May 25, 2018 RSS feed / Local News

Police need your help to identify person of interest

The Cherokee County Sheriff ’s Office is seeking the public’s help in identifying a person of interest seen on security camera footage at a Shelby Highway convenience store where a shooting occurred May 13.  The shooting occurred at More...

Computers stolen from school

Cherokee County Sheriff ’s Office deputies are on the lookout for a thief or thieves who stole several computers from a local elementary school.  More...

Attorney files notice of intent to sue

An attorney representing a former Cherokee County Detention Center inmate has filed a notice of intent to sue the jail and its contracted health care provider, claiming the inmate’s abdominal pain was misdiagnosed for several days until a ruptu More...

SIGN THEM UP

SIGN THEM UP — Gaffney High seniors sign letters of intent at an academic signing day Tuesday during which they pledge to complete their college education at a 2- or 4-year college. More...

BIRTH

Zach and Erica Clary of Boiling Springs, S.C. announce the birth of their daughter, Reese Ryan, on April 11, weighing 6 pounds, 15 ounces. More...

CONTRIBUTIONS

CONTRIBUTIONS — The Broad River Antique Power Association made contributions to the Handyman Ministries (top photo) and the Midway Baptist Church Backpack program. More...

Gaffney man serving 25 years in prison gets 19 more

A 42-year-old Gaffney man already serving a 25- year prison sentence out of Newberry County received a concurrent 19- year prison sentence last Thursday in Cherokee County General Sessions Court after reaching a plea agreement on a drug trafficking c More...

Construction of new schools nearly complete; renovation of middle schools next on the agenda

BHS getting $1.74 million upgrade in addition to new stadium

A new Blacksburg High stadium and renovation work in all four middle schools highlight the second phase of summer construction in a $67 million school district building program.  More...

POLICE REPORTS

Police investigate incident in which victim was allegedly attacked by group of men

City of Gaffney police were called to investigate an alleged assault and battery by mob that was recorded on video.  According to an incident report, police were dispatched to the 100 block of Lincoln Drive on May 11 at approximately 7:30 p.m. More...

WHAT’S UP

All items for What’s Up and general news should be sent by email to abbie@gaffneyledger.com. Small Ruminant Workshop l Upstate Small Ruminant Workshop will be held June 8 from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Carolina Savanna Farms. Cost is $20. More...

Be prepared for crowded highways this weekend

Memorial Day is approaching and for many that means a day off from work, celebrations and heavy traffic. AAA Carolinas expects roughly 1.7 million Carolinians to be on the road this coming weekend.  More...

Honored

The Cherokee County Disabilities and Special Needs Board recently honored Jan Middleton for her dedicated service.  Mrs. More...

Graduates basic training

U.S. Air Force Airman Christopher H. More...

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