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Three projects bring 120 jobs, $53 million to county

The county struck economic paydirt Monday with the approval of tax breaks for two new industries and the continuation of an incentive package for an existing industry.  The three projects would create about 120 new jobs and generate $53 million More...

LifeStyles

Couple exchange vows in ceremony April 28 at Macedonia Church

Carlee Michelle Coggins and Larry "Billy" Bishop were married on Saturday, April 28, 2012, at Macedonia Baptist Church. Dr. Terry Duvall conducted the double ring ceremony at 2 p.m. A reception, given by the bride's parents, followed.  More...

Financial advisor Brian Ware AAUW speaker

Gaffney Branch AAUW (American Association of University Women) will meet Monday, May14, at 12 p.m. at Aegean Pizza on West Floyd Baker Boulevard.  More...

ENGAGEMENT

Littleton – Fipps

Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Littleton of Gaffney announce the engagement of their daughter, Sherri, to Trey Fipps, son of Harold and Michelle Fipps, also of Gaffney.  Ms. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

B.W. Brown

B.W. Brown, 76, of 307 Vermont Drive, husband of Zenobia Knuckles Brown, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, May 7, 2012, at 3:50 p.m. at his residence.  More...

Ted Rathbone

Ted Douglas Rathbone, 78, formerly of Peeler Creek Road, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 6, 2012, in Lincolnton, N.C.  Born in Waynesville, N.C., he was the husband of Ellen Camp Rathbone and son of the late Richard and Ina May Sutt More...

Teresa Bridges

BLACKSBURG – Teresa Moss Bridges, 56, of 222 Blackwell Road, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 5, 2012, at her residence.  More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Pole, seeds, and bird book later, we checked out

Isn’t is interesting how a person can become almost obsessed with something with just the slightest nudge.  Sometimes all it takes is for a friend to become interested in something and before you know it, you have become consumed with the More...

THE MOSS REPORT

High court orders names pulled

The state Supreme Court justices ordered political parties to remove candidates from the June 12 primary ballot for failure to file their candidacy without the correct forms.  More...

Estonian immigrant returns to Johnson farm to reminisce

Every spring, Estonia immigrant Aavo Koiv drives from his home in Florida for a fishing vacation in the Asheville, N.C., area.  More...

Plan Christmas for Cherokee’s Estonian Folks

HEADLINE OF DEC. 10, 1949

This article appeared in The Gaffney Ledger on Dec. 10, 1949, seeking local residents’ help under the headline, “Plan Christmas for Cherokee’s Estonian Folks”:   More...

Local News

‘Girls night out’will benefit Humane Society

Weekend gatherings among female friends are far from new, but Saturday’s gathering of local women cannot necessarily be considered your typical “girls night out.”  Supporters of the Humane Society of Cherokee County can have th More...

Colonel Roy Memorial Day speaker

Retired U.S. Army Col. Roy Mathis will be the guest speaker May 28 during a Cherokee County Memorial Day program to honor those who have given their lives inmilitary combat.  More...

Residents air complaints about recreation department

The Cherokee County Recreation District at Monday’s county council meeting came under fire from several county residents for its spending habits as well as other practices.  More...

Sports

Reid - a Champion and MVP again

Winning became quite the habit for A.Z. More...

Gaffney golfers playing with ‘Chip on shoulders’

Upper state tourney

Gaffney golf coach Brandon Coggins admits his team will be playing in today’s upper state tournament with a bit of a chip on its shoulders.  A year ago, the Indians failed to advance to the state tournament after losing in a playoff.  More...

LSU offer a‘huge deal’to Miller

As scholarship offers go, it doesn’t get any bigger than drawing the interest of the national runner-up and perennial power LSU Tigers during the recruiting process.  Gaffney’s Jaylen Miller said he talked with an LSU recruiter and p More...

Letters

Suggests considering “repowering” when vehicle engine troubles arise

Dear Editor:  Engine trouble symptoms can mean major problems with your car. More...

Extends thanks to everyone who contributed to yard sale / bake sale

Dear Editor:  I would like to thank everyone who came out for the benefit yard sale / bake sale, the service that was provided and merchandise that was donated for me this past Saturday at the House of Hair Beautiful Salon.  More...

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