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HOMECOMING 2010

GHS alumni return home Oct. 8 Events kick off with reception, registration at 8:30 a.m.

Homecoming is a time-honored tradition for returning alumni at Gaffney High School. Year after year, homecoming events reflect memories of the “good old days” at Gaffney High. More...

Limestone Theatre opens season with slapstick comedy, ‘The Rope’

Recommended for mature audiences, play runs Oct. 7-9

Limestone College Theatre will open its 2010-2011 season with the campy, slapstick comedy The Rope by Plautus. The show opens Thursday, Oct. 7, in the Limestone Theatre Center, 130 Leadmine Road, and runs through Saturday, Oct. 9. More...

Limestone music faculty in recital Oct. 5

The faculty of Limestone College’s Music Department will present their annual recital Tuesday, Oct. 5, at 7:30 p.m. in Carroll Recital Hall. Admission is free and open to the public.   Dr. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Lamar Smith

Lamar Smith, 65, of 1214 Overbrook Drive, Apt. 1-F, passed away Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010, at his residence.   Son of George Davis and the late Millerree Smith Littlejohn, and stepson of Leonard Littlejohn who reared him, he was born on Jan. More...

David L. Shaffer

COWPENS – David Lee Shaffer, 52, 113 Easy Living Drive, died Sept. 26, 2010, at home.   Born in North Augusta, Ga., he was a son of the late Jack and Alice Jackson Shaffer.   More...

Missing man back home after search dog finds him

Goucher-White Plains Fire Chief Jimmy Lamb already knew how valuable a well-trained search-andrescue dog could be when he invited area dog handlers to use his fire department as a centralized location from which they could conduct training exercises More...

Hundreds file through new visitors center / art gallery

“This day could not have been more perfect.”   While the mild temperatures found throughout the Upstate gave folks the opportunity to spend their Saturday afternoon at any number of events, artist Noah Lindemann was by no means tal More...

Local News

Sweet event draws crowd to Limestone fundraiser

Limestone College once again surpassed its goal Thursday and raised more than $20,000 to benefit local students through its “Scholars, Dollars and Chocolates” event. More...

WHAT’S UP

Church news   More...

City of Kings Mountain hosts Gateway Festival on Oct. 9

KINGS MOUNTAIN, N.C. – The City of Kings Mountain will host its annual Gateway Festival on Saturday, Oct. 9, from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. throughout the downtown area.   More...

Sports

BLACKSBURG 46, ST. JOSEPH’S 7

Running away with a win Hames brothers combine for six touchdowns in Blacksburg’s rout of St. Joseph’s

Chase and Nick Hames each scored three touchdowns Friday as Blacksburg battled back from a slow start to overwhelm St. Joseph’s 46-7 in Greenville.   St. Joseph’s wide receiver J.D. More...

How The Top 25 Fared

No. 1 Alabama (5-0) beat No. 7 Florida 31-6. Next: at No. 20 South Carolina, Saturday. No. 2 Ohio State (5-0) beat Illinois 24-13. Next: vs. Indiana, Saturday. No. 3 Boise State (4-0) beat New Mexico State 59-0. Next: vs. Toledo, Saturday. No. More...

S.C. PREP FOOT-

A.C. Flora 48, Brookland-Cayce 17 Abbeville 48, Ware Shoals 21 Allendale-Fairfax 42, Branchville 0   Bamberg-Ehrhardt 18, Estill 15   Baptist Hill 41, Military Magnet   Academy 14 Barnwell 30, Wade Hampton (H) 13   More...

Columns

READERS ON THE ROAD

Rebecca Littlejohn, Chastity Daniel and Anthony Mayes took The Ledger with them on a trip to New Orleans, where they visited the French Market and toured the streets of New Orleans.On your next trip o More...

HAVE YOU CONSIDERED...

‘I guess we made a mistake’

In the summer of 1966, in response to what I believed to be a call from God, I moved my family in order to assume the pastorate of a Presbyterian church in Charlotte, N.C. At that time Charlotte held a notorious and alarming national statistic. More...

LEDGER COLUMNIST

She left and took my dog and I sure do miss him

So there I was eating my catfish when the speakers in the restaurant began blaring out this really awful country music.   More...

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