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Officials 'butt' heads over smoking rules

City employees will continue to light up in city-owned vehicles — if a passenger in the car also is a smoker. More...

LifeStyles

Miss Anthony is bride of Gregory J. Walwik

Page Michelle Anthony of Blacksburg and Gregory Joseph Walwik of Palatka, Fla., exchanged marriage vows at half past four in the afternoon on Saturday, March 28, 2009, at Antioch Baptist Church in Blacksburg. The Rev. More...

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

She's married, but would rather be alone

Dear Annie: I am in my 60s, in good health, and have been married five years. This is my fourth marriage and I find myself miserable. My husband is good to me, and I know a lot of women would eagerly trade places. More...

ENGAGEMENT

Matthews - Keller

Mr. and Mrs. Steven J. Matthews of Lugoff announce the engagement of their daughter, Stephanie René, of Fort Mill, to Jeffrey Charles Keller of Gaffney. Miss Matthews is the granddaughter of Sarah S. Kirby of Jacksonville, Ala., Sylvia N. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Jeff Wright

UNION - Jeffrey O. "Jeff" Wright, 37, husband of Deborah Jean Wood Wright of 749 Mt. Tabor Church Road, died Sunday, July 12, 2009, at his home. Mr. Wright was born in Gaffney on May 17, 1972, a son of Benny R. More...

Mamie B. Roseboro

BLACKSBURG - Mamie Black Roseboro, 64, of 141 Black Road, died Saturday, July 11, 2009, at her home. Born in Cherokee County, she was the wife of Sammy Roseboro and daughter of Eliza Pelham Black and the late Will Black. More...

Roy Evans

Services for Roy Anthony Evans, 22, of 606 Old Pros Drive, will be held Saturday, July 18, at 2 p.m. at Mount Sinai Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. C. A. Wallace, Dr. A. L. Brackett, the Rev. James C. Boyce, the Rev. More...

College entrance getting new brick work

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Construction workers dig out a drainage system Thursday morning on the Limestone College campus. More...

Couple who led police officers to killer will be honored guests at festival parade

The North Carolina couple and law enforcement agencies who helped put an end to a series of murders in Cherokee County will be special guests in Saturday's Peach Festival parade. More...

Local News

Tech student represents S.C. in skills competition

Adrian Praytor ate lots of barbecue and soaked up knowledge about heating and air conditioning in late June during his travels to the Skills USA championships in Kansas City. More...

Photo

42 YEARS LATER... — W.B. Cook's retirement celebration was held Thursday, July 9 at the Broad River Electric Cooperative Auditorium. More...

Completes basic

Navy Seaman Apprentice Marlon D. Whitesides, son of Alice E. and Steve L. Whitesides of Grover, N.C., recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. More...

Sports

Braves blast way to state title

Crow blasts homer to power Braves to Major League crown

The Gaffney Braves didn't exactly knock the cover off the ball but they made every hit count in defeating Woodruff twice on Monday to capture the Cal Ripken Major League all-star state championship at the Cherokee County Youth Sports Complex. More...

Post 109 tops Orangeburg to lead 2-0

Post 109 is playing like a top seed in the state playoffs. More...

POST 109 PROFILE

Name: Corey Crissone Age: 16 Position: Pitcher/First Base School: Gaffney High School High School Stats: .476 batting average (Jayvees). Hobbies: Baseball, hanging out with friends. More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Wifeless at the beach

Back in my younger days, a weekend of golf at the beach with the guys meant early morning tee times after a late night out on the town. More...

LEDGER READERS ON THE ROAD

Joyce Pettit and Nancy Crocker of Cherokee County are shown here reading The Gaffney Ledger while on a Carnival Cruise to the Bahamas. They visited Freeport and Nassau. More...

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