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Memory of local 9-year old to be honored with fundraiser

No one can prepare for the loss of a loved one, particularly that of a child seemingly with their entire life ahead of them.   More...

Fordham will lead revival Nov. 7-10 at Cherokee Avenue

Keith Fordham, a dynamic spiritual evangelist, will lead revival services at Cherokee Avenue Baptist Church, 7805 Cherokee Ave., Nov. 7-10. Services will be Sunday at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. and Monday through Wednesday at 7 p.m. More...

ICM readies for annual auction

BLACKSBURG – Iron City Ministries’ eighth annual auction will be held on Saturday, Nov. 13, in the Family Life Center of Blacksburg First Baptist Church.   More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Pauline N. Holmes

BLACKSBURG – Pauline Northey Holmes, 92, of 1314 W. Pine St., went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010, at Brookview Healthcare.   More...

Tony Foster

Anthony “Tony” Foster of Atlanta, Ga., died Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010, at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta.   Son of the late Oceson Foster and Hazel Harris, he was born March 13, 1959, in New York. More...

Jeri Sanders

Jerald Dean “Jeri” Lovelace Sanders, 83, of 106 Cameron Lane, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.   More...

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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...

Teen charged after shots fired into pickup truck

A 16-year-old boy was taken into custody Tuesday and charged with attempted murder after he allegedly fired gunshots on Sycamore Street and struck a vehicle that sources said contained three Gaffney High School football players. More...

ONLINE READER POLL

ONLINE POLL RESULTS   Should Cherokee County Council proceed with the construction of a new administration building despite the $14 million price tag? More...

Architect tweaks plans for new county administration building

After nearly two hours of discussion both behind closed doors and in open session with the project architect, Cherokee County Council on Monday agreed to a marked change to the new county administration master plan. More...

Local News

Shrine Bowl roster includes Burris, Hames

Gaffney quarterback DeEdward Burris and Blacksburg’s Chase Hames are Shrine Bowlers. More...

Wednesday morning fire claims 8th Street home

There was little Gaffney firefighters could do Wednesday morning after finding flames pouring from an 8th Street home. More...

Fire chief says thanks

Keystone Contractors makes donation

Gaffney Fire Chief Nathan Ellis dropped by Keystone Constructors Inc. recently with a heartfelt thank you and handshake ready for company president James Penn. More...

Sports

Wildcats have challenge in No. 1 Abbeville

After the Class A football playoff pairings were announced last weekend, it wouldn’t have been surprising if some other coaches called Blacksburg coach Mickey Moss to offer a sort of condolences.   More...

Miller becomes part of Gaffney tradition

C J. Miller’s name rarely, if ever, arises when the subject is elite Gaffney High running backs.   Maybe it should.   Miller, a junior, has rushed for 592 yards on 102 carries for a team high of 5.7 yards a carry. More...

Vikings/Indians hit stride at the same time

If it’s November, the Spartanburg Vikings must be peaking.   A year ago, the Vikings finished the regular season at 4-7 but advanced to the semifinal round of the state playoffs. More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Why does it take a disaster to awaken us?

As if we needed a reminder ... “giving season” is upon us. More...

GUEST COLUMNIST

Many baby Boomers will reach age 65 in January

This January marks a historic moment — our nation’s first baby boomers are turning 65.   For many baby boomers, it’s time to hit the computer. More...

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