February 7, 2018 RSS feed / Local News

County grants tax break to KapStone Paper and Packaging

Cherokee County Council passed final reading Monday of a tax package that clears the way for a local company to upgrade its equipment. KapStone Paper and Packaging located on Hwy. More...

Winning was the piece de resistance

Cherokee County students were challenged to correctly spell their share of tricky words Tuesday in the annual school district spelling bee. More...

POLICE REPORTS

A school book bag and college textbooks were reported stolen following a vehicle burglary on West Buford Street. According to the Gaffney Police Department, someone entered an unlocked vehicle parked in the 200 block between 2 p.m. Jan. More...

Shady Grove Black History Month events

Shady Grove Baptist Church and the nation will celebrate February as Black History Month each Sunday in February during the 11 a.m. worship service. More...

WHAT’S UP

All items for What’s Up and general news should be sent by email to abbie@gaffneyledger.com. Tuesday Woman’s Club Meeting More...

Gaffney High robotics team wins design award

Gaffney High’s Subatomic Tomahawks won the design award and formed part of the winning alliance Saturday in an Indiana Jones-themed robotic game in this year’s state championship.  More...

Mobile home destroyed

A Wednesday afternoon fire that destroyed a vacant mobile home on Monroe Street was likely the result of an accident.  City of Gaffney firefighters were dispatched to the 200 block of Monroe Street shortly after 11 a.m. More...

School district searching for sites to serve summer meals to students

Student hunger does not take a break when the school year ends.  The Cherokee County School District Food Service program served more than 50,000 free meals in a summer meal program offered in schools and different community sites following the More...

Deadline for Chamber award nominations is Friday

The Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce is asking its members and residents to submit nominations for the following awards: More...

Alabama man arrested in connection with child porn on social media

A video of alleged child pornography that quickly spread on social media has led to the arrest of a man in Alabama.  And just like authorities elsewhere, Gaffney police are advising people — regardless of their good intentions — to More...

REGIONAL BEE WINNER

McKenna Dillingham, a student at The Village School of Gaffney, won the 5th grade regional spelling bee held at Laurens Academy on January 24, 2018. More...

Wage study finally complete

The long-awaited city wage and compensation study is expected to make its public debut this week. Committee Chairman Boone Peeler announced during Monday’s council meeting the personnel committee will meet at 4 p.m. More...

Limestone offering healthcare MBA

Limestone College is now offering a Healthcare Administration concentration to its online Master’s in Business Administration Program for students seeking a leadership career in healthcare-related fields.  More...

MAGIC MAN : Go ahead...pick a card...any card

It’s easy to have someone pick a card. The trick comes when several people pick a card at random and then see each card pulled out of a deck in a row. More...

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