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— “CHASTENED

by slowing U.S. and international economies,” Yandle wrote, “the S.C. More...

LifeStyles

Gaffney Little Theatre presents ‘The Best Christmas Pageant Ever’

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever opens Friday, Dec. 9, at 7:30 p.m. for a three-day run in the 140-seat Limestone College Theatre on Leadmine Street. More...

WHAT’S UP

Tour of churches   More...

Sports

Heartbreaker

Turnovers doom Indians' championship dream

Gaffney offensive coordinator Donnie Littlejohn was trying to come up with a way to characterize what the Byrnes’ defense did to the high-scoring Indians’ offense Saturday.  “They stopped the run and made us throw it,” Li More...

Fuller:‘Blame me’

In the wake of the disappointing outcome Saturday, Gaffney defensive coordinator Ben Fuller pointed the finger at his own toughest critic - himself.  A blunt Fuller said he takes full responsibility for the defense’s struggles Saturday.&nb More...

Davis tops 2,000 yards, but can't cap career with title

It all seems a bit unfair.  Quinshad Davis, one of the top student athletes ever at Gaffney High, was set to cap off his senior year with an elusive football state championship.  But Davis and his teammates were denied that dream ending in More...

Other News

TheYear of the Indian

18 weeks have passed since the beginning of the football season. To most of the athletic trainers and coaches, it’s been a long journey to the top. More...

Alma Elementary All-Stars

SHINE- THINK, IMAGINE, INSPIRE, CELEBRATE   More...

Man airlifted after being struck by train

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A 76-year-old 10th Street man is recuperating at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center after being struck by a Norfolk Southern locomotive Saturday. More...

CHRISTMAS IS FOR KIDS

Here is the list of donors to Christmas Is For Kids, sponsored by this newspaper. Bring contributions to The Gaffney Ledger at 1604 W. Floyd Baker Blvd., Gaffney, or mail them to:   Christmas Is For Kids c/o The Gaffney Ledger  P.O. More...

Report: Meaningful economic recovery will center on construction activity

Anyone hoping for quicker return to pre-recession levels of employment in South Carolina better root for the optimistic side of Dr. Bruce Yandle, or better yet the sound of hammers and saws.  More...

Local News

Limestone College kicks off holiday season with Christmas On Campus

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Limestone College kicked off the yuletide season Saturday with a number of events. More...

Both drivers ticketed after Sunday morning crash on College Drive

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Both drivers involved in a Sunday morning wreck on College Drive that left one vehicle resting on its side in front of Oakland Cemetery were ticketed following an investigation by Gaffney police. More...

Limestone College wind ensemble will give fall concert Dec. 6

The 44-member Limestone College Wind Ensemble will present its fall concert Tuesday, Dec. 6, at 7:30 p.m. in Fullerton Auditorium. The concert, which is free and open to the public, features wind and percussion instruments. Dr. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Laura A. Williams

Laura A. Williams, 61, of 510 Thompson St., widow of Deacon John L. Williams, passed on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011, at 4:25 p.m. at Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System, Spartanburg.  More...

Edward Long

Edward William Long, 92, of 153 Lakeside Lane, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Dec. More...

Colleen Broom

GAFFNEY – Colleen Broom, 80, of 1542 Corinth Road, passed awayWednesday, Nov. 30, 2011, at her residence. She was formerly of 114 Brull St., Blacksburg.  Born in Cherokee Falls, Mrs. More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Hey baby, watch me squeeze this spring

A few weeks ago I started back hitting the treadmill.  I’m not going to say how far I’ve gone on the treadmill during that time, but if it were actual running and if the distance on that electronic mile-counter thing is accurate, I w More...

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Big Rival Saturday

Turn out the lights, put away the pennants, tailgating equipment, and game clothes. Another exciting day of college football has passed from wild expectation to the record books. More...

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