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Dinner theatre will highlight weekend at Cherokee Co. History and Arts Museum

Artwork by Isabel Forbes on display throughout event

Local residents will be able to fill their stomachs and then maybe shed a few pounds through laughter this weekend at the Cherokee County History and Arts Museum.  The Gaffney Elks Lodge will host "The Dixie Swim Club," an hilarious comedy by p More...

Sorority meets on Nov. 5; Glenn Fuller tells members how to avoid being a victim

Christmas social planned Dec. 7 in Rock Hill

Xi Alpha Delta chapter of Beta Sigma Phi held its monthly meeting Monday, Nov. 5, with Ann Fuller as hostess. More...

LOCAL AUTHORS SHOWCASE NOV. 17 AT LIBRARY –

The Cherokee County Public Library will host the 2012 Local Author Showcase and CAVA sponsored arts and crafts sale on Saturday, Nov. 17, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Patrick Weldon, 8th-grade student at Blacksburg Middle School

BLACKSBURG – Patrick Michael Weldon, 13, of 700 Lookout Tower Road, passed away Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012, at his residence.  Patrick was the son of Michael Jay Weldon of the home and the late Donna Combs Weldon. More...

Kirby Bradley, infant

INMAN – Kirby Faith Bradley, 7-month-old infant daughter of Joshua and Ashley Irvin Bradley, of 334 Woodsong Drive, Inman, passed away at the Medical University of South Carolina on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. Kirby was born in Charleston.  More...

Elizabeth Hollis, last employed by Freightliner

Elizabeth Davis Hollis, 66, of 102 King St., passed on Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, at 10:45 p.m. at Upstate Carolina Medical Center.  More...

‘I ain’t no hero’

MAN WHO PULLED WOMAN FROM BURNING HOUSE

A chance decision to skip just one more rack of pool turned out to have a remarkably good consequence last Wednesday.  More...

School brass will tour tech career centers

School trustees will visit three of the state’s top career centers after Thanksgiving to gather ideas for programs they could offer in a new Cherokee Technology Center.  More...

TARGET PRACTICE

Officers of the City of Gaffney Police Department are undergoing their annual driving and firearm handling qualification tests — a necessary measurement of skills in the interest of officer and public safety.  More...

Local News

School district declines to ‘Average’ on school report card ratings

Cherokee County saw little change in school report card ratings this year but continued to see strong high school graduation numbers.  More...

Scammers expected to appear in wake of SC hacking incident

Amid the confusion and uncertainty over what will happen with all of the personal information stolen from the state Department of Revenue (DOR) in a recent hacking attack, consumer advocates are also bracing for the possibility that scam artists will More...

PURPLE HEART

J.W. Owensby received the Purple Heart on Sunday evening in recognition of his military service in Afghanistan with the U.S. Marines. More...

Sports

Stratford, Indians an even game

Knights led by junior QB considered a top prospect in South

On paper, Friday’s quarterfinal playoff game between Gaffney and Stratford is an even game.  The 10-2 Knights have outscored their opponents, 382-176. More...

Hoops team: “Calvary on the way”

Gaffney boys basketball coach Mark Huff knows that his current team bears little resemblance to what his roster will look like a month from now.  Or as the 6-time state championship coach likes to say, “The calvary is on the way.”&nb More...

Former Gaffney standout part of nationally-ranked squad

Former Gaffney star L.J. More...

Columns

PAT BUCHANAN

Petraeus and Benghazi: A time for truth

The stunning resignation of CIA Director David Petraeus, days before he was to testify on the CIA role in the Benghazi massacre, raises many more questions than his resignation letter answers.  More...

LEDGER COLUMNIST

‘Well, the flow is a bunch of idiots’

I couldn’t help but find the following Associated Press story fascinating:  CLEVELAND (AP) — A woman caught on camera driving on a sidewalk to pass a Cleveland school bus that was unloading children stood in the cold at an intersect More...

REaDERS On ThE ROaD

Jim and Shannon Turner took The Ledger with them on their honeymoon to Mt. Pleasant and Charleston. The couple was married Oct. 20. More...

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