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New playground gear on the way

Nearly $150,000 worth of playground equipment will be shipped Feb. 13 to six Cherokee County elementary schools.  The new equipment will be placed at Alma, B.D. More...

LifeStyles

Class beauties, Miss Cherokeean crowned at Feb. 7 competition

Senior Kierra Robinson wins 2015 Miss Cherokeean title; also receives Spirit Award

Thirty-nine young women from the freshman, sophomore, junior and senior classes at Gaffney High School competed in the 2015 Miss Cherokeean pageant on Saturday, Feb. 7. More...

MOW STAFF COMPLETES SERVSAFE CERTIFICATION

– The Cherokee County Meals On Wheels kitchen staff completed their ServSafe Food and Safety and Sanitation Manager Certification. More...

ENGAGEMENT

Parker – Brown

Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Ray Parker announce the engagement of their daughter, Kayla Ray, to Cody Spencer Brown.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Lois Porter, taught 3rd grade for 23 years at Blacksburg Elementary

BLACKSBURG – Lois Cobb Porter, 89, formerly of 501 Pine St., went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Feb. 9, 2015, at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home.  More...

Odell Jeter, 68, retired concrete and tile finisher

Odell Jeter, 68, of 513 Hetty Hill St., entered eternal rest on Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, at Brookview Healthcare Center.  More...

Margaret Martin, loved working with flowers, reading her Bible and cooking

SPARTANBURG – Margaret Blanton Martin, 91, 3518 Cowpens Pacolet Road, entered the pearly gates singing and shouting on Monday, Feb. More...

PANEL GATHERS AT PEACHTREE CENTRE

Fate of the facility could hang in the balance

Members of the Cherokee County Council Human Services Committee are scheduled to meet today. However, there seems to be confusion about the topics for discussion and the exact time of the meeting.  More...

District adds hi-tech school bus camera systems on trial basis

Cameras will soon watch for Cherokee County drivers tempted to illegally pass a stopped school bus.  Special cameras are scheduled to be installed on two school buses on a trial basis for the remainder of the school year. More...

Local News

POLICE REPORTS

Local bank reports being defrauded of $38,000

A local bank filed a complaint with the Gaffney Police Department alleging it was defrauded out of more than $38,000 in the past year.  The complaint, filed by a representative of Wood Forest Bank, 165 Walton Drive, alleges that a former employe More...

If you like chocolate, you’ll love this Downtown event

Chocolate lovers will have an opportunity to celebrate the cocoa bean in many different forms Thursday as the Gaffney Downtown Business Association will be celebrating Valentine’s Day with a Chocolate Crawl.  Ten downtown businesses will b More...

Nurse dies in Monday morning accident

A surgical nurse on her way to work at Gaffney Medical Center was killed in a single-vehicle collision early Monday on Pacolet Highway, according to the Cherokee County Coroner’s Office.  More...

Sports

USC trustees approve hiring of Hoke

After what South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier watched last year, he knew his defense needed a jolt. And Spurrier believes his former Florida coordinator Jon Hoke is the one to deliver it.  More...

YMCA Youth Basketball League

Results For Saturday, Feb.7  Biddy-Ball League   Game 1 – The First Piedmont Federal Hornets (MVP Mason Moss and Malachi Blackwood) Played The Iron City Pools Warriors (MVP Adrian Peeler)  More...

Limestone College Briefs

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Columns

DAVID LIMBAUGH

Stealing from God

Frank Turek’s new book is a brilliant and unique contribution to Christian apologetics. “Stealing From God: Why Atheists Need God to Make Their Case” is thoughtful and provocative yet a very quick read.  More...

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Your TV (and a third party) are listening

Well, well, well.  It appears that “Overly Paranoid Rob Lowe” has cause for his complex.  What? More...

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