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Boys & Girls Club hosting ‘Wanted: Dead or Alive’ wrestling matches

Avoiding submission is key for wrestlers stepping into the squared circle, such maneuvers providing them the swiftest judgment between victory and defeat.  More...

LifeStyles

Artwork of Isabel Forbes showcased at CHAPS Dinner Theatre Benefit

Talented South Carolina artist can reveal something new in the familiar

The   Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks  Lodge No. More...

The Skit Guys bring Hilarity for Charity

Proceeds from February comedy show go to Jerusalem Project

Tickets are now on sale to see the Christian comedy duo The Skit Guys at the 2013 Hilarity for Charity comedy benefit show.  More...

DOWN IN THE ORCHARD –

Sara Dame Setzer’s painting of an orchard in late summer is one of the works on display in the “Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall” exhibit in the CAVA Gallery at the Gaffney Visitors Cen More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Carol Houck Jr., 78, U.S. Army veteran

Carl Houck, Jr., 78, of 4778 Union Hwy., went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, at his residence.  More...

Jenny Blackwood, retired from Cherokee County School System

Virginia (Jenny) Giles Blackwood, 80, of 139 Ramsey Heights, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.  More...

T.B. (Pop) Swanger, retired from Charleston Shipyard and Industrial Piping

T.B. (Pop) Swanger, 93, of 2237 Love Springs Road, Gaffney, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, at his residence.  More...

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The Sunday School Lesson

Taking a Stand

Acts 26:19 Whereupon, O king Agrippa, I was not disobedient unto the heavenly vision:  20 But shewed first unto them of Damascus, and at Jerusalem, and throughout all the coasts of Judaea, and then to the Gentiles, that they should repent and tu More...

Stories Behind The Hymns

Count Your Blessings

Count Your Blessings Author: Johnson Oatman, Jr. (1856-1922) Composer: Edwin Othello Excell (1851-1921)   More...

Businesses’ data also hacked

Just days after revealing that as many as 3.6 million South Carolina residents’ Social Security numbers had been compromised in a hacker attack on the state Department of Revenue, officials said Wednesday afternoon the tax information of as man More...

Council will tour new digs

Cherokee County Council will get its first look at its new county administration building during a tour Monday. The tour is expected to begin at 6:30 p.m. More...

Local News

Ewing teacher wins supplies, Panthers tickets

Ewing Middle School Band Director Jennifer Cantrell had her wish granted last Tuesday when she was surprised with a basket of school supplies and two tickets to a Carolina Panthers game.  More...

JOINS CHAMBER —

The Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony for new Chamber member Alltel Wireless. More...

POLICE REPORT

Man says he was struck by sword during early morning dispute

A 24-year-old city man was charged by Gaffney police Oct. 21 with 2nddegree assault and battery after he allegedly struck another man with a sword during an early morning dispute at a Camellia Circle home.  More...

Sports

Wildcats make the most of the time off

A battered Blacksburg High football team earned some well-deserved rest while coaches used a rare bye week to focus on improvement.  More...

Weeks plays strong for Indians defense

Gaffney inside linebacker Quan Weeks doesn’t get anything for racking up the most tackles each week.  There’s no certificate to put on the freezer door, no plaque to display on his wall.  Weeks doesn’t need a trophy, plaqu More...

Region crown on the line for Indians

The incentive couldn’t be simpler for the Gaffney Indians when they host rival Spartanburg tonight: a win will give the Indians the region championship and a likely No. More...

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LETTER

Where’s the state-proclaimed days for our military personnel? More...

READERS ON THE ROAD

Bill and Sylvia Caldwell took The Gaffney Ledger with them to Quebec City, Canada. They flew to Boston and boarded the Norwegian Dawn. More...

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Poll

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?