2019-10-04

2019-10-04 E-Edition

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FALL COLORS

City of Gaffney workers spruce up a welcome sign location at Logan and Granard streets with some fall decorations. The calendar says it’s autumn, but the thermometer said it was nearly 100 degrees Thursday. To continue reading this article, log in or click here to subscribe.

CHAPS, Limestone College big A-Tax winners




The Cherokee Historical and Preservation Society (CHAPS) and Limestone College were the big winners Tuesday when a committee made its recommendations regarding how the city should dole out its A-Tax money. CHAPS will get $22,461 and Limestone will receive nearly $20,000, according to the recommendation of the city’s Accommodations Tax Advisory Committee. Although CHAPS is in line to get the […]

KNOW(2) has new director




After 16 years working in grant writing and economic development, Teresa Spires is looking forward to using her experience to make a lasting impact on the Cherokee County community. Spires recently finished her first month as KNOW(2) executive director. The longtime Gaffney resident has spent most of the past 16 years working as a grant writer, economic development and planner […]

Suspect in church vandalism case taken into custody




Police have revealed the identity of a suspect in a vandalism incident at a Gaffney church. When members of the Gaffney Free Will Baptist Church went to the church Sept. 29, they found two windows broken. The members went to police and social media with video of the incident. The subject did not gain entry to the church. A press […]

WALKING & HOPPING

Northwest Elementary students hop in the air Wednesday at one of several exercise stations while involved in a Walk to School Day. Limestone College and Gaffney High students, along with firefighters, joined Northwest Elementary students on the fun morning walk around the school. To continue reading this article, log in or click here to subscribe.

7 LITTLE INDIANS

These boys showed their support for the Gaffney Indians last week in the ‘Pink Out’ game vs Byrnes. To continue reading this article, log in or click here to subscribe.

CAR VS POLE

A head-on collision with a utility pole occurred Oct. 1 in the 1900 block of Cherokee Avenue, resulting in damage to power lines and cracks in the pole’s base. Live wires were neutralized shortly after the crash and maintenance on the pole is expected to occur shortly. To continue reading this article, log in or click here to subscribe.

Gas prices coming down




Gas prices are finally beginning to fall two weeks after prices rose over the past couple of weeks. The Carolinas are finally seeing lower gas prices after two weeks of high prices, with many gas stations beginning to sell fuel for a few cents cheaper. South Carolina gas prices have collectively gone down three cents and are expected to go […]

Whelchel’s algae problem controlled




While an Upstate utility combats an increased algae problem in a big source of drinking water, Gaffney Board of Public Works officials said their algae problems at Lake Whelchel are a thing of the past. The Spartanburg water company is treating Lake Bowen with an algaecide, but BPW Water Department Superintendent Bryant Fleming told the Board of Commissioners on Tuesday […]