January 9, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

A shave(?) and a haircut, one book

Ike Bridges is taking more than a little off the top for kids needing a sharp-looking haircut.  More...

WHO ARE THESE GUYS?

The 1957 Gaffney Junior High School football team was pictured in the Oct. 3, 1957 edition of The Gaffney Ledger. The players were not identified in the newspaper, but a list of the 1956 team was published the year before. More...

BREC breaks ground on ‘green energy’ project

Instead of planting the seeds for a community garden, officials at the Broad River Electric Cooperative put shovels to dirt Friday morning planting the seeds for community based green energy.  More...

Woman seriously injured in shooting

A 20-year-old woman was the victim of a shooting Sunday afternoon. She was airlifted to Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.  More...

Elizabeth Drive home remodeling project destroyed by fire

Fire severely damaged an Elizabeth Drive home Friday morning.  Grassy Pond Volunteer Fire Department, with assistance from Buffalo and Blacksburg volunteer firefighters, responded to the 100 block at 10:39 a.m. More...

6 inches

The weekend’s snow storm dumped 6 inches in the Cherokee Creek area, while other sections of the county received much less. The frigid temperature, however, assures that whatever fell will be around for several days. More...

Audit, evaluation on Jan. 17 school board agenda

With schools closed Monday, the Cherokee County School Board has rescheduled its meeting.  For the safety of students and staff, superintendent Dr. More...

DONATION

Shakila Lattimore, Director of Peach Center Ministries accepts a contribution of $11,900 from Kathy A. Baines, Vice President of First Piedmont Federal Savings & Loan Association, who made the presentation on behalf of First Piedmont.   More...

Firefighters keep man from re-entering burning home

City of Gaffney firefighters had to battle more than a fire late Thursday evening when a man reportedly tried to go back inside a burning Kennedy Street residence.  More...

Flu season starting to peak, not too late to get flu shot

The holidays are over and the flu season is picking up as local residents return to school and work routines. The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. More...

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Do you agree with Blacksburg and Gaffney councils’ decision to ban smoking in public places and restaurants? (See the entire ordinance on Page 3 in the Wednesday, August 8 edition of The Gaffney Ledger)