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Adult students can obtain ‘stackable’ education

A pilot project has made a big impact in encouraging Cherokee County adults to increase their education levels.  More...

Cyclists return to Gaffney to slug it out in Friday Night Fights

Mother Nature will have hotly contested races ripping through the streets of downtown Gaffney this weekend to match her offering of scorching temperatures.  More...

LifeStyles

‘Get Into Gaffney’ with Southern Exposure

Some of area’s best-known artists featured in new exhibit opening July 6

The Cherokee Alliance of Visual Artists (CAVA) will present its first group of guest artists with a new exhibit, “Get into Gaffney with Southern Exposure.”  More...

Scratch or shortcut: The perfect scone

Scottish cousins to America’s biscuits, scones are easy to bake

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Do you enjoy spending quiet time in the kitchen baking something from scratch? Or do you prefer the ease and convenience of baking with a mix? Whichever you favor, there’s the perfect scone recipe for you. More...

WHAT’S UP

Fund raisers l Sisters and Brothers Committed to the Community will have a fish fry, sausage dog and hot dog sale on Friday, June 29, and Saturday, June 30, from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. at 608 S. Granard St. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

William Lee Camp

William Lee Camp, 60, of 1208 N. Granard St., passed on Sunday, June 24, 2012, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center.  Son of the late William Camp and the late Lillie Dewberry Camp, he was born on April 19, 1952, in Gaffney. More...

Roger Mullinax Sr.

Roger Dean Mullinax Sr., 55, of 409 Starr Ridge Road, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, June 24, 2012, at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home.  Born in Gaffney, he was the husband of Bonnie (Susie) Lemmons Mullinax of the home and son of Lo More...

Louis F. Lockart

Louis F. Lockhart, of 196 Farmington Road, Gaffney, husband of Priscilla Hollis Lockhart answered the Master’s call on Sunday, June 24, 2012, at 3:10 a.m. at his residence.  More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

OK, I admit this column might be a little corny

This isn’t going to be a regular column dealing with something political or something stupid I, or a friend or family member did.  No, my faithful readers, what you will learn if you read on might just change your life. More...

READERS ON THE ROAD

The T and H Travel Club took The Ledger with them on a recent trip to Daytona Beach, Fla. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Near-grads still have opportunity to earn diploma

There is still time for students to graduate from high school this summer.  Exit exam classes will be offered July 9-16 by the Cherokee County Adult Education program. More...

THIS IS THE PITS

Blacksburg High football players D’Andre Surratt and Bradley Norman scramble across a sand pit during an agility drill Monday. More...

Local News

Bridge burned

County officials said an intentionally-set fire has damaged a bridge and closed Double Bridge Road.  A person or persons poured diesel fuel onto the bridge deck and ignited it, Cherokee County Assistant Administrator Holland Belue told Cherokee More...

Local company closing after 34 years of operation

After 34 years of operation, local business owners Terry and Janet Queen have decided to close Interstate Services, Inc./Queen Janitorial Supply.  Interstate Services was opened in 1978, offering industrial janitorial services, focusing primaril More...

POLICE REPORT

Man subdued after threatening to stab deputies   A Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office special investigations agent was forced to deploy an electronic stun gun on a local man as deputies were trying to serve mental commitment papers.  More...

Sports

Spurlin, Earls lead Post 109 to win

Post 109’s Bryce Spurlin enjoyed this win very much.  Spurlin had a triple and single and made a highlight leaping grab near the fence in the ninth inning to help Post 109 to a 6-3 win at Union on Monday.  “Bryce is hitting the More...

Post 109 juniors top league leader Inman, 5-3

This time, the Post 109 juniors celebrated after a game with Inman.  Austin Wagener pitched an efficient six innings, Joseph Mabry knocked in a pair of runs and Post 109 snapped a season three-game losing streak to Inman with a 5-3 victory Monda More...

Wildcats compete in “Catch me if you can.”

D’Andre Surratt lunged towards the sand pit and quickly clawed his way across the sand on his way towards cones where 10 pushups awaited him.  More...

Letters

LETTER

Highway Patrol urges July 4th motorists to be alert, stay safe  Dear Editor:  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?