February 14, 2018 RSS feed / Local News

MISS CHEROKEEAN, CLASS BEAUTIES CROWNED

The Miss Cherokeean pageant was held Saturday night at Gaffney High School. More...

Rite Aid pharmacy robbery suspect captured in Morganton, North Carolina

A Morganton, N.C., man arrested following the Feb. 7 robbery of a pharmacy in Hickory, N.C., has been identified by Gaffney police as the suspect in the Feb. 2 attempted robbery of a Gaffney pharmacy. More...

Person of interest taken into custody, but not in connection to murder case

Investigations remained ongoing Tuesday into a fatal Sunday afternoon shooting incident on 3rd Avenue.  Ricky Eugene Garrison, 28, who was identified in a sheriff’s office press release Sunday evening as a person of interest, came to the C More...

‘Lent Madness’

Who will win the golden halo?

This Lent you are invited to join the Episcopal Church of the Incarnation for “Lent Madness.”  This ‘saintly smackdown’ kicks off February 15, and it pits 32 saints in an elimination match with daily voting in a similar s More...

Ash Wednesday Services

The Episcopal Church of the Incarnation will hold an Ash Wednesday Service February 14 at 12 p.m. Begin Lent by reflecting on our sinfulness and desperate need of salvation. More...

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Mill Village home destroyed by fire

A vacant home in the Mill Village neighborhood of Gaffney was destroyed in a Saturday morning fire that remains under investigation.  City of Gaffney firefighters were initially dispatched to the 100 block of Cedar Street at 7:38 a.m. More...

Mullinax Circle mobile home burns to ground

For two consecutive weeks now, Blacksburg-area firefighters have been called out to extinguish fires involving vacant mobile homes in the same neighborhood.  More...

Florida woman sprays officer with windshield washer fluid

POLICE REPORTS

A driver found slumped over the wheel of a vehicle allegedly squirted a Gaffney police officer with windshield wiper fluid when instructed by police to turn off her still-running and in-gear vehicle. More...

Action on EMS service moving ‘slower than I like it to be’

For the second time in a week, Cherokee County Council met Monday with their attorney behind closed doors for more than 90 minutes to discuss the lawsuit filed against it by Mary Black Health System — Gaffney. More...

Heart news for workaholics – and chocoholics

Consistently working long hours might do more than wear you out – it could also raise your risk of a common and potentially dangerous heart rhythm disorder called atrial fibrillation, or AFib. More...

WHAT’S UP

Voice of Triumph Plate Sale   More...

‘Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return’

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.   More...

Head of the Class

Polar bears are known to regularly travel long distances, but Kali may take the record.  The polar bear’s journey from the Arctic sea ice in Alaska to the St. More...

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