November 18, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Student technicians help keep laptops up and running

Computer parts are neatly arranged on a library table Friday in a makeshift workshop space as Gaffney High students Steven Higgins and Isaac Martinez tackle problems with a couple of laptop computers. More...

HWY. 11

Scenic status in jeopardy?

The section of Hwy. More...

FOOTBALL CONTEST

Brian Mullinax is the winner of last week’s contest. Brian correctly predicted the winners of 10 of the 11 games and earns $100 for his efforts.  The contest appears each Monday throughout the regular football season.   More...

LifeStyles

“You Can’t Take It With You” coming to Limestone Theatre

Limestone College Theatre will present “You Can’t Take It With You” during a three-night run November 19-21.  More...

Exhibits from the State Museum in Cherokee County Schools

Two exhibits from the South Carolina State Museum in Columbia are on display in two Cherokee County Schools. More...

Library receives genealogy donation

The Cherokee County Public Library received a donation of over 100 books, folders and photographs given by Mrs. Louise Sanders of Gaffney. More...

Letters

What a wonderful show provided by our military band

Dear General (Malcolm B.) Frost:  I want to thank you for your leadership in providing the U.S. Army Field Band to perform in Cherokee County on Sunday to a full audience on the Limestone College campus. More...

What a great treat for the citizens of Cherokee County

Dear Cody:  Thank you for sponsoring the U.S. Army Jazz Ambassadors concert. What a great treat for the citizens of Cherokee County.  More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Time to do some follow-up work

From time to time I use this space to do a little “house cleaning” of sorts. Or maybe a better term would be followup. More...

THEIR VIEW

State needs to improve dam safety

It is no secret to residents of South Carolina that this state has an infrastructure problem. All of us are well acquainted with the sometimes awful condition of the state’s roads. More...

READERS ON THE ROAD

Gaffney residents traveled to Myrtle Beach on Oct. 17 to run in the Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon. They wore matching shirts featuring the Gaffney Indians logo while running the 13.1-mile race. More...

Breaking News - 11/18/2015 7:10 AM

2 dead, 7 arrested in raid targeting Paris attack mastermind - Free Access

RAPHAEL SATTER, Associated Press JAMEY KEATEN, Associated Press    More...

Clemson University to increase security for weekend events - Free Access

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Local, state and federal authorities are working with Clemson University officials to increase and reinforce security measures for this weekend's sporting events.  More...

South Carolina to reduce tax withholdings - Free Access

The Associated Press   COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina is planning to leave money in the paychecks of workers, but as part of the trade-off, will reduce the amount of state income tax refunds people receive each spring.  More...

Sen. Peeler urges halt to refugee program

In the wake of recent terrorist attacks in Paris, state Sen. More...

State officials, coroner continue investigation into elevator death

State elevator inspectors and the Cherokee County Coroner’s Office continue to search for answers after a woman fell down an elevator shaft two weeks ago at a local antique shop.  More...

Local News

Man gets 10 years in prison for his part in group assault

A 20-year-old Gaffney man was sentenced to 10 years in prison Friday after he entered guilty pleas to being involved in the group assault and robbery of a man outside a bar and the burglary of a city apartment.  More...

No changes in zoning laws

Don’t look for any massive overhaul of the city’s zoning regulations. More...

HONORED

HONORED — Brookview Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center located at 510 Thompson St., Gaffney was honored at the 18th annual Spirit of Caring Banquet in Columbia on Oct. More...

Sports

Limestone athletics announces 20th Hall of Fame class - Free Access

The Limestone College Athletics Department has announced its 20th Hall of Fame Class, a group that features three former standout student-athletes, special inductees Nancy and Dave Riling, and the 2002 Men’s Lacrosse National Championship Team. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Ruth Polen

Retired from U.S. Postal Service

Ruth Naomi Grandel Polen, 89, of 1259 Wilcox Avenue, passed away Tuesday, November 10th, 2015, at her residence.  More...

Georgia Lindsay, graduate of Gaffney High

Georgia Marie Lindsay, 49, of Gaffney, entered eternal rest Thursday, November 12, in Spartanburg Regional Hospital. She was the daughter of the late Aaron and Rosa Mae Camp Lindsay .  Georgia was a member of Mt. More...

Tom Davis, retired from Michelin

Gaffney, SC — Thomas Jeff Davis, 71, of 103 McCoy Circle, passed away November 17, 2015 at his home, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandpa, brother and friend to many. More...

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