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Rev War Weekend features packed schedule of events

SC Humanities Council names annual event as this year’s featured festival

The heroic journey to American independence will be relived through travel, storytelling, demonstrations and memorial tributes during Upstate South Carolina Rev War Weekend October 5 through 8.  More...

Do I need a 12 or 10-inch frying pan? - Free Access

If you haven’t figured it out yet, I’m not good with making decisions. The more options I have, the longer it takes me to choose. More...

AAUW to meet Monday

The Gaffney Branch of AAUW will meet on Monday, Sept. 11, 12 p.m., at The House of Pizza. The guest speaker is Brandi Stricklin who is a clerk in the office of Judge Josh Queen at the Cherokee County Probate Court.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Beverly Camp

Blacksburg — Beverly Elaine Bridges Camp, 78, of 235 North Cherokee Ford Road, passed away Monday, September 4, 2017, at her residence.  More...

Janie McCraw

Gaffney, S.C. — Janie Ross McCraw, 71, of 709 Florence Street, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, September 7, 2017 at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home.  More...

Sherman Shidner

Gaffney, S.C. — Harley Sherman Shidner, 76, of 246 Old Race Track Road, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at Mary Black Health System-Gaffney.  More...

Local News

Harvey relief efforts underway here

County residents can help Hurricane Harvey victims by bringing supplies to this weekend’s Limestone College football game and a drop box outside Kimbrell’s Furniture Store.  Members of Pre-Health Professions Club will have a table se More...

City and county negotiating land swap

The county wants to play “Let’s Make a Deal” as city leaders express an interest in acquiring a county owned strip of land near the new Railroad Avenue park. More...

Railroad Avenue Park bids to be opened Oct. 5

The City of Gaffney will learn the low bidder for the much-anticipated Railroad Avenue park project early next month.  City officials will publicly open the bids Thursday, Oct. More...

Sports

Harding downs Gaffney - Free Access

CHARLOTTE N.C. More...

USC erases deficit, tops Mizzou - Free Access

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — At some point, opponents are going to stop kicking to South Carolina's Deebo Samuel. Until then, the Gamecocks will gladly take all the game-changing returns they can get from the all-purpose star.  More...

Clemson tops Auburn - Free Access

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson's new starting quarterback had an easy way for the third-ranked Tigers to keep winning the next several years — recruit more Bryants.  More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Moving off the water and on to grammar

Here we are again.  The end of another great summer. More...

RASMUSSEN REPORT

The freedom to walk away holds politicians accountable

This weekend, the Rasmussens are moving to New York City. While the process of moving is horrendous, the thrill of anticipating a new chapter in our life is exhilarating.  Moving to a new home is an all-  American activity.  More...

STAR PARKER

Judge Roy Moore is resonating

The rising political star of Judge Roy Moore in Alabama is another surprise in a political season defined by the unexpected and the unconventional.  More...

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