September 30, 2016 RSS feed / Local News

Minor injuries in I-85 wreck but huge headaches

Fuel spill causes northbound lanes to be closed temporarily

A Tuesday evening accident involving two commercial vehicles on Interstate 85 at the height of rush hour resulted in a multi-mile traffic backup but thankfully no life-threatening injuries. More...

WHO ARE THESE LITTLE RASCALS?

WHO ARE THESE LITTLE RASCALS? — This picture was taken at a birthday party in 1945 in the Big Mill community in Gaffney. More...

WHAT’S UP

All items for What’s Up and general news should be sent by email to abbie@gaffneyledger.com. Community Fun Day l Macedonia Volunteer Fire Department is hosting a community fun day on Saturday, Oct. 1, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

SEE YOU AT THE POLE

(TOP) Gaffney Middle students and teachers assembled around the flag pole on Wednesday to participate in "See You at the Pole.” (AT RIGHT) The Village School of Gaffney students planned and lea More...

Gaffney student commended in national merit program

Gaffney High School student Andrew Miller has been named a commended student in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program. Miller was among 34,000 high performers named Commended Students for their exceptional academic promise. More...

PRAYING HANDS

Peachtree Centre held its own version of “See You At the Pole” recently. More...

Complex lighting project nearing completion

The lighting improvements will soon shine brightly at the Cherokee Ford softball complex. New poles for the lights have been erected and the project should be complete in time for a tournament Oct. More...

POLICE REPORTS

Thief who stole items must have been a cat burglar

Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to a Lurecliff Road, Blacksburg, home, following a burglary report Sept. 24. According to an incident report, a known subject allegedly entered a home in the 100 block between Sept. More...

POLICE REPORTS

l A Gaffney man was taken for medical treatment late Sept. 27 after he allegedly was robbed while walking on Beltline Road. More...

Scouts honor local officers

Girl Scouts from Troop 1152 in Blacksburg hosted an event to honor local law enforcement officers. More...

SLED charges two men with killing 14 shelter cats

Agents of the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division arrested two men in connection with the killing of 14 cats taken from the Marion County Animal Shelter earlier this week. More...

Gaffney High celebrates homecoming

Gaffney High’s 2016 homecoming assembly and pep rally were held Sept. 23. More...

Poll

How will you vote on the upcoming referendum to increase county taxes by $26 on a $100,000 house to pay for recreation upgrades?