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Vehicles found in Broad River

Sunday was anything but a day of rest for the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office. County law enforcement officials are currently looking into how two vehicles got into the Broad River. More...

LifeStyles

Black - Moss vows exchanged at Hunting Island

Caroline Suzanne Black and George Edward Moss II were united in marriage on Saturday, June 21, 2008, at Hunting Island. The couple exchanged their vows just off the beach beneath a lovely coastal oak tree, surrounded by their family and friends. More...

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

His mood swings getting hard to handle

Dear Annie: My husband is in his early 50s and self-employed. We are lucky that business is good, but it means he works 24/7. At most, he might take one or two days off a month. More...

ENGAGEMENT

Stiles - Clinton CLOVER - Jimmy and Carla Stiles announce the engagement of their daughter, April Christine, to Charles Preston Clinton, son of Wayne and Alison Clinton and Roland and Tammy Ford Parra, all of Clover. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Beulah J. Haggard

Worked at American Tobacco Co. in Charleston

Beulah Jackson Haggard, 89, of 473 Mike's Creek Road, passed away at her residence on Saturday, July 12, 2008. Widow of I.S. Haggard, she was born in Chesnee to the late Elbert Mass Jackson and the late Alice Brown Jackson. Mrs. More...

Ricky Robertson

Employed by Nestlé

Ricky (Brute) Robertson, 50, of 147 Pine Village Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, July 11, 2008, at Spartan- burg Regional Hospice Home. More...

Billy Hall

Self-employed contractor

CHESNEE - Billy Ray (Jimmy) Hall, 57, of 549 Sand Clay Road, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, July 11, 2008, at Mary Black Memorial Hospital. More...

Supermarket going up at old mall site

The local supermarket wars are about to become even more competitive. Kahn Development, owner of the former Gaffney Mall property, is negotiating with the Midwest-based supermarket chain Aldi. More...

Some gun law violation cases now being tried in federal court system

A joint effort by the 7th Circuit Solicitor's Office and the U.S. More...

Ledger readers taking newspaper around the world

It's not often a politician gets to take a newspaper into hell. Leave it to former school board chairman Jerry "Shad" McDaniel to accomplish that mission. More...

Local News

Carnival is prelude to Ed Brown's rodeo

For more than 40 years, Buford Street Drug Store has earned a name for itself locally through quality service and large variety of items. More...

Administrator concerned over 'growing pile' of legal documents

"I'm concerned, Mr. Chairman." That statement from Interim Cherokee County Administrator Ben Clary summed up his reaction to what he described as the growing pile of legal documents regarding the proposed airport. More...

Overcrowding at detention center causing concern

Cherokee County Detention Center's prisoners have a little more breathing room but county officials still don't have enough space for all the women being locked up of late. More...

Sports

Local all-stars are good as gold

The Gaffney "Gold" all-star team has been as good as gold at the Cal Ripken League state tournament for 7 and 8 years old. The team has breezed to today's championship game with each of its four wins by double digits. More...

BRIEFS

Granard football practice begins Aug. 12 Granard Middle School will begin football practice on Aug. 12 from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. Players must have a physical performed by their family physician. More...

The journey begins

Post 109 aims for fourth straight trip to state tournament

Gaffney Post 109 manager Jeff Osment doesn't have a scouting report on Fort Mill. He figures he'll learn quickly about his opponent when the opening round of the state playoffs begins today. More...

Columns

Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's cell phone

I knew this was going to happen. They didn't have any of the new iPhone 3Gs left when I got to the AT&T store Friday. I have wanted an iPhone ever since the first ones came out several months ago. But I wasn't about to pay $600 for a cell phone. More...

LEDGER READERS ON THE ROAD

Jackie "Miller" Brown is pictured here reading The Gaffney Ledger online. She reads the paper faithfully every issue. "I have an online subscription and enjoy it tremendously," she said. More...

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