May 11, 2012 RSS feed / Local News

Why are the nurses at Peachtree Centre wearing pink gloves?

Since the first Mother’s Day was declared in 1914, millions of women in the United States have died from breast cancer. More...

Relay supporters won’t get much sleep tonight

Might as well cue up Lionel Richie’s hit song “All Night Long” for local Relay for Life supporters, as much of their time tonight will be spent under the stars.  For them it will be time well spent, putting cancer on notice tha More...

WHAT’S UP

Fund raisers ffi A pancake benefit at Fatz restaurant Saturday, May 12, from 8-10 a.m. will help to finance the ministry of The Salvation Army's Soup Kitchen at 119 Birnie St. Tickets are $8. More...

‘Ride to Remember’ Saturday

While serving in Afghanistan, Donnie Henderson bonded with several friends in the Army National Guard because of their mutual love for motorcycles.  More...

Carriers to collect food

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Childhood readiness programs planned for summer

Community groups will open their doors this summer to help preschool children learn in an early childhood readiness program offered through the county’s Know2 education initiative.  More...

School board signup begins June 1; election Aug. 14

Candidates interested in running for a seat on the Cherokee County School Board can officially file next month.  More...

POLICE REPORTS

ffi An estimated $1,000 in damage was reported following the theft of $7 worth of copper.  According to the Gaffney Police Department, someone damaged an air conditioning unit at a business in the 700 block of Cherokee Avenue between April 30 an More...

Historic Howser House will be open Saturday at Kings Mountain park

Kings Mountain National Military Park will open the Howser House to visitors on Saturday, May 12. This 1803 stone house, located in a remote area of the park, is only open to the public once or twice a year.  More...

Recycling firm to collect old electronics for free

Residents of Gaffney and all of Cherokee County will have an opportunity on May 19 to get rid of old, unwanted electronics and be environmentally conscious at the same time.  More...

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