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'Come on Down to the Brown' Saturday for a rollicking good time

Gaffney Little Theatre plans series of fundraising events at the Brown Building in Downtown Gaffney

I n addition to an outstanding season for the 2008-2009 listing of plays, including three musicals, Gaffney Little Theatre also plans a varied schedule of fundraising shows at the Brown Building on East Frederick Street called "Come on Down to the More...

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Men tell why they had affairs

Dear Annie: "DPN" asked why men have affairs. When a man drifts, it's all emotion and hormones. We fear getting old. More...

Library hosts Aug. 21 concert by 'Menage'

The Cherokee County Public Library will host a concert by the critically acclaimed group "Menage" on Thursday, Aug. 21, from 12:15-1 p.m. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Sue Moore

Formerly a manager of Six Dollar Stores

Evelyn Sue Clary Moore, 79, of 1380 Ellis Ferry Road, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Aug. 18, 2008, at her residence. Born in Gaffney, she was the widow of Carl C. Moore and daughter of the late P.L. Clary Sr. and Alta Ruppe Clary. More...

Debra H. Carter

Former textile employee

Debra Kaye Harvey Carter, 44, of 111 13th St., passed away Sunday, Aug. 17, 2008, at her home. Born in Cherokee County, Ms. Carter was a daughter of the late Nickus Fay and Margie Peterson Harvey. More...

P. T. McKown

Former owner of McKown Custom Cabinets

CHESNEE - Paul Thomas McKown, 61, of 225 Johnson's Pointe Court, died Saturday, Aug. 16, 2008, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. More...

State News

STATE BRIEFS

Woman pleads guilty to ID theft GREENVILLE — A woman accused of stealing a missing South Carolina woman's identity to get into an Ivy League school has pleaded guilty to fraud and identity theft charges. More...

National News

Mourners recall tallest woman as kind, generous

SHELBYVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Sandy Allen, at 7 feet 7 recognized as the world's tallest woman, was remembered at her funeral Monday for her kindness and generosity as much as for her height. More...

Shelter probe complete

AG advises employees to seek legal representation

Cherokee County will defend animal shelter employees if any charges arise from a recent state investigation into accusations of animal cruelty. More...

Students return to class

Angela Tennyson cried softly before handing over the care of her triplets to Northwest Elementary kindergarten teachers. More...

Local News

18-year-old female struck by car at McCluney Park family cookout

The Gaffney Police Department responded Aug. 16 to an accident during which an 18- year-old North Carolina woman was struck while trying to chase down a car leaving a family cookout at McCluney Park. More...

Salvation Army Thrift Store to reopen Friday under new roof

The local Salvation Army Thrift Store will reopen Friday after a recent storm forced it to temporarily shut down. A severe thunderstorm that blew through the area Aug. More...

Home destroyed despite quick response

Fire destroyed a double-wide mobile home Monday morning on London Lane despite a quick response by firefighters from three departments. More...

Sports

Strickland: Experience matters

Veterans key to Indians' early success

During Gaffney's recent run of success, veteran leadership has been one of the key components to the team's winning formula. Players like Tyson Petty, Malcolm Long, J.B. More...

Busy day for U.S. in Beijing

BEIJING— On a hot, hazy morning, the U.S. softball team sweated like never before. More...

Blacksburg making final plans for opener

"I just wish we had a little more time."

The mission is fairly clear for Blacksburg in preparing for Friday's season opener against Walhalla. More...

Columns

My wrist is green, but it feels much better

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Whenever you have something 'what ails ya' there's no need to go to a doctor and pay those hefty fees for visit, consultation tests and treatment. There are at least two other options. More...

LEDGER READERS ON THE ROAD

Bud Turney reads The Gaffney Ledger while on vacation at Lake Greenwood on July 4. 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?