February 27, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Tech students ‘Light it Up’

A lifelong car fan, Preston Raines knows exactly where he wants to go to school when he graduates.  More...

WHAT’S UP

All items for What’s Up and general news should be sent by email to abbie@gaffneyledger.com.  Free Pancake Supper  A free pancake supper will be held on Shrove Tuesday, Feb. More...

Note from new Chamber Board Chair

I am honored to have the trust of my fellow Chamber Board members to serve as their President for 2017. It is a humbling task to sit at the head of a table surrounded by business and civic leaders of their quality and integrity. More...

Chamber of Commerce Membership Investment Structure

It’s all about choice...and improved membership benefits .  After careful consideration by the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and staff the Chamber is changing the way members invest. More...

New Chamber members

We are excited to announce The Dollar Tree Distribution Center as a new Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce “Anchor” investing in this community. More...

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Upstate home starts up 17 percent

The last year was a healthy one for home building in Cherokee County, and for Upstate South Carolina as well.  A report by “The Market Edge” gathered from 27 Upstate building code offices showed a 17 percent increase from 5,287 in 20 More...

POLICE REPORTS

Shoplifters stole an estimated $5,000 worth of clothing from a Gaffney Premium Outlets store Feb. 23. According to the Gaffney Police Department, two male subjects entered the Tommy Hilfiger outlet store at 12:04 p.m. More...

Awards Dinner March 23; White keynote speaker

Trudy Cathy White – speaker, author, and philanthropist – will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Chamber’s Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet scheduled for March 23rd at Broad River Electric Co-Op Auditorium. More...

PRIME (JETLINE) RIBBON CUTTING

On Thursday, February 16, 2017, Prime also known as Jetline, along with the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce, celebrated their new ownership with a Chamber Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. More...

Jim The Wonder Dog Companion Teaching Activities to the Newspaper Serialized Story

Newspapers across the country wrote stories about Jim the Wonder Dog in the 1930s. More...

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The city has passed first reading of an ordinance that would allow a U-haul truck drop off (up to four trucks in the Farmer’s Market parking lot across from the Gaffney Visitors Center. Do you think this is an appropriate spot for such an enterprise?