May 22, 2015 RSS feed / Local News

Cars set on fire

City of Gaffney police were called in to investigate after Gaffney firefighters responded to a North Granard Street home last Friday and found two parked vehicles on fire. More...

Man beaten, shot on downtown street

City of Gaffney police are investigating an early Thursday morning shooting incident on Holland Street that sent a 29-yearold Shelby, N.C., man to the hospital with a gunshot wound to his leg. More...

Tax break given for solar farm

A North Carolina-based energy company was granted a tax break on Wednesday to build a solar farm project in the northwest part of the county. More...

Rick Alviti brings high energy Elvis show back to Newberry Opera House for performance May 23

NEWBERRY – Strap on your Blue Suede Shoes, Elvis is back in Newberry. Rick Alviti as The King himself will be live and on stage at the Newberry Opera House on Saturday, May 23, at 8 p.m. More...

Kiosk at VA office helps vets access sites

A new amenity has appeared at the Cherokee County Veterans Affairs Office — a kiosk to help veterans access VA sites. The kiosk has been operational for a month. More...

SIGNING

SIGNING DAY — Nearly 100 Gaffney High seniors committed to academic excellence in their college ca- reers Wednesday during the school’s second annual “Academic Signing Day.” More...

FUN TIMES

FUN TIMES — Brookview Healthcare staff and residents recently celebrated National Nursing Home Week with games, dancing and fun times in the sun. More...

Community forum was a ‘good starting point’

It didn’t answer every question and it didn’t resolve every concern, but local police and community leaders said a Tuesday night community forum held at Granard Middle School was a good starting point in strengthening, and in some cases r More...

POLICE REPORTS

l A thief or thieves cut a convertible top to steal several items from a vehicle parked on Ninety Nine Ferry Road. According to the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office, the vehicle burglary occurred in the 400 block between noon and 1:30 p.m. More...

Note changes to city trash pickup schedule

The City of Gaffney Sanitation Department will observe the Monday, May 25 Memorial Day holiday. Trash that would normally be picked up on Monday will be picked up on Wednesday, May 27, instead. Please have your carts out by the curbside by 7 a.m. More...

18 county residents earn EDS certificates

The Salvation Army of Cherokee County recently hosted the first installment in a series of Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) preparedness courses, in their building at 601 Colonial Ave. in Gaffney. More...

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