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The Toy Republic

Ceramic characters create unique portrait of an imaginary nation

A s an artist, accepting that her brand of art was not cute nor beautiful initially disturbed Diana Farfán.  "In general, people think going to an art show or exhibit, they'll find some sort of beauty," she said. More...

Mother of autistic teen speaker Sunday evening at Southside Baptist Church

Autism. For most people the word brings more questions than answers. More...

Rehoboth Baptist Church to host annual Teacup Auction on Nov. 3

Rehoboth Baptist Church, 110 Rehoboth Road, will host its fourth annual Teacup Auction, bake sale and craft sale on Saturday, Nov. 3.  A lunch of soup, salad bar and dessert will be served from 12-1 p.m. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Gennevie Wilson, 97, retired from Road King Truck Stop

Gennevie Harper Wilson, 97, of 525 Filter Plant Road, widow of Kelly Wilson, passed on Wednesday, Aug. More...

Wylie Hamrick, 85, Chairman of the Board of Hamrick Mills

Wylie Lyman Hamrick, 85, formerly of 435 S. Limestone St., went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012, at his residence at Summitt Hills in Spartanburg.  More...

Dude Martin, retired from Duke Energy

YORK – Oliver "Dude" Martin, 80, of 1460 Quite Acres Circle, Rock Hill, died Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, at Piedmont Medical Center Women's Tower in Rock Hill.  More...

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The Sunday School Lesson

God’s Promise to Be With Us

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Stories Behind The Hymns

Day By Day The Manna Fell

DAY BY DAY THE MANNA  FELL  Author: Josiah Conder  (1789-1855) Composer: John Baptiste Calkin  (1827-1905)   More...

A membership that could save your life and not dent your wallet

Practically every day a medical helicopter can be seen flying over Gaffney or touching down somewhere within Cherokee County’s communities.  When time is of the essence in a medical emergency, there’s just no faster way to get peopl More...

County grads earn nearly $13 million in scholarships

South Carolina’s Class of 2012 was the first group to earn more than $1 billion in college scholarships since the state began tracking the information a decade ago.  This year’s senior class scholarship total is $1,063,112,048.  More...

Local News

6-ton rock lands at Blacksburg High

With the help of some spray paint and creativity, Gaffney and Blacksburg High senior classes will leave a heavy reminder on the power of student leadership this year.  More...

DEMOLISHED

— On Monday, the walls of an old band and booster club room located in the W.K. Brumbach Stadium Complex came tumbling down. Carolina Wrecking Inc. More...

Town officials continue wrangling with Exxon

Blacksburg officials hope the latest conversation between them and Exxon Mobil representatives is a good step toward amiable relations between the entities.  More...

Sports

Playoff Implications

Johnson blows engine late, hands win to Biffle in Michigan

Neither Greg Biffle nor team owner Jack Roush is unaccustomed to visiting Victory Lane at Michigan International Speedway.  So it was no surprise that the duo ended up spraying champagne following Sunday’s Pure Michigan 400 Sprint Cup race More...

News & Notes

ffi On Aug. 17, Hendrick Motorsports announced that the Army National Guard will continue as a primary sponsor of the No. 88 team and driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. after extending its relationship through the 2013 NASCAR season. More...

Horsepower Rankings

1. Jimmie Johnson Loses another in heartbreaking fashion for the second time in three weeks. That may derail some teams, but with the 48, you get the feeling it only makes them more determined.  More...

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Wylie Hamrick will be remembered as a special man

Perhaps the most telling aspect about the life of Wylie Lyman Hamrick was displayed Wednesday evening when his family was receiving friends. More...

Readers On The Road

  shirley cartee took time to read the the Ledger while on vacation at Myrtle beach. More...

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