July 3, 2013 RSS feed / Local News

County’s only 4th of July parade returns at Sheraton Loop

Decked out in patriotic colors, local residents will decorate nearly 50 golf carts for the county’s only Fourth of July parade.  More...

NEW PRINCIPAL

NEW PRINCIPAL — Dr. Raashad Fitzpatrick, new principal at Gaffney High, and his administrative staff presented the program at Gaffney Rotary Club at their regular meeting June 18th. Dr. More...

POLICE REPORTS

l Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a burglar alarm at Grassy Pond Elementary School on July 1 and observed as-of-yet unidentified juveniles run from the building.  More...

ONE HAPPY DOG

  Ozzy was rescued by Liz Carlson three years ago from the Humane Society of Cherokee County. Among other fun pursuits, Ozzy now enjoys boating at the lake with his mom and the rest of his family. |align=left|width=212|height=250|link=node] More...

Military News

Army Pvt. Zsazhamar J. Davis has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.  More...

SCHOOL NEWS

North Greenville University has recognized area students for academic accomplishments by naming them to the Dean’s List for the spring 2013 semester.  Blacksburg Nicholas James Klock   More...

Burglars who strike Grassy Pond vehicles make off with four guns

Four guns, wallets, a pair of pricey earphones and various amounts of cash were reported stolen during a rash of vehicle burglaries in the Grassy Pond area. More...

100K SWIB grant helps provide free GED testing

A $100,000 state grant will help adult education programs provide free GED testing this fall for students seeking their high school equivalency diploma.  The grant was awarded by the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce Investme More...

County gets $900,000 in C-Funds to pave roads

The county will have more than $900,000 to spend this year to pave county and state roads, according to a C-fund allotment chart presented by county officials Monday.  Cherokee County Councilman Charles Mathis, who chairs the finance committee, More...

Heirloom gardening program July 13 at Rose Hill Plantation

UNION – Rose Hill Plantation State Historic Site will host a Heirloom Gardening program on Saturday, July 13, from 10 a.m. until noon.  More...

Join Arbor Day Foundation and 10 trees will be planted in high-need national forests

America's forestland is a prized natural resource, and anyone can help plant trees in these vital areas by joining the Arbor Day Foundation this month.  Through the Replanting Our National Forests campaign, the Arbor Day Foundation will honor ea More...

HONORED

HONORED — The Cherokee County Soil and Water Conservation District celebrated its annual recognition program May 23 at the Lake Whelchel picnic shelter. More...

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