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New ways with an old favorite

Majestic bold holiday color makes red velvet a holiday classic

With its majestic, bold holiday color, one of the classic Southern favorites during the season is Red Velvet Cake. More...

KIDS ENTERTAIN PARENTS –

KIDS ENTERTAIN PARENTS – The children of Crayons 2 Computers hosted a hot chocolate and cookie performance for their parents for Christmas. More...

Matthew Camden Bolin

Cassandra Mathis and Jonathan Bolin of Blacksburg announce the birth of their son, Matthew Camden Bolin, on Oct. 27, 2010, in Upstate Carolina Medical Center weighing 7 lbs. 7 ozs. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Sammie Bratton

Charlotte (Sammie) Moore Bratton, 67, formerly of 112 Filter Plant Road, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Dec. 25, 2010.   Born in Gaffney, she was the daughter of the late J.Q. Moore and Alta Owensby Moore. More...

Cindy Robbins

Cindy Lou Robbins, 43, of 300 Briarcreek Trail, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Dec. 24, 2010, at her residence.   Born in Skowhegan, Maine, she was the daughter of Terrence Robbins and the late Bertha Dawes Robbins. More...

Ellen Hall

Ellen Mae Millwood Mullinax Hall, 95, formerly of Lowry Road, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Dec. 25, 2010, at Brookview Healthcare.   More...

Columns

PAT BUCHANAN

Christian rout in the culture war

A Democratic Congress, discharged by the voters on Nov. 2, has as one of its last official acts, imposed its San Francisco values on the armed forces of the United States.   “Don’t ask, don’t tell” is to be repealed. More...

LEDGER COLUMNIST

The end is near

So here we are on the verge of the year 2011.   I’ll bet there was a time when you thought you would never see a year that started with the number “2”, wasn’t there?   More...

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ONLINE PHOTO STORE NOW OPEN

You can now purchase photographs that you see in the newspaper that were taken by members of our staff. More...

Pro chef serves gourmet meal at soup kitchen

There were many ways Brian Cox could have spent Christmas Eve when he made the long drive from New York to visit his family during the holidays.   More...

Local News

13 people arrested after Gaffney Police Dept. conducts undercover operation

Several months of undercover work by the Gaffney Police Department’s Narcotics Unit and Detectives Division resulted in the arrest of 13 people.   More...

South Carolina offers tax breaks for going solar

Save up to $3,500 by installing systems

Homeowners and businesses in South Carolina can save money on their taxes by taking advantage of state tax incentives.   In South Carolina, taxpayers can claim a credit of 25 percent when they install solar energy systems. More...

‘Angel Tree’ helps 686 families

Children from 686 families woke up Christmas morning with gifts under the tree, thanks to a local effort sponsored by The Salvation Army. More...

Sports

Indians get shot at nation’s elite

Gaffney gets chance to make statement at Upward Classic tournament

It’s been said it is the most wonderful time of the year.   While many believe this is due to holiday season, for Gaffney basketball coach Mark Huff and his players this part of the year provides another rare opportunity.   More...

GOIN' BOWLIN' —

GOIN' BOWLIN' — South Carolina running back Marcus Lattimore (right) runs past Auburn safety Zac Etheridge in the SEC title game held earlier this month. More...

TUESDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL

Blizzard forces NFL to postpone Vikings-Eagles game, causes first Tuesday football game since 1946

PHILADELPHIA, Pa.— Are you ready for some Tuesday Night Football?   The NFL moved the Vikings at Eagles game from Sunday night to Tuesday because of an expected blizzard that could dump more than a foot of snow on Philadelphia. 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?