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Super Bowl matchups

HOUSTON (AP) — Matchups for the Super Bowl between the Atlanta Falcons (13-5) and New England Patriots (16-2) in Houston: When the Falcons have the ball More...

POLITICAL FOOTBALL: For some, Super Bowl reflects US divide

BOSTON (AP) — Not even the grandest of American sports spectacles is immune to the nation's deep political divisions.  Patriots fans have spent nearly two full seasons being reminded of the close friendship between President Donald Trump a More...

Indians stay hot; down South Pointe

An overtime loss at home to South Pointe earlier this month left a sour taste in the mouths of the Gaffney boys basketball players. More...

Columns

THEIR VIEW

Time for healing after Corley’s resignation

We took no comfort in calling for former Rep. Chris Corley’s resignation earlier this month, but in announcing his intentions to step down, Corley made the right move for residents living in S.C. House District 84. More...

DAVID LIMBAUGH

Pot-kettle media call Trump insecure

The Associated Press reports that President Donald Trump is “dogged by insecurity over his loss of the popular vote” and over “media coverage,” but I have a different idea about whose insecurity is on display. More...

IT’S JUST ME

Who knows what awaits me under there

It is time to change the filter on my heating / air conditioning system. Normally that would be no problem because in most instances, indeed in most homes across the country, access to one’s heating/ air conditioning filter is quite easy. More...

New women’s shelter set to open Feb. 15

A local woman will use her experience with drug addiction and homelessness to help other women.  Joyce Coppick was introduced to drugs at age 9, lost her son to social services and spent a year in jail for stealing to maintain her drug addiction More...

School boss gets high evaluation marks; test scores a concern

Although expressing concern about the district’s test scores, Cherokee County School Board members gave superintendent Dr. Quincie Moore high marks for her job performance in their yearly evaluation. More...

Local News

MOST VOTES

Debbie and Ashby Blakely of Blakely Funeral Home and Crematory accept the Golden Peach Award for the most votes overall in The Gaffney Ledger’s Reader’s Choice contest. More...

Multiple trailer thefts reported

Cherokee County Sheriff ’s Office deputies are investigating a number of utility trailer thefts that have occurred in the past two weeks. More...

REAL OR NOT?

Warren Player, brother-in-law of Ledger publisher Cody Sossamon, submitted this photo of a sunset over Charleston harbor following Clemson’s win over Alabama for the national championship. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

James W. Wyatt

Cowpens, S.C. — James William Wyatt, 46, of 419 Oakdale Road, passed away on Wednesday, January 25, 2017.  More...

Edwin Ross

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Wayne Thomas

Wayne Moore Thomas, 75, 147 Whites Farm Road, Blacksburg, SC, went home to be with the Lord January 27, 2017, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center, Spartanburg, SC. More...

State News

After Roof trial, South Carolina addressing faith, violence intersection

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The federal trial of the South Carolina man who slaughtered nine Bible study participants has come and gone, with Dylann Roof's death sentence assuring he will spend the rest of his limited days in custody. More...

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Poll

Sen. Harvey Peeler (R-Gaffney) sponsored a resolution Dec. 7 for the Senate Committee on Interstate Cooperation to study the potential impact of not recognizing Daylight Savings Time. Do you think DST should be abolished?