2020-09-25 E-Edition


GHS football fans lined up Wednesday to pick up tickets that had been ordered online for Friday night’s game against Boiling Springs. All tickets available were sold, according to district AD Terrence Scriven. At right, Charlene Clary pays for her tickets.

Man gets 10 years after pleading guilty

A 36-year-old Gaffney man received a 10-year prison sentence Thursday in Cherokee County General Sessions Court after he pled guilty to assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature among other charges. Johnny Edward Davis II was originally charged in March of 2019 with attempted murder, armed robbery, unlawful possession of a weapon and possession of a weapon during […]

Pandemic has caused Meals on Wheels to make adjustments

The coronavirus pandemic has affected nearly every facet of life, most in a negative way. But for Cherokee County Meals on Wheels (MOW), there have been a few ‘silver linings’ in this dark time. Like most businesses, both nonprofit and for-profit, Meals on Wheels had to adjust the way they operated when Gov. Henry McMaster issued a stay-at-home order in […]


Fifty new homes are under construction in the new Thorn Creek subdivision located on a 35-acre tract on Lemmons Lane near the intersection of Overbrook Drive. Homes will be priced in the high $100,000s.

Ten at the Top to honor unsung heroes from all 10 counties

Ten at the Top (TATT) is excited to host the Celebrating Upstate Unsung Heroes Virtual Event at 11:30 a.m. on November 18, recognizing and honoring Unsung Heroes from across the 10-county Upstate region. Traditionally known as the annual Celebrating Successes Luncheon, this event typically recognizes businesses, organizations and individuals who help make the Upstate a leading place to live, learn, […]

Paving projects planned by DOT

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) is providing notification of the Transportation Commission-approved public comment period for proposed additions to SCDOT’s 2020-2021 pavement improvement program. The public has the opportunity to comment on an action to amend the 2017-2022 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) to include the pavement project additions. The proposed projects were approved by the Commission pending […]

Police Reports

Woman becomes combative after being arrested

A Smith Street woman was arrested for breach of peace Sept. 5 after she allegedly threw rocks at passing cars. Officers were called to the 600 block of South Granard Street at 1:07 p.m. in reference to a suspicious person. Upon arrival, officers observed the subject sitting on the ground hitting herself with a sandal, according to a report at […]

Clothes needed

Miracle Hill of Gaffney is in need of fall and winter clothes, shoes and jackets for new guests. All sizes are needed for men, women and children. Due to the pandemic, donations of clothing are down and fall and winter items are in great need.


Pastoring through a pandemic

Job 14:1 “Man that is born of a woman is of few days, and full of trouble.” I cannot think of a more appropriate verse for 2020… Thinking back over my Bible college transcripts, I am quite certain there is nothing in them that says “Pastoring Through A Pandemic, 101.” I do remember taking Pastoral Theology, Greek, Hebrew (and why […]