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THE COST OF DYING

You might have your earthly budget planned out, but what about for when the end comes?

Let’s face it. We are all going to end up in the same place some day.  But most people don’t plan their own funerals.  More...

LifeStyles

WHAT’S UP

Boy Scout meeting All young boys interested in joining the Cub or Boy scouts are asked to come along with their parents to the First Baptist Church More...

Sports

Highly touted men's basketball signing class announced - Free Access

An already talented roster received an impressive upgrade recently as head men's basketball coach Brandon Scott announced the addition of four highly touted newcomers with the 2015 signing class.  More...

Lady Indians look to build on last season's success - Free Access

Just a few days into the prep volleyball season and the Gaffney Lady Indians are already buzzing. There's plenty to be excited about. More...

‘LoLo’wering the Boom

Linebacker LoLo Dawkins changes tide with pick 6

If this was an indication of what’s in store for the Gaffney High football team, it’s going to be a wild ride.  More...

Columns

IT’S JUST ME

Just sign these and you’ll be fine

I underwent a routine surgical procedure recently. Nothing serious.  As a matter of fact, filling out the paperwork took more time than the actual procedure.  But I don’t mind the paperwork. More...

THEIR VIEW

Latest report adds to Yucca Mountain site

It’s long been known that the Yucca Mountain repository site was shuttered largely for political reasons. More...

DAVID LIMBAUGH

Liberal double standards and planned parenthood

Liberals are famous for shaming conservatives for their past associations with questionable characters, while they exempt themselves from the same standards. What a shocker!  More...

Belk sold - Free Access

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Department store chain Belk Inc. says it has agreed to sell itself to New York-based private equity firm Sycamore Partners and go private in a deal that it valued at about $3 billion, including assumed debt.  More...

Unemployment rate drops - Free Access

Staff Report     More...

School evacuated after bomb threat - Free Access

By SCOTT POWELL  Ledger Staff Writer  spowell@gaffneyledger.com     More...

Local News

Students learning digital art

Some Gaffney Middle School students will trade in their paintbrushes for a chance to learn new graphic design and digital art skills.  More...

Students must have vaccinations

All Cherokee County seventh graders must provide proof of a booster vaccine for whooping cough in order to attend school this year.  State law requires all students entering seventh grade receive one dose of Tdap vaccine. More...

YMCA announces capital campaign to raise $500,000 to build field complex

The Cherokee County Family YMCA has announced a capital campaign to construct athletic fields on five acres adjacent to the current facility. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

David Edward Small, first president of county cattlemen’s association

David "Ed" Edward Small, 88, of Charleston, passed away on Thursday, August 20, 2015.  He was born on Monday, March 7, 1927, in Salisbury, N.C., to the late Helen Shumaker Small and the late David Otis Small.  Ed grew up in North Carolina. More...

Gene Phillips, Sunday school director and Life Deacon

Gaffney — Eugene H. Phillips, Jr. (Gene), 69 of 115 Stacy Drive, answered his Master’s call on Saturday, August 22, at the Gibb’s Cancer Center and Research Institute at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.  More...

Faye Hines, retired from school district

Gaffney — Faye Blackwell Hines, 56, of 1595 Green River Road, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, August 20, 2015, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.  More...

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