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City, college host Christmas festivities

Santa did not need the services of Rudolph and the other reindeer to get to Gaffney on Friday night. More...

CHRISTMAS IS FOR KIDS

Here is the list of donors to Christmas Is For Kids, sponsored by this newspaper. Bring contributions to The Gaffney Ledger at 1604 W. More...

LifeStyles

‘Blessed Beyond Measure’ will present Christmas concert Dec. 9 at Cherokee County Public Library

The Cherokee County Public Library will host its annual Christmas, "Music Sandwiched-In" concert on Thursday, Dec. 9, from 12:15-1 p.m. The talented gospel group, "Blessed Beyond Measure," will perform favorite holiday classics.   More...

Mr. and Mrs. Keller married 50 years

Robert and Joyce G. Keller of Gaffney celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec. 2, 2010.   More...

Couple celebrate first anniversary

Terrence and Shawndel Bridges of Gaffney celebrated their first wedding anniversary on Dec. 2, 2010. The couple were married in Gaffney in 2009. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Clarence Dean “Buzzy” Wilkie Jr.

Clarence Dean “Buzzy” Wilkie Jr. of 170 Wilkie Road passed away Friday, Dec. 3, 2010, at his residence. He was the son of Clarence Dean Wilkie and Shirley Jean Cutshaw Wilkie and husband of Cheryl Denise Howard Wilkie. More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Explaining our complex monetary system

The next time Jeopardy has a Shakespeare-related category, I’m going to quit watching that show.   More...

WHEN IN ROME...

Get involved in the life of a child

I remember reading a book years ago called “What Kids Need to Succeed” published by the Search Institute. It was basically a survey of hundreds of thousands of kids in communities all over the United States. More...

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Stockwell stepping down

University of South Carolina Upstate Chancellor John C. Stockwell announced that he will step down in August 2011, More...

‘Hopefully, soon we’ll have an arrest’

Woman’s body found alongside dirt road

Investigators worked throughout the weekend looking for clues in the death of a 26-year-old woman whose body was found Thursday lying alongside a dirt road.   More...

Come join us in cyberspace — for free

There might be no such thing as a free lunch, but there is free access to the online edition of The Gaffney Ledger. From now until Friday, Dec. More...

ALL ARE INVITED TO BLANTON RECEPTION

A reception honoring Bill Blanton for his two decades of service as Cherokee County sheriff will be held Friday, Dec. 10, from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. on the third floor of the Cherokee County Courthouse.   The public is invited.   More...

Local News

Architect will present detailed review of proposed county complex

Cherokee County Assistant Administrator Holland Belue has some advice for officials, council members and visitors to today’s Cherokee County Council meeting — pull up a seat because you’ll likely be here awhile.   More...

Local boxing team hosting event

Don’t tell Danny “Tuck” Swanger that boxing is a dying sport.   Not when he spends several days every week in the gym training athletes who could become the next Olympic gold medalist or world champion.   More...

...City’s Hospitality Tax might be the answer

The Recreation District may have found the equivalent of a long, lost rich uncle in the form of the city’s Hospitality Tax. More...

Sports

Byrnes 39, Lady Indians 35

Former coach tops Lady Indians

Byrnes girls varsity basketball coach Stacy Parris said it was difficult to face her former team. More...

Indians go on offense

A beating this brutal should probably appear in the police report.   Quinshad Davis had 20 points and Dershawn Dawkins added 15 as the No. 1-ranked Gaffney Indians improved to 2-0 with a embarrassingly easy 104-67 win at Byrnes Friday.   More...

Gaffney wrestlers hold own at tournament

Austin Chandler and Thomas Mabry sure aren’t wrestling like freshmen.   Chandler finished third in the 103-pound weight class and Mabry placed fourth at 135 pounds at the Woodmont Duals on Saturday. More...

Other News

HEAD OF THE CLASS

A PROFILE OF SCHOOLS IN CHEROKEE COUNTY

HISTORY   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?