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Mary Black Gaffney offering free Health Insurance Marketplace application assistance

If you need help comparing plans or filling-out an application on the Health Insurance Marketplace, Mary Black Health System - Gaffney is once again offering free assistance during Open Enrollment, November 1 – December 15, 2017. More...

GREENWAY CHRISTMAS EVENT

Santa will be at the Broad River Greenway’s Phifer Cabin on December 3 from 2-4 p.m.  More...

Ready, willing and table?

The Salvation Army is famous for helping others put food on the table, but ironically, the local branch is currently short of tables themselves.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Delores Yager

Delores June Yager of Palweys Island, S.C. age 79 went to be with her heavenly Father on Friday, November 3, 2017 after a brief illness.  Born in Morley, Michigan, she was a daughter of late Clarence and Alice Root. More...

Jimmie Pugh

Spartanburg, S.C. — Jimmie Lynn (Tena) Smith Pugh, 76, of 1065 F. Hunt Club Lane, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, November 9, 2017 at Spartanburg Restorative Care.  More...

Sametra Dawkins

Sametra Achelle Dawkins, affectionately called “Metra,” age 30, passed away on November 9, 2017, on Overbrook Drive, Gaffney, South Carolina.  More...

State News

Judge allows open-records suit vs South Carolina GOP caucus - Free Access

A judge has kept alive a lawsuit challenging South Carolina Republicans' argument that they don't have to give reporters records involving a political consultant who is charged in a Statehouse corruption investigation. More...

National News

Rise in teen suicide, social media coincide; is there link? - Free Access

An increase in suicide rates among U.S. teens occurred at the same time social media use surged and a new analysis suggests there may be a link. More...

Gaffney police seeking murder suspect - Free Access

Arrest warrant issued in Nov. 9 shooting death

Police were called to the 200 block of Overbrook Drive at approximately 9 p.m. Nov. 9 regarding a report of shots fired and found Dawkins. More...

Ap Poll has 'Bama at 1, Miami #2 - Free Access

Miami is back at No. More...

Initial Hall of Success class inducted during Friday ceremony

Inductees of the inaugural Cherokee County Hall of Success class have more in common than just their accomplishments and successful careers. They are proud to be from Cherokee County and share that feeling with all they meet. More...

Local News

Veterans celebrated Saturday with parade, ceremony

Cherokee County students and community members took a few moments Saturday to celebrate veterans.  More...

Sen. Tim Scott goes to school to learn about LENA

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott met with a parent class at Alma Elementary Friday to learn how young children are developing their language skills through the power of parent talk. More...

Sheriff’s office seeks suspect in carjacking investigation

The Cherokee County Sheriff ’s Office is searching for a man allegedly involved in a carjacking Friday, Nov. More...

Sports

Patton Earns Freshman of the Year Honors; Seven Saints Named All-SAC - Free Access

Coming off the program’s first season in the league, Limestone College running back Jerko’ya Patton has been named the South Atlantic Conference Offensive Freshman of the Year More...

Wildcats’ magical ride ends against dominant Cheraw defense

Blacksburg could not overcome special teams mistakes and relentless pressure from Cheraw’s defensive front Friday in a 40-6 loss that ended the Wildcats playoff run. More...

Fumbles sink Northwestern again in Gaffney playoff win

For the second straight year the Gaffney Indians have knocked the Northwestern Trojans out of the playoffs. Gaffney entered Friday night's second-round playoff game on a mission of payback after falling to Northwestern in the regular season. More...

Columns

GUEST COLUMNIST

Communism: 100 years of devastation

President Franklin D. Roosevelt called Dec. 7, 1941 “a day that will live in infamy,” and with good reason. The date that Tojo’s Japan launched a surprise attack on the U.S. More...

GUEST COLUMNIST

Survey says ... offshore seismic is safe

Late last month, Delaware Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons released a statement opposing seismic surveying in the Atlantic Ocean. More...

IT’S JUST ME

How much more noble a banner can one carry?

I don’t know who decides on what dates we celebrate holidays.  I understand some of that is determined through government means and some of it might have been determined in other ways, but whatever the method used, I couldn’t help bu 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?