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Indiana leads pack for Gaffney’s Sarratt

Gaffney High quarterback Tyshun Sarratt will wait until the sometime during the season to announce his commitment to a college.  If he had to make the decision today, Sarratt would choose the Indiana Hoosiers.  Sarratt visited the school&rs More...

How fast is ‘D’?

Today’s scrimmage with York, Greer should answer that question

There's nothing subtle about offensive innovations taking over high school football. The no-huddle. The hurry-up. What’s the best way to combat the high-tempo offense? How about a high-tempo defense, featuring speed and pace. More...

SPORTS BRIEFS

Gaffney High School reserved season football tickets will go on sale Monday, Aug. 7 through Friday, Aug. 11 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. to those persons who were season ticket holders last year. More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

Sipping and strolling

For the first time ever I visited the fine city of Savannah, Ga., last week and instantly fell in love with the old world charm and the history there.  But two things struck me from the get-go.  More...

RASMUSSEN REPORT

Automation is nothing new

In recent years, some people have become convinced that the digital revolution will lead to mass unemployment. More...

STAR PARKER

Work on health care must go on

NBC’s Chuck Todd started his “Meet the Press” interview with Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price with an important question.  More...

Breaking News - 8/4/2017 2:40 PM

Sanders Jr. withdraws from race - Free Access

By LARRY HILLIARD Ledger Staff Writer larry@gaffneyledger.com  More...

What’s up with Duke’s Lee Nuclear Station?

Inquiring minds want to know

Despite growing questions, and doubts, about whether or not the  William States Lee III Nuclear  Station will ever be built in  Gaffney, Duke Energy is remaining mum at the moment on its plans.  Duke recently received an extension More...

Local News

BIRDS OF FEATHER, RIDE TOGETHER

BIRDS OF FEATHER, RIDE TOGETHER — This pair was spotted Sunday morning enjoying a ride down W. Floyd Baker Boulevard. More...

Bar owner sentenced on drug charges stemming from a raid on his business

A former Gaffney bar owner, who was arrested earlier this year following a several weeks-long narcotics investigation that led to a police raid, was sentenced to home detention and probation after pleading guilty Monday in Cherokee County General Ses More...

KNOW(2) receives $10,000 grant for BGEN

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina has awarded a $10,000 Community Enrichment Grant to KNOW(2) in Cherokee County.  Community Enrichment grants are designed to provide financial support to organizations whose services go beyond More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Betty Bradley

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Carl Breakfield

BLACKSBURG — Carl Ray Breakfield, 52, 116 Jordan Lane, Blacksburg, died unexpectedly July 31, 2017, at Mary Black - Gaffney. He is the husband of Kelley Hamrick Breakfield of the home and son of the late Charles and Ruth Ann Law Breakfield. More...

Daniel Porter

Daniel Hydrick Porter, 86 of Charlotte, passed away peacefully on August 2, 2017, surrounded by family and friends.  Born on Dec 6, 1930, to William Preston Porter and Vera Peeler Porter in Blacksburg, Dan was proceeded in death by his parents, More...

State News

Family settles lawsuit over fraternity pledge's death

PICKENS, S.C. (AP) — The family of a university student in South Carolina who died falling off a bridge during a pledge run has settled its lawsuit against Clemson University and the fraternity.  More...

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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?