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Limestone hikes tuition by 6 percent

Limestone College students will pay nearly $24,000 to live on campus and attend classes this fall. The college's board of trustees has approved a 6 percent tuition increase for full-time day students. More...

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HARVEST TIME - A worker loads fresh peaches onto a tractor bed Wednesday morning while harvesting the crop at Cash Farms. Local peach farms will be picking peaches through early September. More...

LifeStyles

Aug. 2 fundraiser will help send local kids to the Great White Way

Local youngsters may get the chance of a lifetime to see some Broadway plays and enjoy the thrills of New York City. The Gaffney Little Theater hopes local citizens will make this possible. More...

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Attitude needs adjusting

Dear Annie: My frustration with my husband's lack of income has become so intense it's threatening our relationship. We've been married 15 years and have two kids. He's been selfemployed since he was laid off five years ago. More...

Gaffney native honored with retirement ceremony

Sergeant Major Steven A. Leach, a Gaffney native, was recently honored during a special ceremony after serving 26 years in the U.S. Army. Leach entered the Army in June 1982 after graduating from Gaffney High School. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Joseph Cash Hartman

Joseph Cash (Joe Cash) Hartman, infant, went home to be with Jesus on Saturday, July 19, 2008, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. He was the son of Tim C. Hartman, Sr. and Brandi Parris Hartman. More...

Richard Bradley

Retired from Duke Power Nuclear Plant

Richard Ray Bradley, 76, of 303 Kraft St., went home to be with the Lord on Monday, July 21, 2008, at his residence. Born in Highlands, N.C., he was the son of the late Mack Bradley and Jessie Towe Bradley. Mr. More...

Raymond Jolly

Retired from Duke Energy

Raymond Lamar Jolly, 85, of 272 Allison Creek Road, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, July 21, 2008. at his residence. More...

Columns

Where does God live? In our bathroom

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Sixty-five years ago tomorrow, my parents, Kathryn Edgerton and Louis Cody Sossamon, were married in Orangeburg, S.C. My mother's parents both died when she was young and she was raised in Orangeburg by her aunt. More...

LEDGER READERS ON THE ROAD

A group of Cherokee County residents took along The Gaffney Ledger while on a Great Western Adventure tour recently. More...

GHS season tickets go on sale Aug. 4

School officials insist extra care has been taken not to fumble the reserved seating plan at the new Gaffney High football stadium. More...

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A GOOD PLACE TO "B" - Blacksburg assistant football coaches found time this week to paint a large "B" in the center of the home stands at T.A. Campbell Stadium. Blacksburg will open its season with a home game Aug. 22 against Walhalla. More...

Fake fundraisers claim to represent Cherokee County Boys & Girls Club

County residents should be wary of callers soliciting money for the Boys and Girls Club in Cherokee County. More...

Airport study gets off ground

The proposed county airport project got a lift Monday when Cherokee County Council approved a contract with W.K. Dickson for a crucial economic impact study. More...

Local News

Judge agrees that request for copies of newspaper articles dating to 1996 is 'unreasonably burdensome'

Gaffney Ledger will not have to search 22,000 pages of microfilm in Greene lawsuit

A Circuit Court judge agreed Monday that The Gaffney Ledger shouldn't have to search more than 22,000 pages of microfilm to defend itself against a civil lawsuit. More...

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COUNTING COINS - Alma Elementary second graders Raymundo Rivera and Zayiah Sullivan use paper coins to help with their counting skills Friday morning while working on a math assignment. More...

Woman says she was beaten, pushed into fire by boyfriend

The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office is investigating a July 20 incident during which a 35-year-old Blacksburg woman allegedly was pushed into a fire during an assault by her boyfriend. More...

Sports

Littlejohn earns preseason honors

Former Gaffney High football standout Jarvis Littlejohn is in select company. The Tusculum College senior was named last week to the 2008 Preseason All-South Atlantic Conference Football First Team. More...

Down and nearly out

Post 109 on verge of elimination after 8-3 home loss to Irmo

The Gaffney Post 109 American Legion team finds itself in an unusual position this early in the playoffs - on the verge of elimination. More...

Bowden is picked to win ACC, but it's not Bobby

GREENSBORO, Ga. - For the 17th straight year, a Bowden-coached team is the preseason favorite in the Atlantic Coast Conference. For the first time in that span, it isn't Florida State. More...

Letters

Mission takes flight, thanks to devoted volunteers

Dear Editor: On Saturday, June 14, Aviation Missions held a "Free Flight" at the Union County Airport in Union. More...

You can help with next phase of county museum

Dear Editor: I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has helped make the opening of the Cherokee County History and Arts Museum a success. More...

Gaffney Little Theatre invites you to get on board

Dear Friends and Supporters of the Arts: Gaffney Little Theatre is moving ahead this summer. We were forced by Mother Nature to make some major repairs to the roof of the Brown Building and that is now almost complete. More...

State News

STATE BRIEFS

Chief favors Sunday beer sales CHARLESTON - Support your local firefighters and buy some beer on Sunday. That's the thought of the fire chief of the Old Fort Fire Company. More...

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