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‘Too Human’ returns to library for encore performance March 18

Concert will be from 12:15-1 p.m. in library's large conference room

The Cherokee County Public Library will present “Too Human” in an encore performance on Thursday, March 18, from 12:15-1 p.m. in the library’s large conference.   More...

ENGAGEMENTS

Motts – Clary   Keith Motts of Gaffney and Bryan and Pauline Hudson of Blacksburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Ashley Motts, to Christopher Brett Clary of Gaffney.   More...

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MARCH FOR MEALS – Daddy Joe's Beach House BBQ & Grill will host a benefit for Meals on Wheels – “So No Senior Goes Hungry” – on Sunday, March 21, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

John Lee Martin

John Lee Martin, 79, of 2001 Melrose Drive, Shelby, N.C., husband of Virginia Ross Martin, passed away Wednesday, March 10, 2010, at Wendover Hospice, 953 Wendover Heights Drive, Shelby.   More...

Bertha Smith

Bertha Swofford Mintz Smith, 88, of 115 Brittany Road, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, March 12, 2010, at her home.   More...

Kathy P. Latham

BLACKSBURG – Kathy Phipps Latham, 47, of 705 W. Lime St., went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 13, 2010, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center after a brief illness.   Born Sept. More...

Principal resigns

Fowler cites personal reasons for leaving Limestone-Central

Limestone-Central Elementary Principal Clay Fowler resigned Thursday for personal reasons.   Fowler had served as principal at the school for nearly three years. More...

Newest Limestone College building is converted school

A historic elementary school has been converted by Limestone College into a state-of-the-art space for theater and athletics.   More...

Firefighters sending pieces of home to their ‘brother,’ others in the military

Seated around a table with members of the C-shift at the East Gaffney Fire Station, Velina Owensby smiled as she recalled how her son J.W. practically grew up around the fire station with firefighters who looked after him like big brothers. More...

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BIG CHECK — Broad River Eletric Co-op CEO Richard Baines (left) is shown presenting Cherokee County Meals on Wheels Executive Director Terry Dennis with an oversized check for $8,000. More...

Valuable items up for bid to benefit Red Cross

Sealed bids being accepted at local office

Everyone has been forced to cut back in some form or fashion during the recent economic downturn. More...

County not talking about proposed budget

City releases its budget timeline

For cash-strapped local governments, March Madness has already begun. More...

Sports

Youthful GHS golfers prove they belong

The youthful Gaffney High golf team didn’t bring home the trophy at the Capitol City Classic this past weekend, but the team did accomplish one of its goals by proving it can compete with the top programs in the state. More...

Indians face early region test

Smiley to start when Indians host Bulldogs in makeup game

While a win would be nice, Gaffney High baseball coach Jeff Osment is looking for continued improvement this week from his youthful roster. More...

Coach said complex could be gold mine

One day, Shane Wallace envisions a bustling Cherokee County Youth Sports Complex on the weekends.   For now, he’ll settle for a lone weekend, featuring a softball fastpitch tournament for girls 10 and under. More...

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LEDGER COLUMNIST

Why is this remote control so cold?

If y’all get a chance, can y’all come over to the house some time and help me find my remote control? More...

PAT BUCHANAN

The disemboweling of America

Though Bush 41 and Bush 43 often disagreed, one issue did unite them both with Bill Clinton: protectionism.   More...

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