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Redish leaving for similar job in Spartanburg County

Cherokee County School District associate superintendent Dr. Carlotta Redish was hired for a similar position in Spartanburg School District 7 this week.  More...

LifeStyles

Youth groups from several local churches provide much-needed help to Meals on Wheels

Youths spruce up buildings; help deliver meals during summer months

The youth group from Providence Baptist Church participated in the recent Jerusalem Project in the mornings and volunteered at Meals on Wheels in the afternoons. More...

Fayssoux McLean returns to Gaffney to headline library’s 8th annual summer concert Aug. 15

Fayssoux McLean will make a return engagement to Gaffney on Thursday, Aug. 15, to headline the Cherokee County Public Library’s eighth annual summer concert. Her performance will be from 7-8:15 p.m.  More...

Guitarist Rohn Jewell to present free concert at Chapman Center

SPARTANBURG – Chapman Cultural Center features local musicians each Sunday from 2-4 p.m. in a free concert. In this week's Singer-Songwriter Sundays concert, Aug. 11, features the masterful acoustic guitar of Rohn Jewell. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Amelia Mooring,born in Washington, D.C.

Amelia Williams Mooring, 62, of 402 Granite Drive, passed on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013, at Regional Hospice Home, Spartanburg.  More...

Sheila Foster Rogers, services set for Aug. 10

UNION – Services for Sheila Foster Rogers, 54, of 408 Green St., wife of Danny Rogers, will be held Saturday, Aug. 10, at 2 p.m. at Green Bethel Baptist Church with the Revs. Mills McHam, Donald Rodgers and James Patton Jr. More...

Ernie Douglas, 63, retired from construction

Ernest Clarence Douglas, Jr., 63, of 512 Oglesby Valley Road, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Aug. More...

Nine arrested in mailbox vandalism

b juveniles among those arrested

By SCOTT POWELL  Ledger Staff Writer  spowell@gaffneyledger.com     More...

MOD kicks off fundraising effort

Never has Tammy Gregg been more sure of her cause.  Giving birth during the March of Dimes “offseason,” the local campaign community director had a noticeable pep in her step on Thursday, though not for selfish reasons.  More...

Superintendent excused from suit

A federal judge has ruled superintendent Dr. Quincie Moore will not be added as a defendant in a job discrimination lawsuit filed by a district administrator against the Cherokee County School District.  More...

Local News

Gaffney man reflects on mission trip to Thailand

Faith and the equivalent of $100 in U.S. More...

Soup kitchen needs your food donations

Church isn’t always held through song and the lifting of hands, but sometimes as a result of one’s charity and their giving from the heart.  More...

Damage to home reported

An estimated $100 in malicious damage was reported Aug. 1 on Avery Lane in Cowpens.  According to the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office, someone broke out the side window on a home in the 100 block between 1 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. More...

Sports

Davidson targets opener for return

Gaffney quarterback Shaq Davidson seems to be a quick healer.  Davidson is expected to have his hard cast removed from his surgically repaired thumb today, and he expects to begin rehab immediately.  Davidson, who committed to South Carolin More...

Indians practice in full pads

After four days of football practice in just shorts and helmets, the Gaffney Indians were eager to dress out in full gear Wednesday morning.  It translated into a spirited two-hour practice as the team gears up for its season opener in two and a More...

Gaffney elite runners return from nationals with fond memories

The Gaffney Elite Track Club didn’t return from the AAU junior nationals in Detroit with a lot of hardwood. More...

Columns

RASMUSSEN REPORT

2016 will not feature Christie vs. Clinton

One of the sure signs that political activists have too much time on their hands is all the chatter about who will win the 2016 presidential nominations. More...

DAVID LIMBAUGH

Obamacare is a nuclear missile that must be shot down

Instead of the GOP focusing all its energy on infighting over the so-called “tactical” decision of whether to defund Obamacare, how about remembering who the real enemies of freedom are and directing its energies toward the Democrats, who More...

LEDGER COLUMNIST

We’ve seen this story many times before

Push a piece of chocolate in front of a child and they’ll tell you anything — even if it means lying through their teeth— to get the slightest sampling of the sweet morsel of goodness.  Apparently, we’ve also learned that More...

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