July 9, 2008 RSS feed / Local News

Do you know this man?

The Gaffney Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in helping to identify and locate a man wanted in connection with an armed robbery that occurred last Wednesday inside a West Floyd Baker Boulevard discount store. More...

Bethel Baptist honors grads at baccalaureate service

Bethel Baptist Church honored its 2008 kindergarten, Head Start, high school and college graduates on Sunday, June 1, during the 10:30 a.m. worship service. The high school seniors were in charge of the pulpit services. More...

UCMC volunteers award scholarships

Upstate Carolina Medical Center volunteers have awarded three $1,000 scholarships. Recipients are Brandi Crowe, Gena Henderson and Laci Starnes. More...

Deadline met: five homes completed

Hope Acres, the subdivision made up of Cherokee County Habitat for Humanity homes, will welcome five new families in coming weeks following the completion of a two-year construction project. More...

Up to 200 properties in Cherokee County might not qualify for farm use exemption

Would the extinguishing of the farm use exemption from properties that no longer qualify for the substantial tax break result in a dramatic rise in property tax revenue for the county? That question has apparently been answered. More...

Police investigate report of exploding commode

The Gaffney Police Department is investigating a July 5 incident during which a motel room commode was apparently blown up with fireworks. More...

Super canines dazzle and amaze July 19-27 at Tweetsie Railroad

BLOWING ROCK, N.C. - Celebrate the 'dog days of summer' with Tweetsie Railroad and K-9s in Flight Frisbee Dogs. More...

Blacksburg ends year with surplus

Decisions by Blacksburg town officials during the 2007- 08 fiscal year have helped the municipality reach a surplus in its general fund. More...

Union to get ethanol plant

CARLISLE, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina's first ethanol plant will be located in Union County. More...

Sen. Peeler defends magistrate 'holdover' status provision

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - An investigation by a South Carolina newspaper shows that a third of the state's magistrates are employed in a status that gives state senators the ability to fire them. More...

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