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Camellia Society presents 13 Debutantes at annual ball

The Camellia Society of Gaffney presented the 2017 debutantes at the annual Camellia Ball on Saturday evening, March 18, from 7 until 11 p.m. at the Spartanburg Marriott at Renaissance Park. More...

SC Governor Proclaims “Miracle Hill Ministries 80th Anniversary Day” - Free Access

Non-profit celebrating 80 years of serving the Upstate’s homeless, hungry and hurting on March 21

South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster has proclaimed March 21, 2017 as Miracle Hill Ministries 80th Anniversary Day in honor of the non-profit’s longstanding work serving the Upstate’s homeless children and adults. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Edwin Lovelace

Gaffney, S.C. — Edwin Yates Lovelace, 92, formerly of 1038 Champion Ferry Road, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, March 17, 2017 at Magnolia’s of Gaffney. More...

Gary Cooper

Pacolet, S.C. — Gary Gene Cooper, 61, formerly of 1608 Asbury Road, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at Mary Black Health System Gaffney.  More...

Bobbie Teasley

Gaffney, S.C. — Bobbie Craft Teasley, 82, of 1551 Overbrook Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at her residence.  More...

Columns

THEIR VIEW

S.C. House oversteps its bounds

The South Carolina House of Representative’s decision last Tuesday to get rid of a Cabinet officer exemplifies why improved governance is so hard to achieve in a legislative state. More...

PAT BUCHANAN

Is a Korean Missile Crisis Ahead?

To back up Defense Secretary “Mad Dog” Mattis’ warning last month, that the U.S. More...

GUEST COLUMNIST

Trump, trade and South Carolina

Last month, President Donald Trump came to South Carolina and in a much-hyped event at Boeing in Charleston, proclaimed his “America First” policy that has been one of his constant themes since the first days of his campaign.  More...

4 Blacksburg teens arrested

A Blacksburg Police Department stakeout conducted Thursday evening to help solve a rash of vehicle burglaries paid big dividends, police reported.  Now, four teenagers find themselves in hot water.  More...

Ledger wins 13 SC Press Association awards - Free Access

The Gaffney Ledger received 13 awards Saturday for its news coverage and photography in the annual South Carolina Press Association contest. More...

Local News

Town seeking more grant money to cover cost increase

Blacksburg will seek additional state grants to help cover a $64,000 increase in construction costs over the past three years for a project to extend sewer lines along the Highway 5 corridor.  More...

FOOTBALL IN MARCH?

FOOTBALL IN MARCH? More...

Tire kickers or buyers?

Once considered the area’s largest real estate white elephant, the shuttered DSE plant just might come to life.  Large and specialized buildings like the 300,000 square foot DSE facility can take extended periods of marketing, and rarely d More...

Sports

Madness is back - Free Access

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Spring Fling

Limestone head football coach Mike Furrey had a far different feeling this time walking off the field after the “Blue and White” spring game.  “I feel much better this year,” said Furrey, entering his second year as coach More...

Williams sparks Indians to win

Trailing by four late in the game, you’d think the spark the Gaffney High Indians would need would come from a hitter.  You’d be wrong.  More...

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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?