September 13, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

New sewer line to open up area for development; work to begin soon

The construction phase of the vital Sunny Slope sewer project should begin before the holidays.  Cherokee County Administrator Holland Belue said the county and Gaffney Board of Public Works has finalized the agreement and should begin work with More...

Hurricane Irma evacuees fill up local hotels

Cherokee County hotels were completely booked last week from people evacuating coastal South Carolina, Georgia and Florida ahead of Hurricane Irma.  There are about 400 hotel rooms available in Cherokee County. More...

School trustees to discuss new stadium

School trustees will discuss proposed spending for a Blacksburg High stadium and Gaffney High field house addition at its Sept. 18 school board meeting.  More...

Authorities say child playing with lighter caused fire

A Monday night fire that damaged a mobile home was traced to a juvenile playing with a lighter, authorities said.  City of Gaffney firefighters were called to the 100 block of Riverbrook Drive at approximately 8:45 p.m. Monday.  Fire Capt. More...

6th Annual Parson’s Pantry Walk Sponsors – 2017

CHURCHES East Gaffney BaptistMidway BaptistCalvary BaptistFirst Baptist, GaffneyCherokee Creek BaptistSilica Springs BaptistCherokee Avenue Baptist HONORAIUMS/MEMORIALS More...

A GRAND HOTEL

The Hotel Carroll was considered one of the finest hotels in the Southeast during the 1930s to 1950s. Located on the heavily travelled Hwy. 29 (now First Piedmont’s Granard Street branch) the opening of I-85 led to the hotel’s demise. More...

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E-911 disrupted temporarily

Emergency services providers across Cherokee County were sent scrambling last week when an electrical issue knocked out Cherokee County E-911 service.  “There was a period of time we had a blackout,” confirmed Cherokee County Adminis More...

Buyer for county’s spec building?

Local development officials are keeping their fingers crossed awaiting the decision of a company which is considering locating in the county’s spec building.  Cherokee County Development Board Director Jim Cook said that decision could com More...

POLICE REPORTS

A farm tractor was reported stolen Sept. 9 from Cherokee Lake Road. According to the Cherokee County Sheriff ’s Office, someone took a 1965 International tractor from the 100 block between Sept. 3 and Sept. 9. More...

WHAT’S UP

4-F Club Meeting Thursday The 4-F Club at Draytonville Baptist Church will start a new year this coming Thursday, Sept. at 12 noon. Bee Meeting The Cherokee County Bee Association will have their bee meeting Sept. 19 at 6 p.m. More...

LEGAL NOTICE OF DELINQUENT TAX SALE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, CITY OF GAFFNEY

NOTICE OF DELINQUENT TAX SALE OF THE CITY OF GAFFNEY WILL BE HELD IN THE CITY HALL LOCATED AT 201 NORTH LIMESTONE STREET, GAFFNEY, SOUTH CAROLINA. THE SALE WILL BE HELD OCTOBER 2, 2017 AT 10:00 AM.   More...

Head of the Class

Cherokee Technology Center has 120 business partners and has been in its present location on Cherokee Avenue since 1968. The high school career center provides Blacksburg and Gaffney High students with technical training in trade programs. More...

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