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Rec district wants access to Gaffney’s ‘golden goose’

Cherokee County Recreation District officials have touted the city’s Hospitality Tax as the golden goose to solve its funding woes.  That golden goose though, has laid only rotten eggs for the recreation district.  More...

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. Floyd Baker Blvd., Gaffney, or mail them to: Christmas Is For Kids c/o The Gaffney Ledger, P.O. More...

LifeStyles

Gaffney Christmas Weekend Slideshow - Free Access

Here is a slideshow from the Christmas weekend in Gaffney. More...

Gaffney Christmas Parade

The City of Gaffney held their Christmas Parade on Sunday, Dec. 6 at 3 p.m. in conjunction with the “Classic Christmas Weekend.” A slideshow with pictures from the whole weekend is featured on our website at www.gaffneyledger.com   More...

Off the Wall to perform at “Music Sandwiched-In”

On Wednesday, December 9, Off The Wall will perform at the Cherokee County Public Library for the winter edition of “Music Sandwiched-In” from 12:15-1 p.m. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Shane Chambers, US Army veteran

Blacksburg, SC — Shane Ray Chambers, 47, of 2088 Shelby Highway, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, December 6, 2015 at his residence.  More...

Doris Cobb, worked in textiles

Central, SC — Doris Jean Cobb, 77, of 240 Robinson Bridge Rd., Central, SC, went home to be with Jesus, Monday, December 7, 2015, at her home. More...

Nathan Crosby, service set for Thursday

Funeral service for Nathan Leon Crosby, age 56, of 311 West 3rd Street, Gaffney, South Carolina, will be held on Thursday, December 10, at 2 p.m. at Bethel Baptist Church with Dr. James W. Sanders, Jr. More...

Town council has short meeting

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

Senate clears major new education bill, sends it to Obama - Free Access

JENNIFER C. KERR, Associated Press  More...

SHOPLIFTING RING

Three warrants issued

A Rock Hill man was arrested on multiple shoplifting charges Friday, accused in the thefts of thousands of dollars in merchandise from Polo and Belk stores in Gaffney.  James Bernard Thompson, 43, of 1143 Glenarden Drive, has been charged with f More...

Local News

Councilman trying to save ‘scenic’ designation

It may only take some sprucing up for Hwy. More...

Main Street seeks additional funding

The Gaffney Main Street Advisory Board on Monday requested Gaffney City Council approve new guidelines for a facade improvement program.  Main Street Advisory Board Chairman John Milko also asked council to increase its funding for the program f More...

Store reports fuel theft

Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office investigators were called to a Simper Road, Blacksburg, convenience store after someone allegedly stole diesel fuel.  More...

Sports

Home Sweet Home

After three losses to open the season, Indians win one at home

When Gaffney’s Mystikal Tate gets into a rhythm, he can do major damage from any spot on the court. More...

Wildcats place five on all-region team

Five Blacksburg High football players were selected for All-Region honors after catching the attention of opposing coaches in the 2015 season.  Blacksburg All-Region players were senior offensive lineman Brent Owens, sophomore defensive end Kwam More...

Lady Indians “Cruize” to 68-36 win

After losing the first game of the season on Monday, Gaffney’s Sade Van De Cruize made sure the losing streak wouldn’t continue Tuesday against Boiling Springs.  Van De Cruize scored 27 points to help the Lady Indians to a 68-36 win.  The L More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Do they even have recess anymore?

One of my favorite pastimes growing up on Fairview Avenue was playing outside. More...

SCOTT RASMUSSEN

The world that Pearl Harbor created is coming to an end

In my youth, Dec. 7 was always a big deal, as we remembered Japan’s sneak attack on Pearl Harbor. Today, most of those alive on that fateful day in 1941 are no longer with us, and the collective memory of the event has faded. More...

ED FEULNER

Climate change: A heated debate

Debate. It’s the hallmark of an open society. We may hold different points of view on a certain topic, but we can express those views freely, without fear of repercussions.  More...

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Sen. Harvey Peeler (R-Gaffney) sponsored a resolution Dec. 7 for the Senate Committee on Interstate Cooperation to study the potential impact of not recognizing Daylight Savings Time. Do you think DST should be abolished?