May 24, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

CLASS OF 2025

Corinth Elementary students hold up posters at Tuesday’s awards ceremony indicating what year they will graduate from high school.   More...

Local unemployment below state, national rates

South Carolina continued to exercise its economic muscle in April as the state set yet another new record level of employment while unemployment rates fell statewide.  More...

Iron City Ministries golf tourney

Iron City Ministries will be holding its 6th Annual Golf Tournament on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at the Gaffney Country Club.  Tournament sponsorships and hole sponsorships are available and door prizes are currently being collected. More...

Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home changes hands

A name known in Gaffney for more than 90 years will soon be replaced by a name known in the region for almost as long. More...

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Gaffney High Academic Signing Day

Gaffney High's Spanish IV Family were among 113 seniors to participate May 16 in Academic Signing Day. Pictured are (front row) Reaganne Patterson, Makara Deaton, Abby Elliott, and Taylor Deaton. More...

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Cherokee County Homebuilders Association made a donation in support of the Cherokee Technology Center building construction program. More...

Two sign up to fill unexpired BPW seat

Two newcomers are running for a seat on the Gaffney Board of Public Works Commission in a special election scheduled for July 25.  Meredith Bridges McKey and Rosa Webber will seek to fill the unexpired term of commissioner Elijah Inabinette, who More...

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LEEANNE CHARLOTTE THAYER celebrated her 1st birthday February 26. She is the daughter of Frank and Joy Thayer of Blacksburg. More...

Woman’s vehicle struck by bullet Friday as she drives down Gaffney Avenue

City of Gaffney Police are investigating a May 19 incident in which a Gaffney woman’s vehicle was struck by gunfire as she was driving on Gaffney Avenue.  More...

POLICE REPORTS

City of Gaffney police were called after a man was bitten by a dog on Marion Avenue. According to a May 22 incident report, a 39-yearold General Drive man was in the 300 block at approximately 3 a.m. May 17 when a woman’s dog got loose. More...

SNAKE (ALMOST) IN THE GRASS

Ledger staffer Tim Gulla snapped a picture of this snake just outside city hall. We’ll forgo the opportunity to make some jokes about this situation.   More...

BHS Academic Signing Day

Blacksburg High held an academic signing day May 16 to recognize seniors for their hard work in earning academic scholarships and continue their studies in college. More...

Granard Warrior Pride Scholarships

A total of $8,500 was awarded to 17 GHS graduating seniors. A one-time book stipend of $500 will be sent to the colleges where each of the recipients will be attending. More...

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DaviD Fink MeMorial ScholarShip Winner — Megan McDoWell More...

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