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LifeStyles

Miss Limestone College wants teenage girls to love who they are

Brittany Durrah periodically flips through the social media pages of teenage girls. More...

ENGAGEMENT

Kayla Bolf, Justin McCraw to wed

Kayla Lee Bolf and Justin Blake McCraw will marry May 13, 2017.  More...

New York City duo to perform free concert

Hit the Roof delivers personal and interactive performance

New York City band, Hit The Roof, will perform a free concert at the Cherokee County Public Library March 14 from 12:15-1 p.m.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Luther Parker

Gaffney, S.C. — Luther Edward Parker, 71, of 112 Martin Lane, Apt. 601, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at his residence.  More...

Ora Mae Byrd

Gaffney, S.C. — Ora Mae Butler Byrd, 89, of 2018 Love Springs Road, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at her residence.  More...

Morris Henderson

Gaffney, S.C. — Morris Lee (Foot) Henderson, 40, of 1948 N. Limestone Street, Lot 122, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 8, 2017.  More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Streaks (like 0-for-58) are meant to be broken

Just wait ‘til next year.  This is a familiar refrain I sing in my head every year in March when another Clemson basketball season comes to its inevitable miserable finish. More...

RASMUSSEN REPORT

Three steps to fixing the health care mess

Most Americans believe that no matter how bad something is, Congress can always make it worse. With their new health care bill, Republican Congressional leaders seem intent on proving that point. More...

LIBERTY BELLE

The biggest news in Washington: Deregulation

If you want to start a business, the World Bank says you’d do better to move to Canada than setting up shop here in the U.S., where mind-numbing government regulations smother entrepreneurs.  More...

‘Maverick’ and ‘Loki’

Students help buy vests for newest cops

Thanks to a Gaffney High School student government-led effort, two new additions to the Cherokee County Sheriff ’s Office will go into the field with some extra protection. More...

Local News

Fire under investigation

City of Gaffney firefighters called in the Cherokee County Sheriff ’s Office to help investigate a Monday morning fire on Harrison Street that firefighters say was intentionally set.  More...

Robbery victims fight back: take gun, cell phone from assailants

Gaffney police are investigating a March 3 incident on Richardson Street during which two robbery victims reportedly fought back against their assailants, wrestling away a gun from one alleged robber and taking a cell phone from a second.  More...

Students walk to school

Goucher Elementary School students honored and celebrated their own “super heroes” Wednesday while involved in the state’s ninth annual Walk to School Day.  These super heroes weren’t wearing a cape or leaping tall buildi More...

Sports

SIMMONS NAMED SOUTHEAST TRACK ATHLETE OF YEAR—

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March Madness

Limestone College men’s basketball returns to NCAA after 3-year absence

After winning the conference tournament, Limestone men’s basketball team is happily spending their spring break preparing for March Madness.  More...

First Tee junior golf programs combined into one Upstate organization

The First Tee of Greenville and The First Tee of Spartanburg & Cherokee Counties announced March 2 that the organizations are joining forces to form The First Tee of the Upstate, to better serve area youth.  More...

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