March 30, 2015 RSS feed / Local News

Fuller believes city should take garbage service offer

City Council Sanitation Committee: Hold on, we beg to differ

For Gaffney City Councilman Glenn Fuller, turning the city’s residential garbage collection service over to the county is a nobrainer. Unfortunately, the Gaffney City Council Sanitation Committee doesn’t feel the same way. More...

City councilman says mayor’s letter was done without council’s consent

A city councilman suggests the mayor might have overstepped his bounds by authoring a letter requesting the county donate its former administration building to the city. More...

Local students see ‘accidents disappear’

More than 400 students at Alma and Corinth elementary schools got an interesting lesson in electrical safety on Friday, March 20. More...

March 31 is deadline for farmers to apply for ‘Safety Net’ program

COLUMBIA – For more than 40 years, National Ag Day has been observed as a time to pause and honor American farmers. More...

QUIZ BOWL CONTESTANTS —

Blacksburg Middle eighth grade team members joined Cherokee County middle and high school teams in the 2015 Academic Challenge sponsored by the Olde English Consortium. More...

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POLICE REPORT

Vandals hit car, house with eggs, residents report

City of Gaffney police officers responded to several vandalism incidents involving eggs between March 18 and March 19. More...

Says he thought 18-year-old was ‘flirting with him’

Man gets 3 years for assault

A 38-year-old Gaffney man was sentenced last week to three years in prison after he pleaded guilty to assaulting an 18-year-old woman in April 2013. More...

Palmetto Friends of the NRA set banquet for April

Palmetto Friends of the National Rifle Association will be holding a fundraising event and banquet April 3 at the Broad River Electric Auditorium. More...

POLICE REPORTS

l An estimated $500 in malicious damage was reported March 21 after someone struck a Wilkinsville Highway business with a BB gun. More...

CORNTOSS WINNERS –

Kenny Wood and David Holland were winners of the Corntoss Tourney held this past Saturday at Pacolet Road Baptist Church. More...

Spartanburg Regional honored for excellence in cardiac care

SPARTANBURG – Healthgrades recognized Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System (SRHS) for excellence in cardiac care. More...

ACADEMIC CHALLENGE —

Blacksburg Middle seventh grade team was the team winner in a 3-month state Academic Challenge held by the Olde English Consortium. Blacksburg Middle School was the only winner for Cherokee County. More...

School district’s ‘Arts Expo’ is Tuesday night

Students will showcase their artistic and music talents March 31 during the annual Arts Expo presented by the Cherokee County School District. The Arts Expo kicks off at Gaffney High at 5:30 p.m. More...

Poll

Should the city turn its garbage collection service over to the county?