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Remains of murder suspect’s husband exhumed

As the sun started to break over the horizon early Monday, a group of men set to work digging a grave at Oakland Cemetery.   Ordinarily, the sight wouldn’t have received a second look by passers-by. More...

LifeStyles

Miss Hendrix, Mr. Finley exchange vows May 29

Rebecca Christine Hendrix and Andrew David Finley were united in marriage May 29, 2010, at the Great Aunt Stella Center in Charlotte, N.C., with the Rev. Paul Cooper, uncle of the groom, officiating.   More...

Limestone Lodge 117 honors oldest member, Rev. L. C. Knuckles

Worship Master Brian Dawkins of Limestone Lodger No. 117 presented Rev. L.C. Knuckles special awards during a ceremony recently at Shady Grove Baptist Church.   More...

Great American Backyard Campout’ is set for June 26

RESTON, Va. – The National Wildlife Federation (NWF) is inviting families nationwide to sign up for the sixth annual Great American Backyard Campout that is set for Saturday, June 26.   More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Lillian W. Cole

Lillian W. Cole   Lillian Wheeler Cole, 92, of 510 Thompson St., died Sunday, June 13, 2010, in Upstate Carolina Medical Center. More...

Rembert L. Moss Jr.

Rembert Ledley (Junior) Moss Jr., 67, of 602 Willow St., went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, June 13, 2010, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center.   Born in Gaffney, he was the son of Lula Sentell Moss of Gaffney and the late Rembert L. More...

Walter I. Jones

Walter Irvan Jones, 75, of 141 Grassy Lane, Mooresboro, N.C., died Sunday, June 13, 2010, at Hospice House of Rutherford County.   More...

Columns

What’s the Mama Grizzly Up To?

When Sarah Palin, in a rambling lakeside announcement last July in Wasilla, said she was quitting as governor of Alaska because of the abuse she and her family were taking from petty politicians and a feral press, she was written off as dead by the More...

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Wait ’til you see what Spratt and Obama did

You probably heard a lot about the healthcare bill recently passed by our elected representatives in Washington, D.C. More...

Political Cartoon

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Elderly driver killed in crash

A 72-year-old man died following a Monday morning crash on Love Springs Road.   More...

Official: Trustee violated state law

A Cherokee County school board member broke state law when he discussed an ethics complaint during a public meeting Monday, a state ethics official said Tuesday. More...

Man accused of attempted murder in shooting incident

The Gaffney Police Department has charged a 29-year-old Old Georgia Highway man with attempted murder in connection with a Friday morning incident in which a gunshot was fired into a home on Wilkinsville Highway, striking a man in the leg.   More...

Bagwell goes from ‘acting’ to ‘interim’

Kim Bagwell was named interim superintendent of the Cherokee County School District for the new school year.   More...

Local News

ARTISTS

Cherokee County art teacher Noah Lindemann conducted an intergenerational watercolor workshop last week at the Cherokee County History and Arts Museum. More...

Peach Festival to hold events at Big Mill site

There will be big doings at the Big Mill site in July.   Cherokee County Council on Monday unanimously approved lease agreement with the South Carolina Peach Festival to hold events on the site.   But there were some strings attached. More...

Paving projects listed

“Road work zone” signs soon will be popping up in the county.   County officials have released the roads identified by Cherokee County Council members for paving this fiscal year.   More...

Sports

Jones takes command

Fuller, Phillips to run GHS defense

Dan Jones will have to get used to viewing the game from a different vantage point.   As Gaffney High defensive coordinator for the past seven years, Jones called the defensive signals from atop the pressbox. More...

POST 109 PROFILE

Name: Ryan Westbrook Age: 18 Position: Pitcher/Center fielder School: North Greenville University High School Stats: .402 batting average, 6-3 pitching record Hobbies: Fishing, the outdoors Favorite More...

BRIEFS

Post 109 juniors   rained out Tuesday   The Gaffney Post 109 Junior American Legion game against visiting York was rained out Tuesday and will be played today at 7 p.m. at Commissioners Field. More...

Letters

Sammie Bonner

Services for Sammie Nathan Bonner will be held Friday, June 18, 2010, at 11 a.m. at Tremont Temple Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. Ricky Bready. Interment will be in Beaufort National Cemetery in Beaufort with full military honors. More...

Other News

Gaffney student graduates May 8 from Charleston Southern University

CHARLESTON – Jennifer Way of Gaffney received a bachelor of science degree in psychology and social studies education from Charleston Southern University during commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 8, at the North Charleston Coliseum. More...

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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?