February 9, 2018 RSS feed / Local News

Students helping make a girl’s wish come true

Filled with energy and a bright smile, Lucy loves cartoons and princesses.  More...

POLICE REPORTS

City of Gaffney police were called to investigate when a Taylors man claimed he was robbed after attending a party. More...

Blacksburg hit by rash of house fires

East Side volunteer firefighters were awakened early yet again Tuesday when fire struck a home off Wilderness Trail.  It was the third house fire to occur in the Blacksburg area during the early morning hours since Jan. More...

City gets good news in audit

The 2017 audit brought good news for the city.  Ben Kochenower of the local accounting firm of Cline Brandt Kochenower gave an unmodified opinion of the city’s finances during a presentation at the city council meeting Monday.  An unm More...

Limestone LAX coach awarded state’s highest civilian honor

Just when Limestone College head men’s lacrosse coach J.B. Clarke did not think a visit to the South Carolina State House could get any better Thursday, he was surprised with a once-in-a-lifetime award from the governor. More...

CHAPS Valentine’s Dinner and Dance

The Cherokee County History and Arts Museum’s fourth annual Valentine’s Dinner and Dance fundraiser will be held Friday, Feb. 9. The evening will begin with cocktails at 6:30 p.m. and a full course dinner will be served at 7 p.m. More...

Police investigate incident in which several shots were fired at house

Gaffney police are investigating  a late Wednesday evening incident in which someone tried to break into a Holmes Street residence and then  allegedly fired multiple gunshots into the structure.   More...

Teenage birth rates decline markedly in past two decades

More than two decades of prevention efforts have led to a significant decline in teenage birth rates and unplanned pregnancies in South Carolina.  Since peaking in 1991, there has been a 67 percent decline statewide in teenage birth rates.  More...

THIS IS THE WAY

THIS IS THE WAY — Corinth Elementary students help a tooth fairy character brush a set of teeth during a “Land of Smiles” dental education program at Corinth Elementary last week. More...

Elks celebrating 150 years of service

Gaffney Elk’s Lodge No. 1305 will travel back in time Saturday to celebrate the national service organization’s 150th birthday.  More...

WHAT’S UP

Mikes Creek Baptist Annual YWA Program The YWA Ministry of the Mikes Creek Baptist Church will host their annual program on Sunday, Feb. 11 during the 10:30 a.m. service. The guest speaker will be Min. More...

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