June 24, 2016 RSS feed / Local News

Neighbors save dogs, home

Quick action by neighbors and some nearby family members led to the rescue of three dogs and a major jump on fire suppression efforts when a fire broke out Wednesday afternoon on Craton Road in Blacksburg. More...

School district spent combined $16,000 at restaurants in March, April

Cherokee County schools spent more than $8,000 at restaurants in both March and April, according to spending reports about credit card transactions posted on the school district’s website. More...

Massey to preach revival at Ebenezer Baptist Church

The Ebenezer Baptist Church will hold their annual Revival Services June 27-30, beginning each night at 7 p.m. The Revivalist for the week will be Reverend Dr. Thomas Edward Massey, Jr. Dr. Massey is a native of Spartanburg, S.C. More...

Bogus bills in circulation here

City of Gaffney police received multiple reports of counterfeit money in recent days. More...

REPORTER HONORED

Ledger police and courts reporter Tim Gulla, at left, was presented at Monday night’s Gaffney City Council meeting by Gaffney Fire Chief Jamie Caggiano with a Media Appreciation Award from the More...

New home starts remain strong in May

The county’s strong home start numbers are continuing. More...

Shots fired, hit apartment

City of Gaffney police are investigating a Wednesday night incident during which gunfire rang out on North Limestone Street, damaging a parked vehicle and an apartment window. More...

Budget gets final OK

Without discussion from the public or among themselves, Gaffney City Council members unanimously passed final reading Monday of its 2016-2017 fiscal year budget that gives city workers a modest raise and holds the line on property taxes. More...

WHAT’S UP

All items for What’s Up and general news should be sent by email to abbie@gaffneyledger.com. Solid Waste Dept. closed July 4 More...

Dist. 6 runoff absentee voting

The Absentee Precinct will be open for voting for the June 28 Cherokee County Council District 6 Primary Runoff on Saturday, June 25. Only voters living in County Council District 6 will be allowed to vote. More...

Limestone College names Eddins as 2016 Philanthropist Of the Year

Sara Jernigan Eddins from the Class of 1960 was named Limestone College’s 2016 Philanthropist of the Year during a luncheon in her honor on Friday, June 17, in her hometown of Lancaster, SC. More...

FIRST TEE

Ashtan Samuel, of Gaffney, participant of The First Tee of Spartanburg & Cherokee Counties, received The First Tee Bob Thomas Scholarship for advanced golf instruction at the Wofford College Golf More...

Soil and Water Conservation District recognizes contest winners

The Cherokee Soil and Water Conservation District awarded prizes to 40 Cherokee County students this year in its annual Essay, Photo, and Poster Contest. More...

Poll

Would you vote for a tax increase to improve county recreational facilities?