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Fire destroys mobile home on North Limestone Street

Fire gutted a mobile home on North Limestone Street on Friday afternoon despite an extremely fast response from the Gaffney Fire Department, which was able to knock down the flames within minutes. More...

LifeStyles

Miss Hulsey, Mr. Keener wed Sept. 13

Carol Anne Hulsey and Brent Allen Keener, both of Gaffney, exchanged marriage vows on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008, at Second Presbyterian Church in Spartanburg. The Rev. Steve Rhodes conducted the 5 p.m. double ring ceremony. More...

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

6-year-old has become a mama's boy

Dear Annie: Due to financial setbacks, my sister and her two children have been living with my husband and me for over a year. The problem is that her 6-year-old son is a mama's boy. "Alan" refuses to listen to anyone. More...

Fun, food, games and prizes highlight at Bethel Senior Day Care's first fall festival

Bethel Senior Day Care Center will host its first fall festival Saturday, Nov. 8, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the center located at Bethel Baptist Church, 218 Dr. L.M. Rosemond Lane. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Clarence (Buddy) Campbell

Clarence Oliver (Buddy) Campbell, 88, of Peachtree Centre, formerly of 305 Vadar Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Oct. 31, 2008, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center. More...

Layzell Lane Sr.

Layzell Lane Sr., 81, of 215 Lincoln Drive, widower of Rothena Dawkins Lane, passed away Sunday, Nov. 2, 2008, at 11:47 a.m. at Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System, Spartan- burg. More...

Laurens K.McCraw

Employed by Duke Energy

Laurens Kelly McCraw, 61, of 231 Ballenger Road, died on Friday, Oct. 31, 2008 at home. A native of Cherokee County, he was born on Aug. 12, 1947, a son of the late Laurens B. "Bobby" McCraw and Irene Humphries McCraw Harmon. More...

Long lines expected at the polls

After months of stump speeches, ads and commercials, the showdown for president as well as statewide and local races will come down to what happens at the polls tomorrow. More...

School officials say assault was captured on tape

An assault of a 13-year-old girl by a 14-year-old boy at Gaffney Middle School was caught on tape Oct. 22, school officials said. More...

Photo

PUBLISHER LOOKALIKE — This Halloween trick-or-treater dressed as Ledger Publisher Cody Sossamon with a sign saying "Take me on vacation," alluding to the newspaper's "Readers on the Road" promotion. More...

Local News

Moss, Stacy squaring off for round 2 in House race

Reining in state spending is the key issue in the increasingly heated campaign for the House District 29 seat, according to challenger Danny Stacy. Stacy claims he will do it and said his opponent, incumbent Dennis Moss, has not. More...

Candidates address issues at Grassy Pond stump meeting

The 30th anniversary of the creation of the Grassy Pond Volunteer Fire Department was cause to celebrate Saturday, but not cause to attend the department's traditional stump meeting. More...

Lawsuit filed

A mother and daughter have filed civil lawsuits against a Gaffney business for what they claim are injuries they sustained in an assault they contend could have been prevented. More...

Sports

Wildcats romp to win

Blacksburg senior quarterback Josh Elmore and wide receiver Chris Hames went trick or treating into the end zone on Halloween in a scary good performance by the offense in a 49-24 win over Southside Christian. More...

BRIEFS

Rocky in national spotlight vs. Steelers

Former Gaffney star linebacker Rocky McIntosh and his Washington Redskins can be seen on Monday Night Football against the visiting Pittsburgh Steelers. The game will begin at 8:30 p.m. More...

Blacksburg draws top seed in playoffs

Blacksburg plays Calhoun County Friday in the first round of the Class A playoffs. Blacksburg (2-8) will travel to play an undefeated Calhoun County team Friday at 7:30 p.m. in St. Matthews, S.C. More...

Letters

Says CLOUT is running a negative campaign

Dear Editor: A group calling themselves CLOUT has been running a negative campaign for weeks against a company (Waste Management) that is trying to get the required county council approval to proceed with a modern state-of-the-art facility that w More...

We need the Waste Management project

Dear Editor: What's wrong with recycling? The only thing I read from the "anti- Waste Management" crowd is that they are against a "garbage dump." Waste Management is not proposing a dump for Cherokee County. More...

We must remember this is also a recycling center

Dear Editor: Determination is a powerful "quality" but at what cost? I see the determination of the people of the McKowns Mountain area. Yet I am for the Waste Management Recycling/Landfill. There is a greater good in this project. More...

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