May 16, 2018 RSS feed / Local News

A REAL FISH STORY

Gaffney’s middle school fishing team, above left, finished first overall in the state for the season. More...

Trustees considering purchase of land near Gaffney High School

School trustees will get their first look May 21 at plans for a new Gaffney High weight room and receive results from a wetlands environmental study for a future land purchase.  Trustees set aside $1.5 million in building program revenues last f More...

More interviews set for today

Cherokee County Auditor Merv Bishop and former magistrate Steve Wood will be interviewed today for the vacant Cherokee County administrator position.  The interviews will begin at 5 p.m. at the Cherokee County Administration Building. More...

Judge sets bond at $100,000 for man accused of murder in teen’s death

A Circuit Court judge on Tuesday granted a $100,000 bond for a 49- year-old Gaffney man accused of firing the bullet that killed an 18-year-old city woman last August.  More...

School district adds three new principals

Three Cherokee County elementary schools will have new principals this fall after their hirings were unanimously approved by the school board Monday.  More...

SENIOR WALK

Gaffney High Class of 2018 members Ke’wana Belk and Zia Littlejohn participate in a senior walk Friday before current Luther Vaughan Elementary students and teachers. More...

School budget shows $2.6 million spending increase, but holds the line on taxes

Cherokee County School Board members are holding off on a tax increase to close a large deficit in next year’s $74.9 million budget. More...

NEVER MISSED A DAY

Blacksburg High seniors Thomas Emory (left) and Markavius Strother (middle) and Gaffney High senior Grayson Jolly were recognized Monday by the school board for graduating with 12 years of perfect attendance. More...

City doing some long-range planning

Gaffney City Councilman Bernard Smith has been concerned about the city’s aging stormwater infrastructure for some time.  He hopes his fellow council members share his concerns after an appearance by the president of the South Carolina Sto More...

Prosecutor asks judge to deny bond for suspect she contends ‘brought a gun to a fistfight’

A 7th Circuit prosecutors asked a Circuit Court judge on Monday to deny bond for a 29- year-old Blacksburg man accused of murder following a daylight Feb. 11 shooting in Gaffney.  More...

Meals on Wheels golf tourney raises $28,000

On Friday, May 11, 2018, Cherokee County Meals On Wheels hosted its 31st Annual Piedmont Golf Classic at Cherokee National Golf Course. A very heartfelt thank you to all the business sponsors and those that donated prizes.  More...

Church softball is serious business

The Church League Softball tournament for the 12 & under division and the youth division took place this past Saturday. All teams participated in a double elimination competition on what seemed like the hottest day of the year yet. More...

Print Edition

Click here for digital edition
2018-05-16 digital edition

Special Sections

Poll

Who do you support for Cherokee County Sheriff?