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$25K bond set for suspect in bank robbery

A Charlotte, N.C., man accused of robbing the SunTrust Bank on Wednesday was brought back to Cherokee County on Thursday after he waived extradition from North Carolina. More...

LifeStyles

Steely Pan Steel Band kicks off Arts Council’s 34th season

2010-2011 year features outstanding lineup of performances

The Limestone College-Cherokee County Arts Council has lined up another year of great performances for its 34th year. More...

MEALS ON WHEELS' BARBECUE FUNDRAISER SEPT. 6

MEALS ON WHEELS' BARBECUE FUNDRAISER SEPT. 6 – Gaffney Masonic Lodge No. More...

Pair celebrate 25th anniversary

Willie Thomas and Sue Diane Harris of Gaffney celebrated their 25th anniversary on Aug. 3, 2010.   Married in Cherokee County in 1985, their children are Brandon Thomas Harris of Gaffney and the late Jason Hall. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Robert J. Oglesby

Robert Junior Oglesby, 65, of 125 Beltline Road, Apt. 23, passed away Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010, at 3 a.m. at his residence.   Son of the late Stacy Oglesby and the late Arstrilla Jones Oglesby, he was born Aug. 1, 1944, in Gaffney. More...

Frances Hadden

ROCK HILL – Frances “Frankie” Parker Hadden, 56, of 1529 Hathaway Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010, at her residence. More...

Columns

READERS ON THE ROAD

Hannah Powell, Darby Blanton Sr., and Darby Blanton Jr. recently visited Dewees Island. They took along a copy of The Gaffney Ledger to read while they were fishing for flounder. More...

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Lost in a DVD version of the same name

Imagine being marooned on a deserted island with only the luggage packed for a cross-country trip.   This scenario has led to my latest addiction. More...

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Woman dies in traffic accident

An 89-year-old Chesnee woman died at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center on Wednesday afternoon about two hours after a car crash that occurred on Chesnee Highway near Cowpens National Battleground.   More...

Phillips case gets booted up to higher level

A contentious dispute in Cherokee County Probate Court involving a woman accused of murdering her boyfriend and step-daughters who want her kicked out of an estate-owned home appears to be over. More...

Local News

Audit proponents launch petition drive

Tracy Parris is among several county residents involved in a petition campaign to request the school board move forward with a full investigative audit of district finances.   More...

Blacksburg officials sworn in

Sometimes things don’t go as planned. More...

Couple files lawsuit against Pottery Barn

An Oconee County couple has filed suit in Cherokee County Court of Common Pleas against the owner of Pottery Barn in the wake of a 2008 slip and fall accident inside the store at Prime Outlets — Gaffney.   More...

Sports

Player Profile

Tough upbringing motivates Barnes

W hat’s harder, battling 250-pound offensive linemen who move like a shooting guard or a family life filled with turmoil?   Gaffney’s Jaquan Barnes will tell you overcoming a troubled home life. More...

Wildcats open with a tough McBee squad

You can take Blacksburg coach Mickey Moss at his word when he says how much he likes this year’s Blacksburg Wildcat football team.   More...

Indians primed to dethrone state champs

What experts? That’s the response Dorman coach Dave Gutshall has to his team’s national ranking.   Dorman is ranked 17th in the USA Today poll. The Cavaliers are also ranked 10th in the Rivals.com poll and come in at No. More...

Letters

I couldn’t believe it and neither could they

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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?