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April 18, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Local News

Technology collection day planned for April 22

To celebrate Earth Day, The Village School of Gaffney will be holding a technology collection. Please bring your small used technology items to The Village School of Gaffney at 200 N. Limestone St. More...

Arts and crafts fair now underway

If you want something done right, might as well do it yourself. More...

Crackdown on DUI announced by law enforcement agencies

With 2014 already shaping up to be one of the deadliest years on record locally, police agencies from across Cherokee County announced Wednesday they will be teaming up over the next few weeks in the hopes of keeping any more people from dying on loc More...

Obituaries

Susan Kochenower

Susan Lynn Whited Kochenower, 65, of 606 College Drive, passed away Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home. More...

David (‘Pete’) Walker

BLACKSBURG – David "Pete" Wesley Walker, 54, of 650 Mullinax Circle, died Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at home after a lengthy illness. Born in Laurel Hill, N.C., he was the husband of Angela "Peanut" Gibson Walker of the home. More...

Pollie L. Weathers

BLACKSBURG – Pollie Lockhart Weathers, 73, of 210 Weathers St., Blacksburg, was called to eternal rest on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, N.C. More...

National News

Dress codes

Where should schools set limits?

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — They're called leggings — popular fashion items that are tight-fitting pants to some, and glorified tights to others. More...

Blacksburg museum expected to be finished by end of the year

Much talked about for years, there is potentially light at the end of the tunnel for the Town of Blacksburg in regard to a building showcasing its vintage fire truck. More...

CYCLIST INJURED

A 50-year-old Gaffney man was taken to Novant Health Gaffney Medical Center following a Wednesday afternoon collision between a car and his bicycle. More...

LifeStyles

Let me win. But if I cannot win. let me be brave in the attempt.

– Special Olympics Oath

Approximately 150 athletes gathered at the Gaffney High School track complex on Thursday, April 10, to take part in the 2014 Area 12 Special Olympics. More...

WHAT’S UP

CAVA Children's Saturday Workshop More...

Sports

Spring break?

No break from offseason workouts for the Gaffney High football team

The dedication that comes with being a Gaffney High football player does not end when spring break begins. More...

Gaffney golfers start fast but struggle in final round of Bengal Invitational

The Gaffney High golf team had a rough day on the links Tuesday. After standing in the ninth after day one of the Bengal Invitational in Columbia, the Indians shot a second round 330 to tumble to 17th. The Indians shot a 308 on day one. More...

DELIVERY MAN

— Gaffney High jayvee pitcher Chad Williams delivers a pitch during a twinbill this past Saturday against Wade Hampton. More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

A jab from the atheists

It seems Clemson head football coach Dabo Swinney cannot get a break. More...

THEIR VIEW

Find a compromise on CBD oil bill this year

If they are willing to hammer out a compromise, state lawmakers still have a chance to pass legislation this year that could greatly improve ill South Carolinians’ lives. More...

Political Cartoon

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