March 29, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Reciting pi to the 200th place

If you have problems remembering your own phone number, just listen to what a Blacksburg Middle School 8th-grader recently did with pi.  Pi is the math constant 3.14 used to calculate the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter. More...

T-bridge renovation clears hurdle

The long-awaited makeover of the city’s historic T-bridge cleared an important hurdle — literally — when railroad officials agreed to waive one of its guidelines for a protective fence. More...

King and Queen of the Diamond

The Diamond Child Development Center recently crowned Elijah Nelson and Noe Tesner as the 2017 Lil Diamond King and Queen. More...

State jobless rate unchanged; local rate down slightly

South Carolina’s economic fortunes showed no signs of slowdown in February as the Palmetto State set a new one-month record for job gains, according to estimates released Friday. More...

Tank Branch facelift could be completed by Thanksgiving

The much-anticipated, and — according to the residents who live there — much needed Tank Branch revitalization project could be complete by Thanksgiving.  Appalachian Council of Governments Grant Services Coordinator   Arlene Yo More...

POLICE REPORTS

An estimated $450 in damage was reported following a March 12 hit-and-run incident outside Walmart. More...

Knights of Columbus donate to DSN and Special Olympics

Members of the Knights of Columbus at Sacred Heart Church in Gaffney recently presented donations to the Cherokee County Disabilities & Special Needs Board and the Special Olympics of Cherokee County.  More...

POLICE REPORTS

Cherokee County Sheriff ’s Office deputies were called to a local motel after a guest allegedly caused damage and stole a cable box. More...

Mansion by Moonlight offers the opportunity to explore Rose Hill at night

Union – One of Rose Hill Plantation’s most popular programs will be held Saturday, April 8, from 7-9 p.m. Attendees will be able to participate in a rare opportunity to tour the William H. More...

WHAT’S UP

Gallons for Babies  From March 27-30, stop by Chick-fil-A of Gaffney and purchase gallons of tea and lemonade to support the Cherokee Pregnancy Center.  Community Shred Day   More...

SCC hosts training sessions and country concert for students

Country music singer Courtney Cole treated 250 high school students to a concert Friday in the grand finale for a college awareness event hosted by Spartanburg Community College (SCC).  More...

Women transported to hospital after vehicle overturns

Two women were taken to Mary Black Health System — Gaffney to be checked out following a recent accident on Old Georgia Highway involving an overturned vehicle. 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?