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Officials weigh in today on city budget numbers

Gaffney Administrator James Taylor has said the city must tighten its belt to avoid a potential tax increase. More...

LifeStyles

Biography on Strom Thurmond captures essence of governor’s complicated legacy

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - As the impeachment trial began, the senator was appalled by the way Republicans were dragging President Clinton through the mud for lying about his relationship with an intern. More...

Worried about husband’s satisfaction

ANNIE

Dear Annie: Due to health reasons, I have been unable to provide my husband with satisfying sex for the last 15 years. He has been patient and understanding, but now, I think he%27s starting to look elsewhere. More...

Pottery show brings 30 artists to Gaffney

The Cherokee Historical and Preservation Society (CHAPS) is sponsoring a pottery show on May 21 to raise funds for the future Cherokee County History & Arts Museum. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Obituaries

Freeman J. Gaffney Retired from Blacksburg Freeman J. Gaffney, 61, of Century Care, Shelby, N.C., formerly of 408 E. Lime St., Blacksburg, died Friday, May 13, 2005, at 4:05 a.m. in Cleveland Regional Medical Center in Shelby. More...

Grand jury gets two murder cases

Two cases involving murders that occurred a week apart in April appeared on a Cherokee County Magistrate Court docket for preliminary hearings Thursday. More...

Councilman has alternative to tax increase

Count Quay Little among the Cherokee County council members who won More...

Festival looking for volunteers By SCOTT POWELL

Ledger Staff Writer Applications are being accepted for persons who would like to serve as event staff volunteers for the S.C. Peach Festival scheduled for July 8-23. More...

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Local News

Gaffney High JROTC selected

The Gaffney High Air Force JROTC has been selected to receive the National Distinguished Unit Award for the third straight year. More...

Blacksburg student named ‘Teaching Fellow’

Blacksburg High School senior Miranda Borders has been named a South Carolina Teaching Fellow. More...

Longtime administrator announces retirement

Since July of 1973 Trudy Martin has been a fixture at Blacksburg Town Hall. More...

Sports

Coaches put Huff in class by himself Indian Land

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Gaffney golfers go for state title

The Gaffney golf team had some slip-ups this year, but they were hardly enough to stop the Indians from reaching their ultimate goal: the Class 4A state tournament. More...

Briefs

Shrine Club tourney scheduled for June 4

The 18th Annual Cherokee Shrine Club Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, June 4 at the Gaffney Country Club, with a morning shotgun start at 8:30 and afternoon shotgun start at 1 p.m. More...

Columns

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Their Views

The people

Imagine that the hottest new street drug is killing more than 600 South Carolinians every year, and sending 6,200 to the emergency room. ... More...

One day at the movie rental store

Two questions: 1.) What exactly is a Sith? and More...

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Poll

Sen. Harvey Peeler (R-Gaffney) sponsored a resolution Dec. 7 for the Senate Committee on Interstate Cooperation to study the potential impact of not recognizing Daylight Savings Time. Do you think DST should be abolished?