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About 100 students to be invited to ‘county scholarship barbecue’ May 24

High school seniors have an opportunity May 24 to earn scholarship money that could help them secure a manufacturing or industrial job upon completing technical training.  More...

LifeStyles

Union County Arts Council plans‘Drawing for Beginners’ class

UNION – The Union County Arts Council has announced a “Drawing for Beginners” class that will begin May 24 and continue through June 28.  More...

Photography Day May 5 at Hollywild

INMAN – Hollywild Animal Park will host Photography Day on Saturday, May 5, from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. The park will be open to the public for the day. More...

Improved fitness can help minimize pain of scoliosis

ROCHESTER, Minn.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Jeff McFalls

Jeffrey Wayne Mc- Falls, 38, of 113 Lester Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, May 2, 2012, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center.  More...

Henry Lee “Coach Red” Scates

Henry Lee “Coach Red” Scates, 71, of 119 Christopher Road, Gaffney, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, May 1, 2012, at his residence.  Born Dec. More...

Roger Petty

Roger Marion Petty, 70, of 622 Garvin Lake Road, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, May 2, 2012, at his residence.  Born in Gaffney, he was the husband of Judy Elaine Bridges Petty of the home and son of the late Paul Hicks Petty and Vi More...

Columns

PAT BUCHANAN

The speech was designed to get Obama past November

“My fellow Americans, we have traveled through more than a decade under the dark cloud of war,” said Barack Obama from Bagram Air Base.  More...

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LEDGER COLUMNIST

One good habit does indeed lead to another

Not all plans are meant to be fulfilled. Sometimes, life happens.  Boy, have I found this out in recent months. After all, when you have a 5-month old child at home, some plans will just have to wait for another day.  More...

New law designed to keep designer drugs off shelves

You almost need a degree in organic chemistry just to read South Carolina House Bill 3793, which recently was signed into law.  But staying ahead of a dangerous curve no doubt requires some complexity.  More...

Crowd gathers to offer prayer for nation, leaders

Weather was not necessarily one of the topics which local believers took to God in prayer Thursday outside Gaffney City Hall, but it was a reminder there is more than enough for which to be thankful.  More...

Local News

Depressed? This workshop’s for you

A brain is a terrible thing to waste, and for Rev. Roxanne Renee, matters of the mind were pushing her ever close to the brink of taking her own life.  More...

Technology is taking bullying to a new level

Call it a case of Monday blues for students headed back to school.  More...

New commander forTroop Four

The South Carolina Highway Patrol has named Kenneth D. Phelps as captain over Troop Four, which includes Chester, Cherokee, Union, Fairfield, Chesterfield, York, and Lancaster counties.  More...

Sports

Bulldogs offer Gaffney wideout

Ohio St. also expresses interest in WO

Gaffney wideout Shaq Davidson is picking up offers as fast as he sheds tacklers.  SEC power Georgia is the latest school to offer a scholarship to the rising junior.  Gaffney coach Dan Jones said the offer was made earlier this week by Bull More...

Indians get back in the flow

The start of the 2012 football season is still about five months away. More...

Sims leads pro league in scoring

It took some time for Donald Sims to understand the language enough to order a meal at McDonald’s.  As far as basketball, it took no time at all for the Gaffney native to feel at home in Venezuela.  Sims led the Venezuela professional More...

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The Sunday School Lesson

The Bread of Life

JOHN 6:22 The day following, when the people which stood on the other side of the sea saw that there was none other boat there, save that one whereinto his disciples were entered, and that Je’sus went not with his disciples into the boat, but t More...

Stories Behind The Hymns

Send The Light

Send The Light Author: Charles H. Gabriel (1856-1932) Composer: Charles H. Gabriel (1856-1932)   More...

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