2021-01-08 E-Edition

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Developer plans to build 163 patio homes

A developer wants to bring a 163-lot patio home subdivision to North Limestone Street. Mark III Developers would locate the subdivision near the former Burns Chevrolet car dealership on North Limestone Street. The developer has built multiple subdivisions in Spartanburg and would use a national builder. Just what is a patio home? Generally, a patio home is a smaller, single-family […]


Essential workers being left in the dark on details

Frustrated. It’s how many essential workers in Cherokee County feel regarding the lack of information on receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. South Carolina received the first doses of the vaccine Dec. 14 and began distribution to hospitals and long-term care facilities. Aside from healthcare workers, those in Phase 1a, deemed “critical workers,” include dentists, dental hygienists, optometrists and assistants, home health […]


Vaccine distribution is occurring in a phased approach. The following outline provides an overview of the anticipated categories and time for each phase. This is subject to change at any time for many reasons, such as a change in federal guidance or in the VAC’s recommendations for South Carolina. Phase 1a (Mid-December – February) Phase 1a includes: Healthcare workers Initial […]


Sandra Little’s Christmas wish came true as she got a hug from Santa on Christmas Eve in Gaffney at her home. To continue reading this article, log in or click here to subscribe.

Governor announces grants from COVID relief aid funds

Gov. Henry McMaster announced Tuesday the state will provide $19.9 million from coronavirus relief aid for job training, education services to foster children, and to expand kindergarten programs for children in poverty. The grants will be distributed between the state Department of Social Services, the South Carolina Technical College System, the Office of First Steps and the state Department of […]

Sanctity of Life service Jan. 17

Broad River Baptist Church will be celebrating Sanctity of Human Life Sunday, Jan. 17 at 10 a.m. Kevin Qualls, Senior Director of Operations with Christian Adoption Services, will speak on a message from Exodus 2:1-10 on the “Power of Adoption.” The church will also place 62 white crosses in front and down the side of the church representing the 62 […]


Chick-fil-A of Gaffney presented a $1,989.03 check to The Gaffney Ledger’s Christmas Is For Kids Fundraiser. Funds were raised as part of Chick-fil-A’s Cookies for Community program, in which a portion of cookie sales each month is donated to a local nonprofit. More than 14,000 cookies were sold during December. Show above, lr, are: Andy Clary, The Gaffney Ledger; Faith […]

Snow possible today

County emergency officials are bracing for possible icy road conditions (Friday) this morning. Cherokee County Emergency Management Director Rick Peterson said the latest information from the National Weather Service called for rain that could become ice Thursday night into Friday morning. However, as of Thursday afternoon, little or no accumulation was expected, Peterson said. That could change if the wind […]


Grassy Pond Elementary Beta Club members celebrated the season of giving by collecting items to meet the needs and wants of children at Cherokee Children’s Home. Beta Club members are shown with boxes filled with items such as shampoo, regular hair brushes, rainbow rubber bands, boxed snack cakes and fuzzy socks. The boxes were delivered to Cherokee Children’s Home shortly […]