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Law brings anti-drug message to GMS

Miss South Carolina Rachel Law celebrated her 22nd birthday with a personal appearance to urge local middle school students to make positive decisions.   More...

LifeStyles

Miracle Hill Rescue Mission celebrates a decade of service in Cherokee County

Everyone deserves life's basic necessities. More...

Holocaust survivor speaks to AAUW

Sylvia Rex shares her experiences as a young Jewish girl growing up in the early 1940s in Hungary

At the October meeting of AAUW, Sylvia Rex spoke about her experiences as a young Jewish girl growing up in the early 1940s during the Holocaust in Hungary. She said that anti-Semitism was prevalent in Hungary as early as 1920.   More...

Rehoboth Baptist Church ‘tea cup’ auction will benefit Ivy Grove Residential Center

Flat-screen TV, stained-glass window among items available

A “tea cup” auction and lunch will be held Saturday, Nov. 6, beginning at noon at Rehoboth Baptist Church. Lunch is a salad and potato bar with a drink. More...

Columns

READERS ON THE ROAD

Several members of Gaffney Freewill Baptist Church attended a women's retreat at Camp Robert Cooper in Summerton. More...

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Past Halloweens still haunt (in a good way) my memories

Halloween is one of the most fun holidays celebrated around the world.   Children and adults alike get into it like no other. It’s a time when adults can act like children and children can act like adults. More...

GUEST COLUMNIST

Enact, enforce and educate to curb distracted driving

Distracted driving laws and the value of texting bans is a hot topic lately. As more state leaders take on this issue, we must remember that legislative efforts are only part of the solution. More...

GARVIN HAS THE KNACK - AND $100

Ten people tied for first place in last week's football contest but it was Lee Garvin who came away with the $100 prize.   Lee figured the total score of the Miami-North Carolina game would be 42 points. He purt'near figured exactly right. More...

THAT THING GOT A HEMI?

Crime fighters beef up the fleet

Evildoers better take a close look.   When the long arm of the law in Cherokee County comes after them, it will be a black, Hemi V8-powered Dodge Charger in their rear-view mirror.   More...

New rules will allow signs to reach higher

Likely hoping to capture more interstate traffic to its restaurants and motels, the city has relaxed restrictions to its sign ordinance. More...

Local News

POLICE REPORTS

 More than $200 in malicious damage was reported on Kennedy Street. More...

Home starts in September same as ‘09

New home starts in September remained unchanged from the same month a year ago.   The price tag for those houses, though, dipped sharply. More...

Blacksburg will observe Halloween on Saturday

Do not expect too many trick-or-treaters walking up and down Blacksburg streets on Sunday.   Town officials are asking families to observe Halloween on Saturday, Oct. More...

Sports

High Steppin’

After-practice ritual bonds offense

After a strenuous 2-hour practice session capped by a series of 50-yard wind sprints, the last thing a Gaffney High football player would be expected to do is more running. More...

Worley poses big challenge

Gaffney co-defensive coordinator Kevin Phillips needs no reminder about Northwestern quarterback Justin Worley.   He saw first hand what Worley’s capabilities are during last year’s game. More...

GHS DEFENSIVE STANDOUTS

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Sen. DeMint makes pitch for Mulvaney during stop in Gaffney

“We have to turn it around and change it.”

With the November General Election just a week away, candidates are getting into full swing.   On Tuesday afternoon, Mick Mulvaney, Republican candidate for U.S. More...

Gubernatorial candidate will be at Limestone College on Sunday

Republican gubernatorial nominee Nikki Haley will make a campaign stop on Halloween in Gaffney.   Haley will make an appearance from 4:30-5:30 p.m. at Fullerton Auditorium on the Limestone College campus. 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?