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Limestone coach delivers inspirational speech to Rotarians

If any of them had any eligibility remaining, some members of the Gaffney Rotary Club might have been inclined to sign up to play for the Saints after Limestone College head football coach Mike Furrey gave an impassioned speech during his visit on Tu More...

Jollys celebrating 60 years

Buford T. “Bob” and Lavada Jolly of Gaffney are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary on March 27, 2017. The couple was married in 1957 at New Pleasant Baptist Church in Gaffney.  More...

Debutante presented at annual ball

The Camellia Society of Gaffney presented the 2017 debutantes at the annual Camellia Ball on Saturday evening, March 18.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Phyllis Smith Jefferies

Mrs. Phyllis Smith Jefferies, age 66, of 530 McCluney Drive, Gaffney, answered the Master’s call on Sunday morning, March 26, 2017, at her residence. More...

Andy Parker

Inman — Clary Anderson “Andy” Parker, Jr., 89, of 1160 Compton Bridge Road, formerly of Union Highway in Gaffney, entered into eternal rest on Friday, March 24, 2017.   More...

Jimmy Lee Bolin, Jr.

Gaffney — Jimmy Lee Bolin, Jr., 34, of 321 Spring Wood Dr. Lot 4, passed away Monday, March 20, 2017, at his home. The family received friends on Sunday, March 26, 2017, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Who would you recommend for the ‘Hall of Success’?

There is a perception that a quality education is unattainable in Cherokee County. There are many who beg to differ. More...

Gaffney man dies in horrific crash

An increasingly deadly year on Cherokee County roadways got worse early Friday when a 29-year-old Gaffney man was killed in a horrific crash on West Rutledge Avenue.  More...

Local News

Photo

Ledger staffer Tim Gulla captured  ‘lightning in the sky’ during last week’s thunderstorms.   More...

58-year-old Gaffney man ticketed after being caught with his pants down

POLICE REPORTS

A 58-year-old Gaffney man was ticketed for indecent exposure after Gaffney police were called to a West Birnie Street residence early March 16. More...

Drug trafficking case ends in mistrial

A second Cherokee County jury will have to be selected to decide a city man’s fate on drug trafficking charges after the first jury deadlocked Thursday evening in Cherokee County General Sessions Court.  More...

Sports

No. 1 South Carolina follows men's team, reaches Final Four - Free Access

Before they climbed the ladder to take their turn cutting the nets, Kaela Davis and A'ja Wilson started dancing. And dancing. The band blared inches away, and they danced some more. More...

Gaffney hurler spins gem

Great pitching beats great hitting, and Gaffney’s Austin Duckett proved that adage again.  The Gaffney Indians salvaged the 3-game series against Dorman with a 4-1 win Friday at Jerry “Jug” Wallace Field.  Austin Duckett s More...

Higgins powers Saints to win

Junior midfielder Ben Higgins finished with a career-high five goals to help lead the nationally second-ranked Limestone College men’s lacrosse team to a crucial 12-7 win over No. 4 Lindenwood University on Saturday at Saints Field.  More...

Columns

SEN. SCOTT

Judge Neil Gorsuch right man for the Supreme Court

Last month, I had the pleasure of meeting Judge Gorsuch in my office. He was genuine, knowledgeable, and made it clear that he would exercise judiciary independence when interpreting the law. More...

GUEST COLUMNIST

Trust is not enough; H.3931 should be defeated

Where does your tax money go? In most instances it supports direct government activities such as schools, police, housing, public health and the like.  More...

IT’S JUST ME

Good to be back; think I’ll go snipe hunting

The regular readers of this column (both of you, and let me say that from the bottom of my heart, I appreciate your support and faithfulness) might have wondered where I was last week. 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?