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Running 25-sport athletic department is not cheap

FIELDS OF DREAMS  EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the fifth and final in a series of stories that examine the state and projected future of the Limestone College athletic programs as well as some of the people involved.   More...

LifeStyles

Library hosts dessert theatre Oct. 10

USC Upstate Shoestring Players will perform ‘All About Ives,’ a collection of short plays

The Cherokee County Public Library will present its third annual dessert theatre production on Thursday, Oct. 10, at 7 p.m. More...

Couple married in Greer

Mandy Lynn Pennington and Shane Eugene Pennington of Gaffney were married on May 4, 2013, at The Davenport in Greer. The Rev. Brenda M. Owen conducted the 5 p.m. double ring ceremony. More...

Big yard sale benefits Humane Society

Oct. 5 event includes everything from tools to clogging shoes

A Humane Society of Cherokee County (HSCC) yard sale fundraiser is set for Saturday, Oct. 5, at 502 Beaver Ridge Road starting at 7 a.m.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Jim Holloman, employed by Tractor Supply in Kingston

James Harrison Holloman, 42, of 109 Stacy Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013.  More...

Jodean Sluder, employed by General Electric for 29 years

Jodean Harris Wilson Sluder, 81, of Hendersonville, N.C., passed away Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, at her home after a brief illness.  Born in Gaffney, she was the daughter of the late Crawford and Minnie Cordelia Harris. More...

Brigitte Claudia Potscher Mabry, a native of Austria

MOORE – Brigitte Claudia Potscher Mabry, 74, of Moore, died Tuesday, Oct. More...

Columns

PAT BUCHANAN

Shutdown is the fault of Harry & Barry

“In wartime, truth is so precious that she should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies,” said Winston Churchill.  What is the truth behind the Beltway lies about these crazy Republicans crashing our government?  Twice in th More...

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Click, click, click ... it’s maddening, I tell ya

My wife thinks I’m just a wee bit weird.  Or strange.  It’s all because I have a few idiosyncrasies. Isn’t that a lovely word? Idiosyncrasies.  More...

THEIR VIEW

The great toilet paper conspiracy

The latest news from the forefront of the Bolivarian Socialist Revolution in Venezuela is the government’s seizure of a toilet paper factory.  More...

Man who set parents’ home on fire gets 7 years

A 23-year-old Gaffney man accused of setting fire to his hearing-impaired parents’ home while they slept last February vowed in Cherokee County Court on Monday that he would never harm his family.  “I would never try to hurt my paren More...

Group reviews how KNOW2 is progressing

Representatives for South Carolina’s three KNOW2 pilot communities met Tuesday to discuss progress each has made in implementing projects in their respective counties.  Marlboro, Beaufort and Cherokee counties were chosen by the S.C. More...

Local News

Boys and Girls Club plans Alumni Dinner for Thursday, Oct. 24

In order to learn why you are and what you might become, one must take a step into the past and see where that journey takes them.  More...

The rise and fall of SAT scores:

BHS up, GHS down

Blacksburg High was an exception to an area trend this year in which many seniors left school with lower SAT scores on a national admissions test.  More...

Church hosting 7th annual “K-9 Companion Contest”

Obviously, God had a plan in mind when he created land animals — particularly dogs — on the sixth day of creation.  At the side of mankind for centuries, canines are firmly entrenched as man’s best friend and valuable companion More...

Sports

Gaffney’s Cam and Michael

Davidson can extend plays like NFL’s Newton and Vick

Shaq Davidson’s feet, as well as his right arm, can turn nothing special into something wanted: first downs and touchdown passes.  More...

Defense gives best effort of season

The Gaffney Indians displayed a more aggressive and atttacking defense against Dorman. And it resulted in the unit’s ”best effort as far as flying to the ball,” Gaffney defensive coordinator Josh Caggiano said. More...

Stepp battles injuries to make big impact

Gaffney senior Dylan Stepp would never mutter the words “Why me?”  But the wideout has been battling through a series of injuries to both shoulders that has forced him out of the second half of the Northwestern game and the Clinton g More...

Other News

LEGAL NOTICE OF DELINQUENT TAX SALE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, CITY OF GAFFNEY

NOTICE OF DELINQUENT TAX SALE OF THE CITY OF GAFFNEY WILL BE HELD IN THE CITY HALL LOCATED AT 201 NORTH LIMESTONE STREET, GAFFNEY, SOUTH CAROLINA. THE SALE WILL BE HELD OCTOBER 7, 2013 AT 10:00 AM.   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?