June 29, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

SATURDAY ACCIDENT

A man was taken to Mary Black Health System — Gaffney following a Saturday afternoon accident on Shelby Highway. More...

Stranded bus story gets lots of attention

Sometimes good news travels fast. And sometimes it travels very far . More...

LifeStyles

A celebration of freedom

Cowpens National Battlefield prepares for annual Fourth of July celebration

Cowpens National Battlefield invites visitors to “Find Your Park” at the annual Celebration of Freedom which will take place from 9:45 a.m. – 4:15 p.m. on Saturday, July 4.  More...

Are you prepared for a financial emergency?

Financial stability means more than just being able to cover your monthly expenses. It means having resources to make it through the unexpected.  More...

What’s Up?

Church news Connection Community Church, 845 Battleground Road, Cowpens, will have a hot dog plate sale on Saturday, June 26 More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Larry Moss, loved to fish

Larry Wayne Moss, 52, of 312 Brookwood Drive, passed away Friday, June 26, 2015, at Mary Black Health System – Spartanburg.  Born in Kings Mountain, N.C., he was the son of Tommie Ledbetter and the late Horace Dean Ledbetter. Mr. More...

AdrianWalker, worked at Reliant Inventory Corp.

Adrian Michael Walker, 42, of 302 Annette St., entered eternal rest on Friday, June 26, 2015, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center .  More...

Lee Allen

Funeral services for Lee Allen, 69, of 1082 Hamrick St., husband of Everlean Camp Allen, will be held Thursday, July 2, at 3 p.m. at Mount Sinai Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. C. A. Wallace officiating. More...

Council hears from broker on sale of Peachtree Centre

   By LARRY HILLIARD  Ledger Staff Writer  larry@gaffneyledger.com     A representative of real estatement firm Marcus & Millichap told Cherokee County Council on Monday that Peachtree Centr More...

Five things to like about airlines - Free Access

NEW YORK (AP) — Packed planes Less legroom. Fewer frequent flier miles. Is that all summer travelers can look forward to?  More...

Time will tell if furling the rebel flag means deeper change - Free Access

Article references 1941 book by Gaffney native

ALLEN G. BREED, Associated PressJAY REEVES, Associated Press More...

Peachtree Centre highlights agenda

Cherokee County has been thinking about getting out of the nursing home business but that decision likely won’t come today. More...

Library boss stepping down

In coming months, a stretch of the Blue Ridge Mountains will see a lot of Cherokee County Public Library Director Lana Gardner. Rest assured that she will have a good book or two to help her pass the time. More...

Local News

State increases per student funding, but decreases district’s lottery funds

Education lottery funds are disappearing as a revenue source in school district budgets at a time when the state is sending more money to schools in other areas. More...

1984 Corvette Russell Martin

Russell was incorrectly identified in the Cruisin’ Cherokee special section in Friday’s Ledger. We apologize for the error. More...

Blacksburg trash pickup switching hands

On Wednesday, Blacksburg residents will see a new logo on their trash trucks.  No longer will a Town of Blacksburg truck pick up the residential garbage. Instead, Cherokee County will take over Blacksburg’s trash collection on July 1. More...

Sports

Indians look sharp in passing league debut

While they didn’t keep score during Thursday’s 7-on- 7 Passing League, Crest and Gaffney competed like they did.  In a spirited 100-minute passing league, Gaffney scored on eight of its nine possessions.  Quarterback Bryson Ward More...

Peak, USA off to strong start in win over Iran

Gaffney’s L.J. Peak and the USA Men’s U19 World Championship Team are off to a strong start at the FIBA U19 World Championship.  Peak had seven points to help the USA to an easy 83-53 win over Iran on Saturday in Heraklion, Greece. More...

Post 109 climbs into first place with Union win

Post 109 is the class of the league - for now.  Riding a hot streak, Post 109 took over the top spot on Saturday with a workmanlike 6-1 win over suddenly struggling Union.  More...

Columns

RASMUSSEN REPORT

States don’t have rights, people have rights

This week, we’ll be celebrating the 239th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence.  More...

DAVID LIMBAUGH

Marilyn Mosby guilty of what she seeks to condemn

I ask you quite sincerely, What is the moral difference between racially motivated abuses of power by rogue municipal police officers and those by prosecuting attorneys?  More...

THEIR VIEW

Praise budget deal, not the dysfunction

Attention was rightfully taken away from regular business in the General Assembly last week after a special legislative session was marred with a tragic note, but there still remains the need to have a state budget signed, sealed and delivered by law 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?