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CHRISTMAS IS FOR KIDS

Here is the list of donors to  Christmas Is For Kids, sponsored by this newspaper.  Bring contributions to The Gaffney Ledger at 1604 W. More...

LifeStyles

Third annual‘Pancakes For Preservation’ returns to History and Arts Museum Saturday

Guests include WSPA –TV Your Carolina co-host Jack Roper along with GHS holiday singers and varsity basketball team

A delicious stack of savory pancakes, whether regular, chocolate chip or blueberry again awaits guests attending the third annual Pancakes For Preservation Breakfast and fundraiser at the Cherokee County History and Arts Museum on Saturday, Dec. More...

Here are some safety tips for holiday online shopping

COLUMBIA – When shopping online, the South Carolina Department of Consumer of Affairs (SCDCA) offers the following tips to maximize savings and minimize stress:  More...

CLUB COLLECTS TOYS FOR SALVATION ARMY –

Members of the Tuesday Woman's Club brought Christmas toys to their November meeting that will be donated to The Salvation Army. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Bryan Turner, 51, worked as a carpenter

Bryan Keith Turner, 51, of 302 Fort St., passed away Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.  Born in Gaffney, he was the widower of Millie Turner and son of the late L.B. and Lenora Frady Turner. Mr. More...

Karen Allen, previously employed by Spartanburg Regional Medical Center

Karen Denise Reynolds Allen, 46, of 132 Teal Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Dec. 1, 2014, at Gaffney Medical Center.  More...

Paul Dean Duncan

BLACKSBURG – Paul Dean Duncan, 65, of Blacksburg, passed away Nov. 27, 2014. Services will be at a later date.  Arrangements are under the direction of Shuford- Hatcher Funeral Home, Gaffney.   More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

A little weird makes life worth living

For some reason or another, as I was thinking about a topic for my column this week, my train of thought went weird.  That was probably because I read the following just before beginning to ponder a suitable subject about which to write. More...

THEIR VIEW

South Carolina is ready to spend, but within bounds

The most recent Winthrop Poll indicates that South Carolinians’ holiday spending habits are going to be a reflection of their beliefs in the economy. More...

PAT BUCHANAN

Who are the cowards now?

In July of 1967, after race riots gutted Newark and Detroit, requiring troops to put them down, LBJ appointed a commission to investigate what happened, and why.  The Kerner Commission reported back that “white racism” was the cause More...

WOMAN GETS 8 YEARS IN DEATH OF INFANT

Circuit Court Judge Keith Kelly said in Cherokee County Court on Monday afternoon he could offer no magic words before imposing an 8-year prison sentence on a 22- year-old woman who allegedly squeezed the life out of her own baby.  More...

TRAFFICKING METH

Judge won’t allow defendant to withdraw guilty plea; gives him 5-year prison sentence

A 46-year-old North Carolina man was sentenced to five years in prison after a Circuit Court judged ruled Tuesday that he could not withdraw his guilty plea.  Travis J. More...

Local News

Woman’s estate files suit against assisted living facility

The estate of a 46-year-old Gaffney woman, who was killed in a March 1 hit-and-run incident on Hampshire Drive, has filed suit in Cherokee County Court of Common Pleas against the Ivy Grove Assisted Living facility and its owners, claiming the facili More...

Band wins ‘Turkey Bowl’

The Limestone College Student Social Work Organization (SSWO) has announced the results of its Thanksgiving Food Drive and the winner of the inaugural “Turkey Bowl” competition.  More...

Davidson delights in helping families find that perfect tree

Even before Black Friday sales items have left the shelf, many families have already been offered the holiday’s first gift.  More...

Sports

Gaffney rolls past Bulldogs in opener

A season ago, L.J. Peak was Gaffney’s first offensive option. This season it just might be Makel Noel. More...

Six Indians named to all-region team

Northwestern quarterback Dupree Hart named player of the year

Gaffney running back Jordon Shippy’s season was cut short due to a midseason leg injury.  But that didn’t prevent the elusive running back from being chosen to the III-AAAA All-Region team.  Shippy finished with 1,001 yards before suffering More...

Lady Indians blow out Boiling Springs

Gaffney girls basketball coach Susan Wade said her team was much improved this year. Tuesday, the fans saw why. More...

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