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New ‘deputies’ enter training program

Cherokee County’s newest deputies were goofing off Wednesday, playing with rocks and sticking their noses where they didn’t necessarily belong. More...

LifeStyles

Couple married Sept. 4 in Black Mountain, N.C.

Jennifer Lauren Spearman and Michael Ryan Swanner, both of West Columbia, were married Saturday, Sept. 4, 2010, at Lake Eden in Black Mountain, N.C. The Rev. Tim Lolley officiated the 5 p.m. double ring ceremony. More...

Bostick’s work now on display at Wofford College

Akilah Bostick, a senior at Wofford College majoring in biology, was selected this past summer by the Whetsell Fellowship to be the 2010 Whetsell Fellow. More...

Back pain usually improves with time

ROCHESTER, Minn. – Here’s the bad news: Most adults will experience back pain. But, according to Mayo Clinic Women’s HealthSource, the pain often will improve or go away with time or with simple self-care measures. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Theron Fitzgerald

Theron Maurice Fitzgerald, 90, of Gaffney left his earthly family on Monday, Nov. 22, 2010, to join his Lord and heavenly family. For the past several months he had been a re sident of Skylyn Place in Spartanburg.   More...

Yeatch C. Pennington

Yeatch C. Pennington, 77, of 510 Thompson St., formerly of 405 Hardin St., Blacksburg, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010, at Brookview Healthcare Center.   Born in Blacksburg, Mr. More...

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LETTERS POLICY

1. Each letter submitted must be an original — no photocopies.   E-mails are also accepted if a name and phone number is included:   editor@gaffneyledger.com   2. More...

State News

Tree-lighting ceremony kicks off USC holiday events

COLUMBIA – The University of South Carolina invites the public to celebrate the holidays through its annual tree lighting and choral concert.   More...

‘Christmas from Dublin’ features Three Irish Tenors

NEWBERRY – Celebrate the holidays with a genuine Irish Christmas.   More...

Top S.C. budget writer will help crisis panel’s work

COLUMBIA AP) — The top budget writer in the South Carolina House said Wednesday he’s spoken with Gov.- elect Nikki Haley and will help her fiscal crisis panel devise ways to put the state budget on track.   More...

CHRISTMAS IS FOR KIDS DRIVE KICKS OFF

A smiling child’s face on Christmas morning is the ultimate reward for parents each holiday season. More...

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

One-on-one with Santa

Every now and then, a   reporter gets a chance to sit       down and put hard questions                   before important figures. More...

Local News

THE “FRIENDLY” SKIES?

Invasive security measures at nation’s airports have more Thanksgiving travelers sticking to the highway

Choosing against a litany of add-on fees and uncomfortable, invasive security measures, more residents of the Palmetto State have turned down the thought of taking to the friendly skies this Thanksgiving, instead choosing to travel in their trusty a More...

Getting a Head Start on new beginnings

Head Start celebrated a new beginning Monday in its efforts to serve pre-school children in Cherokee County. More...

GONE HUNTIN’

Blacksburg Primary second grader Taylor Brown goes hunting for buffalo Tuesday in one of several activities of a Native American study. More...

Sports

Wildcats bounce back with big win

What a difference 24 hours and some hot shooting makes. More...

‘It’s all about recruiting’

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney understands how important recruiting is to any team’s future. And he knows that this week’s game with No. 18 South Carolina could go a long way to ensuring that success.   More...

GIVING THE OPPOSITION THE THIRD DEGREE –

GIVING THE OPPOSITION THE THIRD DEGREE – The age 10 and under 3rd Degree travel softball team captured the Support For The Troops tournament in Simpsonville earlier this month. More...

Columns

Freshmen GOP House members face major changes

Last November, Tim Scott was running for lieutenant governor. This November, he’s preparing to help run the U.S. House of Representatives. That’s a remarkable transition in a mere year.   More...

Positive education messages would be put on wheels

During these tough economic times, people are going out of their way to make a few extra bucks here and there. The Rock Hill school district is no exception.   More...

JOE L. HUGHES II

It would be wise for Jones to remain head coach

All was silent, with the exception of a few wails and sobs. 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?