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Area artists sponsoring ‘y’art sale’ July 12-17

Once again during the South Carolina Peach Festival, the Cherokee Alliance of Visual Artists (CAVA) will have its “Peachy Sale” in the CAVA Art Gallery, 301 N. Limestone St. More...

Whip up the perfect breakfast

Blueberries add perfect flavor to pancakes, biscuits

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Serving a warm, delicious breakfast is a sure way to start the day off right.   Hot, flaky biscuits have long been part of perfect breakfasts in the South. More...

Adrenal fatigue? See your doctor

ROCHESTER, Minn. -– Taking vitamins or supplements to treat “adrenal fatigue” may do more harm than good, says Todd Nippoldt, M.D., a Mayo Clinic expert in hormone disorders affecting the adrenal glands.   More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Charles “Charlie” Dewayne Lee

Charles “Charlie” Dewayne Lee, 68, of 406 10th St., passed away on Friday, June 25, 2010, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.   Mr. More...

Mae Elizabeth Simpson

Mae Elizabeth Simpson, 48, of 17-B Berkeley Apartments, passed away on Saturday, June 26, 2010, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center.   Daughter of Ella Mae Simpson of Gaffney and the late Lewis Simpson, she was born on Aug. More...

Munsterman propels Post 109 juniors to victory

Bryon Munsterman was too much for Rock Hill to overcome on Thursday.   Munterman struck out eight to lead the Post 109 juniors to a dominating 12-2 win over visiting Rock Hill. More...

Blood drive will honor injured businessman

In the weeks and months after a dirt bike accident left her husband, Buford Street Drugs/Ace Hardware Store coowner Marion Patton severely injured, Kristi Patton was often asked by fellow community residents how they could assist the family at such More...

DUNK A COP

The Cherokee Lodge of the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) came up with a great way to raise funds for its charitable endeavors — giving area residents a chance to “Dunk a Cop” at the Peach Festival in Blacksburg on Saturday. More...

Local News

Dragon Plating has new owner

A company that describes itself as the country’s leading metal finisher has acquired locally owned Dragon Plating & Anodizing Inc. in Gaffney. More...

POLICE REPORTS

 A thief or thieves targeted an air conditioner at a Battleground Road church.   According to the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office, a green-colored Carrier air conditioner was stolen from Island Creek Baptist Church between 8:30 p.m. More...

WHAT’S UP

4th of July events   More...

Sports

Rosenblatt reunion

When Clemson battled South Carolina Saturday with a berth in the College World Series finals on the line, Gaffney High baseball coach Jeff Osment said he wouldn’t feel disappointed no matter what the outcome. More...

Gaffney bounces back, tops Greer

Post 109 received a reminder of the realities of baseball this past weekend: One day you’re up, the next you’re down. More...

Newsmaker: Indians drop pair

It’s big news when the defending Class 4A state champion Gaffney High basketball team loses a game.   Even when it’s just a summer shootout game. More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

It costs how much?

There are a number of important lessons that we, as Americans, should try to learn. And one of them is the value of a dollar, which, according to the most recent exchange rate information available, is approximately $42.70 in Japan. More...

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READERS ON THE ROAD

James E. Crowe and James T. Crowe enjoyed reading The Ledger while attending a Cubs game at Wrigley Field in Chicago. 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?