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A rush of advertisers release ads ahead of Super Bowl Sunday - Free Access

MAE ANDERSON, AP Business Writer More...

A rush of advertisers release ads ahead of Super Bowl Sunday

MAE ANDERSON, AP Business Writer      More...

GHS beauties compete for titles

Thirty-nine young women from the freshman, sophomore, junior and senior classes at Gaffney High School will compete in the 2015 Miss Cherokeean pageant on Saturday, February 6, in the school’s auditorium. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

David Sizemore, served in the US Peace Corps

David Lewis Sizemore, age 59, of Charlotte, North Carolina, formerly of Gaffney, South Carolina, widower of Mrs. Michelle Fogle Sizemore, answered the Master’s call on February 1, 2016, at Carolina Medical Center, Charlotte.  More...

Karen Foster, services will be Thursday at 2 p.m.

Funeral service for Ms. Karen Michelle Foster, known as “Doey”, age, 47, of 409 East Junior High Road, Gaffney, will be held on Thursday, February 4, at 2 p.m. at Bethel Baptist Church with Dr. James W. More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Wherever there is news, he is there

This is a column I wrote about this time last year with a few alterations to reflect staff changes that have taken place since it was published. More...

GUEST VIEW

In his own words

“As far as single payer, it works in Canada, it works incredibly well in Scotland.” “I would press for universal health care. ... More...

LIBERTY BELLE

The job-killing diversity police

If you’re a white male looking for a job, it just got harder. Claiming women aren’t getting paid enough, President Obama wants to make it easier to accuse employers of gender discrimination and hit them with class-action lawsuits.  More...

6 years later, cops feel killer still on the loose in Melvin Roberts case

Six years after the death of a prominent local attorney, police in York are still on the hunt for a killer.  More...

Souper Bowl of Caring gaining momentum, becoming a mega-donation event

Several church youth groups hope to make an impact on lives beyond the NFL’s championship game Sunday by collecting donations and conducting canned food drives to help feed the hungry in Cherokee County.  Southside Baptist Church will host More...

Local News

Students receive free breakfast and lunch

Students in a dozen Cherokee County schools can now eat free breakfasts and lunches through a federal program that involves areas with high poverty rates.  More...

POLICE REPORTS

Check stolen from mailbox cashed at Wells Fargo bank

A check stolen from a mailbox on Bonner Lake Road was later cashed at a Gaffney bank.  More...

Cherokee Creek firefighters hope signatures translate into new fire station

With a deadline fast approaching, Cherokee Creek firefighters spent this past weekend going door to door hoping to raise support for a new fire station in their community.  To get the finances, they’re asking residents to support a 6-mill More...

Sports

Working Overtime

Rodgers heats up in fourth and overtimes to propel Indians past Rock Hill

Gaffney’s Kobe Rodgers picked the perfect time to heat up on Tuesday. More...

Gaffney track star racing to the top

Fair was named after her outstanding performance at the Mark Colligan Memorial on Saturday, Jan. 23. Fair won the 60-meter and 200-meter dashes at the Nebraska-hosted quad meet over the weekend, taking the latter by a whopping 0.86 seconds. More...

Turner claims 152-pound crown; 3 other Indians advance to uppers

Gaffney High senior wrestler Derek Turner is happy, but not content. Turner won the 152-pound region championship Saturday at Nation Ford High School, but he he hasn’t achieved his ultimate goal of winning a state championship - yet. More...

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