December 4, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Woman gets $3,875.75 in tickets

A 20-year-old Gaffney woman almost got out of a traffic ticket by claiming she was on the way to the emergency room with an obstetrics emergency. More...

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Limestone Community Chorus will sing classic Christmas music at Dec. 9 Music Sandwiched-In

Concert will be from 12:15-1 p.m. at Gaffney library

The Limestone Community Chorus will present the Cherokee County Public Library’s Christmas “Music Sandwiched-In” concert on Wednesday, Dec. 9, from 12:15-1 pm. More...

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SHADY GROVE HONORS SENIORS – Shady Grove Baptist Church had Senior Citizen's Day and honored those age 70 and over during a special program recently. More...

ENGAGEMENT

Keenan – Hall

Mr. and Mrs. David Keenan of Gaffney announce the engagement of their daughter, Carrie Mae, to Jason Michael Hall of Chesnee.   Miss Keenan is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edd Wilkerson, Mr. and Mrs. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Barbara Oxford

Barbara Jean Coleman Oxford, 75, of Goucher Green Bethel Road, passed away Wednesday morning, Dec. 2, 2009, at her residence with her family by her side. More...

Versie Littlejohn

Versie Lee Littlejohn, 60, of 206 W. Fairview Ave., passed away Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2009, at 2:30 p.m. at her residence.   More...

Calvin Todd Morgan

Services for Calvin Todd Morgan, 41, of 125 Indiana Circle, will be held Saturday, Dec. 5, at 1:30 p.m. with the Rev. Michael Golden officiating. Interment will follow in Limestone Cemetery. Body will be placed in the church at 12:30 p.m. More...

A weekend Yule love

WEEKEND EVENTS:   CHRISTMAS ON LIMESTONE   Where: North Limestone Street When: Friday, Dec. 4, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.   LIMESTONE COLLEGE CHRISTMAS   ON CAMPUS AND   LIGHTING OF THE LUMINARIES   More...

CHRISTMAS IS FOR KIDS

Here is the list of donors to Christmas Is For Kids, sponsored by this newspaper. Bring contributions to The Gaffney Ledger at 1604 W. Floyd Baker Blvd. More...

Snow coming this weekend? Maybe, but more likely just cold rain

Stranding dozens of motorists on Interstate 85 and making local roads impassable, the March 1 snowstorm this year was one that many in this area will not forget for years to come. More...

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POLICE REPORT

 The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office seized more than $22,000 in cash and six video poker machines during investigations of gambling at two local businesses Dec. 1.   More...

Hunter shot by friend after being mistaken for deer

The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Law Enforcement was continuing its investigation Thursday of a Tuesday evening hunting accident near Blacksburg during which a hunter was struck in the legs with buckshot. More...

Building destroyed

A storage building was lost to fire on Ford Road late Wednesday. More...

Sports

HEADED TO ERSKINE

— Blacksburg High senior baseball standout Chase Norman recently signed a letter of intent to play at Erskine College. More...

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Indians begin pursuit of state title tonight vs. Union

The Gaffney High boys’ basketball team has relied on its quickness and full court defensive pressure to develop into one of the top Class 4A programs in the state. More...

Wait is over for laid back Moore with Panthers

CHARLOTTE, N.C.— Wearing his baseball cap backward, Matt Moore walked into the Carolina locker room Thursday and immediately began joking around with his golfing buddy, kicker Rhys Lloyd   If Moore was nervous that he’s about to ma More...

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THEIR VIEWS

It just keeps coming up   Whenever a new voice calls attention to the Confederate battle flag flying prominently in front of the S.C. More...

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