July 13, 2011 RSS feed / Local News

CONSERVING OUR SOIL AND WATER

Local representatives from the Cherokee Soil & Water Conservation District, Thicketty Creek Watershed District and the USDA-NRCS attended the SCACD East Piedmont Area Meeting held at Cotton Hills More...

Mill village project ‘rocking and rolling’

Big changes are in the works for a part of town more commonly known as the mill village.  If successful, the city could receive as much as $1 million in federal Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) to revitalize the area.  Appalachian More...

Bullet fired through roof

An employee of a local styling salon discovered a hair-raising object while sweeping the floor July 10.  More...

deBorde resigns

Following nearly three years on the job as the City of Gaffney’s tourism project manager, Will deBorde has opted to resign from the post.  More...

Fuel spill causes shutdown

A popular West Floyd Baker Boulevard gas station had to temporarily shut downMonday because of a fuel spill, but was back in operation within an hour.  Officials credited fastacting gas station employees, andMother Nature, for keeping impacts to More...

Sheriff’s plan to restructure department stymied by section in budget ordinance

It appeared that Cherokee County Council had successfully stalled Sheriff Steve Mueller’s efforts to restructure his department until one council member broke ranks to insist that council take action on thematter .  More...

Volunteers provide a voice for children

Guardian ad Litem program is key to reuniting families

Everychildhasaavoice;butnoteveryoneofthose is heard.  Providing a voice to children who have been abused and neglected is the state’s volunteer Guardian ad Litem program, working to protect the youth’s interests on a case-by-case bas More...

POLICE REPORT

ffi Two vehicles parked on North Limestone Street, and another vehicle parked on Saddle Drive, recently were damaged by egg tossers.  More...

Victim’s property on the market

Estate of Melvin Roberts offers commercial building for sale or lease

A downtown Gaffney commercial building that was shuttered when an area businesswoman was accused of murdering her longtime boyfriend is back on the market and ready for use once again.  More...

Nonprofits receive trust fund grants

Two local nonprofit housing organizations recently made the final cut in a round of funding by the South Carolina Housing Trust Fund.  Cherokee County Habitat for Humanity will soon begin work on another home in Cherokee County, as well as the f More...

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