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GAFFNEY PROUD —

GAFFNEY PROUD — Local artist Pat Page painted the Gaffney Indians logo and a map showing the city's location on this Gaffney Ledger paper box at Ingles on 3rd Street. More...

Labor Day... by the numbers

The first observance of Labor Day is believed to have been a parade of 10,000 workers on Sept. 5, 1882, in New York City, organized by Peter J. McGuire, a Carpenters and Joiners Union secretary. More...

Readers hit the ROAD!

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Obituaries - Free Access

Jeremy Trey “Bubba” Kirby

PEACHLAND, N.C. - Jeremy Trey “Bubba” Kirby, 17, died Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2010.   Jeremy was born May 2, 1993, in Spartanburg, S.C., and was the son of James and Tonie Courtney of Peachland. He was a student at Anson High School. More...

Maria Moss

Maria Bellis Moss, 94, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Sept. 4, 2010, at Brookview Healthcare.   Arrangements will be announced by Blakely Funeral Home.   More...

Frances La Rue

Frances Ida Coyle Bramlett La Rue, 92, formerly of 408 Forest Lane, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Sept. 4, 2010, at White Oak Manor.   More...

School district personnel changes

Bagwell, McCraw reassigned

Interim superintendent Dr. Ed Taylor announced a reassignment Friday for directors Kim Bagwell and Page McCraw in the district office.   Bagwell has been named director of curriculum and instruction. McCraw was named personnel director. More...

Hey buddy, wanna buy a fire truck?

While the Gaffney Fire Department receives phone calls and inquiries almost “every day,“ it still hasn’t found a new home for two of its fire trucks.   More...

Sept. 12 designated as ‘Back To Church Sunday’

Tickets have been purchased and plans made by pigskincrazed football fans across America in anticipation of the 2010 NFL season, which kicks off Thursday night. More...

Local News

City council meets Tuesday

Gaffney City Council will meet on Tuesday, Sept. 7, at 6 p.m. in the City Hall council chambers.   More...

School board chairman issues warning about outbursts at meetings

The Cherokee County School Board has a policy in place that allows residents to make public comments on education issues at board meetings.   More...

Trustees assigned

School board committee assignments have been made by board chairman Donnie Lee Smith.   Smith will chair the personnel committee which traditionally consists of school board officers. More...

Sports

‘Players must understand what football means to this community’

Any remaining doubt on the cause of the Indians’ offensive woes was extinquished Friday. It’s turnovers, dummy. Gaffney committed three more turnovers, giving them eight for the stillyoung season. More...

Defense struggles against dive

It’s hard to find fault with a defense that gave up just 10 points and is shorthanded because of injuries, but Gaffney co-defensive coordinators Kevin Phillips and Ben Fuller will be the first to admit that their unit could have been more effec More...

A too familiar story

On a balmy evening in Greenwood, Gaffney’s comeback was more of a throwback - to last week.   More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

It’s football so we HAVE to watch it

So I’m sitting here in front of my big-screen high-definition television watching a couple of professional football teams play in a completely boring and pointless pre-season football game. More...

HAVE YOU CONSIDERED...

The anxieties of senior seniors

An elderly lady stood alone in an aisle of a busy Walmart.   It was evident she was discouraged and very burdened. My Christian friend felt led by God’s Holy Spirit to offer the stranger a listening ear and a caring heart.   More...

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