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CHRISTMAS IS FOR KIDS

Here is the list of donors to Christmas Is For Kids, sponsored by this newspaper. Bring contributions to The Gaffney Ledger at 1604 W. Floyd Baker Blvd., Gaffney, or mail them to:  Christmas Is For Kids c/o The Gaffney Ledger P.O. More...

LifeStyles

Bell-Hillyard vows spoken Nov. 12

Erin Caroline Bell and Jonathan Michael Hillyard were wed in Memorial Chapel at Lake Junaluska, N.C., on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011, in a 2:30 p.m. ceremony. The Rev. WilliamMattison King officiated and the matrimonial charge was given by Jon Dando. More...

Rose Hill Plantation open house

UNION – What the Christmas holiday was like in the years before the Civil War and the common perception of the Charles Dickens’ Victorian Christmas are really two completely different things.  More...

FIND A UNIQUE GIFT AT CAVA'S ART SHOW –

Cindy Wilson stands behind the gallery sales area for the spectacular “Deck the Walls” CAVA Art Show. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Joe Henson

CHESNEE – James Thomas (Joe) Henson, 65, of 1311 Fish Camp Road, went home to be with the Lord onWednesday, Nov. More...

Ethel Fitzgerald

Ethel Pearson Fitzgerald, 97, formerly of 126 14th St., went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Dec. More...

Colleen Broom

Colleen Broom, 80, of 1542 Corinth Road, Gaffney, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011, at her residence.  Born in Cherokee Falls, Mrs. Broom was the widow of Edward Rochelle Broom and daughter of the late Robert and Eunice Wisher Owens. More...

Quinshad Davis named South Carolina Gatorade Player of the Year

Coming into the 2011 season, many wondered whether Gaffney wide receiver Quinshad Davis could duplicate — or possibly better — his numbers from the previous campaign in which he caught 95 passes for 1,486 yards and 16 touchdowns. More...

Blacksburg band headed to Gatlinburg for Fantasy of Lights Christmas parade

For nearly two decades, Virgil Hampton has started the holiday season by taking Blacksburg High band students to march in the Fantasy of Lights Christmas parade in Gatlinburg.  Hampton was the Blacksburg High band director when he first took stu More...

Local News

‘Pray for Cherokee County’ scheduled for Dec. 8 near Michael Gaffney cabin

It takes the cooperation of a community to stand together during times of crisis.  With local businesses closing and fears of imminent layoffs prevalent among those in the county workforce, the Salvation Army of Cherokee County and other area or More...

14th candlelight tour of churches

The Broad River Baptist Women’s Missionary Union will host its 14th annual Candlelight Tour of Churches on Tuesday, Dec. 6.  More...

School trustees to review proposals for roof repairs

A school board committee will review bids Tuesday from engineering firms interested in developing plans for roof repairs at five Cherokee County schools.  The district has received 10 proposals from roofing engineers based on a survey of school More...

Sports

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Player Profile

Copeland worthy heir to Gaffney stellar quarterback tradition

It is, almost without argument, the most important position in team sports, more so than the point guard in basketball or the shortstop in baseball. More...

Storied programs clash for state’s biggest prize

The showdown between perennial powerhouses Gaffney and Byrnes Saturday at Clemson for the Class 4A Division I state championship is likely to come down to two keys.  First, which quarterback will the Indians face?  More...

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READERS ON THE ROAD

Pam and Doc Davis, and Larry and Frances Mabry took the Gaffney Ledger with them on their vacation to Belize. More...

THEIR VIEW

Taking online college courses for credit may not be the equivalent of taking those courses in a classroom with direct access to a professor. More...

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