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Police cruiser damaged in chase

A City of Gaffney police cruiser was damaged during an early Tuesday car chase that led to the arrest of a 42-year-old man.  According to an incident report, a city officer was on routine patrol in the area of Robinson Street and Limestone Stree More...

Sports

Wildcats open region with blowout win over Woodruff

The Blacksburg boys basketball team was back in its comfort zone on Monday. More...

Indians cruise past York to even mark

It was a foul fest for the Gaffney Indians during the first two minutes of their game at York on Tuesday. After that, however, there was nothing foul about the Indians’ play. More...

Bradley stays unbeaten as Indians go 3-2 at Berea Duals

Gaffney wrestler Mason Bradley continued his unbeaten streak to start the season with a 5-0 mark at the Berea Duals this past weekend.   Bradley, who is wrestling at 145 pounds, posted four pins and a decision victory.  More...

Letters

In regard to the spec building

Dear Editor:  I am sending this letter to make sure the public knows the actual status of the speculative building as I think some things are misunderstood outside of the project team related to our actual progress on the project.  More...

Offers sincere thanks

Dear Editor:  On behalf of the board of directors of the Cherokee County DSN Board and Habilitation Services, Inc., the staff and consumers we serve, I would like to extend our sincere thanks to the local Marine Corp League Detachment 1194 and i More...

N.W.A. joins quartet of 1970s hit-makers in rock hall - Free Access

DAVID BAUDER, AP Entertainment Writer     More...

Armed robber hits mall store

City of Gaffney police are investigating the reported armed robbery of a store at the Gaffney Premium Outlets late Monday.  According to an incident report, a subject with dreadlocks, a scar on the left side of his face, and wearing a blue-color More...

Grant writers have applied for $1 million for school district

A grant-writing company has applied for $1 million in grants for the Cherokee County School District and hopes to receive word on the funding requests by Christmas. More...

CHRISTMAS IS FOR KIDS

Here is the list of donors to Christmas Is For Kids, sponsored by this newspaper. Bring contributions to The Gaffney Ledger at 1604 W. Floyd Baker Blvd., Gaffney, or mail them to: Christmas Is For Kids c/o The Gaffney Ledger, P.O. More...

Local News

WINTER WONDERLAND

WINTER WONDERLAND — Brookview Healthcare strives to provide our residents with the best experience possible. More...

Holiday trash collection in city still being discussed by county

Cherokee County Council is expected to take another look at the city’s request that the county provide residential garbage collection inside the city limits over the Christmas holiday.  More...

Hackers redirect visitors to sheriff’s office website to images of adult content

Apparent hacking forced the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office to take down its website Sunday as efforts remain ongoing to find out what happened.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

JOHNNY RANDOLPH MACE, SR.

Johnny Randolph Mace, Sr. More...

Dot Hyatt

Dorothy Daniel Hyatt, 94, formerly of 306 Lipscomb Street, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at Mary Black Health System-Gaffney. More...

Margaret Guyton

Margaret Gregg Guyton,  81, of 415 Pacolet Highway, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, December 13, 2015 at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home.   More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

There’s more good happening than bad

Do you ever wish you could just move to a deserted island somewhere near the equator (with, food shelter and modern conveniences, of course) and forget about all of the turmoil in the world?  I know I do.  More...

OUR VIEW

The Peachtree Centre begins a new chapter

So what is to become of The Peachtree Centre?  The elderly care facility has, over the years, seemed to find its way into the news for one reason or another.  For much of the past year, the topic of discussion regarding the facility has bee More...

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