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'Heidi' opens GLT season

Performances are set for Sept. 17-20

Heidi, one of the classic stories from childhood, opens at the Gaffney Little Theatre on Thursday, Sept. 17, at 7:30 p.m. The show continues through Sept. 19 at 7:30 p.m. and closes with a Sunday matinee at 3. More...

Some changes good, some bad in new Credit Cardholders' Bill of Rights Act

COLUMBIA - Whether or not you are familiar with the Credit Cardholders' Bill of Rights Act that became law last session, expect some changes to be implemented by your credit card companies. More...

Miss Matthews, Mr. Keller married Aug. 28

Stephanie René Matthews of Fort Mill and Jeffrey Charles Keller of Gaffney exchanged marriage vows on Friday, Aug. 28, 2009, at The Dairy Barn in Fort Mill. Dr. Donnie Padgett officiated the 6:30 p.m. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Shirley Allen

Retired from CNC Machine Company

Shirley Ramsey Allen, 74, of Bethlehem Church Road, Grover, N.C., passed away Friday, Sept. 11, 2009 at home. She was born Aug. 14, 1935, in Cherokee County, to the late Basil Ramsey and Mae Eaker Ramsey Kiser. More...

Ruby Moorehead

Gaffney native

Ruby Moorehead, 84, of 1506 W. Fayette St., Baltimore, Md., died Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2009, in Bon Secours Hospital, Baltimore. Widow of Sam Davidson and J.C. Moorehead, she was born in Gaffney, a daughter of the late Don and Emma Adams Ratchford. More...

Rev. Ed Schaible

Retired minister

SUWANEE, Ga. - Rev. Cornelius Ed Schaible Jr., 95, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 10, 2009, at Peachtree Christian Hospice in Duluth, Ga. More...

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There it was; in the box where it belonged

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Ink? Who uses ink anymore? In this hi-tech, computerized world we have nowadays, why would we ever need to print anything? More...

An innovative talk with God

HAVE YOU CONSIDERED...

Right now I am very frustrated. I just finished trying to talk with someone in an office. Never got a real live person nor a gentle voice. I listened to all the options offered on their computer telephone. More...

District facing tough decisions

The Cherokee County School Board will carve $800,000 out of the school budget Monday and make a decision on the Gaffney High athletic trainer position. More...

Four candidates file for vacant county council seat

There was a flurry of activity on the first day candidates could file for the vacant Cherokee County Council District 7 seat - but it was only on the GOP portion of the ballot. More...

Local News

Is it time to renegotiate?

Never one to hide his feelings, Gaffney Mayor Henry Jolly thinks it may be time to renegotiate the jail contract with the county despite Gaffney City Council recent unanimous approval of the new jail fee rate. More...

Airport impact study completed

Present the final draft of the economic study. Begin acquiring property. That's the scenario Cherokee County Councilman Bailey Humphries envisions after W.K. Dickson Co. More...

Local dancers 'Looney Toonz' to appear on national television

It's not often local residents will drive through downtown Gaffney and find the lights dimmed at the Meadow Street Barber Shop, where burning the "midnight oil" has become the norm as barbers provide customers with fresh haircuts seemingly any time More...

Sports

Blacksburg falls victim to Chesnee's team speed

Chesnee showed why speed rules in Friday's 49-0 victory over Blacksburg. An interception by Brent Jones and a pair of 40-yard punt returns from Raheem Hughes helped Chesnee start four of their first five drives in Blacksburg territory. More...

Indians dominate Jackets

Talk about role reversal. A week ago, the Indians entered halftime down by 16 points on the road at Greenville. On Friday, Gaffney led the overmatched Union County Yellow Jackets 21-0 at intermission. More...

Indian defense grows up

With DeEdward Burris running the offense, it might be easy to overlook Gaffney's unheralded defense. Not Friday. The Indians stuffed Union County, limiting the Yellow Jackets to a meager 173 total yards of offense in posting their first shutout. More...

Letters

Wants fundraisers to continue

Dear Editor: Walmart for years has allowed organizations, with prior approval, to conduct fundraisers in front of the store here in Gaffney. More...

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