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Miss Adams is the bride of Patrick Anthony Hopper

Blythe Shealy Adams and Patrick Anthony Hopper, both of Columbia, S.C., were united in marriage June 25, 2016 at the City Art Gallery in Columbia, S.C. Ms. Karen Day officiated the double ring ceremony which took place at the 6 o’clock hour. More...

ENGAGEMENTS

Smith - Land   Jackie and Mary Gist of Union, S.C. announce the engagement of their daughter, Keyla Marie Land, to Channing Oneal Smith of Boiling Springs, S.C., son of Mark Smith Sr. and Carolyn Posey White of Gaffney.  More...

CAVA offers three classes for fall

Summer is almost officially over, school has begun and CAVA is starting their fall classes this month. All CAVA classes are open to the public to hopefully add to the understanding of the arts and have a good time while learning.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Carolyn Poole Crocker

CONVERSE, S.C. — Carolyn Poole Crocker, 72, of Converse, S.C., died Sunday, September 4, 2016, at Spartanburg Medical Center. More...

Tricia Treen Pedersen

Gaffney, S.C. — Tricia Treen Phillips Pedersen, 77, of 211 Ruth Drive, passed away on September 1, 2016 at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.  More...

Eddie Houey

Eddie Dean Houey, 59, of 450 East Junior High Road, entered eternal rest on Monday, September 5, 2016, in his home. Husband of Alberta Proctor Houey, he was born in Gaffney and was a son of Mae Hester McGill Houey and the late James Howard Houey. More...

Author of Gaffney history book set to sign copies Sept. 10, 11

After last year’s loss of the county’s history detective, Blacksburg resident Will Cobb is keeping a promise made to his mentor Dr. Bobby Moss to preserve Cherokee County history. More...

Gaffney plant heavily damaged by fire

A Labor Day fire at a Gaffney business caused extensive heat and smoke damage. City of Gaffney firefighters were called to Pioneer Metal Finishing on Henderson Street at 5:12 p.m. Monday and there was heavy smoke showing upon their arrival. More...

Local News

Community support enables Gardner to attend “Think College”

A GoFundMe account has been set up to help Gardner pay for his college expenses. More...

POLICE REPORTS

Gaffney police were alerted after someone stole cargo from a tractor-trailer parked at a Hyatt Street truck stop. More...

Tractor Supply plans Pet Appreciation Week activities

If you’re a proud pet owner or would like to be, mark your calendars for Saturday, Sept. 17, when the Tractor Supply Co. More...

Sports

Woods says he hopes to return next month - Free Access

DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer    CARMEL, Ind. More...

Saints are Brumbach bound, too...

...if Reservation not ready for home opener against Mars Hill

The Limestone College football team may be running through the venerable tunnel at Brumbach Stadium, too.  Limestone official Ernest Meyers said the Saints would move their game with Mars Hill on Saturday, Sept. More...

Top two runners expected back for W. Charlotte

After two big wins to open the season — Gaffney got more good news. Running backs Cam Rice and Quadarius Hardy will return to the lineup this Friday against West Charlotte. Both runners practiced during the Indians’ bye week. More...

Columns

THEIR VIEW

DDSN needs to improve data tracking

The state agency that cares for South Carolina’s most vulnerable adults should take steps to improve the way it tracks and responds to allegations of abuse and neglect, and so-called “critical incidents” involving the people for who More...

DAVID LIMBAUGH

Trump created an opening; He’d better drive through it

The stars are finally aligning for a significant shift toward Donald Trump in this presidential campaign. Hillary Clinton is rightfully under siege. More...

LEDGER COLUMNIST

This is why God put weeds on the earth

Is everyone good at something? My initial response is yes, but with a caveat. (Do you like how I used that word ‘caveat?’ Using words is one of the things at which I am good. More...

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