April 10, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Rev. Harris' portrayal might scare the devil out of you

"My Lord, who let the devil take his place behind the pulpit?" Told of the realities of hell, most churchgoers believe they will avoid having a face-to-face encounter with the 'evil one. More...

LifeStyles

Blacksburg High students journey to the 'Big Apple'

A group of Blacksburg High School seniors and juniors, along with teacher chaperones, journeyed last month to New York City for a whirlwind tour of sightseeing and cultural education. More...

National Library Week April 12-18

National Library Week - April 12-18 - is a time to celebrate the contributions of libraries, librarians and library workers in schools, campuses and communities nationwide. More...

EASTER SERVICES

Easter services at Ebenezer Baptist Church will begin Sunday at 10 a.m. The pastor, Freddy Davidson, will deliver the message. Macedonia Baptist Church, 216 Macedonia Road, will have a sunrise service Sunday at 7:30 a.m. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Melvin Correll

Owner/operator of Correll Catering

Melvin William Correll, 90, of 132 Thompson Lane, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 8, 2009, at Mary Black Memorial Hospital. More...

Maudie H. Stoots

Formerly employed by Carolina Mills

Maudie Elizabeth Huskins Stoots, 64, of 4050 Cherokee Ave., passed away Tuesday, April 7, 2009, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. Mrs. More...

Daisy Faucett

Fairfield County native

Daisy Faucett, 102, of Brookview Healthcare Center, widow of Mack Mc- Connell and Julius Faucett, passed away Wednesday, April 8, 2009, at her residence. Daughter of the late Preston Coleman Sr. More...

WHEW!

Peach farmers appear to have escaped cold weather scare

Although it might take several more weeks to determine the true extent, it seems that Upstate peach farmers were spared any major damage by a sub-freezing cold spell Wednesday morning. More...

CLOSING EARLY

The Gaffney Ledger will close at noon today, Friday, April 10, in observance of Good Friday and the Easter season. We will resume regular business hours at 8 a.m. Monday. Have a safe and blessed weekend. More...

UCMC donates ambulance to college EMT class

An ambulance was actually a welcome sight Wednesday evening when a group of Spartanburg Community College students arrived for class. More...

Local News

City Council agrees to annex YMCA facility

Gaffney City Council on Monday agreed to annex the proposed 7-acre YMCA facility into the city, but it might not be for the reason that you think. Governments use annexations to increase their tax base. More...

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NEWCOMER — The Cherokee County Board of Realtors held its Annual "Circle of Excellence Club" Awards Luncheon on Thursday, February 12, 2009 at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Gaffney. More...

City grants request for company to offer broadband internet service

A North Carolina-based communications company wants to bring broadband internet service to the Gaffney market. Gaffney City Council on Monday approved Nu-Vu Communications' request for a franchise agreement. More...

Sports

Indians finally play ball at home

The Gaffney High Indians will be playing at an unfamiliar ballpark today - Commissioners Field. Because of rainouts and scheduling quirks, it's been about two weeks since the Indians played at home. More...

BRIEFS

Youth hoop league signup underway The Cherokee County Youth basketball summer league signups are being held now until May 31. The league is open to girls and boys, ages 5-17.A summer league basketball camp will be held April 11 from 10 a.m. More...

It's twice as nice for twins

4 sets of twins compete for Limestone

Limestone opponents could be excused if they see double vision on the playing field this year. There are four sets of twins participating in Limestone sports this season. More...

Columns

Don't read this column if you're lactose intolerant

LEDGER COLUMNIST

We live in a small world filled with random coincidences. More...

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HAVE YOU CONSIDERED

Tragedies turned victories

Two thousand years have passed since the first Easter Sunday. The sermons preached and the books written about it are innumerable. Yet its truth has never been fully told, nor will it be. More...

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