April 25, 2018 RSS feed / Local News

CAN YOU HEAR ME NOW?

Randall Phillips makes radio contact with another ham radio operator Saturday during the Iron City Festival in Blacksburg. More...

Proposed indoor recreation facility not director’s top priority

A Cherokee County Recreation District official admitted that construction of a multipurpose indoor facility isn’t at the top of his priority list right now, but that doesn’t mean the project has been put on hold.  More...

City waiting on state approval to begin demo

Gaffney Administrator James Taylor is eager to sign the paperwork to begin the demolition of dilapidated houses in the Tank Branch community.  But he has to wait until the state Department of Commerce reviews and signs off on all the bid documen More...

Small businesses in the spotlight April 30-May 4

The City of Gaffney and Mayor Henry Jolly will recognize National Small Business Week, the first week of May, with a proclamation Friday, April 27 at Gaffney City Hall starting at 2 p.m. More...

City department bosses to present ‘wish lists’ Friday

City of Gaffney department bosses get their chance Friday afternoon to present their 2018-2019 budget requests to the city’s Finance Committee.  If this year is any indication, they’ll have some convincing to do.  More...

WHAT’S UP

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

VIRTUAL ANATOMY

Health science instructor Candace Transou, left, gives a demonstration of a new cyber anatomy virtual reality system called Z Space Wednesday during a career fair at Gaffney High. More...

Kirby selected to the Citadel Class of 2019 Summerall Guards

CHARLESTON — After weeks of rigorous training and tryouts, The Citadel Class of 2019 Summerall Guards were introduced on Saturday, March 24. More...

FATAL VISION

Blacksburg High School students, left and right, attempt to walk in a straight line Friday while wearing Fatal Vision goggles during a Prom Bash activity. More...

Home starts up in March, but still down for the year

After two sluggish months, home starts rebounded in March.  There were 15 new home starts for the month, up from 11 in March 2017, according to the Homebuilders Association of Cherokee County newsletter.  For the year, though, new home star More...

GHS student finalist in state writing contest

Gaffney High student Matthew Goins was named a finalist last Wednesday in the fifth annual South Carolina High School Writing Contest. More...

SAFETY FIRST

Several members of the Gaffney Fire Department and Gaffney Police Department have gone through the necessary training to become certified child safety seat technicians and recently held a child safety seat checkpoint in the parking lot outside the Ga More...

Some difficult financial decisions await school district officials

A hike in taxes may be needed for Cherokee County to run its schools next year, board leaders learned during a budget hearing Monday. More...

Police investigating incidents in which mopeds were stolen

POLICE REPORTS

A moped was reported stolen April 19 from an Elm Street parking lot.  According to the Gaffney Police Department, someone took a black-colored 2018 Tao Taobrand moped from the 200 block.   More...

COOKIES FOR COMMUNITY

Pictured is Alison Dey and John Dunlap with Chick-fil- A of Gaffney, along with Shakilla Lattimore of PEACHCenter Ministries. More...

THE END OF A JOURNEY

Blacksburg High School senior Wesley Patterson relives his journey through school Thursday while wearing his graduation cap and gown. More...

MUSIC AND MOTOCROSS

Freestyle motocross rider Tyler Davidson goes airborne off his seat Saturday during a motorcycle stunt show at the Iron City Festival in Blacksburg. The stunt show has become a crowd favorite over the past three years. More...

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