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School district gets new boss

After one year of retirement, Dr. Ed Taylor is looking forward to leading the Cherokee County School District in his new role as interim superintendent.   More...

LifeStyles

Miss Gallman, Mr. Turner wed July 17 in Charlotte

Carlin Clary Gallman of Fort Mill and Harley James Turner IV of Spartanburg exchanged marriage vows on Saturday, July 17, 2010, at First Baptist Church of Charlotte, N.C. The Rev. Bobby Morrow III officiated the double ring ceremony at 5:30 p.m. More...

ACS offering beauty sessions for local cancer patients

Look Good... Feel Better classes planned Sept. 20, Nov. 15 at UCMC

The American Cancer Society and Upstate Carolina Medical Center are partnering to launch free Look Good...Feel Better sessions for cancer patients in the Upstate area.   More...

STIRRING THE POT –

STIRRING THE POT – Gaffney Masonic Lodge No. 186 member Jimmy Phillips stirs a big pot of beef hash at last year's Labor Day barbecue held to benefit Meals on Wheels. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Sue Spurrier Gaffney

Sue Hemby Spurrier Gaffney, 75, of 120 Ridgeway Road, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Aug. 29, 2010, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center.   More...

Ruth McHugh

Ruth Hazel Moser McHugh, 87, of 1794 Cliffside Hwy., went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Aug. 29, 2010, at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home. More...

Edward Ferdinand

BLACKSBURG – Edward Chester Ferdinand, 84, of 103 N. Calles St., passed away Monday, Aug. 30, 2010, at the Regional Hospice Home.   Born in Queens, N.Y., Mr. More...

Columns

READERS ON THE ROAD

Gaffney residents (left to right) Scott Ramsey, Thomas Ramsey, Matthew Summers and Chris Summers are pictured here with The Ledger at the “Restore Honor Rally” held recently in Washington, More...

Mall has new name, new owner

New signage will be the only tangible change to the popular local outlet mall. More...

Police seek hit-and-run driver

A Gaffney woman walking on Overbrook Drive had to be treated by paramedics and Gaffney firefighters after she was clipped by a car Tuesday morning.   The woman suffered an injury to her arm that was treated at the scene. More...

Revised figures show 8,987 students in county schools

Cherokee County schools saw their enrollments climb in the first 10 days of school before the Labor Day holiday weekend.   There were 8,987 students enrolled in county schools last Friday for the 10th day of school this year. More...

Local News

SCC FlexStart classes offer full credit in fewer weeks

SPARTANBURG – It’s not too late to register for fall classes at Spartanburg Community College. With SCC’s FlexStart fall terms starting Sept. 20 and 21 and Oct. More...

TEE IT UP

A mystery: Who inspired Gaffney Country Club?

Mention the name Donald Ross to a golfer and most will know who you’re talking about. More...

A SLICE OF HISTORY

CHAPS to host vintage car show Sept. 18

Football season might be one of the first signs fall is on its way.   Car enthusiasts might have something to say about that, arguing summer does not truly end until the first vintage era vehicles take their final warm-weather cruises.   More...

Sports

Wideout putting up big numbers on and off the field

When asked if Gaffney wide receiver Quinshad Davis’ hot start has helped his stock with college recruiters, Gaffney coach Dan Jones walks to a shelf near his desk and holds up a couple of white envelopes addressed to Davis. More...

Indians make strides in setback

Gaffney coach Dan Jones figures that if the nationally-ranked Dorman Cavaliers are as good as advertised, then the Indians aren’t that far behind.   “If (Dorman) is No. 17 in the country and No. More...

SCHEDULE

Today No games scheduled.   Thursday High School Volleyball Chesnee at Gaffney.   More...

Letters

Wants the America back that is proud and honest

Dear Editor:   I attended the Aug. 28 Restore Honor Rally sponsored by Glenn Beck in one of three busloads arranged by the Boiling Springs Tea Party. The crowd was massive and well behaved. More...

Cherokee County blessed to have facility like Peachtree Centre

Dear Editor:   Several weeks ago our family suffered the loss of our father/husband/ grandpop/ best friend, Bubba Estes.   He had spent the past five years at Peachtree Centre. More...

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...

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