April 21, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Limestone College president to retire in December - Free Access

Dr. Walt Griffin, who has led Limestone College since 1992, has announced his plans to retire later this year as President at the historic liberal arts institution in Gaffney. More...

Clarification

In a photo caption published in the Friday, April 14 edition of The Gaffney Ledger about Boeing officials visiting Cherokee County, Bob Friedman was identified as representing Timken.  Friedman has retired from Timken and was at the event as cha More...

OUT FOR A STROLL

OUT FOR A STROLL — Gaffney Middle School students walked to school as a health and wellness activity Tuesday from Food Lion with members of the Gaffney High soccer, baseball and softball teams More...

700 acres near Broad River for sale

Pacolet Milliken Enterprises apparently is preparing to sell approximately 700 acres here for industrial development.  The tract is located near the Broad River and Hwy. More...

BIRTHDAY

Marie Dawkins, known as “Queen Bee” to her friends and family will celebrate her 96th birthday on April 23.  “Happy birthday Queen Bee. We love you!”  - From her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. More...

AA Meetings

117 E. Carlisle St. TUES. & THURS 7 p.m., WED. & SAT. noon  Women’s meeting - Mondays 7 p.m. NA - Sundays 7 p.m. - Wednesdays 8 p.m.   More...

Road projects cost higher than estimates, so county ponies up $750,000 in C-funds to complete the paving of five roads

Nearly $800,000 in state funds will be heading to the Cherokee County Transportation Committee so it can finish paving five roads.  More...

GARAGE DESTROYED

An April 12 afternoon fire on Ballenger Road destroyed a four-vehicle garage in a matter of just a few minutes. More...

How many engineers does it take to change a light bulb?

We don’t know but it’s going to cost $1,500 to find out how to do it

It appears the Cherokee County administration building parking lot has a bright future.  After months of inaction, Cherokee Council Council gave the green light Monday to spend $1,500 to hire an electrical engineer to write the specs and review More...

‘Too Good for Drugs’ message to students

About 3,500 Cherokee County elementary school students heard messages about the value of staying too good for drugs through a drug education program in local schools.  More...

POLICE REPORTS

Windows smashed, vehicles broken into at local hotel

City of Gaffney police responded early April 12 to reports of several vehicle burglaries outside a New Painter Drive hotel.  More...

Ohio woman gets one year on charges stemming from police chase; had to be forcibly removed from vehicle

An Ohio woman accused of leading multiple Cherokee County police agencies on a high speed chase was sentenced to a year in prison on Wednesday after pleading guilty in Cherokee County General Sessions Court.  More...

County’s pay plan will cost $900,000

Questions have been raised on salary ranges and job descriptions but one Cherokee County Council has a different reason for his concern over the county’s new wage plan.  More...

WHAT’S UP

All items for What’s Up and general news should be sent by email to abbie@gaffneyledger.com. Junior Ambassadors Color Run More...

Survivor’s dinner correction

The number to RSVP to the Cherokee County cancer survivor celebration dinner is 864-627-9509 ext 31. The number was listed incorrectly in Wednesday’s paper. The annual dinner will be held April 27 from 6-8 p.m. More...

Students dive into a ‘shark tank’ to pitch their trail designs

Chemistry and innovation collided Wednesday when Gaffney High students presented designs to a fictional company’s board of directors for an environmentally friendly trail — each group hoping their design would be selected.  More...

District hopes to fill positions with recruitment fair

Nearly 50 jobseekers have pre-registered for an April 27 teacher recruitment fair held by the Cherokee County School District  More...

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