April 16, 2018 RSS feed / Local News

CHAPS wants county to help fund expansion

A request from the Cherokee Historical and Preservation Society (CHAPS) seeking funds for its latest addition to its museum highlights today’s light Cherokee County Council agenda.  A CHAPS official will present a request to help fund phas More...

Interviews for county boss set to start Tuesday

The first round of interviews for the vacant Cherokee County administrator post will begin Tuesday.  Cherokee County Interim Administrator Bill Blanton said Cherokee County Council could interview as many as five candidates who were selected by More...

Funding approved to build VA nursing home here

Describing it as unprecedented, Cherokee County Veterans Affairs Officer Todd Humphries got the call Friday afternoon that he thought wouldn’t come for at least two more years.  Humphries learned the federal Veterans Affairs budget include More...

Residents lose power briefly

Many residents of the Buffalo Volunteer Fire Department’s district in Blacksburg found themselves without power hours before more severe weather came through Sunday.  A tree fell in the 1400 block of Blacksburg Highway, likely due to high More...

SCHP commander graduates from FBI academy

COLUMBIA — The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces that Capt. Bobby J. More...

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RED SKY AT NIGHT...

Katie Sossamon Howell captured this gorgeous sunset Thursday in the Cherokee Creek community. More...

Four inmates face a total of 24 charges in wake of jail disturbance

Four prisoners at the Cherokee County Detention Center now face additional charges as a result of a week-long investigation by the Cherokee County Sheriff ’s Office into a reported April 7 riot at the county jail.  More...

Police trying to determine if there was inappropriate teacher—student relationship

The Cherokee County Sheriff ’s Office is investigating whether a substitute teacher in the Cherokee County School District had an inappropriate relationship with a student.  Sheriff Steve Mueller confirmed the investigation but stressed Su More...

YMCA SUPPORTER —

Pictured left to right Debbie and Ashby Blakely owner and operator of Blakely Funeral Home and Crematory, and Mike Goforth CEO of the Cherokee County Family YMCA. Mr. and Mrs. More...

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CALENDAR  Monday, April 16  l Cherokee County Council Meeting – Board room at county administration office 5 p.m. More...

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Students revisit Cold War for veterans book

On Tuesday, April 10, Gaffney High School held their annual Veterans Program for the Veterans of Cherokee County that served in the Cold War.  More...

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