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Fire Safety Team gets helping hand

Eddie Bishop and other members of the Cherokee County Fire Chiefs Association's Safety Team are constantly in need of kindness and generosity to do their jobs. More...

LifeStyles

AAUW kicks off 2008-2009 year with membership supper Sept. 8

The Gaffney Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) has set its agenda for the 2008-2009 year, according to President Kathy Phillips. A membership supper meeting is scheduled for Monday, Sept. More...

Help someone learn to read; become a tutor

Many individuals in Cherokee County are not able to read the newspaper, their mail or a prescription. These individuals need your help and you can share the gift of reading by becoming a literacy tutor. More...

Classes can help seniors cope with chronic illnesses

The Senior Centers of Cherokee County will offer a Chronic Disease/Living Well class at the Gaffney center starting Sept. 16 and continuing each Tuesday for eight weeks. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Sarah Moss Broome

Worked in textiles

BLACKSBURG - Sarah Moss Broome, 91, of 757 Cherokee Falls Road, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008, at Brookview Nursing Home. Born in Cherokee Falls, Mrs. More...

James C. Galloway

Retired district supervisor of A&P Tea Company

INMAN - James Cecil Galloway, 75, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2008. He was surrounded by the love of his family and friends. Mr. Galloway was a native of Tryon, N.C., and son of the late James Eulus Galloway and Mildred Lawrence Fisher. More...

Lillian B. Stowers Reeder

Lillian B. Stowers Reeder of 940 N. Limestone St., Gaffney, died Monday, Sept. 1, 2008, at her home. Funeral plans are incomplete and will be announced later by Foggie-Holloway's Funeral Home of Anderson. More...

Letters

The new stadium is great, but where are the fireworks?

Dear Editor: Our family went to the football game Friday. My husband is in a wheelchair and in the past we sat in the reserved parking area to watch the games. More...

Limestone on Limestone was very successful

Dear Editor: The City of Gaffney hosted the first Limestone on Limestone Welcome Back Bash on Friday, Aug. 22. More...

Piedmont Community Actions appreciates all the support

Dear Editor: Piedmont Community Actions, Inc. would like to personally thank all of the volunteers in Gaffney for helping P.C.A. More...

FOOTBALL CONTEST CORRECTION

The tie-breaker game for this week's football contest was inadvertently omitted. Please guess the total points of the Gaffney vs. Greenville game as the tie-breaker score. More...

NWS says Hanna will bring rain to Upstate

It would be easy to say rain has come at a premium this year for the Upstate. More...

SCHP Post A issues 1,240 tickets during holiday period

Increased traffic enforcement during the Labor Day holiday weekend actually led to more citations in Cherokee and Union counties than the highly-traveled Fourth of July weekend. According to Lance Cpl. More...

Local News

Ammonia leak controlled

Emergency workers plugged an ammonia leak at Brown's Packing Company in Gaffney on Monday. Gaffney Fire Department personnel arrived at 8:30 a.m. and discovered a refrigeration line at the meat packing plant was leaking ammonia, Capt. More...

Visitors Center could open in two years

If things go according to plan, the new Gaffney Visitors Center and Museum could open in September 2010. The new facility, which will be located in the former post office building, will house two art studios as well as a visitor's center. More...

City agrees to continue negotiations on shelter

Gaffney City Council on Tuesday instructed its administrator to continue negotiations with the county that will eventually cost the city about $30,000 to upgrade the consolidated county-city animal shelter. More...

Sports

Ex-Indians to do battle

Former Gaffney High standoutreceiver Tyson Petty will see a couple of familiar faces on Saturday when his Gardner-Webb Bulldogs host Tusculum. More...

Back to the drawing board

GHS coach says mistakes are correctable

Don't blame quarterback Bo Davidson for the Gaffney's offensive woes last Friday. That was Gaffney coach Phil Strickland's assessment of the team's 6-0 overtime loss to Dorman. Davidson completed 10 of 16 passes for 98 yards and one interception. More...

BRIEFS

Cherokee Speedway results Sunday night's race was postponed due to rain and will be run on Sunday, September 14. Here are the results for the divisions that ran on Saturday night. STREET STOCK FOUR: 1. 14- Randy Cantrell (Spartanburg, SC) 2. More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Stadium observations

I didn't know what my reaction would be when watching the Gaffney Indians play their first game in the "new Reservation." I had mixed feelings about whether the new stadium should have been built in the first place. More...

LEDGER READERS ON THE ROAD

While on a recent visit visit to Gaffney, Los Angeles, Calif., resident Chris Turner bought a copy of The Gaffney Ledger. He took the paper back home and is shown here holding it in front of the Staples Center, home of the L.A. Lakers. More...

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