The Cherokee County Clemson Club will hold its fall meeting Tuesday, Aug. 27, 6 p.m., at the Buford Street United Methodist Church Family Life Center, 205 S. Petty Street in Gaffney. Paul Strelow, a senior recruiting analyst for the website Tiger Illustrated, will be our guest speaker. Women’s basketball coach Amanda Butler will also be on hand. We are hopeful […]

Gaffney Indians football season tickets on sale

Gaffney High School Football 2019 season tickets are on sale through (today) Friday, Aug. 9, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. to those persons who were season ticket holders last year. Those ticket holders will have first priority in purchasing those same seats for the 2019 season during this week. Cash or personal check only. Beginning Monday, Aug. 12, through […]

Wildcats get first taste of hitting an opponent at today’s Landrum jamboree

Blacksburg football players finally get a chance to hit an opponent in today’s preseason scrimmage following their first week of practice. Blacksburg travels to play Broome today at 6 p.m. in the Landrum football jamboree. Head coach Drew Chisholm said the scrimmage will coaches a chance to see how players are able to execute on offense and defense in a […]

Gaffney jayvees matched against Cavs at kickoff classic

Ready for some good jayvee football? The Gaffney Indians jayvee football is among six schools that will participate in the first annual District 2 Kickoff Classic on Thursday, Aug. 22 at Broome High School. Rivals Gaffney and Dorman will open the classic at 5 p.m. York and Spartanburg will follow at 6 before the event wraps up with a battle […]

Gaffney defense shines in first preseason test

Prior to Thursday’s scrimmage at Greer, Gaffney head football coach Dan Jones hoped his team would be ready for what he knew was “going to be a physical test.” “(Greer) is a good football team,” Jones said. “It was a defensive struggle. We have a lot of speed on defense.” That speed showed against the Yellow Jackets, who were shutout […]

2019-08-09 E-Edition


Hundreds of people of all ages, like this little girl who got her face painted like a cat, came out Tuesday evening for the City of Gaffney’s and Cherokee County’s celebration of National Night Out.


While the motive for a 27- year-old York woman’s murder remains unknown, officials say it might have been prevented if the person who allegedly orchestrated the killing — a man already serving a 30-year prison sentence for murder — didn’t have access to a cell phone. Michelle Dodge, 27, allegedly was kidnapped in Gaffney, held in a Gaffney home for […]

Council expected to vote Monday on referendum request

Last month, a group of community leaders asked Cherokee County Council to approve a referendum seeking voters’ approval to fund a proposed $16.5 million community center with a 9-mill tax increase. The leaders may get their answer at Monday’s Cherokee County Council meeting. Council delayed action on the request last month because one of its members was absent. Cherokee County […]

New superintendent looking forward to the challenge

R3=Greatness. This is how new Cherokee County superintendent Dr. Dana Fall describes his personal education philosophy. Those three Rs stand for “Relationships,” “Recruitment and Retention,” and “Rejoice” and represent what Fall feels are the keys to achieving his goal for Cherokee County to become a flagship school district. Fall said his philosophy focuses on building good relationships to build more […]