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School board elects officers - Free Access

By SCOTT POWELL Ledger Staff Writer spowell@gaffneyledger.com More...

VOICE OF THE INDIANS

FUENTES WILL DO PLAY-BY-PLAY ON LEDGER WEBCASTS

The more things change, the more they stay the same. A familiar voice will be adding spice to your Friday nights this fall, as the Voice of the Gaffney Indians, Fabian Fuentes, joins Ledger Live for the 2015 football season. More...

50 years a public servant

Ben Clary has spent more than 50 years expertly managing public services, helping extend water lines and expanding educational opportunities for residents who need it most. More...

LifeStyles

2 jumbo phones from Samsung ahead of expected new iPhone - Free Access

NEW YORK (AP) — Samsung has unveiled two new Android smartphones with jumbo screens as it seeks to recapture some of the sales lost to Apple after larger iPhones came out last year.  More...

WHAT’S UP

First Tee registration Online registration is now under way for fall classes offered by The First Tee at Cherokee National Golf Club. More...

Sports

Judge puts NFL on hot seat over 'Deflategate' - Free Access

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge put the NFL on the defensive Wednesday over its four-game suspension of Tom Brady, demanding to know what evidence directly links the New England quarterback to deflated footballs and belittling the   More...

DRAWING EVER CLOSER

With a new high school football season a little more than a week away from kicking off, local squads are getting their licks in — literally.  Both Blacksburg and Gaffney hosted scrimmages last Friday night, much to the delight of all invol More...

Sports briefs

Gaffney football season tickets on sale

Gaffney High School reserved season football tickets are on sale through Friday, Aug. 14 to the general public. Tickets may be purchased from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Breaking News - 8/12/2015 3:17 PM

Man sentenced for leaving the scene of fatal accident - Free Access

A North Carolina man accused of leaving the scene after he struck and killed a pedestrian on Hampshire Drive last year pleaded guilty Monday in Cherokee County Court. More...

2 Berkeley school officials on leave amid grade-tampering accusations - Free Access

GOOSE CREEK, S.C. (AP) — A Berkeley County high school principal and athletic director are on administrative leave after being accused of tampering with a student-athlete's grades. More...

School district, college agree on lease - Free Access

By SCOTT POWELL  Ledger Staff Writer  spowell@gaffneyledger.com     More...

A HUMMER BREAK

this hummingbird finds a shallow-top fountain and uses it to take a break from the scorching heat. More...

MAN FACES MULTIPLE CHARGES

Police make unusual find while executing search warrant

A North Green River Road man described by police as an alleged “middle man” is facing a number of drug charges in the wake of a July 31 search warrant execution at his home. More...

Local News

GHS grad completes residency requirements

Dr. Jeffrey M. Godfrey completed the four-year residency requirement for the practice of Anesthesiology at Largo Medical Center, Largo, FL on June 30.  More...

CONTRIBUTION

CONTRIBUTION — Joshua Self, CEO of Mary Black Health System Gaffney, right, presents Mike Goforth, CEO of the Cherokee County Family YMCA, with a $1,000 check in support of the YMCA Annual Supp More...

404 Cherokee County School District employees earn more than $50,000 - Free Access

More than 400 Cherokee County School District employees will earn at least $50,000 during the 2015-2016 school year. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Betty Harris

Betty Marie Harris, 92, formerly of 117 Isabelle Drive went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Aug. 9, 2015 at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.  More...

Sandy R.Terrill

Funeral services for Sandy Reginald Terrill, 59, of 102 Pryor St., will be held Wednesday, Aug. 12, at 1 p.m. at Youngs Grove Baptist Church with Dr. Larry J. Brooks officiating.  He will lie instate from noon until the hour of service. More...

Juanita Littlejohn

Mrs. Juanita Dukes Littlejohn, 80, of 1710 W. Buford St., wife of Mr. Douglas Littlejohn, Sr., answered the Master’s call on Sunday night, Aug. 9, 2015, at 8:38 p.m. at Mary Black Hospital, Gaffney.  More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Things will change, and death waits at the end

As the old saying goes, nothing is certain but death and taxes.  I’m not too sure about the accuracy of that statement anymore. More...

GUEST COLUMNIST

Why the Iran deal makes war more likely

Think opposition to the Obama administration’s deal with Iran is strictly a partisan issue? Hardly. Sen. More...

OUR VIEW

His life had a profound effect on Cherokee County

There are few men who have had a profound impact on a wide array of population, indeed generation after generation, than one Dr. Bobby G. Moss.  Or as we called him around the newsroom simply “Dr. Moss,” or “Dr. More...

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