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Sorry We’re Late!

Due to a number of computer malfunctions and some software problems, the Friday, Feb. 12, edition was late in being posted to our Web site. More...

LifeStyles

Angela Easterling

Her restless heart always finds its way back home

Angela Easterling, born and raised at the foothill of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Greer, will bring her musical talents to the Cherokee County Public Library when she performs a Music Sandwiched-In concert Tuesday, Feb. 16, from 12:15-1 p.m. More...

Jolly – Downey

Sarah Kathryn Jolly of Gaffney and Joseph Alan Downey of Kings Mountain, N.C., are planning a garden wedding on June 5.   More...

Representative from Harbor of Hope speaks at February sorority meeting

Xi Alpha Delta Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met Monday, Feb. 1, at 7 p.m. at the home of Billie Taylor. The president, Patty Andrews, called the meeting to order and Billie Taylor led the opening ritual. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Jack B. Cashion

BLACKSBURG - Jack B. Cashion, 81, 112 Cashion Road, died Feb. 10, 2010, at home.   He was the husband of the late Betty Ruth Childers Cashion and a son of the late Maurice and Ethel Cashion. He was a retired paint contractor.   More...

Mary Bridges

NORTH – Mary Dell Huskey Bridges, 72, of North, entered into rest on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010, after a long and courageous battle with ovarian cancer.   More...

Columns

...How each model airplane represented a crime victim

LEDGER COLUMNIST

I think there’s two reasons why I grew my rats’ nest of a beard.   Genetics didn’t give me one of those manly-men chins, the kind with a nice cleft. More...

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PUTTING OUT THE FIRE

Council will extinguish fire department fees ordinance

Stung by criticism over its wording, Cherokee County Council plans to suspend enforcement of its controversial Cost Recovery Act that allows volunteer fire departments to recoup their costs in response to traffic accidents and structure fires. More...

Where is all that stimulus money now?

“Show me the money!”   A phrase synonymous with the 1996 film “Jerry Maguire,” the statement can also be used to describe the attitude of some Americans, expressing their frustration in not knowing where their tax dolla More...

Local News

Fire Chiefs Assocation responds to newspaper article

Dear Mr. Sossamon:   I am writing this letter in hope that you will publish it so the residents of Cherokee County will have clarification on the article that your newspaper published February 10, 2010: “Need a Fire Truck? More...

Man disoriented, goes wrong way on interstate

A 36-year-old Spartanburg woman escaped serious injury Tuesday night when her vehicle was struck on Interstate 85 by a man driving on the wrong side of the highway.   More...

Former deputy coroner announces

Glenn Fuller served under the late Joe Vinesett

A retired state trooper and former Cherokee County deputy coroner announced Thursday his intention to run for Cherokee County Coroner. More...

Sports

Stakes are high for Lady Indians

Plenty is on the line today when the Northwestern Lady Trojans visit Gaffney.   With a win, the Lady Indians would force a 3-way tie for the Region III-4A championship. A win would also give the Lady Indians the No. More...

TJ tops Chiefs in tournament

Travis Waldroup scored 41 points as Thomas Jefferson defeated Gaffney Middle 49-43 in the Upstate 7 Tournament. Teheran Leach led the Chiefs with 16 points while Larry Phillips added 12 and Greg Ellis scored 8. More...

Blacksburg jayvees improve to 13-1

The Blacksburg jayvees beat Greenville Tech Charter 51-35 Tuesday to improve to 13-1 overall and 8-1 in region play.   Nick Hames scored 14 points, while Eric King had 10 points and seven boards. More...

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Poll

Sen. Harvey Peeler (R-Gaffney) sponsored a resolution Dec. 7 for the Senate Committee on Interstate Cooperation to study the potential impact of not recognizing Daylight Savings Time. Do you think DST should be abolished?