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Blacksburg Elementary 5th grade students will be featured in Channel 7 public service announcement

Ledger Staff Writer A group of Blacksburg Elementary fifth graders will soon appear on Channel 7 in a public service announcement about bullying. More...

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Library presents talented harpist in concert Jan. 13

Ch erokee County Public Library will host a Music Sandwiched-In concert Thursday, Jan. 13, featuring talented harpist Joyce Fankhauser. Her program will be presented from 12:15-1 p.m. and lunch will be provided by the Friends of the Library. More...

Couple married

Bettina Wood and Bruce DeWalt Jr. were united in marriage at Bethlehem United Methodist Church in Lineville, Ala. The Rev. Michael Strong performed the double ring ceremony. More...

Engagement

Patty

Mr. and Mrs. Brossie E. Jones of Villa Rica, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Nealy Patty, to Nathan Michael Wheat, son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael E. Wheat of Fayetteville, Ga. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Obituaries

Donald L. Bright Former law enforcement officer in Cherokee County More...

Other News

Baghdad’s deputy police chief killed

Associated Press Writer BAGHDAD, Iraq More...

U.S. helicopter crashes in tsunami cleanup

Associated Press Writer BANDA ACEH, Indonesia More...

String of storms gives parts of Southwest most snowfall in nearly 90 years

Associated Press Writer RENO, Nev. More...

Police plan crackdown on animal violations

Ledger Staff Writer A concerted effort by code enforcement officers to bring animals and their owners into compliance with state and local ordinances could not have been more timely. More...

Band director faces charge

Ledger Staff Writer The Cherokee County School Board is expected to review an accusation against the band director at Granard Middle School when it meets Tuesday night. More...

Kidd Smith Silk Screen Printing in Gaffney recently donated about 800 T-shirts and sweatshirts to PeachCenter Ministries. The total value of the garments is estimated at $4,000.

Donation suits PeachCenter group More...

Local News

Reid wants Park Street renamed to honor slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.

Ledger Staff Writer Gaffney City Councilman Tom Reid couldn%27t think of a better way - or time - to honor Martin Luther King, Jr. More...

Reader of the Week

Name: Ben Touchberry Occupation: Limestone College student and basketball player More...

Limestone College to host MLK celebration Jan. 17

Ledger Staff Writer Noted Southern Historian Dr. Charles Bolton will give local residents a glimpse into the personalities of civil rights leaders. More...

Sports

Improving Gaffney grapplers place fourth

Ledger Sports Editor For the last several weeks, Gaffney wrestling coach Greg Lawson has said his squad is getting better. Now, he has proof. More...

Gaffney blasts Cougars

Ledger Sports Editor The Gaffney Indians started making steals, sinking shots and the York Cougars just stopped scoring. More...

Bailey’s three-pointer rallies Saints to dramatic win

Indian Land

Ledger Sports Editor The Limestone Saints were determined to atone for their loss to Coker on Thursday. Brandon Shipman, Shawn Poppie and Alex Bailey made it happen. More...

Columns

Have You Considered...

Can we talk?

The first week in December I went to a big discount store to buy my weekly/monthly planner for 2005. After a long but unsuccessful search for the kind I use, I sought the help of a store employee. Together the search continued. More...

This is going to be fantastic

Klonie More...

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