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‘K-9 Companion Contest’ dog entrants get their day

It’s been said that “every dog has it’s day,” and Saturday afternoon was the perfect time to cash in for approximately 50 local canines. More...

LifeStyles

Dinner theatre, fine arts exhibit Nov. 15-18 will benefit CHAPS

The   Gaffney Benevolent and Protective  Order of the Elks No. 1305 once again brings something special the community by hosting a dinner theatre and fine arts exhibit benefit for the Cherokee Historical and Preservation Society.  More...

ENGAGEMENT

Gibbs – Gragg

The engagement of Miss Lindsey Gibbs, daughter of Rev. Vollie Gibbs and Mrs. Vicki Gibbs, to Scott Gragg, son of Mr. Bobby Gragg and Mrs. More...

Celebrates 90th birthday

A 90th birthday celebration was held for Hildred Parker Crotts on Sunday, Sept. 16, at the “Fun Farm” in Blacksburg. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Arthur Upchurch

Arthur Dean (Cosmo) Upchurch, Sr., 82, of 1084 Bonner Road, passed away Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012 at Peachtree Centre.  Born in Gaffney , Mr. More...

Jeanette J. Waters

LYMAN — Jeanette J. Waters, 79, of Lyman, died Oct. 6, 2012.  She was the daughter of the late Baxter and Louise Wilson Pace. She was of the Baptist faith. She retired from SC Elastic and had also worked at Butte Knit.  More...

Newton Osment

CHESTER — Mr. Newton P. Osment, 88, died Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012 at his residence.  He was the husband of Gwendolyn H. Osment, and the son of the late F. Edward Osment and the late Elsie Poole Osment.  More...

SCC names Giles new president

Spartanburg Community College (SCC) has selected longtime administrator Henry C. Giles Jr. to become its new president on Nov. 1.  More...

Home-brew event canceled

A tax question has led organizers to cancel a home-brew Oktoberfest contest scheduled for Saturday by the Cherokee Historical and Preservation Society (CHAPS). More...

Local News

City haggling with county over 30 parking spaces

The way Gaffney Mayor Henry Jolly sees it, the city should not have to pay for parking spaces at the proposed city park adjacent to the county’s new administration building.  City Administrator James Taylor has been negotiating with the c More...

Gaffney City Council OKs land purchase

Gaffney City Council has unanimously approved a real estate deal.  At its regularly scheduled monthly meeting this past Monday, the city paid landowners $2,000 for a .16 acre parcel on West Fairview Avenue adjacent to the city’s Public Wor More...

Reality show featuring cloggers creates controversy

A brush with fame has not come without a bit of controversy for a popular Gaffney dance studio.  Offered the opportunity to flash its prowess in clogging before a national audience, Southern Dance Company’s Southern Jewels Sapphire team wa More...

Sports

Cats’‘D’ holds Liberty in check

Blacksburg turned in a dominant defensive performance and quarterback Treyvon Parker threw three long touchdown passes Friday in a 26-7 victory over Liberty.  More...

Shaq sparks Indians’ offense

Gaffney got a must win with old-school football and a new quarterback.  The Indians rushed the ball 49 times for 361 yards and threw it just seven in defeating Mauldin 40-7 in a key region game Friday at The Reservation.  More...

Davidson engineers 5 TD drives

As a highly recruited player, Gaffney’s Shaq Davidson is used to being in the spotlight.  So, it was a little surprising that Davidson was anxious prior to his first start at quarterback Friday against Mauldin.  Davidson was the start More...

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This change of seasons thing is overrated ... right?

If I sound a little depressed, I am. It’s because I’ve lost a close personal friend. It’s very sad. The close personal friend to which I refer is summer. More...

READERS ON THE ROAD

  John and Kathryn browning took the Ledger with them on a cruise to the bahamas aboard the fantasy in celebration of their 50th wedding anniversary. More...

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