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Couple wed Oct. 3 at Spiegel Farms

Stacy LeAnn Patterson and Jesup Dale Dillenger were united in marriage on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2009, at Spiegel Farms in Campobello. The Rev. Mickey Mullinax officiating the 4 p.m. double ring ceremony.   More...

Broovkiew sponsoring silent auction

Bidding on baskets begins today and continues until Dec. 11

A Christmas silent auction will begin today and continue until Friday, Dec. 11, at 2:30 p.m. at Brookview Healthcare.   More...

Interim Healthcare gives $2,500 to Meals on Wheels

Interim Healthcare has made a special donation of $2,500 to the Cherokee County Meals on Wheels.   In a letter to Terry Dennis, executive director of the local organization, Raymond R. Schroeder, president of Interim Healthcare, and Charyl M. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Billy Joe Bridges

Billy Joe Bridges, 55, of 268 Buck Shoals Road, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Dec. 4, 2009, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center.   Born in Spartanburg, he was the son of Ruby Price Bridges and the late James W. Bridges. More...

Roy Dover

SMYRNA — Roy Carlye (Spook) Dover, 73, of 1374 McGill Highway, passed away Saturday, Dec. 5, 2009 at Upstate Carolina Medical Center. More...

J.D. Ramsey

Jack Dempsey Ramsey, 59, of 2525 Love Springs Road, passed away on Friday, Dec. 4, 2009 at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.   Born in Georgia, he was the husband of LeQuita Wilson Ramsey and the son of the late Jack Dempsey, Sr. More...

CHRISTMAS IS FOR KIDS

Here is the list of donors to Christmas Is For Kids, sponsored by this newspaper. Bring contributions to The Gaffney Ledger at 1604 W. Floyd Baker Blvd. More...

Residents advised to take extra precautions to avoid becoming crime victims

A group of men grabbed stacks of clothing from a store at the Prime Outlets — Gaffney on Dec. 3 while a lady’s ATM card was stolen at a West Floyd Baker Boulevard department store Nov. More...

Local News

Communities in Schools celebrates new location in Downtown Gaffney

Nearing its 10th anniversary, Communities in Schools has settled into a new location in the heart of this past weekend’s Christmas on Limestone festivities.   More...

22-year-old woman transported to hospital after Wednesday collison

A 22-year-old city woman was taken for treatment following a 2- vehicle collision on West Buford Street on Wednesday morning.   More...

Longtime WAGI-FM radio personality Ernie Payne passes away

It is with deep sadness that Gaffney Broadcasting announces the passing of longtime air personality and sales manager Ernie Payne. More...

Sports

Indians blow out Jackets

Smith scores 24 as Indians open with easy victory

Gaffney’s opening game with Union County played out like head coach Mark Huff hoped it would: Grab a big lead, play with effort and post another win. More...

Lady Indians romp past Union County; Phillips leads team in scoring with 18

Although it was the season opener, the Gaffney Lady Indians looked in midseason form. More...

Blacksburg uses 3 to down visiting Woodruff

There’s a basketball axiom that when you live by the 3- pointer, you die by the 3-pointer.   The Blacksburg boys’ basketball team did the former on Friday. More...

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My thoughts on this tragedy

Once again Gaffney has experienced a tragedy. We are not alone. It happens in every city and town, for we live in a fallen world. More...

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Bathroom ninja

I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but you know that bottle of antibacterial soap that has become a commonplace item in the modern sanitation-aware home? 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?