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Tom Crabtree at library Thursday to read Dr. Seuss

Program will be from 12:15-1 p.m. with free lunch provided

Channel 7/WSPA-TV news anchor Tom Crabtree will be at the Cherokee County Public Library in Gaffney on Thursday, Aug. 2, for a lunch-time reading from 12:15-1 p.m. of Dr. Seuss stories. More...

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Trust is crucial to friendship

Dear Annie: I have been friends with "Sherry" for seven years. We worked together but stayed in touch when we left that job, as we are in similar fields. More...

S.C. 2-1-1 telephone system is activated as DHEC contacts softball tournament participants

COLUMBIA - The state's 2- 1-1 telephone information system is being activated as players, coaches, families and others in South Carolina who participated in the South Atlantic Summer Showdown softball tournament in Spartanburg County July 13-15 ar More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Doris L. Brown

Retired as a Bronx, N.Y., detective Doris Littlejohn Brown, 71, of 218 Sierra St., widow of Solomon Brown Sr., passed away Saturday, July 28, 2007, at her residence. Daughter of the late Rev. T. R. More...

Howard E. Green

Retired from McBess Industries KINGS MOUNTAIN, N.C. - Howard E. Green, 93, of 109 Croft Drive, died Saturday, July 28, 2007, at Crawley Memorial, Boiling Springs, N.C. More...

John A. Randall Jr.

Owner and operator of Randall's Radio and TV BLACKSBURG - John A. Randall Jr., 87, of 1025 W. Pine St., died Saturday, July 28, 2007, at Regional Hospice Home. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

ROVE'S DIAGNOSIS WASHINGTON - Karl Rove, President Bush's political lieutenant, told a closeddoor meeting of 2008 Republican House candidates and their aides Tuesday that it was less the war in Iraq than corruption in Congress that caused their More...

Police say three used fraudulent documents to get 'payday loans'

Three Gaffney residents are accused of receiving nearly $4,000 from six local payday loan companies using fraudulent financial statements. More...

Teacher, students return home after odyssey that took them to 2 continents

Flamenco shows and riding a camel were among the adventures when Gaffney High students Anna Jones and Christine Coker traveled to two continents on a summer trip. More...

Local News

Religion a hot topic for media

Network television news has used its great wealth of resources throughout the years to try to gain insight into virtually every subject known to man. More...

Man struck by lightning - twice

HAMLIN, Pa. (AP) - Lightning can strike twice. Just ask Don Frick. More...

Numerous drug-related arrests made

Narcotics officers seized approximately 29 grams of crack cocaine during a S.C. Highway Patrol driver's license checkpoint Thursday at Twin Bridge Road and Old Post Road in Gaffney, a report at the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office states. More...

Sports

Post 109 marches on to state tourney

Trevin Taber's bat keyed another dramatic win for surging Post 109. More...

BRIEFS

Booster Club seeks new members The deadline for renewals of Gaffney High Football Booster Club memberships has expired. A limited number of applications is being accepted for new memberships. More...

Champs go back to work

Two-a-days start for Gaffney today

It's back to work for the two-time defending state champion. The Indians took the field at 8 a.m. for the first of two practice sessions. The Indians' second, two-hour practice session began at 11 a.m. More...

Letters

Not happy about water problem notification in Blacksburg

Dear Editor: I live in the town of Blacksburg and at 11 p.m. on Saturday, I found out that I should have been boiling my water all day because of a water main break. This break occurred at 7 a.m. on the same day. More...

An update on events at Saving Gaffney Pets Rescue

Dear Readers: Mary Carpenter here with Saving Gaffney Pets Rescue. We have had a lot going on lately and things have been happening. We have sent 60 dogs to New York in the past month that would have otherwise been euthanized. More...

Columns

I'm tackling that honey-do list any day now

I fully intended to get some work done around the house when I recently took a few days of my vacation time. I was going to be like those Scrubbing Bubbles - only with power tools and a goatee. More...

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Rome

EDITOR'S NOTE : Ledger publisher Cody Sossamon, family and friends recently spent 10 days vacationing in Italy. This is the sixth in a series about his trip. After returning our rental cars, we took the 9:30 a.m. More...

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