January 9, 2017 RSS feed / LifeStyles

Actors wanted: former Gaffney High teacher casting for feature film

Local filmmaker LaTracey McDowell will hold auditions for her first feature length film in March at USC-Upstate. More...

January events at the Cherokee County Library

Gaffney branch events Reading with Ringling Bros. (ages 3 – 12) Read 5 books before February 5, 2017 and receive one free kid’s ticket to the Ringling More...

Senior Centers receives contribution from First Piedmont

Amy Turner, Director of Senior Centers of Cherokee County, accepts a contribution of $4,600 from Matt McCraw, Assistant Vice President of First Piedmont Federal Savings & Loan Association, who made the presentation on behalf of First Piedmont. More...

Soup Kitchen holds Christmas appreciation party

Thanks to countless donors and volunteers, The Gaffney Soup Kitchen at 119 E. Birnie St. is able to serve a free, hot meal at lunchtime, every single day of the year. More...

Oyster roast benefits Meals on Wheels

Cherokee County Meals On Wheels recently received a donation of $836 from the Blacksburg Oyster Roast Benefit, and a matching grant of $850 from The Dr. Moss Family Charitable Gift Fund in Honor of Wayne Thomas.  More...

Cowpens National Battlefield to celebrate 236th battle anniversary

To celebrate the 236th anniversary of the decisive American victory over the British, Cowpens National Battlefield will celebrate special events from January 13 - 21, 2017. More...

Tips for giving babies peanut-based foods to prevent allergy

New national guidelines say parents can protect their children from becoming allergic to peanuts by feeding them peanut-containing foods as early as 4 to 6 months of age. What’s on the menu for kids that young? Some tips: GETTING STARTED More...

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The city has passed first reading of an ordinance that would allow a U-haul truck drop off (up to four trucks in the Farmer’s Market parking lot across from the Gaffney Visitors Center. Do you think this is an appropriate spot for such an enterprise?