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Dr. Bobby Moss’s extensive Revolutionary War data collection available to public

Records can be viewed in new Bobby Gilmer Moss Research Room at Southern Revolutionary War Institute in York

Acollection of Revolutionary War data amassed since 1962 by noted historian and Cherokee County native Dr. Bobby G. Moss is now available to the public. More...

Worried all the time? There’s help available for Generalized Anxiety Disorder

ROCHESTER, Minn. -- A little worry is normal, but people who constantly worry about daily concerns, even when times are good, may have generalized anxiety disorder (GAD).   More...

Sneak peek VIP screening of ‘Letters to God’ at Newberry Opera House March 25

NEWBERRY – Boys Farm Inc. will be showing the full movie of “Letters to God” as a sneak peek at the Newberry Opera House on Thursday, March 25, at 7 p.m., which is two weeks before the nationwide premier in theaters. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Terry F. Keenan

COWPENS – Terry F. Keenan, 58, died Sunday, March 21, 2010, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.   Born Jan. 1, 1952, in Cowpens, he was the son of the late William Robert and Frances Mae Jones Keenan. More...

Audra Bridges

Audra Lee Ramsey Bridges, 91, passed away on Monday, March 22, 2010, in Columbia.   More...

Estelle Scruggs

Estelle Vickers Scruggs, 94, of 479 New Pleasant Road, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 21, 2010, Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home.   More...

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LEDGER COLUMNIST

Depends on which chickens we’re talking about

We all know why the chicken crossed the road. OK, OK, for those of you who don’t, here’s the answer: To get to the other side.   Now for one you’ve probably never been asked: How did the chicken cross the road? More...

The poodle gets kicked

PAT BUCHANAN

Actually, Joe set himself up. From the moment he set foot on Israeli soil, our vice president was in full pander mode. More...

Alliance believes recover y has begun

While 2009, for the most part, was a year of gloom in business circles as the Great Recession took its toll, marketers of the region saw some sun peeking through the storm clouds.   More...

Backhoe accident victim recovering

A Cherokee County man is recovering Monday after being injured in a harrowing tractor accident on his father’s property.   More...

Local News

Weekend of activities has big ‘impact’ on church youth groups

Snowboarders attempted gravitydefying flips before crashing in spectacular fashion on the large video screens set up at Saturday’s Impact youth rally at the Broad River Electric Auditorium.   More...

Home starts increase again

The rousing rebound in the local housing market has continued for another month. More...

Joint task force proposed

It’s an idea whose time has come — again. More...

Sports

Born to run

Steagall sets pace in distance races

Gaffney High’s Austin Steagall isn’t your typical long-distance runner.   Though he’s slight of build at 6-0, 135 lbs, Steagall played and excelled at many sports as a youth, including contact sports. More...

After bad loss, Wildcats respond with 11-1 win

Blacksburg High baseball coach Toby Elliott was unsure how his team would react in its next game after Friday’s disappointing loss to Christ Church.   He liked the team’s emphatic response on Tuesday.   More...

Indians get first region win

The Gaffney High baseball team got what it needed the most on Tuesday - its first region win. More...

National News

THE HEALTH CARE OVERHAUL BILL

Congressional Democrats have released a final version of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul bill. More...

It’s official

WASHINGTON (AP) — A beaming President Barack Obama on Tuesday signed a historic $938 billion health care overhaul that guarantees coverage for 32 million uninsured Americans and will touch nearly every citizen's life, presiding over the bigges More...

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