October 25, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Coming soon to a wallet near you — new-look S.C. driver’s license

In the next few weeks, drivers headed to the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles for a new license can expect an entirely new look. More...

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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Washington Irving's classic tale highlights season of ghosts and goblins at Gaffney Little Theatre

“The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” Washington Irving’s classic tale adapted for the modern stage by Catheryn Schulz Miller, highlights the Halloween season of ghosts and goblins Thursday, Oct. 28, through Saturday, Oct. More...

MUSIC SANDWICHED-IN PERFORMERS

MUSIC SANDWICHED-IN PERFORMERS – The Cherokee County Public Library will host the Limestone College Jazz Combo for its October "Music Sandwiched-In” concert on Thursday, Oct. More...

WHAT’S UP

Concert

 The Limestone College Wind Ensemble will present the latest installment of its Light and Lively series Tuesday, Oct. 26, at 7:30 p.m. in Fullerton Auditorium The concert is free. Under the direction of Dr.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Thomas Smith

Thomas Clarence Smith, 74, of 167 Teague Road, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 21, 2010, at his residence.   Born in Cherokee County, he was the husband of Judy Jackson Smith and son of the late Floyd L. Smith and Mary Jenkins Smith. More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

A bad day on the links

ME ON THE TELEPHONE: “Hello. Is this the Golfer’s Mental Health Preservation / Suicide Prevention Hotline?”   GOLF THERAPIST: “Yes it is. I’m Telephone Therapist Thompson. More...

WHEN IN ROME ...

Duh, the National Guard IS the Army

The other day I had a really fantastic lunch at House of Pizza.   More...

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BLACKSBURG HIGH HOMECOMING ROYALTY —

BLACKSBURG HIGH HOMECOMING ROYALTY — Austin Batchler was crowned the 2010 Blacksburg High Homecoming Queen during halftime ceremonies of the Blacksburg- Landrum football game Friday. Austin is the daughter of Chris and Dee Dee Batchler. More...

Limestone College dedicates new theater/athletics facility

Limestone College celebrated another chapter in its history Friday afternoon with a dedication ceremony for a $1 million theatre and athletics building. More...

Local News

POLICE REPORT

 A vehicle parked in front of a Redwood Circle apartment on Oct. 17 sustained an estimated $200 in damage. More...

This ‘Final Exam’ is enough to scare anyone

Horror movie filmed on Limestone campus to be shown at Cherokee County museum

A horror film shot at Limestone College will be shown Halloween weekend at the Cherokee County museum.   The museum will screen the 1981 horror film “Final Exam” on Saturday, Oct. More...

TREATS —

TREATS — The Cherokee County Junior Womens Club donated candy treat bags to the Cherokee County Children's Home as their service project for October. More...

Sports

Cardinals holds off scrappy Wildcats

LANDRUM 25, BLACKSBURG 22

Blacksburg saw a golden opportunity slip through their grasp Friday in the frantic final seconds of a 25-22 loss to Landrum. More...

Gallman advances at Q School

When former USC Upstate men’s golfer Josh Gallman stepped onto the tee to start the final round of the First Stage of PGA Q School at the Club at Irish Creek Friday, he knew that all he needed was a solid round and he would advance to the Seco More...

Prep Football Scores

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Head of the Class

A PROFILE OF SCHOOLS IN CHEROKEE COUNTY

SCHOOL HISTORY: The school was first operated as Elm Street School in the 1920s. The cornerstone for the school, which drew its name from its location at the time — the corner of Elm, Pecan and Spruce Streets — was laid in 1924. More...

Halloween Fever

Halloween Fever is catching at Gaffney High School. The students are excited for the upcoming festivities and there are plenty! Those not involved in the activities will be in attendance.   More...

Mary Bramlett Elementary

Grades:   3K-5 Enrollment:   285   301 Spruce St. Gaffney, SC 29340   Phone: 489-2831   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?