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Judge: Police had probable cause to issue arrest warrant

A lawyer for a 48-year-old Gaffney man contended Wednesday in Gaffney Municipal Court that police did not have enough evidence to arrest his client for a Feb. 8 incident during which a woman's vehicle was struck several times by shotgun blasts. More...

LifeStyles

EASTER SERVICES

Easter services Limestone Presbyterian Church invites you to its Holy Week services. On Maundy Thursday, Communion and Service of Tenebrae will begin at 7 p.m. in the chapel. More...

ENGAGEMENT

McNeely - Moss

YORK - Mr. and Mrs. John H. McNeely announce the engagement of their daughter, Kimberly Devin, to Michael Nathaniel Moss, son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis M. Moss of Blacksburg. Miss McNeely will graduate from Winthrop University in May. More...

BIRTHS

Zoe Lee Gardner Adam and Jaime Gardner announce the birth of their daughter, Zoe Lee, on March 16, 2008, in Mary Black Memorial Hospital weighing 6 lbs. 2 ozs. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Howard Dean Harrison

Employed by Reddy Ice

BLACKSBURG - Howard Dean Harrison, 52, of 127 Harrison Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 2, 2009, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. More...

Elizabeth Williams

Worked in taxi business for more than 15 years

Elizabeth Ann Coyle Williams, 53, of 1061 Hamrick St., Lot 23, passed away Friday, April 3, 2009, at home after a valiant battle with cancer. Mrs. Williams was a loving mother, daughter and wife. More...

Thelma Taber

Retired from Alcoa

Thelma Louise Blanchard Taber, 76, of 243 Lake Tree Road, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, April 3, 2009, at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home. Born in Newberry, she was the widow of Herbert W. Taber and daughter of the late Major B. More...

Rising cost of cigarettes big incentive to kick habit

A little voice in the mind of local resident James Littleton for the past year has fervently urged him to kick his smoking habit. Yet with every trip to area convenience stores it seems he cannot resist the urge to satisfy his daily addiction. More...

Bands get 'bailout' lesson at Hames Music

Professional musicians struggling to find paying gigs in today's tight economy found a potential lifeline March 31 during an event at Hames Music. More...

Local News

BALLOTS READY

Absentee ballots for the April 28 South Carolina House of Representatives Seat 30 special election may be cast beginning Monday, April 6, in the Voter Registration Office (Room 1008) at the Peachtree Centre, 1434 N. Limestone St., Gaffney. More...

Moss finding former rivals to be biggest supporters

The line directly above the former candidates' signatures on the press release distributed prior to the political rally said it all, "Sincerely United. More...

Photo

TEE IT UP - Former Clemson football players David Joye, Vance Hammond and Stacy Long are shown Friday before a Boys and Girls Club tournament at Cherokee National Golf & Recreation Club. More...

Sports

Lady Indians drub York, 10-0

Sarratt tosses 1-hitter for region leaders

The Gaffney Lady Indians stretched their region winning streak to six games with a convincing 10-0 victory over visiting York on Friday. More...

Mata powers Indians past Cougars, 14-2

Josh Mata isn't playing like a freshman. Mata, who started on the varsity a year ago as an eighth-grader, blasted two home runs to help the Indians rebound from their first region loss with a 14-2 victory over York on Friday. More...

Seniors lead the way for Lady Saints

The No. 4 Lady Saints lacrosse team picked up a 19-14 victory against Conference Carolinas-rival Pfeiffer University on Saturday afternoon at Saints Field. Limestone improves to 11-1 overall and 9-1 conference play. More...

Letters

Please support students efforts to assist disaster victims

Dear Editor: In today's world, the image of a college student is not necessarily a positive one. More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

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I have a cell phone. But I don't really care whether it makes and/or receives telephone calls or not. You know, sometimes you buy a gadget just because of all its gadgety goodness above and beyond its original intent. My cell phone is an iPhone. More...

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PAT BUCHANAN

Should we kill the Fed?

For the financial crisis that has wiped out trillions in wealth, many have felt the lash of public outrage. Fannie and Freddie. The idiotbankers. The AIG bonus babies. More...

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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?