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ONLINE Poll

RESULTS Which football team will have the best season? South Carolina 38% votes (148 votes) Clemson 24% (93 votes) Gaffney High School 24% (93 votes) More...

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What’s Up?

High school reunions The Gaffney High School Class of 1959 is planning its 55-year reunion during the 2014 homecoming weekend, Oct. 3-4. Plans have been made for fun, food and fellowship on Friday night at the Aegean Restaurant and on Saturday night More...

SC LITTLE MISS PAGEANT –

The 43rd annual South Carolina Little Miss/Teen Miss Pageant was held July 12 in Hartsville. Sydney Nance representing Lexington in the Wee Miss Division, winning third runnerup. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

David Wise, owner and operator of Wise Vinyl Siding

COWPENS – David Lee Wise, 74, of 2003 Battleground Road, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, at Mary Black Memorial Hospital.  More...

Raymond Huskey, retired from Musgrove

Raymond Dean Huskey, 60, of 433 White Plains Road, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Sept. More...

Rufus James Hughes, U.S. Army veteran

Rufus James Hughes, 76, of Heritage at Cedar Rock, 191 Crestvillew Drive, Mocksville, N.C., answered the Master’s call on Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston- Salem, N.C.  More...

National News

Judge Judy begins 19th season atop TV ratings

NEW YORK (AP) — Judge Judy is offering advice to women free of charge.  More...

Heat haunts Saints’ first football game

Last Saturday was a glorious one for Limestone College, lifting the curtain on the inaugural season of football in the school’s 169-year history.  But as with most new things, the Saints’ first official game day experience did not en More...

CAN THEY SEE YOUR HOUSE NUMBER?

Authorities launch doorknob card reminder program

Imagine you need police, or firefighters, or paramedics to come to your home quickly.  Imagine, also, the feeling of helplessness as you wait and wait for an emergency responder to knock at your door or see their flashing lights go right past yo More...

Local News

Campaign to promote sales tax begins

Referendum will be held November 4

A voter registration drive for Cherokee County teachers and a $50,000 private fundraising effort are the next steps in starting a community campaign to win voter approval to continue a penny sales tax.  More...

POLICE REPORTS

Limestone College students report burglaries

City of Gaffney police received complaints of at least four separate burglaries at a Chandler Drive apartment complex in recent days.  At least three of the apartments at Chandler Oaks belonged to Limestone College students, according to inciden More...

WHAT’S UP

BHS Band fish fry The Blacksburg High band will host a fish fry Saturday, Sept. 13, from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. in the school cafeteria. The fish fry is all you can eat and is as an annual fundraiser for the marching band. Tickets are $9. More...

Sports

Indians picking up the pieces

No doubt, there wasn’t too many good things to find in last Friday’s tape of Gaffney’s 49-14 drubbing at the hands of Boiling Springs.  Whatever could go wrong, did in the game, putting the Indians at 0-3 for the first time sin More...

Moving on

Saints looking to build upon season opener

Win or lose, Limestone head coach Bobby James knew he’d learn quite a bit about his young squad.  Consisting entirely of true or redshirt freshmen, the Saints head man came away thoroughly impressed with the effort of his team. More...

South Carolina back on track ahead of batte with Georgia

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Steve Spurrier has learned a bit more about No. 24 South Carolina — and likes what he's discovering.  More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Getting treatment for my windows

Drapes or curtains?  Do you know the difference?  I always thought they were basically the same thing.  My wife informed me otherwise.  And she learned that from an expert on things involving home decor.  More...

OUR VIEW

Curtis was extraordinary coach, gentleman

Very little about the hiring of A.L. More...

GUEST COLUMNIST

The encouraging rise in school choice

America is built on the philosophy of bootstrapping, or pulling yourself up through your own talents and abilities. And no tool is better suited for doing that than a good education.  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?