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LifeStyles

Miss Sergeant, Mr. Moore wed May 19

Courtney Allison Sergeant of Seneca and Christopher Charles Moore of Clemson exchanged marriage vows on Saturday, May 19, 2007, at Saint Mark United Methodist Church in Seneca. The Rev. Charles Weigel Jr. officiated the 6 p.m. double ring ceremony. More...

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Heartbreak is price she paid for love

Dear Annie: I'm 53 years old and married, but the person with whom I have a loving and close relationship is 78 years old and also married - to someone else. We love each other and have a unique bond despite our age difference. More...

Steve Holt will work his magic at local libraries on June 26

Audience will participate in colorful performances

Steve Holt will present a "Get a Clue at Your Library" magic show Tuesday, June 26, at 10:30 a.m. at the Blacksburg library and at 2:30 p.m. at the Gaffney library. Holt presents a performance full of color, music and audience participation. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Geneva J. Polhemus

Geneva Jefferies Polhemus, 93, of 71 Teaneck Road, Teaneck, N.J., died Tuesday, June 19, 2007, at her home. Widow of Joseph Polhemus, she was born in Gaffney, a daughter of the late Walter and Nora Talley Jefferies. More...

Travis D. Davis

Avid photographer

Travis Dale Davis, 28, of 107 Trenton Road, died Tuesday, June 19, 2007, at his residence. Born in Spartanburg, he was the son of Anna Marie Davis of Spartanburg and his hobby was photography. More...

C. Gene Medley

Retired school teacher

Cliff Gene Medley, 80, of 1006 Clary St., went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, June 19, 2007, at his home. Born in Gaffney, he was the husband of Evelyn Nance Medley and son of the late Cliff Wyatt Medley and Emma Watkins Medley. Mr. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

Bush and Cardinal Zen

WASHINGTON - On May 31, President Bush met for 35 minutes in the private living quarters of the White House with Cardinal Joseph Zen, the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Hong Kong, in an event that was not announced and did not appear on his official More...

Funeral today for 3-year-old drowning victim

A funeral will be held today in Taylors for 3-year-old Joshua Dorchak, who drowned when the family sailboat overturned June 8 on Lake Jocassee. A Mass of the Angels funeral will be held at 7 p.m. at the Prince of Peace Catholic Church. More...

Piece of local history comes tumbling down

'This is a tremendous loss for the county. I am very disappointed to see it go.'

History has often been known to repeat itself, with at least one scholar proclaiming that "those who do not know their past, will not know their future." One of the pieces of Gaffney and Cherokee County's distant past fell victim to progress this More...

Local News

GHS cadets attend leadership camp

Gaffney High JROTC cadets got a close look at the military college lifestyle while spending a week at The Citadel. After early morning calisthenics, students had a few minutes to wash and get their rooms ready for daily inspections. More...

Naked couple found dead

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A naked couple found in the road died from multiple trauma as a result of falling about 50 feet from the roof of a downtown office building, the coroner's office said Thursday night. More...

Five teens arrested for vandalism unrelated to downtown incidents

Police said the arrest of five juveniles for vandalism Monday is not related to similar incidents that occurred in downtown Gaffney over the weekend. Officer John Fuller was on routine patrol at 8:45 p.m. More...

Sports

SARRATT SHINES IN HiTOMS DEBUT

Local hurler continuing stellar play with Clemson, HiToms

Justin Sarratt won his first start Wednesday in the HiToms 5-4 victory over the Gastonia Grizzlies. Sarratt allowed only one run and struck out six batters in five innings. More...

Post 109 thumps Greer, 13-3

By JOE L. HUGHES II Ledger Sports Writer joe@gaffneyledger.com

Post 109 got back on the winning side of the ledger in a big way Thursday at Commisioners Field, using 16 hits en route to a 13-3 victory over Greer. More...

BRIEFS

Warriors capture team camp championship The Granard Warriors' rising 7th & 8th grade team captured the Gardner-Webb University middle school team camp basketball championship on Sunday. More...

Letters

LETTER

Thanks for your donations; more are desperately needed

First of all, I would like to say thank you so very much to those who sent donations to Saving Gaffney Pets Animal Rescue. We received a total of $435 and for that I am very thankful. More...

Columns

Best friends

Molly Estrich turns 2 today. We rescued her from a pet store. I know: Pet stores are the enemies of dog lovers. They buy dogs from puppy mills. They treat them badly. More...

Political Cartoon

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Poll

Sen. Harvey Peeler (R-Gaffney) sponsored a resolution Dec. 7 for the Senate Committee on Interstate Cooperation to study the potential impact of not recognizing Daylight Savings Time. Do you think DST should be abolished?