August 5, 2013 RSS feed / Local News

Peeler’s ‘Read for Success Act’ will be debated again in January

Children struggling to read by the end of the third grade could be held back another year under an education bill lawmakers will debate again in January.  More...

School district announces high school registration and driving permit process

Driving and riding permits for Cherokee Technology Center will be made at Cherokee Technology Center beginning on Aug. More...

Power out

One man was flown for medical treatment following a late Friday evening accident on Pacolet Highway that knocked out power service and shut down the highway for about two hours.  More...

County council peppers DOT official with tough questions

A local Department of Transportation official faced some tough questions from Cherokee County Council on Thursday over the state funding — or lack of it — for road improvement projects here.  More...

Will exit exam be eliminated?

High school students may no longer have to pass an exit exam in order to graduate under legislation being considered by state lawmakers.  South Carolina requires high school students to earn 24 course credits and successfully pass the exit exam More...

POLICE REPORT

l City of Gaffney police are investigating a hit-and-run accident that damaged two vehicles in the Walmart parking lot and were able to track down the alleged driver.  More...

READERS ON THE ROAD

Harold and Nancy Crocker are pictured here with The Gaffney Ledger while in Alaska in July for 15 days, including a cruise.On your next trip out of town or tour of duty, take a copy of The Ledger alo More...

Council decides to adopt attendance requirement

Like in the classroom, attendance will soon count on county boards and commissions.  Cherokee County Council on Thursday approved a recommendation by Cherokee County Interim Administrator Ben Clary to adopt an attendance requirement for county More...

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