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Attempted murder suspect surrenders

A 21-year-old Gaffney man was served Friday with a arrest warrant accusing him of attempted murder following a Gaffney Police Department investigation into a March 28 shooting on Holly Street.  More...

Recent Videos

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Police searching for man who robbed downtown bank
Police are searching for a man responsible for robbing a North Granard Street bank Monday afternoon.
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Friday morning accident
Staff writer Tim Gulla was on the scene of this Friday morning wreck on South Granard Street at Willis Plaza and shot this video.

Local News

40 families celebrate

Forty families graduated from another stage in their child’s development April 20 when the Cherokee County School District held a celebration event for its “Talk to Me” program.  More...

Residents concerned about future

Concerned about the future of their community, almost three dozen residents of the Goucher-White Plains areas of Cherokee County came together Thursday evening to learn how they can help each other.  More...

School trustees mull tax increase

County residents could see a school tax increase as the Cherokee County School District looks for ways to fund education needs and higher state retirement expenses.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Crayton Fernanders

Mr. Crayton Bernard Fernanders, age 40, of 508 McCluney Drive, Gaffney, S.C., husband of Mrs. Dannique Fernanders of Waco, Texas, answered the Master’s call on Sunday morning, April 23, 2017, at 10:05 a.m. More...

Louise M. Johnson

Gaffney, S.C. — Louise Margaret Johnson, 99, passed away Thursday, April 20, 2017 at Magnolia’s of Gaffney.  More...

Alton Sutton

Funeral service for Mr. Alton Sutton, III, known as “Alano”, age 34, of 173 Carlisle Street, Spartanburg, S.C., will be held on Saturday, April 29, at 1 p.m. at Bethel Baptist Church with Dr. James W. Sanders, Jr. officiating. More...

Breaking News - 4/26/2017 4:38 PM

Limestone College forms presidential search committee - Free Access

The committee will conduct a comprehensive national search for the successor to Dr. Walt Griffin, who announced on April 21 that he will retire in December after leading the College for 25 years. More...

Breaking News - 4/26/2017 7:24 AM

Local woman SC Small Business Person of the Year

Cowpens, SC - Vickie Wyatt, co-owner of J.I.T. More...

‘GENIUS’

Executive producer of National Geographic project calls Gaffney his ‘second home’

What do Gaffney and Albert Einstein have in common? The executive producer of a TV series about him calls Gaffney his ‘second home.’ Sam Sokolow married a Gaffney girl, Julia Fowler, and they visit here fairly often. More...

LifeStyles

“Charlotte’s Web” making four-show run at Gaffney Little Theatre

The Gaffney Little Theatre is a stage production of “Charlotte’s Web.” The beloved book by E. B. White, who also authored “Stuart Little”, has be re-crafted for the stage by Joseph Robinette. More...

Limestone College to present Spring Choral Concert on April 27

Limestone College’s Department of Music will present its annual Spring Choral Concert on Thursday, April 27, at Gaffney’s First Baptist Church.  Admission to the 7:30 p.m. More...

Sports

Brimming with confidence

Winners of 10 of their past 11 games, the Gaffney High baseball team is as loose and confident as it has been in a while. The Indians open district play today at Fort Mill after Tuesday’s game was postponed due to heavy rains. More...

Lady Indians open district playoffs

The Gaffney High softball team is hoping for a better result this season against Fort Mill. Fort Mill swept the season series from the Lady Indians when the teams played in the same region last year. More...

Indians are No. 1 seed

The Gaffney boys soccer team will enter the state playoffs as a No. More...

Columns

LIBERTY BELLE

Feds cover up hospital infections

Going into a hospital? It’s getting riskier because of drug-resistant infections — the kind almost no drug can cure. Despite one federal government “action plan” after another, the germs are winning. More...

ERICK ERICKSON

Do the right thing

As American society becomes more tribal, society also becomes increasingly unstable and unmoored from civility. Americans are expected to take up for their tribe and defend it at all costs. More...

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Ah spring; and lots of things to get done

For some, it’s something they’d rather pay good money for someone else to do. For others like me, it’s a pure joy and stress reliever. Yard work. I have a few friends who don’t even own a lawnmower and never plan to. More...

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