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Magnolia Debutante Club presents nine at annual ball

The Magnolia Debutante Club of Spartanburg presented 9 young ladies at its annual ball Saturday, April 16, at the Marriott at Renaissance Park in Spartanburg.   More...

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Sports

Spectacular touchdown catch caps wild finish in spring game

Limestone wide receiver Jumill Hornsby made a one handed, over the shoulder touchdown catch Saturday with 18 seconds left for a 7-3 win by the Blue squad in the spring game. More...

Gaffney High baseball drops heartbreaker; softball faces big week for playoff hopes

After a rare shutout win, Gaffney High baseball team was unable to hold onto a late lead Friday and lost 9-7 to Clover in extra innings. More...

High school, college sports wrap-up

Top-ranked Limestone College men’s lacrosse team moved into uncharted territory Saturday with the first 15-0 record in program history with a 18-7 regional win over No. 8 Lake Erie College. More...

Columns

THEIR VIEW

Minority reports give senators too much power

Many of us were in middle school when we learned about separation of powers. More...

DAVID LIMBAUGH

Wrongly crying foul for political gain

It’s one thing to be upset with the so-called Republican establishment for failing to stand up to Barack Obama and his destructive policies, but it’s another for a GOP presidential candidate to exploit that anger illegitimately against a More...

IT’S JUST ME

Maybe they should call them ‘devil lights’

You know about “idiot lights,” right?  They’re those dashboard icons that light up whenever something on your vehicle needs attention.  More...

Man accused of assaulting security guard

A 46-year-old Gaffney man was arrested Friday after he allegedly assaulted a security guard at a Peachoid Road business, according to the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office. More...

Teams gear up for Tuesday’s Campo Giorno

County elementary schools will compete for academic and athletic excellence Tuesday in the fourth annual Campo Giorno. More...

Gaffney High student accepts appointment to West Point

Gaffney High senior Jakob Poole has received an appointment to the United States Military Academy at West Point. More...

Local News

Breaking News - 4/19/2016 8:49 AM

County council approves tax break - Free Access

Cherokee County Council on Monday granted a tax break for an existing industry that wants to expand its operations. More...

Local groups announce ‘Talk To Me’ initiative

Parent talks with young children can make a major difference in their future success in school and life. Community groups announced the new “Talk to Me” initiative Friday in Cherokee County. More...

Police take home invasion suspect into custody

Cherokee County Sheriff Steve Mueller announced Friday that an ongoing investigation into a Feb. 17 home invasion on East Julie Court in Chesnee has resulted in the arrest of a Rutherfordton, N.C., man.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Herbert B. Teague,

member of GHS Hall of Fame

Gaffney, S.C. — Herbert Barron Teague, 87, of 241 Teague Road, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, April 16, 2016, at Mary Black Health System-Gaffney.  More...

Leodis Cooper, Korean War vet

retired from A.P. McAuley

Gaffney, S.C. — Leodis Cooper, 84, of 319 Filter Plant Road, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 17, 2016, at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home.  More...

Dorothy Thomas, services set for

Wednesday at Buffalo Baptist Church

Blacksburg —Dorothy J. Thomas, 78, of 194 Becky's Boulevard, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, April 16, 2016.  She was the daughter of the late Samuel Graham Carr and Elvie Parker Carr of Blacksburg.  More...

State News

Converse College announces new president - Free Access

Today the Converse College Board of Trustees announced the selection of Krista Newkirk, J.D., currently the chief of staff for the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, as the College’s tenth president.  A respected and passionate leader wi More...

Debate continues over contentious $35 million passenger cruise terminal in Charleston

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STATE NEWS

NEWBERRY — (AP) Authorities say the superintendent of Newberry County schools died in a Saturday evening traffic wreck that also involved a car driven by a sheriff's deputy.  Chief Deputy Coroner Lewis Lee says 56-yearold Bennie Bennett of More...

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