November 9, 2016 RSS feed / Local News

Blacksburg’s water back in compliance with standards

The drinking water in Blacksburg is back in compliance with state water standards, town administrator Charlene Carter announced Monday. More...

Mayor rules motion to halt performing arts center out of order

Gaffney Mayor Henry Jolly went on the offensive Monday, ruling a motion to stop the construction of the performing arts center out of order.  More...

IT’S ELECTRIC

Luther Vaughan Elementary School students learned how to build a power distribution center Monday in a project-based learning activity about electricity. The lesson was conducted by Cherokee Technology Center heating and air conditioning students. More...

WHAT’S UP

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Town of Blacksburg donates $63,648 to Safe Homes-Rape Crisis

Blacksburg Town Council agreed Tuesday to donate $63,648 in victim service funds to Safe Homes-Rape Crisis.  More...

Future of proposed rec project uncertain after voters split vote

Voters here sent a mixed message regarding the construction and operation of the county’s recreation facilities. Approximately 55 percent of the voters rejected a referendum to raise the Cherokee County Recreation More...

POLICE REPORTS

City of Gaffney police are investigating two separate instances in which area women reported being subjected to indecent exposure. The first of the incidents occurred Nov. 4 at approximately 11 a.m. More...

Three new providers join Grassy Pond practice

Mary Black Physicians Group-Grassy Pond Family Medicine recently welcomed three new providers to the team - Dr. Jane Wasson, Tim Stuart, PA and Dianna Peterson, FNP. More...

City police officers put to the test

Rank held no privileges when it came to testing time Monday.  Moments after one of the City of Gaffney’s newest officers was put through his paces at a firearms proficiency course, it was Chief Rick Turner’s turn.  More...

SHORT-LIVED EXCITEMENT

Gaffney High students celebrate after a touchdown during Friday’s home game against Spartanburg. After a high-scoring first half, Spartanburg went on to a 45-35 win at The Reservation. More...

King of the ‘cakes

Blacksburg High School teacher Kimberly King flips pancakes Saturday morning while helping with a pancake breakfast for the school’s Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) project. More...

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