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Cherokee County to close Granard Middle School, consolidate students into two other schools  Spartanburg Herald Journal

Facing mounting costs to keep aging Granard Middle School open, the Cherokee County School District board of trustees has voted to close the school and ...



Town Square: OTO Development earns three awards from Marriott International  Spartanburg Herald Journal

OTO Development, part of The Johnson Group, has received three top awards from Marriott International. The Spartanburg SC based hotelier was named ...



Gaffney High baseball holds 'orange out' game in honor of baby who died of rare liver disease  FOX Carolina

GAFFNEY, SC (FOX Carolina) What would normally be a sea of gold and black at a Gaffney High School baseball game was orange Thursday night.



VIDEO: S.C. receiver makes acrobatic game-winning TD grab  USA TODAY High School Sports

Gaffney (S.C.) wide receiver Reggie Harris made a sensational TD catch to win a game Friday night.



South Carolina teachers gather in Gaffney to discuss education reform bill with state senators  FOX Carolina

GAFFNEY, SC (FOX Carolina) "Kids are the future." It's a phrase many in education are familiar with, however in South Carolina many teachers said they're ...



Gaffney High to celebrate homecoming Friday  Gaffney Ledger

Gaffney High School will host the 2018 Homecoming Assembly on Friday, September 28. Alumni from 1948, 1958, 1968, 1978, 1988, 1993, 1998 and 2008 will ...



SC school superintendent charged with DUI after I-85 crash  The State

The superintendent of a South Carolina school district was charged with driving under the influence after crashing into another car on Interstate 85. Quincie Little ...



Bands of America Competition at Gaffney High  Gaffney Ledger

Photos from the Bands of America competition held at Gaffney High School October 13. (Photos by Juan Blas). A member of the Clover High School Guard ...



GHS senior to be crowned Miss Cherokeean Saturday night  Gaffney Ledger

Twenty-four contestants will be 'dressed for success' as they compete for titles in Gaffney High School's Miss Cherokeean pageant Saturday night. The pageant ...



Cherokee County superintendent placed on leave after DUI arrest  Gaffney Ledger

By TIM GULLA & Scott Powell. Ledger Staff Writers. Cherokee County School District Superintendent Dr. Quincie Moore was placed on paid administrative leave ...



MISS CHEROKEEAN PAGEANT  Gaffney Ledger

The Miss Cherokeean Pageant was held Saturday night at Gaffney High School. Pictured left to right are the winners: Naomi Bolden, Miss Junior; Dacy Thomas, ...



Gaffney HS substitute teacher accused of sexual battery with student  WSPA.com

A substitute teacher at Gaffney High School has been arrested after allegations of an improper relationship with a student, according to Cherokee Co.



Gaffney High season football tickets go on sale Aug. 6  Gaffney Ledger

Gaffney High School reserved season football tickets will go on sale Monday, Aug. 6, through Friday, Aug. 10, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. to those persons who ...



Gaffney runs over Spartanburg, 42-22  Spartanburg Herald Journal

GAFFNEY — Spartanburg came to The Reservation on Thursday with hopes for an upset. Those hopes were quickly wiped away by the Indians 1-2 backfield ...



Gaffney hands Dorman its first loss with late touchdown  Spartanburg Herald Journal

GAFFNEY — Reggie Harris wasn't going to let this touchdown get away.Harris, who was caught from behind on a would-be touchdown reception earlier in the ...



UPDATE: NFL players brother killed in Gaffney drive-by shooting  Spartanburg Herald Journal

GAFFNEY – Hours after 23-year-old Overton Good was shot and killed Tuesday morning in his Pleasant School Road home, a line of Cherokee County sheriff's ...



More charges for minister who got teen pregnant twice and she had abortions, SC cops say  The State

A minister was arrested at his South Carolina church Wednesday for sexually abusing a minor that he got pregnant twice, according to the Spartanburg County ...



Gaffney band celebrates wild animals in Untamable show  Spartanburg Herald Journal

The Gaffney High School marching band will perform a selection of songs this season in a show called "Untamable." The show will feature five cages, which are ...



Former Gaffney Ledger Publisher Louis Sossamon dies  Spartanburg Herald Journal

Family and friends of Louis Cody Sossamon Sr., who served as publisher of The Gaffney Ledger for 30 years, remember how he meticulously ran the daily ...



Senate committee to hold public hearing on SC education reform Monday in Gaffney  Spartanburg Herald Journal

The S.C. Senate Education Committee will hold a hearing Monday night in Gaffney to collect public comment on the proposed South Carolina Career ...



Educators, senators work together to change education bill  WIS10

Lawmakers have been amending the massive-education reform bill since it was introduced.



ENGAGEMENT  Gaffney Ledger

The late Mr. Kelvin T. Robbs of Gaffney and Ms. Nina L. Wilkins of Spartanburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Grenisha Nicole Beatty to Anthony ...



Gaffney Golfer Zack Gordon Wins NHSCA National High School Golf Athlete of the Year  WSPA.com

Clemson, SC (Clemson SID) — Clemson signee Zack Gordon has been named the 2017-2018 NHSCA National High School Senior Boys' Golf Athlete of the ...



New-look Gaffney golf team out to defend state championship  Gaffney Ledger

The goal for the Gaffney High School boys golf team shouldn't be too hard to figure out this season. Last year the Indians won the Class 5A state title. Not only ...



GHS student dies in weekend crash  Gaffney Ledger

Shock and sadness spread quickly Sunday afternoon when it was learned a 16-year-old Gaffney High School student was killed in a Saturday evening accident ...



Outcry over mold in Cherokee Co. Schools prompts testing  WSPA.com

CHEROKEE COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) - A Spartanburg microbiologist has taken his concerns over mold in the Cherokee County School District public and he has ...



Second suspect charged with murder in shooting death of NFL star's brother near Gaffney  FOX Carolina

GAFFNEY, SC (FOX Carolina) - Sheriff Steve Mueller two men have been charged with murder after a deadly shooting in Cherokee County Tuesday.



Gaffney baseball to honor baby lost during pregnancy, help family raise awareness of ICP  WSPA.com

GAFFNEY, SC - A Union mother is raising awareness of a rare condition that took the life of her son, before she got the chance to welcome him into the world.



Mary Black Physicians Group welcomes Nurse Practitioner back to Gaffney  Gaffney Ledger

GAFFNEY, SC - Mary Black Physicians Group (MBPG) Convenient Care -Gaffney welcomes Brittany Bailey, NP back to Gaffney. Brittany is a graduate from ...



Phillip McHam to lead Gaffney basketball program  Spartanburg Herald Journal

Phillip McHam had a different title when he met with his Gaffney High School basketball players on Tuesday. That didn't change a thing about the work he's ...



UCHS 1-2 after loss to Gaffney  Union Daily Times

UNION COUNTY — The Union County Yellow Jackets fell to Gaffney on Friday Night 34-7 in the Highway 18 Rivalry. The Jackets are now 1-2 on the season.



Teen girl identified in weekend Blue Ridge Parkway death  Asheville Citizen-Times

A girl who was killed in a car wreck on the Blue Ridge Parkway on Saturday was identified by family and friends. She is from Gaffney, South Carolina.



Upstate marching bands to take the field at Bands of America Regional contest  FOX Carolina

GAFFNEY, SC (FOX Carolina) - Three Upstate high school marching bands will need to mark time and keep in step Saturday at a regional marching competition ...



Changes proposed for SC education bill after 5 hours of testimony  WIS10

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - After listening to five hours of teacher testimony last week, lawmakers have made proposed changes to an 84-page education reform bill.



New documents reveal Cherokee Co. Schools' response to mold concerns  WSPA.com

There are new developments over mold concerns some parents have complained about inside Cherokee County schools.



GHS student laid to rest  Gaffney Ledger

Tears flowed freely Friday afternoon as friends and relatives gathered together to say goodbye to a Gaffney High School student whose life ended far too soon.



Couple seeks to raise awareness on ICP through baseball  FOX Carolina

GAFFNEY, SC (FOX Carolina) - After nearly 10 years together, Allison and Brandon Gardner could not wait to be parents. The couple had a miscarriage a few ...



Bill aimed at improving SC public schools advances in House with key changes  Charleston Post Courier

COLUMBIA — A bill aimed at transforming South Carolina's public schools advanced Thursday in the House with some key changes teachers wanted.



York County SC high school marching bands head to regionals  The Herald

Several York County, South Carolina, high school marching bands will compete in the regional Bands of America competition in Gaffney, SC. Other bands gear ...



Photos and highlights: First round of high school football playoffs in Upstate SC  Greenville News

This week marked the first week of high school football playoffs in South Carolina. See photos and highlights below from teams across Upstate South Carolina.



Cherokee County School District releases full mold investigation report  Spartanburg Herald Journal

After weeks of uproar online, the Cherokee County School District released the full details of its ongoing air quality and mold investigation Tuesday.



Law enforcement increased after threat posted at Gaffney HS  WSPA.com

There will be an increased law enforcement presence at Gaffney High School Wednesday after a threatening message was posted in a bathroom.



Senators plan 2 more meetings on education overhaul bill  The State

Senators studying a bill that would overhaul public education in South Carolina plan two more meetings on either side of the state.



Boil water advisory for Gaffney; Cherokee Co. schools canceled  WSPA.com

GAFFNEY, SC (WSPA) - A boil water advisory has been issued for Gaffney Board of Public Works customers after a major line break.



SPORTS CALENDAR  Gaffney Ledger

Today High School Baseball Bill Mason Preseason tournament Blacksburg at York. Chapman vs. Gaffney. High School Golf Gaffney at Red Raider Invitational at ...



Cherokee County Schools approves contract to find new superintendent  Spartanburg Herald Journal

With Cherokee County Schools hoping to hire its next superintendent before July, district trustees voted unanimously this week to allow the South Carolina ...



‘It is on the fast track:’ SC lawmaker asks for help vetting K-12 bill before it passes  The State

State Rep. Wendy Brawley, D-Richland, asked parents and teachers at Lower Richland High School Wednesday to propose changes to the House's proposal to ...



Parents voice concerns about mold in schools at community meeting  WYFF Greenville

Last month, concerns about mold in Cherokee County schools started surfacing. The district ordered testing and mold was found in one room at an Elementary ...



80-foot mural in downtown Gaffney celebrates city's uniqueness  Gaffney Ledger

Cherokee County's newest mural will be painted in downtown Gaffney over the next two weeks. The mural will be more than 80 feet long and celebrates what ...



Minister accused of impregnating minor twice in SC  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office officials said a local minister was arrested on charges after he admitted to having sex and impregnating a teenage girl.



Heres how Spartanburg Countys high schools rank on new state report cards  Spartanburg Herald Journal

Under revamped school and district level report card ratings, most Spartanburg County High Schools performed on par with overall state rating metrics. The data ...



The top 25 sports venues in South Carolina from Kiawah to USC to Clemson  Charleston Post Courier

The panelists got mad when we asked them to come up with a list of South Carolina's top 10 sports venues. “Too hard.” “Can I give you 30? Or more?”.



Ivy Posey  Gaffney Ledger

Mrs. Ivy Littlejohn Posey, 53, of Orange Park, FL, passed away Friday, June 15, in her home. Wife of Terry Belton Posey, she was born in Gaffney and was the ...



Nine Gaffney athletes make college decisions  Spartanburg Herald Journal

Seven football players, a baseball player and a cross-country runner signed college scholarship offers on Wednesday at Gaffney High School.While some will ...



Upstate high school student killed when she is pinned under car during crash, school district says  WYFF Greenville

An Upstate high school student was killed Saturday when she g0t pinned under a car during a crash on the Blue Ridge Parkway, according to law enforcement ...



Gaffney High School marching band hopes show will mend Fences  Spartanburg Herald Journal

Gaffney High School marching band director Billy Asis hasn't forgotten the bitterness he witnessed from all sides of the political spectrum during the 2016 ...



Teen admits to DUI in crash killing 2 high schoolers in Gaffney  FOX Carolina

The Solicitor's Office confirmed Wednesday a teen has pleaded guilty for his involvement in a DUI crash killing two Gaffney high school students.



Limestone fires head coach Tony Ierulli  Spartanburg Herald Journal

Tony Ierulli, who said he hoped Limestone had found its head football coach for the next decade, didn't last one season. Ierulli was fired Monday, leaving the ...



Byrnes marching band transports audiences to magical garden  Spartanburg Herald Journal

The Rebel Regiment is back for another season and the band promises that this year's performance will be even better than the last. Bryan Bone, is heading into ...



Blacksburg HS to get new stadium; Gaffney to get weight room  WSPA.com

Big changes are coming to two Cherokee County schools, and it's good news for student-athletes!



NYC mayor Bill de Blasio weighs in on palmetto state education  Live 5 News WCSC

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio spoke with Lowcountry teachers and education advocates Sunday on how he reformed education in his city during his five ...



Cherokee County superintendent gets one-year contract extension  Spartanburg Herald Journal

Trustees voted Monday night to extend Cherokee County Superintendent Quincie Moore's contract one year.The decision to extend Moore's contract was made ...



Police officers get graded on speed and precision during annual driving tests  Gaffney Ledger

Having a blue light on the top of your vehicle doesn't just come with great responsibility. It also comes with annual testing to make sure you're technically worthy.



Former Gaffney coach Strickland still going strong  Spartanburg Herald Journal

When he left Gaffney High School as football head coach six years ago, still in his early 50s, Phil Strickland said he was already thinking about retirement ...



Gaffney High School registration process 2018- 2019  Gaffney Ledger

Student schedules and parking permits may be picked up according to the schedule listed below. Please note that all students must pay a $20 instructional fee ...



Hall of Fame inductees announced  Union Daily Times

UNION COUNTY — In high school they were three- and four-sport athletes/lettermen and the athletic prowess they displayed and the successes they achieved ...



3 food places win Gaffney Main St. Challenge  Spartanburg Herald Journal

A frozen custard shop, a coffee and sandwich shop and a seafood restaurant were named winners of Gaffney's Main Street Challenge at a festive “reveal party” ...



Blacksburg High stadium, other projects approved - News  Spartanburg Herald Journal

Cherokee County school trustees this week authorized funding for several construction projects throughout the district. Trustees approved $3.75 million for a ...



Upstate educator named 2019 SC Teacher of the Year  WSPA.com

The South Carolina Department of Education announced an Upstate educator has been named Teacher of the Year.



Nate Lamb gives a boost to SMC rotation  Spartanburg Herald Journal

Spartanburg Methodist College baseball received an unexpected gift during the Christmas holiday. Nate Lamb, an all-state pitcher last year for Chesnee High ...



Miss Spartanburg Davia Bunch crowned Miss South Carolina 2018  Spartanburg Herald Journal

Miss Spartanburg Davia Bunch was crowned Miss South Carolina 2018 at the Township Auditorium in Columbia Saturday night. Bunch, 21, graduated from ...



Eight 2019 football recruits officially sign Letter of Intent  The Breeze

December 19 marked the first day of the early signing period for Division-I football recruits, and James Madison had eight high-school talents sign their Letters of ...



Upstate athletes make college commitments on National Signing Day  FOX Carolina

Wednesday is National Signing Day across the United States. Many Upstate schools will host signing day ceremonies as their student athletes sign letters of ...



At 13, his family was in a Spartanburg homeless shelter. Now, hes a Navy information warrior  Spartanburg Herald Journal

U.S. Navy Ensign Marquay Byrd might look and sound like the definition of instant success. But nothing at all has come easy for the young officer. At just 24 ...



These two Grand Strand high school athletes signed to play baseball and golf at CCU  Myrtle Beach Online

A pair of Grand Strand high school athletes signed national letters of intent on Wednesday to continue their playing careers at Coastal Carolina beginning next ...



New Turf Issue Forces Gaffney To Move Opening Game  WSPA.com

Gaffney will play at least one home game this season at its old stadium.



BMW Manufacturing hands car keys over to S.C. Teacher of the Year  Greenville News

Erin Fox, an English teacher and coach at Gaffney High School, took home on Wednesday night more than just the recognition and title of South Carolina's ...



CLASS OF 2017: Graduate list and photos  Spartanburg Herald Journal

Click the links to see a full list of 2017 graduates from their respective schools.



Groundbreaking for new Freightliner logistics center will be held Thursday in Gaffney  Upstate Business Journal

Daimler Trucks North America will break ground on a new 200,000-square-foot logistics center in Cherokee County for Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp. during ...



Teen high on meth, pot pleads guilty in crash that killed 2 friends  WSOC Charlotte

A teenager who killed two of his best friends and seriously injured another in a horrible crash, faced a judge in York County Tuesday.



Armed officer, mental health counselor proposed for every S.C. school, but who will pay for it?  Charleston Post Courier

COLUMBIA — Every K-12 public school in South Carolina should be patrolled by an armed law enforcement officer immediately — no matter what the cost, Gov.



Panthers Play 60 with Mary Bramlett students  Spartanburg Herald Journal

Mary Bramlett Elementary School students got the full Carolina Panthers experience Tuesday morning. Students at the school got active, participating in NFL ...



The early days of a Hall of Famer: Strickland got off to a strong start at Ridge Spring-Monetta  Aiken Standard

Phil Strickland may be most known for his exploits at Gaffney High School, but long before he was wining championships anywhere else around the state he ...



'House of Cards' puts spotlight on Gaffney - News  Spartanburg Herald Journal

When the 65th Emmy Awards are broadcast tonight on CBS, a television drama with ties to Gaffney could be among the biggest winners.



Charleston Robotics Team Lands Top Award in Local High School Championship  WLTX.com

The FIRST Tech Challenge robotics season started over the weekend and a Charleston, South Carolina team is proud to say they took the win for top award.



York, Lancaster, Chester high school marching bands advance to state finals  The Herald

York, Chester and Lancaster county high school marching bands did well in a recent state competition and are headed to the finals. York Preparatory Academy ...



Former MU assistant building program at Limestone College  Huntington Herald Dispatch

GAFFNEY, S.C. - Mike Furrey is well-versed in the tradition of football in Gaffney, S.C.When he was the wide receivers coach at Marshall University his recruiting ...



Fletcher Magee sets Wofford Division I scoring mark  Spartanburg Herald Journal

Wofford's career scoring record for the Division era looked to be safe for at least one more game not because Fletcher Magee was ineffective but because the ...



Cherokee County school board names native as new superintendent  Spartanburg Herald Journal

The Cherokee County school board's long search for a permanent superintendent came to a close late Wednesday night when members unanimously voted to ...



Louisiana Team Wins Bassmaster High Tournament On Lake Hartwell  BassResource.com

Badeaux and Jordan walked away with the championship of the Bassmaster High School Eastern Open tournament at Lake Hartwell.



Gaffney football, hoops to air on 104.3 FM - News  Spartanburg Herald Journal

Radio station 104.3 WZZQ-FM will broadcast Gaffney High School football and basketball games this fall.



SCC holds counselor outreach  Union Daily Times

Photo courtesy of SCC Spartanburg Community College recently inaugurated its Guidance Counselor Outreach to provide area high school guidance ...



High School Red Zone Highlights and Scores  WSPA.com

It's week zero of the high school football season. For our Daybreak Game of the Week we are at Gaffney, where the Indians will take on TL Hanna at the original ...



Coroner identifies teen 'best friends' killed in crash  WYFF Greenville

The coroner identifies two teenagers killed in a crash that left two others injured on Friday.



Kelly Jean Hawkins Photos: Full Story & Must-See Details  COED

Kelly Jean Hawkins, a 38-year-old substitute teacher at Gaffney High School in South Carolina, has been arrested after allegations of an improper relationship ...



From QB to coach, Malcolm Long still guiding Bulldogs  The Times and Democrat

Malcolm Long wants South Carolina State fans to view his football legacy in a positive way.



School districts preparing for schools of the future  Spartanburg Herald Journal

As the 2017-2018 school year began, construction on several new schools was ongoing in portions of Spartanburg County, as well as neighboring Cherokee ...



‘Harsh environment’: How a shortage of referees is hurting Rock Hill’s youth sports  The Herald

The need for more referees has affected sports programs throughout South Carolina, and Rock Hill is no exception.



Passing the torch: Magee catches Dahlman for Wofford scoring record  Spartanburg Herald Journal

Wofford freshman basketball player Fletcher Magee was in the Benjamin Johnson Arena one night all by himself, before his first college season even began, ...



Trial begins in murder of Gaffney woman - News  Spartanburg Herald Journal

GAFFNEY — Allene Jean Ellis, 44, of 233 Camellia Circle died on her front porch after her boyfriend ambushed and murdered her the night of March 14, 2012, ...



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