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Spiritual growth journey brings bicyclist through Cherokee County

Dylan Thomas is not following your typical post-college graduation path.   So far his path is about 4,000 miles long. More...

LifeStyles

Arts Council hosts Oct. 12 concert by Western Piedmont Symphony

Virtuoso pianist Gregory Knight joins orchestra for two selections

The Limestone College/Cherokee County Arts Council will present the Western Piedmont Symphony of Hickory, N.C., in concert on Tuesday, Oct. 12, in Fullerton Auditorium at Limestone College. Curtain time is 7:30 p.m. More...

FIVE GENERATIONS

FIVE GENERATIONS – Rivers Smith, representing the fifth generation of his family, is held by his great-grandmother, Margaret Robbs. More...

Kensley Michelle Franklin

Jason and Crystal Franklin announce the birth of their daughter, Kensley Michelle, on Sept. 2, 2010, in Mary Black Hospital weighing 7 lbs. 7 ozs.   Maternal grandparents are Evelyn Osment Spencer of Gaffney and John Spencer. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Gladys Sanders

Gladys Aileen Gant Sanders, 79, of 804 Florence St., went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010, at St. Francis Hospital.   More...

Bill Blanton Sr.

William Samuel “Bill” Blanton Sr., 87, of 200 Panaview Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010, at his residence.   More...

Lawrence Burns Sr.

CHESNEE – Lawrence E Burns Sr., 69, of 1051 Henderson Road, Chesnee, (formerly of Simpson, La.) passed away Friday, Oct. 8, 2010, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.   More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

There’s an extra charge for that

Being the hopeless romantic devil I am, a few days ago I began checking on weekend accommodations befitting a couple about to celebrate their 27th wedding anniversary. More...

Could the answer, my friend, be blowing in the wind?

The findings of a new study of the potential benefits of offshore wind energy should be thrilling to coastal North and South Carolinians — and even if they turn out overly optimistic, they still reinforce the idea that the wind-power industry More...

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GAFFNEY HIGH HOMECOMING QUEEN

With her uncle Giles Stripling by her side, Gaffney High School senior Timisha Jackson was crowned the school's 2010 homecoming queen during halftime of Friday's football game against Clover. More...

SCETV show has local angle

A documentary on Limestone College benefactor Peter Cooper will be shown nationally on public television this month. More...

Local News

Mulching company expected to locate here

Economic boon seems to be replacing the economic doom here. More...

Tech students prepare for disaster

A wrecked school bus and tornado damage looked almost real Wednesday for a disaster drill involving Cherokee Technology Center students.   More...

‘The Hatcher Sisters’ promise laughs, if not talent

With age, certain skills and talents seem to diminish.   Thank God one of those qualities does not happen to be humor. More...

Sports

Gamecocks surprise top-ranked Tide

After delivering South Carolina’s biggest win ever, all coach Steve Spurrier could do was smile.   “I think that this game was meant to be,” he said.   The way the Gamecocks played, it sure seemed like it.   More...

Indians hold off Clover

With Gaffney clinging to a late fourth-quarter touchdown lead, and in need of more points to put the pesky and unbeaten Clover Blue Eagles away, Gaffney quarterback DeEdward Burris did the only logical thing. More...

Prep Football Scores

Abbeville 69, McCormick 21 Aiken 10, White Knoll 3 Andrew Jackson 21, Buford 12 Ashley Ridge 54, Colleton County 7 Bamberg-Ehrhardt 28, Hardeeville 12 Batesburg-Leesville 38, Eau Claire 18 Beaufort 21, Wando 0 Belton-Honea Path 69, Pickens 7 Berea 49 More...

Letters

Thanks for helping with the fundraiser

Dear Cody:   Thank you over and over for the great articles about the tour and you using the pictures that you did.   The Fall Home and Art Tour was better than anyone could have dreamed. More...

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Poll

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?