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Miss Huff is the bride of Dalton Brice Moss

MaryAnn Huff and Dalton Brice Moss, both of Gaffney, were united in marriage on Saturday, June 4, 2016, at 4 o’clock in the afternoon at Gaffney First Baptist Church. More...

MARRIAGES

The following marriages have been filed in the probate court of Cherokee County as of Sept. 8, 2016:  More...

Peachtree Centre’s annual Fun Day to be held Saturday

Peachtree Centre in Gaffney will hold its annual Fun Day on Sept. 17 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the facility located at 1434 N. Limestone St. in Gaffney. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Artis Dukes

Mr. Artis Perry Dukes, known as “Samp”, of 301 Mc- Cluney Drive, Gaffney, S.C., husband of Mrs. Janice Oglesby Dukes, answered the Master’s call on Monday, September 12, 2016, at Greenville Memorial Hospital, Greenville, S.C.  More...

Kathy Beattie

Blacksburg — Kathy Ellis Beattie, 69, of 121 Killian Street, passed away Sunday, September 11, 2016, at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home. Born in Gaffney, she was the widow of John William Beattie, Sr. More...

Terrian Gibbs

Gaffney, S.C. — Terrian Dawkins Gibbs, 58, passed away on Tuesday, September 13, 2016. Arrangements will be announced by Blakely Funeral Home. Blakely Funeral Home & Crematory, Gaffney, S.C.   More...

State News

Gov. Nikki Halley announces BabyNet Transition - Free Access

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Governor Nikki Haley today announced the transition of BabyNet, currently managed by First Steps, to the Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS).  More...

B.D. Lee project officially under way

The past met with the future Monday as B.D. Lee students and school officials celebrated the start of construction on a new elementary school. More...

Coming soon to a neighborhood near you: Fresh asphalt

Take a drive down some county road and you’ll likely find paving crews in action . Work has begun on about $3 million worth of paving, Cherokee County Administrator Holland Belue said. More...

Local News

County administrator updates council on recreation project

Referendum wording on Page 4B

Those worrying about losing youth recreation fields due to the high preliminary construction costs got some good news from county administrator Holland Belue. More...

County expected to sign nursing home land purchase agreement

At their most recent meeting, Cherokee County Council members authorized their administrator to draft a purchase/sale land agreement for the proposed veterans nursing home.  Next week, they are expected to sign that agreement.  Cherokee Cou More...

26 Gaffney High students form school fishing team

National college fishing champion Gettys Brannon returned home to Gaffney to offer fishing advice before 28 Gaffney High fishing team members kicked off their season Saturday on Lake Keowee.  Gaffney High anglers fished on Lake Keowee from 6:45 More...

Sports

ACC to relocate athletic championships from North Carolina - Free Access

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — The Atlantic Coast Conference has followed the NCAA's lead and is removing all its athletic championships from North Carolina over a state law that some say can lead to discrimination against LGBT people.  More...

Going Organic

New field ready to shine when Indians host Northwestern

Games at The Reservation always get Gaffney folks fired up. But even the most enthusiastic Indian fan will be stunned by the new organic turf field. “It’s going to be pretty,” Gaffney High Athletic Director Mark Huff said. More...

Indians gearing up as schedule toughens up with Hillcrest, Trojans and region foes

The Gaffney Indians are set to begin the hard part of their schedule. The Indians travel to Hillcrest on Friday before a big home game against defending Class 4A Division II state champion Northwestern. More...

Columns

THEIR VIEW

Saving ideas from ‘safe spaces’

Princeton University took a pass on making one of its great men — former President Woodrow Wilson — a nonperson last year. But it is taking on mankind in a general way by recommending non-gender-based terminology for students and staff. More...

LETTERS

Thanks for comprehensive coverage  Dear Cody:  I have intended to write this letter to you for several days, however personal issues have kept me busy.  More...

LEDGER COLUMNIST

‘You don’t have to holler’

My wife says I am TOO sensitive. There are numerous definitions for the word, but the one that fits in this case is: easily offended or upset. More...

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