Indians cap perfect regular season

By LARRY HILLIARDLedger Staff [email protected] The Gaffney Indians finished off a perfect regular season with a 24-18 win over Blythewood at The Reservation on Friday.The Indians play, though, was anything but perfect.Gaffney was dominated in time of possession, turnover the ball over twice and committed nine penalties.The mistakes were the result of a 3-week layoff caused by COVID-19.“We got some […]

Michigan couple with 14 sons welcome their first daughter


LAKEVIEW, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan couple whose large family attracted attention by growing to include 14 sons has welcomed their first daughter nearly three decades after the birth of their first child. Kateri Schwandt gave birth Thursday to Maggie Jayne, who weighed in at 7 pounds, 8 ounces (3.4 kilograms) and entered a world filled with 14 older brothers. Jay […]

‘Natural born leader’: Clemson calls on Uiagalelei vs Irish


By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer The gold chains DJ Uiagalelei wears around his neck and rubber bands around his wrist tell a lot about Clemson’s freshman quarterback. The No. 5 pendant hanging down to his chest refers to his nickname, Big Cinco, which goes back to the jersey number he wears in honor of his favorite player […]

Fisher working to keep surging No. 7 Texas A&M grounded


By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher is working hard to keep his seventh-ranked Aggies grounded as he is preparing them for their matchup against South Carolina this week. Texas A&M (4-1 all Southeastern Conference) will look to go 7-0 all-time against the Gamecocks (2-3) and remain near the top of the […]

Cherokee County Veterans Day program this Saturday


Cherokee County will have a Veterans Day program Saturday at 11 a.m. in the county veterans appreciation park.  Gaffney High Air Force JROTC will present a Salute to the Armed Forces while the Gaffney Girls will perform the Armed Forces Medley and God Bless the USA. South Carolina Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary William F. Grimsley will be the guest […]

2020-11-06 E-Edition

Goucher community unhappy with consolidation plans

A parade of Goucher area residents marched to the microphone Wednesday evening to express their displeasure about the possibility Goucher Elementary could be closed. Goucher and Limestone-Central Elementary could merge under a district plan to consolidate six elementary schools in a cost-savings measure school trustees requested in June. This is the fourth time school trustees have discussed the potential closure […]

Company plans major expansion

Little more than a year after opening a new warehouse and distribution center here, Hong Kong tool manufacturer Techtronic Industries Co. (TTI) is already planning a major expansion, according to sources with knowledge of the project. The project is known by the codename of Blue Cell, the sources said. Cherokee County Council passed first reading Monday of a tax break […]

And the winner is…

Kate and Rebecca Crotzer were the winners of last week’s Ledger football contest. The daughters of Josh and Amy, the girls have been entering the contest for years and discuss their picks each week with their grandfather Billy Osborne, who said, “They really get into it and make their own decisions on which teams to pick!” Due to cancellations, only […]


Grassy Pond Elementary students hold up cards with the message “You’re an Everyday Hero.” Students presented handwritten notes Thursday to thank school resource officer Jack Key and Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. David Parker for their service to the school and community. The letters were done by students in a Red Ribbon Week activity to celebrate the importance of living […]