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Naked woman outside bar arrested

A 35-year-old city woman was cited for public drunkenness and indecent exposure after Gaffney police found her naked outside an East Birnie Street bar. More...

Sidewalks in city being modified

A project involving modifications to sidewalks to make them compliant with federal regulations caused more traffic congestion than usual on Floyd Baker Boulevard on Tuesday.   More...

LifeStyles

Gaffney Little Theatre announces 2010-2011 season

'Jungle Book' kicks off new year Oct. 1 with cast of 50

Ginny Elmore, newly elected president of the Gaffney Little Theatre, has announced the lineup for the 2010-2011 year.   More...

‘Divas and Desserts’ will raise funds for Cherokee Children’s Home

Festive event is set for Sept. 14

The Cherokee Children's Home will host a “Divas and Desserts” fund raiser on Tuesday, Sept. 14, at 7 p.m. in the new Family Life Center at Buford Street United Methodist Church. More...

WHAT’S UP

Meetings    The 4-F Club of Draytonville Baptist Church will meet Thursday, Sept. 9, at noon in the church’s Family Life Center.    Tuesday Woman's Club will meet Sept. 14 at 4 p.m. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

PEARL H. HUGHEY

BLACKSBURG – Pearl Hambright Hughey, 83, of 1072 Ninety-Nine Island Road, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2010, at home, surrounded by family and friends.   She was the widow of Edward L. More...

DAVID CHAY

COWPENS – David Keith Chay, 53, of 222 Pickle Springs Road, passed away at his residence on Friday, Sept. 3, 2010.   More...

JAMES D. (HOT SHOT) RAMSEY

Graveside services for James D. (Hot Shot) Ramsey will be held Friday, Sept. 10, 2010, at 4 p.m. at Frederick Memorial Gardens with Mr. Ashby L. Blakely officiating.   An online guest register is at: www.blakelyfuneralhome. com.   More...

Columns

READERS ON THE ROAD

Blacksburg native Ron Bishop, an avid Yankee fan, visited Yankee Stadium in New York City in August and took The Gaffney Ledger along. More...

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Waiting for the killer hurricane to strike

I was at the beach for a few days last week if you happen to be wondering why I did not have a column in Wednesday’s Ledger. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

County to share $650K grant

Cherokee County will benefit from a $650,000 grant designed to help out-of-school youths become better prepared for the job market.   More...

TUESDAY ACCIDENT

TUESDAY ACCIDENT — Two people were taken to hospitals following a 2-vehicle wreck at Wilkinsville Highway and East Junior High Road on Tuesday afternoon. More...

AND THE WINNER IS...

JOHN ALLEN JR. of Gaffney came within a few points of having a dead-solid perfect football contest entry. More...

Labor Day cookout turns violent

By TIM GULLA Ledger Staff Writer   tim@gaffneyledger.com       A Labor Day cookout turned bloody Monday when a woman was stabbed in the neck with a butcher knife during an argument. More...

Local News

School board meeting scheduled for Sept. 20

The Cherokee County School Board of Trustees will meet in regular session Monday, Sept. 20 at 7 p.m. in the board room at the district administrative office.   The board will not meet Sept. 13 as previously scheduled.   More...

College invites chocolate lovers to have their cake and eat it, too

If you crave chocolate sensations and are inspired by making a meaningful impact on the lives of others, you can literally have your cake and eat it too while dancing the night away during Limestone College’s Scholars, Dollars & Chocolates Sch More...

‘Back to School Bash’ planned in Blacksburg

Adults aren’t the only ones who enjoy the weekend, you know.   The Blacksburg Business Association (BBA) will host a “Back to School Bash” this Saturday at the town’s community house on Shelby Street from 6 p.m. More...

Sports

Reunion will be at historic Mulberry Methodist Church

Littlejohns gather Sept. 12 for 58th annual reunion

The 58th annual Littlejohn Family Reunion will take place Sunday, Sept. 12, at 11 a.m. on the the grounds of historical Mulberry Methodist Church on Asbury Road just off Hwy. 18. More...

Indians lose turnover war

With a large number of underclassmen playing key positions, Gaffney coach Dan Jones has no doubt the team’s long-term prospects are bright. More...

Gaffney wideout takes trip to Tigertown

Gaffney wide receiver Quinshad Davis has likely made the greatest strides on the team this year.   And Clemson has already taken notice.   Davis was in attendance for Clemson’s season opener Saturday against North Texas State. More...

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