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Gov. Sanford issues statement on Gaffney murders

"We've all watched and been shocked by news of the recent murders in Cherokee County," Gov. Sanford said. More...

LifeStyles

Miss McIntosh, Mr. Nichols wed June 20

Miss Elizabeth Chambers McIntosh of Gaffney, South Carolina and Mr. Robert Guy Nichols of Greenwood, South Carolina were married at 6 p.m. June 20th at Chimney Rock Baptist Church in Lake Lure, North Carolina. Pastor James Edward Brown Jr. More...

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

When siblings want money, tell them 'no'

Dear Annie: I am sick and tired of my mother expecting me to fix everything. More...

Ledford - Singleton vows said June 20

Cynthia Renee Ledford of Spartanburg and Victor Carlton Singleton of Greenville were married June 20, 2009, at The Bivens House in Lake Junaluska, N.C. The Rev. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Gena Parker

ANDERSON - Gena Lisa Linder Parker, 50, of 104 Greenway Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, July 1, 2009, in Gaffney. Born in Gaffney, she was the wife of Scott Parker and daughter of the late Blucher Edgar Linder Jr. More...

Stephen Tyler

Stephen Tyler went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, July 2, 2009. He was the husband of Kim Barnhill Tyler. Arrangements will be announced by Blakely Funeral Home. More...

Abby Tyler

Abby Leigh Tyler, 15, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, July 4, 2009, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. She was the daughter of Kim Barnhill Tyler and the late Stephen Tyler. Arrangements will be announced by Blakely Funeral Home. More...

Columns

LEDGER READERS ON THE ROAD

While on an adult retreat to Asbury Hills, the Q.T. Sisters kept up with local news by reading The Ledger. Pictured are (on the floor) Jean McRay and Gail Phillips. More...

THEIR VIEWS

Gov. Sanford should resign

THE PROS and cons keep circulating among South Carolinians over Gov. Mark Sanford's revelations. It has become obvious that this controversy is not about to go away and that, too, is the chastised governor's fault. More...

Reward for killer's arrest increased to $34,500

Call CrimeStoppers at (864) 489-2746

The reward fund for the serial killer who has terrorized Gaffney and Cherokee County continues to grow. As of Monday afternoon, the reward fund stood at $34,500 thanks to donations that have been pouring in. More...

2 shooting victims laid to rest; 15-year-old girl dies in hospital

Mourners started arriving early Sunday afternoon. Not one, but two hearses were parked outside First Baptist Church in Gaffney. Inside, family and friends said their goodbyes to two beloved teachers who shared the same horrific fate. More...

Workshop scheduled to help residents cope with fear, stress of shootings

The P.A.C.E. Center will present a free workshop Thursday, July 9, at 2 p.m. on coping with the fears, stress and anxiety so many Cherokee County residents are experiencing following last week's shooting deaths. More...

Local News

Cowpens Battlefield celebrates Fourth of July under watchful eyes

"There are Cherokee County Sheriff deputies everywhere."

As a countywide manhunt intensified, Cowpens National Battlefield moved forward Friday with its traditional celebration of the country's Independence Day. More...

Native son coming home to perform

Thirteen years ago, Gaffney resident Kenneth Wright packed his bags and moved to Nashville so he could pursue his dream of becoming the next country music star. More...

County trying to resolve differences with Humane Society on shelter

The county remains committed to resolving its problems with the Cherokee County Humane Society rather than picking another pet adoption agency, a county councilman said. More...

Sports

Lancaster, Post 109 juniors set for first-round playoff tilt

Post 109 American Legion Junior League coach Travis Clary likes his team'S chances in its first round playoff series against Lancaster. It's easy to see why. More...

Post 109 overpowers Greer, 17-6

Post 109 has its own version of the Big Bang theory - lash line drive after line drive, send 16 batters to the plate, score 12 runs and do it all in the first inning. More...

POST 109 PROFILE

Name: Bryan Parsons Age: 19 Position: Catcher School: USC Salkehatchie High School Stats: .391 batting average. More...

Letters

Gaffney police chief discusses ways to stay safe

To the Citizens of Gaffney: Recent events within our community have shown that even if you live in a quiet neighborhood or a rural community with a stable history, you can still be at risk for facing a threat of crime. More...

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