outlets. According to the Gaffney Police Department, a Gaffney woman claimed her vehicle was struck by a yellow-colored gate at the mall. More...

Man found in park died of natural causes

An 82-year-old Spartanburg man found dead Tuesday at a City of Gaffney park died of natural causes, Cherokee County Coroner Dennis Fowler ruled.  More...

Sports

Indians fall at buzzer

For the second straight year, the Spartanburg Vikings swept the season series from the Gaffney Indians, but it wasn’t easy The Vikings led by six points with one minute to play and withstood an Indian rally to post a 99-97 win Thursday night at The B More...

50th Super Bowl: Panthers vs. Broncos

Peyton Manning is the only five-time MVP in NFL history, one of the faces of the league and, at 39, the oldest starting quarterback to lead a team to the Super Bowl.  Slowed by age and injury, he is no longer the record-breaking passer he once w More...

Gaffney avenges defeat

Mikayluh Walker had a game-high 31 points and Sade Van DeCruize scored 22 to lead the Gaffney girls basketball team to a big 71- 62 win over Spartanburg on Thursday.  The Lady Indians avenged an earlier loss to Spartanburg.  More...

Letters

We had no idea the grand epic adventure in front of us

Dear Editor:  The last four years with FIRST, the Gaffney High Robotics Club, has been a journey, a grand, epic adventure for our family made up of a lot of short trips, and a couple of long trips. There’s even been a plane ride or two. More...

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