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School district could see significant student shuffling next year

Five Cherokee County Title 1 schools must offer students a chance this summer to attend a different school for not meeting federal test score goals. More...

LifeStyles

Journey School students perform May 29

Choral reading, humorous and dramatic monologues highlight show

Middle school and senior high Journey School of the Arts students will present an evening of choral reading, humorous and dramatic monologues and the introduction to Girl Town on Friday, May 29, at 7 p.m. More...

Patriot descendants invited to join DAR

Daniel Morgan Chapter organized in 1907

The Daniel Morgan Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution was organized Oct. 23, 1907, with the majority of the organizing members being descendants of our county's first families. More...

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Hubby's means of stress relief makes wife nervous

Dear Annie: My husband has a stressful job. To combat the stress, he and a co-worker play with airsoft guns after business hours. Sometimes, my husband does target shooting with the guns in the basement. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Mable B. Pennington

Retired from Limestone Mills

BLACKSBURG - Mable Pennington, 91, of 604 W. Short St., went home to be with the Lord on Monday, May 26, 2008, at her home. Born in Cherokee Falls, Mrs. More...

Lynn T. Mosley

Taught at ARC centers in Gaffney and Greenville

GREENVILLE - Lynn Amelia Tremblay Mosley, 51, died Friday, May 23, 2008, at McCall Hospice House after a long illness. More...

Randy Painter

Son of of Gaffney residents

CHESTER, Va. - Randall Thomas Painter, 38, of Hiram Davis Medical Center, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 24, 2008, at Southside Regional Hospital in Petersburg, Va. More...

Columns

'Never mind; it's just a frog'

LEDGER COLUMNIST

I need to take care of a few 'housekeeping' items before I get to the heart of this week's column. Last week I wrote about snakes. One of the encounters I described concerned my wife seeing a snake coming out of a hole in the grass in our yard. More...

LEDGER READERS ON THE ROAD

Nancy Aycock and her daughter Renee Sorrells are shown here holding The Gaffney Ledger while on a fun shopping weekend to the "Windy City" of Chicago. This photo was taken along Michigan Avenue's Magnificent Mile. More...

Vintage choppers draw big crowds downtown

There were no "Do Not Touch" signs on any of the three helicopters that landed in downtown Gaffney on Tuesday afternoon. More...

When police say they will be out in force, that's what they mean

More than 600 motorists apparently didn't know police would be out in full force for the Memorial Day weekend. More...

Local News

A first

County crew completes work on concrete bridge

Construction signs have been taken down sooner than expected on the Double Bridge Road bridge project. More...

School district must establish fund to repay interest earned on bonds

Tax-exempt bonds used to fund Cherokee County School District's $35 million building program will come at a price. More...

INDUCTED

Cpl. Thurman D. Mills, right, was inducted into the Cherokee County Hall of Bravery on Memorial Day by American Post 109 Commander Gary Martin. More...

Sports

Montgomery off to CFL's Stampeders

Eddie Jamar Montgomery woke up today in Canada, excited about the next journey towards his goal of being a pro football player. More...

Post 109 hammers Union

Post 109 hitters made it easy for starting pitcher Jason Biershenk on Monday. Gaffney exploded for six runs in the first and three more in the third en route to a 10-0 victory over visiting Union. More...

POST 109 PROFILE

Name: Cam Byars Age: 19 Position: Outfielder/pitcher Jersey No.: 9 School: Blacksburg High School H.S. More...

Letters

Upset with some people at Memorial Day ceremony

Dear Editor: On Monday I attended the Memorial Day ceremony. I stood outside the City Police Department along with several people. There were three women standing against the wall of the building. These women talked during the whole ceremony. More...

Kudos to CHAPS for work done in establishing museum

Dear CHAPS Cherokee Historical and Preservation Society: You certainly are to be congratulated on what you have accomplished at the old Central Elementary School. More...

Urges African-Americans to find items for museum

Dear Editor: Although I am addressing this letter to you, I am actually writing to address the entire African-American community of Cherokee County. I had the extreme pleasure of finally attending a museum opening in my hometown. More...

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