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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...

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...

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...

Obituaries - Free Access

Edith Melton

Beautician

Edith Patterson Sanders Melton, 79, of 1806 Ford Road, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2008, at her residence. More...

Joe Hunt

Retired from Wachovia

Joe Donald Hunt, 82, of 135 Spring Valley Road, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2008, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. Born in Walhalla, he was the husband of Sybil Vinesett Hunt and son of the late Bert E. More...

Brenda Montgomery

Retired from Cherokee County DSN Board

Brenda Delois Montgomery, 62, of Brookhaven Apartments 3-A, passed away Thursday, Aug. 21, 2008, at her residence. Daughter of the late Crawley Montgomery and the late Minnie Mae Dawkins Montgomery, she was born on Sept. 29, 1945, in Norfolk, Va. More...

State News

STATE BRIEFS

Marine accused of fatal shooting BEAUFORT — A 21-yearold Marine from the Air Station in Beaufort has been charged with involuntary manslaughter after a fellow Marine died from a gunshot wound to the head. More...

22 countries represented on LC campus

Limestone College had a true international flavor on campus when classes started Wednesday. This year's enrollment includes 50 international students from 22 countries. More...

City of Gaffney throwing party to welcome Limestone College students

About 20 local businesses have teamed up with the City of Gaffney to extend a warm welcome to returning and first-year Limestone College students. More...

Local News

Trooper Albert earns law enforcement excellence award

A veteran S.C. More...

Guilty plea in 2006 murder case nets Gaffney man life sentence

A 30-year-old Gaffney man accused of participating in the kidnapping and executionstyle slaying of a local college student pleaded guilty to felony murder Tuesday morning just as his jury trial was about to begin in Richmond County, Ga. More...

Shelter focus of committee discussions

Local veterinarians will be asked to continue handling euthanizations at the consolidated city/county animal shelter pending the results of a recent state investigation. More...

Sports

HARD WORK. DEDICATION. RESPECT.

Blacksburg wide receiver Chris Hames hopes work done during off-season will equate to wins for Wildcats in 2008

Chris Hames dreams of catching passes in Hawaii while playing college football. The senior Blacksburg wide receiver loves playing and watching football. More...

Moss to learn about team in season opener

WALHALLA (0-0) AT BLACKSBURG (0-0) 7:30 p.m. — T.A. CAMPBELL STADIUM

There have been more questions than answers for the Blacksburg High football team headed into Friday's home opener against Walhalla. More...

Panthers ready to prove they belong among NFC's elite

CHARLOTTE, N.C.— Carolina Panthers coach John Fox and general manager Marty Hurney eliminated any doubt they're under intense pressure to win now when they traded on draft day, swapping next year's first-round pick to get another one this yea More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Look! Up in the sky; it's a bird, it's a plane, it's me

Like many young children, I went through a phase where I was convinced there were monsters hiding in the closet and refused to go to sleep unless a night light was left on in the bathroom. More...

LEDGER READERS ON THE ROAD

Back home on vacation in Pawtucket R.I., George and Isaac Barber, residents of Gaffney, along with nephew Edward P. Barber Jr., and Alyssa McLaughlin, visited Hasbro World Headquarters and took this picture with The Ledger at Mr. Potato Head. More...

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