October 24, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Gaffney Middle forced to forfeit 9-0 football season

Ineligible player believed reported by rival school

The use of an ineligible player will cost Gaffney Middle School’s football team a chance at a perfect season.  More...

MEADOWS WINS FOOTBALL CONTEST

A total of 13 entrants correctly predicted the outcome of 11 of the 12 games listed in last week’s The Gaffney Ledger Football Contest.  However, Ty Meadows of Duncan prevailed by predicting the closest tie-breaker, or in this case the &ld More...

LifeStyles

‘Dead Man’s Cell Phone’ offers a lesson in living

Limestone Theatre will present unusual play Oct. 25-27

The common cell phone people are asked to turn off before an airplane takes flight or a movie starts is the mysterious source for transformation in "Dead Man's Cell Phone,” a Limestone College Theatre production that opens Thursday.  The p More...

ENGAGEMENT

Vause – Helton

Robert and Amanda Mathis of Gaffney announce the engagement of their daughter, Amber Brooke Vause, to Kevin Cyle Helton of Gaffney.  Ms. Vause is the granddaughter of Jay and Joyce Stephens of Gaffney and Lee and Jennie Hames of Gaffney. More...

Hilarious ‘Moonlight and Magnolias’ takes SLT stage Nov. 2-11

SPARTANBURG – The Spartanburg Little Theatre’s 2012-2013 season continues with the hilarious comedy “Moonlight and Magnolias.” Six performances will be presented Nov. 2-11 at the Chapman Cultural Center.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

John Collins, 79, U.S. Army veteran

John Cleadus Collins, 79, of 105 Westland Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Oct. More...

Betty Keller

Betty Keller, 82, of 720 Union St., went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012, at her residence. Arrangements will be announced by Blakely Funeral Home.   More...

Molly Elmore, 78, Limestone graduate

Molly Hughes Elmore, 78, of 304 Union St., went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012, at her residence.  Born in Hickory Grove, she was the daughter of the late John Elliott Hughes Sr. and Mae Jefferies Hughes. More...

Arson ruled cause of fire

A Sunday morning fire inside a local attorney’s East Buford Street office building has officially been declared an arson, Gaffney Fire Chief Jamie Caggiano confirmed.  More...

STUCK

City of Gaffney Police had to stop all railroad traffic through the city for approximately 45 minutes Monday afternoon after an 18-wheeler got hung up on the railroad tracks at 3rd Street and Railroa More...

Library board, city express interest in old county administration building

The Library Board has an interest in the old county administration building.  But it has some company.  Councilman and Human Service Committee Chairman Rufus Foster told his fellow council members that Library Board Director Lana Gardner ha More...

Local News

Cooler weather brings out heating devices and potential for tragedy

Even if you didn’t have a calendar or a window to look out, you could almost tell the date and weather based on how busy your local fire department becomes.  As temperatures start to dip, people seek warmth. More...

County gets OK to occupy new building

It’s official. More...

TOTEM POLES

After a recent study of Native Americans, Jessica Gilfillian’s 4thgrade class at Northwest Elementary designed their own totem poles. More...

Sports

Blacksburg still has much at stake Friday

Although it can’t win the region title, the Blacksburg High football team is still in the mix to earn a first-round bye and earn their first home playoff game in 10 years.  More...

Indians in hunt for No. 2 seed

The Gaffney Indians could still earn a No. 2 seed in the Division I Class 4A playoffs.  But the Indians would need some help.  More...

Defending state champs have big holes to fill

Mark Huff isn’t one to tamp down expectations, but even the 6-time state champion coach admits the Indians have lost a lot of firepower.  Most notably L.J. More...

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LETTERS

Everyone invited to prayer meeting at City Hall Park on eve of election  Dear Editor:  The Draytonville Baptist Church in Gaffney has been participating in the 40 Days of Prayer begun by Pastor John Hagee, of San Antonio, Texas.  More...

THEIR VIEW

Sell state-owned planes if their use is a problem

Gov. Nikki Haley’s response to reimbursing $9,590 for her use of a state-owned plane is to suggest the state sell its planes.  That might not be a bad idea. More...

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