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NEW MEMBERS WELCOMED, DONATIONS PRESENTED TO LOCAL CHARITIES AT L’ETOILE CLUB’S ANNUAL TEA

The 2014-2015 L'Etoile Club held its annual End of Year/Welcome New Members Tea on March 30. More...

Peachtree Centre will ‘Bring on the Fiesta’ during National Nursing Home Week May 11-15

Peachtree Centre will celebrate National Nursing Home Week, May 11-15. Themed “Bring on the Fiesta,” residents and staff will enjoy a variety of fun activities throughout the week. More...

LOCAL BAND WILL PERFORM AT ARTISPHERE

– The Abbey Elmore Band will be the first performers today at 1 p.m. on the Real Op Investments Culinary Arts Cafe Stage at Artisphere in downtown Greenville. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Krissy Gunnin, 34, a homemaker and member of Midway Baptist Church

Kristina Marie Gunnin, 34, of 105 Midway Terrace, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, May 6, 2015, in Shelby, N.C.  More...

SFC Eugene Smith, retired from U.S. Army

Sergeant First Class Eugene Smith, 78, of Columbus, Ga., husband of Roselyn Miller Smith, answered the Master’s call on Saturday morning, May 2, 2015, at Gentiva Hospice in Columbus.  More...

Lula Mae Camp, Gaffney native

Lula Mae Camp, 86, of 1153 Stateline Road, answered the Master’s call on Thursday morning, May 7, 2015, at 4:15 in Spartanburg Regional Medical System. More...

Breaking News - 5/9/2015 11:31 AM

Crash victim identified - Free Access

  Cherokee County Coroner Dennis Fowler says a 38-year-old woman was killed after the motorcycle on which she was a passenger crashed while being pursued by police Friday afternoon. More...

86-year-old thwarts robbery - Free Access

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Police release video of fatal shooting - Free Access

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Here is the video released by the Gaffney Police Department that shows the fatal shooting that occurred Wednesday evening on Cemetery Alley in downtown Gaffney. More...

Local News

'Accidental sports writer' speaks to high school students

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Award-winning sports writer Ken Burger spoke Thursday morning for a combined audience of Blacksburg and Gaffney high school students. More...

New store coming

A local contractor is expected to begin work next week on a 4,000 square-foot spec building located on a parcel at the Peachtree Marketplace, adjacent to Aegean Pizza on Baker Boulevard.  More...

Carriers hope to take more than they leave

With each stop this Saturday, local U.S. More...

Sports

Going, going, Golson: Where could QB transfer - Free Access

For all of Everett Golson's maddening turnovers and befuddling inconsistency, he would be an upgrade at quarterback for dozens of FBS teams.  More...

That winning feeling!

It was never part of the plan of Blacksburg head baseball coach Josh Batchler to send his ace, senior Alex Raines, to the bump on four days rest. More...

Peak invited to national team tryout

Former Gaffney High School star L.J. Peak is heading to the U.S. More...

Columns

IT’S JUST ME

Happy Mother’s Day mom

I awoke to the overpowering aroma of homemade apple pies baking. More...

LEDGER COLUMNIST

My advice to high school graduates is ...

My cell phone rang Saturday evening around 5:30 p.m. as I sat in front of a work computer, scanning a couple of photos to finish a school page before leaving for the weekend.  More...

SCOTT RASMUSSEN

The legitimacy crisis

American government — at all levels — is losing the legitimacy it needs to function. Or, perhaps, some segments of the government have already lost it.  More...

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