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Miss Richardson, Mr. Blanton married Oct. 15 in Spartanburg

SPARTANBURG – Anna Ruth Richardson of Spartanburg and Steven Caldwell Blanton of Gaffney were united in marriage Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011, at 6 p.m. at The Episcopal Church of the Advent. The Rev. Ned Morris officiated the ceremony. More...

A visit from Mabel

A VISIT FROM MABEL – Pet therapy time is always a fun time for Peachtree Centre residents, whose faces just light up when they see a little animal coming in to visit them. More...

Mr. and Mrs. Scruggs married 50 years

Gerald and Beverly Scruggs celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 3, 2011. Mr. and Mrs. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Mickey Gauthier

COWPENS – Roy Michel "Mickey" Gauthier, 57, of 978 Love Springs Road, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011.  More...

Ann Wannamaker

Ann Janette Brown Wannamaker, 59, of 140 Dogwood Ave., Spartanburg, wife of Cesar Wannamaker, passed on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011, at Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System.  More...

Joe Lee Humphries

Joe Lee Humphries, 44, of 122 Ridgeway Road, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011. More...

Columns

READERS ON THE ROAD

John and Kathryn Browning celebrated their 49th wedding anniversary Sept. 24. The couple took The Ledger with them on a trip to Niagara Falls. More...

THEIR VIEW

Many teens view hurtful language as ‘no big deal’

Most parents would like nothing better than to protect their children from hurtful and hateful language, especially comments directed at their race, creed or a physical condition. More...

GUEST COLUMNIST

Steve Jobs and American exceptionalism

Steve Jobs was more than the creative force behind a successful company. More...

MOW will continue pancake tradition

Sometimes tradition is worth saving.  For example, the local Kiwanis Club has for years served up pancakes, sausage and other tasty items in preparation for Gaffney High School’s final home regular season football contest.  More...

Local News

YMCA, Alzheimer’s Association team up for a good cause

By JOE L. HUGHES II Ledger Staff Writer joe@gaffneyledger.com   Talk about killing two birds with one stone.  More...

Free health clinic offered to area high school athletes

Gaffney High tailback Joey Gaines felt a sharp pain in his ankle Friday night as he planted to make a cutback on a running play in a 72-13 victory over Rock Hill.  More...

Like challenges? Boy, do we have a test for you

Most job interviews are held behind closed doors and that certainly will be the case when the top candidates for several job openings at the City of Gaffney Fire Department come back for one-on-one interviews Tuesday.  More...

Sports

Dreams come true for Blacksburg seniors

Colton Greene and Justin Taylor celebrated every lineman’s dream when the Blacksburg seniors scored Friday in a 52-14 victory over Whitmire.  More...

Copeland puts up Shrine Bowl worthy numbers in victory

Joey Copeland played his role.  The Gaffney senior looked every bit of a Shrine Bowl quarterback in the Indians’ rout of Rock Hill on Friday.  In perhaps his best performance of the year, Copeland completed 16 of his 23 passes for 359 More...

Ellis leads freshmen over Rock Hill

Greg Ellis ran for a touchdown and passed for another to lead the Gaffney ninth-grade team to a 28-16 win over Rock Hill on Thursday.  Kel Noel and Jordan Shippy also had rushing touchdowns, while Jalen Sims returned a kickoff for a touchdown fo More...

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HEAD OF THE CLASS

SCHOOL HISTORY: Blacksburg Primary School is the second school to bear this name. The school's history can be traced back to the late 1800s to the first school in Blacksburg, the Blacksburg Grammar School. More...

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Poll

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?