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Gaffney native to lead spooky journeys into televised adventures

Gaffney native Eric Lavender of Charleston Pirate Tours will be featured on two network television programs this month. More...

LifeStyles

The Capitol Steps put the ‘mock’ in democracy

Singing comedians insult, parody, impersonate and poke fun at all things political on Oct. 21 at Chapman Cultural Center

If you think politics in South Carolina are a laughing matter, wait until you see The Capitol Steps at the Chapman Cultural Center on Thursday, Oct. 21, at 7 p.m. in the David Reid Theatre. More...

BIRTHS

James Michael   Pennington   Crystal and Michael Pennington of Gaffney announce the birth of their son, James Michael, on Sept. 23, 2010, in Upstate Carolina Medical Center weighing 7 lbs. 6 ozs. More...

SCHOLARSHIP WINNER

SCHOLARSHIP WINNER – The 2010 William E. Foster Jr. scholarship award was presented by Mary L. Foster to Shanequa Crosby of Gaffney. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

HERBERT LITTLEJOHN

Services for Deacon Herbert Littlejohn, 74, of 1063 El Bethel Road, husband of Sarah Logan Littlejohn, will be held Tuesday, Oct. 19, at 2 p.m. at Gowdyesville Baptist Church with the Revs. Antonio D. Smith, Anitonette Gardner, L.T. More...

IRENE “MAW” GREEN

BLACKSBURG – Irene Holt Green, 82, of 203 E. Carolina St., went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010, at Spartanburg Restorative Care.   More...

WENDELL (W.D.) CHILDERS

Wendell (W.D.) Childers, 92, of 527 Childers Road, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center.   More...

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READERS ON THE ROAD

Trinity and Penny Hamilton took The Ledger on vacation in July. They visited the Deer Park in Wisconsin and also the Budweiser plant in St. Louis Mo. More...

HAVE YOU CONSIDERED...

God was in the San Jose mine

If you are not aware real life events can be more unbelievable than fiction, evidently you have not followed the story of the 33 miners trapped in the San Jose copper mine near Copiapo, Chile.   On Aug. More...

PINK SOCKS PART OF THE UNIFORM

Blacksburg High offensive lineman Justin Taylor and his teammates wore pink socks in Friday's 35-8 victory over Whitmire. More...

Council, architect to discuss building project price today

With a reputation to keep tabs on every penny spent by council, Cherokee County Councilman Quay Little believes the county can build its new administration building for a bargain price of $7 million. More...

Public welcome at charter school event

Organizers of Crenshaw Charter School will meet today (Monday) to continue their work on opening the county’s first charter school.   More...

Local News

Debate shows clear differences between Spratt and Mulvaney

Healthcare, stimulus among topics discussed

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Millions of dollars may be pouring in for bitter, outrageous ads in their race, but U.S. Rep. John Spratt and his Republican challenger Mick Mulvaney showed they could disagree civilly at their debate Friday.   More...

JUNIOR CHAMPS —

  JNUIOR CHAMPS — The Cherokee National Junior Club Championship was held Saturday. More...

City, county sued by mall owner

An attorney for the owner of a Gaffney strip mall filed suit in Cherokee County Court of Common Pleas on Wednesday against the City of Gaffney and Cherokee County seeking to overturn a 2009 tax sale.   More...

Sports

Indians start fast in a romp

Gaffney 28, Rock Hill 3

Late Thursday, Rock Hill learned it must forfeit three games for using an ineligible player.   Twenty-four hours later, the news didn’t get any better for the Bearcats.   More...

Defense gets physical in win

Friday’s peformance by the Gaffney defense wasn’t actually redemption for the unit, but it was close.   Last week, the coaches refused to criticize the players for their effort against Clover’s run-oriented offense. More...

Offensive line comes together as a unit

Like their low-key coach, the Gaffney offensive linemen would rather have their play do the talking for them. 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?