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Exhibit runs through Oct. 29

Gaffney artist has work on display at Cannon Elementary School Gallery

Shelba Huskey Cook will have her artwork on exhibit at Cannon Elementary School Gallery, 1351 Converse Road, in Spartanburg through Friday, Oct. 29.   More...

SCDHEC sponsoring coastal photo competition

CHARLESTON – Photographers of all ages and expertise are invited to get out their cameras and tripods to enter their best photographs of coastal South Carolina in the annual photography contest sponsored by the S.C. Dept. More...

Chimney Rock State Park hosts ‘Flock to the Rock’

CHIMNEY ROCK – Chimney Rock State Park’s second annual Flock to the Rock is set for Saturday, Sept. 25, and Sunday, Sept. 26.   Local birding expert Simon Thompson and a bevy of area ornithologists will lead walks and workshops. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Gene Horne

PACOLET - Walter Eugene “Gene” Horne, 75, of 571 Asbury Road, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2010, at his residence, after a brief illness.   More...

Delia Blanton

Delia Mae McWhirter Blanton, 89, of 114 Ross Hill Road, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center.   More...

Mary T. Wilson

Mary Tucker Wilson, 87, of 189 Railroad Circle, Caroleen, N.C., died Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010, at her residence.   Mary was born on Dec. 12, 1922, in Gaston County, N.C., to Avery Lee Tucker and Annie Mae Helton Tucker. More...

County to interview architectural firms Thursday

For three architectural firms, the task is simple: Convince Cherokee County Council their particular firm is best equipped to design and oversee the county’s $10 million administration complex project.   More...

Second arrest made in shooting

The Gaffney Police Department has made a second arrest in connection with a Sept. 14 drive-by shooting in the city. More...

Local News

Oct. 2 deadline to register for Nov. 2 general election

Voter registration for the General Election to be held on Nov. 2, 2010, will close Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010, at noon. In order to vote, you must be registered at least 30 days prior to any election, according to the South Carolina elections law. More...

Panel discussions will explore issues cited in Community Indicator Project

The Upstate Workforce Investment Board will host five panel discussions as part of an ongoing effort to raise awareness of various issues identified in the Cherokee County Community Indicator Project.   More...

2010 grads earn more than $900 million in college scholarships

South Carolina’s Class of 2010 became the first group to receive more than $900 million in college scholarships since the state began tracking the information nine years ago. More...

Sports

There’s more than meets the eye to Snoop Byers

Here’s what you see with Gaffney’s Snoop Byers: A bigplay defensive back that fearlessly crashes his 155-pound body into a running back, offensive lineman or wide receiver. More...

Lady Indians open region with win

The Gaffney High volleyball team opened region play Tuesday with a hard-fought 3-2 victory over the Clover Lady Blue Eagles .   The scores were 25-16, 19-25, 28- 30, 25-17 and 15 -2.   More...

Limestone hires new soccer coach

Limestone College and head men's soccer coach Eric Alsop have announced the hiring of Jamie Davies to serve as assistant coach for the men's soccer program.   “I'm very pleased to have Jamie on our staff” said Alsop. More...

Columns

READERS ON THE ROAD

John Robert Keller, Luke Harvey, Emily Harvey and Caroline Keller had a great time reading The Gaffney Ledger at the Great Wolf Lodge in Concord, N.C. More...

LEDGER COLUMNIST

How’s your heart?

It was a reality check of sorts, one I assuredly did not expect at the time. More...

POLICE REPORT

 An Old Post Road resident caught two men in the act of stealing from his garage Sept. 21.   According to the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office, the incident occurred at approximately 11:40 a.m. More...

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