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2023-01-13 E-Edition

Gaffney High football coach Dan Jones was presented with a trophy at Monday’s school board meeting

Gaffney High football coach Dan Jones was presented with a trophy at Monday’s school board meeting. Jones was recognized for becoming the school’s all-time winningest coach during the 2022 season with 120 career wins. Jones is pictured with superintendent Dr. Dana Fall.

Special election set for BPW District 4 seat

A former City of Gaffney mayor has announced he will seek the late DeWitt McCraw’s District 4 unexpired term on the Gaffney Board of Public Works Commission. Henry Jolly, who was recently honored as Gaffney Mayor Emeritus, professed his love for Gaffney and said he “still has a lot to offer” city residents. Hamrick Mills controller David Dorman, current BPW […]

Trustees discuss proposed calendars of 2023-24 school year

A new Cherokee County school calendar is in the works. Parents and teachers will have a chance to weigh in on three calendar options drafted for the 2023-2024 school year. The potential calendars were presented to the school board Monday. No action was taken at the meeting. School trustees requested the calendar drafts be posted on the Cherokee County School […]

242nd anniversary celebration of the Battle of Cowpens this weekend

Visitors are invited to celebrate the 242nd anniversary of the pivotal American Revolutionary War Battle of Cowpens Jan. 14-15 at Cowpens National Battlefield. Events will begin this Saturday with guided battlefield walks departing each hour from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Weapons firing and calvary demonstrations, presentations, musket drilling and 18th century music concerts will be held from 10:45 a.m. until 5:30 […]

Limestone coach shares about his faith in God

God has a sense of humor. His humor became apparent to Mike Furrey when he left a job as Limestone’s head football coach in 2018 for what he thought was his dream job as an NFL assistant coach. Furrey, an eight-year NFL veteran, spent four seasons as the wide receivers coach on Matt Nagy’s staff with the Chicago Bears. Furrey […]

County employees trained on how to deal with First Amendment Audits

Nearly 100 of Cherokee County’s employees now have training should a ‘citizen journalist’ try to test their constitutional rights at a public building. First Amendment Audits have become a social movement where independent or ‘citizen’ journalists record in public spaces. The majority of the audits attempt to get a rise out of government employees, which in turn gives them more […]

Lionel Dawkins

Lionel was born August 23, 1944, in Cherokee County, South Carolina to Jack Dawkins and Quincy Wilkins Dawkins. Lionel loved to sing. He became active in church as a Sunday School Student and was disciple by his Godmother, Ms. Ida Allen Norris. He graduated from Granard High School in 1962 and immediately enlisted into the United States Navy. Lionel graduated […]

Tamara “Tammy” Boone Caldwell

The family of Tamara “Tammy” Boone Caldwell will host a celebration of life ceremony for the former elementary school educator, who devoted her life to helping children. The ceremony will be held from 4-6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, at the Sterling Estates clubhouse, 535 Sterling Drive, Spartanburg, S.C. 29316. Boone Caldwell, 60, spent most of her teaching career in Cherokee […]