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Suminoe Textile America holds ceremonies to celebrate milestone

Suminoe Textile America celebrated its 10th anniversary Thursday with a commemorative tree planting and a startup ceremony for its second expansion at its Gaffney manufacturing plant.  More...

LifeStyles

Miss Cole is bride of Holden Roger Poole

Brittany Lynn Cole and Holden Roger Poole were united in marriage on Saturday, May 18, 2013, in an outdoor wedding at "Blessed Acres" Spencer Farm in Gaffney. The Rev. Jack Phillips officiated the 5 p. m. double ring ceremony.  More...

McKissick Museum hosts annual art gala

Exhibit pays homage to Civil Rights Movement

COLUMBIA – The University of South Carolina’s McKissick Museum will pay homage this year to the Civil Rights Movement through its annual art fundraiser. More...

Miss Jolly, Mr. Fr ady pledge marriage vows

Amy Melissa Jolly of Gaffney and Daniel Thomas Frady of Inman were married Nov. 3, 2012, at 5 p. m. at Cleveland Park in Spartanburg. The Rev. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Antonio L. Gregory, last employed by Waffle House of Gaffney

Antonio Lemont Gregory, known as “Tone,” 35, of 232 Norman Blvd., passed on Wednesday morning, June 25, 2013, at Novant Health Gaffney Medical Center.  Son of Grover and Mae Wilson Gregory, he was born on Sept. 5, 1977, at Gaffney. More...

Roger Dale Martin, 60, worked as a carpenter

BLACKSBURG – Roger Dale ("P.Y.") Martin, 60, of 102 East Claiborne St., passed away Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.  More...

Rosalind Bonner, 49, services will be June 29

Funeral services for Rosalind Sherrice Bonner, 49, of 216 Temple St., will be held on Saturday, June 29, at 2 p.m. at Philadelphia Baptist Church with Dr. Danny L. Burnside Sr. officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. More...

Columns

THEIR VIEWS

Cut nuclear weapons with care

During his visit to Germany last week President Barack Obama promised to seek negotiations with Russia for a new round of strategic nuclear weapons cuts and suggested that the time had come to talk with Moscow about tactical nuclear weapons in Europe More...

Understand history before criticizing Infrastructure Bank road spending

Despite a barrage of criticism and demands for change last year, the state Transportation Infrastructure Bank survived the legislative session. More...

LEDGER COLUMNIST

In the news ...

Unless you’ve been living under a rock or on the beach of some remote island in the Pacific Ocean, the waves made as a result of this past week’s developments are enough to rock your boat back and forth, at moments to the point of sinking More...

Inmate dies at hospital

A Thursday morning autopsy showed a 35-year-old prisoner who collapsed at the Cherokee County Detention Center on Wednesday morning and later died had no signs of injury, Cherokee County Coroner Dennis Fowler said.  More...

Gault out of jail after case appealed

A Gaffney businessman sent to jail June 19 after being found in contempt of court during a Cherokee County Court of Common Pleas hearing on a lingering civil dispute was ordered released from jail in a June 24 order after his case was appealed to a h More...

Local News

Feds seize $1.4 million; charge Gaffney couple in ‘Project Synergy’

Federal authorities armed with search warrants seized an estimated $800,000 in cash from a Gaffney home and an additional $600,000 from nine bank accounts after arresting a Gaffney couple for the alleged sale of synthetic marijuana containing recentl More...

READY, SET, PUSH —

City of Gaffney Firefighters used some old-fashioned muscle power to separate two vehicles involved in a Thursday morning accident. More...

9-1-1 officials nearly done with move into new HQ

The Cherokee County 9- 1-1 office will soon have a new place to call home.  That’s not the only change, however. More...

Sports

Fitness is their passion

Erika Wolfe and Mike Williamson have always been physically active. But pumping iron has become their real passion.  “I’ve always been into fitness,” said the tanned and striking 53 year old Wolfe. More...

Bradley, Sereno fuel Post 109’s win over Union

Post 109’s reliever Bradley Norman baffled the opposition once again.  The former Blacksburg standout raised his record to 5-0 with 3 1/3 innings of hitless and shut out relief in Post 109’s 6- 3 win over Union on Wednesday at Commis More...

Batchler tosses 1-hit gem for Post 109 jrs.

Landon Batchler was nearly unhittable on Wednesday.  With laser-like focus, Batchler allowed only one hit and struck out 14 to lead the Post 109 juniors to an easy 14-1 win over Union on Wednesday.  Batchler lost his no hit bid in Union&rsq More...

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