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GHS receives national award

Gaffney High School has received national recognition from High Schools That Work for its efforts to prepare students for college and careers.  More...

LifeStyles

MissWitten, Mr. Kaemmerlen married April 14 in Maryland

Kristy Lynn Witten and Stephen Robert Kaemmerlen, both of Skyesville, Md., exchanged marriage vows in an outdoor wedding on April 14, 2012, at Morningside Inn in Frederick, Md. The Rev. James Brown conducted the 11:30 a.m. More...

Things to do at the Chapman Cultural Center

Free Art and History The Spartanburg Regional History Museum and the Spartanburg Art Museum both at the Chapman Cultural Center are free the first weekend of each month through the generous gifts of donors. More...

Limestone College May Day, 1934

Southern Exposure artist Doris Turner depicted an image of her mother with Dr. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

LeVerne Peeler Oglesby

LeVerne Peeler Oglesby, 55, of 100 White Oak Drive, Apt. 21, passed on Tuesday, June 26, 2012, at 12:45 p.m. at Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System.  Daughter of the late LeMaster Peeler and the late Dorothy Boyd Peeler, she was born Sept. More...

Linda Smiley

Linda Lanier Smiley, 55, of 2452 Overbrook Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, June 27, 2012, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center .  Born in Gaffney, she was the widow of the late Terry Smiley and daughter of the late Tom and Virg More...

William Lee Camp

Funeral service for William Lee Camp, 60, of 1208 N. Granard   St., will be Friday, June 29, at 1 p.m at Foster Funeral Home with the Rev. Robert L. Dover, Minister Larry Hames and Minister Monica J. Hames officiating. More...

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The Sunday School Lesson

Administering Justice

1 Samuel 7:3 And Samuel spake unto all the house of Israel, saying, If ye do return unto the Lord with all your hearts, then put away the strange gods and Ashtaroth from among you, and prepare your hearts unto the Lord, and serve him only: and he wil More...

Stories Behind The Hymns

God of Our Fathers, Whose Almighty Hand

THE STAR SPANGLED BANNER AUTHOR: FRANCIS SCOTT KEY (1779-1843) MUSIC: ANONYMOUS   More...

Breaking News - 7/1/2012 9:02 AM

Recreation District sued

Gaffney Little League Football, faced with competition from a new league started by the Cherokee County Recreation District, is turning to the Cherokee County Court of Common Pleas to tackle the new league even before play on the field begins. More...

Man who stole, crashed police car gets 15 years

Keith Johnson pleads guilty to multiple charges

SPARTANBURG- A 36-yearold Spartanburg man who stole a Gaffney Police Department cruiser during a drunk driving arrest and subsequently crashed it into an Upstate Carolina Medical Center nurse’s vehicle while trying to elude police, was sentence More...

Arrest made in church theft case

A 29-year-old Anderson woman, who allegedly walked into a Providence Road church during Sunday evening services and stole a purse and church-owned video camera from church offices, was captured Tuesday at a local pawn shop while she was trying to sel More...

Local News

Word is spreading about K-14 Scholarship program

A day after attending a scholarship open house, Wes Earls and Miles Goodwin enrolled Wednesday in a new mechatronics certificate program at Spartanburg Community College this fall.  More...

Relay nearing fundraising goal

It would seem May’s Relay for Life of Cherokee County festivities would mark the end of fundraising by local teams determined to find a cure for cancer.  In actuality, it is just the beginning.  Keeping their pedal to the metal in reg More...

POLICE REPORT

Three face meth charges after car searched at safety checkpoint   Three people were charged in arrest warrants with possession of suspected methamphetamine following a June 22 public safety checkpoint conducted by the Gaffney Police Department a More...

Sports

Sonoma Surprise

Clint Bowyer takes first Cup road course win in California

Perhaps Clint Bowyer’s win on the road course in Sonoma, Calif., should not have come as a surprise. More...

News & Notes

ffi Silly Season 2012 has officially begun. On Tuesday, Roush Fenway Racing announced that Matt Kenseth would not return to the organization’s No. 17 Ford next season. More...

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THE RASMUSSEN REPORT

Supreme Court keeps health care law on life support

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision that President Obama’s health care law is constitutional keeps it alive for now. But it’s important to remember that the law has already lost in the court of public opinion. More...

LEDGER COLUMNIST

2021 might seem like a long way off, but ...

Imagine if you were expected to play in the Super Bowl and win the game by larger margins every football season.  More...

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Sen. Harvey Peeler (R-Gaffney) sponsored a resolution Dec. 7 for the Senate Committee on Interstate Cooperation to study the potential impact of not recognizing Daylight Savings Time. Do you think DST should be abolished?