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SALUTE TO VETERANS SPECIAL SECTION INSIDE

Hunsuck staying cool under fire that day in Vietnam allowed him to complete mission

If you follow the rules, few problems should be encountered.   Lessons learned via studies from the Bible have been applied over and over during the life of John D. Hunsuck, who now serves as pastor of Burning Bush Ministries in Gaffney. More...

LifeStyles

Limestone Theatre presents ‘Much Ado About Nothing’

Limestone College Theatre will present William Shakespeare’s classic romantic comedy, “Much Ado About Nothing,” Nov. 11-13 in the Limestone Center Theatre, 130 Leadmine Road. Curtain time is 7:30 p.m.   More...

WHAT’S UP

Library closed    The Cherokee County Public Library and the Blacksburg Public Library will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 11, in observance of Veterans Day. Both libraries will reopen Nov. 12, observing regular hours. More...

4-F MEETING THURSDAY –

Danny Holmes prepares desserts at the last meeting of the 4- H Club at Draytonville Baptist Church. The next meeting of the club will be on Thursday, Nov. 11, at noon in the church's Family Life Center. More...

Letters

Seeks your help in providing support for our military personnel

Dear Editor:   We know with our economy in the shape it is, and holidays approaching, it’s hard for some to see the light at the end of the tunnel. 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...

Deacon: News of lawsuit left Bethel shocked

On Sunday, the faithful filled Bethel Baptist Church unaware of a civil action by a group of deacons against acting pastor J.W. Sanders Jr. More...

BRYCE SMILEY THE LATEST WINNER

Bryce Smiley is the winner of last week's football contest.   He and two other contestants correctly predicted the winners of 11 of the 12 games but Smiley had the closest tie-breaker score in the Arkansas-South Carolina game and earns $100. More...

Teen was out on bond when Nov. 4 arrest came

A 16-year-old boy taken into custody last week and charged with three counts of attempted murder for allegedly firing a handgun at a truck filled with other teenagers already was out on bond and in trouble with the law at the time of his arrest, cou More...

Trustees hire search firm

The Cherokee County School Board took the first step Monday in its search for a new superintendent.   School trustees voted 7-1 to hire the South Carolina School Boards Association (SCSBA) in Columbia to help find a replacement for Dr. More...

Local News

GED exam will be given Saturday, Nov. 13

An additional GED exam will be offered in Gaffney on Nov. 13 for students seeking to earn a high school equivalency diploma.   More...

POLICE REPORTS

 Two local men were charged in arrest warrants with second degree burglary and malicious damage after they allegedly used a landscaping truck during an attempt to break into a change machine at the Wash Depot on Walton Drive. More...

Marines begin toy drive

On Nov. 1, the Broad River Marine Corps League began its annual Toys for Tots program in Cherokee County.   With the current condition of the economy, the League is hoping to bring smiles, joy and happiness to the children of Cherokee County. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Frances Martin

Frances Elizabeth Allison, 87, formerly of 131 Piney Knob Drive, passed away Monday, Nov. 8, 2010, at Brookview Healthcare.   Mrs. Martin was born Feb. More...

Dathia Lee Sanders

KINGS MOUNTAIN, N.C. – Dathia Lee Sanders, 91, of 302 Plantation Drive, died Nov. 7, 2010, at White Oak Manor in Kings Mountain.   More...

Abraham B. Stacey

CHESNEE – Abraham Bruce Stacey, 33, of 5962 Parris Bridge Road, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010.   More...

Columns

READERS ON THE ROAD

(Left to right) Jimmy Hambright, CKC Volunteer Fire Department; Justin Starnes, Blacksburg Volunteer Fire Department; and Keith Manning, assistant chief of the CKC Fire Department; along with Alan Hardin (photographer), CKC took along The Gaffne More...

Great things can be accomplished

“We have identified all these things, our strengths and weaknesses. 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?