August 11, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

POLICE REPORTS

A lawn mower was reported stolen July 31 from a Magnolia Street property. According to the Gaffney Police Department, someone entered a property in the 300 block between 2 a.m. July 30 and 7:30 a.m. More...

Utility pays bonuses to execs before nuclear project fails

COLUMBIA (AP) — The company that led the failed effort to build two new nuclear reactors in South Carolina paid its executives millions in bonuses, some of it for work on the project, a review of federal records shows.  More...

MORALE TEAM DONATES

The Morale Team and Associates from Magnolia Finishing collected and donated food to Iron City Ministries. Pictured are Sandra Rhoden and Tabitha Burris from Magnolia Finishing and Melissa Green (center) from Iron City Ministries.   More...

Navy Band performing in Spindale

WASHINGTON – America’s Navy is coming to Spindale, North Carolina, one of five cities in two states to host a performance by the United States Navy Band during its 2017 tour, one of the signature outreach programs of the U.S. Navy.  More...

WHAT’S UP

All items for What’s Up and general news should be sent by email to abbie@gaffneyledger.com.  Girl Scout Fundraiser   More...

Limestone student takes part in national voice competition

Limestone College student Luke Holt took part in the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) National Voice Competition on Friday, July 21, in Boulder, CO.  More...

It’s not delivery. It’s DiGiorno Pizza ... spilled on I-30

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas highway officials shut down westbound lanes of a cross-country interstate for four hours so crews could pick up pizza.  More...

Heart news for workaholics – and chocoholics

GAFFNEY — Consistently working long hours might do more than wear you out – it could also raise your risk of a common and potentially dangerous heart rhythm disorder called atrial fibrillation, or AFib. 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)