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September 3, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

IN TRAINING

If the City of Gaffney has any firefighter openings, they can call on Hervin Duran Huskey II, who wants to be a firefighter. More...

Local News

POLICE REPORT

Man reports stolen identity after $21,455 in medical bills charged to him

A Gaffney man reported a case of identity theft after he discovered that someone had used his name and Social Security number to rack up a $21,455 medical bill in Raleigh, N.C. More...

POLICE REPORTS

l Two bicycles were reported stolen Sept. 1 from a Bunche Street property. According to the Gaffney Police Department, someone entered a yard in the 100 block between 9 p.m. Aug. 31 and 8:30 a.m. Sept. More...

WHAT’S UP

Church celebrating 128th anniversary More...

Sports

Memories die hard

Tribe seeks to erase memory of loss to Dorman by avenging painful playoff setback against Boiling Springs

All losses hurt equally. But one would believe from the moment schedules for this season were issued that Gaffney players had Sept. 5 marked on their calendars. More...

Limestone soccer preps for challenging 2014 season

The nationally 21st ranked Limestone College men's soccer team opens a challenging 16- game slate on Thursday, September 4 with a Top- 25 matchup against No. 22 Queens University of Charlotte. More...

WEEK 1 WRAP-UP

LEDGER LIVE SPORTS PLAYER OF THE WEEK More...

Letters

A hugely successful program

Dear Editor: The Cherokee County Public Library would like to thank the community for helping us complete another hugely successful Summer Reading Program! More...

State News

Bar H Arena hosts annual International Demolition Derby Sept. 6, Sept. 13

BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. – The annual International Demolition Derby at Bar H Arena is set for Saturday, Sept. 6, and Saturday, Sept. 13. The show begins each night at 7:30. The Boiling Springs Fire and Rescue is the official sponsor. More...

Political campaigns gone to the dogs is SC

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — In some ways, political campaigning has gone to the dogs in South Carolina. Boots McMaster, a bulldog with no chance of being elected, is a well-known political face this campaign season. More...

National News

A look at dangers posed by the Islamic State group

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Islamic State militant group that has taken over large parts of Syria and Iraq and declared a self-styled caliphate poses one of the most significant threats to stability in the Middle East in years. More...

It’s no longer safe to recline your airplane seat

NEW YORK (AP) — Squeezed into tighter and tighter spaces, airline passengers appear to be rebelling, taking their frustrations out on other fliers. More...

Scott accepting internship applications

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) today announced he is accepting applications for congressional internships in his Washington, DC, North Charleston, Columbia and Greenville Offices for the fall of 2014. More...

Couple charged after 2-year-old with broken arm arrives at hospital

A 26-year-old Gaffney man was arrested on child abuse-related charges following a Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office investigation into injuries suffered by a 2- year-old child brought to Novant Health Gaffney Medical Center for treatment Sunday. More...

Fleeing shoplifter opens fire in mall parking lot

A shoplifting incident nearly turned deadly Aug. 28 when a fleeing shoplifter allegedly fired a gunshot in the direction of a clerk who was trying to record a vehicle license plate number. More...

LifeStyles

Helping out man’s best friend

These girls from East Gaffney Baptist Church show off their baking skills with a large pan of treats destined for the dogs at the Humane Society of Cherokee County. More...

Special sale at local consignment shop nets $190 for HSCC’s Trap-Neuter-Return program

Deja Vu Consignments held a special oneday bag sale in August to help support the Humane Society of Cherokee County’s TNR (Trap- Neuter-Return) program that neuters and vaccinates feral and community cats. More...

Labors, a special free program, offered at Rose Hill Plantation State Historic Site on Sept. 6

UNION – Rose Hill Plantation State Historic Site will present its second annual Labors program on Saturday, Sept. 6. More...

Obituaries

A.L. Curtis, former athletic director, head football coach at GHS

A.L. Curtis, 84, died on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, at his home. Born March 16, 1930, he was the son of the late A.L. Curtis and Bertie Phillips Curtis. More...

Marvin Denney Jr., construction worker

Marvin “Satch” Ray Denney, Jr., 49, of 686 Wilkinsville Hwy., passed away Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at his residence. More...

Pastor John Boyd Sr., pastor of Faith Temple Holiness Church of Jesus Christ

Pastor John Isaac Boyd Sr., 60, of 105 Coach Hill Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, at Novant Health Gaffney Medical Center. More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Learned knowledge put to good use

“The older I grow, the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.” — H.L. Mencken Wisdom is supposed to come with age, right? More...

GUEST COLUMNISTS

Gaffney and Cherokee County play a big role in ‘What’s Next Upstate?’

Through the county indicators project and dedicated efforts by many individuals and organizations within the City of Gaffney and across all of Cherokee County, we have identified and started making significant strides in ensuring that our communities More...

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