August 4, 2010 RSS feed / Local News

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PERFECT — Amy Fowler (left) puts the finishing touches on a face painting project for Lyric Dukes during Saturday's “Back to School Health Fair” hosted by ReGenesis Health Care. More...

Sunday school class wants to ‘supply’ some help

Collecting school supplies through Aug. 11

A Sunday School class has launched a school supply drive to help struggling students in middle schools.   More...

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Five new Gaffney Police Department reserve officers were sworn into service last Wednesday by Chief Rick Turner. More...

Deceased woman’s family sues hospital

The estate of a Gaffney woman filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Upstate Carolina Medical Center on Tuesday, claiming hospital records showed the woman was given the wrong medication while she was being treated there in January 2009.   More...

Blacksburg student awarded state accounting scholarship

The South Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants (SCACPA) Educational Fund Trustees has announced that Anna Millwood of Blacksburg has been awarded the Burkett, Burkett & Burkett, CPA, PA Scholarship. More...

Tech center student wins scholarship

Spartanburg Community College recently awarded eight high school students at area career centers fulltuition scholarships to attend Spartanburg Community College (SCC) after graduation. More...

Limestone alumna named ‘Teacher of the Year’

Limestone College alumna Tomikia Whitmire has been named Teacher of the Year for Spartanburg Charter School. More...

Apartments for sale

Billed as an investment opportunity, one of the area’s largest apartment complexes is on the selling block.   Berkeley Apartments on Chandler Drive is for sale, according to the Web site homesandland.com. More...

Professors of Soul will perform here Aug. 6

The 2010 run of the successful “Shindig at the Gaffney Cabin” free concert series, with only two shows to go, will continue on Friday, Aug. 6. The concert, from 6:30-9 p.m., will feature a performance by The Professors of Soul.   More...

Commission receives $65,000 grant to reduce drunk driving

The Cherokee County Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission has received a 4-year federal grant to start a community partnership focused on reducing the number of alcohol-related car crashes. More...

Millage rate here equates to a real deal

They say numbers don’t lie.   With that in mind, it appears county residents are getting quite a bargain when it comes to the county’s millage rate. More...

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LIMESTONE COLLEGE GETS BIG CHECK – Officials of The Palmetto Bank, long time supporters of Limestone College, are shown presenting a $1,000 check dedicated to the college's Limestone Fund. More...

Average pay here $35,000

Workers here earn an average wage of nearly $35,000 to rank in the middle of the average wage-per-jobs statewide. More...

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THE NAME FITS — An “ugly legs” contest was held recently at Brandi's Restaurant. Contestants were (l-r) Jack Caldwell, Bill Mullinax, Billy Hardin, Gene Taylor, Rev. More...

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