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CLOSED THURSDAY

The Gaffney Ledger will be closed Thursday, Nov. 25, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.   We will resume regular business hours at 8 a.m., Friday, Nov. 26.   Here's wishing you and yours a safe and happy holiday. More...

LifeStyles

Thanksgiving pies inspire bar cookies

Variations of bar cookies are endless, ranging from single-layered favorites to multi-layered creations

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Thanksgiving is such a great holiday because there are no presents to buy, minimal decorations are fine and you get to eat a wonderful meal. More...

Tree Lighting in Blacksburg Dec. 4

BLACKSBURG – St. John's United Methodist Church, 105 S. Rutherford St., will have a Community Christmas Tree Lighting on Saturday, Dec. 4, at 5 p.m. More...

CHEERLEADING CHAMPS –

CHEERLEADING CHAMPS – The Gaffney Little League held its annual cheerleading competition recently and The Eagles placed first in the Sub-Mite Division and Best Overall. More...

Columns

GUEST COLUMNIST

Lessons learned from a political year

The past year has been pretty eventful for South Carolina. We passed a number of conservative reforms in the Senate, and made the hard choices when it came budget time. The primary elections revealed some surprises and when Nov. More...

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Join us in helping to make a child’s Christmas brighter

The following column has been published for the past several years to     kick off our “Christmas Is For Kids” campaign. More...

Thanksgiving is a time for a little peace and quiet

Thanksgiving Day is just what it sounds like — a day to give thanks. More...

Silhouettes... ...Past and present

In the stillness of a church sanctuary, 4-year-old Tammy Martin knelt down to say prayers for the Thanksgiving holiday.   More...

Merchants brace for Black Friday

‘Tis the season ... to shop!   Not long after stashing Thanksgiving’s leftovers in the refrigerator, shoppers will begin focusing on the next day’s activities. Within a few hours the clock will strike midnight. More...

SMITH WINS PENULTIMATE CONTEST

Bruce Smith (we're guessing this is not the same Bruce Smith who is the NFL perennial all-pro and Hall Of Fame defensive end with the Buffalo Bills and Washington Redskins, but if it is, wow man, thanks for taking part in our humble little football More...

Local News

Watch for boots in the road Friday

Members of the Cherokee County Fire Chiefs Association Safety Team currently have empty boots and are hoping people will be able to help fill them.   More...

Administrator suspended

Cherokee County Alternative School Director Dr. Ron Cope was suspended with pay by the school district last week.   More...

Hamburger lovers get ready to celebrate

Local residents might not have to fire up the grill to get that charcoalgrill hamburger. More...

Sports

Will ‘interim’ be dropped from Jones’ title?

If the Gaffney High program is to move forward, there’s a question that needs to be answered – and quickly.   Will school officials remove “interim” from Dan Jones’ title and name him head coach? More...

Indians give Jackets a holiday gift

It wasn’t the type of charitable giving the Gaffney Indians had in mind this holiday season.   The Indians committed three costly turnovers in their second-round playoff loss to the Irmo Yellow Jackets on Friday.   More...

Long leads S.C. State back to FCS

Gaffney’s Malcolm Long and South Carolina State have this playoff thing down pat.   With Long under center, the Bulldogs will be making their third consecutive trip to the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) playoffs. More...

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