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THE WINNER IS ...

Marvin Mullinax Jr. is   100 richer this week, thanks to his football pick   em prowess.   Mullinax correctly predicted the winners of 11 of the 12 games listed in last week's football contest. More...

School audit items revealed

Carpet and furniture purchases are among six items on a list for a limited financial audit of the Cherokee County School District. More...

LifeStyles

ETV wraps up its 50th anniversary with celebration at Columbia studios

COLUMBIA – The Cat in the Hat and Clifford the Big Red Dog are just two of the big-time celebrities arriving in Columbia on Saturday, Sept. 25, for a party that's been a half-century in the making.   More...

Sorority gathers for meeting Sept. 13

XI Alpha Delta of Beta Sigma Phi met Monday, Sept. 13, at 6 p.m. at the home of Shirley Addis, hostess. Hazel Abernathy was the co-hostess.   The president, Ann Loftis, called the meeting to order and led the opening ritual. More...

FINALIZING TOUR PLANS –

FINALIZING TOUR PLANS – The Gaffney Garden Club had its September potluck supper meeting at the home of Ken and Lynda Ramage. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Donald Wallace

SMYRNA – Donald Paul Wallace, 70, of 4667 River Road, passed away Monday, Sept. 20, 2010, at Agape Senior Rehab in Rock Hill.   More...

Evie P. Allison

PACOLET – Evie Petty Allison, 92, of Pacolet and a resident of Skylyn Place, Spartanburg, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2010 at Skylyn Place.   Born Dec. More...

Ed McDaniel

Edward Drayton Mc- Daniel, 72, of 211 Hackberry Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Sept. 20, 2010, at his residence. More...

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READERS ON THE ROAD

This summer Bill & Sylvia Caldwell took The Ledger with them on an extended trip. More...

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Honey, does my back look like this picture?

“Sleep tight and don’t let the bed bugs bite!” How many times have you heard or said that? Hundreds, probably.   If you’re like me, you probably didn’t think bed bugs were real. More...

Alma Progressive celebrates the ‘old days’ with reunion Sept. 24

Former students, teachers, area residents invited to come be a part of special day

Alma Progressive School will look back on the old day with a reunion on Friday, Sept. 24, from 1-5 p.m.   More...

New employer gets incentives package

As expected, Cherokee County Council on Monday approved a series of incentives for plastics manufacturer RheTech, which plans to locate in the former International Flowers Import Building in Blacksburg. More...

Interim superintendent, board OK contract terms

A housing allowance and monthly $11,500 salary are the highlights of the employment contract approved Monday for interim Cherokee County School Superintendent Dr. Ed Taylor.   The school board voted 6-3 to approve Taylor’s contract. More...

Jobless rate steady

Jobless rates inched upwards across South Carolina and the nation in August, though Cherokee County bucked the trend by at least holding steady. More...

Local News

Time line shows complex completed in two years

The county should complete construction on its proposed county administration complex in less than two years, according to an aggressive time line presented at Monday’s Cherokee County Council meeting. More...

WITH SIGHTS ON A STRIKE —

WITH SIGHTS ON A STRIKE — Thomas Phillips steps up to the lanes at Gaffney Entertainment Center on Saturday during the Cherokee County Literacy Association's bowling tournament. More...

Rev. Sanders to be honored Friday

Even in death, the late Rev. Dr. J.W. Sanders continues to make a profound impact on the lives of others.   More...

Sports

Hames earns national recognition

By LARRY HILLIARD Ledger Sports Editor   larryl@gaffneyledger.com       Blacksburg running back Chase Hames marked his 364-yard effort against Latta with one that was even better - rushing for 437 yards on 41 carries again More...

After big win, Indians wary of trap game

By LARRY HILLIARD Ledger Sports Editor   larry@gaffneyledger.com       Gaffney players and coaches talked incessantly about playing Byrnes. More...

GHS DEFENSIVE STANDOUTS

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Letters

And they wonder why people are infuriated this election season

Dear Cody:   More...

There are officers out there who go beyond the call of duty

Dear Editor:   Last Friday we had an estate sale in Gaffney. After observing some suspicious onlookers in and around the home, we called the Gaffney Police Department to convey our concerns.   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...

National News

City officials arrested for ‘corruption on steroids’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The mayor and ex-city manager of the Los Angeles suburb of Bell were among eight current and former city officials arrested Tuesday in a corruption scandal that authorities said cost the city more than $5 million in excessiv More...

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