Gaffney defense to face huge test Harding’s Crouch

How do you stop Harding High’s Quavaris Crouch? Gaffney hopes it has the answer. Gaffney (1-1) travels to Harding University (3-0) Friday and its star tailback. When scout.com released its latest rankings last week for players in the class of 2019, it ranked Crouch as the nation’s No. 5 overall recruit and the top running back. And if you want […]

Groups volunteer to sweep waterways of trash

Beach Sweep / River Sweep, organized by S.C. Sea Grant Consortium in partnership with S.C. Department of Natural Resources, is the largest one-day litter cleanup of South Carolina’s beaches and waterways. Every third Saturday in September thousands of South Carolinians volunteer to clear trash from our beaches, rivers, lakes, marshes, and swamps. Beach Sweep/River Sweep is an annual event for […]


TodayHigh School GolfDorman at Lady Indians. 4 p.m.ThursdayHigh School VolleyballRiverside at Gaffney. JV 5:30 p.m. Varsity 7 p.m.Ninth Grade FootballClover at Gaffney. 5:30 p.m. To continue reading this article, log in or click here to subscribe.


Gaffney defensive backs coach Joshua Abrams is no longer on the staff. Gaffney co-defensive coordinator Bryce Smiley will coach the cornerbacks and safeties. Overcoming a late equalizing goal in regulation and forced to play a man down in both overtime periods, the Limestone College men’s soccer team held on to earn a 1-1 draw with Queens University of Charlotte on […]


CBO was written on a tarp near The Reservation scoreboard as a lasting tribute to longtime assistant football coach Cameron Brooks, who died unexpectedly in June. To continue reading this article, log in or click here to subscribe.

Three juniors anchor Gaffney girls golf team’s rebuilding season

The Gaffney High girls golf team is looking for revenge when it hosts region rival Dorman at Cherokee National today. This year’s team is a mix of veterans and newcomers. Juniors Maddy Key, Ciara Mace, and Morgan Barnes return to give the team a solid nucleus. The remainder of the roster is filled with youth, including eighth-grader Mary Grace Ellis […]

Utilities warned about nuke plant problems

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Utility companies apparently were warned well in advance about serious problems plaguing a doomed South Carolina nuclear reactor project. That’s according to an independent analysis of the nuclear plant project that advised Santee Cooper and South Carolina Electric & Gas Co. to hire someone to enforce contractor accountability at the V.C. Summer Nuclear Station, where two […]

Steely Dan co-founder, guitarist, Walter Becker dies at 67

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A rock and roll fan with a penchant for harmony and obtuse references, Walter Becker, the guitarist, bassist and co-founder of the 1970s rock group Steely Dan, which sold more than 40 million albums and produced such hit singles as “Reelin’ In the Years,”? Rikki Don’t Lose that Number” and “Deacon Blues” died Sunday. He was […]

Timken helping to BGEN new businesses in Cherokee County

A $38,000 Timken Foundation grant has allowed BGEN to move forward with renovation work so it can expand the business incubator in Gaffney. Bids are being taken from contractors interested in the expansion project, BGEN Director Brian Ziegelheafer said. Plans involve adding a multipurpose room with a kitchen and a training room area at the nonprofit’s headquarters at 301 N. […]

Limestone professor featured in juried show at MTSU

Limestone College Professor of Art Carolyn Ford is one of 30 artists selected for the current juried show entitled “Art Alums 2017: A Celebration” at Middle Tennessee State University An Arts Patron Reception for the exhibit, which is featuring 30 years of MTSU art majors (1982- 2012), is being held on the Murfreesboro, TN, campus on Thursday, Aug. 31, from […]