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Committee OKs park fees

City residents will have to dig into their pockets to reserve a shelter area under a proposal approved Tuesday by the Gaffney City Council Building and Grounds Committee.   Presently, there is no charge to have an event at a city park. More...

LifeStyles

What’s that?? Unusual sculptures give lawn at history museum a futuristic look

Exhibit of works by Adam Walls will be on display through September

F or the last several weeks, the lawn of the History and Arts Museum has taken on a new look as Gaffney native Adam Walls is displaying several pieces of his nationally known and exhibited works at the museum. More...

BIRTHS

Hailey Nevaeh McAbee Ashley and Brad McAbee of Gaffney announce the birth of their daughter, Hailey Nevaeh, on May 11, 2010, in Upstate Carolina Medical Center weighing 7 lbs. 13 ozs. and measuring 20 inches long. More...

WHAT’S UP

Church news   More...

Obituaries - Free Access

William Mitchell

YORK – William Morrow Mitchell III, 55, of 502 Windy Hill Road, died Monday, May 31, 2010, at his home.   More...

Grady S. Peeler

Grady S. Peeler   GASTON – A graveside service for Grady S. Peeler, 83, will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 2, 2010, in Celestial Memorial Gardens. More...

Rebecca W. Huggin

Rebecca Wylie Huggin, of 1113 S. Petty St., passed away Monday, May 31, 2010, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center.   More...

State News

S.C. GUBERNATORIAL RACE

Gov. Sanford: Blogger allegations politics as usual

NORTH CHARLESTON — South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford says an allegation against a Republican gubernatorial candidate by a Columbia blogger who once served as the governor's press secretary is an evil brand of politics as usual. More...

STATE BRIEFS

Arrested   MOORE — A 90-yearold South Carolina man has been charged with murder after authorities say he killed his wife with a hatchet. More...

National News

Al-Qaida: No. 3 official killed along with family

WASHINGTON (AP) — Al-Qaida announced Monday that its No. 3 official, Mustafa al-Yazid, had been killed along with members of his family — perhaps one of the most severe blows to the terror movement since the U.S. More...

5 names added to hall of bravery

Maybe Gaffney native and U.S. Army Sgt. Maj. Robert E. More...

Eight candidates have filed thus far for August elections

Let the races begin.   At least eight candidates have filed to participate in the August elections that will decide who will sit on Blacksburg Town Council, the Cherokee County School Board and Gaffney City Council for the next terms. More...

Local News

2010 GAFFNEY HIGH GRADUATION CEREMONY SCENES - Free Access

It was a night they will never forget as the Gaffney High School Class of 2010 received their diplomas at The Reservation. More...

POLICE REPORTS

 A vehicle parked on Grace Street sustained about $500 in vandalism damage, according to the Gaffney Police Department.   Between 10 p.m. May 26 and 10 a.m. More...

A-TAX FUNDS

Selection of Limestone College may set precedent, but Jolly isn’t worried

Most years, Gaffney City Council simply rubber stamps its Accommodations Tax Advisory Committee’s recommendations on how to dole out the city’s A-Tax revenue.   However, that may not happen this year. More...

Sports

BRIEFS

Cherokee Speedway results   Extreme 4 1) 113- Robbie Burton 2) 3s- Jonathan Sarrett 3) 3- Colt McGinnis 4) 6- Will Montieth 5) 5- Forrest Gump   Young Guns 1) 54- Justin Wofford 2) 121- Brandon Harellson 3) 05- Andrew Wilson 4) 2T- T More...

SCHEDULE

Today American Legion Baseball Cherryville at Post 109. 7 p.m.   Thursday American Legion Baseball   Post 109 at Inman. 7 p.m. Gaffney (Juniors) at Lancaster DH).   More...

Blacksburg to host pair of shootouts next week

Coach Travis Miller won’t credit luck if the Blacksburg boys varsity basketball team has a successful season. The team’s success will be traced back to a challenging summer program. More...

Letters

Thanks Senator Peeler for motion honoring Mrs. Ruby Francina Moss

Dear Cody (Ledger publisher Sossamon):   Our family would like to personally thank Senator Harvey Peeler for a motion he made honoring Mrs. Ruby Francina Moss after her recent passing. More...

Columns

Immigration law won’t be debated any further in Columbia this year

Arizona’s tough new immigration law has stirred passions — pro and con — all over the nation, not to mention in the president’s mansion in Mexico City. More...

Something rotten?

When does a political deal become a bribe?   At the 1952 Republican National Convention, California’s favorite son, Gov. 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?