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City will seek funds to develop performing arts center

There was little drama when Gaffney City Council decided to move forward Monday with plans to develop a performing arts center in downtown Gaffney.  More...

LifeStyles

On your mark… get set… go!

Limestone hosts first-ever Community Easter Egg Hunt with hundreds of local youngsters joining the fun

To the children, it was all about the candy.  But to event organizers, it was also an opportunity to both teach and learn.  More...

61 original artist’s prints on display at CAVA Gallery

Works from Limestone Student Print Collection can be seen through April 20

From inception, original prints are conceived to be prints. More...

IT’S ZUMBA GLOW PARTY TIME –

Last semester, more than 250 Limestone College students danced the night away at the Glow Party in Pink supporting Breast Cancer Awareness. On Friday, April 5, from 10 p.m. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

John A. Turner, 83, retired brick mason

John Alfred Turner, 83, of 1612 Highway 11 West, Chesnee, entered into his eternal home Saturday, March 30, 2013. More...

Teresa A. Hughey, 51, former dental assistant

Teresa Alexander Hughey, 51, of 122 Amanda Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at her residence.  More...

Silas Ray Walker

Memorial services for Silas Ray Walker, 49, of 103 Richland St., Chesnee, will be held Friday, April 5, at 2 p.m. More...

WOMAN HURT IN ACCIDENT

A woman was transported to the hospital following a Monday morning accident on Highway 11 at Whelchel Road. More...

Hearing focuses on proposed nuke plant’s wastewater permit

Proponents and opponents of the proposed William States Lee III nuclear facility in McKowns Mountain will once again have a chance to have their voices heard Thursday evening during a South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control publ More...

Local News

POLICE REPORTS

l Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office deputies reported more than $5,000 in damage to an Antioch Road, Blacksburg, grave site.  More...

TV crew shows up to film condensed Ed Brown’s Rodeo

From mutton busters and barrel racers to calf ropers and bull riders, a Saturday afternoon event at Ed Brown’s Championship Rodeo in Blacksburg featured just about everything a rodeo fan could want — but in a condensed format.  More...

Don’t let ID thieves steal your smartphone data

Smartphones have become an extension of ourselves. Virtually anything can be done with them, from social networking to paying bills or shopping.  More...

Sports

AROLINA ON THEIR MINDS?

Gaffney’s Davidson, former Indians hoops star Peak pay visit to Columbia

It is something the two of them have likely discussed many times through the years.  Now, with decision day nearing by the minute, homegrown talents Shaq Davidson and L.J. More...

Rebels’ bats go wild in drubbing of Gaffney

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL

Byrnes dominated Gaffney 13-1 Monday for their second straight win by the baseball mercy rule.  Byrnes took a 4-0 lead in the first inning and then its lineup batted around to add nine runs in the third inning. More...

ACE IN THE HOLE

Cameron Culp hit the first hole in one of his career April 1 from 152 yards away on Hole 2 at Cherokee National Golf and Recreation Club. More...

Columns

DAVID LIMBAUGH

Who are Obama’s real enablers?

I was reading the Old Testament book of Amos a few days ago and was reminded that liberation theologians get much comfort from that prophet’s decrying the mistreatment of the poor.  More...

LEDGER COLUMNIST

‘You won’t believe it. I’ve got chickadees!’

My wife is fast becoming a birder.  What? You know not of the term? For your edification a ‘birder’ is a person who seriously pursues the hobby or sport of birding. More...

THEIR VIEW

Between the lines of marriage vows

There’s more to the pledge to have and hold a spouse “in sickness and in health” than you might imagine.  New research indicates that marriage may not always be as beneficial to spouses’ health as some experts have previo More...

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