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ENGAGEMENTS

Almond – Greene   Mr. and Mrs. More...

Tuesday Woman’s Club has meeting at historic Pacolet Mills Baptist Church

The Tuesday Woman’s Club met at Pacolet Mills Baptist Church in Pacolet. Hostesses were Mrs. Gene Childers, Mrs. Lawrence Childers and Mrs. More...

SPECIAL DELIVERY –

Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus and he is delivering meals for Meals on Wheels throughout the holidays. Pictured is Bob Ronnenberg (aka Santa), Jenny Ronnenberg (aka Mrs. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Marie Parker

Marie Griffin Parker, 77, of 507 6th St,, passed away on Tuesday, Dec.18, 2012.  Born in Gaffney, she was the widow of the late James Edward Parker and daughter of the late Sam Griffin and Rosa McCraw Griffin. Mrs. More...

Jack Simmons

Jack Simmons, 77, of 526 Leadmine Road, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at his residence. Arrangements will be announced by Blakely Funeral Home.   More...

Aaron Anderson, guidance counselor and coach at GHS

SPARTANBURG – Aaron Theudas Anderson was born on Sept. 5, 1981, to Dwayne Anderson and Altie Anderson. More...

Other News

The Sunday School Lesson

In the beginning, was the Word...

John 1:1-5 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.  2 The same was in the beginning with God.  3 All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made.  4 In him was l More...

Stories Behind The Hymns

In A Lowly Manger Sleeping

Author: Issac Watts (1674-1748) Composer : G.F. Handel JOY TO THE WORLD (1685-1759) Arranged by: Lowell Mason (1792-1872)   More...

I’LL BE HOME FOR CHRISTMAS

That is, if I can beat the traffic and the weather doesn’t turn bad

Even more traffic congestion than normal is being forecast for the Christmas holiday travel period as almost 1.2 million South Carolinians, a 2 percent increase over last year, are expected to hit the roads, according to the latest estimates from the More...

Limestone College a third of the way home in its academic, athletics facilities capital campaign

The future Limestone College football stadium is part of an ongoing $12 million capital campaign to provide academic and athletic facilities to support a 1,200-student enrollment on campus.  Limestone College announced a capital campaign in May More...

Local News

DONATION TO CHILDREN’S HOME

Billy Pruitt of Cherokee County Cogeneration Partners, middle, is shown presenting a donation of $1,500 to Judy Nix, right, and Susan Harris of the Cherokee Children’s Home. More...

GHS students help Gaffney man get home for Christmas

Stranded by Hurricane Sandy for two months, Jeremy Moore could barely contain his excitement Wednesday afternoon as he nervously waited for the short trip across town to surprise his family.  More...

Lieutenant governor pays a visit to senior center

With his Lowcountry accent and approachable demeanor, Glenn Mc- Connell went from table to table at the Gaffney Senior Center on Wednesday to both make his case and to listen to what people had to say.  His message certainly didn’t have an More...

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Let the good times roll

Holiday break the only thing cooling Limestone hoops teams after hot starts

Joe Raga and Maria Young have provided key senior leadership for the Limestone men’s and women’s basketball teams, respectively, helping lead them to a combined 13-3 record. More...

Raga’s double-double paces Saints to win over Catawba

SALISBURY, N.C. More...

Columns

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THEIR VIEWS

North Korea’s rising menace   More...

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Wishing for a restoration of what Christmas means

Certain issues would be easy to talk about right at this moment, especially in light of recent events which tear at our hearts.  No man nor woman whose heart is in the right place wants to bury their child, but unfortunately, more than 20 in Con More...

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