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Cheerleaders, a Duck Dynasty character and rapper all have one thing in common.  Cherokee County students playing these parts used their creative imaginations to explain why education matters.  More...

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Firefighters, medics honored for heroic efforts in saving man suffering from cardiac arrest

The   City of Gaffney council, along with Fire Chief Jamie Caggiano, honored three firefighters and three medics on Monday for saving a man suffering from cardiac arrest.  More...

ENGAGEMENT

Sizemore – Murray

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Childers of Gaffney and Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Sizemore of Chesnee announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather Brittany Sizemore, to Brandon Lee Murray, son of Mr. and Mrs. Reggie Murray of Easley.  More...

‘Women During Civil War’ topic of lecture at Limestone

Limestone College's History Department will feature a Civil War lecture by Dr. Tracy Revels of Wofford College on Tuesday, April 15, at 7 p.m. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Evelyn Mullinax, formerly worked in textile industry

Evelyn Dianne Beattie Mullinax, 59, formerly of Blacksburg, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, April 7, 2014, at Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport, Tenn.  Mrs. More...

Jeffrey Robertson, owner/operator of Roberrtson’s Used Cars

Jeffrey Lee Robertson, 58, of 820½ N. Logan St., passed away Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at Novant Health Gaffney Medical Center.  More...

Janice Theresa Burden & Natasha Nicole Sorrells

Janice Burden   Janice Theresa Burden, 53, of 6120 Stibor St., Las Vegas, Nev., entered eternal rest in Las Vegas.  Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she was a daughter of Catherine Ross Jones and the late Marion Jones Jr.  More...

Extended hours to be offered by new office

To provide more convenience, the proposed Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System medical office will offer extended hours on weekdays and weekends.  The medical office will be located on a 3-acre parcel on Floyd Baker Boulevard, and will serve a More...

Mailman accused of being peeping Tom

City of Gaffney police received two complaints regarding alleged peeping Toms in recent days.  On April 7 between 6 p.m. and 6:10 p.m., according to one report, a Union Street woman claimed that an employee of the U.S. More...

Local News

ARTS EXPO

ARTS EXPO — The Cherokee County middle school honor choir performed at Tuesday’s arts expo directed by Gaffney Middle chorus teacher Ellen Owen and accompanied by Gaffney High chorus teac More...

Filing for city council begins May 30

Gaffney City Council hopefuls should circle May 30 on their calendars. More...

Six county schools recognized

Six Cherokee County schools were honored Wednesday for their high test scores and efforts to close student achievement gaps.  Cherokee Technology Center, Blacksburg High and Draytonville Elementary received Palmetto Gold awards. More...

Sports

THE WIND UP

- Limestone righty Jameson McGrane delivers a pitch to a Pfeiffer batter during a recent series. The Saints return to the diamond for a weekend series at King College. More...

Peak continues climb up rankings

Gaffney’s L.J. Peak continues to rise in the latest ESPN recruiting rankings.  The Georgetown signee is now ranked as the 31th top recruit in the Class of 2014, moving up from the 35th spot.  Peak began the season at No. More...

Clover shuts down Indian offense, 4-1

Clover pitching made the Gaffney Indians look silly at the plate.  The Indians mustered only five hits in a 4-1 loss at Clover in a non region contest on Wednesday. “We just hit a bunch of popups,” Gaffney coach Jeff Osment said. More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

The great movie escape

Of all the seasons I once looked forward to, the list has narrowed considerably over the years.  The opening day of buck season once made me giddy with anticipation. But getting up at 2 a.m. More...

HAVE YOU CONSIDERED...

Easter: Celebration or confusion?

Easter Sunday approaches. Will it be for you an event of joyous celebration or misguided confusion? The choice is yours to make.  The consequences of your choice ; however, are not yours to choose. More...

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