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Attorneys ask judge to set bond for pair accused in marijuana case

Attorneys for two Colorado men arrested after they were caught transporting a huge amount of marijuana through Cherokee County petitioned a judge in Cherokee County General Sessions Court on Friday to set bond so their clients can get out of jail.&nb More...

THE GAMES ARE ON OUR WEBSITE

The Gaffney boys and girls basketball teams take to The Burial Ground floor Tuesday for possibly the last time this season, hosting region foe Nation Ford.  Both games can be viewed by way of Ledger Live. More...

LifeStyles

Ten debutantes honored at Opening Season Pink Tea

The Carolina Debutante Society’s Opening Season Pink Tea was held Jan. 25 at the home of Mrs. William Carlisle Hamrick, marking the official beginning of their debutante season. More...

Upstate author to speak at monthly AAUW meeting

Aauthor Sheila Ingle will be the speaker at AAUW’s February meeting.  More...

MUSIC SANDWICHED IN

The Cherokee County Public Library will host its latest concert in the “Music Sandwiched In” series on Tuesday, Feb. 17, featuring the talents of Fayssoux McClean. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

“Jackie” Gray, retired electrician

LAURENS – Dennis Jackson “Jackie” Gray, 68, of 210 Watts St., passed away Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, at his home.  Born in Blacksburg, he was the son of the late Claude Oliver and Fannie Beatrice Hardin Gray. Mr. More...

Raymond McDowell, retired from Hoechst- Celanese in Shelby

CHARLOTTE – Raymond McKinley McDowell, 72, of 5151 Sardis Road, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, at Sardis Oaks Nursing Home after a five-year illness.  More...

Odell Jeter, retired concrete and tile finisher

Odell Jeter, 67, of 513 Hetty Hill St., entered eternal rest on Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, at Brookview Healthcare Center.  More...

Nurse dies in single car accident

Cherokee County Coroner Dennis Fowler says a surgical nurse on her was to work was killed in a single vehicle collision near Gaffney early today. Fowler identified the victim as Mary Lynn Smith, 48, of 115 Foster Mill Circle in Pauline. More...

Accident sends two to hospital

Two people were taken to the hospital following a Friday afternoon crash in Blacksburg that caused one vehicle to overturn.  Blacksburg firefighters were dispatched to the accident scene at West Lime and South Shelby streets at 5:35 p.m. More...

Woman petitions court to rescind bench warrant

The attorney for a North Carolina woman charged with felony driving under the influence asked a Circuit Court judge on Friday to rescind a bench warrant so his client can be released from jail.   More...

Local News

Two arrested after neighbor reports break-in on East Frederick Street

City of Gaffney police took two men into custody during a Friday investigation into a reported burglary on East Frederick Street.  More...

Medical groups announce plans in wake of change in hospital management

Most, but not all, local physician practices have signed up to continue their associations with Gaffney Medical Center in the wake of a change in hospital management.  More...

Teacher cadets plan color run

About 140 runners have signed up for a blast of color April 18 in a crazy run organized by Gaffney High teacher cadets.  More...

Sports

What a feeling!

Blacksburg secures region title with W over Pendleton

In a heated, season-long race, the Blacksburg Wildcats won the prize. More...

Local prep baseball teams come together to host tourney

Friendly rivals off the field have come together to make history on the field.  For the first time, Gaffney and Blacksburg varsity baseball teams will host a tournament to begin the season.  The Best Pizza In Town Cherokee County Invitation More...

Lady Indians top Fort Mill

The Gaffney girls basketball team is looking for a strong finish to the regular season so it can have a good start in the playoffs.  TaNia Cornwell scored a career high 31 points, including 2 of 4 from 3-point range and 8 of 10 from inside the a More...

Columns

IT’S JUST ME

Say it ain’t so Phil

There are many wondrous devices available to scientists these days that help them predict the weather.  As for myself, I use “the rock” method.  Now before you get to thinking this is some sort of acronym for a fancy high-tech e More...

THEIR VIEW

Protecting kids in vehicles is more than law

The report from Bamberg police reflects a problem that is widespread in 2015 despite all the efforts to get people to protect themselves and their children.  A Cope woman became irate, yelling at officers and crying, after police arrested her Ja More...

GUEST COLUMNIST

Our flawed law is allowing DUI cases to be dismissed

The people of South Carolina deserve better than what they are getting from our Driving Under the Influence (DUI) laws. More...

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