April 29, 2016 RSS feed / Local News

POLICE REPORTS

n More than $400 in tools were reported stolen following the burglary of a storage building on Colonial Avenue. More...

TOURNEY WINNERS

TOURNEY WINNERS - Brent Kimbrell and Alex Bellew received $200 in cash and a plaque from event organizer Drew Howard for winning a corn hole tournament held at Gaffney Middle School by the Cherokee C More...

POLICE REPORT

Man faces assault charges after trying to ‘pry ’money from former boss

A 34-year-old Gaffney man was booked on a charge of attempted armed robbery after he allegedly brandished a crowbar at a Hyatt Street restaurant during an April 22 dispute over money. More...

BPW among lowest rates in the state

Shown here is the latest Residential Electric Rate Survey conducted by the Piedmont Municipal Power Agency (PMPA). This survey shows the Board of Public Works has some of the lowest residential electric rates in South Carolina. More...

National Day of Prayer May 6

A dozen ministers from different faiths will unite to lead local residents in a time of prayer May 6 outside Michael Gaffney Cabin in downtown Gaffney. People are invited to gather at 6 p.m. for this year’s National Day of Prayer service. More...

Middle school students to get $1.3 million worth of laptops

About 2,000 middle school students will receive new Dell laptop computers for the 2016- 2017 school year in the second phase of a multimillion dollar effort to make technology a daily part of student learning. More...

WHAT’S UP

All items for What’s Up and general news should be sent by email to abbie@gaffneyledger.com. Nonprofit Startup Workshop More...

NICE RIDE

A classic car show captured the attention of many visitors at the Iron City Festival in Blacksburg. More...

TEST DRIVE

TEST DRIVE — An Iron City Festival patron test drives a robot built by Blacksburg High robotics students. More...

Poll

Are teachers in Cherokee County treated with the respect they deserve?