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Final AP poll - Free Access

ATLANTA (AP) — Alabama is the national champ again and the Crimson Tide won the championship with a bunch of freshmen coming off the bunch.  More...

Gaffney keeps poise down the stretch to edge Trojans

Down by five with three minutes to play and their best player Bradley Childers still sidelined with an injury, things looked bleak for the Gaffney Indians.  But the Indians remained poised, hit critical free throws down the stretch and held off More...

S-E-C S-E-C! Georgia vs. Alabama for national championship

S-E-C! S-E-C!  Alabama and Georgia won their College Football Playoff semifinals last Monday and will meet in the national championship tonight in Atlanta, the home of the Southeastern Conference title game.  More...

Columns

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Time to focus on school choice in Gaffney and across America

Later this month, schools, homeschool groups, organizations, and individuals in South Carolina and across America will work together to raise awareness about the importance of opportunity in K-12 education.  National School Choice Week begins Ja More...

LIBERTY BELLE

Renters win in tax law; Dems lie about it

Renters came out winners under the new tax law. For over a century, the federal tax code catered to homeowners and treated renters like second-class citizens. More...

IT’S JUST ME

Just dropping off some mail ... noooooo!

Seems like the older I get, the more errands I have to run. Sometimes they’re not such a problem, but sometimes they’re just plain old annoying. More...

Other News

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. More...

SPORTS BETTING COMING TO SC? - Free Access

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A new report predicts 18 states will introduce bills to regulate sports betting this year, with 11 having a good chance of passing legislation.  More...

School trustees prepare to discuss superintendent’s annual evaluation

The Cherokee County School Board will discuss its annual evaluation of superintendent Dr. Quincie Moore when it meets tonight (Monday) at 6 p.m. More...

Local News

AS COLD AS ICE

Frigid temperatures left sheets of ice on a pond near the Peachoid water tank last week. More...

Gaffney City Council will discuss hiring of new police chief

Monday’s Gaffney City Council agenda is brief but that doesn’t necessarily mean the meeting will be a short one.  Other than the standard payment of the monthly bills and administrator report, the only items on the agenda concern the More...

Chamber seeking nominations for various awards

The Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce is asking its members and residents to submit nominations for the following awards:  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Diane Hall

Mrs. Diane Sutson Hall, 68, of 330 Wilbur St. Blacksburg entered eternal rest on January 4, 2018, in the Spartanburg Regional Healthcare Hospice. She was the widow of Steven Hall and daughter of the late Jack Thompson and the late Betty Sutson. More...

Linda Ramsey

Gaffney, S.C. — Linda Sue Roberts Ramsey, 66, of 136 Mattie Street, passed away on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at her residence.  Born in St. More...

Coyt Hines

Gaffney, S.C. More...

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