October 12, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Watch the game on our website

Bitter rivals will clash tonight (Friday) as the nationally ranked Byrnes Rebels invade The Reservation to take on Gaffney in the Ledger Live Game of the Week.  Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m.  More...

LifeStyles

Library, senior care agencies partner to sponsor Senior Forum

The Cherokee County Public Library will host a Senior Forum for senior citizens and their caregivers on Thursday, Oct. 18, at 6 p.m.  More...

ALL-AMERICAN COLLEGIATE CHEERLEADER –

Gaffney High School graduate Maddie Norton was honored at a cheerleader camp in August by being selected to receive an All-American Collegiate Cheerleader award. More...

ENGAGEMENT

Gold – Potter

Mr. and Mrs. Morris Gold Jr. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Rachel Davis, 72, retired insurance agent

COLUMBIA – Rachel Hawkins Davis, 72, of 782 Rolling Green Lane, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012, at Agape Hospice House in Columbia.  More...

Glenda Butler, 25, Kentucky native

KNIGHTVILLE – Glenda Hollon Butler, 25, of 203 Austin Creek Court, Knightville, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012, at her home.  More...

Marshall Logan, 78, retired from Monsanto

Marshall Logan, 78, of 412 Dogwood Drive, husband of Mary Wallace Logan, passed on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012, at 1:40 a.m. in Spartanburg.  More...

Other News

The Sunday School Lesson

Paying the Price

ACTS 7:51 Ye stiffnecked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, ye do always resist the Holy Ghost: as your fathers did, so do ye.  52 Which of the prophets have not your fathers persecuted? More...

Stories Behind The Hymns

Again The Lord of Light and Life

Again The Lord of Light and Life  Author: Anna L. Barbauld  (1743-1825)  Composer: Thomas A. Arne  (1710-1778)  More...

Robotics competition will expand

TIMKEN GRANT

Spartanburg Community College (SCC) has received a $75,000 grant from the Timken Foundation so it can expand a LEGO robotics competition into elementary schools.  More...

GHS coach knows the heartbreak of losing loved one to breast cancer

Like her only child, Donnie, Elnora Montgomery Littlejohn loved football.  Especially the Gaffney High Indians.  “She never missed a game of mine,” said Donnie, a former star offensive lineman at Gaffney and Furman University an More...

Local News

Anonymous tip leads to arrest in burglary case

City of Gaffney police found numerous items of possible scientific evidence at the scene of an Oct. More...

EXPIRED

Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Jeff Stephens watches a local resident dispose of old prescription drugs on Sept. 28. More...

COLLEGE BOUND

— Gaffney High School students filled out applications for college last week with the assistance of college admissions counselors. More...

Sports

Draft, Wreck, Repeat

Matt Kenseth avoids 25-car melee, wins Good Sam 500

It’s a NASCAR theme that plays out as regularly as the seasons on the calendar change—in fact, it occurs seasonally, as NASCAR’s four restrictor plate dates reside in February, May, July and October: The perils of “pack racing More...

Horesepower Rankings

1. Brad Keselowski Keselowski has finished worse than ninth only once in the last 14 races. Sometimes it takes a little luck to win a championship, and that’s what he got on Sunday in Talladega.  More...

Four Turns

1  HOW’D THAT WORK FOR YA? Title contenders Brad Keselowski, Jimmie Johnson and Denny Hamlin executed different strategies at Talladega. More...

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PAT BUCHANAN

Is a nuclear deal with Iran possible?

In diplomacy, always leave your adversary an honorable avenue of retreat.  Fifty years ago this October, to resolve a Cuban missile crisis that had brought us to the brink of nuclear war, JFK did that.  More...

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Sports team, site shouldn’t be college choice priorities

It is hard for any Tiger and Gamecock to change their stripes.  The University of South Carolina was the last place I expected to attend college as a senior at Daniel High, located 10 miles outside of Clemson.  More...

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