March 20, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Town seeking more grant money to cover cost increase

Blacksburg will seek additional state grants to help cover a $64,000 increase in construction costs over the past three years for a project to extend sewer lines along the Highway 5 corridor.  More...

Tire kickers or buyers?

Once considered the area’s largest real estate white elephant, the shuttered DSE plant just might come to life.  Large and specialized buildings like the 300,000 square foot DSE facility can take extended periods of marketing, and rarely d More...

High school girls hear about the ‘coolest job on the planet’

Carly Meginnis brought astronaut gloves and an authentic NASA space suit for display at Limestone College when she traveled from the Johnson Space Center in Houston to speak about what she calls “one of the coolest jobs on the planet.”&nb More...

WHAT’S UP

All items for What’s Up and general news should be sent by email to abbie@gaffneyledger.com. Thickety Mountain YWA to meet Monday More...

Head of the Class

Kindergarten registration in April

The Cherokee County School District will hold kindergarten registration for 4- and 5-year-old children on April 10-14.  Cherokee County School District offers 4K at each elementary school. More...

FOOTBALL IN MARCH?

FOOTBALL IN MARCH? More...

Tax breaks for two industries on county council agenda

Second reading of a couple of tax breaks highlights today’s Cherokee County Council agenda.  More...

Camellia Society presents 13 Debutantes at annual ball

The Camellia Society of Gaffney presented the 2017 debutantes at the annual Camellia Ball on Saturday evening, March 18, from 7 until 11 p.m. at the Spartanburg Marriott at Renaissance Park.  More...

Blacksburg graduate named to USC dean’s list

Maya Charlisa Ferguson, daughter of Charles and Monica Ferguson, was named to the University of South Carolina’s fall 2016 Dean’s List. Ferguson was a 2016 graduate of Gaffney High School.  More...

Tractor-trailer gets stuck on tracks - again

City of Gaffney police on Friday afternoon were once again forced to halt Norfolk Southern train traffic  after a tractor-trailer got hung up on railroad tracks in the city.   Friday’s incident occurred at the 3rd Street railroad cros More...

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