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GLT’s ‘Jungle Book’ cast, crew perform in state competition

Just as the jungle is full of twists, turns and adventures, the Gaffney Little Theatre’s production of Disney’s “Jungle Book, Kids,” has also taken on an exciting new challenge.   More...

Limestone College and Community Chorus to present fall concert at Grassy Pond Baptist

Selections will represent classical and calypso to gospel and spiritual styles

The Limestone College and Community Chorus will perform its fall concert Sunday, Nov. 14, at 6:30 p.m. at Grassy Pond Baptist Church, 254 Grassy Pond Road. Admission is free and the public is invited.   More...

Shore – Harris

Mr. and Mr. David Shore of Gaffney announce the engagement of their daughter, Lacey Ann, to Jeremy Dean Harris of Mocksville, N.C.   Miss Shore is the granddaughter of the Rev. and Mrs. Danny Shore of Cooleemee, N.C., Mr. and Mrs. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Kay T. Blackwell

SPARTANBURG – Kay Thompson "KayKay" Blackwell, 76, of 108 Courier Place, passed away Monday, Nov. 8, 2010, at her residence.   More...

Cameron Oglesby White

COWPENS – Cameron Waters Oglesby White, 2, of 227 Oglesby Lane, went home to be with Jesus on Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010, at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte. He was the son of Joel Kent White and Leslie Kay Oglesby. More...

Bobby Fowler

PORTLAND, Tenn. – Robert Dean "Bobby" Fowler, 53, of Portland, formerly of Cowpens, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010, at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn.   Born in Germany, Mr. More...

Few changes in report cards since last year

The Cherokee County School District saw little change Friday in report card ratings for elementary and middle schools. More...

Cops find out if they have the drive to succeed

Police cars from three different agencies all converged on Gaffney High School this week but there was no emergency.   It was only a test. More...

Local News

POLICE REPORTS

 An estimated $2,000 in vandalism damage was reported on Westmont Drive recently.   According to the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office, someone entered a property in the 100 block between 11 p.m. Oct. 30 and 9:30 a.m. Oct. More...

POLICE REPORTS

 A television was reported stolen following a recent burglary on White Oak Drive.   According to the Gaffney Police Department, someone forced entry to an apartment in the 100 block between 8:30 a.m. Oct. 26 and 8:30 a.m. Oct. 28. More...

Ex-con warns students about making bad decisions

Six months removed from federal prison, Paul Myles remembers how his decision to join a teenage gang gradually spiraled into a lengthy criminal career.   More...

Sports

CLASS AAAA DIVISION PLAYOFFS FIRST ROUND

THE QUEST BEGINS: Journey toward title No. 17 begins with first round matchup against Wando

Each step is like a ladder; beware though, there are no second chances should you fall.   More...

WANDO (5-6) AT GAFFNEY (8-7:30 P.M. — THE RESERVATION

WANDO: Earned at-large berth to qualify for Class AAAA playoffs. LAST WEEK: lost to region foe Stratford, 14-12. KEY PLAYERS: Tight end Alex Glover; QB Ryan Turnage; RB Tony Bailem   More...

Gaffney cheerleaders Upper State’s best

A season of firsts could end in a state championship Nov. 20 for the Gaffney High competitive cheerleading squad.   Gaffney High captured the region title Oct. 26 for the first time in school history and won the Upper State championship. More...

Columns

THEIR VIEW

Comments on some aspects of education raise some red flags

The election of Nikki Haley as South Carolina’s first woman governor got all the attention, but the state’s choice for State Superintendent of Education of former Newberry College President Mick Zais is significant too and not entirely i More...

READERS ON THE ROAD

Steve Smart of Gaffney is pictured here with The Ledger at Kandahar Air Field in Kandahar, Afghanistan, during his deployment with the 174 MAC South Carolina National Guard. More...

TIM GULLA

If this is soup, it must be Thanksgiving

Given that I’m very fond of eating, and especially fond of holiday foods, I received some very upsetting information the other day. More...

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