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Facebook page shows GHS students sleeping during class

There was a time when sleeping in class would result in snickering from fellow students and a reprimand from teachers.  More...

LifeStyles

Perry – Peterson

Dianna Michelle Perry and J. More...

95th BIRTHDAY –

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PALM SUNDAY BUFFET WILL BENEFIT MEALS ON WHEELS –

Daddy Joe's Beach House BBQ and Grill will host its annual buffet benefit for Meals on Wheels on Palm Sunday, April 17, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. You can eat in or carry out. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Frances Corry

Frances Elmore Corry of Vernon Street passed away peacefully at Brookview Healthcare Center on March 31, 2011.  More...

Coleen Oliver

Coleen McGaha Oliver, 81, formerly of 1003 Briarwood Lane, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 3, 2011, at Magnolias of Gaffney.  More...

Debra (Debi) Hill Blazek

Debra (Debi) Hill Blazek went to be with the Lord after a long battle with cancer on April 4, 2011, in Savannah, Ga.  More...

National News

Baby boomers worried

Many believe they won’t have enough money to retire

WASHINGTON (AP) — Baby boomers are starting to retire, but many are agonizing about their finances and believe they’ll need to work longer than they had planned, a new poll finds.  More...

Training session applications being taken for potential sheriff’s deputies

By TIM GULLA Ledger Staff Writer tim@gaffneyledger.com   The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a few good men and women who are willing to earn a sheriff’s office badge and serve their community without pay.  More...

INSIDE TODAY’S EDITION

Brett McBee (left) and Tonya Blanton are shown on the cover of the third annual “Let everyone know your business” publication included in today's Gaffney Ledger. More...

Local News

Gaffney High students getting into history

Gaffney High School students Eva Moon and Dustin Ricci had never heard about the 1970 Kent State shootings which occurred during the Vietnam War era before choosing to research the incident for a National History Day project.  More...

Blacksburg man graduates as E2

Airman Robert Tucker, 24, graduated from Lackland Air Force Base, 737th Training Group, 321 TRS FLT 192, in San Antonio, Texas, on March 4, 2011, after eight and one-half weeks of basic training in discipline and combat.  More...

SPRING —

Birds are chirping, bees are buzzing and flowers are blooming, so it must be spring and time for The Gaffney Ledger's annual .Spring' special section which will be published Friday, April 15. More...

Sports

STATE CHAMPS -

Team Indian completed another successful season on March 12 at this year's SCYWA State Championships in Charleston, bringing home 3 Gold Medals.  More...

Lady Indians blast Spartanburg, 35-4

It’s not a misprint. More...

Saints make Senior Day one to remember

The Limestone softball team swept its twin bill against Pfeiffer (16-28, 8- 10) on Monday, April 4, in a Senior Day conference doubleheader.  The Saints pounded out 10 hits in both games against the Falcons as they won by the scores of 5-0 and 4 More...

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THE MOSS REPORT

Knowing how they vote

One of the biggest issues for voters the past two years has been transparency, accountability and roll call voting. And since 2009 these issues have been a priority to me and my colleagues in the state House.  More...

THEIR VIEW

Voters having second thoughts?

From what the State Ethics Commission has alleged so far about campaign finance violations by Lt. Gov. Ken Ard, the violations appear to amount more to gross incompetence than overt criminal behavior. More...

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