April 11, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

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It’s National Library Week

The 2011 National Library week is being observed April 10-16 and the Cherokee County Public Library in Gaffney has a number of events lined up to celebrate.  * * *  The library is offering a free scrapbooking class in the large conference More...

ENGAGEMENT

McDaniel – Clopton

Francis and Donna McDaniel of Gaffney announce the engagement of their daughter, Danielle, to Dillon Clopton, son of Dan and Melody Clopton of Gaffney.  Miss McDaniel is the granddaughter of Buck and Diane Griffin. More...

Build a savvy salad that’s full of flavor and nutrition

ROCHESTER, Minn. – The April issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter offers a recipe for full-meal salads that are low in calories, yet are filling and high in flavor and nutrition.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Christy Hallo

GROVER, N.C. – Christy Renee Isler Hallo, 49, of 102 McGinnis Drive, passed away Thursday, April 7, 2011, at Gaston Memorial Hospital.  More...

Jean Phillips

Emma Jean Plemmons Phillips, 82, of 308 Mimosa Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, April 8, 2011, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center.  More...

Mary Ann Gregory

BLACKSBURG – Mary Ann Durham Gregory, 50, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, April 8, 2011, at Grand Strand Medical Center.  Born in Gaffney, she was the daughter of Freddie Durham and Maxene Davis Durham of Blacksburg. More...

Other News

SOAKING IT ALL IN

Recent trip allows Gaffney High students to take in sights and sounds of the nation’s capital

Gaffney High U.S. History teacher George Duncan, principal Marlene Davis and assistant principal David Smith took 44 students to Washington D.C. from March 30-April 3.  More...

Old plant gets new tenant

Another Canadian company is locating in Cherokee County.  Cana-Vac, a manufacturer of central, commercial and household vacuums, has closed on the former Union Butterfield facility, according to information on file at the Cherokee County Tax Ass More...

Leaking tank leaves mess on Broad, Kendrick streets

An out-of-town environmental cleanup crew had to be called in Thursday night after Gaffney police were dispatched regarding a report of an oil spill and discovered an oil slick hundreds of feet long.  More...

Local News

More than $20,000 has been raised thus far

Ongoing fundraising efforts aimed at helping area families cope with the ongoing medical costs of the March 19 train accident at Cleveland Park in Spartanburg have already raised more than $20,000 but fund organizers say it could be a little while be More...

Chick-fil-A event will benefit victims of mini-train crash

Only the best will do when it comes to Chickfil A, which is committed to offering the best food and service to its customers.  However, this commitment does not just reveal itself as one orders a delicious Chick-fil-A sandwich or receives a tas More...

avatar (av-a-tär)

Computing a movable icon representing a person in cyberspace or virtual reality graphics. More...

Sports

Gaffney’s Culp sets LC save mark

Former Gaffney High star Cameron Culp set the new school record for saves with nine and junior catcher Joe Maloney belted four homeruns as Limestone College (26-14, 13-6) recorded a doubleheader sweep over No. More...

Saints rally to beat Belmont Abbey

Junior attack Racquel Prager delivered five goals as No. 4 Limestone (12-0, 6-0 CC) rallied from a 4-1 deficit to defeat league rival Belmont Abbey (5- 7, 4-2 CC) in a Division II women’s lacrosse game on Saturday.  More...

Jayvees blast Union in season finale

The Gaffney High jayvee baseball team defeated Union 17-1 on Thursday to finish the season 10-6.  The Indians had 12 hits. More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

This device will self-destruct ... seriously

Technology is a wonderful thing.  Just stop and think for a moment about how the advances made in various phases of science have changed our lives.  More...

SEND US YOUR PHOTOS

The next time you go out of town, take a copy of The Gaffney Ledger along and snap a photo of yourself and/or your group reading it so we can use it in our “Readers On The Road” feature.  Please make sure the photo is good quality. More...

WHEN IN ROME...

Lessons I learned from youth theater

If you’ve never been to any local theatre productions you don’t know what you’re missing. More...

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