May 20, 2013 RSS feed / Local News

Students sign pledge

Gaffney High students ended their prom weekend with an accomplishment worth celebrating.  More...

Timken employees spend rainy Saturday sawing and hammering

Local Timken employees spent a rainy Saturday morning installing the flooring for a future Habitat for Humanity homeowner.  More...

More sign regulations coming?

In an effort to aid local businesses located off major roadways, the city’s Planning Commission is considering an ordinance to regulate directional signs.  Currently, small signs giving motorists directions to restaurants, convenience stor More...

POLICE REPORTS

l Two fishing rods and an extension cord were reported stolen following a May 8 burglary on Rita Street.  According to the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office, someone entered a residence in the 200 block between 7:30 a.m. and 8 a.m. More...

Will Boy Scouts accept gay youth?

AP — With its ranks deeply divided, the Boy Scouts of America is asking its local leaders from across the country to decide whether its contentious membership policy should be overhauled so that openly gay boys can participate in Scout units.&n More...

Zephyrhills has a winner

ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. More...

KNOW(2) to pay for GED exams

A limited number of scholarships are available from the county adult education office to help cover a $150 test fee for a computer-based GED exam offered in summer school.  More...

GOP responds to county man’s lawsuit

An attorney for the South Carolina Republican Party has asked the Cherokee County Court of Common Pleas to dismiss a lawsuit filed against the party and its executive director by a Cherokee County resident who claims he was defamed by the state GOP b More...

Apartment complex getting major makeover

After housing low-income residents for decades, the Berkeley Apartments will be getting a major makeover that involves renovating the buildings and a name change.  “We are changing the name to Oak Tree Villas,” Kevin Burell told the More...

READERS ON THE ROAD

Jon Wade and Anna Weatherford took The Ledger along on a recent trip to Italy. They are shown here in Porto Venere, just south of Cinque Terre on the Mediterranean coast. More...

Head Of The Class

A PROFILE OF SCHOOLS IN CHEROKEE COUNTY

Limestone Professors will spend summer in China   More...

Public invited to join ‘Sheriff’s Ride’

Motorcyclists are being placed on notice that it’s time to start polishing their chrome.  Cherokee County Sheriff Steve Mueller announced that the 9th annual Sheriff’s Ride for the Relay will be held Saturday, June 1, beginning at 10 More...

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