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Relay for Life tonight at Timken

Wednesday was not your typical business day at the Limestone Street branch of Palmetto Bank.  With envelopes chock full of money, local Relay for Life team leaders flocked there as part of “Bank Day,” when all funds raised during the More...

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Church news

Central Baptist Church will have its weekly breakfast buffet Saturday, May 7, from 7-10:30 a.m. Adults are $6 and children under 12 are $3. Call 489-1604 or 490-2584 for more information or to make reservations for your group.  More...

WHAT’S UP

Meeting The Tuesday Woman's Club will meet May 10 at 4 p.m. in Winnie Davis Hall of History on the campus of Limestone College. Hostesses will be Mrs. Joe Moore, Mrs. James Moss and Dr. Gena Poovey. More...

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Obituaries - Free Access

Catherine Shuler

Catherine Lucille Wood Shuler, 61, of Long Island, N.Y., died Tuesday in Peninsula Medical Center, Far Rockaway, and N.Y.  She was born in Cherokee County, a daughter of Lucille Fernanders Wood and the late Deacon Herman Wood.  More...

Mitchell Terrill

Mitchell Terrill Sr., 85, of 507 Atlantic Ave., Shelby, N.C., passed away to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 1, 2011, at Cleveland Regional Medical Center in Shelby.  Mr. Terrill was born Oct. More...

Veronica B. Perez

Veronica Brown Perez, 57, of Hackensack, N.J., died Monday, May 2, 2011, in Hackensack University Medical Center.  Wife of Angel Perez, she was born in Gaffney, a daughter of Mattie Brown and J.C. Parker. More...

Letters

More than 1,000 hot dogs sold at fundraiser as community rallies in support of family

Dear Editor: We want to take this opportunity to give our heartfelt thanks to our wonderful community for coming out to support the Hot Dog Benefit given for Camden and Morgan Harris. More...

State News

Bill allows SC schools to alter school hours

COLUMBIA (AP) – South Carolina school districts could get creative with school hours under a bill that some legislators fear could usher in a fourday school week.  The measure would change the state’s 180-day requirement for classroo More...

Protesters target Duke, but nuke plant in Gaffney still a go

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VA will take applications for new caregiver program

COLUMBIA – The staff at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has published the interim final rule for implementing the Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act 2010. More...

Woman awakens in nick of time

A 38-year-old Gaffney woman was awakened Wednesday afternoon to the feeling of being suffocated and was greeted with pitch blackness when she opened her eyes.  Knowing her home was on fire, the woman was able to get low to the ground and crawl o More...

Mother’s Day will have special meaning for Mangums

Finley Mangum was three weeks old when he ripped out a hospital ventilator in order to breathe on his own.  This incident is one example of the fighting spirit shown by Finley while dealing with complications from being born with Hirschsprung&rs More...

Local News

Numerous suspects arrested after drug investigation

A several months-long investigation by Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office narcotics investigators led to a roundup that started Tuesday afternoon and was still ongoing as of Thursday.  Twelve people were in custody as of Wednesday afternoon More...

A ROYAL CELEBRATION —

Dee Randolph, Kim McDowell, and Juanda Stevens celebrated the Royal Wedding by attending a Royal Tea fundraiser sponsored by Mobile Meals in Landrum. More...

Theives target another cemetery

An additional $1,800 in theft and damage losses were reported after more evidence of metal theft was found at the Canaan United Methodist Church Cemetery near Blacksburg.  More...

Sports

Ex-GHS stars play waiting game

Former Gaffney High great Malcolm Long holds just about every South Carolina State passing record. For his career, he threw for 6,621 yards and 46 touchdowns. More...

Defense to be more aggressive

Gaffney’s defense has one goal this season: to be more aggressive.  Considering that eight starters return, including a veteran secondary, co-defensive coordinator Kevin Phillips said he plans to be in attack mode this season, rather than More...

Davis content - for now - to sit and wait

Gaffney star wideout Quinshad Davis doesn’t mind sitting out spring practice or, for that matter, catching fewer balls this season - as long as the Indians win a state championship.  “I really don’t care who gets the ball as lo More...

Columns

SCOTT POWELL

Mr. Nine writes a country song

My sense of humor is somewhere in the lost and found.  It has been quite difficult recently for me to find much humor in anything. More...

READERS ON THE ROAD

Joan Moseley (left) and Anne Moseley-Keller hold The Ledger just before entering the Colonial Life Arena in Columbia, where they attended an USHER concert Sunday, May 1. More...

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