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Man out on bond faces new credit card charge

Already facing a pending charge that he took out a credit card in his deceased stepfather’s name, a 48-year-old Gaffney man was arrested Monday afternoon by Gaffney police on a new charge that he established a credit card in a Spartanburg man&r More...

LifeStyles

Tart apple desserts are perfect end to meals anytime of year

Tasty apple crisp sure to become a family favorite

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – How appropriate that the first letter of the alphabet is often illustrated with a big beautiful apple, since apples are an all-American favorite.  More...

CLUB GATHERS FOR CHRISTMAS MEETING AND DINNER

Members of the Tuesday Women's Club met on the evening of Dec. 13, 2011, at the Piedmont Club in Spartanburg for their annual Christmas meeting and dinner. The hostesses – Mrs. Grady Randolph, Mrs. Smitty Cook and Mrs. More...

Glenn Miller Orchestra in Newberry on Jan. 22

NEWBERRY – The world famous Glenn Miller Orchestra swings into Newberry for a Big Band performance on Sunday, Jan. 22, at 3 p.m.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Robert A. Seals Jr.

Robert Alexander Seals Jr., 83, of 112 Hampton Ave., Gaffney, peacefully entered into eternal rest onMonday, Jan. 9, 2012, at his residence.  Mr. More...

James T. Burson

James Timothy Burson, 79, of 2621 Ringwood St., Charlotte, NC, formerly of Shelby, NC, husband of Blondell Visor Burson, passed Wednesday morning, Jan. 4, 2012, at the Saturn Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Charlotte.  More...

Rosa Huskey

Rosa Jackson Huskey, 94, of 519 High Point Road, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Jan. 9, 2012, at her residence.  Born in Gaffney, she was the widow of Ervin Monroe Huskey and daughter of the late Edgar and Teresa Sprouse Jackson. More...

State News

Four area residents receive degrees from Clemson University

CLEMSON, SC — The following local residents were among 1,121 students who received degrees from Clemson University at the Dec. More...

SC Senate panel approves unemployment bills

COLUMBIA, S.C. More...

Soap spill turns Interstate 85 into sudsy mess; closes northbound lanes

A Tuesday morning accident left a slippery mess on Interstate 85, prompting emergency personnel to detour the northbound lanes in Blacksburg for several hours. More...

NAACP goes to bat for Redish

Cherokee County NAACP members voiced their opposition Monday evening to reports school trustees will bypass associate superintendent Dr. Carlotta Redish for the district’s top leadership post.  More...

Action could clear Touchberry’s path to become interim school district boss

School trustees voted 7-2 Monday evening to request the state issue a temporary out-of-field superintendent certification for retired Blacksburg High Principal Jim Touchberry.  Touchberry spent more than 30 years as a teacher, coach and school a More...

Local News

WHAT’S UP

Meeting ffi The Gaffney Business Professional Women will have their regular monthly meeting on Monday, Jan. 16, at 12 p.m. in the meeting room of Aegean Pizza. More...

Spartanburg Community College names interim president

The Spartanburg County Commission for Technical and Community Education, the governing body of Spartanburg Community College, has named Henry C. More...

Council amends fireworks ordinance

It will be illegal to discharge fireworks on the Fourth of July after 11 p.m.  By a 5-2 vote Monday, Gaffney City Council amended its fireworks ordinance on first reading.  More...

Sports

Saints picked 5th in poll

Following one of the greatest seasons in program history, Limestone College women’s lacrosse has been picked No. 5 in the Lacrosse Magazine NCAA Division II Preseason Poll.  The Saints finished last season ranked No. More...

Saint grapplers place 7th at national duals

The Limestone wrestling team (6-6) split its final day at the 2012 NWCA/Cliff Keen National Duals, but came away with a seventh place finish overall on Sunday.  The Saints dropped the opening match of the day to No. More...

PASSING THE TIME

- Limestone's Josh Corry looks to pass to an open teammate during first-half action Saturday against Queens. Corry scored a team-high 23 points but Queens held on for a 62-59 victory. More...

Letters

Hopes you will follow the discussion

Cody:  It’s been about 35 years since I lived in Gaffney, but the GHS ‘71 Reunion and the Gaffneyite Facebook page this last fall got me reminiscing a good bit; and since 1980 I’ve been fascinated by the S.C. More...

Columns

THEIR VIEW

Governor’s email policy appears to be right step

It appears Gov. Nikki Haley is off to a good start for 2012, at least in terms of maintaining accurate records of her office’s correspondence archives.  More...

LEDGER COLUMNIST

If you don’t stop here, our vote must not mean much

Now that the new year has dawned and all the holiday bowl games are over, we can start talking about the subject everyone loves to discuss. Weather. OK, I’m kidding. I meant politics. More...

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