Master Gardener Plant Sale set for April 20-21

The Master Gardeners of York County annual Spring Plant Sale will be held be Saturday and Sunday, April 20-21, at the Glencairn Gardens Learning Center, 825 Edgemont Ave., Rock Hill, S.C. Hours are from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Saturday and from 1 – 4 p.m. on Sunday. On sale will be a wide variety of bulbs, perennials, shrubs, […]

Lady Indians vault into second after big win over Boiling Springs

The Gaffney softball team is locked into second place in the region no matter the outcome of this week’s games with Byrnes and Spartanburg, according to its coach Kelly Ellis. However, that doesn’t mean the Lady Indians want to go into the postseason on a down note. On Monday, the Lady Indians scored twice in the sixth to edge Landrum, […]

Blacksburg’s Connell spins no-hitter to nip Cardinals, 1-0

Blacksburg junior pitcher Kirby Connell burst onto the scene this season to help the Wildcats battle for the region championship. But on Monday, the University of Tennessee commit took his game to the next level. Connell threw his first complete-game no hitter in a 1-0 win over rival Landrum. Connell struck out a season high 16 and walked only two. […]

No Panic: Indians rally for big win

The start of Gaffney’s game against Spartanburg may have buried an early-season version of the Indians. Trailing 5-0, the Indians chipped away and exploded in the sixth for an 8-5 come-from-behind victory in brutally cold conditions Monday at Jerry Wallace Field. The win improves the Indians region record to 3- 7. With two more games to play, the Indians could […]


Walmart strongly believes in giving back and Meals on Wheels is grateful for their support of organizations that improve communities where their customers and associates live and work. Cherokee County Meals On Wheels is honored to be a Community Grant recipient. This $2,500 grant will go directly to feeding the elderly, disabled and homebound neighbors in Cherokee County. Meals On […]


Limestone students (left to right) Kavon Hannah (Florence), Lexi Fowler (Gaffney), and Dexter Jackson (Anderson) visited the S.C. State House in Columbia on Wednesday, April 11, as part of the South Carolina Independent Colleges & Universities (SCICU) Legislative Day. The Limestone students had an opportunity to speak with several members of the House of Representatives, including Rep. Steve Moss, Rep. […]

IRS payment site fails on tax day, extensions to be granted

Americans who waited until the last day to pay their taxes online got an unwelcome surprise: The IRS website to make payments and access other key services is down. The IRS still expects Americans to pay their taxes but U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin says extensions will be granted to those impacted when the site is up again. The IRS […]

Rotary Club of Gaffney joins local Adopt-A-Highway Program

A stretch of roadside on East Frederick Street is about to look a whole lot better, thanks to the efforts of the Rotary Club of Gaffney. From the Cherokee County Sheriff ’s Office up past Gaffney Middle School, the one-mile area has been adopted by the Rotary Club of Gaffney has part of Palmetto Pride’s Adopt-A-Highway program. Since 1988, Adopt-A-Highway […]

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Wildlife Action Upstate Chapter “Pioneer Day 2018” will be held in Spartanburg May 12

A fun-filled day planned for children ages 7 – 11

Spartanburg, SC — This year’s Wildlife Action Upstate Chapter’s “Pioneer Day 2018” will be held at Lost Acres, 127 Halibut Lane, Spartanburg, SC 29303 on Saturday, May 12 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Rain Date is Saturday, May 19. Registration is open to children ages 7 – 11. A fun-filled day is planned that includes a gun safety video, […]