October 31, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Council puts hold on bridge closure plan

County officials have put the brakes on plans to close the bridge on Wren Wray Road.  Cherokee County Council unanimously passed a motion Oct. 3 to close and remove the bridge at that location.  More...

Engravers sent first 9,878 names for veterans park

Local veterans organizations will spend $120,000 to engrave thousands of names as part of a memorial at the Cherokee County Veterans Appreciation Park.  The centerpiece of the park is more than 30 granite pillars on which park planners will engr More...

LifeStyles

CAVA classes start Nov. 10

Creative Poetry Writing  Instructor: Tedi Gibbons Thursday, Nov. 10 – 4-6 p.m.   More...

Forces of good and evil clash in ‘Dr. Faustus’

Limestone College theatre students present unusual play

There are many fantastical elements and personality clashes between the characters as Limestone College theatre students bring the unusual tale of “Dr. Faustus” to life.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Michael Rem

Michael E. Rem, 56, of 653 Fairview Road, formerly of Pittsburgh, Pa., passed away on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011, at his home.  More...

Ted Stroupe

GROVER, N.C. – Teddy Coleman Stroupe, 59, of 2830 Blacksburg Road, passed away on Sunday, Oct. More...

Chandra G. Wilkins

Chandra Gardner Wilkins, 49, of 217 Lincoln Drive, wife of Jerry D. Wilkins, passed on Friday, Oct. 28, 2011, at 6:20 p.m. at Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System.  More...

Other News

HEAD OF THE CLASS

A PROFILE OF SCHOOLS IN CHEROKEE COUNTY

SCHOOL HISTORY:  More...

HALLOWEEN NIGHT IN GAFFNEY

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Here are some of the many trick-or-treaters who were out and about in Gaffney on Halloween night. More...

PANCAKE-O-RAMA

Cherokee County Meals on Wheels volunteers Mark Shuford, Mickey Harmon, Mindy Shuford and Chuck Moss flip pancakes Friday in the Gaffney High cafeteria before the final home football game against Nor More...

Traffic delays due to work being done on signals

Motorists curious about all the construction work going on last week at several West Floyd Baker Boulevard intersections may be disappointed to know that the work won’t make their commute into or out of downtown Gaffney any quicker.  More...

Local News

POLICE REPORTS

ffi A big screen television was reported stolen following a recent burglary on Concord Road.  More...

WHAT’S UP

Watercolorist guest at CAVA meeting ffi CAVA will host watercolorist Larry Mauldin as guest speaker at its meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 8, at 6:30 p.m. This is a free event and is open to the public.  More...

Trustees tell food vendors to“get out”

Outside food vendors have been given a Dec. 15 deadline by the Cherokee County School District to leave school cafeterias.  More...

Sports

PREP SCORES

A.C. Flora 45, Dreher 14 Abbeville 49, Dixie 0 Airport 45, Brookland-Cayce 0 Allendale-Fairfax 48, Estill 6 Andrew Jackson 31, L.  More...

Clemson suffers first loss

After all the big plays, Tevin Washington finally had it easy.  He dropped to his knee a couple of times, then celebrated with thousands of Georgia Tech students who stormed the field.  More...

Gamecocks top Vols, 14-3

Tired of watching his offense struggle, Tennessee coach Derek Dooley tried a new quarterback. More...

Columns

GUEST COLUMNIST

State agency should have acted faster

We expect the federal government to be slow. More...

SEND US YOUR PHOTOS FOR OUR READERS ON THE ROAD FEATURE

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...

LEDGER COLUMNIST

I’m getting old waiting on 40 cents worth of gas

Last month a friend of mine celebrated his 73rd birthday.  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?