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WHIPPING UP SOME FUN— Whipped cream and other low cost items were part of the fun on Friday for several special needs children and their parents during a sensory meeting at Thomson Park. See story, Page 5A More...

LifeStyles

Miss Turnage, Mr. Butterbaugh speak vows

Caroline LaRoche Turnage of Gaffney and Ian Scott Butterbaugh of Spartanburg were united in marriage on Saturday, Aug. 2, 2008, at The Episcopal Church of the Advent in Spartanburg. The Rev. Roy W. Cole officiated the 7 p.m. double ring ceremony. More...

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Hitting and throwing infant is child abuse

Dear Annie: My husband and I recently had our first child. We take turns taking care of the baby so we can each get some rest. When "Jimmy" was 3 weeks old, he had colic and cried nonstop for several days. More...

Couple wed Aug. 23 in York

Pauline Harrilll Motts of Gaffney and Bryan Wood Hudson of York exchanged marriage vows on Saturday, Aug. 23, 2008, at Living by Faith Baptist Church in York. Rick Sturgis officiated the double ring ceremony at 6 p.m. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Emma (Jean) Barnhill

Retired school food service supervisor for Cherokee County School District

Emma Jane (Jean) Robbs Barnhill, 88, of 920 Wilkinsville Hwy., went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center. Born in Gaffney, she was the widow of Paul D. Barnhill and daughter of the late M. More...

Geneva Wood

Retired from Abbott Labs

Geneva Kate Wood, 84, of 208 Blalock Lane, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2008, at her home. Born in Cherokee County, she was the widow of William Lester Watterson Jr. and daughter of the late C.S. Wood and Sallie P. Wood. More...

S. B. Phillips

Retired from Pride Masonry

UNION - S. B. Phillips, 64, of 132 Monroe St., passed away Saturday, Sept. 6, 2008, at 7:37 a.m. in Spartan- burg Regional Healthcare System, Spartanburg. Son of the late Samuel Boyd Phillips Sr. More...

County council taking a wait-and-see approach to landfill/recycling center

Move over Barack Obama, John McCain, Joe Biden and Sarah Palin. More...

Trustees will elect officers

The Cherokee County School Board could have another chairman Monday at 7 p.m. when it meets to elect new officers. School trustee Billy Blackwell confirmed Friday several board members have asked him to be the chairman. More...

Local News

County councilman irked at airport commission chairman's remarks

A Cherokee County Councilman said he would accept the resignation of the airport commission chairman after his controversial remarks became public last week. More...

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HANGING ON — A young defender attempts to haul down the opposing quarterback Saturday during a jamboree opening the football season for the county's recreation department. More...

Ordinance derails group's plan to fly Confederate flag

If likely riling up the black community wasn't enough, a local pro-Confederacy group has learned that its plan to erect a flagpole to fly a Confederate States of America flag violates the city's zoning ordinance. More...

Sports

Wildcats focused on future after narrow defeat Friday

Blacksburg football players will have little time to think about how close they came to beating Indian Land on Thursday evening. Blacksburg will go on the road this week to face Class 2A rival Chesnee. More...

BRIEFS

Cherokee Speedway results SUPER STOCK FOUR: 1. 1-Paul Sisk (Spartanburg, SC) 2. 97-Brian Harris (Chesnee, SC) 3. 05-Andy Mattison (Woodruff, SC) 4. 33- Brandon Lambert (Gaffney, SC) 5. 22-Allen Sisk (Spartanburg, SC) SUPER LATE MODEL: 1. More...

Packing some punch

GHS defense continues to shut down foes

Tropical Storm Hanna wasn't a factor in Thursday's game against Greenville, but the Gaffney defense continues to pack a powerful punch of its own. For the second straight game, the Indians held their opponent under 300 total yards. More...

Inside Report

McCain comes through

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Partisan Democrats and many members of the news media consider John McCain's choice of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as his running mate a terrible mistake. But McCain need not worry about their criticism. More...

Columns

HAVE YOU CONSIDERED...

Is America lazier than it used to be?

We celebrated Labor Day last week. I confess I do not understand all the ramifications of that particular holiday. I have observed through the years, however, that the work situation in America has greatly changed. More...

LEDGER READERS ON THE ROAD

Kensley Scates and Reaganne Cole share The Gaffney Ledger with two of the Dixie Stampede performers while on a trip to Myrtle Beach. More...

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