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Man hurt in wreck; woman gets ticket

A 24-year-old Blacksburg man was taken to the hospital following a two-car wreck at a North Logan Street intersection Monday.   According to the Gaffney Police Department, Jerry A. More...

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READERS ON THE ROAD

Terri Littlejohn enjoyed reading The Ledger while on vacation July 25-28 at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom in Orlando, Fla. More...

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MOW HOSTS ANNUAL LUAU ON AUG. 28 – Cherokee County Meals on Wheels will host is second annual luau on Saturday, Aug. 28, beginning at 7 p.m. at Broad River Electric Auditorium. More...

ENGAGEMENT

Robbs – Panther

Carl Raymond Robbs and Mr. and Mrs. Larry Benny Cantrell announce the engagement of their daughter, Rebecca Dawn, to Jason Lawrence Panther, both of Gaffney. Jason is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Panther of Blacksburg.   More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Lenore K. Berry

Lenore Kirk Berry, 50, of 184 Peachoid Road, wife of Donald Berry, passed away Sunday, Aug. 1, 2010, at 8:55 p.m. at Spartanburg Regional Hospice.   Daughter of Bill Kirk of Maryville, Tenn., and the late Elaine Rindhart, she was born on Oct. More...

Edward C. Littlejohn Sr.

Service for Edward C. Littlejohn, Sr., 73, of Cleveland, Ohio, will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 4, at 2 p.m. at Mount Tabor Baptist Church with the Revs. Darrell Smith, Mary Jefferies, Lee Byers Jr. and Marvin Tate officiating. More...

Randy L. Watkins Sr.

BLACKSBURG – Randy Lee Watkins Sr., 45, of 135 Hughey Lake Road, husband of Vickie Hoey Watkins, passed away Monday, Aug. 2, 2010, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center, Gaffney.   More...

Judge stands firm on Julia Phillips eviction

For a second time, a judge ruled Monday that a Gaffney woman awaiting trial on a murder charge in York County should be evicted from her Overbrook Drive home. More...

$418,000

City buys 2 fire trucks

City officials found out it takes more than just coming up with the money to pay for two new fire engines.   According to state law, it also requires passage of an ordinance to finance the purchase. More...

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PERFECT — Amy Fowler (left) puts the finishing touches on a face painting project for Lyric Dukes during Saturday's “Back to School Health Fair” hosted by ReGenesis Health Care. More...

Apartments for sale

Billed as an investment opportunity, one of the area’s largest apartment complexes is on the selling block.   Berkeley Apartments on Chandler Drive is for sale, according to the Web site homesandland.com. More...

Professors of Soul will perform here Aug. 6

The 2010 run of the successful “Shindig at the Gaffney Cabin” free concert series, with only two shows to go, will continue on Friday, Aug. 6. The concert, from 6:30-9 p.m., will feature a performance by The Professors of Soul.   More...

Sports

Littlejohn to leave own imprint

New offensive coordinator Donnie Littlejohn coached under Phil Strickland for many years, so it’s natural they have a similar mind-set: to be balanced on offense. More...

Full contact drills start today

Gaffney head coach Dan Jones probably put it best when describing today’s transition from non-contact drills to contact drills.   “We had an idea of who knows what to do. More...

Local all-stars sent packing after two straight losses

The Gaffney Major League state champions’ stay at the Cal Ripken League Southeast Regional was a brief one.   The local all-stars managed just five hits in two games and were eliminated after a 7-0 loss to Hamilton, Bermuda on Saturday. More...

Columns

Why the school district should approve a forensic audit

With all the talk of a forensic audit of the Cherokee County School District, I decided to do a little snooping myself. More...

Fireworks ordinance needed

The refusal by Gaffney City Council to even discuss or explore the possibility of an ordinance regarding the sale and/or use of fireworks within the city limits represents a blatant disregard for the wishes of its constituents.   More...

This is just a bad idea

Citing what she calls confusions and overcrowding, county election boss Suzanne Turner has decided to restrict election night access to the election commission office. More...

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