November 17, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Residents will get another TV provider option

AT&T’s new television service is getting ready for its close-up here. More...

Stabbing victim airlifted

A man had to be airlifted to a Spartanburg hospital after he was stabbed in the neck early Tuesday. More...

LifeStyles

Shore – Harris

Mr. and Mrs. David Shore of Gaffney announce the engagement of their daughter, Lacey Anna, 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...

Breeden – Shore

Teena and Gary Breeden of Inman announce the engagement of their daughter, Savannah Taylor, to Cody Aaron Shore, son of Lisa and David Shore of Gaffney.   Miss Breeden is the granddaughter of Shyrl Dover of Inman. More...

New Limestone music program enables community members, school students to receive one-on-one music lessons

Limestone College’s Music Department is set to unveil a program that will provide school students – of both private and public schools as well as those who are homeschooled – and other members of the Cherokee County community an opp More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Rosina Saunders

Rosina Saunders, 100, formerly of Gallipolis, Ohio, passed away on Friday, Nov. 12, 2010, at her daughter’s home in Gaffney.   More...

Wanda Hopper

Wanda Renee Smedelay Hopper, 40, of 533 Oakland Ave., wife of Everett Nathaniel Hopper Sr., passed away Monday afternoon, Nov. 15, 2010, in Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System.   More...

Tommy Abston Jr.

With deepest sympathy, Shuford-Hatcher Funeral Home announces the passing of Tommy Glen Abston Jr. of Cross Hill on Monday, Nov. 15, 2010. More...

Columns

GUEST COLUMNIST

How to get the most out of the season

The holiday season is here. From peppermint lattes and potato latkes, carols to dreidels, there are reminders at every twist and turn. More...

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Web sites, photos and fried turkeys

Some of my loyal readers told me last week’s column was boring and I suppose to a certain extent I agree with them. More...

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Testimony begins in murder trial

A defense attorney for a 24-year-old Gaffney man conceded Tuesday in Cherokee County Court that the story a jury would hear would not be “pretty.”   Attorney Ricky Harris challenged, however, that Thomas Michael Smith’s acti More...

Parking plan changes OK’d by commission

The City of Gaffney Planning Commission has approved a sweeping change to an essential component of a successful business — its parking plan.   More...

TONYA COUCH WINS FOOTBALL CASH

Tonya Couch of Gaffney is $100 richer this week after submitting the winning entry in last week's football contest.   Our latest winner correctly predicted the outcome of 11 of the 12 games, as did four other contestants. More...

UPSIDE DOWN

The driver of this truck escaped serious injury when it overturned Monday at 1 p.m. in the yard of a Twin Bridge Road resident, said Steve Blanton of the Grassy Pond Volunteer Fire Department. More...

Local News

Changes could cut building project cost by $1 million

The project architect rolled out a plan Monday that might reduce the cost of the new county government center by as much as $1 million.   More...

GHS student selected to serve on youth board

Gaffney High sophomore Sydney Ford has been selected to serve on the state’s Youth Advisory Board for a second straight year. More...

11 consignment shops to participate in ‘Giving Back to Cherokee County Day’

No one truly benefits from the effects of an economic downturn.   But with consumers relegated to watching every penny they spend, it is easy to argue consignment shops are likely the best suited to weather the storm ... somewhat.   More...

Sports

Indians top hoops poll

The Gaffney High boys basketball team will begin the poll where they finished last year: No. 1. More...

Offense flourishes under coaching staff

Some may have raised an eyebrow.   That was last spring when then Gaffney coach Phil Strickland named Donnie Littlejohn as the team’s new offensive coordinator. More...

BRIEFS

Carolina Collision funds bus trip   The Gaffney High football coaching staff would like to extend its thanks to Carolina Collision owner Tim Spencer for paying the cost to charter a bus for the team's playoff game against Irmo on Friday. More...

Letters

We need to change this

Dear Editor:   Every parent wants a healthy baby. But it doesn’t always happen that way. Each year, more than half a million babies are born too soon in the United States. 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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