October 4, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Gaffney teen faces meth trafficking charge

An 18-year-old Gaffney woman was charged with trafficking methamphetamine after City of Gaffney narcotics agents executed a search warrant Friday morning at a Short Alley home.  More...

Friends and family gather to remember 8-year-old killed by a gunshot

Surrounded by children wearing birthday hats and blowing party horns in celebration and memory of a young girl taken too soon, a mother continued her quest for answers Saturday. More...

GARDEN CLUB MEETS

Members of The Gaffney Garden Club started their 2017-2018 meetings with a pot luck supper at the home of Ken and Lynda Ramage. More...

FINALLY: T-bridge renovation to begin

The makeover of the city’s historic T-bridge should begin next year.  But bridging an estimated $1.2 million shortfall could derail the long-awaited project.  Two years ago, the city announced it had received a $500,000 federal grant More...

Parson’s Pantry Walk sponsors

Churches  Cherokee Avenue Baptist Church  Lake Bowen Baptist Church - Patsy Malone’s SS Class  Gaffney First Baptist Church  Honoraiums/Memorials  Bobbi M. More...

LONG ARM OF THE LAW

Officers of the SC Dept. of Natural Resources met with their commander (second from left) at Pete’s for lunch Monday. From L-R LCPL Brooks Woodlief, Major Jamie Landrum, FSGT John McCraw and PFC Brett Irvin.   More...

GAFFNEY’S GRAVE

City councilman Boone Peeler lays a wreath on the grave of Michael  Gaffney on Friday as a tribute to the city’s founder.   More...

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FIRST TEE TEAM CHALLENGE WINNERS

Corinth Elementary won The First Tee Life Skills & Golf Challenge held Friday at Cherokee National Golf Course. More...

180 county students earn college credits

Cherokee County high schools had more than 180 students score well enough on Advanced Placement exams this past school year to earn college credit. More...

Event will help provide transportation to adult ed, SCC classes

Education is just a ride away.  Mission of Grace has worked to eliminate transportation obstacles for local residents to move on to higher education.  For the past five years, the church has operated a transportation ministry to help stude More...

Truck strikes police cruiser; driver bails

Cherokee County Sheriff ’s Office deputies were on the lookout Tuesday evening for a man who sideswiped a deputy’s patrol vehicle and then bailed on foot from a moving truck that ended up crashing into a 2nd Avenue home. More...

WHAT’S UP

Tuesday Woman’s Club The Tuesday Woman's Club will have its monthly meeting at 4 p.m. Tuesday, October 10 at the Home of Mrs. Nancy Maxey. Hostesses are Mrs Nancy Maxey, Mrs. Diane Coggins and Mrs. Shelba Cook. More...

School’s gym will become a dungeon

A “Haunted Dungeon” will come to life for a fall festival activity in the basement of the Gaffney Middle School gymnasium. More...

Under the microscope...

Limestone College physical education students came out to watch Gaffney firefighters get sweaty on Wednesday as part of a project aimed at improving firefighter health.  More...

PRAYING AT THE POLE

Granard Middle School was among many county schools last Wednesday at which students met for a time of prayer at “See You at the Pole.” Held annually since 1990, See You at the Pole is a national student-led prayer movement in which stude More...

City hiring 6 firefighters

City of Gaffney Fire Department officials put 16 candidates for firefighting jobs through their paces Saturday, making them undergo both physical agility and written testing.  More...

NATIONAL POW, MIA CEREMONY

Gaffney High School Air Force JROTC cadets display the American and national Prisoner of War (POW) flags before Gaffney-Hillcrest football game at The Reservation stadium. More...

Blacksburg, Gaffney students named Advanced Placement Scholars

Many colleges and universities award credit to students for passing Advanced Placement (AP) exams showing their mastery of college-level course work. More...

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