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‘A Night Under the Stars’

L’Etoile Club to present 24 at 63rd annual winter formal

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Sports

Sweet Payback!

Ledger Sports Editor  larry@gaffneyledger.com   Defense first is the mantra at Gaffney. More...

Smooth Operators: Co-coordinators make Clemson offense go

Don't look for any drama to engulf Clemson's offense with co-coordinators Tony Elliott and Jeff Scott running the show.  These smooth operators have been together since they were Tiger teammates, and they have history. More...

Saints rally for thrilling OT win to go 5-0 in conference

The Limestone College men's basketball team defeated Conference Carolinas foe King University in overtime, 78-75, Tuesday evening at the Timken Center.  More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

As an adult, dread and snowfall go hand in hand

Gather any group of middle-aged or older friends together and they’re likely to start talking about the things they did in their youth, yet somehow survived. More...

RASMUSSEN REPORT

Tr ump’s transition from rhetoric to policy

Eight years ago, as Barack Obama prepared to move into the White House, he continued to offer the rhetoric of hope and change. Though many Republicans mocked it, that message was exactly what the American people were looking to hear.  More...

LIBERTY BELLE

Deadly ‘end-of-life’ myths

As the new Congress convenes, budget cutters are eyeing Medicare, citing predictions that the program for seniors is running out of money. More...

Friday morning accident - Free Access

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Staff writer Tim Gulla was on the scene of this Friday morning wreck on South Granard Street at Willis Plaza and shot this video. More...

Limestone women's soccer coach resigns to join Baylor staff - Free Access

The Limestone College Athletics Department has announced that head women’s soccer coach Matt Smith resigned to accept a position with the women’s soccer staff at Baylor University. More...

Bowl game trip leads to closure from 1944 air crash

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It's been 72 years since William Thomas Dixon was killed in an air training accident, but his family recently received some closure, thanks in part to the success of the Clemson Tigers football team. More...

Local News

Daughter of Chick-fil-A founder is Chamber’s keynote speaker

Trudy Cathy White – speaker, author, and philanthropist – will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet scheduled for March 23 at Broad River Electric Co-Op Auditorium. More...

Spencer re-elected council chairman

Stop me if this sounds familiar. But for the seventh straight year, there is no change at the top of Cherokee County Council. More...

FIRE CONTAINED TO STOVE TOP

FIRE CONTAINED TO STOVETOP — City of Gaffney firefighters responded in full force to a reported structure fire Tuesday afternoon at Connecticut Village, where a grease fire erupted on a stoveto More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Maxine Quick Harris

Gaffney, S.C. — Maxine Love Quick Harris, 83, of 810 S. Limestone Street, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, January 2, 2017 at her daughter’s home in Deland, Florida.  More...

Wayne Humphries

Gaffney, S.C. — Herbert Wayne Humphries, 80, of 139 Ashmore Avenue, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home.   More...

Genell “Tootie” Godfrey

Mooresboro, N.C. — Ellen Genell “Tootie” McCraw Godfrey, 91, formerly of 2852 Wood Road, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at White Oak Manor in Shelby, N.C.  More...

State News

A premonition, a dream: Church slaying victims remembered

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — One by one, friends and family members walked up to the witness stand and testified about the nine black church members gunned down during a Bible study in Charleston on June 17, 2015. More...

National News

SeaWorld: Tilikum, orca that killed trainer, has died - Free Access

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Tilikum, an orca that killed a trainer at SeaWorld Orlando in 2010 and was profiled in a documentary that helped sway popular opinion against keeping killer whales in captivity at SeaWorld parks, has died. More...

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