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Gaffney Little Theatre cast and crew overcome many challenges to stage Noel Coward’s classic, ‘Blithe Spirit’

Play set for 4-day run March 21-24

The   Gaffney Little Theatre has assembled one of its largest cast and crew ever to produce Noel Coward’s Blithe Spirit. The time-honored comedy has more than 40 people involved in every facet of theatrical magic.  More...

Miss Jolly, Mr. Long exchange marriage vows

Jennifer Marie Jolly and James Hamilton Long, both of Rock Hill, were united in marriage on Dec. 8, 2012, in the Magnolia Room at Laurel Creek. The Rev. Robert White conducted the 5 p.m. More...

Gaffney High presents ‘Chicago’

Students will light up the stage with elaborate musical numbers

Gaffney   High School students will showcase a wide variety of musical and dancing talent on stage March 21-24 when they perform Chicago.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Kathryn Price, 85, charter member of Crestview Baptist Church

COWPENS – Kathryn Thornton Price, 85, of 192 East Cudd Road, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, March 18, 2013, at her residence.  More...

Jean Hull Martin, worked as a weaver in textile industry

BLACKSBURG – Jean Hull Martin, 86, of 211 Rocky Hill Road, passed away Monday, March 18, 2013, at Gaston Memorial Hospital.  Born in Blacksburg, Mrs. More...

Nathan L. Harper Sr., services set March 23

Memorial services with Military Rites for Nathan Lee Harper Sr., 62, of 404 Granite Drive, will be held on Saturday, March 23, at 2 p.m. at Ebenezer Baptist Church with the Rev. Freddy Davidson and Dr. More...

Attorneys drop litigative hammer on 2-year anniversary of derailment

Defendants include Spartanburg County Parks Commission, Spartanburg County and the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation

Alleging a string of separate errors and outright negligence by multiple parties led to a child’s death, attorneys representing a Gaffney family filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the Spartanburg County Parks Commission, Spartanburg County More...

State, local jobless rates up slightly

The unemployment rate in South Carolina, as well as the rates in most of its counties, rose slightly in January amid a downturn in several industry sectors.  Figures released Monday showed South Carolina’s unemployment rate rose from a rev More...

Local News

Two Blacksburg students attend HOSA health conference

Blacksburg High senior Amber Owens won a $1,000 scholarship when she attended a state healthcare conference March 13-15 in Charleston.  More...

HUNLEY AWARD WINNER

— The HL Hunley Award is presented by Camp Moses Wood #125, Sons of Confederate Veterans to an Outstanding ROTC student at Gaffney High. This year’s award was presented to Cadet 1st Lt. More...

Blacksburg councilman calls employees’ use of town vehicles ‘criminal’

In the belief of Blacksburg councilman Darren Janesky, it is an issue that forced his hand.  Following multiple reports of the alleged misuse of town-owned vehicles, Janesky last week described such acts as “criminal” and a “mi More...

Sports

No favorite for Gaffney star QB

RB Foster draws interest from West Virginia

Gaffney’s Shaq Davidson is equally adept at keeping defenders and college recruiters guessing his next move.  Although it’s been rumored that South Carolina is the prohibitive favorite to land the talented quarterback, Davidson said More...

Top-ranked Clayton State sends Saints packing

MORROW, Ga. – Senior guard Tia Williams wrapped up a stellar four-year career by pouring in a game-high 25 points but No. 9 Limestone College (27- 4) saw its record-shattering season come to a close, falling to No. More...

Former Gaffney High standout earns conference accolades

USC Upstate standout men’s golfer and Gaffney native Adam Goins finished up a tremendous outing at the Sacramento State Invitational last week.  One day later, he was named the A-Sun Golfer of the Week after a strong second-place finish in More...

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THE MOSS REPORT

This was ‘Budget Week’ in the House

This year’s $6.3 billion General Fund budget grew by 2.86 percent, which is well below the ‘population plus inflation’ benchmark. More...

LEDGER COLUMNIST

I can see fine to drive at night now, but where’s my golf ball?

I never heard of nyctalopia, but I just found out that’s what I thought I had.  Nyctalopia is more commonly known as night blindness, a condition making it difficult or impossible to see in relatively low light.  More...

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