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“A tale as old as time” coming to Gaffney High Theatre

GHS Theatre to present “Beauty and the Beast” with special Tea Time with Belle event

Gaffney High School Theatre invites everyone to “be their guest” as they present Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast.”  More...

CAVA presents exhibit of new members

A potpourri of styles and media describes the upcoming exhibit at the Gaffney Visitors Center and Art Gallery. The gallery is operated by the Cherokee Alliance of Visual Artists (CAVA). More...

Senior Recitals will take place at Limestone College on April 13

Two Limestone College music students will be featured during a Senior Recital concert scheduled for Thursday, April 13, beginning at 7:30 p.m. in Fullerton Auditorium.  Admission to the concert is free and the public is invited to attend.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Gloria Bruce

Gaffney, S.C. More...

Ervin Millwood

Gaffney, S.C. — Ervin Lee Millwood, 68, of 127 Pebblestone Road, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, April 10, 2017, at his residence.  More...

Roy Ratchford

Deacon Roy P. Ratchford, 92, husband of Mrs. More...

Other News

US Official: Russia knew chemical attack was coming

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States has concluded that Russia knew ahead of time that Syria would launch a chemical weapons attack last week, a senior U.S. official says. More...

National News

Dragging of United passenger sparks outrage, anger

CHICAGO (AP) — Several minutes after a passenger recorded a video watched around the world that showed security officers dragging another passenger off an overbooked United Express flight at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, a More...

STEEL ON MY MIND

The new B.D. Lee Elementary School is quickly taking shape now that structural steel is going up. Workers using a massive crane were making quick work of the task Tuesday, lifting multiple girders while other workers bolted them into place. More...

Limestone students touting their bike share program to city council

In their final weeks before graduation, three Limestone College students have pedaled forward with a plan for a public bike share program in Gaffney.   More...

Local News

City will spend $24,000 for wage and compensation study

Job descriptions will be included

The city will spend $24,000 to conduct a wage and compensation study. Gaffney City Council on Monday voted unanimously to hire Rock Hillbased The Archer Company to perform the study. Council chose among seven firms who submitted proposals. More...

Recreation district’s presentation to council ‘a work in progress’

It took only a few weeks for Cherokee County Recreation District officials to develop and unveil plans for a multi-million dollar indoor recreation complex. More...

Salary changes on hold

Cherokee County school administrator salary changes remain in limbo headed into school board workshops scheduled for April 24-25.  The school board’s personnel committee met in executive session for two hours March 22 to discuss how propos More...

Sports

Gaffney golfers win Spartanburg Co. tourney

Before the start of the final nine holes of play at Monday’s Spartanburg County Invitational, Gaffney High golf coach Brandon Coggins made a request of his standouts Zack Gordon and Seth Taylor. More...

Indians hammer Byrnes for fourth consecutive win

The Gaffney High baseball team is on a roll.  After starting 1-4 in region play, the Indians extended their win streak to four with a 7-2 win over Byrnes Monday at Jerry “Jug” Wallace Field. More...

Mosqueda scores twice in 7-0 win over Landrum

The Gaffney High boys soccer team made it look easy on Monday.  David Mosqueda had two goals as the Indians routed visiting Landrum, 7-0.  The Indians took control of the game from the opening whistle, firing off a quality shot only 40 seco More...

Columns

GUEST COLUMNIST

Oil and gas power Americans’ lives

Quick: What do makeup, prosthetics, and heart valves have in common? Unbeknownst to most Americans, all are made possible by fossil fuels. More...

LIBERTY BELLE

Robot revolution

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is taking flak for saying he’s “not worried at all” about robots displacing American workers. He’s spot on. More...

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Come and see what the future holds

If you’re looking for a little entertainment tomorrow after work, come by the ‘Reservation” at Gaffney High School. More...

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