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Pro-landfill group will meet Thursday

A group known as C.A.S.E. (Cherokee Advocates for a Strong Environment and Economy) has scheduled a community meeting for Thursday at 7 p.m. More...

LifeStyles

History and drama highlight CHAPs's hay ride and ghost walk

U sing a tablespoon of history and a pinch of drama, the Cherokee County Historical and Arts Preservation Society (CHAPS) hopes it has cooked up something the entire community can enjoy in this weekend's historic hay ride and ghost walk. More...

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Lying is no way to start a marriage

Dear Annie: I am a widower and recently got engaged to "Dyann." We are planning on getting married soon, but a few things have me puzzled. My wife-to-be told me she had been married and divorced. More...

Shady Grove to host Pure 'N Heart children's choir workshop, concert

Shady Grove Baptist Church will sponsor a Pure 'N Heart workshop and concert this weekend. Individuals and area youth directors are invited to bring their children or youth choirs (approximately age five to 13) to participate. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Edith (Edie Bug) Burgess

Retired home economist for Clemson University Home Extension Service

Edith Louise Burgess, 82, formerly of 2609 Union Hwy., went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Nov. 1, 2008, at Brookview Healthcare Center. Born in Gaffney, she was the daughter of the late William Frank (W. More...

Shirley Parker

Former teacher at Central Elementary School

LAVONIA, Ga. - Shirley DeLane Swofford Parker, 77, of Lavonia, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008, at her home. More...

Layzell Lane, Sr.

Services for Layzell Lane, Sr., 81, of 203 Lincoln Drive, widower of Rothena Johnson Lane, will be held Thursday, Nov. 6, at 2:00 P.M. at New Mount Zion Baptist Church with Dr. Roger Mason officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. More...

Letters

Homeless population is increasing daily

Dear Editor: Do you have images reeling through your mind of what homelessness looks like? Are they of the young, old, uneducated, who are dirty and alone? Actually, the picture of the homeless population is much more diverse. More...

GHS Class of 1968 enjoyed reuniting at the museum

Dear Editor: The Gaffney High Class of 1968 enjoyed our 40th class reunion. It was great to be able to visit with classmates you hadn't seen in 10 or 20 years. We had classmates who came from near and far. More...

Thanks to everyone who supports Parson's Pantry

Dear Editor: We are very grateful for everyone who has supported the ministry of Parson's Pantry during Parson's Pantry Month. A special thank-you to Cody Sossamon for his support and coverage of the events of this special month. More...

OBAMA MAKES HISTORY

Turns attention to building Democratic administration

CHICAGO — After eight years of Republican rule, Barack Obama turned Wednesday to the task of building a Democratic administration to lead the country out of war and into the financial recovery that he promised. More...

Phillips, Moss win re-election to state House

Two local Democrat incumbents were successful Tuesday in their bids for re-election to the State House of Representatives. In the District 30 race, Rep. More...

County voters give thumbs-up to increase in sales tax

County property owners soon will pay less in taxes but all county residents will pay a little more at the checkout line after voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a measure that would raise the sales tax here. More...

Local News

Voters OK sale of gas company

It wasn't the most difficult decision to make on their ballot, but Blacksburg residents gave their stamp of approval regarding the town's proposed sale of its natural gas company. More...

Photo

THAT'S ITALIAN — Tina Caggiano serves a spaghetti dinner Thursday evening at the Gaffney Elks Lodge. The Knights of Columbus held its annual spaghetti fundraiser to support community service projects. More...

Gaffney man struck in head by stray bullet

Cherokee County Sheriff's Office investigators spent several hours in southwest Cherokee County on Tuesday afternoon after a young man was accidentally struck in the head by a bullet. More...

Sports

Indians likely to hit road for playoffs

Indians need help to capture region or begin playoffs at home

Gaffney coach Phil Strickland has one word to describe his team's chances of capturing the region title or hosting a first-round playoff game -- slim. More...

Hitting the hardwood

If you're looking for a suprise team to go far in the playoffs, try the Gaffney Indians. Don't let last season's 6-6 region record fool you. More...

Former Gaffney High products lead teams to win

S.C. State 23, Deleware State 17 Former Gaffney High product Malcolm Long completed 18 of 30 passes for 246 yards in the win. More...

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LEDGER COLUMNIST

Here are some clues

In this column, you will find numerous clues as to the identity of the person (see above photo and Page 1 of Monday's Ledger) who dressed up on Halloween to look like me. More...

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