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ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Life has a way of evening things out Dear Annie: More...

Soup lunch, quilt show set Nov. 16

The Cherokee Historical and Preservation Society and the Cherokee Soil and Water Conservation District are again sponsoring the "Bowl-ing for History" soup luncheon and "The Story in the Quilt" quilt show on Thursday, Nov. 16. More...

SOUTHSIDE HOLDS GROUND BREAKING

- Southside Baptist Church held a ground breaking ceremony for its new family life center on Sunday, Sept. 24, using an old-fashioned plow with the church members pulling it together in a symbolic gesture. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Ernest (Bud) Greene

Retired from J. Frank Blakely and Ivey Electric

COWPENS - Ernest (Bud) Marvin Greene, 78, of 6349 Cannons Campground Road, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Oct. 16, 2006, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center. More...

James W. Lambert III

Employed by Timken Co.

BLACKSBURG - James William Lambert III, 27, of 878 Holly Grove Road, died unexpectedly Sunday, Oct. 15, 2006, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center. More...

Jathan B. Ford

Jathan B. Ford, 2-1/2 months old, of 409 Corinth Road, died Monday, Oct. 16, 2006, in Upstate Carolina Medical Center. More...

Columns

OUR VIEW

Show class in this classic

So the big game is tomorrow. And both teams, of course, want to win. More...

LEDGER COLUMNIST

This is a BIG game

"This is a BIG game." How many times have you heard or said that? More...

Local News

James named 'Boss of the Year'by school district office personnel

Superintendent Dr. Bill James was named Boss of the Year Monday by the Cherokee County Association of Education Office Personnel (CCAEOP). More...

Free movie and music

The Pickett Strait Band and The Shaggy Dog starring Tim Allen will bring Downtown Gaffney alive on Friday evening, October 20, beginning at 5:30 pm when the City of Gaffney, Capri Theater, and Dee Tee's Downtown will sponsor a free live country music More...

Company announces layoffs

A local fabric maker plans to reduce its workforce by 35 employees because of sagging sales of poly/cotton apparel fabrics. More...

Sports

'Cats, Chesnee always produce classic battles

The Chesnee Eagles surprising 5-3 start is not a source of overconfidence. Not with the big games remaining with playoff implications. More...

Byrnes, Gaffney set to clash before TV cameras

By LARRY HILLIARD Ledger Sports Editor larry@gaffneyledger.com

The Gaffney Indians and Byrnes Rebels have been putting up some eye-popping scores. Now they will have a chance to shine on Thursday night before a television audience on FoxSports. More...

Petty is Indians version of 'The Flash'

I f you really wanted to irk Gaffney wide receiver Tyson Petty during preseason practice, there was a question sure to do the trick. More...

Letters

Not a good fit

Dear Editor, We have elected a bunch of candidates over the years that have gone over the edge. Our politicians have completely turned their back on our living God. The God this country was based on. More...

We'll see in November

Dear Editor, I read with interest your editorial of October 11, 2006. More...

Special Sections

Poll

Should Gaffney City Council overrule the Accommodations Tax Advisory committee and grant the S.C. Peach Festival’s request for $15,000 to promote the event?