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Shriners bring convention to Gaffney

More than 800 Hejaz Shriners from throughout the Upstate converged on Gaffney over the weekend for a fall convention that included the initiation of 72 candidates. More...

LifeStyles

Disney's Beauty and the Beast is set for 9 shows at Limestone

Limestone College, in association with the Cherokee County Arts Council and the Gaffney Little Theatre, will present nine performances of Disney's Beauty and the Beast. The musical will begin its two weekend run on Thursday, Nov. More...

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

'Other woman' is tired of being other woman

Dear Annie: "Daniel," the guy I've been seeing for two years, is a married man. I didn't know it until we'd been seeing each other for eight months. We've been living together ever since. More...

Director of Pure 'n Heart Ministry will lead workshop concert at Shady Grove Church

Alphaeus Anderson of Spartanburg, director of the Pure 'n Heart Ministry, will lead a workshop and concert at Shady Grove Baptist Church in Gaffney for youths ages five to 13. The workshop will be Saturday, Nov. 8, from 10:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Jared Ashley Harris

Teacher at BHS

SPARTANBURG - Jared Ashley Harris, 36, died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2008, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. Born Jan. More...

Frank (Eddie) Wilson Sr.

Self-employed contractor

Frank Edward (Eddie) Wilson Sr., of 105 Filbert St., passed away Saturday, Oct. 25, 2008, at Spartanburg Regional Hospital Systems. A native of Gaffney, he was the husband of Melanie D. Wilson and son of Frank Wilson Jr. More...

Paula Phillips

AIKEN - Paula Potter Phillips, 42, of 229 East Pine Log Road, went home to be with her Lord Jesus Christ on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2008. Born in Gaffney, she was the wife of Scott Phillips and daughter of Edward Potter and Brenda Mabry Potter. More...

Suspect in bank robbery arrested

A 51-year-old Gaffney man was jailed at the Spartanburg County Detention Center on Friday after he was arrested for the alleged robbery of a Spartanburg bank. More...

Droves of voters have voted, will vote

The 2008 presidential election, with Sen. Barack Obama bidding to become the first African-American president, will be historic here for another reason, too — voter turnout. More...

Local News

Tractor-trailer collision creates environmental mess at Hyatt Street truck stop

Heavy rains on Friday morning combined with a runaway tractor-trailer to create a small environmental mess behind a Hyatt Street truck stop. More...

Kiwanians gearing up for pancake supper at new location

Pancakes anyone? Local Kiwanis Club members hope the answer is 'yes' on Friday as the group hosts its annual pancake supper. More...

City proceeding with shelter upgrade

The City of Gaffney is wasting no time in honoring its pledge to upgrade the animal shelter. More...

Sports

Landrum trips up Wildcats

Two costly special teams errors and a season long inability to score points came back to haunt Blacksburg in a 22-7 loss Saturday against Landrum. More...

A lot at stake for Indians

GHS defense to be challenged in next 2 games

Despite posting a shutout and limiting Fort Mill to a meager 108 total yards, Gaffney defensive coordinator Dan Jones was hestitant to praise his unit too much. That's because the unit's toughest tests are yet to come. More...

BRIEFS

Rocky has 4 tackles in Redskins' win Former Gaffney star linebacker Rocky McIntosh had two tackles and assisted on two other tackles in Washington's 25-17 victory over Detroit Sunday. Washington improves to 6- 2 this season. More...

Columns

The McRib is back, for a limited time only

I ain't never been much for hunting. More...

LEDGER READERS ON THE ROAD

Bruce Price, Rusty Price and Junior Giles from Buffalo Baptist Church in Blacksburg took The Ledger with them to Galveston, Texas, where they went to help clean up following the devastating hurricane. More...

Voting for your president from a Biblical perspective

HAVE YOU CONSIDERED ...

Deciding who to vote for in the presidential election on Nov. 4 is your privilege and responsibility. It is not my intent to tell you who to vote for, but to suggest some Biblical truths to consider in making your decision. More...

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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?