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Homemade treats are sweetest way to say ‘I love you’

Chocolate is usually at the top of the list of indulgent goodies

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Homemade treats as a gift on special occasions are the sweetest way to say "I love you" to everyone important in your life.  More...

Riverbanks Zoo hosts ‘Springtime at the Garden’ March 26

COLUMBIA – You can dig up inspiration for a successful growing season while exploring the wonderful world of plants at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden’s Springtime at the Garden Festival on Saturday, March 26.  More...

WHAT’S UP

Church news  The Helping Hands Ministry of Limestone Missionary Baptist Church will be operating on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9- 11:30 a.m. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

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.  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...

Margaret Williams

CHESNEE – Margaret Louise Towery Williams of 653 Green Lake Road went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, March 22, 2011, at her home.  More...

Japanese company president confident his nation will recover

Lost in the aftermath of the horrific earthquake and tsunami that devastated the coast of northeastern Japan’s main island last week is a history which has stood the test of time.  More...

2nd man charged in double murders

A 21-year-old Drucilla Drive man has become the second person arrested in connection with a Jan. 19 double homicide on West Buford Street.  More...

Local News

Sheriff, police chief will speak at courthouse prayer vigil

In light of recent acts of violence around Cherokee County, a recently formed organization of concerned local residents are taking their issues to local authorities as well as a higher power.   More...

Praying on the boulevard

It is often said that “Prayer changes things.”  Making sure the saying had not become common cliche, hundreds of youths from local churches linked hand in hand and raised any of an assortment of prayer requests to the heavens, knowin More...

Request will be considered by county council

For the second time, Gaffney Little League Football President Ray Head asked Cherokee County Council to recommend a change in state law that would result in Cherokee County Council overseeing the budget of the Cherokee County Recreation District.&nbs More...

Sports

ARMED FOR ACTION –

Gaffney's Bryon Munsterman delivers a pitch during second inning action Monday against Dorman. Munsterman had a rough outing as the Cavaliers cruised to a 19-5 win. More...

Landrum tops Lady Wildcats

Two of the top ranked Class A teams in the state put on a show Monday as No. 4-ranked Landrum squeaked past No. More...

Gaffney’s Hughey named SoCon Player of the Week

Furman senior Morgan Hughey has been named Southern Conference Softball Player of the Week after leading the Paladins to a 5-2 record and series sweep of Western Carolina, it was announced on Monday by the league office.  More...

Columns

READERS ON THE ROAD

Jayden and Lauryn Driskill took The Gaffney Ledger along with them on their recent trip to Wilderness at the Smokies in Sevierville, Tenn. Their parents are Jason and Sherry Driskill. More...

THEIR VIEW

Legislation that’s long overdue for significant retooling

The No Child Left Behind Act’s title expresses a worthy goal — assuring that every American child has access to a good education. More...

CODY SOSSAMON

This won’t hurt much

How come it is that doctors are less than truthful about what we might expect from an upcoming surgery?  Maybe it isn’t so much ‘less than truthful’ as it is “I don’t really know what you’re going to go throug 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?