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‘Love Worth Fighting For’ event attracts big crowd

Despite being married for 24 years, Hartwell, Ga., resident Bill Frye admitted even he has a lot to learn when it comes to improving the relationship between he and his wife.  More...

LifeStyles

Graduates

PFC Dustin Michael Wright graduated in October from Marine Basic Training at Parris Island. He then went to combat training at Camp Geiger, New River Air Station, N.C., and after graduating, was sent to 29 Palms, Calif. More...

Sweets for your sweetie made from the heart

Classic shortbread cookies turn into delectable dessert

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – This Valentine’s Day, forego the heart-shaped box of chocolates and instead spend some extra time in the kitchen to create a special, homemade treat for your loved one.  More...

Four debs will be presented by Carolina Debutante Society

16th annual ball is set for May 14 at Marriott Renaissance Park Hotel in Spartanburg

The board of directors of the Carolina Debutante Society hosted the opening season pink tea honoring the 2011 debutantes and their mothers on Sunday, Jan. 23, at the home of Mrs. Edward Cazel. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Wilburn Camp

Wilburn Camp, 67, of 338 Crow Road, Shelby, N.C., died Friday, Feb. 4, 2011, at Kings Mountain Hospice.  A native of Cherokee County, he was the son of the late Colie L. and Eunice Fowler Camp. More...

Rev. James E. Holder

The Rev. James E. Holder, 82, of 2390 Love Springs Road, passed away Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011.  More...

John L. Williams

Deacon John Loyce Williams, 61, of 312 Martin St., husband of Laura Ann Knuckles Williams, passed away Friday, Feb. 4, 2011, at Hospice House in Forest City, N.C., after a long illness.  More...

Settlement agreement released

The Gaffney Ledger has received a copy of the agreement between the School District and Jenny Stroupe, which confirms the details outlined in an article in today's Ledger. The document was signed by board chair Donnie Smith on Jan. More...

Peach Festival officials unveil schedule

The Fabulous Kays and the Fantastic Shakers highlight the Peach Beach concert lineup at Lake Whelchel for the 34th annual South Carolina Peach Festival.  More...

Investigators search for second suspect in Roberts slaying

The past year has been one of change in many respects for those with more than a passing interest in the death of a prominent York County lawyer.  More...

Local News

City to mull county’s request to waive fees

Will they or won’t they? Waive the building permit fees for the new county administration building, that is.  That’s one of the topics on today’s Gaffney City Council agenda. The meeting begins at 6 p.m.  More...

Gaffney High joins national ‘XtheTxt’ campaign

Gaffney High School could win $10,000 in a pledge drive this week to stop people from texting and driving.  Gaffney High is asking students and residents to participate Feb. More...

School starts color guard

Girls carrying bright purple flags practiced twirling Thursday afternoon on the front lawn to the cadence of Gaffney Middle School teacher Justin Lovelace.  More...

Sports

After upset loss to Lancaster

Indians back on track

Championship teams learn from their mistakes.  The defending state champion Gaffney Indians did just that to claim a big 70-62 road win over second-place Clover on Friday.  More...

Dawkins, Lowery lead Lady Indians past Clover

Gaffney head coach Susan Wade wasn’t there. More...

Blacksburg stays in playoff hunt with win

About time.  That was Blacksburg boys basketball coach Travis Miller’s reaction after the Wildcats finally had some good fortune down the stretch to beat Southside Christian, 67-63, in a big region game on Friday.  In other games, the More...

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LEDGER COLUMNIST

We want to paint, sculpt and write poetry

Two questions for you:  1.) Why do they have Valentine’s Day in the dead of winter?  And  2.) Who is this St. Valentine guy anyway?  More...

HAVE YOU CONSIDERED...

What if I could live it all over again?

The sun was setting over the South Carolina marshes in a brilliant blaze of red and orange. 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?