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Butler accused in death of infant

Expressing his concerns about the information provided to him Friday morning, a Circuit Court judge decided to deny bond for a 19-year-old Gaffney woman recently accused of homicide by child neglect in the 2010 death of her infant.  More...

LifeStyles

Nothing brings family and friends together like cherished holiday dishes

Enter an original breakfast or dessert recipe in new holiday muffin mix contest

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – There’s nothing quite like the smell of holiday dishes coming out of the oven to warm hearts and bring family together. More...

WHAT’S UP

Goucher Elementary will have block party lWhite Plains Baptist Church will be assisting Goucher Elementary with its open house/block party on Thursday, Aug. 16, from 3-5 p.m. This event is for Goucher Elementary students and their parents.  More...

'HOMELESS' KIDS –

The Cherokee Creek Baptist Church third and fourth graders and guests were again homeless for 12 hours. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Carolyn Sapough, 81, avid fan of NASCAR

BLACKSBURG – Carolyn Bowman Sapough, 81, of 306 S. Charleston St., passed away Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.  More...

Charles Crossley, 79, retired supervisor from Peeler Rug Co.

Charles Ralph Crossley, 79, of 108 Indian Hill St., went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Aug. More...

Robert Gibbie, 63, co-owner/operator of Birnie St. Body Shop

Robert (Cotton) Junior Gibbie, 63, of 110 Pipeline Drive, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home.  More...

Drug deals land man in prison for 8 years

A 29-year-old Gaffney man accused of making multiple crack sales to undercover police operatives was sentenced Friday in Cherokee County General Sessions Court to eight years in prison after he entered into a plea agreement.  More...

HUMMING RIGHT ALONG

Coming in for a landing, this hummingbird is prepared to make itself right at home on this feeder after a brief summer rain Saturday. More...

Betsill jailed after high-speed chase

A 44-year-old Moore woman will have to remain at the Cherokee County Detention Center until the Cherokee County Court hears a more concrete plan for where she will go once released, a Circuit Court judge ruled Friday morning.  More...

Local News

Broad River Co-op offering free smoke alarms

Broad River Electric Cooperative, in collaboration with Women Involved in Rural Electrification (WIRE), will distribute more than 700 smoke alarms this month as part of its WIRE-4-Safety Program. More...

County council to consider capital requests tonight

Rather than include capital expenditures into its recently passed $18.4 million operating budget, Cherokee County Council deferred that discussion to a later day.  Today is that later day.  Council will consider department heads’ capi More...

POLICE REPORT

23-year-old woman charged with child neglect   A 23-year-old city woman was booked on a charge of child neglect after Gaffney police found four unattended children in a South Oliver Street apartment.  More...

Sports

Pick 6 gives Wildcats win over Broome

Sometimes the best offense is a good defense.  Blacksburg defensive back Marcus Brown returned an interception 103 yards for the game-winning touchdown Saturday in a 14- 10 win over Broome in the Iron City Jamboree. More...

Indians dominate at Border

For the fans who braved more than a 2- hour weather delay, the Gaffney Indians made it worth their wait.  The Indians put four first-quarter touchdowns on the board en route to an impressive 27-14 victory over host T.C. More...

USA hoops team holds off Spain to win Gold

Great for most of the Olympics, just good enough for gold.  The U.S. More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

To bee or not to bee; that is the question

My backyard is a haven for birds. On Saturday, after having mowed my back yard, I let the dogs out (don’t like the idea of them running around while the mower is going) and I settled down in the shade of the back porch to take a little break. More...

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LETTER

They will have homes, they will be wanted  Dear Editor:  More...

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