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Ewing Middle School student making her mark on The Big Apple

A common sight around New York City subways are glossy print ads, adorned with fashionably dressed men and women modeling the latest trends.   Visitors to The Big Apple will soon see an ad campaign featuring a Gaffney girl.   More...

LifeStyles

Gaffney ‘blues man’ Kenneth Wright returns home to give show at library

Nov. 18 show features cuts from new CD, ‘Good Guy, Bad Guy’

The Cherokee County Public Library will host Gaffney native Kenneth Wright on Thursday, Nov. 18, from 12:15-1 p.m. for the library's November edition of "Music Sandwiched-In."   More...

Limestone Wind Ensemble presents fall concert Nov. 16

The 43-member Limestone College Wind Ensemble will present its fall concert Tuesday, Nov. 16 at 7:30 p.m. in Fullerton Auditorium. The concert is free and open to the public. Dr. More...

TRICK-OR-TREATERS VISIT MAGNOLIAS

TRICK-OR-TREATERS VISIT MAGNOLIAS – The 3-year-old class from Buford Street Day Care went to Magnolias of Gaffney for a visit and to go trick-or-treating on Friday, Oct. 29. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Cameron White

COWPENS – Cameron Waters Oglesby White, 2, of 227 Oglesby Lane, went home to be with Jesus secondary to complications from pneumonia on Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010, at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte. More...

Susanna Weaver

CLOVER – Susanna Mae Weaver, 83, of 1451 Woodend Lane, passed away Friday, Nov. 12, 2010, at Piedmont Medical Center.   Born in Hickory Grove, Mrs. More...

J.W. Lawson

J.W. Lawson, 82, of 1515 Pacolet Hwy., went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Nov. 13, 2010, at his residence. More...

Prosecutors want Riddle lawyers off case

Already seeking to have one of Ernest Riddle’s defense lawyers removed from the pending retrial of the 25-year-old murder case, prosecutors from the 7th Circuit Solicitors Office recently filed a new motion to have both of Riddle’s lawye More...

GHS roof fixes will cost $600K

Leaks in the Gaffney High roof could cost the school district an estimated $600,000 in repair work in the coming year.   The school district will need to replace the 10-yearold roofs over the auditorium, the main gymnasium and commons area. More...

Local News

One county mulls leaving Upstate Alliance

While Anderson County officials mull the possibility of pulling out of the 10-county Upstate Alliance, some in Cherokee County consider participation in the organization a bargain. More...

Architect to meet with council at meeting today

There will be a familiar face at today’s Cherokee County Council meeting — county government office project architect Barry Agnew.   More...

VETERANS SALUTED —

VETERANS SALUTED — U.S. Army veteran John Millen returns a salute from Gaffney High JROTC member Will Blanton on Thursday morning during a Veterans Day celebration. More...

Sports

Gaffney 28, Wando 0

Indians show playoff mojo

Playing in his last home game as Gaffney’s quarterback, DeEdward Burris left The Reservation in style. More...

Gaffney Stats

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SOUTH CAROLINA 36, FLORIDA 14

Steve Spurrier’s huge victory at his ol’ stomping grounds is taking him to another place he used to visit all the time — Atlanta. More...

Columns

THEIR VIEWS

Now comes the governing

Gov.-elect Nikki Haley is in high profile. As she is the first woman and minority to be elected the state’s chief executive, the national Republican Party is spotlighting her as an example of the new leaders in the GOP. More...

The sickening practice continues

A recent dogfighting bust that resulted in 19 dogs being seized in Moncks Corner was made even more distressing by news that at least five of the dogs were to be euthanized. More...

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Hey honey, does that sound like a train to you?

Severe weather alerts terrify me.   I think it has something to do with the fact that when I was a child, a tornado swept up our farmhouse in Kansas and the next thing I remember is ducking flying monkeys and trying to find a wizard. 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?