October 20, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

ROTARY GIVES

Limestone College President Dr. Walt Griffin (left) accepts a check for $4,000 from Rotary Club of Gaffney President Terry Dennis during the club’s meeting on Tuesday, October 1. More...

Got books?

Your child’s future might depend on it

A full book shelf inside a home offers an early predictor about young children’s success in school.  More...

POLICE REPORTS

Cherokee County Sheriff ’s Office deputies were called to Blacksburg on Oct. 9 following a report of breach of trust. More...

WHAT’S UP

All items for What’s Up and general news should be sent by email to abbie@gaffneyledger.com. ’92 and ’97 State Champs to be Recognized More...

FREE LUNCH AND A TOUR

The Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce hosted a Manufacturers Appreciation Lunch at Spartanburg Community College’s Center for Advanced Manufacturing and Industrial Technology (CAMIT) building More...

School makeup day set

The Cherokee County School District will hold a school makeup day Feb. 19, 2018.  Students and staff members will be in school to make up a Sept. 11, 2017 day missed due to inclement weather.   More...

New home starts up again

The local housing market rose a bit in September.  New housing starts rose from eight in September 2016 to nine last month, according to the Homebuilders Association of Cherokee County newsletter.  For the year, the county is up 24 percent More...

Wings Etc. reportedly interested in former Sagebrush site

A new restaurant is expected to open in the shuttered   Sagebrush Steakhouse and Saloon space on Floyd Baker Boulevard.  Shelby, N.C.-based Wings Etc. is interested in locating in the space. More...

Salvation Army Christmas assistance make-up day scheduled

Local parents who will be struggling to provide good Christmas memories for their children this year, will have one more chance to sign up for Christmas assistance at the Salvation Army.  More...

October marks the beginning of flu season

Flu shots are now available at a number of locations throughout the county.  Influenza is a contagious respiratory illness caused by viruses. More...

NRC increasing oversight of Duke Energy’s Catawba Nuclear Plant

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission announced Tuesday it was increasing oversight of Duke Energy’s Catawba Nuclear Plant in the wake of an investigation into an electrical component failure during a test earlier this year.  More...

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