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Series looks at salaries of lawmakers

Beginning today, The Gaffney Ledger will publish a series of special reports on the salaries and benefits of S.C. senators and House members.   More...

LifeStyles

'THE ROPE' CONTINUES TODAY AND SATURDAY

Limestone College Theatre's production of the campy, slapstick comedy "The Rope" by Plautus continues today and Saturday in the Limestone Theatre Center, 130 Leadmine Road. Curtain time is 7:30 p.m. More...

90th BIRTHDAY

90th BIRTHDAY – Lewis Huskey Sr. celebrated his 90th birthday on Sept. 28, 2010, with his family at his home on Cherokee National Highway. More...

Rev. Jackson called as interim pastor at Calvary Baptist Church

Calvary Baptist Church has called the Rev. Ron Jackson and his family to serve as interim pastor.   More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Virginia B. Belk

GASTONIA – Virginia Brookshire Belk, 88, died Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010, at her home.   A native of Gastonia, she was the daughter of the late Luther Flemon and Edna Aileen Craig Brookshire. More...

Lillie G. Edwards

SPARTANBURG – Lillie Garrett Edwards, 95, of 121 Mabry Drive, died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010, in Spartanburg Regional Hospice Center. More...

Olivia Baker

BLACKSBURG – Olivia Harrison Norris Baker, 93, of 335 Martin Hills Road, widow of John Paul Norris and James Baker, passed away Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010, at 6:30 a.m. at Peachtree Centre.   More...

State News

Golden parachutes for state lawmakers?

In South Carolina, retired legislators earn an annual average of $19,605 in gross retirement benefits, based on July figures from the state retirement system. More...

Moua brings sushi fare to downtown Gaffney

Local residents no longer have to drive outside Cherokee County to satisfy their appetite for fresh sushi.   More...

AIRPORT PROJECT

Mathis: ‘I’m done with it’

A couple hundred dollars.   That’s the amount that sparked another squabble between two Cherokee County Council members this week over the funding and merit of the proposed county airport.   More...

Local News

POLICE REPORTS

 Cash was reported stolen from a Greenfield Road home Oct. 1.   According to the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office, someone took $125 from a dresser drawer at a home in the 300 block between 10:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. More...

Cherokee County receives $65,000 grant to help prevent accidents

Interstate 85 as well as Hwys. 19 and 29 have been the scenes of numerous drunk driving crashes in Cherokee County over the past three years.   More...

ORGANIZER

ORGANIZER — Limestone-Central Elementary School fifth grade student Sean Pressley organized a blanket drive for PeachCenter Ministries. More...

Sports

Wilson rewarded for fighter’s spirit

S tarter or bust.   That was the mindset Gaffney defensive lineman Shaq Wilson embraced heading into his senior season. More...

Blacksburg hopes to ground high-flying Cavs

You don’t have to tell Mickey Moss his team faces a huge challenge today at undefeated (7-0) Christ Church.   “They are a good football team. They knocked off a couple of larger schools,” Moss said.   More...

Indians must stop Clover’s Wing-T attack

It’s the ultimate midseason showdown today at The Reservation.   It’s 6-0 Clover at 4-2 Gaffney to open Region III-4A play.   “I think our kids are competing hard,” Clover coach Jet Turner said. More...

Columns

READERS ON THE ROAD

Harold and Nancy Crocker took The Gaffney Ledger with them when they went to Mackinac Island, Michigan, and into Canada while on vacation. More...

Political Cartoon

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LEDGER COLUMNIST

So what do you know about Manifest Destiny?

History can become a great teacher when we are willing to listen.   More...

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Poll

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?