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FOOTBALL PERFECTION

For the first time in a long time, the tie-breaker was not necessary to determine the winner of The Gaffney Ledger Football Contest. More...

VEHICLE OVERTURNS

Two people were taken to Upstate Carolina Medical Center following a two-vehicle crash at Cherokee Avenue and 6th Street that caused one of the vehicles to overturn. More...

LifeStyles

Events kick off Sept. 30 with ‘Scholars, Dollars & Chocolates’ banquet

Limestone College celebrates Homecoming Weekend with exciting schedule for alumni and community Limestone College will celebrate Homecoming Weekend 2010, Sept. 30 through Oct. More...

Public invited to reception Sept. 30 for ‘College Town’ exhibit at Chapman Center

SPARTANBURG – In connection with its “College Town” historical exhibit, the Spartanburg County Historical Association will host a free public reception Thursday, Sept. 30, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. More...

CLUB MEMBERS VIEW OLD SCRAPBOOKS –

CLUB MEMBERS VIEW OLD SCRAPBOOKS – The Tuesday Woman's Club met Sept. 14 at Cherokee Historical and Preservation Society Inc. Co-hostesses were Mrs. Lawrence Childers Jr., Mrs. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Joenael L. Phillips

Services for Joenael Logan Phillips, 45, of South Korea, will be held Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010, at 2 p.m. at Indian Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Mary D. Jefferies officiating. Interment will follow in Limestone Cemetery. More...

Mike Byers

COWPENS – Daniel Michael “Mike” Byers, 63, of 207 Seminole Trail, passed away Sunday, Sept. 26, 2010, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center.   Born in Gaffney, he was the son of the late Daniel B. Byers and Doris Parker Keever. More...

Ruby Watson

Ruby Elizabeth Crawford Watson, 84, formerly of Beech Street Extension, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Sept. 27, 2010, at Brookview Healthcare. More...

PUMPKIN PAINTING

The next best thing to carving ’em

Three Blacksburg High students were playing their own version of Pac-Man Fever with a pumpkin art project Tuesday as the countdown to Halloween begins.   More...

SATURDAY FINAL DAY TO REGISTER IF YOU WANT TO VOTE NOV. 2

Cherokee County residents who aren’t registered to vote better hurry if they want to cast a ballot in the general election.   Anyone who wants to vote on Nov. 2 must be registered by Saturday. More...

Tutor ing offered to four schools

Parents will have the option to request tutoring services for their children at four Cherokee County schools starting next week. More...

Homes on Gaffney Fall Home and Art Tour each have a story to tell

Sometimes it is a good thing to take a few steps back before moving forward. More...

Local News

FUND RAISER A SUCCESS

FUND RAISER A SUCCESS – Todd Humphries stirred the hash-cooking pot at the recent benefit sponsored by Masonic Lodge 186 for Meals on Wheels. More...

Richard Marx, Matt Scannell at Newberry Opera House Oct. 8

NEWBERRY – For more than 20 years, Richard Marx has consistently made his mark on the Adult Contemporary Pop/ Rock scene. He will make his first visit to the Newberry Opera House on Friday, Oct. 8, at 8 p.m.   More...

Items stolen in break-in

Almost $2,000 in electronics was reported stolen following a Sept. 24 break-in on Hopewell Road in Blacksburg.   According to the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office, someone forced entry to a home in the 100 block between 9:30 a.m. More...

Sports

Hopper denied victory by smallest of margins

Golf is truly a game of inches.   Gaffney native Patrick Hopper has found this out all too often this year, most recently Sept. More...

Burris, Davis now not the only worry for teams trying to defend Gaffney offense

Gaffney coaches had quite the feeling senior wide receiver Khris Brown was due for a breakout performance. More...

Lady Saints suffer tough loss to Pfeiffer

Limestone had everything working for them against Pfeiffer this past Saturday when Ashley Alderin-Fleagle (Kernersville, N.C.) put the Lady Saints up 2-0 with an unassisted goal in the 62nd minute. More...

Other News

Records show sheriff received $12,000 from victims’ advocate fund

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Prosecutors investigating a former Lee County sheriff for drug conspiracy are now trying to find out what happened to thousands of dollars from a county victims' advocate fund.   More...

New York City is one adventure after another

It just so happened that I was in New York recently. Anyone who knows me knows that I love New York City. There is such great energy there with Broadway Plays, jazz clubs, fabulous restaurants, Central Park and the list could go on and on. More...

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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?