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Gaffney Visitors Center transformed into sparkling gingerbread village

Local residents used an assortment of colorful candies, cookies and other sweet goodies to create imaginative gingerbread houses for Habitat for Humanity's inaugural Gingerbread House Build Competition. More...

WHAT’S UP

Church news l The Broad River Baptist Woman’s Missionary Union will host its 15th annual Candlelight Tour of Churches on Tuesday, Dec. 4. Host churches and program times are: Broad River Baptist Church, 6:30 p.m., 419 W.  More...

BIRTH

Anna Bess Harrington

Clint and Vickie Harrington of Gaffney announce the birth of their daughter, Anna Bess, on Nov. 9, 2012, in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center weighing 7 lbs. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Margaret Koller, 75, retired school teacher

Margaret Ann Burns Koller, 75, of 144 Nob Hill, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.  More...

Al Ricci, 58, loved to fish and work on cars

Albert William Ricci, 58, of 216 Meehan Road, formerly of Coraopolis, Pa., passed away on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, at his residence.  More...

A.J. Wingo Sr., 89, passed away Dec. 2

BOILING SPRINGS, S.C. – Andrew Jackson Wingo Sr., 89, of 916 Wesley Court Road, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012.  Arrangements will be announced by Blakely Funeral Home.   More...

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After-Thanksgiving reflection

The most frequent comment friends used to describe their Thanksgiving Day observance was: “I ATE TOO MUCH!”  Wow, count me among that number!  More...

RASMUSSEN REPORT

President’s first-term gamble will determine success of second term

One little noticed and quite remarkable aspect of Election 2012 is that Barack Obama won a majority of the popular vote for the second consecutive time. With the exception of Franklin D. More...

CHRISTMAS IS FOR KIDS

Here is the list of donors to Christmas Is For Kids, sponsored by this newspaper. Bring contributions to The Gaffney Ledger at 1604 W. Floyd Baker Blvd., Gaffney, or mail them to:  Christmas Is For Kids c/o The Gaffney Ledger   P.O. More...

Local News

Businessman, city reach out-of-court settlement

A Cherokee County jury empaneled to hear a city businessman’s dispute with the City of Gaffney was sent home Wednesday after two days of legal arguments and testimony without having to render a verdict as a result of an out-of-court settlement. More...

LIGHT ON

More than 250 Limestone College athletes spent Saturday morning filling bags with sand and candles for a luminaries tradition carried out by students since 1985 as part of the college’s annual More...

BIG CHECK

Broad River Electric Charities donated $1,000 to ‘Christmas is for Kids,’ a charity sponsored by The Gaffney Ledger that takes underprivileged children on Christmas shopping sprees to buy More...

Sports

Shaq sparks Indians’ offense

Davidson says injured teammate was his motivation in title game victory

Gaffney quarterback Shaq Davidson made a promise that he intended to keep.  “I told Gabe (Posey) that I would win it for him,” said Davidson with an uncommon conviction in his voice.  More...

RB stopped, but offense still produces

Gaffney offensive coordinator Donnie Littlejohn had a hunch that Dutch Fork would key on 1,700 yard rusher Hyleck Foster.  He also had a feeling the Gaffney offense would still be productive.  “One of the things about our offense is More...

Defense adjusts quickly to Dutch Fork air attack

Unlike it did for most of the season, the Dutch Fork run-oriented offense tried to travel by air to win Saturday’s Class 4A Division I title game against Gaffney.  The Silver Foxes threw on three of their first four plays, resulting in a n More...

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