June 12, 2015 RSS feed / Local News

Flag Day ceremony today featuring Army Band

Have you ever witnessed or participated in a ceremony honoring the service of the United States flag? You can this Friday as the City of Gaffney honors Flag Day with a special ceremony and concert.  More...

Interim Healthcare Hospice grief support class in Greenville

GREENVILLE – Interim Healthcare is sponsoring a 10-week grief support class in Greenville. The weekly sessions will help one cope and adjust to the painful reality of deep loss in the presence of those who are or have been there.  More...

New home starts down

Housing starts slumped a bit in April — at least when compared to the same period 12 months ago.  In the latest report of the Homebuilders Association, the group said there were six new home starts in the county during April, down from a o More...

Police seize two dogs for different reasons

City of Gaffney police reported the seizures of two dogs, one stemming from a case of alleged ill treatment and the other stemming from a vicious dog complaint.  More...

County-owned bulding for sale in downtown area

The county’s former tax assessor’s office is on the market — again.  Cherokee County Council this past week instructed its administrators to solicit bids for the vacant building.  It will be the fifth time that council has More...

This is the summer for road trips, AAA says

Look out, here they come.  Aside from school doors having shut for the last time until August, drivers have extra incentive to hit the road this summer.  Gas prices are expected to fall to their lowest level since 2009, according to a recen More...

Presidential candidate here Saturday

Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee will make a campaign stop Saturday in Gaffney as part of a 5- city tour.  According to his campaign, the 2016 hopeful is going to have breakfast at 8 a.m. More...

Festival kick-off party moved

The South Carolina Peach Festival is moving its kickoff party and dessert contest to city hall.  The annual fruit-themed festival opens with a kickoff party Friday, July 10, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Gaffney City Hall. More...

Trustee questions priorities

School trustee Tracy Moore is concerned school safety issues are not a high enough priority in school renovations that are being done this summer.  More...

MILITIA DAY AT WALNUT GROVE –

Charles Moore's 1767 farm was the site of a militia muster before the Battle of Cowpens in January 1781.The S.C. More...

12 years perfect attendance

Four Cherokee County students graduated Tuesday with perfect attendance.  Blacksburg High graduate Devin Renee Moore went to school for 12 years without missing a single day. More...

City looking for ways to reduce the cost of proposed park

City officials want to find a way to drive down the cost of their proposed park near the Cherokee County Administration Building.  The estimated price tag of the 3.65-acre park is $2 million. More...

Sheriff Mueller wants your suggestions

Need something cleaned up?

Looking to put free labor to good use, Cherokee County Sheriff Steve Mueller is hoping Cherokee County residents will offer suggestions for cleanup projects.  More...

Assistant recognized

The Hospice Compassus program serving the Upstate of South Carolina recognizes Rebecca Thomas during the 38th Annual National Nursing Assistants Week June 11- 18 for providing the highest level of quality hospice care for patients and their families. More...

Graduates from Academy

Erika Wheat graduated from South Carolina Connections Academy, an online SC public school on Wednesday, June 10 in Columbia.  She will be attending York Technical College in the fall studying the Health Science field in Dental Hygiene.  S More...

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