October 18, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

A LITTLE HELP, PLEASE

Hayden Riddle gets a little help with putting on his firefighter turnout gear Saturday during a kids competition held by the Cherokee County Fire Safety Team. More...

GET ME OUTTA HERE!

County firefighters receive training on the use of battery-powered extrication equipment now on the market as new technology for emergency personnel to remove trapped accident victims. More...

POLICE REPORTS

City of Gaffney police were called after two subjects were allegedly caught skip-scanning at the Walmart in Gaffney. More...

Converse College hosting the 39th Annual Tri-State Sculpture Conference

Artists, art enthusiasts and art educators from across the Southeast will celebrate and learn about sculpture during the Tri-State Sculptors 39th Annual Conference at Converse College Thursday, Oct. 19 through Sunday Oct. 22. More...

Volunteer fire department out of action

A Cherokee County volunteer fire department finds itself under new management following a Sunday afternoon community meeting.  More...

County teacher and KNOW(2) volunteer awarded $60,000 grant from foundation to solve persistent health challenges

Leaders from Honolulu to Gaffney — working across a range of fields, including social policy, community development, public health, and government — have been selected from more than 700 applicants to participate in the Culture of Health More...

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MARY BRAMLETT ELEM TEACHER & SUPPORT STAFF OF YEAR

Pictured on left: Megan Gallman is our Teacher of the Year for the 2016-2017 school year. Paulette Sanders is our Support Employee of the Year for the 2016- 2017 school year.   More...

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Mary Bramlett held elections for executive officers on Friday, October 6. Dr. McGinnis, Mrs. Kendrick, and Ms. Theo serve as our advisors. More...

Ledger reader warns of scam

A Ledger reader is warning county residents about a scam letter and check he recently received. The letter has a “Publishers Clearinghouse” logo and informs him that he is a second place winner in a Super Cash giveaway. More...

Limestone student charged after gun found in apartment

City of Gaffney police seized a handgun after they were called Oct. 11 to an East Oneal Street apartment owned by Limestone College.  More...

First Steps board to honor four early education champions

Limestone College President Dr. Walt Griffin and Mae Frances Sarratt will be honored by the local First Steps board for their work in the field of education. More...

Newly elected congressman makes stops in Cherokee County

Ralph Norman has hit the ground running. Make that legislating. More...

WHAT’S UP

Spaghetti Supper Sacred Heart Catholic Church will hold a spaghetti supper Thursday, Oct. 19 from 5-8 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $4 for children under 13. More...

Domestic violence

Victims have nothing of which to be ashamed

As a pageant contestant, Torah Speach recalled being asked what she would say to her 8-year-old self if she could go back in time.  “I’ll say to that 8-year-old, ‘you are strong, you are beautiful and you are capable’,&rd More...

THANK YOU, MR. PRESIDENT

Cherokee County Council on Tuesday presented longtime Limestone College President Dr. Walt Griffin with a lengthy proclamation for his 25 years of outstanding service to the college and county. More...

ELECTRIC ENTRANCE

Mary Bramlett Elementary students make their pregame entrance onto the Gaffney High football field through a thin smoke cloud out of a giant Panthers head. Mary Bramlett Elementary students got the full Carolina Panthers experience Sept. More...

MILLWOOD CRYSTAL APPLE AWARD

Angela Millwood received the Crystal Apple Award on Oct. 6 which is sponsored by Mary Black Hospital in Gaffney. More...

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South Carolina Senator Harvey Peeler (R-Cherokee) joined the Mary Bramlett Elementary Bears Oct. 4 for international Walk to School Day. More...

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Should Gaffney City Council overrule the Accommodations Tax Advisory committee and grant the S.C. Peach Festival’s request for $15,000 to promote the event?