2020-04-13 E-Edition

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Members of Limestone Presbyterian Church didn’t let the coronavirus prevent them from continuing the tradition of decorating a cross with flowers for Easter. To continue reading this article, log in or click here to subscribe.

What’s good for the goose…

Some stores allowed to remain open, others have to close

After Gov. Henry McMaster’s latest executive order in response to the coronavirus pandemic, you’d expect Gaffney to look like a ghost town. But it’s business as usual as many owners and managers are staying open based on appeals to the state commerce department. The governor last week extended business shutdown orders to include more “nonessential” operations, including furniture, jewelry and […]

SC mayor: Governor creating headaches with waivers

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Expressing frustration that police officers — charged with enforcing Gov. Henry McMaster’s stay-at-home order during the coronavirus outbreak — are not being told which businesses have been granted permission to stay open, the mayor of South Carolina’s capital city said he was pursuing an open-records request to obtain the information. Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin told The […]

Wiped out of toilet paper? Here’s why

What does toilet paper have to do with a global pandemic? Nothing. Yet millions of people have been panicking about their household supply. Store shelves have been emptied. Amazon is often out of stock. And social media is bursting with jokes and pleas for a roll or two. The good news: Things are calming down, at least in the U.S., […]

29 high school students selected to attend Scholars Academy

When Limestone becomes a university this fall, nearly 30 high achieving local high school students will attend their first classes on a college campus. The Cherokee County School District has partnered with Limestone College on a Scholars Academy which will initially serve 9th- and 10th-grade students from Gaffney and Blacksburg High. The academic initiative will allow students to graduate with […]

Limestone to host inaugural Women’s Leadership Conference

Conference open to females ages 15 and older

Limestone College is scheduled to host its inaugural Women’s Leadership Conference on campus July 10-12. The conference, which will be held after the institution changes its name to Limestone University, is open to all females 15-years-old and up. The registration fee is $200 and includes three conference days, a two-night stay in one of Limestone’s residence halls, five meals, a […]

Veterinary telemedicine in the age of COVID-19

In light of COVID-19 and the associated restrictions on public activity, many people are looking for ways to safely go about their daily lives indoors and online. Luckily, telemedicine supports this goal and allows individuals to ensure their health and the health of their pets, digitally. Dr. Lori Teller, a clinical associate professor at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary […]

Paris Montgomery

Paris Montgomery age 26 of 221 Shady Grove Ln, Wellford SC transitioned from this life on Wednesday, April 8,2020 at Prisma Health Greenville Memorial Hospital. She was the daughter of Mickle A. Dawkins and Tonita M. Littlejohn. She is survived by her parents Mickle A. Dawkins (Robin) of Wellford SC, Tonita M. Littlejohn (Ray) of Gaffney SC, two sisters Mariah […]

Parniece Corry

Parniece Elizabeth Corry, 96, of 609 W. Rutledge Ave, passed away Thursday, April 9th, in her home. She was the daughter of the late James and Viola Thompson Corry. She was a graduate of Academy Street High School in Blacksburg. She attended Cosmetology School in Winston- Salem, NC. She retired after 28 years as a Nurses Aid from Rockland State […]