2022-03-07 E-Edition

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Limestone, community show support for student from Kyiv

Limestone University rallied around one of their own Thursday with a community prayer walk for a Ukrainian student as her country is under attack from Russia. Russia launched an invasion on Feb. 24, sending military troops into Ukraine from three fronts and firing missiles on several locations near the capital city of Kyiv. Oceans apart from the war in her […]


Occupation: Vice President of Perry’s Tire Owner of Setting Standards Selfie Museum Hometown: Gaffney, SC Family: Lucas McDaniel, Husband, Savannah, Daughter, Coen, Son. Education: Associate Degree Favorite book: Muddy Buddy by David E. Perry Favorite movie: Dirty Dancing Favorite entertainer: Sandra Bullock Favorite food: Sushi Hobbies: Being a Race Mom & Cheer Mom Your Dream Car: Corvette Cat or Dog […]

Exhibit dedicated to memory of Bill Crotzer

The first 2022 art exhibit by the Cherokee Alliance of Visual Artists (CAVA) has a oneword title. It’s simply “Red.” However CAVA members have been referring to it as “The Red Show.” “Red” will be on view at the Gaffney Visitors Center and Art Gallery starting March 7. A reception for the exhibit will be held on Thursday, March 10 […]


Samantha Owensby (left) and Cindy Penavs are shown with the Sunnydale Meats Golden Peach award for Best Meat Market. To continue reading this article, log in or click here to subscribe.

Students raise $15,898; teacher & principal pay

Beads of sweat appeared on Grassy Pond Elementary assistant principal Brent Atkins’ forehead less than a minute after he popped the world’s hottest chip into his mouth. Atkins paced, stretched his arms and fanned the air to cool his throbbing mouth. Anything to take his mind off the cheering students and the decision to join physical education teacher Joshua Arthur […]

No rate hike for BPW

Without the slightest change to a proposed spending plan presented a month ago, the Gaffney Board of Public Works Commissioners gave their approval Tuesday to a 2022-’23 fiscal year budget that holds the line on rates and gives a bonus to all utility employees. Gaffney Board of Public Works General Manager Donnie Hardin presented the budget at a long range […]

WinShape coming back

WinShape is coming back to Gaffney in August. Registration opens Monday, March 7 at 9 a.m. when families can register their children for the popular summer camp. A deposit of $50 is required to secure a spot, and siblings get a 10% discount. WinShape was started by Chick-fil-A founder S. Truett Cathy in 1985 to “shape winners” by creating a […]

Sen. Peeler to be commencement speaker

Limestone University is scheduled to hold its spring graduation ceremony at Gaffney High School’s stadium on Saturday, May 7, at 10 a.m., with Senator Harvey S. Peeler, Jr. serving as the commencement speaker. Senator Peeler, Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, will also receive an honorary Doctor of Public Service degree from Limestone during the ceremony. The University’s Board of […]


Melissa Greene, director of Peach Center Ministries is shown accepting a contribution of $12,495 from Stuart M. Smith, Assistant Vice President of First Piedmont Federal, who made the presentation on behalf of First Piedmont. To continue reading this article, log in or click here to subscribe.