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County administration building now home to new 9-1-1 center

When you call 9-1-1 for help, there is only one thing you want to hear: Help is on the way.  Getting that help on the way has become easier with the move of 9-1-1 from a building near the Peachtree Centre to the basement of the new county admini More...

LifeStyles

Early 20th century photos of Cherokee County on display at Gaffney City Hall

Exhibit can be seen in second floor lobby through Friday, Nov. 15

A n exhibit of early 20th century Cherokee County photos collected by Anthony and Carol Hopper is on display at the Gaffney City Hall and can be seen through Friday, Nov. 15.  More...

11th annual MLK writing, art competition under way

The 11th annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration will be observed Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. More...

BPW HAS NEW MEMBERS –

Gaffney Business and Professional Women will meet Monday, Nov. 11, at 12:30 p.m. in the meeting room at Aegean Pizza. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Clifton Curry, owner/ operator of Curry’s Cleaning Company

Clifton Ward Curry, 66, known as “Clint Curry,” of 708 West Blue Ridge Road, East Flat Rock, N.C., husband of Gwendolyn Logan Curry, answered the Master’s call on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013, at 7:15 p.m. More...

James Mayes

Funeral services for James Junior Mayes, 76, of Waldorf, Md., brother of the Rev. Willie Mayes of Gaffney, will be held Saturday, Nov. 9, at 11 a.m.   Arrangements by Austin Royster Funeral Home, 3821 14th St., North West, Washington, D.C. More...

Sarah Burris

Funeral services for Sarah Burris, 95, of Peachtree Centre, will be held Wednesday, Nov. 6, at 2 p.m. at Mount Sinai Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. C.A. Wallace, the Rev. Monroe Dawkins and the Rev. Willie Mayes officiating. More...

Columns

DAVID LIMBAUGH

Obama unmasked

Everyone is focusing on Obamacare because it is such an obvious disaster, but in fact, it is but a microcosm of Barack Obama’s entire presidency. Obamacare is Obama unmasked.  More...

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Don’t forget our local small businesses this holiday season

The deluge has begun.  I got five sales magazines in the mail Monday, Nov. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Breaking News - 11/6/2013 4:44 PM

Suspicious package closes business

Charlie Patton, co-owner of Buford Street Drug, and his employees were happy to get back to work Wednesday afternoon as numerous police officials gave them a very welcome "all clear."  More...

CLAIMS WRONG CHEMICAL DELIVERED

Milliken sues transportation company

Claiming it suffered millions of dollars in damages after an industrial chemical mixup last April, Milliken & Company has filed suit in Cherokee County Court of Common Pleas against an Indiana-based transportation firm that allegedly delivered an More...

Driver skirts checkpoint, crashes into house

City of Gaffney police impounded a vehicle with plans to process it for evidence after it was crashed into an East Oneal Street home and abandoned by the driver during a Saturday night police chase.  More...

Local News

Who is the best singer in the school district?

And the contestants are...

Nearly 30 Cherokee County students were named semi-finalists Monday in the search for the best singer in the school district.  Students will perform their favorite songs in the final competition Nov. 23 at 7 p.m. in the Gaffney High auditorium. More...

Help Gaffney High win $1,500 in Mascot Challenge

Supporters of Gaffney High School are asked to take their fandom to the next level, participating in a contest that could reap quite the dividend for the local place of learning.  After months of voting, Gaffney High is one of four schools remai More...

Teacher Forum establishes fund

Education is a calling in which a teacher’s true reward comes from inspiring their students to develop their talents and to become successful.  Seeking to fulfill this goal with every student, the Cherokee County Teacher Forum announced Tu More...

Sports

The Complete QB

Davidson becoming more confident throwing the football

Gaffney’s Shaq Davidson has obvious strengths as a runner. But don’t discount his ability to throw the ball.  In fact, Davidson is becoming more and more confident he can win games with his arm as well as his legs.  More...

Too close to comfort for Indians

Never say die. Finding the will to win. More...

Indians open practice with high expectations - as usual

The basketballs and wrestling mats were rolled out Monday, the first day that winter sports teams could open practice.  As usual, Gaffney boys varsity basketball coach Mark Huff opened practice with high expectations.  Gaffney was picked to More...

Letters

Your donation can change the lives of foster care youths

Dear Editor:  The South Carolina Foster Parent Association would like to thank everyone who donated vehicles to its “On The Road Again” program. More...

Thanks for all your support and prayers

Dear Editor:  I am writing this letter to thank my family and friends for their support and prayers during these past few months.  All of their support has brought me so much encouragement.  Although my plans have changed, my goals rem More...

State News

10 years later...

Bike shop killings still unsolved

(AP) – After nearly 10 years and more than 750 leads, law enforcement officials and victims’ families remain stumped in one of South Carolina’s most heinous killings: A gunman who walked into a motorcycle shop, killed the owner and More...

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