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March of Dimes walk set for Saturday - Free Access

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‘This (CAMIT) facility is a game changer’

SCC campus gets $642,496 grant

Spartanburg Community College received a $642,496 grant Thursday to purchase advanced manufacturing equipment for training workers on its Cherokee County branch campus.  More...

WATCH GHS LIVE ON OUR WEBSITE

After a bye week, Gaffney continues region play when it hosts Clover in Friday’s Ledger Live Game of the Week.  Kickoff will take place at 7:30 p.m. at The Reservation.  Ledger Live will begin its webcast coverage at 7:15 p.m.  More...

LifeStyles

“I have cancer and you know me”

On October 13, I was among 113 individuals from across North America participating in a demonstration on the West Lawn of the Capitol in Washington, D.C. More...

Sports

Clemson hands Miami worst defeat ever - Free Access

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Clemson looked very much like a national title contender.  More...

How the APs top 25 fared - Free Access

The AP Top 25 Fared  The Associated Press    More...

Homecoming parade crash kills four - Free Access

STILLWATER, Okla.  More...

Letters

Meeting a Gaffney historian thousands of miles away from home

Dear Editor:  I recently returned from a Mediterranean cruise. The ship was docked in Athens and I was eating lunch on board the ship.  The lady sitting next to me said she was from Nottinham, England. More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Nothing like that new coffee smell in your car

You would think after all these years I’d learn a very simple lesson: If both side of your brain aren’t in agreement, whatever you’re thinking about doing is probably a bad idea.  More...

RASMUSSEN REPORT

Serving others, not politics, will lead America to bright future

Heading into a presidential election year, it’s important to remember that political involvement is but one of many ways we can work together to solve problems. Sometimes it’s the best approach; sometimes it’s not.  More...

Political Cartoon

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Police seeking alleged security camera thief - Free Access

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City of Gaffney police say a man was captured on security camera stealing a security camera from outside a Wilkinsville Highway restaurant. The theft occured Oct. 19 at between 5 a.m. and 5:30 a.m.  More...

Swing dancing - Free Access

Gaffney High homecoming 1945 tribute

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Time Warp - Free Access

Gaffney High Homecoming 2015

One of the popular traditions in Gaffney High homecoming is a salute to the music, fashion, movies and history which happened in the lives of different reunion classes. More...

YOU WANT FRIES WITH THAT?

Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee serves fries Thursday evening while helping with a wild game supper at Cherokee Avenue Baptist Church. More...

LAST WEEK’S RESULTS

Do you agree with Cherokee County Sheriff Steve Mueller’s opposition to legalizing marijuana for medical use?  Yes: 53% (135 votes)  No: 47% (120 votes)  TOTAL VOTES: 255  THE NEW POLL QUESTION   More...

Local News

A special birthday party

Family and friends helped Madge Beam Carpenter of Gaffney celebrate her 100th birthday on Saturday September 26 at Grassy Pond Baptist Church, where she faithfully attends.  More...

Unheard of:

Students walk to school

Nearly 100 Gaffney Middle School students had an extra spring in their step Thursday after a rare morning walk to school.  More...

County at a ‘crossroad’ on recreation

The county is at a fiscal and developmental crossroads when it comes to its recreational needs.  Those were the words of Cherokee County Recreation District Chairman Mike Bolin in his brief but pointed presentation Monday to Cherokee County Coun More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Johnny Horne, worked for Blacksburg maintenance

Blacksburg — Johnny Robert Horne, 72, of 200 Fridy Street Apt 3-4, passed away Friday, October 16, 2015, at his residence.  Born in Gaffney, he was the husband of Doris Cavney Horne and the son of the late Cecil Horne and Alda Denise Jones More...

Joe Gregg, retired from INA

Jonesville, SC — Mr. Joe Martin Gregg, age 71, husband of Carol Evans Gregg of 659 Alman Street, Jonesville, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 20, at Spartanburg Medical Center.  More...

Gennie Lipscomb, member of Friends in Christ Church

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