PUBLIC NOTICES SUMMONS (Quiet Title Tax Action) Non Jury 2021-CP-11-00579 STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF CHEROKEE IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS Lime Street, LLC vs. Marie Madan, Francisco Madan, deceased, John Doe and Richard Roe, Defendants TO THE DEFENDANT ABOVE-NAMED: YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED and required to answer the Complaint in this action, a copy of which […]

2021 Gaffney Indians State Champs E-Edition


2021-12-10 E-Edition

Broadband expansion announced

Cherokee County Administrator Steve Bratton described Thursday’s public announcement of the expansion of broadband to the rural parts of the county as a step into the future. The future, then, is now for approximately 4,500 residences and small businesses that presently lack internet access. The press conference came with all the pomp and circumstance surrounding what county leaders have hailed […]

Former city police officer receives probation after guilty plea

A former City of Gaffney police officer received a probationary sentence after he pleaded guilty to misconduct in office Tuesday. Theodore Robert Martin, 34, was arrested in May after the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) investigated accusations that Martin stole ammunition from the police department and sold it for personal gain. Around Feb. 28, 2021, a call was made […]

Christmas is for Kids

“Christmas is for Kids” sponsored by The Gaffney Ledger since 1989, raises money to take children on $100 shopping sprees at Walmart where they can buy toys and clothes. If you would like to donate, send a check to “Christmas is for Kids,” P.O. Box 670, Gaffney, SC 29342, or you can drop off your contribution at our office at […]

Christmas luminaries will be lit December 11

A holiday tradition that goes back over three decades, the Limestone Luminaries event is set to return to the university on Saturday, Dec. 11. In what would have been the 36th annual Limestone Luminaries, the event was cancelled in 2020 because of changes to last fall’s academic calendar that resulted in students not being on campus to make it possible. […]

Man gets six years

A 6-year prison sentence was imposed on a Gaffney man who pleaded guilty to 2nd-degree burglary (violent) Monday. Gevin Shante Phillips, 48, was accused of breaking into a Floyd Baker Boulevard apartment March 9 and stealing a television. The victim was working third shift when the burglary occurred. Assistant solicitor Evan Haney stated Phillips knew the apartment would be empty […]


Twelve artists spent five days making downtown merrier in preparation for the City of Gaffney’s Christmas events Friday and Saturday. Noah Lindemann, President of the Cherokee Alliance of Visual Artists (CAVA), painted the final window, left, to honor the 18-time state championship football team, the Gaffney Indians. Lindemann wanted to show how much art and artists contribute to the city […]

Former firefighter new transportation director

After a long career fighting fires, retired Gaffney firefighter Jody Brasington steps into a different role Monday with the Cherokee County School District. Brasington starts his new job Dec. 13 as district transportation director. He will oversee a school bus system where drivers transport more than 4,000 students to and from school every day. Brasington, a 1989 Gaffney High graduate, […]