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Voters head to polls Tuesday

If you couldn’t tell by the candidate signs lining roads and yards and the non-stop barrage of political advertisements, rest assured that Election Day is Tuesday. More...

LifeStyles

The Gaffney Little Theatre presents… A Night of Greek and Roman Theatre

November 4-6  7:30 p.m.  November 7  3 p.m.

The Gaffney Little Theatre will present two one-act classic plays, The Women of Troy and Rome Is Where The Heart Is, Nov. 4-7. Showtimes are Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. More...

Limestone hosting exhibit of works by Tim Massey

Limestone College is hosting an exhibit of multi-media works by acclaimed artist Timothy Massey. Titled “Preliminaries,” the exhibit is displayed in the A.J. Eastwood Library Art Gallery and will run through Dec. 15. More...

MLK art and essay contest underway

The third annual Martin Luther King Jr. art and essay contest in Cherokee County's public schools is now in progress. This year's theme, "I Can Make a Difference," will be developed in the work of students at all grade levels.   More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Darrell L. Tate

Services for Darrell Leonard Tate, 47, of 312 Hetty Hill Street, will be held Wednesday, Nov. 3, at Mount Tabor Baptist Church at 2:30 p.m. with the Rev. Darrell Smith officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. More...

Willie C. Adams

Willie C. Adams, 53, of 11317 Northwood Forest Drive, Charlotte, N.C., died Oct. 28, 2010, at Charlotte Health Care.   Services will be held Tuesday, Nov. 2, at 1 p.m. at Temple Church International. Burial will be in York Memorial Park. More...

Bill Freeman

OXFORD, N.C. – William Lawrence (Bill) Freeman II, 64, formerly of Gaffney, died Oct. 29, 2010, in Durham.   He was the son of the late William Lawrence Freeman and Kathryn Aldridge Freeman.   He was a veteran of the U.S. More...

Columns

THEIR VIEW

Experts are now saying simpler is better when it comes to CPR

If you see someone collapse from an apparent heart attack, what would you do? Not long ago, the answer was complicated. First, you would dial 911, then check for a pulse.   More...

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Honey, guess what I forgot to do?

How dumb do you feel after fussing about something all the time and then finding yourself in a situation where you have done, or are doing, the exact thing you’ve been fussing about? More...

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HEY OLLIE

Stan Laurel (Steve Moore) and Oliver Hardy (Dave Vassy) were just two of the many historical figures who made appearances at Friday night's Historic Ghost Walk, presented by the Cherokee Historical & Preservation Society. More...

Kiwanis pancake supper returns to FB season

Some things should never change. More...

HEY, DID Y’ALL FEEL SOMETHING?

Chances are good most people didn’t even feel it on Thursday but the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) confirmed that a small magnitude earthquake struck the Pacolet area.   More...

Local News

Haley a no-show for scheduled campaign stop here

South Carolina gubernatorial candidate Nikki Haley almost made a campaign stop in Gaffney on Sunday, but reportedly came up about a mile short.   More...

Lawsuit filed against restaurant and its manager

Estate of 19-year-old college student claims she was plied with liquor

A lawsuit filed recently in Cherokee County Court of Common Pleas not only alleges that a restaurant manager plied underage employees with liquor on Aug. More...

District 2 seat on county council is the only contested local race

The only contested local race on Tuesday’s general election ballot is the one between Republican Mike Fowlkes and Democrat Jonathan Blanton for the Cherokee County Council District 2 seat.   More...

Sports

BLACKSBURG 26, SOUTHSIDE CHRISTIAN 14

Wildcats, Hames celebrate victory

Blacksburg running back Chase Hames made his final home game a night to remember in Friday’s 26-14 victory over Southside Christian.   Hames rushed for 212 yards to set a new school record for rushing yards in a season. More...

BRIEFS

All-star rosters   to be announced   More...

SCHEDULE

Today No games scheduled.   Tuesday No games scheduled.   More...

Letters

Ghost Walk was a haunting success

Dear Editor:   The 2010 Historic Ghost Walk Committee would like to express our deep appreciation to you and The Gaffney Ledger for the excellent coverage you provided for this year’s tour.   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...

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