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Burglar pleads guilty, gets 10 years in prison

A 26-year-old Gaffney man caught burglarizing a neighbor’s Pecan Street home Feb. 3 was sentenced Monday in Cherokee County General Sessions Court to 10 years in prison.  More...

LifeStyles

IN CONCERT SATURDAY –

The Voices of Lee will present a "Christmas Concert for the Community" on Saturday, Dec. 8, at 5:30 p.m. to open the Christmas season at Macedonia Baptist Church. More...

WHAT’S UP

Christmas bazaar l A Christmas bazaar and crafts fair will be held Saturday, Dec. 8, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Macedonia Baptist Church with lots of vendors and crafters on hand including 31, Avon, Paparazzi, Pampered Chef and others. More...

‘I’m dreaming of a white Christmas...’

Limestone College’s production of Irving Berlin’s ‘White Christmas: The Musical’ wraps up this weekend with three performances

The   Limestone College music and theatre departments will conclude their presentation of  Irving Berlin’s White Christmas: The Musical Thursday, Dec. 6, through Saturday, Dec. 8, in Fullerton Auditorium. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Donna Reynolds Byars

Donna Reynolds Byars, 55, formerly of Gaffney, passed away on Nov. 28, 2012.  More...

Andrew J. Wingo Sr., aide to Gen. Douglas McArthur; on board USS Missouri when Japan signed surrender

BOILING SPRINGS, S.C. – Andrew Jackson (A.J.) Wingo Sr., 89, originally from Campobello and most recently of Wesley Court in Boiling Springs, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012.  More...

Tom Wheeler, 56, well-known musician and songwriter

Thomas "Tom" Alan Wheeler, 56, 166 Walker Farm Road, Gaffney, died Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, in Gaffney as the result of an automobile accident. He was the son of George A. Wheeler of Gaffney, and the late Joan S. Wheeler.  More...

High-speed chase ensues when cops attempt to stop suspects at outlet mall

City of Gaffney police detectives and officers trying to halt vehicle break-ins at area shopping centers arrested two Charlotte, N.C., men Nov. 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...

Fatal shooting case goes to trial

A jury of six men and six women will decide this week if a city man’s shooting death was an act of murder or an act of self-defense.  More...

Local News

Students being taught to keep track of their own data

Goucher Elementary School students are learning how to keep track of their own work and academic success in school this year.  More...

Tailgatin’ Indian style

Gaffney fans travel – and eat – well

Whether near or far, the faithful fans of the Gaffney Indians football team have legendarily been known to follow.  Arriving Saturday in groups by the car and busload clad in Vegas gold and black, they certainly did not disappoint.  More...

Phone lost, not found at mall

A woman shopping at the Gaffney Premium Outlets on Nov. 23 reported the theft of a cell phone that fell from her pocket.  More...

Columns

READERS ON THE ROAD

While at a national race in Florida, Trey Green and his buddies from Club Mx, Shane McElrath (right) and Kyle McElrath (left) pose with The Gaffney Ledger. More...

LETTERS

Praise for ‘this wonderful town of Gaffney you live in’  Dear Editor:  I need to know how to get in touch with someone from your newspaper to praise this wonderful town of Gaffney you live in.  More...

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Watch out for that cliff

Unless you’ve been hibernating or living under a rock for the past 10 months, you have become quite familiar with the term “fiscal cliff.” It refers to the spending cuts and tax increases that are slated to take place at the end of More...

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