Saints look to continue hot start vs. Anderson

Kenny Hairston and the Limestone men’s basketball team are both off to a fast start. Hairston was named Conference Carolinas Men’s Basketball Player of the Week after helping the Saints to wins over Mars Hill University and Wingate University. He had 51 points, 10 rebounds, three assists, two steals and one block in the games. Hairston scored 27 points in […]

Marching Saints to perform at Disney’s Magic Kingdom

Heads-up Mickey. The Marching Saints are coming your way! The Limestone College Athletic Bands have announced that the Marching Saints will be performing at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom on Friday, Jan. 4, 2019. Limestone’s marching band will take part in the 2:30 p.m. “Disney Festival of Fantasy” Pre-Parade. The Marching Saints will have the honor and distinction of leading […]

Library accepting donations of cold-weather items

Help the Cherokee County Public Library help children in the community by donating mittens, gloves, toboggans and scarves to help keep little hands and heads warm this winter. For each new item donated, $1 will be added to the donor’s library account to print. Each donor can write their name a mitten to be added on the wall display for […]

New exercise guidelines: Move more, sit less, start younger

CHICAGO (AP) — Move more, sit less and get kids active as young as age 3, say new federal guidelines that stress that any amount and any type of exercise helps health. The advice is the first update since the government’s physical activity guidelines came out a decade ago. Since then, the list of benefits of exercise has grown, and […]



Granard Middle volleyball team finished second in the Peachtree Athletic Conference regular season

Overcoming a perfect storm

Gaffney coach Dan Jones called the Indians’ lackluster performance against Woodmont this past Friday the result of a perfect storm. The Indians scored 20 straight points to rally from a 1-point halftime deficit to down the surprisingly tough Woodmont Wildcats, 26-13, to advance to Friday’s second round matchup at Rock Hill. “We had a perfect storm,” Jones said. “The weather […]

Kevin Holcomb

Gaffney — Kevin Wayne Holcomb, 37, of 132 Megan Drive, passed away Tuesday, November 13, 2018. Born in Cherokee County, Mr. Holcomb was the husband of Casey Smith Holcomb and the son of Lauretta Martin Holcomb and the late Floyd Holcomb. The family will receive friends on Friday, November 16, 2018 from 1:00-2:00 pm at Faith Baptist Church. Memorial services […]

Dogs and DNA: Search for California fire victims intensifies

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities moved to set up a rapid DNA-analysis system and bring in cadaver dogs, mobile morgues and more search teams in an intensified effort to find and identify victims of the deadliest wildfire in California history, an inferno that killed at least 42 people. Five days after flames all but obliterated the Northern California town of […]


Stephen King, a new member of CAVA, has six large digitally enhanced photographs in CAVA’s holiday exhibit, “Deck the Walls.” King is a Gaffney resident and a professional photographer. His subject matter is broad including images of our state capital and of the one in Washington as well as images of man’s best friend and fall foliage. The Deck the […]