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Cowpens Battlefield remembers the Revolution Park will hold several special events during August and September

Dr. Bobby Moss will tell stories of the Revolution and have book signing on Monday, Sept. 6

Cowpens National Battlefield will hold several special events in August and September.   More...

Howard – Sorrow

William Howard of Gaffney announces the engagement of his daughter, Katie, to Michael Sorrow of Gaffney.   Miss Howard is also the daughter of the late Wanda Howard. More...

Smiths celebrate 50th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Lee Smith will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 22, 2010. Mr. and Mrs. Smith were married in 1960.   Their children are Veronica Camp and Katrina Smith, both of Charlotte. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Cecil Whitson

TAYLORS – Cecil Burnie Whitson, 87, of 515 Bramlett Road, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2010, at his residence.   More...

Marbelle K. Phillips

COWPENS – Marbelle Keller Phillips, 85, of Cowpens, formerly of 1648 Fernwood-Glendale Road, died Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2010, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. More...

Donald F. Littlejohn

Donald F. Littlejohn departed this life to be with his heavenly father on Monday, Aug. 16, 2010. More...

Other News

DONATION

DONATION — The Palmetto Bank recently donated $5,000 to the Cherokee County YMCA. More...

Bedenbaugh joins chiropractic clinic

The Bedenbaugh Chiropractic Clinic, P.A., located at 212 S. Granard St., has announced a new addition to its staff, Dr. Christopher James Bedenbaugh, nephew of Dr. Jim Bedenbaugh.   More...

Snipes promoted to nurse manager

Malena Snipes, RN, has been promoted to clinical nurse manager at the Advanced Healing Wound Center, a service of Upstate Carolina Medical Center. More...

Vehicle fire spreads to house; man injured

A man had to be taken to the hospital Wednesday evening for treatment of burns after a vehicle caught fire and spread to an adjacent home. More...

Judge won’t dismiss charge against Phillips

A Gaffney Municipal Court judge on Wednesday refused to dismiss a breach of trust charge against Julia Phillips, finding there was probable cause to forward the case to General Sessions Court. More...

Local News

Town to honor Moss with equipment purchase

For some time, Blacksburg town officials have discussed ideas about the best way to honor Order of the Palmetto recipient and county historian Dr. Bobby Moss, one of its more prominent residents.   More...

New chairman says when he sees the money, another vote will be taken

Motion to reimburse teachers for supplies fails 5-4

On the heels of a predicted $2.2 million budget surplus, a financial consultant has also found $280,000 in unspent federal money which the Cherokee County School District could use this year.   More...

Audit shows district had $2.2 million surplus

School board members voiced their concern Monday after hearing a financial report showing the district is in better shape financially than it appeared when this year’s school budget was approved.   More...

Sports

Wildcats set to battle Tigers in Jamboree

For the first time in several years, Blacksburg will not play in Week Zero and has another week to get ready for its season opener against McBee. More...

Dukes measures up as a force on defense

T he book on Savon Dukes claims, that in addition to size, speed, strength and a committed work ethic, he likes contact. More...

Indians to battle beefed-up Boiling Springs

This is not your grandfather’s Boiling Springs team.   Infused with confidence after back-toback 8-3 seasons, the Bulldogs pose a considerable threat in this Week Zero opener for the visiting Gaffney Indians. More...

Letters

LETTERS POLICY

1. Each letter submitted must be an original — no photocopies.   E-mails are also accepted if a name and phone number is included:   editor@gaffneyledger.com   2. More...

Columns

READERS ON THE ROAD

Staff Sgt. Jessica Spencer serves in the U.S. Air Force and is currently deployed in Iraq working as a flight medic for F-16 fighter pilots, two of whom are pictured here with her. More...

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Need rain? Just get me a tee time

Given my string of luck lately I’m beginning to think it’s finally time for a career change.   More...

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