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School board has new chair

School trustees selected Billy Blackwell as board chairman Monday in one of several close votes for new officers. Blackwell replaces Donnie Lee Smith, who was board chairman for a year. More...

LifeStyles

Miss Southgate, Mr. Lowe wed Sept. 6

Nicole Elizabeth Southgate of Gaffney and Tyler Nunn Lowe of Lake Wylie exchanged marriage vows on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2008, at Cherokee Avenue Baptist Church. The Rev. Alester McKinney and Dr. Clyde Thomas conducted the 11:30 a.m. More...

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Man shouldn't court trouble by attending lapsed friend's wedding

Dear Annie: I am 51, have been married for 17 years and have three kids. A year ago, my wife and I ran into "Sue," an old friend of mine. I had not spoken to her for at least 15 years. We talked briefly and it was somewhat awkward. More...

Talented youths perform 'How to Eat Like a Child'

The Gaffney Little Theatre will opens its 2008- 2009 season with a delightful youth musical, How to Eat Like a Child. The show runs Sept.11-13 at 7:30 p.m. at the Little Theatre on East Robinson Street. A matinee on Sunday, Sept. 14, at 3 p.m. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Crystal Ann Wilson

COVINGTON, Ga. - Crystal Ann Wilson, 43, formerly of Gaffney, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2008. More...

Sue H. Reid

LANDRUM - Mary Sue Hutchins Reid, 78, of 115 Horton Road, died Sunday, Sept. 7, 2008, at her home. Mrs. Reid was the widow of James Alvin Reid and daughter of the late John and Alice Gettys Hutchins. More...

Annie A. Baker

Annie Mae Anthony Baker, 74, of 112 Marietta St., went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Sept. 8, 2008, at her residence. Born in Gaffney, she was the widow Marshal (Jim) Dupree Baker and daughter of the late Stan Hope and Edith Self Anthony. More...

Feds got their man, but he was the wrong one

A Charlotte man taken into custody by federal authorities two weeks ago for a South Carolina robbery was later released when it was determined he was not the man they were looking for, according to a Columbia defense attorney. More...

Furnace Mill Park cleanup planned

While she has been here no more than six months, local resident Melanie Null has come to appreciate the beauty of Cherokee County. More...

Local News

School to be demolished

The Town of Blacksburg has applied for $248,000 in grant funding to demolish an old school that has become an eyesore for the school district. More...

Chick-fil-a must resubmit building plan

Residents will have to wait a little longer than expected before sampling the menu at Chick-fil-A. The developer submitted plans for the 4,227-square foot restaurant to city officials in early June. More...

BPW chairman re-elected

There is no change at the top of the Board of Public Works commission. Commissioner Grady Randolph was re-elected as chairman without opposition. More...

Sports

The ACC this week

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The SEC this week

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Lady Indians fall to Broome

Just when it appeared the Gaffney High volleball team would make a game of it, the Lady Indians faded away like a 1970s leisure suit. More...

Columns

Don't jump to conclusions

LEDGER COLUMNIST

There was a time in my life when I formed opinions on something or someone without taking the time to fully inform myself about the person or the issue. Truth be told, I still have that tendency and have to resist the urge to do so. More...

LEDGER READERS ON THE ROAD

Candy "Ms. M & M" Miller (left), Rosie Carpenter (right) and her granddaughter Brianna are shown at the entrance to Offutt Air Force Base in Nebraska. They visited with Rosie's daughter, Jackie, and her family. More...

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