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Musical comedy “Curtains” coming to Limestone Theatre Oct. 20-22

A parody of 1950s “whodunit” theatre mysteries, the musical comedy “Curtains” will have a three-night run at Limestone College Theatre on October 20-22. Show-time each day is at 7:30 p.m. More...

Make-up day scheduled for Salvation Army’s Christmas assistance

Local parents who will be struggling to provide good Christmas memories for their children this year will have one last chance to sign up for Christmas assistance at the Salvation Army. More...

SBCC donation

Founders Federal Credit Union Gaffney Branch manager Tim Smith, right, is shown donating a $500 gift to the Sisters and Brothers Committed to the Community Learning Center. Receiving the check is SBCC Executive Director Yolanda Kennedy. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Catherine Davidson

Mrs. Catherine Jordan Davidson, age 86, of 119 Hetty Hill Street, Gaffney, S.C., widow of Mr. Bobby Davidson, Jr., answered the Master’s call on Monday night, October 17, 2016, at her residence. More...

Annie Dawkins

Miss Annie Ruth Dawkins, 60, of 141 Iris Lane, entered eternal rest on Friday, October 14, in White Oak Manor, Spartanburg. She was a daughter of the late King David Dawkins, Sr. and the late Tollie Thomas Dawkins. More...

Debbie Crocker

Gaffney, S.C. — Debora “Debbie” McDowell Crocker, 54, of 432 Goucher School Road, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, October 17, 2016 at Greenville Memorial Hospital.  More...

Columns

LIBERTY BELLE

Immigration takes center stage in election

Immigration will take center stage tonight at the final Donald Trump — Hillary Clinton debate. Clinton dreams of “open borders.” Count on her to yank on your heartstrings. More...

LEDGER COLUMNIST

If Barbie is so popular, why ...?

Things that make you go huh? When I wrote that, I had to check to make sure that was the correct spelling and usage of ‘huh,’ even though it’s an expression we all use quite often. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Milliken expansion could be worth $20M

A local industry is investing as much as $20 million to expand its operations in Cherokee County. More...

VFDs will have to file financial statements

As the county’s population grows and ages, the demand on volunteer fire departments grow as well.  Now, you can add one more demand to the VFDs — completing a financial review of their books.  The county’s 2016-2017 operat More...

Local News

Mosquito monitors

Local high school science classes are doing their part to track area mosquito populations through a national community research effort to fight back against the Zika virus.  More...

Truck’s not lost, just new

If you get passed by the Goucher-White Plains Volunteer Fire Department’s new rescue truck, you might do a double-take or at least wonder if you, or the firefighters, are severely lost. More...

ASSISTANCE

Joshua Spencer from Gaffney National Guard B Co 4-118th in Edisto Beach assisting the area after Hurricane Matthew. More...

Sports

Rice to be inducted into USC Hall of Fame

A Gaffney Indian. A South Carolina Gamecock. A Minnesota Viking. A Seattle Seahawk. On Thursday, Gaffney’s Sidney Rice also becomes a hall of famer. More...

‘We didn’t get off the bus’

Gaffney must beat Byrnes to qualify for state playoffs

Friday's game against Byrnes looms as a must-win situation for Gaffney’s playoffs hopes, which is a bit problematic since the Rebels have dominated the Indians in recent years. More...

Lady Indians prepare for second season

This is the most important time of the year for high school volleyball teams - the playoffs.  Gaffney clinched the region’s No, 3 seed with a 25-14, 25-9, 18-25, 25-20 win over Spartanburg in the regular season finale.  Dorman is the More...

State News

State law passed as property tax relief creates problem - Free Access

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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?