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Get some post Black Friday stress relief at gourmet pancake breakfast on Nov. 24

Sonja Humphries revealed as ‘secret chef’

Face it – racing all about to snatch major savings on Christmas gifts bight and early before the rooster crows on Black Friday not only wears out serious shoppers but leaves them short on the energy needed to complete that all-important gift li More...

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH SALUTES VETERANS –

In a special Veteran’s Day service at First Baptist Church Gaffney on Sunday evening, Nov. 11, World War II veterans were recognized. Sen. Harvey Peeler presented each of the men a U.S. More...

MLK art, essay contests delayed

Because of schedule conflicts with other writing contests, Cherokee County School District 1 has asked the art and essay committee of the Martin Luther King observance to delay the entries for this year.  The new date for entries is now Dec. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Betty Crosby, 78, retired from No. 3 School in Shelby

Betty Gean Ford Crosby, 78, of 2718 Camp School Road, Shelby, N.C., widow of Calip Frank Crosby, passed on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at Cleveland Regional Medical Center in Shelby. More...

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An excellent way to observe Thanksgiving

One of our major holidays is Thanksgiving Day. And well it should be!  More...

LEDGER COLUMNIST

My 10th guess is ... BOOM!

I’m willing to wager that right now you have somewhere on your person one of those USB flash drives, sometimes referred to as “thumb drives.”  More...

Chances Irene Pool will reopen not looking good

This summer might feel a lot hotter for some area youths since it now appears the county’s only public pool could remain closed.  Cherokee County Recreation District Director Mack Byars said he has no choice but to keep Irene Park pool clo More...

GIDDYUP

Blacksburg siblings Corey and Sarah Janesky enjoy a calm mule ride Saturday during the Broad River Antique Power Association’s Tractor Ride and Garden Pull activities at the organization’ More...

Local News

Chick-fil-A partners with MOW to collect food

Any other day, a free Chick-fil-A sandwich would be the perfect lure for the scores of customers flowing into Chick-fil-A of Gaffney’s Floyd Baker Boulevard location.  While delicious, the prospect of dining on a tasty sandwich Thursday pa More...

Rec department will seek loan tonight

An appearance by a Cherokee County Recreation District official and bid openings highlight today’s Cherokee County Council agenda.  Recreation District Chairman Mike Bolin is expected to seek council’s approval for a loan to build a More...

PURPLE POWER

— Fred Knowles, a volunteer with Hospice Care of South Carolina, places purple ribbons on the Hartzog’s clock and downtown light posts in honor of National Hospice and Palliative Care Mon More...

Sports

Eagles endWildcats run

Long kickoff returns by Markell Hill and Quan Lyles in the fourth quarter sparked Chesnee to a 47-28 victory Friday over Blacksburg in the third round of the Class 2A playoffs.  The kickoff returns helped break open a tight contest after Blacksb More...

Indians squash Stratford

Next up - You know who

Hyleck Foster and Gaffney’s potent running game proved to be too much for pass-minded Stratford Friday night as the Indians grabbed a 28-12 victory in a Class 4A Division I quarterfinal playoff game at The Reservation.  More...

Improving offensive line gets better of Stratford’s strong defensive front

Viewed in the offseason as the potential weak link on the Gaffney roster because of all the graduation losses, the offensive line has been deemed the difference making unit on the team this season.  “The offensive line has really gelled,& More...

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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?