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Latest building project has CTC students looking to the sun

A solar cabin could eventually produce its own power on the Cherokee Technology Center campus.   Carpentry students started construction this week on the walls for a solar cabin being built behind a carpentry shop at the vocational school. More...

LifeStyles

‘The Middle’ ready to take on the world

Energetic group of four Cherokee County teens will perform Saturday at Hilarity Festival in Chester

CHESTER – The City of Chester sponsors the Hilarity Festival each year on the third weekend of October. More...

Miss Howard and Mr. Sorrow speak marriage vows Oct. 2

Katie Howard and Michael Sorrow exchanged marriage vows on Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010, at Central Baptist Church. Kenny Wood officiated the 2 p.m. double ring ceremony that was followed by a reception in the Family Life Center. More...

Littlejohns married 50 years

A.W. and Wyonnia Dawkins Littlejohn celebrated their golden wedding anniversary on Aug. 28, 2010, with a dinner at Copper River. Hosts were their sons, A.W. Littlejohn and the Rev. Reginald Littlejohn.   Mr. and Mrs. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Myrtle Y. Hollar

Myrtle Yount Hollar, 93, of Hickory, N.C., passed away Wednesday morning, Oct. 13, 2010, at Brian Center Hickory East.   Born in Catawba County on April 8, 1917, she was the daughter of the late Houston Blalock and Eva Burch Blalock. More...

Herbert Littlejohn

Deacon Herbert Littlejohn, 74, of 1063 El Bethel Road, husband of Sarah Logan Littlejohn, passed away Wednesday night, Oct. 13, 2010, at his residence.   More...

Benjamin L. Echoles

Benjamin Lee Echoles, 50, of 192 Sizemore Road, died Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010, in Mary Black Memorial Hospital. More...

WHEELER RECEIVES ORDER OF THE PALMETTO

Former Cherokee County Republican Party Chairman Joan Wheeler (center) received the Order of the Palmetto on Wednesday from Gov. More...

HOMELESS STUDENTS

Number has increased dramatically since ’07

A young Blacksburg student lived in a car with his mother for 18 months before the situation came to the attention of school officials. More...

Local News

POLICE REPORTS

 More than $200 in theft and damage losses were reported following an Oct. 8 incident on Hyatt Street during which someone stole cash and other items from a vehicle.   More...

Former county GOP boss awarded Order of the Palmetto

Former Cherokee County Republican Party Chairman Joan Wheeler was presented the Order of the Palmetto on Wednesday for her longtime political service on the local and state levels.   More...

Health dept., pharmacies providing flu vaccine

While reports of flu cases around the Palmetto State remain sparse, the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is taking no chances, scheduling clinics throughout the state to prevent the virus’ spread.   More...

Sports

Parker grows up fast as Wildcat leader

L ead them.   That’s the message that every head coach delivers to his starting quarterback.   In the case of Blacksburg sophomore quarterback Treyvon Parker, leadership comes almost naturally. More...

Indians prepare for physical game with Rock Hill

There’s a reason why this game gets a lot of hype. No matter how good each team is at this point in the season, both represent the epitome of athletic, hard-nosed, and physical football teams.   This year is no different. More...

Wildcats look to rebound after loss to Cavaliers

Turning the ball over in high school football is a recipe for a loss.   The Wildcats must avoid the costly mistake and quickly forget about their loss to region rival Christ Church when they wind up a 4-game road trip at Whitmire tonight. More...

Columns

READERS ON THE ROAD

Steve and Susan Bratton and their oldest grandson, Bo, took The Ledger with them to Stone Mountain, Ga. More...

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LEDGER COLUMNIST

And now the Wildcats loom on the horizon

It was as if this entire state received a boost.   All one had to do was sit in front of their television set last Saturday afternoon around 3:30 p.m. More...

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