PUBLIC NOTICES JUDICIAL SALE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA CHEROKEE COUNTY COURT OF COMMON PLEAS 2022CP1100009 CLERK OF COURT SALE BY VIRTUE of an Order of Foreclosure and Sale heretofore granted in the case of: Clifford Buff v. Eddie Charles Proctor, Jr. and Candance Treneisha Burney, I, the undersigned Clerk of Court for Cherokee County, will sell on August 1, Read more […]

2022-07-29 E-Edition


Two of Cherokee County’s newest detention officers endured intense pain Wednesday to complete their job qualifications. Timothy Steadman and Lacy Hancock were shot for five seconds with a taser before taking a full face of pepper spray in front of nearly 200 kids at the Boys and Girls Club. Major Stephen Anderson of the Cherokee County Detention Center explained to […]

Two plead guilty to child porn charges

Two Cherokee County men were sentenced Wednesday on charges of sexual exploitation of a minor, third degree. Nathaniel Leron Jordon, of North Cherokee Ford Road, was sentenced to eight years in the state department of corrections. Jordon was arrested in September of 2021 on the charges. According to investigator Lucinda Mckellar, Jordon possessed child sexual abuse images and videos on […]

Candidate statements due today

The Gaffney Ledger will publish candidate statements for the upcoming August 9 elections the week prior. The deadline for candidates to submit their statements of candidacy is Friday, July 29 at 5 p.m. The statements should be no longer than 600 words and emailed in a Word document or plain text to [email protected]. A jpeg photo should be attached. Ballots […]

In case you haven’t noticed, your property value just went up

County officials have mailed reassessment notices to owners of approximately 32,000 residential and commercial properties throughout Cherokee County. Changes in assessed values can affect how much landowners pay in annual property taxes. South Carolina counties reassess the taxable values of property every five years. Cherokee County’s previous reassessment was in 2018 because of a 1- year delay. Reassessment notices can […]

Upstate 4-H Market Steer Project

The Upstate 4-H Market Steer Project is a livestock-based youth project that promotes animal husbandry and development of entrepreneurial skills. In this project, 4-H and FFA youth purchase, raise, and sell a beef steer. The project kicks off with an initial weigh-in, held in August and concludes with an auction in March. While youth participants raise their steer they will […]

Scott joins Colliers as brokerage associate

Spartanburg, SC — Drake Scott has joined Colliers | South Carolina as a Brokerage Associate in the firm’s Spartanburg office, working with the brokerage team in all asset classes with a focus on industrial properties. In his previous role as Main Street Director for the City of Gaffney, he was responsible for recruiting businesses to the downtown area and keeping […]

Meth trafficker sentenced to 14 years

A Gaffney man will spend 14 years behind bars following a plea hearing where he admitted to trafficking methamphetamine. Bradley Wayne White, 36, pleaded guilty to trafficking meth between 28-100 grams 2nd offense, possession of a weapon during a violent crime, receiving stolen goods, possession of a controlled substance, distribution of meth 3rd or subsequent offense, possession of meth, 2nd […]

Multiple charges lead to guilty plea

A Gaffney man was sentenced to five years in jail after pleading guilty to a slew of burglary and other charges Monday. Phillip Shae Sprouse, 29, was indicted on 14 charges, including burglary 2nd degree (violent), breaking into motor vehicles, contributing to the delinquency of a minor, failure to stop and possession of a sawed-off shotgun, among others. The bulk […]