3 ‘bootlegging’ suspects face additional charges

Three people charged with selling counterfeit DVDs now face additional charges. Following a two-month investigation, the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday seized more than 500 counterfeit DVDs from Burr’s Trading Post, better known as the Chesnee Flea Market, on Oconee Street in Chesnee. Some of the movies have not been released for DVD sale yet and are just now […]

O’Donald will serve 2nd term as top chief

Gaffney Police Chief John O’Donald has been sworn in as president of the South Carolina Police Chiefs Association (SCPCA). O’Donald is only the third police chief in South Carolina to serve twice as the head of the nonprofit organization for the state’s 165 police chiefs. He succeeds North Augusta Department of Public Safety Director Lee Wetherington. The SCPCA holds meetings […]

Solicitor drops charges against man with camera

Charges against a Blacksburg man accused of filming unsuspecting female shoppers at Wal-Mart have been dismissed. The Seventh Circuit Solicitor’s Office dismissed charges of firstoffense voyeurism and contributing to the delinquency of a minor against George Clifford Rochester Jr., 53, of 1736 Blacksburg Hwy., Lot 8, on Oct. 4. “I just want to clear my name,” Rochester said Friday. “They […]

No Title

Happy ending for cabin story

There’s finally a happy ending for Gaffney Bicentennial Commission’s Gayle White and her quest to relocate a replica of founder Michael Gaffney’s log cabin on a county-owned tract of land. City Council gave tentative approval last week to a lease agreement with the county to allow the commission to use the land for the log cabin. Before the lease is […]

Limestone will dedicate its new facility during trustees meeting

Limestone College will hold a dedication ceremony Oct. 28, at 2 p.m. to mark the opening of its new physical education center. The $1.7 million facility is the first new building on the Limestone campus since the Timken Gymnasium was built nearly 30 years ago. The dedication ceremony will be held as part of the college’s board of trustees fall […]

No Title

Artistic duo selected for Columbia museum display

Students in the art department at Limestone College do most of their work in a large basement type studio on campus. The room is home to many works of art, and many works in progress — so much so that it looks like someone set off a few “creativity bombs” and covered the room in various pieces of sculpture, raw […]

Limestone College announces addition of five full-time professors

Five fulltime instructors joined the Limestone College main campus faculty this semester. Dr. James Ackman (Associate Professor of Music), Dr. Justice Munyaradzi (Assistant Professor of Biology), Dr. Jane G. Watkins (Assistant Professor of Computer Science), Shelly Meyers (Instructor of Elementary Education), and Dr. Felicia Cavallini (Associate Professor of Physical Education) became the newest members of the Limestone family. Dr. Ackman […]

Drug, alcohol education focus of National Red Ribbon Week

. Blood drive,

The Blacksburg High Student Council will hold a blood drive today in honor of local resident Max Bolin, who was seriously injured when he was struck by a drunk driver. Bolin was walking when he was hit by the drunk driver 10 years ago. He continues to suffer from injuries and has undergone several surgeries. Blacksburg High students will donate […]