Museum launching virtual reality tour


The Cherokee History and Arts Museum, in conjunction with Limestone College’s Digital Communication students, will launch a Virtual Museum Tour on Tuesday, April 30 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the Museum at 301 College Drive, Gaffney. The public is invited to attend the launch party where virtual reality headset stations will be available. The museum will also provide tours and refreshments. […]





Former players and friends of famed Gaffney High football coach Bob Prevatte helped him celebrate his 94th birthday Saturday. Never at a loss for words, “Coach” told the crowd that “this is the finest town I’ve ever lived in. Some of them said when I took this job that ‘they’ll run you out of there in a year,’ but I’m […]


125th anniversary edition inside; you could win $500 by checking it out

After countless hours of research, The Gaffney Ledger is pleased to publish its 125th Anniversary Edition. The 66-page section is inside today’s Ledger and is unlike any ever printed before by this newspaper. Detailing the history of Cherokee County through the eyes of The Gaffney Ledger, readers will find interesting facts most have probably never heard before, as well as […]

Speakers share tragic stories, life advice at Blacksburg High School Prom Bash

While pursuing an acting career in Los Angeles, Kimberly Cockrell can still remember many instances when a loud ring from a telephone would wake her from a sound sleep at 5 a.m. Cockrell would hear the familiar soft musical laugh of her best friend Nancy Moore Thurmond in a good-morning phone call coming from the South Carolina resident, apologetic about […]

Seeking to recover $450,000

Insurance company sues former magistrate office employee

An Ohio insurance company has filed a suit against a former Cherokee County Magistrate Office employee seeking to recover $450,000 for an employee theft coverage claim it paid to the magistrate office. Angela Gregg Mabry is named the defendant in the suit filed April 19 in the Cherokee County Court of Common Pleas by the Wilkes Law Firm of Spartanburg […]

Gaffney BPW celebrates Arbor Day with first graders

First graders at Limestone Central Elementary School participated in a tree-planting ceremony Thursday with members of Gaffney Board of Public Works’ tree-trimming crew. Thursday’s ceremony marks the 20th year that the Board of Public Works has participated in the Arbor Day project, which was designed to teach children the value of planting and maintaining trees in their communities. Three pin […]

Color Out Cancer 5K run, walk

Cherokee Medical Center is hosting their 6th annual Color out Cancer 5k on Saturday, May 11 at 9 a.m. in downtown Gaffney. This event is held each year to raise money for the American Cancer Society. This race is untimed so participants can walk, jog or run. Participants will pass through four color stations along the route. Entry fee is […]