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Ceremonies pay tribute to veterans

John Hunsuck joked that he didn’t know which hat to wear.  The retired U.S. Air Force colonel said that he had several from different veterans organizations. More...

LifeStyles

Miss Finley, Mr. Kelly wed inWilliamston

Andrea Susan Finley and Grayson Ashley Kelly were united in marriage on Saturday, April 14, 2012, at 5 p.m. in a celebratory worship service officiated by the Rev. Paul Cooper, uncle of the bride, the Rev. More...

Local F.O.P. lodge to host Hometown Heroes Fest

Appreciation day will be May 5 in Blacksburg

Cherokee Lodge 20 Fraternal Order of Police will host a "Hometown Heroes" appreciation day festival in Blacksburg on Saturday, May 5.  This special event will honor all those who protect and serve our communities, including law enforcement, fire More...

Little Miss Walking Doll

Ja'Mya Sharlene Bonner was crowned the Thickety Mountain Baptist Association Young Women's Auxiliary's 2012 Little Miss Walking Doll at during the group's bi-annual program recently at Piney Grove Ba More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Lee Edward Gunn

CHESTER – Lee Edward Gunn, 71, of 110 Parris Court, Chester, passed away Saturday, April 28, 2012, at Chester Regional Medical Center.  Born in Blacksburg, Mr. More...

James "Ricky" Huskey

GROVER, N.C. – James "Ricky" Huskey, 55, of 102-A Knoll Drive, passed away Friday, April 20, 2012, at Cleveland Regional Medical Center.  Born in York, Mr. More...

Madeline Lambright

Madeline West Lambright, 93, formerly of 425 E. Rutledge Ave., went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 26, 2012, at Peachtree Centre.  More...

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PAT BUCHANAN

Something rotten in the State

With the number of Secret Service members and agents caught up in the partying-with-prostitutes scandal in Cartagena now at a dozen, and six already gone, how much wider and deeper does this go?  More...

LEDGER COLUMNIST

She sure does smell vegetable-ly fresh

The other day on TV they were advertising “cucumber and green tea” body wash. Holy buckets! Now they’re selling soap that makes you smell like vegetables. Who’d a thunk it? More...

Football in plan LC board approves

A new football and academic scholarship program are parts of a new 5-year strategic initiative approved by Limestone College trustees.  Limestone has included a new football program in a plan to increase enrollment above 1,000 students within th More...

Mini-van slams into house of former city police chief

A Greenville woman faces multiple charges after the S.C. More...

Local News

Special Olympics set for Tuesday

It’s a day the county’s most special of athletes have waited on for nearly 365 days — and it’s nearly here.  Scores of local athletes will once again convene at the Gaffney High School track complex Tuesday, taking part i More...

'MATER' MEN

  — Cherokee Technology Center agriculture students trim a “Better Boy” tomato variety Wednesday while preparing for a Mother's Day plant sale. Students have been holding an annual FFA plant sale from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. More...

National Day of Prayer to be observed here Thursday

A familiar phrase, it can be difficult for one to fully absorb what “One Nation Under God” truly means.  With the human race — and the United States, for that matter — at a critical juncture in history, local believers as More...

Sports

Indians eager to begin spring practice

Three sessions in shorts, followed by 10 sessions in pads, start Tuesday

With five players returning from a record-setting offense and six players back from a stingy defense that allowed an average of only 10 points a game, the Gaffney High football team will begin spring practice Tuesday.  The Indians will go throug More...

Sanders perfect in playoff win

The district playoffs were anything but overwhelming for Blacksburg’s Malory Sanders.  Sanders tossed a fiveinning no hitter and helped her own cause with a 2-run triple in leading the Lady Wildcats to a 10-0 win over Blackville-Hilda on S More...

Wildcats bounce back with win

The Blacksburg High baseball team took out its frustrations against North Central on Friday.  The Wildcats gave starter Nick Hames all the run support he would need with four runs in the first inning in their 11-1 win in the loser’s bracke More...

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The Village School Of Gaffney

The Village School of Gaffney celebrated its 10th anniversary Friday. More...

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