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Former school district boss dead at age 84

Former Cherokee County school superintendent George Seaborn passed away Thursday following a long life marked by education and service to his country.   More...

LifeStyles

Carolina Debutante Society presents five young women at annual ball

Festivities held at Spartanburg Marriott at Renaissance Park on Saturday, May 1

T he Carolina Debutante Society of Gaffney presented five young women at the 15th annual Presentation Ball on Saturday evening, May 1, 2010, in the Heritage Grand Ballroom at Spartanburg Marriott at Renaissance Park. More...

ENGAGEMENT

Jones – Chambers

Lucy Jones and Neil Butler Chambers, both of New York City, N.Y., will be married at River Café in Brooklyn, N.Y., on June 12, 2010.   Miss Jones is the daughter of Susan Jones of Huntington, Long Island, N.Y., and the late Christopher Jones. More...

S.C. Mother of the Year 2011 nominations sought

COLUMBIA – Would you like to nominate a deserving mother for South Carolina Mother of the Year?   The S.C. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Allean Skinner

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Allean Wood Skinner, 96, of 1631 Jefferson St., formerly of Gaffney, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 1, 2010.   More...

Ruby Fortner

Ruby Lillie Mae Fortner, 82, of Skylyn Place, 1705 Skylyn Drive, Spartanburg, died April 29, 2010, at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home.   Mrs. More...

George Seaborn

PIEDMONT – George Wallace Seaborn, 84, of 7001 Hwy 81 N., died Thursday, April 29, 2010.   Born in Seneca, he was the son of the late William Earle Seaborn and the late Ruth Kay Seaborn. More...

Sheriff candidates discuss platforms at GOP meeting

The five men seeking to become the next sheriff of Cherokee County are a lot alike in many respects.   More...

AND THE WINNER OF THE BIG-SCREEN TV IS ...

Robert Thompson said Friday he had never won anything before.   Well, congratulations Robert, you’re the big winner of The Gaffney Ledger’s big screen television giveaway. More...

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Construction on park set to begin this week

Construction will start this week on the Cherokee County Veterans Appreciation Park in Gaffney.   More...

May mania coming soon

Have you had enough of winter? If you are like everyone else, then spring and summer could not have come quick enough and local nonprofits are ready to help you celebrate. Please join the Cherokee Historical & Preservation Society, Inc. More...

Sports

Loaded Indians open spring drills

This may be the only time this season the phrase shorthanded will be used to describe the Gaffney High football team. More...

Gaffney’s comeback kids

Defending state champs respond to another must-win game

Another elimination game. Another win for the defending Class 4A state champion Gaffney High baseball team. More...

Blacksburg rally falls short in loss to Fox Creek

Try as you might, you won’t find the reason the Blacksburg High baseball team lost to top seed Fox Creek on Saturday in the official scorebook. More...

Columns

Mom’s apple pie

LEDGER COLUMNIST

NOTE: I wrote this column a few years ago and I'm presenting it again this year as a tribute to my late mother.   To all you moms out there, happy Mother's Day. I wish for you God's blessings. More...

READERS ON THE ROAD

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