June 4, 2007 RSS feed / Local News

CLARIFICATION

An anonymous donor paid for the new 2007 Buick Lucerne given Thursday to the Cherokee County Veterans Affairs Office. The car was purchased by the Veterans Affairs Office through Roger Shiflett Buick-Pontiac-GMC dealership. More...

Drugs, drugs and more drugs seized in raids

Narcotics agents seized crack cocaine, marijuana, Adderall, diazepam, and Xanax during several recent drug-related arrests. More...

BADGES FOR LIFE

Gaffney's Ramie Pennington donates blood Tuesday during the American Red Cross "Badges For Life" blood drive on behalf of the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office. More...

SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

David Crosby (left) presents Kappa Alpha Psi's 2007 Mack Stanley Memorial Scholarship to Davion Petty (center) and Zachary Bridges (right). Petty plans to attend Morehouse College while Bridges will be attending Coastal Carolina. More...

Limestone professor co-authors paper in medical journal

Students assist in research that could reduce heart risks

Limestone College Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Suzanne Lindley had a paper published in the January 2007 issue of the Journal of Cardiovascular Pathology. More...

GHS student selected for membership

ATLANTA - The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) has announced that Gaffney Senior High School student Matthew R. Knight of Gaffney has been selected for membership. More...

Named winner

The United States Achievement Academy has announced that Charles Littlejohn Lindsay of Gaffney has been named an All-American Scholar At-Large Award Winner. More...

County council could approve tax increase

If approved on first reading today, Cherokee County property owners will see their taxes increase. The proposed $18.6 million budget includes a 4.09-mill property tax hike. The increase would add $16 a year in taxes on a home valued at $100,000. More...

Man shot by officer files lawsuit

A man who was shot from behind while running from a police officer has filed a complaint in the Cherokee County Court of Common Pleas. More...

County trying to entice industry with tax break

Cherokee County Council will consider an inducement agreement today for the Upstate Corporate Park's first tenant. More...

City considers proposal to hike taxes by 4 mills

Gaffney City Council will consider first reading today of its 2007-'08 fiscal year budget that makes property owners dig a little deeper into their wallets. More...

Blakely designated CFSP by national organization

Ashby Lee Blakely, CFSP, of Gaffney has recently been awarded the designation of Certified Funeral Service Practitioner (CFSP) by the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice (APFSP). More...

Local student receives honor

ATLANTA - The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) has announced that Gaffney Senior High School student Shanequa D. Clarke of Gaffney has been selected for membership. More...

DONATION

The Limestone College Student Government Association presented a $5,000 check to the Campaign to Restore Winnie Davis Hall of History on Wednesday, May 2. Pictured above are (left to right) Limestone Executive Vice President Dr. More...

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