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Feds make nine arrests after 3-year investigation

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LifeStyles

Unforeseen events can wreak havoc with retirement

No matter how carefully you’ve prepared for your retirement, some unforeseen events – such as losing a spouse or not being able to sell your home – could derail your plans. More...

IT'S THAT TIME AGAIN –

The Salvation Army of Cherokee County will begin ringing bells for charity on Saturday, Nov. 12, and continue to ring until Saturday, Dec. 24. More...

Hitchcock meets hilarious in SLT’s ‘The 39 Steps’

SPARTANBURG – The Spartanburg Little Theatre’s 2011-2012 season continues with the Tony award winning The 39 Steps. On stage for six performances through Nov. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

James E. Carroll

James Edward Carroll, 59, of Ross Street, passed away Monday morning, Oct. 31, 2011, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.  Mr. Carroll was a native of Gaffney and son of the late Leonard Roy and the late Inez Lowery Carroll. More...

Carl Blackwell

PACOLET – Carl Blackwell, 62, of 140 Red Tip Lane, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Nov. More...

Margaret Bell

BLACKSBURG – Margaret Neely Bell, 88, formerly of Old Chester Road, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Nov. More...

FOOTBALL CONTEST

You know how they say no one’s perfect.  Don’t tell that to Marie Linder, the winner of last week’s football contest.  She IS perfect, or at least she was last week when it came to predicting football game outcomes.  More...

School district administrator finalist for Chester County job

Cherokee County School District Associate Superintendent Dr. More...

Local News

Parson’s Pantry donors listed

The following people have made gifts to Parson’s Pantry to help needy pastors, retired pastors, widows of pastors and married ministerial students:

— Ron and Karen Jackson, in honor of pastor Dr. Don Wilton; — Gail Camp, in memory of Jimmy Camp; — Tina Volpe, in memory of her dad, the Rev. Clyde Peterson; — Eckles and Vera Phillips, in honor of the Rev. and Mrs. More...

WALKING THE DOG

— County residents took their dogs out for a stroll Saturday during a “Strut Your Mutt” event held at the Gaffney Visitors Center. More...

Woman’s bizarre behavior leads to confrontation with police

By SCOTT POWELL Ledger Staff Writer spowell@gaffneyledger.com   A Georgia woman armed with an ice pick was arrested Oct. 30 after police said she displayed bizarre behavior in a local travel plaza.  More...

Sports

Science of winning based on team chemistry

Chemistry is no backroom science project when it comes to high school football.  It ranks right up there with screen passes and safety blitzes. It’s as important as having a sound game plan.  More...

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THEIR VIEW

Debate will give voters definitive glimpse of candidates

With a presidential campaign debate coming up at Wofford College in Spartanburg, many South Carolinians will get to see candidates, as they say, up close and personal. Others will see the event on television.  More...

READERS ON THE ROAD

“Larry Sanders of Gaffney took the Ledger with him .on the road and in the air' as he toured the Pyramids in Cairo, Egypt recently.” 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?