Breaking News from Gaffney SC

Find the latest Gaffney SC News from the most up to date source on all headlines and breaking stories from around the world.

Crews battle church fire in Gaffney

The old sanctuary at Bethel Baptist Church in Gaffney was destroyed after catching fire Thursday evening. Gaffney Fire Chief Jamie Caggiano said crews from Gaffney and neighboring jurisdictions were called to the church just after 8 p.m. "It's a complete and total loss of the old sanctuary. The ne

SPARTANBURG HERALD-JOURNAL - 2017-11-24 02:33:09

Crews battle fire at Upstate church, dispatch says

Bethel Baptist Church in Gaffney Updated: 9:43 PM EST Nov 23, 2017 Multiple fire departments battled a fire Thursday night at Bethel Baptist Church in Gaffney, Cherokee County dispatch said. Gaffney Fire Department started battling the fire at 8:08 p.m., dispatch said. Dispatch said no one was in

WYFF4.COM - 2017-11-24 02:43:00

Festival of Trees celebrates 11th year in Gaffney

GAFFNEY, S.C. (WSPA) - The 11th annual Festival of Trees allows Gaffney-area nonprofits to share their stories and make others aware of community needs. Christmas trees are decorated to represent organizations. Attendees can donate to vote for their favorite tree. Proceeds are given to the organizat


Six Upstate high school teams compete in Upper State Finals Friday

The High school football post-season continues with the Upper State Finals Friday Night. Six Upstate teams will be competing in the four games. Gaffney will face. Dorman in the AAAAA class. Greer with face South Point in AAAA. Emerald will face Chapman in AAA. Abbeville will face Saluda in AA. Tune

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-11-24 17:47:00

Spartanburg Co. family out of home after Thanksgiving Day fire

CHESNEE, S.C. (WSPA) - A family of nine has been displaced after a fire on Thanksgiving Day. The Red Cross says it's helping the Chesnee family, including six children and three adults, whose home was damaged in a fire. Chesnee Fire Department responded to the fire on Woods Farm Road, according to t

WSPA.COM - 2017-11-24 15:22:14

Red Cross helps Upstate family of 9 displaced by Thanksgiving Da - FOX Carolina 21

The American Red Cross said a Chesnee family of nine was displaced by a house fire on Thanksgiving. The disaster relief agency said the home on Woods Farm Road was damaged by a fire Thursday night. Three adults and six children were displaced The Chesnee Fire Department responded to the blaze. The

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-11-24 15:38:00

Early Black Friday deals draw thousands of shoppers in Greenville

GREENVILLE, SC - Thousands of people waited hours in line on Thanksgiving, hoping to snag a good deal at some of the larger retail stores. Rodney Rogers was the first person in line at Toys R Us on Thursday. He told 7 News he went to the toy store to pick up a train set for his nephew. "I think he's

WSPA.COM - 2017-11-24 02:12:00

Holiday Home Tour celebrates interior design, dcor styles

The Cleveland County Arts Councils eighth annual Holiday Home Tour on Dec. 2 features five homes uniquely decorated for the holiday season. This home tour celebrates not only the interior design and architecture of the houses, but the individual styles of holiday dcor of the homeowners. The tour beg

SHELBY STAR - 2017-11-23 20:51:48

Country Christmas Show celebrates 35th year in Bristol

1870: The Christian holiday of Christmas is declared a federal holiday in the United States. The 35th Annual Country Christmas Show will return to Viking Hall on its traditional Thanksgiving weekend, Friday, November 24, Saturday, November 25 and Sunday, November 26, 2017. The Country Christmas Show

WCYB.COM - 2017-11-24 11:21:48

Olive Garden in Bristol, VA helping others during the holidays

(PHOTO: T. Davis / WCYB) Restaurants in our region are preparing and donating food to help families this holiday season. Darden Restaurants which include Olive Garden and Longhorn Steakhouses provide wholesome surplus food to local area food banks. "It's a really big source of pride for us you know,

WCYB.COM - 2017-11-22 21:25:02

Cabela's preps for sidewalk party, giveaways ahead of Black Friday

One of the stores that chose to stay closed on Thursday night is Cabela's in Bristol, Virginia. But they're prepping to open their doors at 5 a.m. on Black Friday. And as of 6 p.m. on Thursday, they already had people waiting in line to score some deals. Before opening, Cabela's will be hosting a si

WCYB.COM - 2017-11-24 01:15:21

On the Record Ep. 4: "Christmas Trees on the Mountain"

Welcome to "On the Record," a podcast roundup of news by the Bristol Herald Courier. Joe Tennis talks to several owners of Christmas tree lots in the Whitetop Mountain area, while Tim Hayes gives a football playoff preview. Paul Rice brings you music and events.

HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2017-11-24 11:00:00

Christmas dinner, auction to benefit area's needy

BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. - Hunger First will host its 10th annual Christmas benefit dinner Dec. 2 at The Outdoorsman on U.S. Highway 11W near Blountville. The event is designed to benefit local children and families in need, and all proceeds will go directly to families in the community, according to a le

HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2017-11-24 04:00:00

Cornerstone Christian Academy open house on Dec. 6

ABINGDON, Va. - Cornerstone Christian Academy (CCA) is hosting an open house on Dec. 6 for all interested families. Founded in 2011, the academy serves students from junior kindergarten through the 12th grade. It has grown from 27 students to approximately 200. The academy is a "classical, non-denom

HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2017-11-24 04:04:00

Retailers adjusting to savvier Black Friday shoppers

BRISTOL, Va. - As the retail sector limps toward the end of a rough year, retailers across the nation and the Mountain Empire are now making it easier than ever to find those coveted Black Friday deals. Black Friday has evolved over time from the day after Thanksgiving to more of a season, with pre-


Wildlife officials not surprised by local increase in coyotes

There have been coyote sightings recently in Bristol, although no official reports have been made to wildlife officials. Anthony Mangrum, of Bristol, Tennessee, said he recently saw a coyote while driving near Carriage Hills Apartments on Lee Highway in the Exit 5 area of Bristol, Virginia. "I was c


Official results in for Frankfort Town Council race

FRANKFORT, N.Y. -According to the Herkimer County Board of Elections, the results for the close Frankfort Town Council race are officially in the books. On election night, the poll results had Michael Testa and Darlene Balio-Abbatecola earning the two open seats over John DiSano and Christopher E

WKTV - 2017-11-23 01:33:00

Utica traffic stop results in cocaine charge

UTICA - An Oneida man is accused of possessing cocaine following a traffic stop Wednesday, New York State Police said. At about 11:55 p.m., state police stopped a vehicle during a DWI sobriety checkpoint on Interstate 90, officials said, finding one of the occupants to be in possession of approximat

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2017-11-24 13:56:27

Oneida County Sheriff's office investigating Thanksgiving morning shooting

ONEIDA COUNTY- The Oneida County Sheriff's office is currently investigating a shooting that happened on Thanksgiving morning. They said at about 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Darwin Cooley, 50, from Carthage was hunting with his brother in law Travis Dam, 42, from Whitesboro, in an area north of Whitesbor

WKTV - 2017-11-24 06:53:00

State Police: Utica Man's BAC Three Times Legal Limit

A Utica man is facing an aggravated DWI charge after police say he was found to be driving with a blood-alcohol-content more than three times the legal limit. State Police say a trooper observed 37-year-old Ka Htoo's vehicle cross the center line of State Route 31 in Verona and he ultimately drove

WIBX950.COM - 2017-11-23 08:00:00