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WOMAN TAKEN TO HOSPITAL AFTER CRASH

A 56-year-old Colonial Avenue woman was taken for treatment at Upstate Carolina Medical Center following a Thursday afternoon collision on Hetty Hill Street. More...

LifeStyles

BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER –

The Gaffney Little Theatre will present "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever" at the Limestone College Theatre on Dec. 9-11. More...

Library receives ‘technology tuneup’ grant funds

The Cherokee County Public Library has been awarded a federal Institute of Museum and Library Services grant in the amount of $25,500 to assist with the upgrade of computer hardware and software at both library locations.  More...

LIMESTONE STUDENT GOVERNMENT SUPPORTS MEALS ON WHEELS –

The Limestone College Student Government Association is sponsoring a Cherokee County Meals on Wheels client at $770 a year. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

CLIFFORD W. SNYDER

SHELBY, N.C. – Clifford Wayne Snyder, 86, of 135 College Manor Drive, passed away on Friday, Nov. 18, 2011, at Cleveland Regional Medical Center.  More...

MARSHALL A. CAMP

Marshall Antonia Camp, 55, of 1208 N. Granard St., passed on Thursday afternoon, Nov. 17, 2011, at Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System.  Son of the late William Camp and the late Lillie Dewberry Camp, he was born on July 2, 1956. More...

Daisy Smith

Funeral services for Daisy Smith, 72, of 103 Carver St., widow of the Rev. Cleveland S. Smith Sr., will be held Monday, Nov. 21, at 2 p.m. at Mount Sinai Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. C. A. Wallace, the Rev. Tony Macomson, Dr. J. W. More...

National News

Woman injected with cement

MIAMI (AP) — A woman who wanted to work at a nightclub started searching for someone who could perform plastic surgery at a cheap price to give her a curvier body. More...

Deadlocked

WASHINGTON (AP) — A special deficitreduction supercommittee appears likely to admit failure on Monday, unable or unwilling to compromise on a mix of spending cuts and tax increases required to meet its assignment of saving taxpayers at least $1 More...

Solar systems manufacturer will break ground today on new plant

Cherokee County will be home to the state’s first solar systems manufacturing plant.  In an invitation to local leaders, Global Energy Franchise announced it would break ground today on its manufacturing plant at the former TNS Mills facil More...

$49.20 FOR A FAMILY OF 10

The price of this year’s Thanksgiving feast will cost you about $6 more than last year

Perhaps already a bit nauseous while watching a well-organized budget go up in smoke over the course of this year thanks to a struggling economy, a similar feeling could return while browsing grocery store aisles for traditional Thanksgiving dinner i More...

Local News

POLICE REPORTS

Thefts, vandalism fill police reports

ffi More than $3,600 in property was reported stolen following a recent burglary on General Drive. According to the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office, someone forced entry to a home in the 100 block between 7 p.m. Nov. 14 and 10 a.m. Nov.  More...

Cherokee 20/20 to make report before council

A presentation on the much-hyped Cherokee Community Indicators Project— Cherokee 20/20 — highlights today’s sparse Cherokee County Council meeting agenda.  The Cherokee 20/20 project is an ongoing effort to develop solutions fo More...

$1,000 CLUB —

America Cancer Society Staff Partner Harlan Thomson, right, is shown congratulating Carol Davis of the Goucher Elementary School Relay For Life Team. More...

Sports

No. 1 Gaffney, 33, Dorman 3

Indian DomiNation

In the preseason, Gaffney High players all but penciled in the Class 4A Division I championship game on their schedule.  More...

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SOUTH CAROLINA CLASS 4A DIVISION I STATE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF BRACKETS

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Columns

HAVE YOU CONSIDERED...

Let’s all resolve to have a more grateful heart

When you do something good for someone, is it only to receive their thanks?  Of course not!  You do so out of love and care and because God has provided you with means whereby you can help others.  Do you expect to receive some express More...

LEDGER COLUMNIST

I’m sticking with something I’m good at, like watching TV

I’ve told you how I sometimes lose things because my wife feels the need to “tidy up” my office or the table next to my recliner (once her “tidying up” resulted in the TV remote control being put in the refrigerator). 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?