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Sheriff-elect’s second-in-command is veteran SLED official

Cherokee County Sheriff-elect Steve Mueller’s job might be centered on law enforcement but he was full of baseball analogies on Wednesday in announcing an “all-star” recruit to his team. More...

LifeStyles

2010 Festival of Trees

Truly, a gift that keeps giving

Looking for a gift this holiday season that keeps on giving?   More...

WHAT’S UP

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Sports

Young scores 25, but Saints fall to N. Greenville

Sophomore guard Maria Young scored a game-high 25 points but it was not enough as Limestone (4-3, 1-1) could not stop a feverish North Greenville (3-7) second-half rally that gave them a narrow 77- 75 victory in a Division II women’s basketbal More...

Saints name interim volleyball coach

Limestone College Director of Athletics Mike Cerino has announced that Tim Loesch will be replaced as the head men’s and women’s volleyball coach effective immediately. More...

A BANNER YEAR

A BANNER YEAR - Bo Wray, Dominique Byers and Josh Corry of the 2009-'10 Gaffney High boys' basketball state championship team had the honor of raising the school's latest state championship banner dur More...

Columns

GUEST COLUMNIST

A mis-deal on tax cuts

As tax-cut deals go, the “Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization and Job Creation Act of 2010” was never a winner.   More...

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Why do you think they call it ‘Fall’?

I’ve been taking a few days off here and there, sort of a pre-Christmas vacation.   Oh, I didn’t go anywhere. I’ve just been hanging around the house working on my book. More...

Police seek suspect in deadly shooting

Authorities are investigating a fatal shooting Thursday at a mobile home park in Gaffney. More...

Bethel Baptist battle headed to court

The heated dispute between James Sanders, Jr. and the Bethel Baptist Church deacons is headed to court.   More...

Local News

POLICE REPORTS

 A West Floyd Baker Boulevard store reported being hit by shoplifters with familiar faces.   According to the Gaffney Police Department, four women entered It’s Fashion on Dec. 11 at about 2:20 p.m. More...

Cherokee County can become an ‘educated’ place, residents told

(EDITOR’S NOTE: The Gaffney Ledger will be providing in-depth coverage of developments involving the Cherokee Community Indicators Project as they occur. More...

Gaffney Chic-fil-A customers donate canned goods to Meals on Wheels

The timing could not have been any better, according to Cherokee County Meals on Wheels Executive Director Terry Dennis.   More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Ventrez Lamontre Byrd

Ventrez Lamontre Byrd, 1, of 524 West Rutledge Avenue, passed on Tuesday morning, Dec. 14, 2010, at 4:35 a.m. at Upstate Carolina Medical Center in Gaffney.   Son of Mr. Ventrelle Byrd, Sr. of Shelby, N.C., and Ms. More...

Richmond Phillips

Funeral service for Richmond Phillips, 63, of 110 Third Avenue, will be held Friday, Dec. 17, 2010, at 3 p.m. at Suck Creek Baptist Church with the Revs. Tony Macomson, Lawrence Davidson, Anitonette Gardner and Michael Golden officiating. More...

James Goudelock, Jr.

James Goudelock, Jr., 43, known as “June Bug”, of 148 Cats Creek Road, passed Wednesday afternoon, Dec.15, 2010, at 2:08 p.m. at Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System.   More...

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