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Who shot Rock & Roll

Columbia Museum of Art is last stop on nationwide tour of photographic history

Who Shot Rock & Roll is the first major exhibition on rock and roll to put photographers in the foreground, acknowledging their creative and collaborative role in the history of rock music.  More...

WHAT’S UP

Church news   Midway Baptist Church will have Baptist Men’s Day on Sunday, March 20. Special guest speaker will be Eddie Pettit, manager of Camp McCall.  More...

Beyond Wellness

By Dr. Kim, D.C.   I hate diets! For most of us they don’t work! The first 3 letters say it all ... DIE. One reason diets don’t work is because we immediately think we will deprive ourselves of something we enjoy.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Jennie (Bunt) Hamrick

Jennie Lou (Bunt) Humphries Hamrick, 90, of 1373 Boiling Springs Hwy., went home to be with the Lord on Friday, March 4, 2011, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center.  More...

Captain Joseph (Frank) Marthers

PACOLET – Captain Joseph Franklin Marthers, 67, of 136 Myrtle Drive in the Goucher community, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 5, 2011, at his residence.  More...

Jackie O. Johnson Sr.

Jackie Otis "Pop" Johnson Sr., 71, of 1566 Green River Road, Gaffney, passed away Friday, March 4, 2011, at his residence.  A native of Spartanburg County, he was a son of the late Leroy and Annie Johnson Johnson. More...

Columns

MOSS REPORT

Legislation focuses on restructuring government

The South Carolina House voted to consolidate more of our state’s administrative power in the hands of the governor recently by approving three major restructuring bills.  More...

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Take a left, then right, then left, then ...

The great Albert Einstein once said “the shortest distance between two points is a straight line.”  OK, Einstein didn’t really say that, but it sounds like something he might say because it’s very wise and thought-provoki More...

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Gallman update

Gallman shoots 76 in second round, tied for 62nd. More...

Ledger trophy case has 8 more awards

The Gaffney Ledger received eight South Carolina Press Association (SCPA)  awards Saturday in Columbia. More...

More fire departments extending their reach

Firefighters from across Cherokee County, and even outside of it, converged on the Cherokee County Courthouse and the Cherokee County Administration Building on Saturday, using ladder trucks to quickly get to the buildings’ rooftops.  More...

Local News

Court calendar might include Riddle re-trial

A Cherokee County court calendar released last week indicates as many as two weeks have been blocked out in July, possibly for the re-trial of a 25-year-old murder case.  Ernest Riddle is accused of murder in the 1985 murder of an elderly Gaffne More...

Judge scolds copper thief; gives him 10 years

A 43-year-old Gaffney man accepted responsibility Friday for his role in a copper theft that resulted in $183,000 in damage to a Gaffney building.  “I admitted my part in it,” Claude Lydia Jr. told Circuit Court judge Roger Couch. More...

“Taste of Cherokee” raises $15,000 for Red Cross

Even though total fell short of goal, event deemed ‘best ever’ by organizer

A little taste here … a little taste there.  Steadily making their way around the Broad Electric Cooperative Auditorium with plates and dining utensils firmly in their grasp, hundreds assuredly brought their appetites Thursday night as th More...

Sports

Saints claim conference crown

There was going to be a postgame ceremony no matter what transpired Saturday night at the Timken Center between Limestone and Coker. More...

Indians open season missing key player

It seems baseball players more than most athletes are making constant adjustments. More...

SCHEDULE

Today  High School Softball Gaffney at Boiling Spr. 5:30.  High School Baseball Gaffney at Boiling Spr. 7:30. High School Tennis Gaffney at Broome. 5 p.m. More...

Other News

Heritage Christian School

Above: Heritage Christian School seniors are: Jayce Goff, Stephenie Ellison, Lura Palmer, Deanna Spurlin, Kelly Hall, and Lydia Mellentine. Below: Heritage Christian students and faculty. More...

Northwest Elementary Science Fair results

Elementary Behavioral Science: 1st Place — Turner Wood...Distracted Driver 2nd Place — Meredith Sparks...Parrots Pick Elementary Biology 1st Place — JW Blanton...To Grow or Not to Grow 2nd Place — Adam Fowlkes...  More...

Unleash the Power

Mark 16:15 "Go into all the world and preach the Good News to all creation."   More...

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