June 23, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

South Carolina making progress in improving children's lives

While many South Carolina children are still growing up in poverty, a national report shows an improving economy is benefitting families. More...

TAKE THAT

TAKE THAT — Cherokee County students received a kickboxing and yoga lesson Thursday from a YMCA instructor at the end of a summer reading camp at Grassy Pond Elementary. More...

The Village School names new director

The Village School of Gaffney has hired longtime Cherokee County educator Kim Bagwell to become its new executive director. More...

AA Meetings

117 E. Carlisle St.  TUES. & THURS 7 p.m.; Fridays - 8 p.m.; Women’s meeting - Mondays 7 p.m.  NA - Sundays 7 p.m. - Wednesdays 8 p.m.   More...

New home starts in county up 25 percent for first five months of 2017

From January through May, new housing starts in the county rose 25 percent from the same period a year ago.   There have been 54 new home permits issued in the county from the start of the year through May. More...

Security officer’s sidearm stolen

A handgun assigned to a security officer who works for the Charlotte Area Transit System was among the items reported stolen following an armed robbery that allegedly occurred in the parking lot of the Gaffney Premium Outlets on June 17.  More...

Appeared to be recording two dogs fighting

Three ticketed for ill treatment of animals

Three young Gaffney men were ticketed for ill treatment of an animal after Gaffney police responding to reports of shots fired near Camellia Circle came across a group of people standing around two dogs fighting.  More...

POLICE REPORTS

l City of Gaffney police were called to McCluney Drive on June 17 after someone smashed out the window to a home.  According to an incident report, a currently unidentified subject wearing all black clothing and a hooded sweatshirt took a chair More...

WHAT’S UP

All items for What’s Up and general news should be sent by email to abbie@gaffneyledger.com. GHS Cheer Camp l Gaffney High School Youth Cheer Camp will be held Monday, June 26- Wednesday, June 28 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. daily. More...

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