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BIRTHDAYS

CAMERON DRAKE COBB celebrated his 5th birthday March 2, 2012. He is the son of Philip and Kristi Cobb of Blacksburg. More...

Library will host programs to celebrate birthday of Dr. Seuss

The Blacksburg and Gaffney libraries will be celebrating the birthday of one of the most beloved children’s authors of all time. Can you guess who it is? Why, Dr. Seuss of course!  More...

Pat Hall receives 2 AAUW awards

Pat Hall, an American Association of University member since 1995, was recently honored with a $500 Educational Fund Named Gift by the state organization and with a $500 Educational Fund Named Gift by the Gaffney Branch as well.  Mrs. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Willie Dean Houey

Willie Dean Houey, 67, of 601 Hetty Hill St., died Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012, in Spartanburg Regional Hospice.  Son of Lorene Oglesby Houey of Gaffney and the late J.D. Houey, he was born in Gaffney. More...

Braxton Loyd Hughey

Braxton Loyd Hughey, infant, went home to be with Jesus on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.  He was the son of Brandon and Kayla Goodwin Hughey of 2602 Union Hwy., Gaffney.  More...

David Burgess

David Carroll Burgess, 36, of 602 Old Race Track Road, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012.  More...

Breaking News - 3/4/2012 11:04 AM

Indians win thriller

Gaffney defeats Lexington in OT

Prior to the start of the playoffs, Gaffney coach Mark Huff was fond of saying this year's Class 4A state championship would have surely earned it, given the quality of the teams. More...

DOT plan will make one bridge out of two

Trying to get the most bang out of the public buck, the South Carolina Department of Transportation thinks it may be wiser to replace two bridges along Interstate 85 with a single span.  Along with being more economical, the plan would also make More...

Local News

Cleanup of old‘Reservation’ could begin soon

A band room and press box filming platform could soon have a date with the wrecking ball at W.K. Brumbach Stadium.  More...

BPW rate hike OK’d; no raises in budget

Gaffney Board of Public Works commissioners won’t be putting some extra cash in their pockets this Christmas.  Apparently in response to some sharp criticism, the commissioners agreed to exclude themselves from the Christmas bonuses given More...

Problem discovered during a roof survey

Lack of insulation contributes to poor sound quality in GHS gym

Poor sound quality in the Gaffney High gym has led school officials to consider buying a new sound system.  School trustees were given another reason for the sound problems Tuesday evening by Stafford Consulting Engineers in Charlotte. More...

Sports

Indians super soph rises to the level of his competition

Gaffney’s L.J. Peak admits he didn’t have a full grasp of winning a state championship in 2010.  Perhaps, he shouldn’t have.  He was only an eighth-grader.  More...

Gaffney goes after another hoops title in clash with Lexington

Gaffney vs. More...

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READERS ON THE ROAD

Billy and Carole Briggs and grandson Mason are shown with Lori Connorton, right, a volunteer pilot for Pilots and Paws and her co-pilot Jessica Rolfe, left. More...

Daughter’s birth life-changing event

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Sometimes the sharpest pains one experiences are not resigned to their own body, but that of someone else.  As many of you know, I became a father a couple of months ago to a precious little girl, Isabell Georgia Hughes.  More...

Michigan democrats power Santorum

THEIR VIEWS

Did Mitt Romney eke out a victory in Michigan? No. He actually won by a hefty margin. Did he lose blue-collar voters, showing weakness in that key sector? No. He carried them quite nicely.  More...

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