March 12, 2018 RSS feed / Local News

Alma receives STEAM grant

Alma Elementary will use robots and computer coding to help kindergarten students turn on the STEAM from an early age.  STEAM is an acronym for science, technology, engineering, arts and math.  More...

Blacksburg town council begins task of finalizing budget

After hearing presentations from department heads, Blacksburg Town Council will begin the difficult task Tuesday of making decisions on its spending priorities.  More...

Gunshot victim stumbles into business seeking help

POLICE REPORTS

The Cherokee County Sheriff ’s Office is investigating a Friday night incident during which a man went into a North Limestone Street business seeking help after he had been shot on a nearby street.  Sheriff Steve Mueller said it’s al More...

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Week of March 12-17, 2018

Monday Cherokee County School Board Meeting – DistrictOffice Board Room, 7 p.m. Tuesday More...

MARRIAGES

The following marriages have been filed in the probate court of Cherokee County as of February 28, 2018:  More...

WISHES DO COME TRUE

Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce Junior Ambassadors presented a $15,002 check March 2 to Make-A-Wish South Carolina. More...

Fine arts students from SCSDB perform Feb. 28 at State House

Fine arts students from the SC School for the Deaf and the Blind traveled to the state capitol for a special performance before the SC House of Representatives on Feb 28. More...

BPW OKs budget with no rate increases, employees get raises

Gaffney Board of Public Works commissioners quickly approved at their monthly meeting Tuesday the new fiscal year budget that holds the line on rates. More...

Seeking re-election

Incumbent Cherokee County Council members Mike Fowlkes (District 2), Charles Mathis (District 5) and Tracy McDaniel (District 7) have announced their intention to seek re-election. More...

Churches hope to re-enact Palm Sunday procession

Three churches from different traditions have joined forces to organize a Palm Sunday procession through the streets of Gaffney.  Thousands of worshippers worldwide traditionally wave palm fronds and branches to mark the triumphant day the Bible More...

WHAT’S UP

Revival at Beaverdam Baptist Church Beaverdam Baptist Church would like to invite everyone to their revival Monday, March 12 — Wednesday, March 14. Service will begin at 7 p.m. nightly. Pastor Fred Quidley will be preaching. Easter Egg Hunt More...

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HISTORY COMES TO LIFE

Gaffney Middle School honored Black History Month with a program during which students presented music, speeches, and a dramatic living museum of famous black Americans. More...

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Corinth Elementary 5th-graders, Erica Hawkins, Michael Rose, and James Foster created a Truss Bridge from popsicle sticks in Project GOAL. It held a weight of 405.9 lbs. without breaking! More...

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