April 20, 2018 RSS feed / Local News

Vets to be honored, remembered at Vietnam Wall ceremonies

Gaffney, S.C. – Broad River Electric is bringing the American Veterans Traveling Tribute’s (AVTT) Vietnam Memorial Wall to its headquarters in Gaffney May 3 through May 6. More...

New state law allows students with disabilities to be eligible for ‘employability diploma’

High school students with disabilities can earn an “employability credential” under a new state law designed to recognize the achievements of special needs children.  More...

POLICE REPORTS

l Gaffney police were called to Pecan Street on April 16 after a woman allegedly slashed a man’s above-ground swimming pool.  More...

POLICE REPORTS

Good Samaritan robbed after giving ride to ‘injured daughter’s’ dad

City of Gaffney police were called to investigate after a Good Samaritan was robbed while giving someone a ride.  More...

Derrick Family provides $100,000 for scholarship

Dr. C. Warren Derrick, Jr., and his family have provided Limestone College with a gift of $100,000 to establish the Ann Berry Derrick Endowed Scholarship.  More...

FLAGS AT HALF STAFF HONOR BARBARA BUSH

Flags across the country, including in Cherokee County, are being flown at half staff in honor of former First Lady Barbara Bush, who died Tuesday at 92. More...

Vietnam Wall Schedule

l Honor Escort – Wednesday, May 2, Departs from Cowpens National Battlefield between 2:30-3 p.m.  l Opening Ceremony – Thursday, May 3, Noon  l Candlelight Service – Thursday, May 3, 8 p.m. More...

Residents interview for administrator job

Several county residents are interested in becoming the county’s next administrator.  Cherokee County Auditor Merv Bishop, local businessman Jimbo Martin, Kasey Carnley and Steve Wood are among the candidates for the position, according to More...

SAINTS SIGN TWIN CHEERLEADERS

Limestone College head cheerleading coach Hailey Martin (center) poses with twin sisters Ashton Wyatt (left) and Grace Wyatt moments after they signed their National Letters of Intent on April 19 to More...

South Carolina ranks 11th nationally in offering preschool

South Carolina ranks 11th nationally in the number of children enrolled in public kindergarten programs despite spending below the national average for early childhood education.  More...

WHAT’S UP

CAVA Exhibit Reception and Gallery Talk A reception for CAVA’s April-May Exhibit, The Susanne Floyd Gunter Art Collection, will be held April 20 from 6-8 p.m. A gallery talk will begin at 6 p.m. The CAVA Gallery is located at 201 W. More...

Limestone professor, students helping City of Gaffney firefighters get healthy

Firefighters in the City of Gaffney are healthier these days, all because of a research project that started in Canada.  So how did a health-related study in The Great White North make its way down to the Palmetto State and into a fire station i More...

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