August 24, 2016 RSS feed / Local News

Bids for new school construction to be opened Sept. 1

Bids for site work on the new B.D. Lee Elementary School will be opened Sept. 1.  M.B. Kahn is taking bids from subcontractors for site preparation at the school. More...

Woman doesn’t fall for scammer trying to get her bank account number

A local woman was sure the caller at the other end of her phone line was a scam artist, but listened just long enough to hear the crazy pitch in full detail.  More...

WHAT’S UP

All items for What’s Up and general news should be sent by email to abbie@gaffneyledger.com. Back to School Bash More...

Inspirational singer Sherry Anne bringing tour to Spartanburg

Inspirational singer Sherry Anne is bringing her 2016 Closer Walk tour to Spartanburg for the 2016 South Carolina Songfest celebration at Free Chapel Church, 500 Evangel Road. More...

Deputies: Mom killed newborn by putting him in refrigerator

CHESTER, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina mother killed her 4-day-old son by putting him in the refrigerator for three hours, authorities said. Angela Blackwell is charged with homicide by child abuse. More...

City has new home start

Something unusual happened in the city in July — a new home start was reported.  That makes two for the city this year, equaling the total through the first six months of 2015, according to the monthly report from the HomeBuilders Associat More...

Registration deadline Aug. 27

Voter registration for Gaffney City Council 2 will close on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016. In order to vote you must be registered at least 30 days prior to any election, according to South Carolina election law. More...

District pursuing delinquent lunch accounts

The Cherokee County School District is attempting to balance collection of $150,000 owed for student meals with the emotional issue of feeding students.  A new meal charge and payment policy takes effect in county schools once a grace period end More...

Michigan couple weds to sweet sound of tornado sirens

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Sarratt named school board chairman

Cherokee County School Board members were united on their new leadership Monday in an election of board officers.  More...

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