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Groundbreaking ceremony for new YMCA will be held Tuesday

With their symbolic goldplated shovels in hand, YMCA officials will break ground Tuesday on the longawaited new $4.6 million Cherokee County YMCA. More...

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Get your ‘Just Desserts’ at Christmas on Limestone

Gaffney LittleTheatre sponsoring dessert sale, flea market at Friday evening event

Once again Gaffney Little Theatre will join the downtown Christmas celebration on Saturday, Dec. 4, with its annual "Just Desserts" at the Brown Building on East Frederick Street.   More...

Arts Council will present performance by Winthrop/Carolina Wind Ensemble

Concert will be Dec. 7 in Fullerton Auditorium

The Arts Council will be presenting the Winthrop /Carolinas Wind Ensemble in Fullerton Auditorium at Limestone College on Monday, Dec. 7, at 7:30 p.m. More...

MLK Jr. art, essay contest underway in local schools

The annual Martin Luther King Jr. art and essay contest in Cherokee County’s public schools is now in progress. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

VICTOR GREEN

Victor Levon “Ned” Green, 49, of Apt. 21-B Fairfield Apartments, 100 Fairfield Drive, died Friday, Nov. 27, 2009, in Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System.   More...

B.U. HAMES, JR.

Broughton U. Hames, Jr., 78, of 135 Berry Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Nov. 29, 2009, at his home.   More...

TORRI B. LITTLEJOHN SR.

Torri Brent Littlejohn Sr., 29, of 823 New Hampshire St., Apt. 13, Spindale, N.C., husband of Shanna Deneen White Littlejohn, died Friday, Nov. 27, 2009, at 4:48 p.m. at Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System.   More...

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LEDGER COLUMNIST

Warranty by Superman

On Saturday the missus and I went shopping.   And when I go shopping on Saturdays, I usually buy stuff. So if you see me come into your store on a Saturday, you really need to treat me nice. More...

GUEST COLUMNIST

Charity makes repairs to homes of elderly and disadvantaged

Even in the best of times, it’s important to remember those less fortunate. Helping others is our highest calling in life.   I don’t have to tell you that these are not the best of times. More...

Man dies day after being shot

A 41-year-old Gaffney man found shot inside a Sarratt Street home early Saturday morning died Sunday afternoon at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. More...

Victim’s family: Where’s our justice?

Earnest Riddle isn’t the only one seeking “justice” in a 25-year-old murder case. More...

Local News

Recession? What recession?

Local ‘Black Friday’ numbers better than many had predicted

For many local families, the Thanksgiving Day celebration doesn’t end with that piece of pumpkin pie or the last play of the football game.   More...

Couple escapes house fire unharmed

A couple was awakened from their sleep Saturday morning by a fire in their bedroom.   Luckily, City of Gaffney firefighters said the couple was able to escape from the burning home unharmed. More...

Gun tax holiday gets shooters focus

The second tax holiday on gun purchases in South Carolina went off without any apparent misfires this past weekend.   More...

Sports

Cavs ground Gaffney

Dorman and Gaffney clashes are often hard-fought close games played between two rivals and won in the final few moments.   More...

BRIEFS

Lady Saints fall to Brevard   The Lady Saints basketball team lost to Brevard College 73- 69 in overtime on Saturday afternoon at the Boshamer Gymnasium.   Limestone falls to 2-2 overall as the Tornadoes improve to 2- 3.   More...

SCHEDULE

Today No games scheduled. Tuesday High School Basketball Chesnee at Blacksburg. Girls 6 p.m. Boys 7:30 p.m. More...

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