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July 25, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

T-bridge to get $500K facelift

New life is stirring in the historic T-bridge that’s nearing its 100th birthday. The city will receive a $500,000 federal grant to restore the aging structure. More...

Fallen tree plunges neighborhoods into darkness

A fallen tree caused a power outage that affected residents in an estimated 10-block area of Gaffney on Tuesday evening. More...

Local News

Just because there is smoke, doesn’t mean there’s fire

City of Gaffney firefighters responded in full force to a West Floyd Baker Boulevard store Wednesday evening after smoke began filling the structure. Luckily there was no structure fire but they ended up having to hunt for the cause. More...

You want a wreck with that burger?

Diners at a West Floyd Baker Boulevard restaurant got a front row seat to a 2-car collision Tuesday evening while Gaffney police ended up having to deal with two animals, among them a baby goat, that were involved in the mishap. More...

CAB VS. TREE

CAB VS. TREE — City of Gaffney police reported no injuries following a Wednesday morning accident involving a taxi. More...

Obituaries

Mandy Parker, retired spinner

Mandy Parker, 89, formerly of Hill Street in Blacksburg, passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. More...

Christopher Parker, employed by Seminole

Christopher Maurice Parker, 53, of 624 Broad St., answered the Master’s call on Thursday, July 24, 2014, at his residence. Son of Betty Jo Dukes Parker and the late William Parker, he was born on Aug. 7, 1960, in Cherokee County. More...

Nettie W. Boyd, 77, Union County native

Nettie Wilma Boyd, known as “Cat,” 77, of 127 Connecticut Ave., answered the Master’s call on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at 9:02 p.m. at Novant Health Gaffney Medical Center. More...

Letters

A multitude of ill effects can be traced directly to father absence

Dear Editor: Tim Gulla, Ledger Staff Writer, wrote an article about the anti-violence conference held this past Saturday at Ebenezer Baptist Church. I was there. Like the sheriff, More...

Breaking News - 5:15 PM

Fourth suspect wanted in murder case

Police seek public's help in locating Terence Dion Studyvance

The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office has announced it is seeking the public's help in locating a fourth suspect wanted in connection with a June 22 murder at Connecticut Village Apartments. More...

Festival will end in spray of mud

Opening to torrential downpours that left attendees drenched, this year’s edition of the S.C. Peach Festival will close in a hail of mud. More...

National parks mean big bucks for county

Cowpens National Battlefield and Kings Mountain National Military Park had a nearly $23.5 million impact on Cherokee County last year, according to a recently released National Park Service (NPS) study. More...

LifeStyles

Bethel Senior Day Care clients enjoy fun events

In a series of fun spring activities, clients and staff at Bethel Senior Day Care Center enjoyed several special events. In April, the Easter season was celebrated with a visit from the Easter Bunny. More...

Library plans variety of August programs for children and teens

After a great summer, the Cherokee County Public Library is taking a short break to prepare for the fun stuff planned for the coming school year. More...

USC School of Medicine, Palmetto Health Stroke Center join stroke trial network

COLUMBIA – The University of South Carolina School of Medicine and Palmetto Health have joined the National Institutes of Health Stroke Trials Network (NIH Stroke Net), a network of 25 nationally recognized stroke centers addressing prevention, More...

Sports

Bye, bye summer

Indians wrap up summer workouts, look forward to preseason practice

The regular season opener for the Gaffney High football team is four weeks away. With time ticking down to the Aug. More...

Gaffney’s Rice retires from NFL

Life after football has begun for Gaffney’s Sidney Rice. The former Gaffney High and South Carolina standout and current Seattle Seahawk announced Wednesday that he’s retiring on the eve of the NFL team’s training camp. More...

HAND TO HAND COMBAT

HAND TO HAND COMBAT- Two Blacksburg linemen participate in a blocking drill during a camp for linemen this summer. The Blacksburg Wildcats will begin preseason practice on Friday, Aug. 1. More...

Columns

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Unions putting the squeeze on home health care workers

The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) likes to present itself as the champion of the little guy. More...

Political Cartoon

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