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Burn victim in serious condition

A 44-year-old Spartanburg man who suffered electrical burns Thursday afternoon during a house-moving accident on Union Highway was listed in serious condition Friday afternoon at the Joseph M. More...

Northwestern-Gaffney game will be live on our website

Having clinched the Region III-4A crown last Friday with a victory over Clover, the Gaffney Indians finish up their home slate Tuesday against Northwestern at 8 p.m.  The game will be webcast live over Ledger Live on our website at www.gaffneyle More...

LifeStyles

Miss Sipe, Mr. Hoyle exchange vows

Meghan Nicole Sipe and Jordan Dean Hoyle were married Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011, at First Baptist Church in Lincolnton, N.C. The 6 p.m. vintage wedding was officiated by Dr. Joseph Dixon Free of Lincolnton.  More...

Limestone’s Chip Hill will join the Arioso Chamber Players at Feb. 7 concert

Limestone College will host the Arioso Chamber Players on Tuesday, Feb. 7, for a performance in Carroll Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. They will be joined by Limestone music professor Dr. Chip Hill on clarinet. More...

Danni’s Gymnastics competition team travels to Furman Classic

Danni’s Tumbling and Gymnastics competition team traveled to Greenville on Jan. 14-15 to compete at the Furman Classic competition held at Furman University.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

EDWARD W. LORR

COWPENS - Edward William Lorr, 65, died Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012 at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.  More...

STEVEN GARRICK

Steven Garrick, known to many as “Honkey,” 45, formerly of 424 Sarratt Ave., departed this life on Friday, Feb. 3, 2012, at 12:45 p.m. More...

MASON LEON MOSS

HICKORY GROVE – Mason Leon Moss, 74, of 11886 Smith Ford Road, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Feb. 3, 2012, at Piedmont Hospital.  More...

State News

South Carolina's weekly status of legislative action

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The fourth week of the legislative session:   More...

Three conservation groups sue over Savannah River deepening project

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Three conservation groups sued the U.S. More...

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Gaffney High School

GRADES — 9- 12 ENROLLMENT — 2,087 STUDENTS PRINCIPAL — MARLENE DAVIS SCHOOL ADDRESS: 149 TWIN LAKE ROAD GAFFNEY, S. C. 29341 PHONE: 902- 3600

SCHOOL HISTORY: A new Gaffney High School was built as part of a $47 million school building program. The school opened in August of 2000. More...

Students trade jeans so they ‘Do Something’

I consider myself fairly fashionable, but I also strive for a pretty high level of comfort.  Comfort is defined differently by different people. For me, there is nothing better than slipping into my favorite pair of worn-in jeans. More...

Man arrested after telling authorities he was pulled over, robbed by a cop

“I made all this up. This didn’t happen.”

Put on alert of a possible fake cop in their midst, police officers from throughout the region were keeping close watch Friday for the driver of a dark-colored Ford Crown Victoria who allegedly stopped, handcuffed and then robbed a 77-year-old man ne More...

Gainey, team earn national dance awards

Few things can wipe the smile off the face of Southern Dance Academy owner and instructor Misty Harrison these days.  Returning home with a top prize at a prestigious dance competition has that kind of effect on people.  More...

City council to vote on fireworks rules

Gaffney City Council will consider final reading today of an ordinance that would make it illegal to discharge fireworks on the Fourth of July after 11 p.m.  Last month, Gaffney City Council passed first reading of the ordinance by a 5-2 vote.&n More...

Vigil held for victim in 10-year-old murder

Surrounded by family and friends of Rev. More...

Local News

Gaffney Middle students plan field trip to North Carolina’s Outer Banks

Wind, sand and a dream of flying brought Wilbur and Orville Wright to Kitty Hawk, N.C., where they launched the first successful airplane flight in 1903.  More...

Goucher principal is finalist

Goucher Elementary principal Janice Keller is a finalist for the 2012 administrator of the year award given by the state’s international reading association.  More...

POLICE REPORT

ffi Nearly $1,000 in damage was reported following a Feb. 1 hit and run accident at West Frederick Street and Oakland Avenue. More...

Sports

At the PEAK of his game

If there ever appears to be a can’t miss prospect it’s LJ. Peak.  Peak comes in at 21 in the latest rankings of the top sophomores in the country by Scout.com. More...

Indians wear region crown

More than anything else, chemistry is the trait high school basketball teams desire most heading into the playoffs. More...

Wildcats rebound for big win over Southside Christian

Remember Blacksburg’s disappointing loss at Christ Church.  Long gone.  The Wildcats raced to a 19- point first-quarter cushion en route to a 76-47 home win over Southside Christian on Friday.  More...

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HAVE YOU CONSIDERED...

Are you ready for some good news?

After our South Carolina Republican presidential primary week of TV invasion and theft of telephone privacy, perhaps you, like me, are ready for some good news.  Well, here it is, my friends!  More...

GUEST COLUMNIST

Obama’s latest budget request mauls the military

“Freedom isn’t free.”  We usually hear this on occasions such as Memorial Day and Veteran’s Day. More...

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