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Former narcotics officer arrested

A former Cherokee County Sheriff’s narcotics investigator was arrested by the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division on Tuesday afternoon, charged with misconduct in office. More...

LifeStyles

World famous ceramist guest at CAVA meeting Oct. 11

Diana Farfán will discuss her surrealistic works

(This article ran in Wednesday’s Ledger with the wrong date for the meeting. The meeting will be on Tuesday evening, Oct. 11.)   World famous ceramist Diana Farfán will be special guest speaker at the Tuesday, Oct. More...

Logans celebrate 40th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. E.G. Wm. Logan celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on Aug. 29, 2011.  Mr. and Mrs. More...

TuesdayWoman’s Club has first meeting of 2011-2012 year

The Tuesday Woman’s Club held its first meeting of the 2011-2012 year on Sept. 13 in the parlor of First Baptist Church. Hostesses were Mrs. Kurt Jolliff, Mrs. Chuck Lowery and Mrs. Eddie Oliver.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Michael David Gaffney

Michael David Gaffney, 72, husband of Janet DuVal Gaffney of Mt. Pleasant, S.C., passed away Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011.  The relatives and friends of Michael Gaffney are invited to attend his memorial service on Saturday, Oct. More...

Charles Bailey Bynum

FLORENCE – Charles Bailey Bynum of Florence passed away Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011.  Son of the late Ruth B. and Robert W. Bynum, he grew up in Gaffney, where he met and married his childhood sweetheart, the late Martha C. Bynum. More...

James H. Broome Jr.

James Hilliard Broome Jr., 85, of 224 Chandler Drive, passed away Monday, Oct. More...

One of 2 women charged with prescription forgery reportedly a nurse at UCMC

Upstate Carolina Medical Center reported the theft of a prescription pad Oct. More...

Blacksburg football game to be aired live on our website

Late game heroics have become all too common for Blacksburg the past few weeks, the football squad using touchdowns in the final minutes to defeat Southside Christian and St. More...

Local News

High schools host ‘College Day’ application events

Local high school students were encouraged to put their college dreams into action this week by applying to an institution of higher learning.  Gaffney High students completed 250 college applications Wednesday during the school’s firsteve More...

Next step in superintendent search occurs Monday at board meeting

The Cherokee County School Board will find out Monday exactly what county residents are seeking in their next superintendent. More...

POLICE REPORT

Counterfeit bills surfacing here

The Gaffney Police Department is investigating several recent events involving counterfeit money.  More...

Sports

Townes shines as Christ Church downs Blacksburg 48-14

Wildcats lose big weapon early in game

Christ Church quarterback Hunter Townes threw for 322 yards and five touchdowns Friday in a 48-14 victory over Blacksburg. More...

Slow-starting Indians remain undefeated

Copeland, Davis turn in stellar performances in 55-3 rout of Clover

Rule No. 1 when facing the Gaffney Indians -- try to contain quarterback Joey Copeland and wide receiver Quinshad Davis. Rule No. 2: Refer back to Rule No. 1. More...

Lady Indians topple Clover, 3-1

The Gaffney High volleyball team improved to 3-2 in the region with a 3-1 win over Clover on Tuesday.  The teams split the first two games before the Lady Indians won the third and fourth games to clinch the match.  Gaffney is now 13-6 over More...

Columns

THEIR VIEW

The Pakistan quandary

America’s top military officer, on the eve of his retirement, has brought into the open a long-festering conflict between Pakistan and the United States that has recently turned very nasty. More...

READERS ON THE ROAD

Jonathan Sarratt took along The Ledger to read while on a trip to San Francisco, Calif., with his grandmother, Beverley Queen (right), Diane Hill and Candace Price. More...

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Have we forgotten how to dream?

Seriously, I had it all figured out.  Every word, line upon line, had been carefully orchestrated in the well of my mind. The only thing left to do was put it on paper — or in this case, type it up.  More...

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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?