September 22, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Sir Purr joins Mary Bramlett students to “Fuel Up to PLAY 60”

Emir Aragon and his Mary Bramlett Elementary School classmates worked up a good sweat Tuesday.  And they couldn’t have been happier — or healthier.  The Carolina Panthers and the Southeast Dairy Association teamed up to host a F More...

Another breach of peace arrest made in shooting investigation

City of Gaffney police announced Wednesday afternoon another arrest has been made as part of an ongoing investigation into an Aug. 7 shooting incident on Lincoln Drive that led to an 18-year-old Gaffney woman’s death.  More...

YWA officers finalize plans for 48th Annual Session and Banquet

Thickety Mountain YWA officers are pictured finalizing plans for their 48th Annual Session and Banquet being held Saturday, Sept. More...

Updated List

Parson’s Pantry Walk Supporters

CHURCHES:  l McKowns Mountain Baptist l Midway Baptist - Brotherhood l First Baptist, Bremen, GA l Brushy Creek Baptist, Easley l Madison Street Baptist, Commerce, GA  HONORARIUMS / MEMORIALS   More...

Cherokee’s ‘Eat Smart Move More’ featured in association’s magazine

An effort to make sure Cherokee County children eat healthy and exercise has been featured in a magazine.  A lengthy 10-page spread on the Cherokee County Eat Smart Move More Coalition graced the most recent issue of “COUNTY FOCUS,” More...

POLICE REPORTS

l City of Gaffney police responded Sept. More...

WHAT’S UP

Blacksburg High Pancake Supper Fundraiser Blacksburg High will hold a pancake supper fundraiser Friday, Sept. 22 from 5-7 p.m. in the school cafeteria. Tickets are $8. More...

New guidelines set for school report cards; more emphasis on student achievement

About 35 percent of South Carolina schools will receive excellent and good ratings under a state school accountability plan approved Monday by the Education Oversight Committee (EOC).  More...

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