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UK hails new royal couple as country awaits wedding details - Free Access

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will have a May wedding at Windsor Castle's St. George's Chapel, Kensington Palace announced Tuesday. More...

“Christmas on Campus” returns for 33rd year

Annual lighting of the Limestone tree and luminaries, as well as a “TubaChristmas” concert

Limestone College is making plans to deck the halls with plenty of festive music and the local community, alumni, and friends are encouraged to come out and kick-off the Christmas season.  More...

STRIKE!

Cherokee County special olympics participated in a bowling event at Star Lanes on Nov. 15. Members of the Future Farmers of America helped the team with bowling. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Floyd Watson

Gaffney, S.C. — Charles Floyd Watson, 82, widower of Carolyn Honeycutt Watson, passed away on Friday, November 24, 2017.  More...

Royce Bratton Sr.

Gaffney, S.C. — Royce Park Bratton, Sr., 78, formerly of Wofford Road, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, November 25, 2017 at Carolina Gardens.  More...

James Upchurch

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Columns

RASMUSSEN REPORT

What if Roy Moore wins?

When Donald Trump appointed Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions to serve as Attorney General, it was widely assumed that his permanent replacement would be a Republican. More...

THEIR VIEW

Sustaining South Carolina jobs takes work

Unemployment in Times and Democrat region has been at low levels compared to past years. It is part of a statewide trend of low unemployment as the number of people working in South Carolina set a record in October. More...

IT’S JUST ME

It’s not really a ‘live’ tree once you separate it from its roots

Let me explain to you in great detail exactly what I know about decorating for Christmas. Nothing. That’s it. When it comes to interior decorating or holiday decor, I haven’t a clue. More...

Authorities sift through debris left at Bethel site

No word yet on cause of Thanksgiving eve fire

The cause of a Thanksgiving evening fire that destroyed the old sanctuary and education wing at the historic Bethel Baptist Church remained unknown Saturday evening following the second day of an ongoing investigation that is set to continue Monday.& More...

Mayor not happy with county’s counter offer

Gaffney Mayor Henry Jolly said he’s finished trying to strike a deal with the county over the exchange of several properties.  At its most recent meeting, Gaffney City Council agreed to ask the county to donate its former administration bu More...

Local News

A ride in this taxi could cost $15,000, sheriff says

A Cherokee County Sheriff ’s Office police cruiser that was going to be pulled from service due to age and high mileage is instead being put to new use as rolling message board amid a crackdown by area police agencies on the most preventable ca More...

Sheriff’s ‘Grinch Patrol’ reducing burglaries

Grinches are being put on notice that Grinch Patrols are now in effect at the Cherokee County Sheriff ’s Office.  More...

LOAVES AND FISHES

Limestone Presbyterian Church served the pre-game meal for the Gaffney Indians Friday. “We had food in abundance – it was like witnessing the loaves and the fishes! More...

Sports

Oh, so, so close

Gaffney’s Upper State final matchup at Dorman was a game for the ages. OK, maybe that’s extreme hyperbole, but the stadium’s P.A. More...

Lady Indians open season with new faces

You’ve heard the old saying that you can’t tell the players without a scorecard? That is certainly true with the Gaffney girls basketball team. More...

Ham confident Wildcats will reload not rebuild with help of transfers

Blacksburg High basketball coach Danny Ham will have many talented options for his up-tempo playing style Tuesday when hoops season officially gets underway. More...

Other News

Police: Man crashes car to highlight dangerous intersection

CLERMONT, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a man angered over people driving dangerously through a busy intersection appeared to intentionally cause a crash there to highlight the problem.  More...

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