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Cherokee County Martin Luther King Jr. committee announces beginning of annual art and essay contest

The Cherokee County Martin Luther King Jr. More...

UCMC will be sponsoring city’s sixth annual ‘Festival of Trees’

The City of Gaffney is now taking application from local non-profit organizations to participate in the sixth annual Festival of Trees.  Upstate Carolina Medical Center will sponsor the event and purchasing each participating organization’ More...

Gaffney library hosts concert Nov. 13

The Cherokee County Public Library in Gaffney will host Jay-Mar & chAng in a Music Sandwiched-in concert Tuesday, Nov. 13, from 12:15-1 p.m. in the library’s large conference room. The Friends of the Library will provide a free lunch.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Ricky Daniels, worked for BWC Contracting; loved hunting, fishing

Richard Eugene Daniels, 46, of 422 Killion Drive, passed away Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center.  Born in Asheville, N.C., he was the husband of Charmaine Murphy Daniels and son of Shirley Irlean Fuller of Gaffney. More...

ClaudeYoungblood, worked at Dunlop Johnson Chevrolet for more than 50 years

YORK – Claude McKinzie Youngblood, 83, of York, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Nov. 9, 2012.  The funeral will be at 3 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 12, at Beth Shiloh Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Neill McKay officiating. More...

Harry H. Foster, 83, born in Fairforest

Harry Hall Foster, 83, of 550 Ross Hill Road, Gaffney, died Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.  More...

245 voters opt to write in choices for prez

Some county voters sought divine intervention Tuesday and felt Jesus Christ was a better choice than any candidate on the ballot.  Jesus and Mickey Mouse received six write-in votes in the general election. More...

Send a shoebox filled with love

Destined for the recycling bin by most, an empty shoebox is viewed by some as having untapped potential and purpose.  Each holiday season the notion is proven correct as the mere boxes of cardboard are stuffed to the brim with a cornucopia of it More...

Local News

Voter turnout certified at 65 percent

Results of Tuesday’s election became official Friday as the Cherokee County Election Commission met to certify the election.  More...

GRAND OPENING

– Moore’s Sleep and Comfort Shop on Floyd Baker Boulevard held a ribbon cutting ceremony recently for the new store. More...

Incentive package OK’d

Cherokee County Council on Monday approved third reading of an incentive package that clears the way for one of the largest industrial expansions in recent years.  Under the incentive package, Bericap would receive infrastructure credits and a 5 More...

Sports

Davis part of record setting ACC game

Gaffney’s Quinshad Davis played a big role in making ACC history on Saturday.  The former Gaffney High star had a career high with seven catches for 104 yards and a touchdown in North Carolina’s 68-50 loss to Georgia Tech.  It More...

Foster, GHS grind out win

Gaffney rode a Foster to a 35-17 win over pesky Ashley Ridge in the first round of the Class 4A Division I playoffs Friday at The Reservation.  More...

Patience pays off for Gaffney running back

In what continues to sound like a broken record, Gaffney’s Hyleck Foster rushed for more than 300 yards in helping lead the Indians to a big win Friday night.  It was the second time in the last three games that Foster has eclipsed the 300 More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

I’ve got nothing on my calendar for Dec. 22

I know how much you folks enjoy buying Christmas gifts for me. And I appreciate them, every single one of them. More...

Readers on the Road

  Teck Harington, John Parker and Frank Mayfield took The ledger along with them to the Farm Tractor Show in Portland, Ind. More...

AGING MATTERS

Open enrollment

Have tons of Medicare offers been filling up your mailbox lately? You’re not alone. Medicare’s 2012 Open Enrollment period (which runs from Oct. 15 to Dec. More...

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