December 6, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

POLICE REPORTS

City of Gaffney police are investigating a reported sexual assault that allegedly occurred Nov. 30. More...

County gives building to city, but it wasn’t easy

After some wrangling, negotiations and an occasional pointed public comment, the city finally got its answer Monday to its request regarding obtaining the former county administration building. More...

A New Year and a plan for the future

For many of us, the new year is a time to create resolutions we hope will have a lasting impact in our lives. We think of the new year as a blank slate, the perfect opportunity to prioritize what is most important to us.  More...

WHAT’S UP

Christmas at the Chamber The Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce’s annual Christmas at the Chamber drop-in will be held Thursday, Dec. 7 from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Chamber of Commerce, 225 S. Limestone Street. More...

A BIG CHECK

Broad River Electric Charities board member Daisy Lemmons, left, presents Ledger Lifestyles Editor Abbie Sossamon with a $1,000 donation to Christmas Is For Kids. More...

City kicks off Christmas season this weekend

The holiday season will officially begin locally as the City of Gaffney invites all to attend the annual Christmas parade and Christmas on Limestone festivities. More...

NEW TRUCK IN SERVICE

Tessner’s Wrecker Service owner Chad Tessner has added a new service truck to its fleet to help you with all your towing needs give us a call at 864-809-1925   More...

Completes basic training

U.S. Air Force Airman Lucas W. More...

Multiple charges result in 10-year prison sentence for Cowpens man

A 31-year-old Cowpens man received a 10-year prison sentence and $50,000 fine after he entered into a plea agreement Monday in Cherokee County General Sessions Court to drug and other charges filed by State Law Enforcement Division and Cherokee Count More...

Playing with the ‘devil’

One of the oldest skill toys on Earth combines juggling, spinning and balance in a tricky skill for boosting students’ hand-eye coordination. More...

Thickety Mountain 2017 Miss YWA and first runner-up crowned

Mary L. Dawkins was recently crowned the Thickety Mountain 2017 Miss YWA and Elsie McCluney was recently crowned first runner-up to 2017 Miss YWA.  More...

School officials ask county for bigger share of fee-in-lieu of taxes

“We are fine with 50-50.”

Acknowledging no local government is flush with money, school officials, nonetheless, asked Cherokee County Council on Monday to increase the school district’s share of its fee-in-lieu tax stream. More...

County employees can now be paid for unused vacation time

In its continuing effort to find and keep good employees, Cherokee County Council on Monday approved a proposal for employees to pocket the vacation pay they earned but didn’t use.  More...

CAPTAINS COURAGEOUS

Josh Queen, left, served as captain of the Clemson team and Chris Parker was captain of the Carolina team in the annual Carolina-Clemson golf tournament at Cherokee National. The Clemson team won the Ryder Cup format event 17-9. More...

Dog, gun, cash and washing machine stolen in different break-ins

POLICE REPORT

Guns and cash were reported stolen following a recent business burglary on Cherokee Avenue. According to the Gaffney Police Department, someone forced entry to a business in the 300 block between Nov. 18 and Nov. More...

Limestone College establishes new Communications & Marketing Department

Limestone’s Board of Trustees recently voted to establish a new department to raise the awareness and reputation of the College by uniting its communications and marketing efforts.  More...

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