October 20, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

7 TIE, BUT ONLY ONE GETS THE CASH

Lori Mabry of Spartanburg and six other people correctly predicted the winners of 10 of the 12 games in last week's football contest. More...

LifeStyles

There’ll be no ghosts at Ghost Walk

Eerie tales, historical facts await guests at Oct. 28-29 event; carnival-like entertainment at museum precedes each evening's tour

History can at times feature some scary elements, but in the end serves its purpose – to educate. The Cherokee Historical and Preservation Society (CHAPS) hopes to make the county's history come alive for local residents Oct. 28 and Oct. More...

Salvation Army hosts recognition dinner Oct. 21

Organization says ‘thank you’ to unsung heroes of community

No one person or organization can solely take on the issues of hunger and poverty in their communities. More...

Cherokee County March of Dimes plans first masquerade ball Nov. 4

March of Dimes of Cherokee County is gearing up for its first-ever Masquerade Ball, which will be held Thursday, Nov. 4, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Broad River Electric Auditorium. More...

Letters

Thank you to friends, family, fire units

Dear Editor:   Thank you to all who have called or stopped by to offer comfort and support to us since the loss of our home. 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...

Columns

READERS ON THE ROAD

The Logan grandchildren Braxten, Paxton, JoyDesia, R'auna, E'torian and Exavion took The Ledger to the beach. More...

THEIR VIEW

Throw more money at it

Everyone in South Carolina has heard it. Sometimes it’s about education. Sometimes it’s about jobs. Sometimes it’s about any of a number of things that can be politically exploited. More...

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Some take exception to my government reference

In a recent column I wrote “I never met a Democrat who didn’t think more government services were better.”   I received two e-mails chastising me for that statement. One was unfit for publication, if I remember correctly. More...

Woman who killed boyf riend sentenced

A 51-year-old Gaffney woman was resigned to the consequences ever since an argument turned tragic last November, a defense attorney said in court Monday.   More...

They cost us millions

The third story in a series of special reports on the salaries and benefits of S.C. senators and House members appears in today's issue on Page 1B.   More...

NEED A HAIRCUT?

Get one for $5 and help a good cause

The Limestone College Psychology Club is hoping for a hair-raising experience Thursday. More...

Local News

POLICE REPORTS

 A 27-year-old Gaffney man was booked on charges of second degree burglary and giving false information to police after he allegedly broke into a Holmes Street home on Oct. 11.   More...

Road closing Nov. 1

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) Maintenance Division plans to replace the bridge over Furnace Creek on S-11-50 (Ford Road) approximately 5.8 miles southeast of Gaffney.   More...

POLICE REPORTS

 A vehicle parked on Hetty Hill Street was damaged by gunfire Oct. 11.   According to the Gaffney Police Department, the Honda vehicle parked in the 300 block between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. More...

Sports

Wildcats gear up for big matchup

The message from Mickey Moss last week when the Wildcats were preparing for their game at Whitmire was "worry about what we do." If there is a message this week from Moss as they prepare for a talented Landrum team it is "worry about what we do, but More...

Indians hope winning ways continue on road

It took awhile but the new place is beginning to feel like home for the Gaffney Indians. More...

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