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Home-school student kicks her way into Gaffney High School history book  FOX Carolina

GAFFNEY (FOX Carolina)- Anna Grace Coopoer is working on her footwork. Soon, she'll be kicking around a soccer field at Spartanburg Methodist College ...



Home-school student files appeal to be recognized as Hall of Famer  FOX Carolina

GAFFNEY (FOX Carolina)- Anna Grace Cooper found her footing at 4 years old and through the years she began to excel at soccer.



Bridges blast sparks Gaffney comeback at Greer  Spartanburg Herald Journal

GREER – Garrison Bridges might need a little practice with his home run trot.To be fair, he's new at this.Bridges blasted his first homer – at any level – to spark a ...



Gaffney knocks Greer from first place  Spartanburg Herald Journal

GREER – Garrison Bridges might need a little practice with his home run trot.That was just about the only complaint Gaffney's American Legion could've had ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Spartanburg County students share secrets of perfect attendance  Spartanburg Herald Journal

One of South Carolina's most exclusive education clubs — lifetime perfect attendance — is one technically anyone can join.Students just have to show up, on ...



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 ...



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 ...



Educators, senators work together to change education bill  Live 5 News WCSC

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



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 ...



Teachers tell SC senators higher pay, social workers needed at schools  Charleston Post Courier

GAFFNEY — Improving public schools in South Carolina will require much better pay for teachers, smaller class sizes and social workers for traumatized ...



Gaffney High a happening place for college recruiters  Gaffney Ledger

College recruiters know their way to Gaffney High School. The reason is this year's Gaffney football team has at least four seniors and several underclassmen ...



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, ...



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 ...



20-year-old man dead after Gaffney wreck  Spartanburg Herald Journal

A 20-year-old Gaffney man is dead after a two-vehicle wreck Sunday in Gaffney. Justin Mitchell Peterson, of 800 Beech Street, died at Cherokee Medical Center ...



2 charged with murder in Gaffney drive-by shooting  WSPA.com

CHEROKEE Co., S.C. (WSPA) — Deputies said a Gaffney man was killed in his home in a drive-by shooting after calling 911 to report an armed robbery.



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



Deputies find more than pound of marijuana, almost $10K during Gaffney bust  Spartanburg Herald Journal

Cherokee County deputies seized almost 500 grams of marijuana, about $10000 in cash, and more than 150 illegal pills Wednesday during a drug bust in ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Spartanburg man arrested in Gaffney apartment shooting  Spartanburg Herald Journal

A Spartanburg man has been arrested in connection with a shooting earlier this month at Lockhart Lane Apartments in Gaffney, according to Cherokee County ...



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.



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 police seeking kidnapping, domestic violence suspect  Spartanburg Herald Journal

The Gaffney Police Department is asking for the community's help in finding a man with multiple warrants out for his arrest, according to a post on the agency's ...



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.



FUTURE LEADERS  Gaffney Ledger

Leadership Cherokee held its graduation Thursday for the Class of 2018-2019 in the Stephenson Dining Hall at Limestone College. In attendance were the ...



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.



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 ...



Gaffney claims Spartanburg County boys golf title  Spartanburg Herald Journal

For the second time in three years, the Spartanburg County golf championship is headed east. Gaffney fired a 5-over-par 293 on Wednesday at Woodfin Ridge ...



After DUI arrest, Cherokee County Superintendent Quincie Moore placed on leave  Spartanburg Herald Journal

Cherokee County School District Superintendent Quincie Moore was placed on administrative leave Tuesday night just days after she was charged with driving ...



Gaffney man accused of kidnapping woman, beating her with flashlight  Spartanburg Herald Journal

A Gaffney man faces charges after a woman said that he kept her in a car against her will, threatened to kill her, and struck her with a flashlight, according to an ...



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 ...



10 area high school football standouts selected for Shrine Bowl  Spartanburg Herald Journal

Ten area players have been chosen to participate in the 82nd Annual Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas. Two players each from Boiling Springs, Dorman, and Greer, ...



Write-in candidate ousts incumbent in Gaffney City Council race  Spartanburg Herald Journal

In the race for Gaffney City Council District 3, Monita Dawkins' write-in campaign proved to be good enough to oust the incumbent, based on unofficial results ...



Second write-in candidate wins Gaffney City Council seat in runoff  Spartanburg Herald Journal

Stephanie Smith's write-in campaign for Gaffney City Council District 2 was a winner in Tuesday's runoff election. The runoff, between incumbent City ...



Gaffney man gets 30 years for shooting, killing man in botched robbery  Spartanburg Herald Journal

Mark A. Earls Jr., 20, of Gaffney, was sentenced to 30 years in prison Tuesday for shooting a person to death during an attempted armed robbery.Earls pleaded ...



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 ...



Three charged in Dec. 1 shooting death of Gaffney woman  Spartanburg Herald Journal

Cherokee County Sheriff Steve Mueller on Tuesday announced his office has made three arrests stemming from an alleged home invasion on Dec. 1 that ...



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.



Gaffney High School: Bands program to feature music from Star Trek  Spartanburg Herald Journal

The Gaffney High School band's program this year will feature music from the "Star Trek" movie and television series. Billy Asis, Gaffney's band director, said 111 ...



'Save Granard' group marches on school board meeting  Gaffney Ledger

In terms of marches, it might not have been the biggest ever seen, but it meant a lot to the young participants. Holding signs that said things like “Warrior Pride ...



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.



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 ...



S.C. Senate insists on keeping 4-10 percent pay raise for teachers in budget  Charleston Post Courier

Senators insisted Wednesday on giving new teachers a bigger pay bump, rejecting arguments to spread the money out so that all K-12 teachers get a 5 percent ...



Deputies find drugs, cash after chase forces cars off road; 2 arrested  Spartanburg Herald Journal

Two Gaffney men were arrested Monday on multiple charges after a vehicle chase that caused other cars to run off the road.Deputies with the Cherokee County ...



UPS Store Gaffney to celebrate opening - News  Spartanburg Herald Journal

The Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce will celebrate the grand opening of the UPS Store of Gaffney with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 11 a.m. Friday.



Byrnes comeback kids do it again, battle past Gaffney  Spartanburg Herald Journal

DUNCAN — The comeback kids did it again.Trailing at halftime for the second consecutive week, Byrnes outscored Gaffney 20-6 in the second half to claim a ...



Cherokee County deputies seize 7 pounds of pot, $70K in pair of arrests  Spartanburg Herald Journal

Two Gaffney men arrested Wednesday in separate incidents face drug charges. At 3:50 p.m., narcotics officers patrolling Highway 11 said they saw a 2003 ...



Multiple Upstate students make commitments in South Carolina's 3rd annual STEM Signing Day  FOX Carolina

Just like signing day for athletes, the third annual South Carolina Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Signing Day celebrates high ...



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.



‘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 ...



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.



Gaffney wins 5A golf title with record day  Spartanburg Herald Journal

Standing on the par-5 17th hole at the Country Club of South Carolina near Florence, Gaffney golf coach Brandon Coggins informed Seth Taylor that his ...



Father of Gaffney shooting victim once coached suspect  Spartanburg Herald Journal

GAFFNEY — When deputies showed Richard Good a photo of the man they believe killed his son, he recognized him instantly: Jermaine Jefferies.



Man accused of almost killing Cherokee County officer turns himself in  Spartanburg Herald Journal

A man accused of seriously injuring a Cherokee County narcotics officer during a traffic stop in Gaffney in August 2018 turned himself in Tuesday, according to a ...



Week 11 prep football preview and predictions  Spartanburg Herald Journal

Several key games will move to Thursday night ahead of impending weather on Friday. Region races will be settled and playoff positions will be determined ...



Gaffney City Council starts process of lifting church restrictions downtown  Spartanburg Herald Journal

Two churches planning to open new locations in downtown Gaffney moved a step closer to making it happen after city leaders gave initial approval to lifting ...



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 ...



SC Highway Patrol trooper struck, injured on I-85 during traffic stop  Spartanburg Herald Journal

A South Carolina state trooper was injured Friday morning while on a traffic stop, according to a statement from the S.C. Department of Public Safety. Trooper ...



Gaffney pulls away from Union County in second half  Spartanburg Herald Journal

UNION — Gaffney coach Dan Jones told a reporter your players are never as good or bad as they think they are on any given day.“And I'm going to make sure ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



Gaffney celebrates St. Patricks Day with new park, amphitheater  Spartanburg Herald Journal

Bessie Lavender of Gaffney always looks forward to celebrating St Patrick's Day with her neighbors. She was in a festive mood Saturday, wearing a bright green ...



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 ...



High school baseball, golf all-stars announced  Spartanburg Herald Journal

Several local players earned postseason honors on Wednesday, as the South Carolina Baseball Association's All-State, North-South, and South Carolina Select ...



Family reacts to slaying of Gaffney man  Spartanburg Herald Journal

Quatez Bonner will never see his uncle again.Randy O'Neal Simpson, 37, who Bonner said was more like a brother than an uncle to him, was gunned down ...



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 ...



AVID program offers extra support for Broome High students  Spartanburg Herald Journal

A class and tutoring program aimed at unlocking the potential of every student at Broome High School is going strong after starting at the beginning of the school ...



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 mourns loss of football coach  WSPA.com

WSPA Staff - GAFFNEY, S.C. (WSPA) – Gaffney is mourning the loss of a beloved coach. Cameron Brooks died Tuesday. The 55-year-old was an assistant ...



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!



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.



Gaffneys Quez Smith making an impact  Spartanburg Herald Journal

At 5-10 and 195 pounds, Gaffney's Quez Smith is one of the smaller linebackers on South Carolina's Shrine Bowl squad. He's also one who's constantly around ...



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 ...



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.



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?”.



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 ...



Friday Night Hits Week 2: High School football highlights and scores  WYFF Greenville

Teams from around the Upstate and Western North Carolina took to the field Friday night for week two of the high school football season.



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 ...



More schools close as SC superintendent snubs teacher rally  Spartanburg Herald Journal

COLUMBIA (AP) — South Carolina's education superintendent won't support teachers rallying for better pay and smaller class sizes on a school day and said ...



Gaffney business plans $5.5M expansion, 60 new jobs  Spartanburg Herald Journal

A Gaffney business is investing $5.5 million in an expansion that's expected to create 60 new jobs. Home Fashions International, a supplier of decorative pillows, ...



Spartanburg Regional to acquire Mary Black Health System  Spartanburg Herald Journal

Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System has agreed to buy the Mary Black Health System and its assets, including the 207-bed Mary Black Memorial Hospital ...



Random sampling finds one case of toxic mold in Cherokee County school  Spartanburg Herald Journal

A sampling of some 180 sites in Cherokee County Schools in recent weeks found one instance of toxic mold.That's according to a presentation before the ...



Cherokee trustees decide not to merge middle schools  Spartanburg Herald Journal

Cherokee County School District trustees have decided against consolidating Gaffney and Ewing middle schools into a single school.Trustees asked last month ...



Spartanburg Regional renames Mary Black hospitals during acquisition  Spartanburg Herald Journal

Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System wasted no time in renaming the two Mary Black hospitals it acquired this week. The Mary Black Spartanburg property ...



Video: Overton Deshan Good, Brother of Indianapolis Colts OT Denzelle Good Killed in Drive-By Shooting  BlackSportsOnline

Overton Deshan Good, brother of Indianapolis Colts OT Denzelle Good. Overton, just 23 years of age, was killed in a drive-by shooting in his trailer park home ...



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