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Limestone College names new members to Board of Trustees

A total of six new members were recently named to the Limestone College Board of Trustees and will serve five-year terms, while another member joins to fill an unexpired term. More...

LUNCH WITH THE MAYOR

- Sisters & Brothers Committed to the Community (SBCC) students recently met with Mayor Henry Jolly for lunch at Aegean Pizza. The mayor spoke with students on academic goals. More...

WHAT’S UP

All items for What’s Up and general news should be sent by email to abbie@gaffneyledger.com. B.D. Lee Teacher Meet and Greet More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Frank V. Payne

Frank V. Payne, 67, of New Haven Rest Home, Forest City, N.C., passed away on July 29, 2016, at Hospice Cleveland County in Shelby, N.C. A Memorial Service was held at 4 p.m. More...

Columns

GUEST COLUMNIST

Don’t super-size the minimum wage

Well, this isn’t a typical election year. Why should the perennial fight over the minimum wage be any different?   More...

DAVID LIMBAUGH

Bernie is a mainstream Democrat

People often make fun of Bernie Sanders and his supporters, but with all this levity, we may be underestimating the seriousness of this political movement and what it signifies concerning our ongoing struggle for liberty.  More...

IT’S JUST ME

Clorganized

I would describe myself as being cluttered but organized.  Or “clorganized” if you will.  Sometimes I put off placing things where they belong because, well, I’m very tired, or there’s always tomorrow, or I’ll More...

Local News

Gaffney mayor says pool closing was racially motivated

Gaffney Mayor Henry Jolly escalated his criticism of the Cherokee County Recreation District by charging the closing of Irene Pool was racially motivated.  More...

One Blackburg Town Council seat is up for grabs

Lifelong Blacksburg resident Wendell Earls wants to see his hometown grow and prosper.  It’s the main reason Earls, 32, decided to run for Blacksburg Town Council after longtime town council member Janie Wilson chose not to seek re-electio More...

City voters go to polls Tuesday to choose mayor

It's Groundhog Day in Gaffney on Tuesday: Henry Jolly and Bernestine Dawkins, are squaring off for a second time for mayor. More...

Sports

Off To A Promising Start

Gaffney offense scores 6 TDs as Sarratt shines in scrimmage

Gaffney coach Dan Jones left the Greer High field Friday pleased with what his team accomplished during a scrimmage held in front of an enthusiastic crowd. He would have been happier, though, not to give his team’s trainer any more work. More...

Arm strength runs in family as Spurlin II captures title

James Spurlin II’s right arm looks innocent enough. It hangs straight and lean at his side, in perfect proportion to his 6-foot, 175 pound frame. There’s no Popeye-like bicep. More...

Limestone basketball player nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year

GAFFNEY — Limestone College's Maurissa Lester, a senior on last year's women's basketball team, has been nominated by Conference Carolinas for the 2016 NCAA Woman of the Year Award.  More...

Other News

Think you understand the Electoral College?

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — It's an institution as old as the nation itself, but the Electoral College remains an enigma to many Americans. More...

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