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Humbled on the road last week at Wade Hampton, Gaffney seeks to get back on track tonight (Friday) in the Ledger Live Game of the Week.  The Indians will take on region foe Mauldin at The Reservation as the school celebrates homecoming.  Ki More...

LifeStyles

ANDIE’S SECRETS

Gaffney native and Hollywood’s most private star opens up about her career rebirth, her beautiful daughters and her rich fantasy life

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Kings Mountain to hold 232nd anniversary celebration

Candlelight tours planned Saturday; commemoration ceremonies Sunday at 3 p.m.

The Backcountry Militia, New Acquisition Militia and the Light Company Infantry will recreate the activities of an 18th century military encampment at Kings Mountain National Military Park this weekend as part of the activities commemorating the 232n More...

WHAT’S UP

Fall festival l Heritage Christian School, 4279 Cherokee Ave., will have a fall festival Saturday, Oct. 6, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Games, prizes and many other exciting activities are planned. More...

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Readers On The Road

Janet “Jhana” stevens enjoyed a four day cousin’s weekend in catskills, Ny. More...

LEDGER COLUMNIST

They’re all fire ants to me

Being the outdoorsy type, I’ve always prided myself to some extent on my knowledge of the animal kingdom — at least in the eastern half of the United States.  Many a time, while out hunting for this or that, I’ve unloaded my ri More...

Austrian returns for GHS Class of 1962 reunion

Heidi Holter Schunko wrote a heartfelt farewell letter to her Gaffney High School classmates in 1962 shortly before she returned home to Austria.  The foreign exchange student spent nine months on a Rotary Club scholarship from August of 1961 un More...

Manhunt ensues when man flees traffic stop

A Thursday afternoon traffic stop in Gaffney sparked a manhunt by three police agencies.  The incident began at approximately 2 p.m. Thursday as a Highway Patrol trooper conducted a traffic stop on Goldmine Springs Road near Chatham Avenue. More...

Local News

County council OKs response to jail inspection deficiences

Cherokee County Council on Monday signed off on its administration’s response to deficiencies discovered during a recent Department of Corrections inspection of the county jail.  That inspection sparked a letter which required the county t More...

NOW, THAT’S JUST TACKY

Blacksburg High School senior Ethan Snipes was decked out in the tackiest clothes he could find Tuesday. Students held a “Tacky Day” as part of their homecoming celebration this week. More...

Buford Street United Methodist’s new minister is ‘into fire insurance’

Rejection is a common theme in the Bible, and one local clergywoman Linda McNatt fights on a daily basis.  Called by God to spread the good news, she sometimes is met by opposition from those threatened by or whom do not believe a woman should l More...

Sports

Monster Win

Brad Keselowski takes second Chase win with Dover victory

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is only three races into its 10-race Chase for the Championship playoff stint. And thus far, three drivers seem to have separated themselves from the field.  More...

Four Turns

OMEBODY CALL ME A DOCTOR nny Hamlin’s average Dover finish 20.5 entering Sunday’s AAA 400 was not a good sign for the champiship hopeful. More...

Tracks on Tap

SPRINT CUP SERIES Track: Talladega Superspeedway Race: Good Sam Roadside Assistance 500 Location: Talladega, Ala. When: Sunday, Oct. 7  More...

Other News

The Sunday School Lesson

Courage to Speak

8 And Stephen, full of faith and power, did great wonders and miracles among the people.  9 Then there arose certain of the synagogue, which is called the synagogue of the Libertines, and Cyrenians, and Alexandrians, and of them of Cilicia and o More...

Stories Behind The Hymns

According To Thy Gracious Word

According To Thy Gracious Word  Author: James Montgomery  (1771-1854)  Composer: Hugh Wilson  (1776-1824)  Music arranged by:  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?