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Brock will present her CASE today

Sissy Brock will hope to make her CASE for Waste Management's proposed recycling center and landfill at today's Cherokee County Council meeting. More...

LifeStyles

Miss Estes is bride of William H. Bowers Jr.

Salem Presbyterian Church in Gaffney provided the setting Saturday, May 24, 2008, for the wedding of Jill Annette Estes of Overland Park, Kansas, and William Herman Bowers Jr. of Raytown, Mo. Williams Bowers Sr. More...

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

This boyfriend sounds like a potential abuser

Dear Annie: I'm 14 and have a good friend I'll call "Emily." Emily recently told me she is having trouble with her boyfriend, and she is scratching herself. Her boyfriend is controlling. More...

Katie Patterson will compete for Miss S.C. Teen title

Katie Ann Patterson of Gaffney will join the state's brightest young women in the quest for the Miss South Carolina Teen USA crown Friday, Nov. 21, and Saturday, Nov. 22, at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Dolores Spencer

Homemaker

COWPENS - Dolores Barbara Ogger Spencer, 77, of 1806 S. Green River Road, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Nov. 13, 2008, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center. More...

Dr. Myra J. Martin

Retired teacher, professor

SPARTANBURG - Dr. Myra Jordan Martin, 65, of 18 Willow Run Terrace, died Thursday, Nov. 13, 2008, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. Born Sept. 21, 1943, in Union, she was the daughter of the late Dewey Frank Jordan Sr. More...

Vanessa Wolfe

Employed by Pizza Inn

Vanessa Lee Wolfe, 27, of 598 Buck Shoals Road, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, November 12, 2008, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center. Born in Norman, Okla., she was the daughter of Rodney D. Wolfe and Erika Goess Wolfe. More...

OUT TO LAUNCH

Gaffney native figures prominently in most recent space shuttle mission

A trip to Florida sounds like an average vacation to some, taking time out of their busy schedules for a little fun in the sun. More...

No new home starts here last month

There was no celebration following this record - especially by local homebuilders. There were no new home starts in the city or county in October, representing a first for the home building sector. More...

Phone scammers target bank accounts

A local woman knew something wasn't right Thursday as soon as the smooth-talking man on the other end of the telephone opened his mouth. More...

38 Days 'til Christmas.

Local merchants have the best values.

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Local News

Motorcycle event will honor solders killed in Afghanistan

Gone, but never forgotten. Four S.C. More...

POLICE REPORT

The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office is investigating a Nov. 15 incident during which a shot was fired into a dwelling on Providence Creek Road. More...

Voters approve $933 million in new schools

Despite an economic downtown, South Carolina voters shelled out big bucks in November in support of new school buildings. Voters approved all six building referendums on the ballot in the Nov. 4 general election. More...

Sports

Indians roll over Wave

This was the kind of offensive performance Gaffney coach Phil Strickland hadn't seen much this season. More...

BRIEFS

Rocky picks off pass in Skins loss

Former Gaffney star linebacker Rocky McIntosh had a big game in a losing effort against the Dallas Cowboys Sunday night. McIntosh had an interception, five tackles and three assists in the loss that drops the Washington Redskins to 6- 4. More...

Burris plays like vet in first playoff start

Everything seems to come easy for Gaffney sophomore quarterback DeEdward Burris. More...

Columns

Now where did I leave that jigsaw?

LEDGER COLUMNIST

God bless people who can fix things. The guys and gals who can grab a couple of nails, a hammer and a screwdriver and do wondrous, magical things with them. I am not one of those people. More...

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LEDGER READERS ON THE ROAD

Steve and Anita Allison read The Gaffney Ledger at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park during a recent trip to The Big Island of Hawaii. More...

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