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Ledger office closing at noon today

The Gaffney Ledger office will close today at noon so that our employees can attend the funeral of Vici Jordan, co-worker and wife of Ledger editor Klonie Jordan. She died just after midnight Monday after a brief illness. More...

LifeStyles

Miss Smith, Mr. McCulloch wed March 29

Victorian Villa Inn in Lake Wylie, N.C., was the setting for the March 29, 2014, wedding of Courtney Beth Smith and Jere William McCulloch Jr. The Rev. Grady Gregory, grandfather of the bride, officiated at the 6:30 p.m. outdoor ceremony.  More...

ENGAGEMENT

Jones – Griffin

Nelson and Denise Jones of Gaffney announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittany, to Brandon Griffin, son of Hal and Shelley Griffin of Pacolet.  Miss Jones is the granddaughter of Muriel Powell of Gaffney. More...

GAFFNEY BPW MEETING APRIL 14

– The Gaffney Business and Professional Women’s Club will meet Monday, April 14, at 12:30 p.m. at Aegean Pizza. Speaker will be Jessica White, Gaffney BPW Young Careerist. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Janice Burden

Janice Theresa Burden, 53, of 6120 Stibor St., Las Vegas, Nev., entered eternal rest in Las Vegas.  She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and was a daughter of Catherine Ross Jones and the late Marion Jones Jr.  More...

Natasha Sorrells

Natasha Nicole Sorrells, 33, of 6120 Stibor St., Las Vegas, Nev., entered eternal rest in Las Vegas. She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and was a daughter of Harold Sorrells of New Jersey and the late Janice Burden. More...

Vici Jordan, longtime employee of The Gaffney Ledger

Vici Lynn Fizer Jordan, 59, of 125 Ridgeway Road, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, April 7, 2014, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.  More...

Bad roads could get worse

Think the roads here are in bad shape now?  They could get even worse under a S.C. More...

No holiday for students on Memorial Day

Cherokee County students will spend their Memorial Day in class on a national holiday meant to remember the sacrifices made by the military.  More...

Local News

City proceeds with interchange improvement, county OKs 60K for coroner’s office renovation

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

Contenders for sheriff will face off

Candidates’ forum set for April 24

Several State Superintendent of Education candidates will attend a forum April 24 in Gaffney sponsored by the Cherokee County Republican Party.  Five Republican candidates have confirmed their attendance for a candidates’ forum at 6:30 p.m More...

Special Olympics Thursday

For Cherokee County’s most beloved athletes, this Thursday it is their time to shine.  Scores of local athletes will once again convene at the Gaffney High School track complex, taking part in the 2014 edition of the Area 12 Special Olympi More...

Sports

Blue andWhite game coming toThe Reservation

Limestone College football will provide local fans their first taste Saturday of the college game atmosphere that arrives this fall.  The Saints will hold their first “Blue & White” spring game at The Reservation.  More...

Gaffney football ticket going up a buck

Cost still cheaper than a movie ticket, athletic director says

After joining a new region, Gaffney High football fans will pay more to watch games in the Reservation this season.  Tickets for all home games increase from $6 to $7. More...

Transou leads GHS to 4th place showing at tourney

High level play from eighthgrader Cody Transou propelled the Gaffney High golf team to a solid fourth place showing at the Wren Invitational on Tuesday.  After rain washed out Monday’s opening round, tournament organizers reduced the tour More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

The incredible, edible(?) newspaper

A few weeks ago, my wife had a great idea.  That shouldn’t surprise anyone who knows her, least of all me, because she has great ideas quite frequently.  But this idea sprang from something she had read about and recalled while we wer More...

PAT BUCHANAN

The New Blacklist

“There is a gay mafia,” said Bill Maher, “if you cross them you do get whacked.”  Maher, the host of HBO’s “Real Time,” was talking about the gay activists and their comrades who drove Brendan Eich out a 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?