July 17, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

County likely to OK fee-in-lieu for $20 million industrial expansion

Cherokee County Council is expected to approve on final reading today financial incentives for an existing company that has plans to expand. More...

City council could add $200,000 to cost of building new park

The city’s Railroad Avenue park project will likely get costlier.  More...

Closed-door meeting cost Newberry County $13,000

NEWBERRY (AP) — A South Carolina judge has ordered a county council to pay more than $13,000 for not specifically saying why it had to meet behind closed doors.  More...

City sets up safe meeting area

While it still has a little work left to do, the City of Gaffney is getting ready to provide local residents with a safe place to conduct private business or family matters with added security.  Signs went up in the City Hall parking lot last we More...

POLICE REPORTS

Gaffney police were called after someone damaged a North Limestone Street apartment door with fireworks July 3. According to an incident report, a resident of the Limestone Courts apartment complex was sleeping at approximately 10:35 p.m. More...

ReGenesis offers back-to-school health screenings, chance to win backpacks filled with school supplies

Students can return to class with new book bags filled with school supplies in exchange for taking part in screenings offered in a back-to-school health fair slated for July 29 and sponsored by ReGenesis Health Care.  More...

WHAT’S UP

Veteran Pictures Needed   More...

State sales tax holiday returning in August

Parents and students can save money on back to school and college items when the state holds its annual sales tax holiday the first weekend in August. The tax holiday starts Friday, Aug. 4, at 12:01 a.m. and runs until midnight Sunday, Aug. 6. More...

FESTIVAL ROYALTY

Miss South Carolina Peach Festival Eliza Moore of Myrtle Beach (right) waves to the crowd Saturday as she rides with pageant queens on a float in the South Carolina Peach Festival parade. Moore will compete in the 2018 Miss South Carolina Pageant. 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)