December 16, 2013 RSS feed / Local News

HOLIDAY HUSTLE

HOLIDAY HUSTLE — A total of 74 runners woke up early Saturday for the first Santa’s 5K Holiday Hustle run held by the Village School of Gaffney. More...

Committee recommends increase in technology funding

High school students could bring their own technology devices to school in future years as Cherokee County school administrators look for ways to make technology more available in classrooms.  More...

Full-time city employees to receive $200 bonus

City workers now can put a little more stuff in their stockings this Christmas.  As a goodwill gesture for city workers helping reduce workmen’s compensation costs by $100,000 this year, Gaffney City Council on Thursday approved a $200 bon More...

AWANA CLUB COLLECTS PET FOOD FOR HUMANE SOCIETY –

Awana Club members at Southside Baptist Church collected 54 bags of dog food and cat food during the month of November. Items were donated to the Cherokee County Humane Society. More...

POLICE REPORT A PROFILE OF SCHOOLS IN CHEROKEE COUNTY

Numerous thefts, break-ins reported by local residents Mary Bramlett: “Smarter than the Average Bear”

Nearly $600 in tools were reported stolen following a burglary on Canaan Church Road in Smyrna.  More...

Ambulance thief receives suspended sentence

A 33-year-old Gaffney man accused of stealing an ambulance while paramedics were responding to a medical emergency was given a probationary sentence and released from almost 540 days of custody following a Friday morning plea hearing in Cherokee Coun More...

‘Project Gin’ seeks tax break

In the spirit of the season, Cherokee County Council will likely be in a giving mood today when it considers a tax break for a company.  According to the agenda, a company known only as ‘Project Gin’ is seeking approval for infrastru More...

Pit bull owner faces new charges

A Gaffney dog owner was hit with two new charges Thursday after a City of Gaffney Municipal Court judge ruled that two pit bulls, which allegedly mauled a 7-year-old girl on a city street Nov. 30, were dangerous animals.  More...

Sign ordinance amendments approved

In an effort to aid local businesses located off major roadways, the city’s Planning Commission hasapprovedanamendment to its sign ordinance.  More...

KNOW(2) Adult Ed Task Force holds panel discussion

The KNOW(2) Adult Education Task Force, Spartanburg Community College’s Cherokee County Campus and the Upstate Regional Education Center, held a breakfast business Panel on Wednesday, Dec. 4, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church.  Dr. More...

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Sen. Harvey Peeler (R-Gaffney) sponsored a resolution Dec. 7 for the Senate Committee on Interstate Cooperation to study the potential impact of not recognizing Daylight Savings Time. Do you think DST should be abolished?