April 16, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Iron City Festival set for Saturday

There’s a popular saying that “bigger is better.”   Time will tell whether this year’s Iron City Festival will be better than others in the event’s history. More...

Special church service

On March 26, 1969, a good idea took flight when a motion was made at the Macedonia Grange meeting.   More...

LifeStyles

Peachtree Centre recognizes volunteers

Peachtree Centre held its annual volunteer banquet recently to honor the volunteers who take time out of their busy schedules to provide activities for the residents at the facility. More...

Doctors have many options to treat, prevent migraines

ROCHESTER, Minn. – A migraine is not your average headache. The pain of a migraine may feel dull, deep, intense or throbbing. That pain often sends migraine sufferers in search of a dark, quiet place to lie down. More...

Sorority donation will help purchase K-9 vest

Xi Alpha Delta chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority held its monthly meeting Monday, April 5, at 7 p.m. at Magnolias of Gaffney.   More...

Obituaries - Free Access

James E. Venson

James Edward Venson, 82, of 210 Serene Drive, husband of Easter Mae Richardson Venson, passed away April 11, 2010, at 3:30 a.m. at Peachtree Centre.   More...

Bryan S. Tennant

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Bryan Scott Tennant, formerly of Little Rock, Ark., passed away April 12, 2010, at Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville after a short illness. More...

Pauline Moss

Pauline Moss, 99, formerly of Blacksburg, died Tuesday morning, April 13, 2010, at Brookview Healthcare Center. More...

School district receives ‘Below Average’ rating

Most Cherokee County schools received higher report card ratings Friday, though there was little evidence the improvement was due to better student performance. More...

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A HANDS-ON APPROACH — Cherokee County Alliance for Visual Artists (CAVA) President Noah Lindemann presents several messages in his design for the new Gaffney Ledger paper box at Aegean Pizza. More...

Also scheduled for this weekend ...

March for Babies

Surprises do not always come wrapped in fancy wrapped boxes topped with bows.   They can come with a smile, a glance or merely the fact one is alive. More...

Local News

Three county schools honored for high report card ratings

Three Cherokee County schools received Palmetto Gold and Silver Awards on Wednesday in recognition of high report card ratings and improved student performance on state tests.   More...

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SERVERS — Habitat for Humanity of Cherokee County's Board of Directors and staff volunteered alongside Fatz employees and owner Won Kim March 20, serving pancakes and drinks. More...

Pre-school registration begins

Cherokee County School District will hold preschool registration April 19-April 23 at the following schools from 8 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. each day. More...

Sports

Indians flex muscle at strength meet

The Gaffney Indians flexed their muscle at the recent state strength meet.   Nine Indians qualified for the meet on Saturday, March 27, at Crestwood High School in Sumter.   More...

Gaffney squeaks past Byrnes, 3-2

Jared Mills made Senior Night memorable for the Gaffney High baseball team on Wednesday. More...

Saints top region rankings

The Limestone College men’s lacrosse squad is the top-ranked team in the season’s first NCAA Division II South Region Rankings released this week. More...

Columns

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Your seven deadly sins in one tidy column

LEDGER COLUMNIST

One of the seven deadly sins has been catching up with me of late. More...

New school ratings system incorporates lessons learned

GUEST COLUMNIST

(This guest column was written by Dr. Debra Hamm, chief information officer for Richland School District Two, and Debbie Elmore, communications director for the South Carolina School Boards Association.)   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?