October 11, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Development and donor relations director for KNOW(2) hired

KNOW(2) announced today that it has hired Lori Ann Smith as Development Director to engage in resource development and donor relations. More...

Gaffney man gets 20 year sentence in sexual abuse case

A 34-year-old Gaffney man had nothing to say for himself in court after pleading guilty Monday to the sexual abuse of a young child.  More...

A LITTLE ADVICE

State Sen. Harvey Peeler gives a few pointers last week to Mary Bramlett Elementary School students who are preparing for student council elections. More...

79.3 percent of high school juniors earn career readiness certificates

More than 80 percent of South Carolina high school juniors earned national career readiness certificates, according to WorkKeys data released Monday by the state Department of Education.  More...

2017 Parson’s Pantry Walk final sponsor update

CHURCHES  East Gaffney Baptist Church Midway Baptist Church Cherokee Avenue Baptist Church Cherokee Creek Baptist Church Rose Hill Baptist Church Calvary Baptist Church First Baptist Church, Gaffney Silica Spri More...

Hurricane Nate in the Upstate

A home on Robbs School Road suffered significant damage Sunday afternoon when residents say a tornado touched down around 4:30 p.m. Portions of the roof were ripped off as well as some siding and broken windows. More...

MEDICAL DETECTIVES

In Gaffney Middle School's Medical Detectives class, 7th-grade students play the role of real-life medical detectives as they analyze genetic testing results to diagnose disease and study DNA evidence found at a “crime scene.” They solve More...

VILLAGE SCHOOL SPOTLIGHT

The Village School of Gaffney's "Spotlight on Our Community Project" shines the light of Jesus on Iron City Ministries of Blacksburg by donating non-perishable food items and personal hygiene products. More...

Flag down, but not for long

An empty flagpole at a local business is apparently no cause for alarm because the American flag will be making a return in the near future, according to a company spokesperson.  More...

City searching to fill funding shortfall on T-bridge renovation

An estimated $1.2 million shortfall could derail the city’s long-awaited T-bridge renovation project. More...

Board votes to spend $908,000 for new Mary Bramlett Elementary roof

The school district will spend $908,000 to replace the Mary Bramlett Elementary roof before moving forward with the second phase of school renovation work.   More...

Forestry commission assists Gaffney Fire Department

A Monday afternoon fire that destroyed an old barn off Chesnee Highway will likely end up as a fire of undetermined origin, according to a Gaffney city fire official.  Firefighters were called to the 600 block of Chesnee Highway, the same locati More...

Land swap talks positive, administrator says

Cherokee County Administrator Holland Belue said he feels good about the tone of the talks with city officials regarding a proposed land swap.  Belue said Tuesday he’s had formal discussions with Gaffney Administrator James Taylor and his More...

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A LONG WALK

Alma Elementary and Cherokee Technology Center students were joined by teachers and officers from Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office on a walk to Alma Oct. 4 for international Walk to School Day. More...

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Gaffney High ninth graders meet with area employer Oct. 6 at Upstate College & Career Showcase on Spartanburg Community College’s Tyger River campus.   More...

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