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WEDNESDAY MORNING FIRE

A Wednesday morning fire on Edgewater Drive was linked to an unattended stove. More...

LifeStyles

FRATERNITY DONATES TURKEYS TO MEALS ON WHEELS –

Meals On Wheels relies on the kindness of others to be able to deliver more than 104,000 meals annually, sharing food and friendship with over 400 of the county’s elderly, homebound and disable More...

Pair married Nov. 4 in private ceremony

Shera H. Lee and Kevin Bell, both of Gaffney, were married in a private double ring ceremony at 3 p.m. on Nov. 4, 2014. Kimberly A. More...

CHOIR ANNIVERSARY –

The Shady Grove Baptist Church Gospel Choir will celebrate its 44-year singing ministry with an anniversary service Sunday, Nov. 16, at 11 a.m. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Matt Lambert, 25, professional horseman

ALPHARETTA, Ga. – Matthew (Matt) Ryan Conklin Lambert, 25, originally of Alpharetta and recently residing in Tryon, N.C., passed away Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.  More...

Brock Bennett, 16, 11th grader at GHS

Brock Wallace Stansfield Bennett, 16, of 704 Buck Shoals Road, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, at his residence.  More...

Annelle White, retired after more than 20 years in educational field

GREENVILLE – Annelle Plaxico White, 94, of Greenville, formerly of Due West and wife of the late William Henry ‘Billy’ White Jr., died peacefully on Tuesday, Nov. More...

DEAD CHILD’S DAD IN COURT

Was stopped for speeding earlier in the day near site of fatal crash

Speed, improper use of a child safety restraint and the allegedly admitted use of marijuana earlier in the day all factored into a decision by the South Carolina Highway Patrol and the 7th Circuit Solicitors Office to charge a Spartanburg man with re More...

Officials hope to ID human remains now that skull located

An anthropologist called in to help the Cherokee County Coroner’s Office and Sheriff’s Office excavate a site where several human bones were found Tuesday morning left the scene after several hours of work Wednesday with only the three bo More...

ONLINE Poll

RESULTS   Should Cherokee County follow other Upstate counties and allow bars, restaurants and hotels to sell alcohol on Sundays?   More...

Local News

Town’s new museum gets name, expected to open in January

A new municipal building expected to become a centerpiece for the Town of Blacksburg and its residents now has a name.  During Monday’s town council meeting, officials voted to name a building paying homage to its vintage fire truck the Bl More...

HAY, CAN I RIDE?

Members of Limestone Presbyterian Church held their annual hayride and cookout at the farm of Mac and Janet Carrol recently. More...

School district receives overall grade of ‘Average’

Cherokee County schools saw little change in state report card ratings released Friday based on 2014 state test scores and on-time graduation rates in high schools.  More...

Sports

A TRANSFER OF POWER

Broadwater finds home on Indians’ offensive line

Gaffney football coach Dan Jones has an open door policy when it comes to transfers with Gaffney ties wanting to play for the Indians.  “We like it when they want to play for Gaffney,” Jones said. More...

Indians in unusual underdog role in playoffs

Gaffney enters the playoffs in an unfamiliar role - as underdog.  The 17-time state champion and No. More...

Saints hope to end season on high note

Limestone College will attempt to end its first football season Saturday with a home game at 1 p.m. against UNC-Pembroke at The Reservation in Gaffney.  UNC-Pembroke (1-8 overall) has lost seven straight games. More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

What to do about the technology center

History has come full circle with last week’s renewal of a penny tax sought by school leaders so it can move forward with a $60 million building program.  More...

DAVID LIMBAUGH

GOP aims to thwart Obama’s lawless immigration plans

It’s hard to conceive of a presidential administration more cynical than one that would delay putting off issuing a lawless executive order on immigration until right after the congressional elections, but President Obama is doing just that.&nb More...

The fate of the president’s health care law

RASMUSSEN REPORT

In the wake of the midterm elections, many are now speculating about what will happen to President Obama’s health care law with a Republican Senate. However, all the partisan talk misses the point. 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?