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Couple exchange vows July 28 in Spartanburg

Trina Willard Smalley and Timothy Steven Elliott exchanged marriage vows on Saturday, July 28, 2012, at The Duncan Estate in Spartanburg. Jonathan Godfrey conducted the 6 p.m. double ring ceremony.  A reception followed at Duncan Estate. More...

Things To Do

Campfire at Walnut Grove Plantation  Friday, aug. 10, 7:30 p.m.  More...

Tinnitus: Ways to reduce the irritation

ROCHESTER, Minn. – Tinnitus – the name for a ringing, buzzing, whistling or hissing noise in the ear – isn't a disease.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Donia Childers, 90, homemaker

Donia Lorene Smith Childers, 90, formerly of 705 Florence St., went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012, at Brookview Healthcare Center.  More...

Jesse Davis, 65, retired from Limestone College

Jesse “Lil Whoop” Davis, 65, of 406 E. Jefferies St., Gaffney, died Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012, at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home.  More...

Ross McBee, infant grandson of Gaffney couple

SPARTANBURG – Dennis Ross McBee, infant, went home to be with Jesus on Monday, Aug. 6, 2012, at Mary Black Memorial Hospital.  More...

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God’s Promise of a Righteous Lord

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Stories Behind The Hymns

God Moves in a Mysterious Way

God Moves In A Mysterious Way  Author: William Cowper  (1731-1800)  Composer: Dundee, Scottish Psalter  - (1615)  More...

Veteran detective fired

SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT

A veteran member of the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office was terminated Wednesday afternoon after sheriff’s office officials were briefed on the status of an ongoing investigation by the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division into allege More...

Man faces trafficking charges

City of Gaffney Narcotics Agents filed two arrest warrants against an Iris Lane man accused of trafficking crack cocaine and cocaine.  Nicholas Androplus Bonner, 31, whose address is listed as 126 Iris Lane, is accused in one warrant of traffick More...

Local News

Two mayoral candidates debate

Challenger Bernestine Dawkins took aim at incumbent Gaffney Mayor Henry Jolly for his support of putting the sale of alcohol on Sunday on a referendum.  During a debate Wednesday webcast by The Gaffney Ledger and broadcast by WZZQ, Dawkins said More...

POLE HITTER

— An 80- year- old Gaffney man was transported to Upstate Carolina Medical Center following a Wednesday afternoon wreck on Railroad Avenue. More...

Wilson, Bridges campaign for Blacksburg’s 4th District seat

Going door to door in a last-minute effort to secure votes ahead of Tuesday’s election, Blacksburg 4th District representative Janie Wilson took a second to breathe, recognizing how long its been since she was forced to hit the campaign trail.& More...

Sports

Triumph and Tragedy

Gordon breaks winless skid; lightning strike mars events at Pocono

The Pennsylvania 400 at Pocono Raceway was dominated, once again, by Jimmie Johnson. More...

News & Notes

ffi In interviews conducted early this week, AJ Allmendinger disclosed that the substance he tested positive for in a drug test in early July was Adderall, a drug prescribed for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.  More...

Horsepower Rankings

1. Jimmie Johnson Although a flat tire foiled Johnson’s hopes for a second straight victory, it’s pretty obvious who the best team on the circuit is these days.  More...

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AGING MATTERS

Scams and frauds

Every year, our office receives a number of requests from seniors who are concerned about a suspicious caller, unusual activity, or a bogus offer. In fact, earlier this year, a caller reportedly paid a contractor more than $100,000 to build a house. More...

THEIR VIEWS

Curb obesity and health will improve   South Carolina is, in one word, fat. Obesity is a problem all across the United States but it is particularly troublesome in the Palmetto State.  More...

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