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Blacksburg faces mirror image in Liberty

Blacksburg High football players hope to make this a November to remember as the Wildcats are in the rare position of preparing for a playoff game over Thanksgiving holidays. Blacksburg will host Liberty tonight at 7:30 p.m. More...

ACC teams on a roll vs. SEC in state rivalry showdowns

ATLANTA (AP) — Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson wants to see the ACC continue its two-year run of dominance in state rivalry games against teams from the SEC.  More...

ATHLON SPORTS INSIDE NASCAR

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LEDGER COLUMNIST

Food, football and travel

I had my first food coma of the holiday season Sunday.  After walking across the church parking lot to send the Sports page, I grabbed a late lunch and settled in for what I thought was going to be a 30- minute nap. More...

THEIR VIEW

Prison staff should be paid fairly

South Carolina can’t have it both ways.  It can’t get criminals off the street and into jail cells and fail to pay prison staff adequately.  More...

LIBERTY BELLE

Trump’s path to repeal

On the stump, Donald Trump promised to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Now obstacles are emerging on the left and right. Democrats are sowing panic, falsely predicting that 20 million will lose coverage. More...

We need your help as Christmas Is For Kids campaign kicks off

The Christmas holidays isn’t always a happy time for children, especially in difficult economic times.  More...

Gunman robs work crewman

Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office deputies are investigating two armed robberies that were reported Tuesday afternoon and early Wednesday, the first of them targeting a worker on a Cherokee County road crew that was picking up brush and limbs.&n More...

Local News

HAIL TO THE KING

HAIL TO THE KING — Jordan Clawson was crowned the Powder Bowl king Tuesday for Gaffney High. More...

EAT YOUR FRUITS AND VEGETABLES

EAT YOUR FRUITS AND VEGETABLES — Members of Gaffney High’s fit2gether wellness organization were dressed as fruits and vegetables Tuesday to remind students at the Powder Bowl game to eat More...

Recreation commissioners taking a wait-and-see approach to new facility

It may not take a miracle but it will take a change of heart on Cherokee County Council to move forward with the proposed Lake Whelchel recreational facility. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Cecil Montgomery

Mr. Cecil Montgomery, age 76, of 8001 Merrick Drive, Peachtree City, Georgia, husband of Mrs. Connie Montgomery, peacefully departed this life at his home on November 21, 2016.  More...

Robert Snelling

Gaffney, S.C. More...

Arthur (Jughead) Easler

Gaffney, S.C. — Arthur Lewis (Jughead) Easler, 80, of 527 Sarratt School Road, formerly of 722 Shelby Highway, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, November 22, 2016, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.  More...

National News

There’s an app for that — not

DETROIT (AP) — The government wants smartphone makers to lock out most apps when the phone is being used by someone driving a car.  The voluntary guidelines unveiled Wednesday are designed to reduce crashes caused by drivers distracted by More...

Grumpy Cat’s Top 10

NEW YORK (AP) — Grumpy Cat's got a message just in time for the holidays and she doesn't care how you feel about it. More...

Gift Guide: Cool tech toys for the kid in your life

NEW YORK (AP) — Looking for a cool tech gift for a kid in your life?  More...

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