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Superintendent going on tour

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LifeStyles

The mystique of the Ghost Walk keeps guests returning for more

The annual Ghost Walk presented by the Cherokee Historical and Preservation Society returns to Gaffney on Saturday, Nov. 1.  More...

Capri on Main will host trivia fundraiser for Humane Society of Cherokee County

The Capri on Main will host a trivia fundraiser in support of the Humane Society of Cherokee County on Thursday, Oct. 30, from 7-9 p.m.  According to the Capri, the game will be hosted by the hottest trivia host in the business. More...

City sponsoring exhibit of Revolutionary War artwork by Thomas Kelly Pauley

An exhibit of Revolutionary War artwork by Thomas Kelly Pauley, sponsored by the City of Gaffney, is on display in second floor lobby of Gaffney City Hall. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Etta Mae Dixon, retired from Hoechst Celanese

Etta Mae Dixon, 83, of 1344 N. Limestone St., Gaffney, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.  Born in Gaffney, she was the widow of J.D. Dixon and daughter of the late George and Macie Bolin Love. Mrs. More...

Mildred Littleton, retired from textiles

Carrie Mildred Horne Littleton, 93, of 533 Hames Road, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, at her home.  More...

Wendy B. Ferguson

Wendy Lynn Brown Ferguson passed away Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, at her home in Myrtle Beach. More...

State News

Independent Ervin ends gubernatorial campaign, endorses Sheheen

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Independent candidate Tom Ervin ended his campaign for governor Tuesday and endorsed Democratic Sen. Vincent Sheheen, throwing a surprising wrinkle into the race just a week before Election Day.  More...

National News

'Hello Kitty' arrested on DUI charge

GORHAM, Maine (AP) — Police say a Maine woman who was pulled over while wearing a Hello Kitty costume was arrested on a drunken driving charge.  Gorham police say officers stopped 37-year-old Carrie Gipson, of Westbrook, at about 2 a.m. More...

HEATING BILLS WILL BE CHEAPER THAN 2013

Users of natural gas will see 8 percent savings this winter

Cherokee County residents will pay less to heat their homes this winter — if Mother Nature cooperates.  Piedmont Natural Gas is projecting that monthly natural gas bills will on average be $12 lower per month for Piedmont’s typical S More...

THE ROAD TO GROVER

The Hwy. 29 bridge which crosses I-85 from Cherokee County into Grover at Exit 106 is being rebuilt this fall. More...

Local News

OPEN HOUSE

OPEN HOUSE — The South Carolina Vocational Rehabilitation Department helps people with disabilities develop work skills and find employment suited to their abilities. More...

Real Indians wear pink for the ‘Crucial Catch’

Expect a heavy dose of pink to be mixed in with your typical oranges and blacks this Halloween night at The Reservation.  For the second consecutive year, the local Relay for Life campaign will host a “Crucial Catch” event on a footb More...

Gaffney man robbed in church parking lot

Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office deputies responded Oct. 22 to Old Canaan Road in Spartanburg after a Gaffney man reported he had been robbed at gunpoint.  More...

Sports

Goals still in sight for Indians

Gaffney has entered the stretch of its season where a loss can be damaging.  It’s also a point where the Indians can stay in stride in terms of reaching team goals that include winning the region championship and earning a high seed in the More...

Gaffney’s Eb, T.J. get call from North-South game

Two local football players will have their high school careers extended by at least one game.  Gaffney defensive lineman Eb Covington and offensive tackle T.J. Haney were selected for the Touchstone Energy Cooperative Bowl North vs. More...

Local middle schools go for championships

Expect the scoreboard to get a workout when Gaffney Middle hosts Dawkins Thursday for the middle school championship.  Dawkins (7-0), winners of the East Division ,is averaging 38.6 points a game, while the Chiefs, who won the West, are piling u More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

1-cent sales tax the big question on the ballot

Tuesday is ‘Election Day’ across this great land of ours.  More...

THEIR VIEW

Men take on domestic violence

Women most often are the victims of domestic violence, and South Carolina is one of the deadliest places for women to live. The numbers are alarming even though Alaska has just recently eclipsed our state as being No. More...

DAVID LIMBAUGH

Scales finally falling from America’s Obama-obscured eyes

Do you all realize what a major deal it is that liberal comics are now openly ridiculing President Obama — and not just for his mannerisms and the like but based on his abject policy failures?  More...

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