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“American Idol’ semifinalist

Ali Henderson will sing National Anthem at Limestone game

Gaffney native Ali Henderson, a recent semifinalist on ‘American Idol,’ will be singing the National Anthem at Limestone College’s Blue & White spring football game on April 12 at The Reservation at Gaffney High School.  More...

KIDS TAKE STEP BACK IN TIME

KIDS TAKE A STEP BACK IN TIME – Temple Baptist Preschool K-4 class had a fun-filled 50s day and went to lunch at the Bantam Chef in Chesnee. More...

ENGAGEMENT

Haynes – Hudson

Donald and Roxanna Love Haynes of Gaffney announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Adair Haynes, to Benjamin Jamous Hudson of Gaffney.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Cindy Ray, 52, was happiest when helping others

BLACKSBURG – Cindy Lee Ray, 52, 1416 Possum Trot Road, Blacksburg, died unexpectedly Thursday, April 3, 2014, at home.  More...

Colleen Underwood, retired from textiles

BLACKSBURG – Colleen Peace Underwood, 88, formerly of 1330 W. Pine St., Blacksburg, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, April 4, 2014, at Brookview Healthcare Center in Gaffney.  More...

Rodney (Moto) Sprouse, inducted into Cherokee County Hall of Fame

Rodney (Moto) Sprouse, 67, formerly of South Petty Street, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, April 4, 2014, at Magnolias of Gaffney.  More...

Columns

Whose side is God on now?

In his Kremlin defense of Russia’s annexation of Crimea, Vladimir Putin, even before he began listing the battles where Russian blood had been shed on Crimean soil, spoke of an older deeper bond.  More...

THE MOSS REPORT

The ‘Crossover’ deadline

There are two legislative weeks left before the ‘Crossover’ deadline — the date when legislation must reach the Senate to be considered in the normal course of business. April is always a busy month in the General Assembly. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Ledger employee, wife of editor, dies

Vici Jordan, wife of Ledger editor Klonie Jordan and a longtime employee of the newspaper, died unexpectedly this morning, just after midnight at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. Fellow employees say she wasn't feeling well Friday and was ad More...

City takes step to make Exit 92 more attractive to motorists

City officials gave the “green” thumbs-up to make the I-85 interchanges more inviting to interstate motorists.  More...

Community mourns death, but celebrates life

Family, friends and colleagues share stories at “Chip” Weatherford’s memorial service

Indeed, there was reason to mourn.  Taken suddenly and silently, Friday’s memorial service at Cherokee Creek Baptist Church was intended to offer local residents a final opportunity to say goodbye to Gaffney Municipal Court Judge Wade S. More...

Local News

Art expo tomorrow

More than 600 students will celebrate the arts Tuesday in a fine arts showcase presented by the Cherokee County School District.  County residents are invited to view displays of student artwork from 18 county schools and enjoy performances at G More...

Regional to build new doc’s office, not urgent care

Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System officials have announced they will relocate an existing medical office to a new location on Floyd Baker Boulevard.  More...

Recognized

Inman Lee Love of Gaffney has recently become recognized as a member of Sigma Alpha Lambda at Clemson University.  Sigma Alpha Lambda is a national leadership and honors organization dedicated to promoting and rewarding academic achievement and More...

Sports

Wood leads Indians past No. 2 Mavs

For the second straight game, the Gaffney High baseball team got an outstanding pitching performance.  Unlike Wednesday’s starting performance from Camron Farley, Zach Wood was dominant in relief.  More...

Gaffney tackle decides on Demon Deacons

Leave no doubt, T.J. More...

Blacksburg bats come alive in 2-game sweep over Carolina

The Blacksburg High baseball team’s bats heated up like the weather in taking a 2-game sweep from Carolina.  The Wildcats combined for 28 hits in beating Carolina 16-1 on Thursday and 15-3 on Friday.  “We started out slow but c More...

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