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Cherokee Avenue Baptist Church hosts ‘All the King’s Men’ conference

Author Sam Mehaffie speaker at Aug. 5 event

Men from throughout the Piedmont region will gather at Cherokee Avenue Baptist Church on Thursday, Aug. 5, to sing praises, listen to celebrity testimonies and learn what it’s like to be better role models.   More...

Peach Center celebrates 20th anniversary; announces 2010-2011 season schedule

GREENVILLE – This year the Peace Center is celebrating 20 years in grand style, with a spectacular line-up of performances and $5 tickets for worldclass entertainment.   More...

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Obituaries - Free Access

Betty Mullinax

Betty Sue Campbell Mullinax, 81, of 1147 Champion Ferry Road, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, July 29, 2010, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.   More...

Betty Robertson

Betty Lucille Love Robertson, 80, of 822 N. Logan St., went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 27, 2010, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center. More...

Columns

GUEST COLUMNIST

Six reasons to play golf

Golf is a strange game, particularly, to those who don’t understand it. One must ask why so many people want so desperately to play the game as often as possible. With a little thought, at least six reasons emerge for this:   More...

READERS ON THE ROAD

PLEASE NOTE: We love hearing from you and getting photos from your travels. We want your photos to look good when we show them off on this page, so please keep in mind these tips when taking pictures.   1. More...

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Dickering just seems to be part of the process

Having not purchased a new car in years, a few things have been jumping out at me as I’ve been scouring car lots across a multi-county, and even multi-state area lately.   More...

Reserve cop living there refuses to miss swearing-in

Jessica Breznican had every reason to skip a special ceremony at Gaffney City Hall on Thursday night.   More...

1899

Firefighters’ biggest fan gets to join the department

The idea started with a simple request.   Jeffery “J.J.” Harris Jr. is a big fan of firefighters and Goucher-White Plains Fire Chief Jimmy Lamb said he was asked if J.J. could come down to the fire station to hang with the guys. More...

Local News

BPW CLUB AWARDS SCHOLARSHIPS

BPW CLUB AWARDS SCHOLARSHIPS – Gaffney Business and Professional Women's Club recently named the winners of its 2010 scholarships. More...

UCMC volunteers help local charities

The volunteers at Upstate Carolina Medical Center have been busy this summer, raising money to give to local charities. More...

Sparks receives degree from Culinary Institute of Carolinas

Seth Sparks of Gaffney graduated May 11, 2010, from the Culinary Institute of the Carolinas at Greenville Tech.   More...

Sports

Brooks back on the GHS sideline

A familiar face will be returning to the Gaffney High varsity football coaching staff. More...

Football frenzy

Gaffney High football coach Dan Jones was an easy man to find on Thursday - he was the one working up a sweat on the team’s practice field. More...

State champs thumped in regional opener

Manager Bob Humphries didn’t recognize the team that took the field Thursday morning for the start of the Cal Ripken League Southeast Regionals for ages 12 and under.   It’s probably because the team did something unusual - lose. More...

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