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‘Grinch Patrols’ start rounds Monday

Grinches are being put on notice that Grinch Patrols go into effect next week at the Cherokee County Sheriff ’s Office.  More...

LifeStyles

CHRISTMAS TOUR OF HOMES

Hamrick home filled with family memories

The ornaments on Gigi Hamrick’s Christmas tree all have a story to tell. More...

Sports

Dorman holds off Indians - Free Access

Gaffney’s Upper State final matchup at Dorman was a game for the ages.  OK, maybe that’s extreme hyperbole, but the stadium’s P.A. More...

Collision Course

Dorman on 11-game win streak, while Indians have won six games in a row

Two hot teams collide tonight when Gaffney, winners of six straight games, visits Dorman, which is riding an 11- game win streak.  One of them will take a final step to Columbia and a matchup with either Fort Dorchester or Dutch Fork for the sta More...

Rodgers hopes Lady Wildcats build on successful first season

After a successful first season, Blacksburg High girls basketball coach Bobby Rodgers looks forward to seeing the fruits from this summer’s hard work.  Point guard Mikala Logan and Sam Toney were named to the all-region team as eighth grad More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Memories of taking over the turkey cooking duties

When I think about Thanksgiving, I picture Pilgrims and Native Americans gathered around a large table on a cool crisp winter day in late November without any snow on the ground.  More...

STAR PARKER

Conservatives sound ‘wake-up’ call in Washington

A group of 44 conservative leaders have sent a letter to all members of Congress that might be called a conservative wake-up call.  The group represents, through their various organizations, a broad array of conservative concerns. More...

LIBERTY BELLE

Don’t make taxpayers subsidize sex bullies

Republicans and Democrats in Washington are vying to appear the more outraged by sexual harassment on Capitol Hill. Don’t be fooled. More...

Sheriff warns ...

... Drunk drivers have a choice to make

A Cherokee County Sheriff ’s Office police cruiser that was going to be pulled from service due to age and high mileage is instead being put to new use as rolling message board amid a crackdown by area police agencies on the most preventable ca More...

Ledger kicks off Christmas Is For Kids fundraiser

Christmas isn’t always a happy time for children, even in good economic times.  More...

GRINCHES BEWARE

The Sheriff’s Office adds at least six additional deputies to the road each day to make up the Grinch Patrols. n The patrols will start Monday and run throughout December. More...

Local News

School district staff members are “Fit2serve”

Five Cherokee County School District staff members received an early Thanksgiving present after each logged more than 200 miles in a “Walktober Challenge.”  More...

Boys and Girls club celebrates Thanksgiving

Congressman Ralph Norman joined local Boys and Girls Club children and their families Tuesday for Thanksgiving dinner.  More...

POLICE REPORTS

l A South Logan Street resident filed a theft complaint after someone stole her son’s iPhone.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Wayne Vinesett

Spartanburg, S.C. — Joseph Wayne Vinesett, 52, of 472 Ransdell Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, November 20, 2017.  More...

Terrell McSwain

Spartanburg, S.C. - - Terrell Lynn McSwain, 59, of 690 Jackson Street, passed away on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.  More...

Mary Sanders

Gaffney, S.C. — Mary Lois Sanders, 80, formerly of Fortanberry Road, passed away on Monday, November 20, 2017 at Peachtree Centre.  Born in Gaffney, she was the daughter of the late Jimmy Taylor Sanders and Mary Louise Helton Sanders. More...

National News

Cassidy’s fans were ‘sure’ they loved him

NEW YORK (AP) — David Cassidy could sell the heck out of uncertainty.  More...

In-store shopping still matters this holiday season

(THE CONVERSATION) It surprises most millennials to learn that only about 10 percent of all retail purchases are actually made online. More...

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