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Crash claims motorist

An investigation by the Cherokee County Coroner’s Office into a Monday morning head-on collision on Railroad Avenue showed a 66-year-old Gaffney man died from injuries he suffered in the crash, among them multiple blunt force trauma to his ches More...

LifeStyles

Gaffney High School celebrates 2013 homecoming on Oct. 25

Crowning of homecoming queen highlights halftime festivities of Gaffney/Riverside game

Homecoming is a time-honored tradition for returning alumni at Gaffney High School. Year after year, the homecoming events reflect the memories of the "good old days" of GHS. A full day of celebration and activities has been planned for Friday, Oct. More...

WHAT’S UP

Class reunion  lThe Gaffney High School Class of 1993 reunion will be held Saturday, Oct. 26, at the Marriott, 299 N. Church St., Spartanburg, from 8 p.m-12 a.m. Cost is $25 per person. More...

‘Form and Function’ art exhibit showcases Limestone seniors

For the most part, Holli Schwartz and Kimsey Price have toiled away in anonymity. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Hattie D. Rodgers, Cherokee County native

Hattie Bell Dawkins Rodgers, 75, of 143 New St., widow of Leroy Rodgers, answered the Master's call on Sunday morning, Oct. More...

Nellie G. Smith, 79, member of Philadelphia Baptist Church

Nellie Ruth Gaffney Smith, 79, of 117 Poplar Springs Drive, answered the Master's call on Oct. 21, 2013, at 3:35 a.m. More...

Mary Murray, retired from textiles; worked in Granard Middle cafeteria for 10 years

Mary Bell Medley Murray, 83, of 456 Burnt Gin Road, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.  More...

Hearing to determine if woman serving life prison sentence should be evicted from house

Convicted murderer Julia Phillips has a guaranteed home for the rest of her natural life — a state Department of Corrections prison cell.  More...

Activation of long-dormant and uninspected heating systems can stir alarms

While they couldn’t say it was definitely related to falling temperatures, City of Gaffney firefighters responded to two possible structure fire calls that were traced to heating units Tuesday.  The first of the calls occurred on Beech Str More...

Local News

Salvation Army looking for a few good bell ringers

A lot of signs provide clues that it will soon arrive, but only the clanging of bells outside local retail stores offer confirmation that another holiday season has arrived.  More...

Partnership could become model for others

Limestone-Central Elementary and Limestone College will collaborate in a partnership to better prepare college students for education careers.  The college has created a professional development school at Limestone-Central Elementary. More...

OUTSTANDING

— Amanda Walker, director of 7th Circuit Solicitor Barry Barnette’s intervention programs, received an outstanding service award during a recent statewide prosecutors meeting. More...

Sports

Reshuffling the deck

Players change positions to boost linebacker play

The Gaffney High coaching staff expressed concern with the inexperience and youth on a defense during the preseason.  Those concerns have grown a little bigger after the last two games.  More...

Huff, Indians prepare for tough schedule

The Gaffney High varsity basketball schedule has a familiar look.  “It’s just basically flip-flopped from last season,” Gaffney coach Mark Huff said.  Like last season, the Indians will open against Rock Hill. More...

South Carolina Gamecocks

Gamecocks not the show at Missouri

Steve Spurrier knows while South Carolina won’t be the main attraction this weekend at fifthranked Missouri, he’s hopeful that his 20thranked Gamecocks can drag themselves and several other Southeastern Conference East teams back in the d More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Dads and debs

I was asked several weeks ago to speak to a group of moms and daughters in the Camellia Society about my experience as the father of a debutante. More...

DAVID LIMBAUGH

Obama the Blameless

Could there be more convincing proof that President Obama is more concerned about himself than he is about the Americans he is supposed to serve than his Monday morning speech defending the disastrous Obamacare rollout rather than apologizing for it? 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?