February 17, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

WILD BLUE YONDER

WILD BLUE YONDER — Like a claw ripping open the sky, three military fighter jets flying in formation passed over Gaffney on Thursday leaving an unusual series of contrails in their wake. More...

Developer expected to close on deal

An Illinois-based industrial developer is expected to close on a deal soon with Cherokee County.  Speaking at Monday’s Cherokee County Development Board annual meeting with Cherokee County Council, guest speaker and Agracel official Brian More...

City mulls buying building to raze for more parking

The city of Gaffney is negotiating a contract to purchase land that would add about 40 new daily parking spaces to the downtown area.  Gaffney City Council discussed the deal during a closed door session at its most recent meeting. More...

WHAT’S UP

All items for What’s Up and general news should be sent by email to abbie@gaffneyledger.com. GHS Class of 1962 Lunch l Gaffney High School Class of 1962 will meet for lunch Saturday, Feb. 18 at the Aegean at 11 a.m. More...

Town seeking ways to curb vandalism at parks

“It’s a shame a handful of people mess it up for everybody else.”

Bathroom facilities at Gibbs Memorial Park have been closed for repairs while Blacksburg looks at ways to curb vandalism in town parks.  The town has spent more than $100,000 in Hospitality Tax revenues over the past two years on new equipment a More...

Hospital names chief nursing officer

Mychelle Ross has been named Chief Nursing Officer at Mary Black Health System - Gaffney.  More...

OVERTURNED

OVERTURNED — Two people were taken to hospitals following a Sunday afternoon accident on Victory Trail road in which a driver lost control, left the road and crashed into a parked pickup truck More...

VA service officer sign up begins March 6

Any Honorably Discharged veteran wishing to seek election and then appointment to the position of Cherokee County Veterans Affairs Service Officer may register at the Cherokee County Veterans Affairs Office from March 6 to March 10 between 9 a.m. More...

POLICE REPORTS

l An estimated $100 in damage was reported following a hit-and-run incident on East 3rd Street.  More...

Trudy Cathy White will headline the Cherokee Chamber Celebration

Chamber now accepting nominees for annual awards

Trudy Cathy White, speaker, author, and philanthropist, will be the keynote speaker at the Chamber’s Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet scheduled for March 23 at Broad River Electric Co-Op Auditorium.  More...

Winshape kickoff breakfast March 2

Kids are invited to explore their passions in life this summer at a WinShape day camp focused on making a lasting impact in children’s lives.  More...

2017 Golden Peach Awards Winners

Gaffney Ledger readers’ picks for the best of Cherokee County
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The city has passed first reading of an ordinance that would allow a U-haul truck drop off (up to four trucks in the Farmer’s Market parking lot across from the Gaffney Visitors Center. Do you think this is an appropriate spot for such an enterprise?