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Send a gift to the troops

Juniors in the Gaffney High Beta Club are collecting items this week to send small gifts to local soldiers spending the Christmas holiday in foreign countries. More...

LifeStyles

Holidays are perfect time to showcase creative talents

Have some fun decorating these easy-to-make cookies

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The holidays are a time for sweet memories, a time when home bakers pull out their “go to” cookie recipes to make, decorate and display on holiday platters for family and friends to enjoy. More...

WHAT’S UP

Caregivers support group    The Cherokee County Caregivers Support Group will meet Thursday, Dec. 2, at 2 p.m. at Aegean Pizza, 1547 W. Floyd Baker Blvd. More...

PEACHTREE FALL FESTIVAL –

PEACHTREE FALL FESTIVAL – Peachtree Centre held its annual fall festival recently with a large crowd on hand for the festivities. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Polly Ellis

Polly Roark Ellis, 85, of 1434 N. Limestone St., formerly of 190 Roark Road, Blacksburg, passed away Sunday, Nov. 28, 2010, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center.   More...

Roger Dunaway

Roger Henry Dunaway, 67, of 165 Henderson Place Drive, passed away Saturday, Nov. 27, 2010, at his residence.   Born in Clinton, he was the husband of Mary Weber Dunaway and son of the late Daniel L. Dunaway and Emma Lawson Dunaway. Mr. More...

Delbert Humphries

Delbert Dan Humphries, 88, of 405 Cherokee National Highway, went home to be with the Lord Sunday, Nov. 28, 2010, at his residence.   More...

Columns

READERS ON THE ROAD

After climbing 178 steps to the top, Chris and Dana Weaver of Blacksburg posed for a photo in front of the Tybee Island Lighthouse in Tybee Island, More...

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Buy me stuff and you’ll feel more holiday-ish

We must bear in mind, especially at this time of year, that it is better to give than to receive.   We all know this, right?   However, some folks down through the years have not bought into, nor have they abided by, this concept.   More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

‘This is nothing but fun; if you want deals you have to find them’

Christmas shopping rush gets under way

Many of the people roaming local shopping centers Friday morning could have used a few hours of sleep before heading to the shopping venue to partake of the many bargains available after Thanksgiving. More...

School boss search could cost district about $16K

The Cherokee County School Board could spend more than $16,000 in hiring a new superintendent.   More...

BOOT DRIVE

Members of the Blacksburg and Buffalo Volunteer fire departments dodged Black Friday traffic at Premium Outlets in Gaffney for a good cause and were rewarded with close to $1,000 in donations. More...

Local News

DONUT LOVERS REJOICE —

DONUT LOVERS REJOICE — Brett's Donutz Cafe and Bakery opened recently on Floyd Baker Boulevard. More...

COURT BRIEFS

 A local woman filed suit recently in Cherokee County Court of Common Pleas against a fast food restaurant, seeking damages for human blood found in a take-out order and for the restaurant’s failure to have a bleeding employee tested for cont More...

POLICE REPORTS

 The Gaffney Police Department reported a case of fraud at a West Floyd Baker Boulevard convenience store during which a man got a refund for items he never purchased. More...

Sports

GAFFNEY BOYS BASKETBALL SEASON PREVIEW

ONE FOR THE THUMB: Coach Mark Huff seeks fifth state title with Indians

The names might change from season to season, but the goal and style of play remains constant for the Gaffney High boys’ varsity basketball team. More...

Lady Indians quick to buy into Coach Wade’s philosophy

First-year Gaffney girls varsity basketball coach Susan Wade admits she’ll be a bit jittery when the Lady Indians open the season Tuesday at Dorman. More...

Gaffney High Varsity Boys

Nov. 30 at Dorman   Dec. 3 BYRNES Dec. 8 BOILING SPRINGS   Dec. 10 DORMAN   Dec. 11 BYRNES Dec. 14 UNION COUNTY   Dec. 20-21 Substation II   Tournament at Gaffney Dec. More...

Letters

This was an extraordinary accomplishment

Dear Editor:   I am writing to congratulate the faculty, staff and especially the children of Mary Bramlett Elementary School for not only meeting Annual Yearly Progress requirements in 2010 but also for the extraordinary accomplishment of ga More...

The most they have ever had attend

Dear Editor:   Thank you for the publicity you gave us concerning the literacy workshop that was recently held.   We had 10 people who attended. That is the most we have ever had. 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...

National News

Black Friday sales up slightly

NEW YORK (AP) — Shoppers crowded stores on Black Friday but spent just a little more than last year on the traditional start of the holiday shopping season, according to data released Saturday by a research firm. More...

Nelson charged

SIERRA BLANCA, Texas (AP) — A U.S. Border Patrol spokesman says country singer Willie Nelson was charged with marijuana possession after 6 ounces was found aboard his tour bus in Texas.   More...

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