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Change made in federal IRA tax regulations

December is always a busy month for Mark Shuford. More...

LifeStyles

Miss Pryor, SSG Goforth wed Dec. 27

Crystal Lynn Pryor of Greenwood and SSG Michael Paul Goforth of Clinton were married at noon on Saturday, Dec. 27, 2008, at Connie Maxwell Baptist Church. The Rev. Dr. Bill Goforth of Bristol, Tenn., the Rev. Scott Smith of Greenwood and the Rev. More...

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VOWS SPOKEN - Johnetta and Broderick Littlejohn were married on Sept. 29, 2008. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Fuller and the groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Micheal Hemphill and Nathan Crosby. More...

ENGAGEMENT

Craig - Bedenbaugh

SPARTANBURG - Mr. and Mrs. John Wilson Craig announce the engagement of their daughter, Kimberly Grey Craig, to Christopher James Bedenbaugh, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Harmon Bedenbaugh of Gaffney. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Olin Phillips

Olin Ray Phillips, 74, of 519 Overbrook Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Dec. 27, 2008, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center. Born in Gaffney, he was the husband of Barbara Porter Phillips and son of the late Cline G. More...

David Owens

David Earl Owens, 73, of 1563 Goucher School Road, affectionately called "Papa David" by his grandson, Will, and his granddaughter, Kimsey, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Dec. 26, 2008. Born in Gaffney, he was the son of the late O.W. More...

Nathaniel Evans

Nathaniel Hosch Evans, 64, of 249 Roseborough Road, Grover, N.C., died Saturday, Dec. 20, 2008, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, N.C. A native of Cleveland County, he was born Sept. 22, 1944, to Lucille H. Evans and the late Rev. More...

WorkKeys proving to be valuable asset for employers

Huddled over a small television, a Nestle employee watches an observation video demonstrating food preparation techniques. The video shuts off inside a conference room at the Cherokee Community Learning Center. More...

WRECK AT MILE MARKER 96

A man was taken to Upstate Carolina Medical Center following a single-vehicle crash near the 96 Mile marker on Interstate 85 late Sunday morning. More...

Local News

Online exams?

"Online testing is just an option we are considering."

County high school students could be taking end-ofcourse exams on a computer in the future. About 20 Gaffney High students took the English I exam online recently in a pilot project by the school's guidance department. More...

CONTEST WINNER

Mr. and Mrs. Ken Ramage won the 2nd Annual Limestone Luminaries Decorating Contest sponsored by Limestone College. More...

New home starts down, but permit activity up

November came and went on a down note for Cherokee County builders. The number of new home starts, the average value of new homes, and the overall value of buildings permits were all down last month compared to the same time last year. More...

Sports

Lady Indians earn split in Rutherfordton

Coach Stacey Parris hoped to use this weekend's Lady Hilltopper Classic as a springboard into her young Gaffney squad's second half of its schedule. Apparently the holiday season can give you unwanted gifts. More...

Gaffney loses slugfest

Free throws key Knox Central to win over Indians

Like two boxers trading punches, Gaffney and Knox Central took each others best shots Sunday on opening day in the Cumberland Falls Invitational. More...

BRIEFS

Eagles knock off rival Cowboys Donovan McNabb flexed his muscles, seemingly mocking Terrell Owens. The always stoic Andy Reid played cheerleader, encouraging the crowd to make noise. More...

Columns

Did ya have a good Christmas?

Happy new year, y'all. God bless you. I hope everything goes well in 2009 and everybody wins the lottery or otherwise becomes rich. Then we can all meet over to the house and have us one big giant hoedown. More...

LEDGER READERS ON THE ROAD

Brenda Crawford of Gaffney and daughter Christy McCoy of Charleston enjoy reading The Gaffney Ledger while at Lambert's Cafe in Sikeston, Missouri, during Thanksgiving. Lambert's Cafe was voted No. More...

THEIR VIEWS

Video poker and saggy pants The South Carolina Legislature opens its 2009-10 session on Jan. 13, but lawmakers have already filled House Speaker Bobby Harrell's stocking with 116 bills. More...

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