August 24, 2009 RSS feed / Local News

Gaffney council moves a step closer to smoking ban in city-owned vehicles

Gaffney City Council now, apparently, has the votes to snuff out smoking in city-owned vehicles. In a meeting Friday morning, Police Committee members unanimously approved a recommendation to ban smoking in city vehicles. More...

POLICE REPORTS

The Gaffney Police Department is on the lookout for a shoplifter with clean teeth. According to a police report, a man and woman entered the Walmart on West Floyd Baker Boulevard on Aug. More...

Athletes learn lessons in the game of life

Like an unfinished sculpture, life is constantly a work in progress for children, with many sculptors playing their part in helping to mold youths for what to expect later in life. More...

Local man's time and effort rewarded by MDA

A college student's freshman year is one of the most important, being the foundation for the rest of a person's life in addition to being the first time the student is able to have fun without the supervision of parents. More...

Longtime county councilman to be released from hospital

Longtime Cherokee County Councilman James Batchler is expected to be released after a lengthy stay in the hospital on Tuesday. Batchler was admitted to Spartanburg Regional Medical Center on Wednesday, Aug. More...

Local student receives rare opportunity

Jonathan Crossley, a 2006 Gaffney High graduate, spent his spring semester working as an intern with South Carolina Attorney General Henry McMaster. Jonathan will start another internship this fall in Washington. More...

GOP meets tonight

The Cherokee County Republican Party will meet at Kelly's Steakhouse in Blacksburg this Monday at 6:30 p.m. House District 30 Representative Steve Moss will be speaking. More...

Museum seeking information on veterans

County residents J.O. Lawson and J.L. Thompson are among 213 U.S. Navy sailors and soldiers lost at sea when a German submarine sunk the Ticonderoga on Sept. 30, 1918, during World War I. More...

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Poll

Do you agree with Blacksburg and Gaffney councils’ decision to ban smoking in public places and restaurants? (See the entire ordinance on Page 3 in the Wednesday, August 8 edition of The Gaffney Ledger)