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Camellia Society presents 10 debutantes at 17th annual ball

TThe Camellia Society of Gaffney presented the 2011 debutantes at the annual Camellia Ball on Saturday evening, March 19, from 8 until 12 at the Spartanburg Marriott at Renaissance Park.  More...

Huey Lewis and The News will perform in Greenville

Concert set for April 17 at Peace Center

GREENVILLE – Grammy Awardwinning Huey Lewis and The News will visit the Peace Center in Greenville on Sunday, April 17, at 7:30 p.m. as part of their “Soulsville” tour.  More...

March 22 is Diabetes Alert Day

Vascular wellness is a very real concern for persons with diabetes.  Many people are unaware they have type 2 diabetes. For this reason, Diabetes Alert Day on Tuesday, March 22, provides a “wake-up call” for America.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Benjamin (Benji) Easler

Benjamin (Benji) Samuel Easler, 6, of 187 Corinth Road, went home to be with Jesus on Saturday, March 19, 2011, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.  He was the son of Dr. More...

Shirley Wise

GROVER, N.C. – Shirley Lou Sheehan Wise, 50, of 2608 Blacksburg Road, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 19, 2011.  More...

Annie Lemmons

Annie Proffitt Lemmons, 100, formerly of 205 Overbrook Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, March 18, 2011, at Peachtree Centre.  More...

Letters

Second Pastors Prayer Lunch scheduled for Thursday at Limestone College

To All Pastors and Spiritual Leaders in Cherokee County:  The faith communities of Cherokee County will play a key role in the success or failure of efforts to address the issues identified in the Community Indicators Project.  More...

Inspector fired

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina officials say the state inspector who OK'd a children's train ride that crashed over the weekend, killing a boy and injuring dozens, falsified his report. More...

MULTI-VEHICLE CRASH

  At press time, authorities were continuing to sort out details of an accident that occurred Sunday afternoon on Hwy. 5 just outside Blacksburg. More...

Local News

Cancer treatment center coming to Gaffney

A former local urgent care facility on Hyatt Street will become a cancer treatment center.  According to the monthly building report, Spartanburg Regional will spend $1.2 million on the 3,000 square foot addition.  The cancer treatment cen More...

Gas station files suit against gas supplier

A local gas station has filed a class action lawsuit against its gasoline supplier, alleging a failure to pass along a federal tax credit on ethanolblended gasoline cost the station more than $70,000.  More...

Flag flap

Former branch manager says she was ‘sacrificial lamb,’ sues Bank of America

Claiming she was made a “sacrificial lamb” despite following company policy to the letter, the former manager of the Bank of America branch in Gaffney has filed a federal lawsuit in U.S. More...

Sports

North-South All-Star Game

Huff guides North all-stars to victory

Although the game wasn’t for the state championship or even a region title for that matter, the goal for Gaffney High basketball coach Mark Huff is always the same – to win.  He did just that Saturday at North Myrtle Beach High Schoo More...

Saints blast Belmont Abbey

Sophomore attack Riley Loewen erupted for a game-high eight points (5 goals, 3 assists) and No. More...

Wildcats fall short against region’s best

Blacksburg High baseball coach Toby Elliott knew Southside Christian could hit. More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

It’s in the cards

So the other day I was channel-surfing between the eleventy-million basketball games that have been on TV since the NCAA Tournament started.  And when you channel surf, you will occasionally come across some interesting and/or weird and wacky st More...

HAVE YOU CONSIDERED...

Whole grains for good gains

My dad was fond of country ham. A common affection of most lifelong Southerners. I can remember him saying, “If I appear to be dead, put a piece of country ham under my nose. If I move, I am still alive. 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?