June 20, 2011 RSS feed / Local News

POLICE REPORTS

ffi Gaffney police are investigating a brazen theft in which two shoplifters used a tool from Walmart’s hardware section to break into a display case in the electronics section.  More...

Blacksburg man opening Japanese restaurant here

Lee Whiteside has a strategy to lure Gaffney restaurant-goers: Offer healthy, quick and affordable meals with a Far East flair.  Whiteside has signed a lease-purchase agreement with Satillia Investments of Macon, Ga., on the former Long John Sil More...

Public hearing today at 5 p.m. on city budget

At a special called meeting today, city residents will get their say on Gaffney City Council’s proposed $10.7 million budget.  More...

Peach Festival announces schedule

RC Cola and the Moon Pies will add a new twist to the traditional kickoff party July 14 for the South Carolina Peach Festival.  RC Cola and Moon Pies became known as the working man’s lunch in the 1950s. More...

FEED ME —

Damage from a fast moving thunderstorm Wednesday night was light in Cherokee County but impacts weren't necessarily hard to find. More...

Cherokee County House members like new plan

Calling it a fair plan, state Rep. Steve Moss said Friday he is looking forward to learning more about the rural Bethany community he will represent under new election lines.  More...

Coroner receives Dove award

Cherokee County Coroner Dennis Fowler has been named recipient of the 2011 LifePoint Dove award.  More...

SWORN IN —

Gaffney Board of Public Works attorney Jim Thompson administers the oath of office to newly elected commissioner James Kelly, who won the special election to fill the unexpired term of Joe Dean Knuckles. More...

Grants are available for local nonprofits

Cherokee County Community Foundation taking applications

The Cherokee County Community Foundation is currently accepting applications from nonprofit organizations serving Cherokee County for its 2011 Grant Program.  More...

Groundbreaking Wednesday

Cherokee Children’s Home will hold a groundbreaking ceremonyWednesday at 5 p.m. More...

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