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Kerseys married 60 years

Rev. Stuart and Margaret J. Kersey of Gaffney are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary today, Dec. 21, 2011.  Rev. and Mrs. Kersey were married in 1951 in Austin, Ind. More...

Miss Carter, Mr. Bagwell exchange vows Sept. 25

Emily Lane Carter and Timothy Tyler Bagwell, both of Gaffney, were united in marriage on Sept. 25, 2011, in an outdoor wedding at The Duncan Estate in Spartanburg. The Rev. Justin Allison officiated the 5 p.m. double ring ceremony. More...

Coggins – Bishop

Mr. and Mrs. Stephen T. Coggins of Gaffney announce the engagement of their daughter, Carlee Michelle, to Larry Bill Bishop II of Gaffney.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Shirley Ann Sullivan

DUMFRIES, Va. – Shirley Ann Sullivan, of Dumfries, Va., died on Sunday Dec. 18, 2011, at Potomac Hospital in Woodbridge.  More...

Kay Lewis

COWPENS – Kay Frances Lewis, 77, of 1774 S. Green River Road, passed away on Saturday, Dec. More...

Evangelist Doris Young Bonds

Funeral services for Evangelist Doris Young Bonds, 69, of 940 W. Warren St., Apt. 7, Shelby, N.C., widow of Terrell Mack Bonds, will be held Wednesday, Dec. 21, at 2 p.m. at Youngs Grove Baptist Church with Dr. Larry J. Brooks and Dr. More...

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Thank you

to everyone who helped the 187 Cherokee County children of ‘CHRISTMAS IS FOR KIDS’

In memory of Joseph Cash Hartman by Ty & Janie Hartman: $200  Anonymous: $5  Beta Sigma Phi Alpha Delta: $50  In honor of Beau Martin from Poppy & JoJo: $400  Cherokee County Lions Club: $603.97  Gaffney Business & More...

JOBLESS RATE SHOWS

‘Unprecedented’ decline

While the latest unemployment estimates show some South Carolina job seekers are giving up, South Carolina’s unemployment rate experienced an “unprecedented” drop in November.   More...

Driveaway thieves take aluminum, lumber

The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two recent incidents of grand larceny in which tractor trailer loads of lumber and aluminum were driven away from Blacksburg area truck stops by thieves.  More...

Authorities trace origin of house fire to heating lamp, dog bed

A Monday morning fire that destroyed a Sandy Lane, Corintharea home started in the area of a dog bed and heat lamp in the garage, investigators determined.  Firefighters were called to Sandy Lane at about 1:30 a.m. More...

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POLICE REPORTS

ffi An estimated $5,000 in jewelry was reported stolen Dec. More...

Council approves emergency procedures

When disaster strikes, it’s good to know you’re covered.  More...

WELCOME —

The Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony to welcome new Chamber member “Cash in Your Gold.” Pictured, from left, are: Teresa Bratt, Amy Crotzer, Jos More...

Sports

Gaffney’s Davis gets All-America nod

Following stellar 2011 campaign, the senior receiver earns spot among nation’s elite

About as sure-handed as they come, few passes thrown in the direction of Gaffney’s Quinshad Davis eluded the grasp of the 6-foot-5 receiver.  More...

Limestone wrestlers impressive at Midwest Classic

INDIANAPOLIS, IND. – Limestone wrestling (3-4) completes a standout showing at the 33rd Annual Midwest Classic on Sunday and Monday, December 18 and 19 on the campus of the University of Indianapolis. More...

Cerino reunites with three former players

Three former Limestone men’s lacrosse standouts have been drafted by the expansion Charlotte Hounds of Major League Lacrosse. Devan Spilker, Brendan Storrier and Spencer Wims were each selected in the league’s supplemental draft.  More...

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READERS ON THE ROAD

Cpl. J.W. Owensby, (center) of Gaffney, and two of his buddies, Lance Cpl. More...

LEDGER COLUMNIST

YOU made it happen

Tuesday afternoon I read columns from the past four or five years that I have written on the Wednesday before Christmas.  More...

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