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Rev. Sanders improving after undergoing surgery

Each new day provides reason for another testimony.   This sentiment could not be more true for the family of longtime Bethel Baptist Church Pastor Dr. J.W. More...

LifeStyles

Patriotic cake kicks off Independence Day

Red, white and blue layers add festive color to sumptuous dessert

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The crackle of fireworks and taste of delicious food brings excitement to Independence Day. More...

America’s Next Top Model casting call

WYCW, the CW network for the Carolinas, will hold a casting call for America’s Next Top Model on Saturday, July 10, at Prime Outlets of Gaffney from 9 a.m. until noon.   More...

40th annual S.C. Genealogical Society Workshop set for July 9-10

COLUMBIA – The 40th annual South Carolina Genealogical Society Annual Workshop will be held Friday, July 9, and Saturday, July 10, at the S.C. State Archives. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

John B. Fowler

LANDRUM – John B. Fowler, 89, of Landrum, passed away June 29, 2010.   Mr. Fowler was born Dec. 11, 1920, in Monroe N.C., to the late Nettie Horne Fowler and John B. Fowler. More...

Edgar Moss

Edgar Jones Moss, 93, of Pleasant Meadows Drive, died Wednesday, June 30, 2010, at Brookview Healthcare Center. More...

Emmie Wright

Emmie Robertson Mayfield Wright, 93, formerly of 304 E. O’Neal St., went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, June 30, 2010, at Brookview Healthcare.   More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Finally, Gamecocks, it was your turn

As if there are not enough signs of this world’s imminent demise, the gods gave us another jolt alerting us of who truly is in control.   The University of South Carolina — national champions.   More...

Cops beef up patrols for holiday

Motorists heading out for the 4th of July holiday can expect a major police presence on area roadways.   This year, however, they can also expect increased law enforcement presence on waterways as well.   More...

HARVEST TIME

HARVEST TIME — A peach basket is placed on a trailer Wednesday by a worker helping with this summer's peach harvest in orchards owned by Sunny Slope Farms of S.C. More...

Local News

Alltel will maintain service here

Allied Wireless Communications Corporation (“AWCC”) has announced that Alltel Wireless subscribers in portions of northwest South Carolina will continue to experience Alltel’s award-winning benefits and services, as cellular market More...

County’s top cooks once again to take aim at peach dessert contest’s top prize

Local cooks are invited to create their tastiest peach desserts for a contest kicking off the final weekend of the South Carolina Peach Festival.   Judging of the dessert contest will begin Thursday, July 15, at 10 a.m. More...

Rotary Club installs new officers

The Gaffney Rotary Club held its weekly meeting June 29 and installed officers for the new year that began July 1.   Outgoing president Dean Painter passed the gavel to new president Dr. Jeff Cleland. More...

Sports

BRIEFS

S.C. DNR to offer   three year licenses   The state Natural Resources Department says a new law allows South Carolina residents to purchase hunting and fishing licenses good for three years.   More...

ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WELL

After 0-3 start to season, Post 109 clinches League VI crown with 12-3 rout of Greer

Taking advantage of some sloppy defense, Post 109 won the league championship Wednesday night in convincing fashion with a 12-3 victory over Greer at Stevens Field. More...

Indians impressive at “Camp of Champions”

Gaffney boys basketball players were hard to beat at this week’s “Camp of Champions” at Presbyterian College. More...

State News

STATE BRIEFS

 Vice President Joe Biden is visiting South Carolina to help dedicate a library being named for one of his former Senate colleagues. 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?