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Sub Deb Club to present 24 at annual Harvest Ball

The   Sub Deb Club of Gaffney will hold its annual Harvest Ball on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at Cherokee National Golf and Recreation Club. The Ball will begin at 7 o’clock in the evening.  Senior Members   More...

Sports

Saints Punch Ticket to Championship Game - Free Access

Ten Limestone women's soccer players named All-Conference

Limestone College women's soccer team strolled into the Conference Carolinas Championships on Saturday with a 4-0 victory over the Crusaders of North Greenville University on Nov. 2. More...

Gaffney rolls past Greenwave - Free Access

Gaffney’s defense got off to the start it wanted Friday night. Then the offense started to roll.  Up 13-0 at the break, the Indians scored on their first two possessions of the third quarter to beat the pesky No. More...

Breaking News - 11/4/2017 7:15 PM

Fromm leads Georgia past Gamecocks - Free Access

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Jake Fromm proved he can throw — and block a little, too — as his two touchdown passes led No. More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Things that go bump in the night

Fear is a powerful factor. How else to explain the appeal of watching a scary movie in the dark or walking through the woods for a haunted attraction on Halloween? More...

RASMUSSEN REPORT

Our founding ideals are worth fighting for

These are tough times to be optimistic about America. Terror attacks in New York City, mass shootings in Las Vegas and campus violence against targeted speakers fill the news. More...

GUEST COLUMNIST

A safety problem that can no longer be ignored

As I’ve travelled the state over the years, it hasn’t been uncommon for members of the law enforcement community to bring up issues that concern them. More...

Woman faces multiple ID fraud charges

All cases are automotive industry-related

A Gaffney Police Department detective confirmed this week he has obtained three arrest warrants for financial identity fraud against a North Carolina woman who allegedly possessed information from credit applications filed with an auto parts supplier More...

That extinguisher under your sink might be defective

Local fire officials are advising anyone with a fire extinguisher designed for home or personal vehicle use to check and see if their model has been impacted by a massive recall announced Thursday.  More...

Local News

You might say he’s hooked

For Gettys Brannon, going fishing is no longer a hobby.  It’s a job description.  More...

Search committee hopes to decide on Limestone’s next president in December

The Limestone College presidential search committee interview several candidates in early November as it looks for a successor to retiring president Dr. Walt Griffin.  Griffin will retire in December after 25 years.  More...

That dog can jump

Shag Stepp never imagined his dog Mojo’s high-flying exploits would result in a competition on the grandest scales and a large group of Gaffney residents watching every jump on Facebook live.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Mildred Self

Mildred Broderick Self, age 96, peacefully transitioned Tuesday, October 31, 2017, at her home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Genesis Funeral Cremation Service & Chapel Inc. More...

Kaley King

Kaley Nicole King, 24, of 8577 Anchor St., Spartanburg, died October 31, 2017.  A native of Niles, Mich., she was the daughter of Willard Eugene King of Niles, Mich., and Monee Nicole Littlejohn (Daryl). More...

Hettie Gregory

Mrs. Hettie Bell Kelly Gregory, age 79, of 4779 Union Highway, Gaffney, South Carolina, widow of Mr. Robert Gregory, answered the Master’s call on Tuesday morning, October 31, 2017, at her residence.  More...

State News

Richland Co. Sheriff probes confrontation between two lawmakers

COLUMBIA (AP) — A South Carolina sheriff is wrapping up an investigation of a confrontation between two lawmakers at the Statehouse.  Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott told local media an investigation into whether Orangeburg Rep. More...

National News

US rate for gun deaths is up for the second straight year - Free Access

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. rate for gun deaths has increased for the second straight year, following 15 years of no real change, a government report shows. More...

Bergdahl spared any prison time, gets dishonorable discharge - Free Access

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — Bowe Bergdahl, the soldier who walked off his post in Afghanistan and triggered a search that left several comrades severely wounded, will serve no prison time, a military judge ruled Friday. More...

Run Forrest, run, but let me get a selfie first

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Halloween started early in one Southern California city, where a man dressed as Forrest Gump has been running around neighborhoods and stopping to take pictures with residents.  More...

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