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MULTICULTURAL FESTIVAL

Gaffney Middle School held a multicultural festival Thursday that featured exhibits, food and games to help students learn more about other countries. More...

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‘Shindig at the Cabin’ kicks off Limestone’sAlumniWeekend

Music, food and fun highlight three days of festivities

Years may come and years may go, but certain bonds never fade. Dozens of Limestone College alumni will reignite old flames of friendship and spark new ones this weekend as the college hosts its annual Alumni Weekend celebration. More...

ENGAGEMENTS

Moore – Peeler   Curtis and Starr Moore of Gaffney announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsay Mari, to Charles Blake Peeler, son of Alan and Amy Peeler of Gaffney.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Dr. Johnny Leo Neighbors, 55, Gaffney physician

Dr. Johnny Leo Neighbors, 55, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at Regional Hospice Home in Spartanburg.  More...

Mildred Motts, retired from textiles

Mildred Henderson Motts, 68, of 120 Link Road, passed into the Kingdom of Heaven after a long and courageous battle with lung cancer on Thursday, April 18, 2013, at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home.  Born in Gaffney, she was the daughter of the More...

Stephanie Martin, worked at Tidewater Transit

Stephanie Ann (Stef) Martin, 45, of 149 Piney Knob Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home.  Born in Gaffney, she was the daughter of Piney Martin Jr. and Barbara McAbee Martin. More...

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THE MOSS REPORT

Boeing, raffles, mopeds and more

The General Assembly returned from its Easter furlough and was greeted with exciting economic news!  More...

Readers On The Road

  Bill and sylvia Caldwell took the Gaffney Ledger with them on a 3,270-mile Christian tour bus to texas. the first stop was the Bellingrath gardens in Greenville, Ala. More...

Mom gets 20 years for accident that killed 8-year-old daughter

A 28-year-old Gaffney woman begged for forgiveness Thursday morning in Cherokee County General Sessions Court, but not from the jurist who would decide her fate.  More...

City accepting A-Tax requests

The clock is ticking on organizations interested in the city’s annual Accommodations Tax giveaway.  Applications can be picked up on the second floor of city hall and must be returned to the city clerk’s office by Thursday, May 9.&nb More...

Iron City Festival returns this weekend

If you build it, the masses will come.  Knowing Rome wasn’t built in a day, organizers of the inaugural Iron City Festival set modest goals for the event, aspiring each year for it to become a spring tradition that residents of Blacksburg More...

Local News

Novant ‘connects the dots’ with name change

Upstate Carolina Medical Center is now Novant Health Gaffney Medical Center. More...

Gaffney native shares formula for success

Ed Parris says WorkKeys links education and industry

Ed Parris has found the right formula for hiring workers to match the technical job skills often sought by companies used by his Phillips Staffing Company in Greenville.  More...

History project was a ‘Kroc’

Three Gaffney High students will learn in the next several weeks whether their exhibit about McDonald’s founder Ray Kroc will be presented at this year’s National History Day finals in Washington D.C.  Gaffney High students Leighlan More...

Sports

Wildcats remain alive for final playoff spot

The Blacksburg Wildcat baseball team stayed in contention for a playoff sport with a hard-earned 2-1 win over Powdersville on Tuesday.  Fittingly senior Evan McCurry tossed a 5-hit, six inning gem on Senior Night. More...

Spring “football” is in the air

Don’t expect Hyleck Foster to be a true workhorse this season.  Gaffney High head coach Dan Jones said he plans to give JoJo McGill substantial carries as well during spring practice.  “We’re going to look at the 2-back of More...

After big win, Indians stumble against Bulldogs

The excitement of Monday’s win over highly-touted Northwestern was short-lived for the Gaffney High baseball team.  Boiling Springs scored in every inning but two in downing the homestanding Indians, 6-1, on Tuesday. More...

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The Sunday School Lesson

Living With Hope

1 Thessalonians 4:13 But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them which are asleep, that ye sorrow not, even as others which have no hope.  14 For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep More...

Stories Behind The Hymns

Good Night and Good Morning

GOOD NIGHT AND GOOD MORNING AUTHOR: LIZZIE DE ARMOND (1847-1936) COMPOSER: HOMER RODEHEAVER (1880-1955) More...

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Sen. Harvey Peeler (R-Gaffney) sponsored a resolution Dec. 7 for the Senate Committee on Interstate Cooperation to study the potential impact of not recognizing Daylight Savings Time. Do you think DST should be abolished?