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ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Angry wife has one foot out the door

Dear Annie: I have been married for 12 years and have three wonderful kids. I recently discovered that my husband has been a sperm donor for more than nine months. More...

Limestone professor retiring after 50-year teaching career

Sister Mary Mauldin ready to embark on new chapter in her life

Sister Mary Mauldin has always walked quietly in her spiritual faith in a teaching career spanning 50 years. Mauldin is a longtime member of Sisters of Mercy community. More...

12 young women make debuts at Magnolia Club ball

SPARTANBURG - The Magnolia Debutante Club of Spartanburg presented 12 young women at its annual ball on Saturday, April 12, at the Spartanburg Marriott at Renaissance Park. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Joyce Beheler

Retired from TNS Mills

Joyce Powell Beheler, 65, of 129 Henderson St., passed away Thursday, April 10, 2008, at her residence. Born in Gaffney, she was the daughter of the late Otis Powell and Lois Blanton Powell. More...

Lawrence Byars

Employed by Roger Shiflett Pontiac-Buick-GMC

Lawrence F. Byars, 63, passed away Friday, April 11, 2008, at his residence. Born in Gaffney, he was the husband of Susan Byrd Byars and son of the late Charles F. Byars and Pearley Martin Byars. More...

Janie R. Hopper

Cherokee County native

Janie Mae Rainey Hopper, 81, of 410 W. Frederick St., passed away Friday, April 11, 2008, at 9:30 a.m. at her home. A native of Cherokee County, she was the widow of Theodore Hopper Sr. More...

County budget likely will include tax hike

Cherokee County taxpayers should brace themselves for another tax increase in the proposed county budget. More...

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Ledger photo / SCOTT POWELL THE NEW RESERVATION- Contractor Melloul Blamey is busy installing aluminum bleachers in the new $8.4 million Gaffney High School football stadium. The 8,000-seat facility is scheduled for completion in June. More...

Local News

Cancer survivors will be honored at Relay for Life dinner on April 21

"This is a night of celebration as we all fight back against the disease."

Each year thousands of Americans are diagnosed with some form of cancer which, sadly, for some translates into a death sentence. However, it doesn't have to be that way. Many believe if they keep the faith, they can beat the odds. More...

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DONATION - The Broad River Antique Power Association made a donation from its annual Plow Day to the Cherokee County Special Olympics. More...

How much is your property worth?

Reassessment notices should be arriving in county mailboxes next month. Cherokee County Tax Assessor Bob Everett said his office is "cleaning up files" and awaiting word from the software manufacturer that prepares the reassessment notices More...

Sports

GHS golfers place third in tourney

Hopper shoots 1-under to earn all-tourney honors

The Gaffney Indians are no run-of-the-mill golf team. They proved it again with a thirdplace finish at the prestigious Hardaway Invitational at Fort Benning, Ga. More...

Saints hammer Pfeiffer

A.J. Vaughn made sure his Senior Day would be a memorable one on Saturday. Vaughn led all scorers with six goals and added an assist to lead the third-ranked Limestone men's lacrosse team to a 16-4 victory over rival Pfeiffer at Saints Field. More...

BRIEFS

Chamber golf tourney slated for April 19 The 2008 Annual Member Golf Tournament, sponsored by the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce, will be held Friday, April 18, at Cherokee National Golf Club. Registration and lunch will begin at 11 a.m. More...

Inside Report

ROMNEY FOR VP

Mitt Romney has pleased John McCain with his help since losing the Republican presidential nomination, but it remains unlikely the former Massachusetts governor will be selected for vice president. Former Gov. More...

Columns

How our brains process what our wives say

I was going to go down to Augusta National last week and win that golf tournament they had going on, but I've already got a green blazer and to tell you the truth, it doesn't really go with much of anything else in my wardrobe, so what's the point More...

LEDGER READERS ON THE ROAD

Martha Thompson, Ann Pearson, Mary Gault and Angel Gault enjoy Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla., with a copy of The Gaffney Ledger. More...

THEIR VIEWS

Welcome them back with profound admiration The South Carolina Army National Guard's 218th Brigade Combat Team is coming home - and not on mere leave. More...

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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?