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WE WILL BE CLOSED MONDAY

the Gaffney ledger will be closed monday, may 28, in observance of memorial Day.  More...

LifeStyles

GLTG and Limestone College collaborate to present Honk! Jr.

Play opened Thursday evening; continues tonight and Saturday at Limestone College Theatre Center

Honk! Jr. opened Thursday and continues through Saturday, May 26, at Limestone College Theatre Center, 130 Leadmine Road. Show times are today at 7:30 p.m. with two performances Saturday at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. More...

WHAT’S UP

Church news ffi Episcopal Church of the Incarnation, 308 College Drive, has completed Phase I of its columbarium and will be dedicating it on Sunday, May 27, at 9:30 a.m. The columbarium is located in a quiet area at the back of Trinity Garden. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

VIVIAN STEWARD

INMAN – Vivian Claudette “Tootsie” Steward, 78, of Inman, went home to be with her Lord on Thursday, May 24, 2012.  More...

Ruth (RuRu) Kendrick

Ruth Bailey Kendrick, 79, of 686 Bonner Road, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 22, 2012, at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home.  More...

Rev. David Vernon

The Rev. David Dean Vernon, 58, of 401 Winchester Drive, widower of Betty Camp Vernon, passed on Thursday, May 24, 2012, at 2:35 a.m. at Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System.  More...

Other News

The Sunday School Lesson

The Way, the Truth, and the Life

JOHN 14.1 Let not your heart . be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me.  2 In my Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. More...

Stories Behind The Hymns

In The Garden   This is one of the most beautiful hymns written in the early 1900’s. More...

Son accused of burning mom’s home

Investigators of a Monday morning fire in the Goucher community that was deemed suspicious by firefighters ended up filing an arson charge against the son of the home owner.   More...

Troopers out in force for Memorial Day weekend

‘Here’s your warning’

Summer starts early for South Carolina Highway Patrol troopers and in their line of work, it’s far from fun and games.  The 100 Deadly Days of Summer, the period from Memorial Day to Labor Day that is often accompanied by increased roadway More...

Woman reported missing was last seen May 2 at 118 Midland Drive, Spartanburg

An Upstate mother and local police agencies are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing woman.  The Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office has issued a missing person report for 20- year-old Crystal Lynn Freeman of Boiling More...

Local News

Cherokee County Memorial Day Program

May 28, 2012 - 10:00 am

War Memorial (In front of Cherokee County Council Administration Building - S. More...

One shoplifter hungry and thirsty, another just thirsty

Gaffney Police were on the lookout for an alleged shoplifter who took some groceries inside the bathroom of a West Floyd Baker Boulevard supermarket.  More...

School district wrestling with pay raises in finalizing 2012-13 budget

Pay raises are the biggest question mark the Cherokee County School District faces in finalizing a $60.8 million school budget.  More...

Sports

Like Old Times

Jimmie Johnson, Chad Knaus dominate All-Star Race in Charlotte

Prior to Jimmie Johnson’s win in the Bojangles’ Southern 500 on May 12, it seemed Hendrick Motorsports would never get that elusive 200th Cup win. More...

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PAT BUCHANAN

What if Zimmerman walks free?

Three months ago, George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer in Sanford, Fla., shot and killed Trayvon Martin.  Handcuffed, taken in and interrogated, Zimmerman told police Trayvon had been acting suspiciously that dark and rainy night, th More...

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Take time to thank them

According to the Good Book, there is no greater honor than one who died for their faith.  Thankfully, with the exception of acts by vile characters, rarely is anyone persecuted for such causes in our American culture. More...

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