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Guthrie named Ledger junior correspondent

They say that your adolescent years are the most important in your life. These are the moments when we find out who we are and where we want to go in life. More...

LifeStyles

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...

PANCAKES MADE WITH LOVE

Peachtree Centre residents recently enjoyed a pancake breakfast served on the porch. More...

Fall home and art tour is set for Oct. 2

A fall home and art tour will be held Saturday, Oct. 2, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Warren J.Beam

Warren Joshua Beam, formerly of Fayetteville, N.C., died Sunday, Aug. 22, 2010, at the Peachtree Rehabilitation Centre in Gaffney.   Born in Gaffney on Nov. 15, 1919, he was the husband of the late Connie Elgin Beam. More...

Ruby Howard

SMYRNA – Ruby Carroll Howard, 78, of 2281 Orchard Road, passed away Saturday, Aug. 21, 2010, at her home.   Born in Blacksburg, Mrs. More...

Mary Tate Kirby

Mary Tate Kirby, 84, of 109 Brittany Road, widow of Johnnie R. Kirby, died Saturday, Aug. 21, 2010, at her home.   More...

Columns

POLICE REPORTS

 Bank cards from an Edgefield woman’s wallet, which were stolen while she was shopping in Boiling Springs on Aug. More...

Political Cartoon

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Wonder what happens if you bowl a perfect game

I cannot seem to get through a day without turning on my Wii console.   Danged technologically advanced video game system.   This thing is addictive you know.   More...

Interim superintendent on the way out?

interim superintendent position by the Cherokee County School Board. More...

Jobless numbers creeping back up

While the jobs picture in Cherokee County couldn’t be considered rosy through the first five months of the year, at least the jobless rate was heading in the right direction — downward.   More...

Building report contains encouraging data

Some cash-rich companies have increased their capital spending to expand local plants.   More...

Finance director quits

Finance director Ben Childs has resigned after being out on medical leave since March.   Childs submitted his letter of resignation Thursday to interim Cherokee County school superintendent Kim Bagwell and cleaned out his office. More...

Local News

2010 BHS graduate named Mid-State Region FYA Star

CLEMSON – Adam Love of Blacksburg, a 2010 graduate of Blacksburg High School, was recognized as the Mid- State Region FFA Star in Agribusiness during the recent state FFA convention at Clemson University, according to John W. More...

Weather Outlook For Cherokee County

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ACT scores increase

This year’s Gaffney High and South Carolina graduates did better on the ACT college entrance exam even with more students taking the test.   Gaffney High saw its ACT scores increase from 19.1 in 2009 to 19.9 this year. More...

Sports

BRIEFS

BlackOut for   Dorman game   In a show of support, Gaffney fans are encouraged to wear black when the Indians host state champion Dorman at 8 p.m. Friday at The Reservation.   Businesses can   view ads   More...

Byars bails out Indians

With flashy DeEdward Burris running the offense, it might be easy to overlook Gaffney’s unheralded defense.   Not Friday. More...

GAFFNEY STATS

BS GAF   First downs 12 17 Total yards 181 310 Rushes-yards 39-132 37160 Comp.-Att.-Int.10-15-0 9-15-1 Passing yards 49 150 Fumbles-lost 1-0 1-1 Punts-Avg. 6-37 3-30.3 Penalties-yards 12-91 6-67   Gaffney 0 14 7 0 - 21 B. More...

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HEAD OF THE CLASS

A PROFILE OF SCHOOLS IN CHEROKEE COUNTY

“CREATIVE BEES OF CHARACTER” 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?