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Theater owner, outlet mall ink letter of intent

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LifeStyles

Elliot, Hogue wed at Providence Baptist

Erin Lindsay Elliott of Gaffney and Grady Patrick Hogue of Blacksburg, exchanged marriage vows Saturday evening, May 21, 2005, at Providence Baptist Church. The Reverend Ronnie L. Cox officiated the double ring ceremony at six o More...

Cobb/Martin announce engagement

Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Cobb of Gaffney announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Ruth, to Timothy Wayne Martin, son of Kathy and Benny Jackson of Blacksburg and Tony and Augusta Martin of Smyrna. More...

Schrak/Cotheran to wed in 2006

John and Terry Schrak of Gaffney announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura Beth, to Timothy Paul Cotheran. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Obituaries

Grace Morris Former Cub Scout leader KINGS MOUNTAIN, N.C. - Grace Ellen Blanton Morris, 66, of 903 Monroe Ave., died Monday, May 23, 2005, at her home. More...

Columns

Consolidation issue raises lots of questions

Kudos to Cherokee County Council for taking the first step in the long journey toward the possible consolidation of local governments More...

Their View

Vetoes not likely to stand

If Gov. Mark Sanford wanted to politically marginalize himself further, he could not have picked a better strategy than the thunderstorm of line-item budget vetoes he rained upon the General Assembly. ... More...

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School district dips into reserve funds

$652,000 needed to balance budget, avoid tax increase

The Cherokee County School District will dip into its reserves to cover a $652,000 deficit in the proposed budget given to school trustees Tuesday. More...

GHS senior class president earns coveted Dickens Scholarship

Gaffney High School Senior Class President Stanley Yeargin learned the value of hard work at a young age when his grandfather taught him how to operate lawn mowers when he was 6 years old. More...

Local News

Former superintendent national finalist

Former Cherokee County School Superintendent Sue Cleveland was a finalist for this year More...

Police Report

Second arrest made in shootout

A second person has been apprehended in the wake of a May 4 shootout at 109 Poplar Springs Drive, a report at the Gaffney Police Department states. More...

Commissioner accused of misconduct

Gaffney Housing Authority board seeks to have Craig removed More...

Sports

‘Ward’ing off goals

The road to the Division II national championship Saints vs. N.Y. Tech 3 p.m. Sunday

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Hamrick makes history, picked for classic

Indian Land

Gaffney defender John Hamrick made history with his selection to the North-South Soccer Classic. More...

Briefs

Summer hoop league registration underway

Sign up for the Cherokee County Summer Basketball League is underway. The league is for boys and girls in age groups 5-7, 8-10, 11-13 and 14-17. More...

Letters

Letters

WalkAmerica raised $101,000

Dear Mr. Sossamon: Thanks for all the support you and The Gaffney Ledger have provided for the Gaffney WalkAmerica for the past several years. I do not know of any other WalkAmerica in South Carolina that receives the kind of support you provide. More...

State News

State Briefs

Man shot, body dumped in pond

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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?