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City of Gaffney mayor jetting to Ireland on taxpayers’ dime

Gaffney Mayor Henry Jolly’s trip to Ireland this week will be paid for by city funds.  According to a city press release, Jolly has accepted an invitation to take part in a commemorative weekend in Granard, Ireland.  More...

LifeStyles

BIRTHDAYS

PHILLIP E. HERBIN, III celebrated his 3rd birthday on September 4, 2013. He is the son of Bud T. and Daryl Herbin of Gaffney. Maternal Grandparents are Kim Tate of Gaffney and Carroll and Tracey Dawkins of Chesnee. More...

Timken employees to lend local Habitat branch a helping hand on building project

Employees from The Timken Company will volunteer their time to Habitat for Humanity of Cherokee County on Saturday, Sept. 7, installing windows in a home being built in Hope Acres.  More...

Smith — McCulloch

ENGAGEMENTS

Mr and Mrs. Michael Lee Smith of Smyrna are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Courtney Beth Smith, to Mr. Jeré William McCulloch, Jr., of Gaffney, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jeré William McCulloch, Sr.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

J. Dean Barnhill

FORT MILL — After a long full life, Mr. James Dean Barnhill, 88, of Fort Mill, died Friday, Aug. 30, 2013, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.  A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, Sept. More...

Hilliard Harris

Hilliard Harris, known at “Fat”, 63, of 106 South Sparks Street, Gaffney, answered the Master’s call on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, at his residence.  More...

Mary Lee Tessneer

BLACKSBURG — Mary Lee Tessneer, 74, of Blacksburg, went home to be with the Lord on Sept. 2, 2013, at Peachtree Centre, Gaffney.  More...

Restaurant update

What's coming?

By LARRY HILLIARD Ledger Staff Writer larry@gaffneyledger.com More...

SCHP issues 420 tickets in Post A

Though no one was killed as a result of a traffic-related accident locally over the Labor Day weekend, Lance Cpl. Billy Elder was not quite ready to deem the holiday period a complete success.  More...

HOME ON THE RANGE

Known as “The Cowboy’s Clinician,” Texas native Craig Cameron presented a horse training clinic for 50 riders Friday and Saturday at Green River Farms in Gaffney. More...

FOOTBALL CONTEST

The tie-breaker is the thing.  There’s almost always going to be a tie, so the number you put down is critical.  Dustin Kite had the closest number last week, breaking a tie with 24 other contestants, all of whom missed two games, to More...

Local News

Man charged after girlfriend’s belongings thrown out of apartment

A 32-year-old Gaffney man was arrested Aug. 31 after he allegedly woke up his neighbors while throwing his girlfriend’s belongings out of their apartment.  Luis Rene Hernandez, of 1022 W. Buford St. Apt. More...

Police Report

l The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the theft of two heat pumps from a fiberglass and resin business in Gaffney  A person or persons came onto the Fiber Glass & Resin Supply property on Lemuels Road and stole two he More...

‘College Colors Day’ a big hit in local schools

Blacksburg and Gaffney High students put an array of color on display Friday as their schools promoted the college experience.  More...

Sports

HOME COOKING

— The 2013 version of the Gaffney Indians played their first home game of the year last Friday and will host Union this week. More...

Former Gaffney star turning heads at Marshall

A season ago, it took a while before Gaffney’s Rahieim Huskey found a home at linebacker.  It’s taken a shorter time for Huskey to fit in at Marshall.  Gaffney coach Dan Jones said Huskey has drawn high praise from the Marshall More...

Coaches excited about offense’s point potential

How’s this for balance - the Gaffney Indians threw the ball 12 times and ran it 12 times in the first half against Clinton on Friday.  More...

Columns

No Syrian war to save Obama’s face!

PAT BUCHANAN

“Catastrophic!” said Sen. John McCain.  If Congress votes no on a resolution calling for U.S. intervention in Syria’s civil war, says McCain, it would be “catastrophic” for U.S. More...

Ruined a good garden hose and nearly killed a guy

I figured it was the only logical, thrifty thing to do. Apparently, most others thought I was nuts. I’d be willing to bet anyone who foots the bills in his business or home would have taken exactly the same action. More...

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